Happy New Year’s Day–元旦快乐




New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the beginning of a new year.


Family usually get together for dinner or have a party with friends on the evening of Dec. 31. Then, they will count down the hours, minutes, and seconds to welcome the New Year. When the New Year’s midnight bell rings, with brilliant fireworks and cheerful music, the new year begins. New Year’s Day, it’s a public holiday in many countries, so people have a day off work. Usually, people will visit friends or relatives, watch movies, make a trip or go shopping and so on.



New Year’s Day is the first day of the coming year, so people often make New Year’s Resolutions for themselves. These resolutions are goals and promises they want to accomplish during the coming year. And most of New Year’s resolutions are connected with study, life, love and work.

For example:

(Wǒ xiǎng zìjǐ yí ge rén qù lǚyóu.)

I want to travel alone.

(Tāmen xiǎng yào yǒu ge hěn lóngzhòng de hūnlǐ.)

They want a very grand wedding.

(Tāmen zǎn qián xiǎng mǎi zhuàng xīn fángzi. )

They’re saving money for a new house.

(Tā gěi zìjǐ zhìdìng jiànshēn jìhuà.)

He made himself an exercise plan.

(Wǒ xiǎng mǎi ge shùmǎ shèxiàngjī.)

I want to buy a digital video camera.

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