1.How do children celebrate birthdays in your country?
Children are fond of parties and lovely gifts. Also they like celebrate it with friends like getting together and have a great meal.
2.How did you celebrate your last birthday?
My last birthday was held in a restaurant. I invites my best friends and We had birthday cake, sang and danced together. My parents and my friends gave me some nice and beautiful presents.
3.What kinds of birthday gifts do you like to receive?
I'd like to receive some intellectual gifts, such as electronic dictionary, notebook computer and so on.
4.Is there a difference between the way you celebrated your birthday in the past and in the present?
Sure, I think there's a big difference. When I was a child, my parents always prepared a birthday party for me, and we sang birthday song and ate birthday cake together. But now I seldom celebrate my birthday and sometimes I even forget it, because I'm so busy and I have no time to celebrate it.
5.Do people in China celebrate birthdays?
Yes, they do. In most Chinese families, celebrating birthday with family members and friends is a tradition.
6.Which birthdays are especially important in China?
In Chinese culture, celebrating the 100th birthdays for old people is usually a big deal. People celebrate the 100th birthdays by having a birthday cake with candles or having a square meal with all the family members.
7.Do people in China have birthday parties?
Yes, most people celebrate their birthdays by holding a birthday party with their families at home or outside. And the wealthy families may choose to celebrate with a party outside, inviting relatives and friends as well.
8.Do you think it's important for people to celebrate birthday?
Sure, it’s one of the greatest events in Chinese peoples’ life, especially for the elderly. Friends and relatives are invited for a home-cooked meal with special food, just like buns and long noodles, which both represent long-life.