Learning : Traditional Sports In China
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Abstract : With such a long history and culture, China has it's home grown sports, some literally spawn from legends of past. As to with the rise of Chinese culture and awareness in the west, so too these sports but be one step ahead of game and know it in Mandarin!

Hi dàjiā hǎo wǒ shì Benny, huānyíng lái Bennysland. Today's experience is quite interesting (jīntiān de experience fēicháng yǒuyìsi), because I'll be teaching you some words about traditional Chinese sports and the stories associated to these traditional sports. Let's go through the vocabulary first.

tǎijíquán / tàijí

太极拳/太极

taiji chuan/taichi

duānwǔ jié

端午节

Duanwu jie (Dragon Boat Festival)

sài lóngzhōu

赛龙舟

dragon boat race

lìshǐ

历史

history

yī zhǒng

一种

a kind of

chuántǒng de

传统的

traditional

yī wèi

一位

one (for person)

gǔdài de

古代的

ancient

shīrén

诗人

poet

wèile jìniàn

为了纪念

in commemoration of

àiguó de

爱国的

patriotic

 

 

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Simplified

Traditional

zhèng

political/politics/government

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