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.
Along with China’s reform and opening-up, nowadays many young people prefer western style wedding ceremonies. White symbolizes purity, therefore bribes often wear white wedding gowns in ceremony. In Chinese traditional culture, however, white is often used at funerals. Therefore, it should be kept in mind that white flowers cannot be taken as gifts when you wish patients recover from illness, especially senior or critical patients. It is true of white envelopes, which means you cannot put cash in white envelopes but in red ones.