About the Mid-Autumn Festival • The Mid-Autumn Festival is also known as the _______Festival. • Q1: ___(1) Sun (2) Moon (3) Star
What do we do On the Moon Festival? • The custom of going outside to ___________is common everywhere.
What do we do On the Moon Festival? • People always find a nice place from where we can gaze the bright harvest moon. • Q4: • (1) (2) (3)
What do we do On the Moon Festival? • And the whole family eats moon _________ and enjoys moonlight together. • Q5: • (1) cakes • (2) coke • (3) cooks
Legends about the Mid-Autumn Festival • Like most Chinese holidays, there are many legends related to the Mid-Autumn Festival. • Q6: (1) animals • (2) people • (3) stories
Legends about the Mid-Autumn Festival • One of the stories is about a man named Hou Yi. He won the elixir of immorality by shooting nine suns from the sky with his ______. Q7: (1) boy • (2) bow • (3) ball
Legends about the Mid-Autumn Festival • But his ______ named Chang O greedily swallowed the potion. When the concoction worked through her body, she became lighter and flew into the sky. • Q7: (1) brother • (2) sister (3) wife
Legends about the Mid-Autumn Festival • People believe that she flew to the moon on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, they offer annual prayer and sacrifices to the moon on that day to commemorate the event.
Seasonal Delicacies On the Mid-Autumn Festival • Moon Cakes are seasonal delicacies on the Mid-Autumn Festival. The reason why they are called Moon Cakes may be because they are shaped like the moon. • Q8: (1) yummy food • (2) sports • (3) music
Seasonal Delicacies On the Mid-Autumn Festival • And another typical food is • “____________________”. • Q9: (1) orange • (2) watermelon • (3) pomelo
Seasonal Delicacies on the Mid-Autumn Festival • In Chinese, the sound of pomelos is similar with that of “blessing”, so the fruit is considered auspicious. • Q10: (1) bad • (2) lucky • (3) big
Seasonal Delicacies on the Mid-Autumn Festival • Since pomelo season is close to the Mid-Autumn Festival, this sweet fruit has naturally become a part of the festival.
Quiz Time • 1. When’s the Mid-Autumn Festival?
Quiz Time • 2.What are the seasonal • delicacies on the • Mid-Autumn Festival?
Quiz Time • 3. What do we do on the Mid-Autumn Festival?