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.
In Chinese culture, yellow is a very important color because of /due to/ on account of its unique symbolic meaning. In feudal society, it symbolizes rulers’ power and authority. At that time, yellow was exclusivelyused byemperors: the royal palace was entirely painted yellow and the imperial robe always yellow; while common people were forbidden to wear yellow clothes. In China, yellow also symbolizes harvest/ is the symbol of harvest. When crops are ripe in autumn, the fields take on a golden look, and people celebrates the good harvest cheerfully.