最牛“00”后庆生 Woman celebrates her 117th birthday

Gao Huiying China Plus Published: 2017-09-25 14:37:00
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最牛“00”后庆生 Woman celebrates her 117th birthday

Born(出生) in 1900, Zhu Zhengshi celebrated(庆祝) 117th birthday(生日) on Sep.21 with her more than 100 descendants(后代) in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Her family, spanning(跨越) five generations(代), sang happy(快乐) birthday to her.

最牛“00”后庆生 Woman celebrates her 117th birthday

While Zhu is one of the oldest(最老的) people living today, as per the news released by Guinness World Record in 2015, the oldest person ever to have lived is Jeanne Calment, a woman from France who lived to be 122 years and 164 days old.

最牛“00”后庆生 Woman celebrates her 117th birthday

最牛“00”后庆生 Woman celebrates her 117th birthday

最牛“00”后庆生 Woman celebrates her 117th birthday

词汇 Words:

[chū shēng] 出生 born
[qìng zhù] 庆祝 celebrate
[kuà yuè] 跨越 span
[shēng rì] 生日 birthday
[hòu dài] 后代 descendant
[dài] 代 generation
[kuài lè] 快乐 happy

重点词汇 Key word:

  •  <动词 v.> grow
    E.g. Zhè zhǒng zhí wù shēng zài hán dài。
    这种植物生在寒带。
    This plant grows in frigid zone.

  • <动词 v.> be born
    E.g. Tā shēng zài měi guó,zhǎng zài zhōng guó。
    他生在美国,长在中国。
    He was born in America and bred up in China.

  • <名词 n.> means to maintain life; (means) of livelihood
    E.g. Tā yǐ xiě zuò wéi shēng。
    他以写作为生。
    He made a living by writing.

  • <形容词 adj.> green; unripe; uncooked
    E.g. Huáng guā kě yǐ shēng chī。
    黄瓜可以生吃。
    The cucumbers can be eaten raw.

  • <形容词 adj.> strange; unfamiliar
    E.g. Gāng dào zhè lǐ,gōng zuò hěn shēng。
    刚到这里,工作很生。
    I'm new here, so I'm not familiar with the work.

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