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‘The First Class’ by Dou Dou, Yoga Lin & Li Wei

the first class of school

the first class of school

The First Class of School is a yearly CCTV gala for students on September 1st. ‘The First Class’, performed by Mainland teenage singer Dou Dou, Taiwanese singer Yoga Lin (Lin Youjia), and Mainland singer Li Wei on the September 1st, 2011 gala has been well-received as an inspirational song. Mainland singer Han Geng covered this song in his latest album Hope in the Darkness, released on July 29th, 2012.   

Song:

Version #1: The original song by Dou Dou, Yoga Lin/Lin Youjia, and Li Wei (Listen to the MP3 version)

Version #2: The live performance of the shortened version of this song by Dou Dou, Yoga Lin/Lin Youjia, and Li Wei at The First Class of School 2011, CCTV‘s yearly special gala for students on September 1st, 2011——

Version #3: The shortened version of this song covered by Han Geng at CCTV’s The First Class of School on September 1st, 2012:

Composer: Chang Shilei
Lyrics: Wang Pingjiu
Singer: Dou Dou, Yoga Lin/Lin Youjia & Li Wei

Lyrics (Original Chinese, Pinyin Romanization, and English Translation):

Version #1 The Original Song by Dou Dou, Yoga Lin (Lin Youjia) and Li Wei:

VERSE #1 :

你醒来时候,问候你好
nǐ xǐng lái shí hou, wèn hòu nǐ hǎo
When you wake up, I greet you with a “hello”

升起的阳光,哼着歌谣
shēng qǐ de yáng guāng , hēng zhe gē yáo
The rising sunshine, is humming a ballad

心情像彩虹,缤纷舞蹈
xīn qíng xiàng cǎi hóng , bīn fēn wǔ dǎo
(My) mood is like the rainbow, dancing in all colors

你我的脸上,写满微笑
nǐ wǒ de liǎn shàng , xiě mǎn wēi xiào
Your face and mine, are covered with smiles

 
VERSE #2:

相同的呼吸,相同心跳
xiāng tóng de hū xī , xiāng tóng xīn tiào
The same breathing, the same heartbeats

敞开心去看,幸福环绕
chǎng kāi xīn qù kàn , xìng fú huán rào
Open your heart and look, happiness is all around (you)

放飞你的梦,不怕山高
fàng fēi nǐ de mèng , bú pà shān gāo
Let your dream fly, fear not the high mountains

勇敢做自己,就是最好
yǒng gǎn zuò zì jǐ , jiù shì zuì hǎo
Bravely being yourself, is the best [thing to do]

 
VERSE #3 :

成长的路上,总有烦恼
chéng zhǎng de lù shàng, zǒng yǒu fán nǎo
On the path of growing up, there will always be worries

与伙伴一起,爱的拥抱
yǔ huǒ bàn yì qǐ , ài de yōng bào
(but) being together with your friends, (there will be) hugs of love

校园的花草,一同长高
xiào yuán de huā cǎo , yì tóng zhǎng gào
The flowers and grass at school, grow taller with you

开学第一课,用心起跑
kāi xué dì yí kè , yòng xīn qǐ pǎo
So with the first class of school, start running with all your heart

 
VERSE #4 :

相同的阳光,相同照耀
xiāng tóng de yáng guāng , xiāng tóng de zhào yào
The same sunshine, shining everywhere

每一次鼓励,温暖怀抱
měi yí cì gǔ lì , wēn nuǎn huái bào
Every encouragement, warm hug

相信你会成,我的骄傲
xiāng xìn nǐ huì chéng , wǒ de jiāo ào
is a belief that you will be successful, my pride and joy

开学第一课,爱的筑造
kāi xué dì yí kè , ài de zhù zào
The first class of school, the creation of love

 
VERSE #3 X2

 
VERSE #2

 
VERSE #3

 
VERSE #4 X2 

 
VERSE #3

 
开学第一课,用心起跑
kāi xué dì yí kè , yòng xīn qǐ pǎo
The first class of school, start running with all your heart

 

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Han Geng
Yoga Lin aka Lin Youjia
Yoga Lin aka Lin Youjia
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Written by Rensi

A translator of trending Chinese Internet humor and Chinese pop music.

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