Freeman | 林枫
We celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar new year in China, also called the Spring Festival, usually about one month later than New Year's Day on the Gregorian calendar. People are expected to return home before the Eve of the Spring Festival, and that day is called "Chuxi" in Chinese. On that evening, family members, usually three generations included, sit together to have a feast, which is basically the biggest dinner a Chinese would have all year round. The dishes vary across different regions of the large country. But one thing for sure is that the fish are always included in that dinner because the word fish and extra in Chinese have the same pronunciation. In this way, people are hoping to have extra or spare things(e.g., money, food) for the next year.
Feb 19, 2022 12:35 PM
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We celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar new year in China, also called the Spring Festival, usually about one month later than New Year's Day on the Gregorian calendar. People are expected to return home before the Eve of the Spring Festival, and that day is called "Chuxi" in Chinese. On that evening, family members, usually three generations included, sit together to have a feast, which is basically the biggest dinner a Chinese would have all year round. The dishes vary across different regions of the large country. But one thing for sure is that the fish are always included in that dinner because the word fish and extra in Chinese have the same pronunciation. In this way, people are hoping to have extra or spare things(e.g., money, food) for the next year. I very much agree with Ryan's corrections. Just a few suggestions which could help add a wider range of vocabulary: Where you have said: The dishes vary across different regions of the large country. You could say: Dishes vary from region to region. (I personally don't see the need to say "across the large country" it is just extra information that you could take out if you want to be more concise) I recommend not starting a sentence with But in English. You could swap it for However. If you want to advance your vocabulary you could perhaps say: However, one thing for sure is that fish is a staple ingredient in this meal... Very well done, keep up the great work!
Feb 20, 2022 8:09 PM
We celebrate the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year in China, also known as the Spring Festival, usually in the Gregorian calendar about a month later than New Year's Day. People are expected to return home before spring, and the day is called "Chouki" in Chinese. On that night, family members, usually three generations, sit together to celebrate, which is basically the largest dinner a Chinese person eats all year round. The dishes vary across different regions of our large country. But one thing is for sure, fish is always included in the dinner because the word fish and extra has the same pronunciation in Chinese. In this way, people hope to have extra or extra things (like money, food) for next year.
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Mar 19, 2022 10:39 AM
e usually celebrate the traditional Chinese lunar new year in China, also called the Spring Festival, about one month after New Year's Day on the Gregorian calendar. People are expected to return home before the Eve of the Spring Festival, which is called "Chuxi" in Chinese. On that evening, family members, usually three generations, sit together to feast on the most significant dinner a Chinese would have all year round. The dishes vary across different regions of our large country. But one thing for sure is that we always serve fish because the word fish and the word extra in Chinese have the same pronunciation. In this way, people hope to have extra or spare things(e.g., money, food) for the following year.
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Feb 19, 2022 2:04 PM
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