A: What else does astrologer Jesse Tang’s horoscope reading say?
B: Librans may have romantic woes, Scorpios shouldn’t waste time at work, and Sagittarians can show their ambition.
A: How about the other zodiac signs?
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B: Capricorns can bravely express their opinions, Aquarians can try to be practical, and Pisceans should avoid overworking.
B: 「天秤座」可能遇上爛桃花、「天蠍座」做事別浪費時間、「射手座」則要展 現企圖心。
B: 「魔羯座」應該勇於表達、「水瓶座」適合走務實路線、「雙魚座」則要避免 工作過勞。
（By Eddy Chang, Taipei Times／台北時報張聖恩）
Eating glutinous rice balls during the Lantern Festival Lunar New Year celebrations traditionally conclude with the Lantern Festival, which is on the 15th day of the first lunar month. With every household decorated with lanterns and streamers, the Lantern Festival can be seen as an extended New Year celebration. Lighting lanterns during the Lantern Festival can be traced to the Western Han Dynasty in China. The 15th day of the first lunar month is the first full moon of the year, and has the significance of a new start. People light lanterns to pray for a bumper harvest in the coming
A: The Lantern Festival, which is the 15th day of the first lunar month, will be here the day after tomorrow. Maybe we can go to the Taiwan Lantern Festival! B: Good idea. Where will this year’s main lantern be? A: The main lantern — a “Jade Rabbit” in a spacesuit — will be displayed at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei. B: I also want to go to the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in New Taipei City. I’ve always wanted to experience releasing sky lanterns myself. A: Sky lantern releases are scheduled for this Sunday
你叫什麼名字？ What’s your name? 對話 Dialogue 馬可：你好！你叫什麼名字？ Make: Nǐ hǎo! Nǐ jiào shénme míngzi? 小實：我叫小實，你呢？ Xiaoshi: Wǒ jiào Xiǎoshí, nǐ ne? 馬可：我叫馬可。 Make: Wǒ jiào Mǎkě. 小實：馬可，你是美國人嗎？ Xiaoshi: Mǎkě, nǐ shì Měiguó rén ma? 馬可：我是美國人，你也是美國人嗎？ Make: Wǒ shì Měiguó rén, nǐ yěshì Měiguó rén ma? 小實：不是，我是臺灣人。很高興認識你。 Xiaoshi: Búshì, wǒ shì Táiwān rén. Hěn gāoxìng rènshì nǐ. 馬可：我也很高興認識你。 Make: Wǒ yě hěn gāoxìng rènshì nǐ. 翻譯 Translation Mark: Hello! What’s your name? Xiaoshi: My name is Xiaoshi, and you? Mark: My name is Mark. Xiaoshi: Mark, are you American? Mark: Yes, I am. Are you American too? Xiaoshi: No, I’m Taiwanese. Nice to meet you. Mark: Nice to meet you too. 單字片語 Vocabulary 1. 叫(jiào) to be called 2. 什麼 (shénme) what 3. 呢 (ne) a (question)
The US state of Colorado is renowned as a destination for outdoor activities. The impressive Rocky Mountains, which cut through the state, are the focus of these pastimes, which include hiking and climbing. In Ouray, a town in southwestern Colorado, “ice climbing” is at the center of winter festivities. Every January since 1996, the town has held the Ouray Ice Festival. Its goal is to expose more people to the thrill of ice climbing. The site of this exciting event is the Ouray Ice Park. The park, which fills a river gorge, features over a hundred different routes where expert ice