The average cost of rehabilitate one seal after the Valdez oil spill in Alaska was $80,000. At a special ceremony, two of the most expensively-saved animals were released into the wild amid cheers and applause from onlookers. A minute later, a killer whale ate them both.
In 1992, Frank Perkings in Los Angeles made an attempt on the world flagpole-sitting record. Suffering from the flu, he came 8 hours shorter than the 400-day record; his sponsor has gone bust, his girlfriend had left him and his phone and electricity had been cut off.
A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen, shaking frantically with what looked like a wire running from his waist towards the electrical kettle. Intending to jolt him from the deadly current, she whacked him with a handy plank of wood by the back door, breaking his arm in two places. Until that moment, he had been happily listening to his walkman
开头的第一句话相信大家都被慎了一下:The average cost of rehabilitate one seal after the Valdez oil spill in Alaska was $80,000. 这里面有两个比较关键和词:rehabilitate 和 seal 意为:使康复和海豹;句中的关键词如果不认识的话,试试跳过这句,看看后面的句子,能不能大概猜测一下这句话的意思呢?
这篇文章总体上生词比较多,但结构不复杂,但里面一些词用得不错哦,比如说:Suffering from the flu,his sponsor has gone bust等等
Never did music more sink into and soothe and fill me --never so prove its soul--rousing power, its impossibility of statement. Especially in the rendering of one of Beethoven's master septets... was...（查看全文）