Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Hello I’m Crown Today I’ll be introducing vocabulary about the Moon Festival! Welcome back to Crown’s vocabulary series~ Last episode we introduced Starbucks vocabulary today, I’ll be teaching about the traditional holiday, Mid-Autumn Festival and the English vocabulary you should know! It is again that time of the year when we celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with our loved ones This festival is often celebrated around September and October Many Chinese rank it as the second most important festival of the Chinese culture, right after Chinese New Year First of all, let's look at the word, 中秋節 中秋節 in English is Mid-Autumn Festival This festival is also called Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival Next up, 月餅 月餅 in English is mooncake The most popular and important tradition during this festival is to eat mooncakes This is a cake made with wheat flour and a variety of different flavored stuffings Mooncakes are often round-shaped this is because in Chinese culture roundness symbolizes completeness and togetherness Then we have, 柚子 柚子 in English is pomelo Pomelo is the most commonly eaten fruit during this festival Next we have, 桂花酒 桂花酒 in English is cassia wine (Isn't Ke$ha that singer?) Yeah Tick-tock on the clock (Tik Tok lyrics) Tonight, make it pop, DJ...... (wrong lyrics lol XD) Drinking this wine signifies a happy life and family reunion Then we have, 烤肉 烤肉 in English is barbecue People would either barbecue out in the open or in restaurants Then, 團圓飯 團圓飯 in English is reunion dinner Next, 燈籠 燈籠 in English is lantern Next we have, 傳說 傳說 in English is myth The most popular myth and legend for this festival is 嫦娥奔月 Chang’e flying to the moon Legend has it that Chang’e drank the elixir of immortality and flew to the moon That is why this festival is often depicted with the picture of a beautiful lady with the moon As you can see, today I tried cosplaying into 嫦娥 and here's the moon Similarity 100% Then we have, 賞月 賞月 in English is moon-gazing Last, 颱風 颱風 in English is typhoon Typhoons usually occur in the late summer and early autumn time in Taiwan Depending on the location of their occurrences even though they are all the same, they will be called different names In the northwestern Pacific, these storms are called “typhoons” in the Atlantic, these storms are called “hurricanes” and in the Indian Ocean, these storms are called “cyclones” And now that you know all the basics about the Moon Festival you can introduce this Chinese culture to your foreign friends If you like this video, please give me a thumbs up! If you would like to see more videos please click on this button to subscribe to our YouTube channel We have new videos up every Monday and Thursday at 9PM We also have Instagram and Facebook You can find us using Ray Du English or 阿滴英文 And that is a wrap, thank you guys for watching as always and I’ll catch you guys next time! See ya!