Dragon Dance (Participles)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. The dance is performed by a team of   dancers who manipulate a long flexible figure of a dragon using poles   at regular intervals along the length of the dragon.

  2. The dance team simulates the   movements of this river spirit in a sinuous,   manner.

  3. A rain dance   at times of drought may involve the use of figures of a dragon   with rain in ancient China,

  4. Figures similar to the dragon lantern   during Lantern Festival were described in the Song Dynasty work where figures of dragon   for display were constructed out of grass and cloth.

  5. The head of the oldest   dragon and   Moo Lung, is preserved and on display at the Bok Kai Temple in Marysville, California


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Have you ever seen a dragon dance? If so, describe the experience. If not, why would you like/not like to do so?

  2. What do you think a dragon symbolizes?


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