The Chinese word 季节 means “season” in English. It is used to describe the four seasons of the year: spring, summer, autumn/fall, and winter. It can also be used to describe the different seasons of a person’s life or the life cycle of a plant or animal. The word 季节 is an important concept in Chinese culture and is often mentioned in literature, poetry, and art.
Noun: season, period
|今天是夏季，天气很热||jīntiān shì xiàjì, tiānqì hěn rè||Today is summer, the weather is very hot|
|秋季是收获的季节||qiūjì shì shōuhuò de jìjié||Autumn is the season of harvest|
|冬季来了，天气变得很冷||dōngjì láile, tiānqì biàn de hěn lěng||Winter is here, the weather has become very cold|
|春季是万物复苏的季节||chūnjì shì wànwù fùsū de jìjié||Spring is the season of rebirth for all things|
|我喜欢秋季的落叶，它们很美丽||wǒ xǐhuān qiūjì de luòyè, tāmen hěn měilì||I like the autumn leaves, they are very beautiful|
|在炎热的夏季，我喜欢在水里游泳||zài yánrè de xiàjì, wǒ xǐhuān zài shuǐ lǐ yóuyǒng||In the hot summer, I like to swim in the water|
|冬季的雪景很美丽，但是路上很滑||dōngjì de xuějǐng hěn měilì, dànshì lù shàng hěn huá||The winter snow scene is beautiful, but the road is slippery|
季节 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 4.