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Chinese Reader for adult learners – Wan Jun 婉君 [5] (Elementary to Intermediate)

Posted by Grace Feng on October 24, 2012

Chinese Reader for adult learners - Wan Jun 婉君 [1] (Elementary to Intermediate)This is a simplified story that I edited based on a Taiwan TV episodes Wan Jun 婉君 wǎn jūn that was shoot in 1989. It is one out of six “Dreams” series written by a famous Taiwan women writer 琼瑶 qióngyáo.

This Chinese Reader is suitable for Elementary to Intermediate level Chinese learners (with character base ranging from 1000 to 2500) to practice Chinese reading.

This story happened at the beginning of 民国 (100 years back) in China. It all started when the eldest son of a wealthy family fell ill and was dying …

Chinese Reader for adult learners – Wan Jun 婉君 [5] (Elementary to Intermediate)

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仲康离家后和尚琪等大学同学参加抵抗帝国

主义运动。

 

在一次游行中中弹受伤。

 

尚琪精心照顾他到全愈。

 

一直爱着仲康的尚琪最终与他结为夫妻。

 

成家后的仲康和尚琪回到仲康父母家,才发

现婉君已经离开了周家。

 

仲康请求父母把婉君和嫣红接回家中。

 

并多次去婉君和嫣红的住处劝说婉君。

 

婉君答应了仲康的请求, 和嫣红回到周家。

 

 

[pinyin]

 

zhòng kāng lí jiā hòu héshang qí děng dàxué tóngxué cānjiā dǐkàng dìguózhǔyì

yùndòng。

 

zài yīcì yóuxíng zhōng zhòngdàn shòushāng。

 

shàng qí jīngxīn zhàogu tā dào quán yù。

 

yīzhí ài zhe zhòng kāng de shàng qí zuìzhōng yǔ tā jié wéi fūqī。

 

chéngjiā hòu de zhòng kāng héshang qí huídào zhòng kāng fùmǔ jiā, cái fāxiàn wǎn jūn yǐjīng lí

kāi le zhōujiā。

 

zhòng kāng qǐngqiú fùmǔ bǎ wǎn jūn hé yān hóng jiē huíjiā zhōng。

 

bìng duōcì qù wǎn jūn hé yān hóng de zhùchù quànshuō wǎn jūn。

 

wǎn jūn dāying le zhòng kāng de qǐngqiú, hé yān hóng huídào zhōujiā。

 

 

[vocab table]

 

Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Mandarin Pinyin English Definition
尚琪 尚琪 shang5 qi2 Zhong Kang’s friend in the university
参加 參加 can1 jia1 to participate; to take part;
抵抗 抵抗 di3 kang4 to resist; resistance;
帝国主义 帝國主義 di4 guo2 zhu3 yi4 imperialism
运动 運動 yun4 dong4 movement; campaign;
游行 遊行 you2 xing2 parade; demonstration;
中弹 中彈 zhong4 dan4 hit by a bullet; shot;
精心 精心 jing1 xin1 with utmost care;
照顾 照顧 zhao4 gu5 to take care of;
yu4 to heal;
一直 一直 yi1 zhi2 always; all along;
成家 成家 cheng2 jia1 to settle down and get married
请求 請求 qing3 qiu2 request
住处 住處 zhu4 chu4 residence; dwelling place;
劝说 勸說 quan4 shuo1 to persuade

 

[English translation]

 

Zhong Kang joined the political movement against invaders from the west with his friend Shang Qi among others from the University.

During a demonstration, he was shot and was severely wounded. Shang Qi took good care of him until he was fully recovered.

Fallen love with Zhong Kang from the very beginning, Shang Qi finally won Zhong Kong’s love and married him.

The married couple went back to Zhong Kang’s parent’s home, only to find out that Wan Jun was not living there anymore.

Zhong Kang persuaded his parents to have Wan Jun and Yan Hong back to their home.

He also went to where Wan Jun and Yan Hong lived to persuade them to come back home several times.

Wan Jun finally agreed to come back home with Yan Hong.

 

[traditional Chinese]

 

仲康離家後和尚琪等大學同學參加抵抗帝國

主義運動。

 

在一次遊行中中彈受傷。

 

尚琪精心照顧他到全愈。

 

一直愛著仲康的尚琪最終與他結為夫妻。

 

成家後的仲康和尚琪回到仲康父母家,才發

現婉君已經離開了周家。

 

仲康請求父母把婉君和嫣紅接回家中。

 

並多次去婉君和嫣紅的住處勸說婉君。

 

婉君答應了仲康的請求, 和嫣紅回到周家。

 

to be continued …

 

To navigate other chapters of short story “婉君”, click here:

 

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