#57- FIRST EMPEROR OF ALL CHINA

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English Excerpt:

Page 17

FIRST EMPEROR OF ALL CHINA 259–206 BC

China’s written history goes back thousands of years but weʼll begin just 2200 years ago with the man who first united China. He began the Great Wall and built the biggest tomb in history for himself, completed with an army of 7000 clay soldiers. He said his Qin Dynasty would last 10,000 generations. It ended three years after his death.

Chinese Translation:

Page 17 第 十 七 页 dì shí qī yè

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秦始皇 qín shǐ huáng:
FIRST EMPEROR (皇 帝huáng dì) OF ALL CHINA ( 全中国 quán zhōng guó) 259–206 BC

China’s written history 历 史(lì shǐ )goes back thousands of years (几 千 年jǐ qiān nián ) but 但 是(dàn shì) weʼll (我们wǒ men ) begin just 2200 years ago with the man who first united (统 一tǒng yī) China. He began the Great Wall (长城cháng chéng ) and built the biggest tomb (坟墓fén mù ) in history for himself, completed with an army of 7000 clay(泥ní )soldiers (土兵tǔ bīng). He said his Qin Dynasty (秦朝qín cháo) would last 10,000 generations (万 代wàn dài). It ended three years after his death.


Break-down sentences
秦始皇
FIRST EMPEROR OF ALL CHINA 259–206 BC

1. 虽然中国有几千年的历史,但是,我们只会从两千两百年以前,开始说起秦始皇统一了中国以後的故事,
= China’s written history goes back thousands of years but we’ll begin just 2200 years ago with the man who first united China.

2. 他, 造了城墙,并且建设世界上最大的坟墓,包括七千个泥土兵,
=He began the Great Wall and built the biggest tomb in history for himself, completed with an army of 7000 clay soldiers.

3. 秦始皇预说 秦朝会延续万代,但他以後,叁年秦朝就垮了.
=He said his Qin Dynasty would last 10,000 generations. It ended three years after his death.


Vocabulary

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1. EMPEROR = 皇帝huáng dì

2. ALL CHINA = 全中国quán zhōng guó

3. history = 历史lì shǐ

4. thousands of years = 几千年jǐ qiān nián

5. but = 但是dàn shì

6. we = 我们wǒ men

7. united = 统一tǒng yī

8. Great Wall = 长城cháng chéng

9. Tomb = 坟墓fén mù

10. clay soldiers = 泥土兵ní tǔ bīng

11. Qin Dynasty = 秦朝qín cháo

12. 10,000 generations = 万代wàn dài

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