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每日故事|《99 Cents Store》

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  今天给大家分享一个《99 Cents Store》的英文故事。

  通过这个英文小故事,老师们可以让孩子从故事中去学习很多相关的词汇和句子,例如故事中的broccoli,celery,eggplant,andsquash各种蔬菜,peaches,plums,and apples水果等。而且这个故事主要是讲解去超市购物的小故事,这也是学生们喜欢听的,可以激发学生的兴趣,引导学生学习更多在超市的英语词汇表达。

每日故事

  99 Cents Store(99美分商店)

  Once a week,Neil went grocery shopping.

  每周,尼尔都会去杂货店买一次东西。

  He always made a list,but he always forgot to put one or more items on the list.

  他总会列个清单,但他总是忘了在清单上记上一个或是更多的东西。

  This used to anger him,but now he just accepted it.

  他常常因此生气,但现在他接受了。

  You're not as sharp as you used to be,he told himself.

  你不像以前那么敏锐了,他告诉自己。

  It was Friday-shopping day.

  星期五,是购物日。

  He went to the 99C store.

  他走到99C店。

  Sometimes they had a lot of fresh produce,sometimes they didn't.

  他们有时有很多新鲜的农产品,有时没有

  He got lucky.

  他很幸运。

  There were fresh,packaged broccoli,celery,eggplant,and squash.

  店里有新鲜的,包装好了的西兰花,芹菜,茄子,南瓜。

  Also,packages of peaches,plums,and apples.

  还有包装好了的桃子、李子和苹果。

  He easily had enough produce to last allweek,if it didn't rot first.

  他很轻松的买够了可以维持一周的食物,当然,是在食材没有腐烂的情况下。

  The produce alone filled up four plasticbags.

  仅农产品就装满了四个塑料袋。

  Four other bags contained other items thatwere on Neil's list.

  其他四个袋子装满了尼尔清单上其他的东西。

  He drove to Albertson's,which sold milk by the gallon and at cheaper prices than the 99Cstore.

  他开车到艾伯森买牛奶,他家的牛奶论加仑来卖,每加仑价格比99店便宜。

  Interestingly,the price of milk had soared in the last month.

  有趣的是,上个月牛奶的价格猛涨。

  He used to buy 2 gallons of nonfat milk for$3.59.

  过去,他用3.59美元就能买到2加仑脱脂牛奶。

  Now he was paying$4.69.

  现在他付了4.69美元。

  Yet,the news mediawas silent-the same news media that reports a 2-cent increase in gasolineprices or even a 1-cent decrease.

  然而,新闻媒体没有一点消息,同样是新闻媒体却会对汽油价格上涨两美分甚至下降1美分进行报道。

  That's all over the news.

  这就是新闻的全部。

  Milk,he thought,just isn't sexy enough.

  他想只是因为牛奶不够性感而已。(牛奶不够引人注目)

  He parked his car in the carport and openedthe trunk.

  他把车停在车位上,然后打开了后备箱。

  Somehow he managed,asusual,to put all 10 plastic bags into his hands and lugthem upstairs.

  像往常一样计划着,把所有的10个塑料袋放在他的手中,提上楼。

  What a drag shopping is,he thought.

  他想,购物真是一个拖累。

  And then he mentally slapped himself:ifyou think it's a drag now,wait till you can't drive.

  然后他由心地打了自己一巴掌:如果你现在就认为这是一个拖累了,等到你不能开车。

  Waittill you can't even walk up the stairs unless you use a cane.

  等到你必须用拐杖才能上楼的时候。

  How are you going to get your groceriesthen?

  那个时侯你怎么去买你需要的东西呢?

  The older you get,hetold himself,the more you'd better appreciate the factthat you can sti1l do all these boring chores and errands.

  他告诉自己,当你越来越老的时候,你更应该更多的感激现在,你仍然可以做这些无聊的家务杂事。


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