美梦告终,优良双语美文

日期:2019-08-28编辑作者:威尼斯手机娱乐官网

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Tired of sleeping on the floor, a young man in Teheran saved up for years to buy a real bed. For the first time in his life, he became the proud owner of a bed which had springs and a mattress. Because the weather was very hot, he carried the bed on to the roof of his house. He slept very well for the first two nights, but on the third night, a storm blew up. A gust of wind swept the bed off the roof and sent it crashing into the courtyard below. The young man did not wake up until the bed had struck the ground. Although the bed was smashed to pieces, the man was miraculously unhurt. When he woke up, he was still on the mattress. Glancing at the bits of wood and metal that lay around him, the man sadly picked up the mattress and carried it into his house. After he had put it on the floor, he promptly went to sleep again.

spring
n. 弹簧
the season
v. 跳,弹;涌出
spring-sprang/sprung
spring to
spring to life 突然活跃起来
spring to your feet 突然站起来

sweep
v. 扫,刮;席卷,掠过
sweep - swept - swept
sweep the floor 扫地
sweep / clean the room
sweep away 清除掉
The wind swept the dead leaves away. 风把枯叶吹走了

courtyard
n.院子
court = courtyard=yard:庭院,院子
school yard:操场

smash
v. 摔碎
mashed potatoes / potato mash 土豆泥
smash:击碎;撞碎
smash and grab 打砸抢

miraculously
adv. 奇迹般地
miraculous:adj.
miraculous improvement
miracle:n.奇迹
it is a miracle that…
perform / work miracles 有奇效,创造奇迹
a miracle of Internet / medicine 互联网、医药奇迹

glance
v. 扫视
glance & glimpse
glance: 迅速看一眼
glimpse:偶然看到;碰巧看到

promptly
adv. 迅速地
prompt:adj. 迅速的;准时的
The speech is at two. Try to be prompt. 请准时到场

When The Wind Blows

课文讲解

Tired of sleeping on the floor, a young man in Teheran saved up for years to buy a real bed.

Teheran 伊朗的首都,德黑兰
be tired of doing sth. 厌烦,厌倦做....
save up for years =He saved money for years.
原因状语从句
(Being) tired of sleeping…
a young man in Teheran was tired of sleeping… ,逗号前后的两句主语是一样的
Finding the door unlocked, I went into the kitchen.
现在分词短语放句首,用来代替主语 动词的形式。逗号前后的动作几乎同时发生
P.P(现在分词) → s v.

For the first time in his life, he became the proud owner of a bed which had springs and a mattress.

for the first time in his life, he …生平第一次
For the first time in my life, I found that learning is such a wonderful thing.
mattress 床垫
Simmons (Sleep better. Feel better.) 席梦思床垫

He slept very well for the first two nights, but on the third night, a storm blew up.

—How was your sleep last night? 昨天睡的怎么样
—I slept very well!睡的特别香
blew up-blow up
a storm blew up
blow up a balloon 吹气球

A gust of wind swept the bed off the roof and sent it crashing into the courtyard below.

a gust of wind 一阵风
… sent it crashing into …
crashing into the courtyard below 现在分词短语做宾补

The young man did not wake up until the bed had struck the ground.

… not … until …
I did not go to sleep until my parents had come
back.

Although the bed was smashed to pieces, the man was miraculously unhurt.

although 表让步
sth. be smashed to pieces 被摔得粉碎

When he woke up, he was still on the mattress. Glancing at the bits of wood and metal that lay around him, the man sadly picked up the mattress and carried it into his house.

glancing at …
the man was glancing at …
现在分词短语→主语 动词
(P.P → s. v.)表主动、表进行

Where was the courtyard?
-Below 在下面

当风吹起的时候

句型演练

复合句
连接词:
表示time:when, until, after, as soon as, while, before
表示reason:because, as, since
表示concession:although, though
表示relative:who, which, that
表示purpose:to, in order to

  1. I went into the garden. I wanted to pick some flowers.
    I went into the garden to pick some flowers.

  2. My neighbour went to Tokyo for a holiday. He could not return home. He did not have enough money.
    My neighbour, who went to Tokyo for a holiday, could not return home because he did not have enough money.

  3. The city was destroyed during the war. It has now been completely rebuilt.
    表完成,表被动,过去分词放句首
    Destroyed during the war, the city has now been completely rebuilt.

''The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one.''
----Mark Twain

练习:
My friend showed me round the town, which was very kind of him.
非限制性定语从句,which指代前面整句话

Years ago a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast。 He constantly advertised for hired hands。 Most people were reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic。 They dreaded the awful storms that raged across the Atlantic, wreaking havoc on the buildings and crops。 As the farmer interviewed applicants for the job, he received a steady stream of refusals。

几年前,一个农场主在大西洋沿岸拥有一块土地,他经常贴广告雇佣人手。可是,很多人都不愿意在大西洋岸边的农场干活,他们害怕大西洋上空剧烈的风暴会破坏房屋和庄稼。所以当这个农场主招工面试时,收到的是一连串坚定的拒绝。

Finally, a short, thin man, well past middle age, approached the farmer。 “Are you a good farmhand?” the farmer asked him。

最后,有一个个头不高、略显瘦弱、已过中年的男人来到农场主面前。“你是个干农活的好手吗?”农场主问他。

“Well, I can sleep when the wind blows,” answered the little man。

“是的,起风的时候我可以睡觉,”那个矮个男人回答道。

Although puzzled by this answer, the farmer, desperate for help, hired him。 The little man worked well around the farm, busy from dawn to dusk, and the farmer felt satisfied with the man‘s work。

尽管农场主对他的回答有点迷惑,可苦于没有帮手,于是雇佣了他。那个矮个男人在农场干活很卖力,从天亮一直忙到天黑,因此农场主对他的工作很满意。

Then one night the wind howled loudly from offshore。 Jumping out of bed, the farmer grabbed a lantern and rushed next door to the hired hand‘s sleeping quarters。 He shook the little man and yelled, “Get up! A storm is coming! Tie things down before they blow away!”

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