英语趣味小故事之玻璃信封
徐丽
图片:漂流瓶
a story about a glass envelope
图片:小女孩 图片:另一个小女孩 (Holland) Jane 动画:漂流瓶从左漂到右 My daughter, Jane, never dreamed of receiving a letter from a girl of her own age in Holland.
图片:Jane和她的家人在海上玩儿 travel across the Channel 图片:漂流瓶打开,出来一封信,上面写着 “name and address ” 图片:叫Jane的那个小女孩向海中扔漂流瓶 She threw the bottle into the sea.
ten months later 图片:小女孩 图片:另一个小女孩 (Holland) Jane 动画:一封信从左飞到右 she received a letter from a girl in Holland.
图片:小女孩 图片:另一个小女孩 (Holland) Jane 图片:表示上面这两个小女孩儿经常互相写信 Both girls write to each other regularly now.
图片:邮局 the post office
图片:信封 expensive and fast
Letters will cost a little more, but they will certainly travel faster.
词汇秀秀场

  1.dream 做梦(v.) 梦想(n.)

  1)I had a good dream last night. Have a good/sweat dream! 祝你做个好梦!
  2)dream a dream 做梦
  3)daydream:思想开小差 She is daydreaming.
  4)dream of doing something : 梦想做… I dreamed of flying in the sky.
  5)dream boat : 梦中情人, 梦寐以求的(物, 人) Do you have a dream boat ? 你有梦中情人吗?

  2. Letters will cost a little more, but they will certainly travel faster.
cost take pay 花费 spend What are the differences?

  1.spend
  1)主语必须是人
  2) 常用结构: (
  1) spend time /money on sth. 在……上花费时间 (金钱) I spent two hours on this maths problem. 这道数学题花了我两个小时。 (
  2) spend time / money (in) doing sth. 花费时间 (金钱)做某事。 They spent two years (in) building this bridge. 造这座桥花了他们两年时间。

  2.cost
  1)主语是物或某种活动
  2) 花费 值(多少钱) (
  1)sth. costs (sb.) +金钱,某物花了(某人)多少钱 A new computer costs a lot of money. 买一台新电脑要花一大笔钱。 (
  2) (doing) sth. costs (sb.) +时间,某物(做某事)花 了(某人)多少时间 Remembering these new words cost him a lot of time. 他花了大量时间才记住了这些单词。

  3. take
  1)后面常跟双宾语
  2) 常见用法 (
  1) It takes sb. +时间+to do sth. 做某事花了某 人多少时间 It took them three years to build this road. 他们用了三年时间修完了这条路。 (
  2)doing sth. takes sb. +时间 做某事花了某人多 少时间 Repairing this car took him the whole afternoon. 他花了一下午修车。

  4. pay (
  1) pay (sb.) money for sth. 付钱(给某人)买…… I have to pay them 20 pounds for this room each month. 我每个月要付20英磅的房租。 (
  2)pay for sth. 付……的钱 I have to pay for the book lost. 我不得不赔丢失的书款。 (
  3)pay for sb. 替某人付钱 Don’t worry! I'll pay for you. 别担心, 我会给你付钱的。
(
  4)pay sb. 付钱给某人 They pay us every month. 他们每月给我们报酬。 (
  5)pay money back 还钱 May I borrow 12 yuan from you? I'll pay it back next week. 你能借给我12块钱吗?下周还你。 12 (
  6)pay off one's money还清钱 I will pay off your money next month. 我下个月还你钱。
身临其境
See You Next Time
徐丽
 

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