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李阳疯狂英语  口语速成  Word版

(2010-01-07 17:35:04)
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分类: 疯狂英语口语

                Li Yang Crazy English Spoken English Crash Course (3)

 

                              Chapter III;第三章, 经典段落:

The Story of Chopsticks;筷子的故事

Next is the story of chopsticks.Another one of my favorite passages.;接下来是<筷子的故事> 又是我最喜欢的段落之一

Jim,take it away. Thank you,Kim.;吉姆,你读吧.

Chopsticks are used every day in China.;中国人每天都在使用 筷子。

Now I'd like to take this opportunity;我想借这个机会

to share the interesting story of their history with you.;和大家一起聊一些有关 筷子历史的有趣故事。

I think you'll agree that even an ordinary item used in daily life;我想你会赞同即使是 生活中的一件小物品

can have a facinating story.;也会有引人入胜的故事。

Although chopsticks originated in China,;筷子起源于中国,

they are widely used in many Asian countries.;现在很多的亚洲国家都 使用它。

The first chop- sticks were made from bone and jade;第一批筷子是骨头或 玉制成的。

In the Spring and Autumn period,;在春秋时代

copper and iron chopsticks came into being.;又出现了铜制和铁制的 筷子。

In ancient times;在古代,

the rich used jade or gold chopsticks to display their wealth.;富人家用玉或金子 制成筷子以显示其家庭 的富有。

Many kings and emperors;许多帝王

used silver chopsticks to see if their food was poisoned.;用银制的筷子以检查 他们的事物中是否被人 投了毒。

Chopsticks are traditionally placed in brides' dowries,;筷子在传统上是被当作 新娘的嫁妆的,

because "Chopsticks" in Chinese is pronounced "Kuaizi";因为“筷子”在汉语中 读作"Kuaizi",

which sounds like "get a son soon.";听起来很像“快得儿子。

Many foreign friends try to use chopsticks when they visit China.;许多的外国朋友在访问 中国的时候都使用 筷子。

Even former President of the United States, Richard Nixon,;美国前总统 理查德.尼克松

used chopsticks at the welcoming banquet held in his honor.;在为其到来而举办的 欢迎宴会上也使用了 筷子。

As soon as he left his table,;他刚一离开桌子,

a foreign diplomat grabbed his chopsticks as a historic souvenir;一名国外的外交人员就抓 起了他的筷子,把它作为 了具有历史意义的纪念品

Remember to tell this interesting story;不要忘记把这个有趣的 故事告诉他们,

the next time you eat with foreign friends and show off your knowledge.;下次与国外朋友吃饭时, 卖弄一下你的知识。

OK.This is a challenge to read as quickly as possible because it's long.;这次用最快速读是个 挑战,因为这段长.

I'll take a deep breath.OK.;我要深吸一口气.好.

Chopsticks are used every day in China.;中国人每天都在使用 筷子。

Now I'd like to take this opportunity;我想借这个机会

to share the interesting story of their history with you.;和大家一起聊一些有关 筷子历史的有趣故事。

I think you'll agree that even an ordinary item used in daily life;我想你会赞同即使是 生活中的一件小物品

can have a facinating story.;也会有引人入胜的故事。

Although chopsticks originated in China,;筷子起源于中国,

they are widely used in many Asian countries.;现在很多的亚洲国家都 使用它。

The first chop- sticks were made from bone and jade;第一批筷子是骨头或 玉制成的。

In the Spring and Autumn period,;在春秋时代

copper and iron chopsticks came into being.;又出现了铜制和铁制的 筷子。

In ancient times;在古代,

the rich used jade or gold chopsticks to display their wealth.;富人家用玉或金子 制成筷子以显示其家庭 的富有。

Many kings and emperors;许多帝王

used silver chopsticks to see if their food was poisoned.;用银制的筷子以检查 他们的事物中是否被人 投了毒。

Chopsticks are traditionally placed in brides' dowries,;筷子在传统上是被当作 新娘的嫁妆的,

because "Chopsticks" in Chinese is pronounced "Kuaizi";因为“筷子”在汉语中 读作"Kuaizi",

which sounds like "get a son soon.";听起来很像“快得儿子。

Many foreign friends try to use chopsticks when they visit China.;许多的外国朋友在访问 中国的时候都使用 筷子。

Even former President of the United States, Richard Nixon,;美国前总统 理查德.尼克松

used chopsticks at the welcoming banquet held in his honor.;在为其到来而举办的 欢迎宴会上也使用了 筷子。

As soon as he left his table,;他刚一离开桌子,

a foreign diplomat grabbed his chopsticks as a historic souvenir.;一名国外的外交人员就抓 起了他的筷子,把它作为 了具有历史意义的纪念品

Remember to tell this interesting story;不要忘记把这个有趣的 故事告诉他们,

the next time you eat with foreign friends and show off your knowledge.;下次与国外朋友吃饭时, 卖弄一下你的知识。

Normal speed.;常速.

Chopsticks are used every day in China.;中国人每天都在使用 筷子。

Now I'd like to take this opportunity;我想借这个机会

to share the interesting story of their history with you.;和大家一起聊一些有关 筷子历史的有趣故事。

I think you'll agree that even an ordinary item used in daily life;我想你会赞同即使是 生活中的一件小物品

can have a facinating story.;也会有引人入胜的故事。

Although chop- sticks originated in China,;筷子起源于中国,

they are widely used in many Asian countries.;现在很多的亚洲国家都 使用它。

The first chop- sticks were made from bone and jade;第一批筷子是骨头或 玉制成的。

In the Spring and Autumn period,;在春秋时代

copper and iron chopsticks came into being.;又出现了铜制和铁制的 筷子。

In ancient times;在古代,

the rich used jade or gold chopsticks to display their wealth.;富人家用玉或金子 制成筷子以显示其家庭 的富有。

Many kings and emperors;许多帝王

used silver chopsticks to see if their food was poisoned.;用银制的筷子以检查 他们的事物中是否被人 投了毒。

Chopsticks are traditionally placed in brides' dowries,;筷子在传统上是被当作 新娘的嫁妆的,

because "Chopsticks" in Chinese is pronounced "Kuaizi";因为“筷子”在汉语中 读作"Kuaizi",

which sounds like "get a son soon.";听起来很像“快得儿子。

Many foreign friends try to use chopsticks when they visit China.;许多的外国朋友在访问 中国的时候都使用 筷子。

Even former President of the United States, Richard Nixon,;美国前总统 理查德.尼克松

used chopsticks at the welcoming banquet held in his honor.;在为其到来而举办的 欢迎宴会上也使用了 筷子。

As soon as he left his table,;他刚一离开桌子,

a foreign diplomat grabbed his chopsticks as a historic souvenir.;一名国外的外交人员就抓 起了他的筷子,把它作为 了具有历史意义的纪念品

Remember to tell this interesting story;不要忘记把这个有趣的 故事告诉他们,

the next time you eat with foreign friends and show off your knowledge.;下次与国外朋友吃饭时, 卖弄一下你的知识。

Well,I think I'll tell this story right now. It's interesting enough to tell twice.;我现在就来讲这个故事. 它很有趣,值得讲两遍.

Chopsticks are used every day in China.;中国人每天都在使用 筷子。

Now I'd like to take this opportunity;我想借这个机会

to share the interesting story of their history with you.;和大家一起聊一些有关 筷子历史的有趣故事。

I think you'll agree that even an ordinary item used in daily life;我想你会赞同即使是 生活中的一件小物品

can have a facinating story.;也会有引人入胜的故事。

Although chop- sticks originated in China,;筷子起源于中国,

they are widely used in many Asian countries.;现在很多的亚洲国家都 使用它。

The first chop- sticks were made from bone and jade;第一批筷子是骨头或 玉制成的。

In the Spring and Autumn period,;在春秋时代

copper and iron chopsticks came into being.;又出现了铜制和铁制的 筷子。

In ancient times;在古代,

the rich used jade or gold chopsticks to display their wealth.;富人家用玉或金子 制成筷子以显示其家庭 的富有。

Many kings and emperors;许多帝王

used silver chopsticks to see if their food was poisoned.;用银制的筷子以检查 他们的事物中是否被人 投了毒。

Chopsticks are traditionally placed in brides' dowries,;筷子在传统上是被当作 新娘的嫁妆的,

because "Chopsticks" in Chinese is pronounced "Kuaizi";因为“筷子”在汉语中 读作"Kuaizi",

which sounds like "get a son soon.";听起来很像“快得儿子。

Many foreign friends try to use chopsticks when they visit China.;许多的外国朋友在访问 中国的时候都使用 筷子。

Even former President of the United States, Richard Nixon,;美国前总统 理查德.尼克松

used chopsticks at the welcoming banquet held in his honor.;在为其到来而举办的 欢迎宴会上也使用了 筷子。

As soon as he left his table,;他刚一离开桌子,

a foreign diplomat grabbed his chopsticks as a historic souvenir.;一名国外的外交人员就抓 起了他的筷子,把它作为 了具有历史意义的纪念品

Remember to tell this interesting story;不要忘记把这个有趣的 故事告诉他们,

the next time you eat with foreign friends and show off your knowledge.;下次与国外朋友吃饭时, 卖弄一下你的知识。

ancient I'm very interested in the ancient history of China.;我对中国的古代历史 非常感兴趣。

Do you know anything about ancient poetry?;你对古诗有所了解吗?

souvenir Do you want to buy some souvenirs before you leave?;离开前你要买些 纪念品吗?

Coconuts and pearls are the best souvenirs in Hainan.;在海南,椰子与珍珠是 最好的旅游纪念品。

Just do it!;

Many people put off until tomorrow what they can do today.;很多人把今天能做的 事推到明日。

They always look for excuses to postpone doing something.;他们总是找借口拖延 做事。

In the end,it never gets done.;到头来,事情做事没 做完。

If we leave things undone,we will eventually worry.;如果我们没有把事情 做完,我们心里会感到 忐忑不安。

This will then cause unnecessary stress.;这样会造成不必要的压力

Therefore,if you have this bad habit,;因此,如果你有这种坏 习惯的话,

it's best to get rid of it and do things as soon as possible.;最好是将它克服并且尽快 把事情做好。

Many people put off until tomorrow what they can do today.;很多人把今天能做的 事推到明日。

They always look for excuses to postpone doing something.;他们总是找借口拖延 做事。

In the end,it never gets done.;到头来,事情做事没 做完。

If we leave things undone,we will eventually worry.;如果我们没有把事情 做完,我们心里会感到 忐忑不安。

This will then cause unnecessary stress.;这样会造成不必要的压力

Therefore,if you have this bad habit,;因此,如果你有这种坏 习惯的话,

it's best to get rid of it and do things as soon as possible.;最好是将它克服并且尽快 把事情做好。

Like practice this passage. Boy!;就象练这段话. 对!

Many people put off until tomorrow what they can do today.;很多人把今天能做的 事推到明日。

They always look for excuses to postpone doing something.;他们总是找借口拖延 做事。

In the end,it never gets done.;到头来,事情做事没 做完。

If we leave things undone,we will eventually worry.;如果我们没有把事情 做完,我们心里会感到 忐忑不安。

This will then cause unnecessary stress.;这样会造成不必要的压力

Therefore,if you have this bad habit,;因此,如果你有这种坏 习惯的话,

it's best to get rid of it and do things as soon as possible.;最好是将它克服并且尽快 把事情做好。

Many people put off until tomorrow what they can do today.;很多人把今天能做的 事推到明日。

They always look for excuses to postpone doing something.;他们总是找借口拖延 做事。

In the end,it never gets done.;到头来,事情做事没 做完。

If we leave things undone,we will eventually worry.;如果我们没有把事情 做完,我们心里会感到 忐忑不安。

This will then cause unnecessary stress.;这样会造成不必要的压力

Therefore,if you have this bad habit,;因此,如果你有这种坏 习惯的话,

it's best to get rid of it and do things as soon as possible.;最好是将它克服并且尽快 把事情做好。

And yes,I do have this bad habit.You know, most people do say,;我就有这个毛病. 你知道,许多人说:

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.;不要把今天的事推到明 天.

That's true. But I say,;是那样的. 可是我说,

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.;不要把后天的 事推到明天.

Oh,it's terrible! I do not have this habit,but I know most people do.;太可怕了!我没有这个坏 毛病.可我知道许多人有

I'm working about it. I'm working about it. OK. The day after tomorrow;我在改.我在改. ...后天...

postpone We have to postpone our meeting until next week.;我们要把会议推迟到 下个星期。

I've postponed my trip to Beijing for a few days.;我把去北京的行程 推迟了几天。

unnecessary It's unnecessary to apologize.;没有道歉的必要。

Don't pack any unnecessary clothes. Hainan is very warm.;海南非常暖和,不必要 的衣服就不要带了。

Welcome to Hainan!;

Hainan is a tropical island off the southern coast of China.;海南位于中国南部, 是一个热带气候的岛屿。

It is famous for its sunshine, fresh air and white-sand beaches;它因灿烂的阳光、清新的 空气和洁白的沙滩而 享誉世界。

In the winter, when the rest of China is cold and frozen,;在冬季,当中国的其它 地方又冷又冻时,

Hainan is a tropical paradise with warm breezes.;这儿是暖风习习的热带 天堂。

You are welcome to visit the beautiful,;随时欢迎您。

seaside cities of Haikou and Sanya.;美丽的海滨城市海口、 三亚。

Hainan's economy is growing quickly and foreign inves- tment is welcomed.;海南的经济高速增长, 海外投资纷纷涌来。

Whether you come to Hainan for business or pleasure,;不管是经商还是休闲,

you'll surely find it is a perfect place to see da ziran(great nature);你都会发现这儿是接近 大自然的地方,

and enjoy the customs of local minorities.;而且这里的少数民族 风情引人入胜。

Hainan is a treasure;海南是宝藏,

of China that should be shared with the whole world!;是中国与世界共享的

Hainan is a tropical island off the southern coast of China.;海南位于中国南部, 是一个热带气候的岛屿。

It is famous for its sunshine, fresh air and white-sand beaches;它因灿烂的阳光、清新的 空气和洁白的沙滩而 享誉世界。

In the winter, when the rest of China is cold and frozen,;在冬季,当中国的其它 地方又冷又冻时,

Hainan is a tropical paradise with warm breezes.;这儿是暖风习习的热带 天堂。

You are welcome to visit the beautiful,;随时欢迎您。

seaside cities of Haikou and Sanya.;美丽的海滨城市海口、 三亚。

Hainan's economy is growing quickly and foreign inves- tment is welcomed.;海南的经济高速增长, 海外投资纷纷涌来。

Whether you come to Hainan for business or pleasure,;不管是经商还是休闲,

you'll surely find it is a perfect place to see da ziran(great nature);你都会发现这儿是接近 大自然的地方,

and enjoy the customs of local minorities.;而且这里的少数民族 风情引人入胜。

Hainan is a treasure;海南是宝藏,

of China that should be shared with the whole world!;是中国与世界共享的

Oh,one Chinese word can make Kim have a big problem!;哦,一个中文词就能让 Kim有大麻烦!

OK.Then normal speed, let's see if I can do it better.;下面我用常速读,看看是 否能好一点.

Hainan is a tropical island off the southern coast of China.;海南位于中国南部, 是一个热带气候的岛屿。

It is famous for its sunshine, fresh air and white-sand beaches.;它因灿烂的阳光、清新的 空气和洁白的沙滩而 享誉世界。

In the winter, when the rest of China is cold and frozen,;在冬季,当中国的其它 地方又冷又冻时,

Hainan is a tropical paradise with warm breezes.;这儿是暖风习习的热带 天堂。

You are welcome to visit the beautiful,;随时欢迎您。

seaside cities of Haikou and Sanya.;美丽的海滨城市海口、 三亚。

Hainan's economy is growing quickly and foreign investment is welcomed.;海南的经济高速增长, 海外投资纷纷涌来。

Whether you come to Hainan for business or pleasure,;不管是经商还是休闲,

you'll surely find it is a perfect place to see da ziran(great nature);你都会发现这儿是接近 大自然的地方,

and enjoy the customs of local minorities.;而且这里的少数民族 风情引人入胜。

Hainan is a treasure;海南是宝藏,

of China that should be shared with the whole world!;是中国与世界共享的!

That's for sure!;那是肯定的!

Hainan is a tropical island off the southern coast of China.;海南位于中国南部, 是一个热带气候的岛屿。

It is famous for its sunshine, fresh air and white-sand beaches.;它因灿烂的阳光、清新的 空气和洁白的沙滩而 享誉世界。

In the winter, when the rest of China is cold and frozen,;在冬季,当中国的其它 地方又冷又冻时,

Hainan is a tropical paradise with warm breezes.;这儿是暖风习习的热带 天堂。

You are welcome to visit the beautiful,;随时欢迎您到

seaside cities of Haikou and Sanya.;美丽的海滨城市海口、 三亚。

Hainan's economy is growing quickly and foreign inves- tment is welcomed.;海南的经济高速增长, 海外投资纷纷涌来。

Whether you come to Hainan for business or pleasure,;不管是经商还是休闲,

you'll surely find it is a perfect place to see da ziran(great nature);你都会发现这儿是接近 大自然的地方,

and enjoy the customs of local minorities.;而且这里的少数民族 风情引人入胜。

Hainan is a treasure;海南是宝藏,

of China that should be shared with the whole world!;是中国与世界共享的!

It certainly is!And by learning English;它当然是!而且通过学英 语,

you will be able to share all the wonderful details of features in Hainan.;你可以更好的享受海南 风情的细微之美.

So,best of luck!;祝你好运!

Chapter IV Master Examinations through Spoken English!;第四章 口语突破考试

Of course if you can speak sentences in correct grammar,;当然,如果你能说语法 正确的句子,

you will be able to answer test questions;你就能够回答考试中

that ask you try to identify correct grammar.;要求改正语法错误的问题

So practice learning out these real test items;所以,练熟这些考试真题

and improve your performance on exams.;提高你的应试能力.

1.It is difficult to study English well.;1.学好英语很困难.

2.In the past twenty years there have been great changes in our home town.;2.在过去的20年里,我们 家乡发生了巨变.

3.You look tired. You'd better go to bed early.;3.你看起来很累. 你最好早点上床睡觉.

4.Peter has to work till nine o'clock, doesn't he?;4.彼德得工作到九点, 是吗?

5.Will you please show me how to use a computer?;5.请你教给我怎么用电脑 好吗?

6.How about going shopping with me this afternoon?;6.今天下午跟我去购物 好吗?

7.Let's try not to make the same mistake again.;7.我们别再犯同样的 错误

The next exam items come from the NMET examination.;下一组试题选自全国高考 试题

1.The WTO cannot live up to its name;1.WTO会名不副实,

as long as it does not include a country that is home to one fifth of mankind.;如果它不接受一个占世 界人口总数五分之一的 国家的话.

2.I really don't want to go to the party,;2.我真的不想去赴会,

but I don't see how I can get out of it.;可我不知道如何逃避.

3.Someone called me up in the middle of the night,;3.有人半夜给我打电话,

but they hung up before I could answer the phone.;可是我还未来得及接他 就把电话挂了.

4.A:Are you coming to Jeff's party?;4.A:你来参加杰夫的晚 会吗?

B:I'm not sure.I might go to the concert instead.;B:说不准.我倒可能会去 听音乐会.

5.If you want to change for a double room;5.如果你想换双人间,

you'll have to pay another $15 more.;你得再付15美元.

6.A:Have you finished your report yet?;6.A:你的报告做完了吗?

B:No,I'll finish in another ten minutes.;B:没有,再有十分钟才能 完.

7.A:How are you today?;7.A:今天好吗?

B:Oh,I haven't felt as sick as I do now for a very long time.;B:哦,我好久没有感觉 象现在这样难受了.

OK,that brings us to the end of this part.;本部分到此结束.

Go on with more examination questions to blurt out.;接下来的试题也应 脱口而出.

1.A:Hi,haven't seen you for ages!You look fine!;1.A:嗨,多年不见,你看 上去不错嘛!

B:Thanks.You look well,too.;B:谢谢.你看上去也挺好

2.A:Don't forget to come to my birthday party tomorrow. B:I won't.;2.A:别忘了明天来参加 我的生日晚会. B:不会忘的.

3.A:I'll be away on a business trip.;3.A:我要出差去.

Would you mind looking after my daughter?;你介意帮我照看我女儿 吗?

B:Not at all.I'd be happy to.;B:一点都不介意.很乐意 帮忙.

4.A:I'm sorry I broke your mirror. B:Oh,really?It doesn't matter.;4.A:很抱歉我打破了你 的镜子. B:哦,真的?没关系.

5.A:Do you think I could borrow your dictionary? B:Yes,you could.;5.A:我能借你的词典吗? B:能借.

6.A:I'd like to invite you to dinner this Saturday,Stone.;6.A:我想邀请你这个周 六吃饭,石头.

B:I'm very sorry,but I have other plans.;B:非常抱歉,我有其他 安排.

7.A:Who is Jerry Cooper?;7.A:谁是杰瑞.库柏?

B:Haven't you met him yet?I saw you shaking hands with him at the meeting.;B:你没见过他吗?我看到 你在会上跟他握手了.

8.A:Can I get you a cup of tea? B:That's very nice of you.;8.A:给你泡杯茶吧? B:你太好了.

Now for the last part of Cracking Examination Through Spoken English.;下面是口语突破考试的 最后一部分.

1.He is watching TV? He's supposed to be cleaning his room.;1.他居然在看电视? 他理应清扫房间的.

2.Had he worked harder,he would have got through the exams.;2.如果他学习再努力些, 他就会通过考试了.

And that brings us to the end of Cracking Examination Through Spoken English.;口语突破考试到此结束.

and brings us to the end of this book.;本书也到此结束了.

Good luck with your Crazy English and good luck with your life.;祝各位在学习疯狂英语中 好运,一生好运.

Good luck everybody. Bye-bye.;各位好运. 再见.

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