Dec 5th, 2021 ChildROC 39th Online Storytime, Profound Chinese Character By Tristan Zhang

张天恩,一位酷爱泰塔尼克号的小哥哥,在此暖冬艳阳天,和大家一起分享古老美好,纯真而又精炼的中国诗书故事。读古诗、品对联,领略汉字的有趣运用,并简短演示传统书法艺术。谢谢观看!

Tristan Zhang, who is a huge fan of the Titanic, is here on a warm and sunny winter day to share with everyone the ancient, beautiful, and refined Chinese poems and stories. He will read ancient poems and couplets, appreciate the interesting use of Chinese characters, and briefly demonstrate the traditional Chinese calligraphy. Enjoy!

绘本1:贾岛炼字

Book 1: Jia Dao Seeks the Best Word

唐代诗人贾岛寻访友人途中吟诗一首,用词考究。思索之中不巧撞到韩愈车骑马。问明缘由,共同探讨,留下千古名句。

The poet Jia Dao, of the Tang Dynasty, worked on a new poem on the way to visit his friend, and his words were exquisite. While thinking about it, he accidentally bumped into Han Yu's carriage. After explaining the situation, they discuss together and came out with this famous poem which is still widely read even after an entire millennium.


绘本2:苏轼改门联

Book 2: Su Shi Corrects His Couplet at the Door

宋代著名诗人苏轼少时聪慧,写有一副不妥对联。经一位老者的指正,巧妙改写了对联,改变了做学问的态度。

Su Shi, a famous poet from the Song Dynasty, was very smart when he was young. He wrote an immoral couplet. After an old man's correction, he cleverly rewrote the couplet and changed his attitude towards learning.


视频:张天恩书写福字 Video: Tristan Zhang writes the word "Fu" or “Fortune”