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四、Part Ⅳ Translation (30 minutes)

Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to translate a passage from Chinese to English. You should write your answer on Answer Sheet 2.
  • 参考答案:    The color of red in Chinese culture usually means good luck, longevity and happiness. Red can be found everywhere during Chinese Spring Festival and on other joyous occasions. Cashes sent to family members or close friends as gifts are often placed in red envelopes. Its popularity can also be attributed to the fact that people associate it with Chinese revolution and Communist Party. However, it does not always equal to good luck and joy in that the name of the dead used to be written in red. Using red ink to write Chinese names were seen as an offense.