Translate the phrases.
fly a kite
be made of
go on a vacation to
many different kinds of
be famous for
the international kite festival
be painted with …
What do you know about folk or traditional art, like paper cutting? Tell your partner about it.
Do you know what they are?
Yeah. They are Chinese paper cuttings.
It’s one of the Chinese traditional arts.
Paper cutting is one of the most popular traditional folk arts in China. During the Spring Festival and wedding celebrations, they are used to decorate doors, rooms and windows. The color most frequently used is red. Chinese paper cutting is very popular around the world, which is often used as be the gift for foreign friends.
2c Read the passage again and answer the questions.
What do traditional Chinese art forms try to show?
What were sky lanterns used for before and what are they used for now?