第二课 春天在哪里Where is spring

《第二课 春天在哪里》 Where is spring

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Background: It's snowing outside.

Panpan: It's too cold now. I miss the weather in spring.
Tom: 我也是。There is no doubt that spring is a nice season. Grass sprout, flowers in bloom, birds sing. The temperature is also very comfortable.
Panpan: What you said reminds me a children's song describing the spring, named "Where is spring".
Tom: Where is spring? 春天在哪里?
A:是的。In this song, the children who are curious about nature try to find where is spring.
Tom: Really? Let's listen to it.


春天在哪里呀?春天在哪里?春天在那清脆的山林里。这里有红花呀,这里有绿草,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。嘀哩哩哩哩嘀哩哩哩哩哩哩哩,嘀哩哩哩哩嘀哩哩哩哩哩哩。春天在清脆的山林里,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。

Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ ya? Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ? Chūn tiān zài nà qīng cuì de shān lín lǐ. zhè lǐ yǒu hóng huā ya, zhè lǐ yǒu lǜ cǎo, hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí. Dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ, dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ. Chūn tiān zài qīng cuì de shān lín lǐ, hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí.

Where is spring, where is spring. Spring is in the fresh green mountain. There are red flowers, green grass, and little orioles singing in the fresh green mountain. Di li li li li di li li li li li li li, di li li li li di li li li li li li. Spring is in the fresh greeen mountain, and little orioles are singing.

春天在哪里呀?春天在哪里?春天在那湖水的倒影里。映出红的花呀,映出绿的草,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。嘀哩哩哩哩嘀哩哩哩哩哩哩哩,嘀哩哩哩哩嘀哩哩哩哩哩哩。春天在湖水的倒影里,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。

Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ ya? Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ? Chūn tiān zài nà hú shuǐ de dào yǐng lǐ. Yìng chū hóng de huā ya, Yìng chū lǜ de cǎo, hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí. Dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ, dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ. Chūn tiān zài hú shuǐ de dào yǐng lǐ, hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí.

Where is spring, where is spring. Spring is in the inverted reflection in lake water. It mirrors red flowers, green grass, and little orioles singing in the fresh green mountain. Di li li li li di li li li li li li li, di li li li li di li li li li li li. Spring is in the inverted reflection in lake water, and little orioles are singing.


春天在哪里呀?春天在哪里?春天在那小朋友的眼睛里。看见红的花呀,看见绿的草,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。嘀哩哩哩哩嘀哩哩哩哩哩哩哩,嘀哩哩哩哩嘀哩哩哩哩哩哩。春天在那小朋友的眼睛里,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。

Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ ya? Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ? Chūn tiān zài nà xiǎo péng yǒu de yǎn jīng lǐ. Kàn jiàn hóng de huā ya, kàn jiàn lǜ de cǎo, hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí. Dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ ,dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ dī lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ lǐ. Chūn tiān zài nà xiǎo péng yǒu de yǎn jīng lǐ, hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí.

Where is spring, where is spring. Spring is in the children's eyes. Seeing red flowers, green grass, and little orioles singing in the fresh green mountain. Di li li li li di li li li li li li li, di li li li li di li li li li li li. Spring is in the children's eyes, and little orioles are singing.

Tom: The rhythm of the song is so lively and vivacious.I guess it is very popular with children. And I heared the voice of many "di li li li",what is the meaning of "嘀哩哩哩"?
Panpan: Of course. It is very popular."嘀哩哩哩" are words inserted in a line of songs for balance or euphony. There is no meaning , but it causes the song to be lively and vivacious in strain.
Tom: Tom: 噢,原来是这样子。
Panpan:这首歌听完了,我要考考你。你现在会用中文说“where is spring”了吗?
Tom:当然。"Where is spring " 就是“春天在哪里”。spring is “春天”。
Panpan: 是的,那你会说,“where is summer”, "where is my pen" 吗?
Tom:let me think about it.
Panpan: Aha,"在哪里"就是询问在什么地方。
Tom:summer 是“夏天”。"where is summer" 就是“夏天在哪里”。
Panpan:You are clever.同样的,“where is my pen”就是“我的钢笔在哪里”。
Tom:Got it.
Panpan: I want to ask you another question, where is spring in this song?
Tom: So easy. Spring is in the fresh green mountain. Spring is in the inverted reflection in lake water. Spring is in the children's eyes.
Panpan: Yes.春天(chūn tiān )在清脆(qīng cuì )的山林(shān lín )里,“清脆” is used to modify the noun “山林”。春天在湖水( hú shuǐ )的倒影(dào yǐng )里,春天在小朋友( xiǎo péng yǒu )的眼睛(yǎn jīng )里。
Tom:倒影? Does “倒影” means mirror ?
Panpan: The fact is that “倒影” is a noun. The meaning of it is reflection. The verb “映” means mirror. and the character "照" also means mirror. we can say "映" and “照”are synonyms.
Tom: 原来"倒影"是名词,"映"是动词啊,我明白了。I see.
Panpan: 恩,汉语是一门很丰富的语言哦。
Tom:恩。
Panpan:哈哈。Do you feel worm now, after heard this song?
Tom: Just a little. ButI am expecting the next spring's coming


  • 1. 春天在哪里?
    Pinyin:   Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ ? Meaning: Where is spring?
  • 2. 春天在那清脆的山林里。
    Pinyin:   Chūn tiān zài nà qīng cuì de shān lín lǐ . Meaning: Spring is in the fresh green mountain.
  • 3. 春天在那湖水的倒影里。
    Pinyin:   Chūn tiān zài nà hú shuǐ de dǎo yǐng lǐ . Meaning: Spring is in the inverted reflection in lake water
  • 4. 春天在那小朋友的眼睛里。
    Pinyin:   Chūn tiān zài nà xiǎo péng yǒu de yǎn jing lǐ. Meaning: Spring is in the children's eyes.
  • 5. 还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。
    Pinyin:   Hái yǒu nà huì chàng gē de xiǎo huáng lí. Meaning: Little qrioles are singing.

  • 1. 清脆    qīng cuì
    adjective. Meaning: fresh and green
  • 2. 山林    shān lín
    noun. Meaning: mountain forest
  • 3. 倒影    dào yǐng
    noun. Meaning: inverted reflection
  • 4. 映    yìng
    verb. Meaning: to mirror,reflect
  • 5. 春天    chūn tiān
    noun. Meaning: spring


  • 1. The Structure “在……里”.(春天在那清脆的山林里)
    Meaning:       “在……里”indicates a location or a range of things. Most of the time, it is used as a predicate in a sentence, Sometimes, it is used as an adverbial or a complement in the sentence.
    Example:    

    1.   我的钢笔在铅笔盒里。

        Pinyin: Wǒ de gāng bǐ zài qiān bǐ hé lǐ.

        Meaning: My pen is in pencil-box.


    2.   爸爸在饭店里当经理。

        Pinyin: Bà bà zài fàn diàn lǐ dāng jīng lǐ .

        Meaning: Dad is working in the hotel as manager.


    3.   我把书落在桌子上了。

        Pinyin: Wǒ bǎ shū luò zài zhuō zi shàng le 。

        Meaning: I have fell the book on the table.

  • 2. The structure “有……,(有)……,还有……”.(这里有红花呀,这里有绿草,还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。)
    Meaning:       “有……,(有)……,还有……”indicates enumeration. Sometimes the second "有" in the pattern can be left out.
    Example:    

    1.   我们班里有美国人,日本人,还有澳大利亚人。

        Pinyin: Wǒ men bān lǐ yǒu měi guó rén, rì běn rén, hái yǒu ào dà lì yà rén.

        Meaning: There are American,Japanese,and Australian in our class.


    2.   家里的家具有桌子,椅子,还有床。

        Pinyin: jiā lǐ de jiā jù yǒu zhuō zi,yǐ zi,hái yǒu chuáng 。

        Meaning: There are table, chairs and beds in the house


    3.   花园里有玫瑰,月季,还有牡丹。

        Pinyin: Huā yuán lǐ yǒu méiguī , yuèjì, hái yǒu mǔdān.

        Meaning: There are roses, Chinese roses, and peonies in the garden.


  • 1. How to say " where is spring " in Chinese ?
    A. 春天是什么?

    B. 春天在哪里?

    C. 春天怎么了?

    D. 春天很好。

  • 2. What does the verb "映" mean?
    A. to mirror

    B. to look for

    C. to find

    D. to move

  • 3. According to the song, which kind of feeling do the children express of spring?
    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

  • 4. Which of the choice is wrong to answer the question? 春天在哪里? Chūn tiān zài nǎ lǐ ?
    A. 春天在那清脆的山林里。

    B. 春天在那湖水的倒影里。

    C. 春天在那小朋友的眼睛里。

    D. 还有那会唱歌的小黄鹂。

  • 5. In this song, which of the following animasl is always singing in the spring?
    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

  • 6. Please choose the right answer to fill the following blanks. 这里____红花呀,这里____绿草,____那会唱歌的小黄鹂
    A. 还有, 还有, 还有

    B. 有,有,有

    C. 有, 有, 还有

    D. 还有,还有,有

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