Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. The Chinese don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, but they do have a word for it: 感恩节 (gǎn ēn jié). You can impress your Chinese friends with your mastery of their language. You can watch the video here, and be sure to come back and use the audio-infused tables below to practice the sentences and vocabulary.

PinyinChineseEnglish
感恩节gǎn ēn jiéThanksgiving Holiday
吃南瓜派chī nán guā pàiEat pumpkin pie
吃火鸡chī huǒ jīEat turkey
Gulu-gulu-gleeGulu-gulu-gleeGobble gobble gobble
感恩 感恩 感恩节gǎn ēn gǎn ēn gǎn ēn jiéThanks, thanks, thanks-giving
大家说 说谢谢dà jiā shuō shuō xiè xièEveryone says, say thank you
感恩节gǎn ēn jiéThanks-giving
去奶奶家qù nǎi nǎi jiāTo grama’s house
看亲戚kàn qīn qīSee relatives
看查理布朗kàn chá lǐ bù lǎngSee Charlie Brown
感恩 感恩 感恩节gǎn ēn gǎn ēn gǎn ēn jiéThanks, thanks, thanks-giving
大家说 说谢谢dà jiā shuō shuō xiè xièEveryone says, say thank you

Vocabulary

PinyinEnglish
感恩gǎn ēngrateful,thankful
jiéholiday
chīeat
火鸡huǒ jīturkey
南瓜nán guā pumpkin
pàipie
大家dà jiāeveryone
shuōsay
谢谢xiè xièthank-you
go
奶奶nǎi nǎiGramma
jiāhome
kànsee
亲戚qīn qīrelatives
查理布朗chá lǐ bù lǎngCharlie Brown

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