Mid-Autumn Festival (zhōnɡqiūjié, 中秋节)

27th September is Mid-Autumn Festival - zhōnɡqiūjié, 中秋节.  I have a week off school, from 1-7 October and start teaching on Thursday 8th October (which is good as I only have one lesson on a Thursday). At Mid-Autumn Festival, mooncakes are eaten. My book Easy Peasy Chinese: Mandarin Chinese for beginners describes the festival as happens during the…