2 The Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, takes place on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. The most popular legend about this holiday tells the story of Chang E, the wife of the brutal emperor Houyi. After Chang stole and took her husband’s magical elixir, she flew to the moon.
3 On Moon Festival night, Taiwanese families like to get together to eat moon cakes and pomelos, a fruit that is in season around this time. People also enjoy looking at the full moon and imagining that they see Chang E dancing there.
4 Holding barbeques on this night is a popular new tradition Holding barbeques on this night is a popular new tradition. Everywhere in yards or in parks, people grill chicken legs and pork chops on racks. There days, it seems that food is more important than meaning of the festival.
5 Vocabulary the Moon Festival 中秋節 (又稱the Mid-Autumn Festival) legend 傳說 Chang E 嫦娥brutal 殘暴Houyi 后羿take 服(藥)(take, took, taken)elixir 長生不老藥moon cakes 月餅
6 Pomelos 文旦in season 當令的full moon 滿月hold barbeques 辦烤肉yard 院子grill 在火上烤pork chop 豬排rack 烤架、衣服架子
7 Analysis 1. brutal emperor brutal是形容詞，形容名詞emperor。 brutality(殘忍)是名詞。 2. tell lie, take elixir, take medicine,take a risk(冒險)…..英文某些名詞一定要跟某些動詞搭配在一起。3. magical elixirmagical(神奇的)是形容詞magic(魔術)是名詞
8 4. fly的動詞三態變化：fly, flew, flown 5. fruit in season和seasonal fruit都是當令的水果6. 動詞後接不定詞(to+動詞)I want to participate in the speech contest.動詞後接動名詞(動詞+ing)I enjoy listening to hip-hop music.7. grill烤肉架, grill烤肉, grilled被烤過的