One of China's most famous art forms is the 200-yesr-old Jingxi(Beijing Opera).
It is not only a treasure（财富）of the Chinese nation but also a cultural symbol of China.
Beijing Opera is an art on stage that includes singing, dancing ,acting and acrobatics（杂技动作）. Beijing Opera uses special imagery（象）in creating the characters. All roles are divided according to sex , personality, age, profession and social status（地位）. Hangdang is the general term for role types in Beijing Opera .There are four types of roles in Beijing Opera today, namely ,the sheng, dan ,jing and choo. The sheng is the male protagonist（主角）,the dan the females protagonist, the jing (painted face) a male supporting role
with different characteristics. And chou(clown )a comic or negative figure for the protagonist. The four role types come from the large number of roles of earlier stages in the history of Beijing Opera.
There are many schools of Beijing Opera ,with different styles .The music is beautiful and facilitating , and the stage an is bright and colorful.
2．根据短文内容写出a male supporting role 的汉语意思。
（1）clown _________ （2）female role _________ （3）painted face _________ （4）male role _________
（1）How does Beijing Opera create the characters?
（2）How do you like the music in Beijing Opera?