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.
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.
[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。
This plant grows in frigid zone.
<动词 v.> be born
E.g. Tā shēng zài měi guó,zhǎng zài zhōng guó。
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。
He made a living by writing.
<形容词 adj.> green; unripe; uncooked
E.g. Huáng guā kě yǐ shēng chī。
The cucumbers can be eaten raw.
<形容词 adj.> strange; unfamiliar
E.g. Gāng dào zhè lǐ,gōng zuò hěn shēng。
I'm new here, so I'm not familiar with the work.