Living English Every Day – October 2015

Celebrating National Day

151002      National Day marks the establishment of People’s Republic of China.

151005      I would like to witness the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square.

151006      I will not miss the fireworks display.

151007      People can enjoy a one-week holiday in Mainland China.

151008      There is a swarm of people at every tourist spot in China.

151009      Shoppers can enjoy a good discount on the National Day.



Working Hard for Uniform Test

151012      I am not here to be average. I am here to be awesome.

151013      Push yourself because no one else can do it for you.

151014     The secret to getting ahead is to get started now.

151015      An expert always starts as a beginner.

151016      Study now. It can be a difference between a pass and a fail.


Customs of Chung Yeung Festival

151019           It’s time to visit our ancestors at cemeteries.

 151020          We burn incense sticks and lay out our offering to show respect.

151022           We clean up the grave and reprint inscriptions on gravestone.

151023          It is considered good luck to travel to high place.

151030           People believe that carrying a dogwood can drive away the evil spirits.