Beijing Opera is our national opera. It came into being came into being: 形成；产生 after 1790 and has a history of over 200 years has a history of over 200 years: 有超过两千年的历史. Its music and singing came from Xipi and Erhuang in Anhui and Hubei. There are four main roles role: US: [roʊl] UK: [rəʊl] n. 作用；(演员扮演的)角色；社会角 in Beijing Opera: Sheng, Dan, Jing and Chou. Beijing Opera is full of be full of: 充满… famous stories, beautiful facial facial: US: [ˈfeɪʃ(ə)l] UK: [‘feɪʃ(ə)l] adj. 面部的 paintings painting: US: [ˈpeɪntɪŋ] UK: [‘peɪntɪŋ] n. 绘画；油画；作画；涂漆, wonderful gestures gesture: US: [ˈdʒestʃər] UK: [ˈdʒestʃə(r)] n. 手势；表示；动作；举动 and fighting. Some of the stories are from history books, but most are from famous novels. The people in the stories usually can’t agree with agree with: 同意，和……意见一致 each other.
They become angry, unhappy, sad and lonely. Sometimes they are frightened frightened: US: [ˈfraɪt(ə)nd] UK: [‘fraɪt(ə)nd] adj. 惊吓的；受惊的；害怕的 and worried worried: US: [ˈwʌrid] UK: [‘wʌrid] adj. 担心的；担忧的；发愁的. Then they find a way to make peace with make peace with: 讲和；与……讲和；与……和好 each other. Everyone is usually happy in the end in the end: 终于，最后.
Beijing Opera is an important part of Chinese culture. In China it used to used to: 过去常做某事 be popular with be popular with: 为……所喜欢；受……欢迎 old people while young people didn’t like it very much. However, more young people are becoming interested in become interested in: 变得对…有兴趣， become与be一样，都是系动词 it nowadays. And more people around the world around the world: 世界各地；全世界；环游世界 are learning about learn about: 了解；学习有关…知识 Beijing Opera’s special singing, acting and facial paintings.
|↑1||came into being: 形成；产生|
|↑2||has a history of over 200 years: 有超过两千年的历史|
|↑3||role: US: [roʊl] UK: [rəʊl] n. 作用；(演员扮演的)角色；社会角|
|↑4||be full of: 充满…|
|↑5||facial: US: [ˈfeɪʃ(ə)l] UK: [‘feɪʃ(ə)l] adj. 面部的|
|↑6||painting: US: [ˈpeɪntɪŋ] UK: [‘peɪntɪŋ] n. 绘画；油画；作画；涂漆|
|↑7||gesture: US: [ˈdʒestʃər] UK: [ˈdʒestʃə(r)] n. 手势；表示；动作；举动|
|↑8||agree with: 同意，和……意见一致|
|↑9||frightened: US: [ˈfraɪt(ə)nd] UK: [‘fraɪt(ə)nd] adj. 惊吓的；受惊的；害怕的|
|↑10||worried: US: [ˈwʌrid] UK: [‘wʌrid] adj. 担心的；担忧的；发愁的|
|↑11||make peace with: 讲和；与……讲和；与……和好|
|↑12||in the end: 终于，最后|
|↑13||used to: 过去常做某事|
|↑14||be popular with: 为……所喜欢；受……欢迎|
|↑15||become interested in: 变得对…有兴趣， become与be一样，都是系动词|
|↑16||around the world: 世界各地；全世界；环游世界|
|↑17||learn about: 了解；学习有关…知识|