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Level 2 Topic-Sickness

「Practice Time」

Yīshēng nǐhǎo, wǒ juéde shēntǐ yǒu xiē bù shūfu.


Hello, Doctor. I'm not feeling well.

Nǐ kěyǐ jùtǐ miáoshù yíxià yǒu nǎxiē zhèngzhuàng ma?


Can you describe specifically what the symptoms are?

Hǎode, wǒ gǎnjué wǒ sǎngzi tòng, hái huì liú bítì.


Okay, I feel like I have a sore throat and a runny nose.

Nǐ yǒu cèliáng guò tǐwēn ma?


Have you ever taken your body temperature?

shìde, wǒ méiyǒu fāshāo.


Yes, I didn't have a fever.

「Culture Takeaway」

Nǐ zhīdào bā duàn jǐn ma?


Do you know Ba Duan Jin?

Ba Duan Jin(八段锦) is a fitness method invented in ancient China. Through the movement of the external body parts to stimulate the various meridian inside the body. It consists of eight body movements, including body movements and breath conditioning. Some people think that Ba Duan Jin(八段锦) is a kind of Qigong(气功). It has also evolved into a Chinese martial art. The eight sections of brocade, the The Five Mimic-animal Boxing(五禽戏) and shadow boxing(太极拳) are all popular fitness methods among Chinese people.

There is a total of 8 movements. Each movement has its benefit and together they stimulate the 12 meridian inside us. It is very easy to master and the benefit is quick to effect.

This kind of qigong focus on the breathing. Through deep and slow breathing method, it will allows the muscles to relax and our mind to be calm. The brain will get a chance to rest and more oxygen and nutrients will reach the individual cells.


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