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[00:03.50]Lesson 58 A blessing in   disguise?
[00:07.05]是因祸得福吗?
[00:10.60]First listen and thenanswer the question:
[00:12.88]听录音,然后回答问题:
[00:15.16]Why does the vicarrefuse to cut downthe tree?
[00:18.07]为什么这位教区牧师拒绝把树砍掉?
[00:20.99]The tiny village ofFrinley is said topossessa 'cursed tree'.
[00:25.04]据说弗林利这个小村里有一棵"该诅咒的树".
[00:29.10]Because the tree wasmentioned in anewspaper,
[00:30.77]因报上提到过这棵树,
[00:32.44]the number ofvisitors to Frinleyhas now increased.
[00:34.55]所以现在来弗林利参观的人越来越多.
[00:36.66]The tree was plantednear the churchfifty years ago
[00:38.77]该树是50年前栽在教堂附近的,
[00:40.89]but it is only inrecent years that ithas gained an evilreputation.
[00:43.80]但只是近几年才得到了一个坏名声.
[00:46.72]It is said that ifanyone touches thetree,he will havebad luck;
[00:49.19]据说,谁要是触摸了这棵树,谁就会交上恶运;
[00:51.66]if he picks a leaf,he will die.
[00:53.24]如果谁摘了一片树叶,谁就会死去.
[00:54.83]Many villagers believethat the tree hasalready claimed anumber of victims.
[00:57.74]很多村民相信此树已经害了不少人.
[01:00.66]The vicar has beenasked to have thetree cut down,but sofar he has refused.
[01:03.70]人们曾请求教区的牧师叫人把树砍掉,但他直到现在也没有同意.
[01:06.75]He has pointed outthat the tree is auseful source ofincome,
[01:08.90]他指出,这棵树成了一个有用的财源,
[01:11.06]as tourists havebeen coming from allparts of the countryto see it.
[01:13.65]因为人们从全国各地纷纷前来参观这棵树.
[01:16.25]In spite of all thathas been said,
[01:17.96]尽管有上述种种说法,
[01:19.68]the tourists have beenpicking leaves andcutting their names onthe tree-trunk.
[01:22.23]但游客们还是照常摘树叶和把他们的名字刻在树上
[01:24.79]So far,not one ofthem has been struckdown by sudden death!
[01:29.96]然而到目前为止,还没有一个人暴死呢!
[01:35.14]Lesson 59   In or out?
[01:37.87]进来还是出去?
[01:40.59]First listen and thenanswer the question:Why did Rex run away?
[01:45.15]听录音,然后回答问题.为什么雷克斯逃跑了?
[01:49.72]Our dog,Rex,used tosit outside ourfront gate and bark.
[01:53.01]我家的狗雷克斯,过去常坐在大门外面叫.
[01:56.31]Every time he wantedto come into thegarden
[01:57.95]每当它想到花园里来时
[01:59.60]he would bark untilsomeone opened thegate.
[02:01.46]便汪汪叫个不停,直到有人把门打开.
[02:03.32]As the neighbourscomplained of thenoise,
[02:04.82]由于邻居们对狗叫很有意见,
[02:06.32]my husband spent weekstraining him to presshis paw on the latchto let himeself in.
[02:10.32]所以我丈夫花了几个星期的时间训练它用脚爪按住门闩把自己放进来
[02:14.31]Rex soon became anexpert at openingthe gate.
[02:16.40]雷克斯很快成了开门的专家.
[02:18.49]However,when I wasgoing out shoppinglast week,
[02:20.71]然而上星期我正要出去买东西时,
[02:22.93]I noticed him in thegarden near the gate
[02:24.55]发现它正呆在花园里边靠门的地方.
[02:26.18]This time he wasbarking so thatsomeone would lethim out!
[02:28.86]这次它叫着让人把它放出去!
[02:31.54]Since then,he hasdeveloped anotherbad habit.
[02:34.01]从那以后,它养成了另外一种坏习惯.
[02:36.49]As soon as he opensthe gate from theoutside,
[02:38.07]它从外面把门一打开,
[02:39.66]he comes into thegarden and waitsuntil the gate shuts.
[02:41.88]就走进花园,等着门自动关上.
[02:44.09]Then he sits andbarks until someonelets him out.
[02:46.50]这之后他就坐下汪汪叫起来,直到有人来把它放出去.
[02:48.91]After this heimmediately letshimself in and beginsbarking again.
[02:51.76]出去之后,它又马上把自己放进来,接着再开始叫.
[02:54.61]Yesterday my husbandremoved the gate
[02:56.32]昨天,我丈夫把大门卸了下来,
[02:58.04]and Rex got soannoyed we have notseen him since.
[03:01.97]雷克斯很生气,此后我们再也没有见到它.
[03:05.90]Lesson 60   The future
[03:09.07]卜算未来
[03:12.23]First listen andthen answer thequestion:
[03:14.70]听录音,然后回答问题:
[03:17.18]Does what MadamBellinsky said cometrue?
[03:19.84]别林斯基夫人所说的话实现了吗?
[03:22.50]At a village fair,Idecided to visit afortune-teller calledMadam Bellinsky.
[03:26.88]在一个乡村集市上,我决定去拜访一位称作别林斯基夫人的算命人.
[03:31.25]I went into her tentand she told me tosit down.
[03:33.53]我走进她的帐篷,她叫我坐下.
[03:35.81]After I had givenher some money,shelooked into a crystalball and said:
[03:39.04]我给了她一些钱后,她便查看着一个水晶球说道:
[03:42.27]'A relation of yoursis coming to see you.
[03:44.56]"您的一个亲戚就要来看您了.
[03:46.84]She will be arrivingthis evening andintends to stay fora few days.
[03:49.82]她将于今天傍晚到达,并准备住上几天.
[03:52.79]The moment you leavethis tent,you willget a big surprise.
[03:55.77]您一走出这个帐篷,就会大吃一惊.
[03:58.75]A woman you know wellwill rush towards you.
[04:00.84]一位您很熟悉的女人将向您冲来.
[04:02.93]She will speak to youand then she will leadyou away from thisplace.That is all.'
[04:07.18]她会对您说点什么,然后带您离开这个地方.就是这些."
[04:11.43]As soon as I wentoutside,I forgot allabout Madam Bellinsky
[04:14.43]我一走出帐篷,就把别林斯基夫人给我算卦的事忘得一干二净了
[04:17.43]because my wifehurried towards me.
[04:18.86]因为我的妻子正匆匆向我跑来.
[04:20.30]'Where have you beenhiding?'she askedimpatiently.
[04:22.56]"你躲到哪儿去了?"她不耐烦地问.
[04:24.82]'Your sister will behere in less than anhour
[04:26.47]"再有不到一个小时你姐姐就要到这儿了,
[04:28.12]and we must be at thestation to meet her.
[04:29.36]我们得去车站接她.
[04:30.61]We are late already.'
[04:31.82]现在就已经晚了."
[04:33.02]As she walked away,Ifollowed her out ofthe fair.
[04:36.90]当她走开时,我也跟着她出了集市.
[04:40.79]Lesson 61 Trouble with the     Hubble
[04:43.89]哈勃望远镜的困境
[04:47.00]First listen andthen answer thequestion:
[04:49.60]听录音,然后回答问题:
[04:52.20]What is the specialimportance of atelescope in space?
[04:55.49]在太空中,哈勃望远镜有什么特别重要的地方
[04:58.79]The Hubble telescopewas launched intospace by NASA onApril 20,1990
[05:03.48]哈勃望远镜于1990年4月20日由国家航空航天局发射升空,
[05:08.17]at a cost of over abillion dollars.
[05:10.19]耗资10多亿美元.
[05:12.22]Right from the startthere was troublewith the Hubble.
[05:14.69]从最开始哈勃望远镜就有问题.
[05:17.17]The pictures it sentus were verydisappointing
[05:19.19]它传送给我们的图像很令人失望,
[05:21.22]because its mainmirror was faulty!
[05:22.99]因为它的主要镜子有误差
[05:24.77]NASA is now going toput the telescoperight,
[05:26.87]国家航天局准备纠正这一错误,
[05:28.96]so it will soon besending up fourastronauts to repairit.
[05:31.50]为此将把4名宇航员送入太空修复望远镜.
[05:34.03]The shuttle Endeavourwill be taking theastronauts to theHubble.
[05:36.95]"奋进"号航天飞机将把宇航员送上哈勃.
[05:39.86]A robot-arm from theEndeavour will grabthe telescope andhold it
[05:43.11]"奋进"号上的一只机器手将抓住望远镜并托住它,
[05:46.36]while the astronautsmake the necessaryrepairs.
[05:48.30]同时宇航员进行必要的修复工作.
[05:50.25]Of course,the Hubbleis above the earth'satmosphere,
[05:53.04]当然,哈勃位于地球的大气层之外,
[05:55.83]so it will soon besending us
[05:57.06]因此,它很快就会给我们传送
[05:58.28]the clearest picturesof the stars anddistant galaxies thatwe have ever seen.
[06:01.60]我们所见到过的、有关行星和远距离星系的最清晰的照片.
[06:04.91]The Hubble will tellus a great dealabout the age andsize of the universe.
[06:08.08]哈勃将告诉我们有关宇宙的年龄和大小的许多事情
[06:11.25]By the time you readthis,
[06:12.71]等到你读到这篇文章时
[06:14.17]the Hubble's eagle eyewill have sent us tho-usands and thousandsof wonderful pictures.
[06:18.73]敏锐的哈勃望远镜已经为我们送来了成千上万张精彩的照片.
[06:23.29]Lesson 62  After the fire
[06:26.08]大火之后
[06:28.87]First listen and thenanswer the question:
[06:31.85]听录音,然后回答问题.
[06:34.83]What was the dangerto the villagesafter the fire?
[06:38.13]大火之后的村庄面临着什么危险?
[06:41.42]Firemen had beenfighting the forestfire for nearlythree weeks
[06:44.39]消防队员们同那场森林火搏斗了将近3个星期
[06:47.37]before they couldget it under control.
[06:49.02]才最后把火势控制住.
[06:50.67]A short time before,great trees had cov-ered the countrysidefor miles around.
[06:54.35]就在不久之前,参天大树还覆盖着方圆数英里的土地.
[06:58.02]Now,smoke still roseup from the warmground over thedesolate hills.
[07:01.83]而现在,发热的地面上仍然升腾着烟雾,弥漫在荒凉的山丘上.
[07:05.63]Winter was coming on
[07:06.71]冬季即将来临,
[07:07.78]and the hillsthreatened thesurrounding villageswith destruction,
[07:10.17]这些山丘对周围的村庄具有毁灭性的威胁.
[07:12.56]for heavy rain wouldnot only wash away thesoil but would causeserious floods as well
[07:16.66]因为大雨不仅会冲走土壤,而且还会引起严重的水灾.
[07:20.75]When the fire had atlast been put out,
[07:22.61]在大火最后被扑灭后,
[07:24.47]the forest authoritiesordered several tonsof a special type ofgrass-seed
[07:27.58]森林管理当局订购了好几吨一种特殊类型的草籽,
[07:30.69]which would growquickly.
[07:31.78]这种草籽生长迅速.
[07:32.88]The seed was sprayedover the ground inhuge quantities byaeroplanes.
[07:36.47]飞机把这种草籽大量地撒播在地上.
[07:40.06]The planes had beenplanting seed fornearly a month whenit began to rain.
[07:43.42]飞机撒播近一个月后,开始下起雨来.
[07:46.78]By then,however,inmany places thegrass had alreadytaken root.
[07:49.89]然而到那时,很多地方的草已经生了根.
[07:52.99]In place of thegreat trees whichhad been growingthere for centuries,
[07:55.46]多少世纪以来一直生长在那里的参天大树,
[07:57.93]patches of green hadbegun to appear inthe blackened soil.
[08:01.67]被一片片生长在这片烧焦土地上的绿草代替了
[08:05.41]Lesson 63 She was not amused
[08:08.96]她并不觉得好笑
[08:12.51]First listen andthen answer thequestion:
[08:15.17]听录音,然后回答问题:
[08:17.83]Why did Jenny wantto leave the weddingreception?
[08:20.24]为什么珍妮想离开婚宴
[08:22.65]Jeremy Hampden has alarge circle offriends and is verypopular at parties.
[08:26.30]杰里米.汉普登交际甚广,是各种聚会上深受大家欢迎的人.
[08:29.96]Everybody admireshim for his greatsense of humour
[08:32.14]人人都钦佩他那绝妙的幽默感
[08:34.31]--everybody,that is,except his six-year-old daughter,Jenny.
[08:37.42]--人人,就是说,除他6岁的女儿珍妮之外的每一个人.
[08:40.52]Recently,one ofJeremy's closestfriends
[08:42.65]最近,杰里米的一个最亲密的朋友
[08:44.77]asked him to make aspeech at a weddingreception.
[08:46.58]请他在一个婚礼上祝词
[08:48.39]This is the sort ofthing that Jeremyloves.
[08:50.54]这正是杰里米喜欢做的事情.
[08:52.70]He prepared thespeech carefully andwent to the weddingwith Jenny.
[08:55.49]他认真准备了讲稿,带着珍妮一道去参加了婚礼.
[08:58.28]He had included alarge number offunny stories in thespeech
[09:00.75]他的祝词里面加进了大量逗人的故事,
[09:03.22]and,of course,it wasa great success.
[09:04.80]自然大获成功.
[09:06.39]As soon as he hadfinished Jenny toldhim she wanted to gohome.
[09:09.62]他刚一讲完,珍妮就对他说她要回家.
[09:12.85]Jeremy was a littledisappointed by thisbut he did as hisdaughter asked.
[09:16.08]这不免使杰里米有点扫兴,但他还是按照女儿的要求做了.
[09:19.32]On the way home,heasked Jenny if she hadenjoyed the speech.
[09:22.49]在回家的路上,他问珍妮是否喜欢他的祝词.
[09:25.66]To his surprise shesaid she hadn't.
[09:28.01]使他吃惊的是,她说她不喜欢.
[09:30.35]Jeremy asked her whythis was so
[09:32.38]杰里米问她为何不喜欢
[09:34.40]and she told him thatshe did not like tosee so many peoplelaughing at him!
[09:38.65]她说她不愿意看到那么多的人嘲笑他!
[09:42.90]Lesson 64 The Channel Tunnel
[09:46.13]海峡隧道
[09:49.36]First listen and thenanswer the question:Why was the firsttunnel not completed?
[09:54.88]听录音,然后回答问题:为什么第一条隧道没有建成?
[10:00.39]In 1858,a Frenchengineer,Aime Thomede Gamond,
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