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听故事学4000英语词汇14:一本神奇的书

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Unit 14 Word List

第14单元 单词表

coach n.

教练

A coach is a person who teaches sports.

教体育的老师。

→ My coach gets very excited during games.

我的教练在比赛过程中变得很激动。

control v.

控制

To control something is to make it do what you want.

表示使听从指挥。

→ To control the TV, just push the buttons.

按遥控器就能遥控电视。

description n.

描述

A description of someone or something says what they are like.

说出某人某事的样子。

→ I gave a description of the man with the gun and hat to the police.

我对警察描述了那个持枪戴帽子的人的长相。

direct adj.

直接的

If something is direct, it goes straight between two places.

表示不绕弯的。

→ The green path is a direct route to my house.

这条绿荫小路直通我家。

exam n.

考试

An exam is a test.

表示测试。

I did some practice questions for the math exam on the board.

为了帮助学生准备数学考试,我在黑板上写了一些练习题。

example n.

例子

An example of something is a thing that is typical of it.

具有代表性意义的。

→ Cola is an example of a soft drink.

可乐是软饮料的一种。

limit n.

限制

A limit is the largest or smallest amount of something that you allow.

允许某物达到的最高或最低程度。

→ My mother put a limit on how much I could use the phone.

我妈妈限制我玩手机的次数。

local adj.

本地的

If something is local, it is nearby.

表示当地的。

→ The local market in my neighborhood sells all the food we need.

隔壁那家超市有所有我们需要的食物。

magical adj.

魔术的,有魔力的

Magical describes a quality that makes someone or something special.

表示使某人某物变得与众不同的能力。

→ The fireworks made the night sky look so magical.

烟花使得夜空绚丽多彩。

mail n.

邮件

Mail is letters and other things sent to people.

给人的信件等。

→ I get a lot of mail because I have friends all over the world.

我收到了大量世界各地的朋友给我发来的邮件。

novel n.

小说

A novel is a book that tells a story.

讲故事的书。

→ He wrote a great novel about ancient China.

他写了一本很棒的关于中国古代的书。

outline n.

轮廓,大纲

An outline is the plan for a story or essay.

一个故事或一篇文章的概要。

→ Before I wrote my essay, I made an outline.

写文章前我先列出了一个大纲。

poet n.

诗人

A poet is a person who writes poems.

写诗歌的人。

→ William Shakespeare was one of the greatest poets.

威廉莎士比亚是最伟大的诗人之一。

print v.

打印

To print something is to put it onto paper.

印刷在纸上。

→ Make sure that you print your name clearly.

确保把名字清晰地印出来。

scene n.

场景

A scene is one part of a book or movie.

书或电影中的某一部分。

→ A movie is made up of many short pieces or scenes.

一部电影由许许多多短片组成。

sheet n.

薄片,纸张

A sheet is a thin flat piece of paper.

一张很薄的纸。

→I only needed a single sheet of paper to do my homework.

我只需要一张纸就能完成作业。

silly adj.

愚蠢的

If someone or something is silly, they show a lack of thought.

表示缺乏思考的。

→ I made a silly mistake of dropping mom's vase.

我扔掉了妈妈的花瓶,这真是一个愚蠢的做法。

store n.

商店

A store is a place where you can buy things.

售卖东西的地方。

→ I picked up a few things at the grocery store.

我在杂货店挑了几样东西。

suffer v.

遭受,忍受

To suffer is to feel pain.

感受痛苦的滋味。

→ Her headache made her suffer all day.

她被头疼折腾了一整天。

technology n.

科技

Technology is new things made by using science.

通过科学发明出来的东西。

→ He loves technology such as laptop computers.

她喜欢诸如掌上电脑一类的科技产品。

A Magical Book

神奇的书

Sarah loved to read. She read novels and poems. She loved the beautiful descriptions and phrases. She loved reading work from poets and novelists. She didn't like video games or technology. She was on the basketball team, but she didn't like sports. Her parents made her play basketball. In fact, Sarah's parents made her do many things. But she didn't want to do those things. She just wanted to sit and read all day.

萨拉喜欢阅读小说家和诗人的作品,她喜欢小说里的美妙情节,也喜欢诗歌优美的词句。她不喜欢电子游戏和高科技产品。虽然迫于父母的压力,她加入了篮球队,但她并不喜欢体育。事实上,她父母帮她安排了很多她不情愿做的事情,她只是想坐下来读一整天的书。

One day, a small book came in the mail. It was for Sarah. The book looked very special. It was printed on sheets of gold. Sarah began to read. The outline of the story was simple. It was about a magical place. Strange things happened there. One example from the book was about a boy who could control people. In one scene, he made his friends tell funny jokes.

有一天,有人给萨拉寄了一本小小的书。这是一本很特别的书,纸张都是黄金做的。萨拉拿到书开始阅读。故事很简单,讲述的是一个神奇的地方,会发生奇怪的事情。故事中有一个能控制他人的小男孩。故事中有一个情节讲的是小男孩让自己的朋友讲笑话。

Sarah loved the book. She read it all the time. Then something strange happened. The book gave Sarah a special power. She could control other people. She was like the boy in the book. During one exam, she made her friend tell silly jokes. Her friend got in trouble.

萨拉对这本书爱不释手,天天都要拿出来阅读。久而久之就发生了令人奇怪的事情。萨拉从书中获得了能控制他人的超能力,与书中讲述的小男孩拥有的一模一样。一次考试过程中,萨拉控制了自己的朋友并让她讲了一个愚蠢的笑话。她朋友因此而陷入了麻烦当中。

After school, Sarah did not make a direct trip home. On the way, she went to the local store. She wanted to play more tricks on people. She caused problems. She made people fall down. She laughed and had fun.

放学后,萨拉没有直接回家,而是去了一家当地的商店,因为她想愚弄更多的人。她给人们制造了很多的麻烦。看到人们摔倒在地后,她却以此为乐,大笑不止。

Finally she left and started to walk home. Then she saw something. Her basketball coach was about to walk in front of a bus. He was looking the other way. She had to stop him! She used her power. She controlled him. She made him stop walking.

最后,她离开商店开始往家里走。路上她看见了自己的篮球教练。他走路时没留意而差点被车撞上。她必须要让他停下脚步!她用自己的超能力让教练停下了脚步。

Sarah learned something that day. It was better to help people than make them suffer. So, she put a limit on how she used her power. She did not want to do bad things with it anymore. She only wanted to do good.

那天,萨拉懂得了一些东西,那就是帮助他人比愚弄他人更好。所以,她限制了自己的超能力使用范围,不再用它来干坏事,而是做好事。

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