Thứ Sáu, 22 tháng 12, 2023

Talking about Mid Autumn - Kids

1: Vocabularies

Lantern (n) /ˈlæn.tərn/ - Example: Children carry colorful lanterns during the Mid-Autumn Festival.


Mooncake (n) /ˈmuːn.keɪk/ - Example: Families enjoy delicious mooncakes on this special occasion.

Harvest (n) /ˈhɑː.vɪst/ - Example: The Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates the bountiful harvest.

Family Reunion (n) /ˈfæm.ɪ.li rɪˈjuː.njən/ - Example: It's a time for family reunion and togetherness.

Tradition (n) /trəˈdɪʃ.ən/ - Example: The festival is rich in cultural traditions and customs.

Full Moon (n) /fʊl muːn/ - Example: The full moon during Mid-Autumn is bright and beautiful.

Lantern Parade (n) /ˈlæn.tərn pəˈreɪd/ - Example: The lantern parade is a highlight of the festival.

Actions During Mid-Autumn Festival

Admire (v) /ədˈmaɪr/ - Example: Families gather to admire the full moon together.

Perform (v) /pərˈfɔːrm/ - Example: Children perform traditional dances during the festival.

Taste (v) /teɪst/ - Example: Don't forget to taste the delicious mooncakes!

Attend (v) /əˈtend/ - Example: Many families attend community events during the festival.

Carry (v) /ˈker.i/ - Example: Children carry lanterns as they walk through the neighborhood.

Sing (v) /sɪŋ/ - Example: People sing festive songs during the lantern parade.

Enjoy (v) /ɪnˈdʒɔɪ/ - Example: Families gather to enjoy the beautiful moonlit night.

To look up at the moon

Watching moon

  • Exchange wishes:

  • 1. Wish you and your family a happy Mid-Autumn Festival.

    2. Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! May the round moon bring you a happy family and a successful future.

3. Feelings During Mid-Autumn Festival

Excitement (n) /ɪkˈsaɪt.mənt/ - Example: The children's excitement fills the air during the festival.

Joyful (adj) /ˈdʒɔɪ.fəl/ - Example: Families share joyful moments while enjoying mooncakes.

4. Some of the outdoor activities for children:

Tug of war

Hide and seek

Play marbles /ˈmɑːrbl/

Play hopscotch /ˈhɑːpskɑːtʃ/


Merry go round

Sandbox /ˈsændbɑːks/

Seesaw /ˈsiː sɔː/

Swing /swɪŋ/

Slide /slaɪd/

Capture the flag /ˈkæptʃər/

Play tag

Part 2: Grammars

1. Simple Structures for Communication

  • Present Simple Tense: Used to talk about routine actions or facts.

    • Example: Every year, families celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with lanterns and mooncakes.

  • Imperative Sentences: Used for giving instructions or commands.

    • Example: Carry your lantern carefully during the parade.

  • Present Continuous Tense: Used for actions happening at the moment.

    • Example: Look! Children are performing traditional dances on the stage.

Part 3: Questions

  • What is the Mid-Autumn Festival?

  • In which month does the Mid-Autumn Festival usually occur?

  • What activities are commonly organized in schools or communities during this time?

  • What are some traditional games played during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

  • Can you name three types of mooncakes commonly enjoyed during the festival?

  • What do families admire during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

  • What do families exchange on this special day?

  • How do homes and streets look during the festival?

  • What do children carry as they walk through the neighborhood?

  • What do people taste during the Mid-Autumn Festival?

  • What events do families attend during the festival?

  • What do people sing during the lantern parade?

  • What do families enjoy on the beautiful moonlit night?

  • How do families share joyful moments?

  • Why do families feel grateful during the festival?

  • What does the festival unite people in celebrating?

  • When do families feel warm while enjoying the festival?

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