Peter Jackson‘s first film in The Lord of the Rings trilogy (三步曲) has just grabbed （夺得) four Oscars-awards for the best make-up, best cinematography (摄影), best visual effects and best original score.Chinese audience had a chance to watch the fihn from late April.
A hundred years ago, the game we now call football did not exist (存在). American football started during a game between two colleges. The teams had gotten together to play what called “football”, but each team played by different rules. One team played what we now call soccer.The other played what we now call rugby (橄榄球).
London has a new magazine. But it is not printed on paper. Everyone who has a television can receive it because it is on TV. In order to read this magazine, you have to have a decoder.Each page of it is numbered, so you only have to dial the number to choose which subject you want to read about.
On April 15, 1912, the Titanic, the large ship in the world, struck an iceberg (冰山) of Newfoundland and went down in the early morning darkness, took over 1500 life. The ship was making her first voyage from England to New York when the tragedy occurred. Of the 2223 aboard, only aobut 700 people saved. Millions of dollars of jewelry and furs went down in the ship. The Titanic was thought to be an unsinkable.
Yesterday morning, when I was washing my face in the public washroom, I saw a girl turned on a tap and then leave the water running without using. I said to her, “Would you please turn off the tap? Water is our valuable resources.” “None of your business!” She answered.I stood there still, without knowing how I should say to make her realize my immoral behavior (行为).
When I got up and walked to open the window this morning, I found the sunshine was offending my eyes. And 1 knew that the ozonosphere had been greatly destroyed. “Today is the world‘ s Environmental Protection Day, I have to do something useful to save our earth,” I thought.
Today more and mere young men say that their parents don’t understand them well. They think their parents are very striet with them and don‘t give them enough space to do their own things which they like to. They even think their parents are out of touch with modern life. So,generally speaking, they don‘ t want to talk with their parents, they don‘ t tell everything, especially their secret to their parents. It seems there is a gap between the parents and their children.
We live in a time of tremendous medical progress. A little more than a year ago, scientists first cracked(解读)the human genetic code(基因密码)-one of the most important advances in scientific history, Already, scientists are developing new diagnostic (诊断的) tools so that each of us can know our risks of disease and act to prevent them.
With the globalization of the world, English is becoming more and more important in our daily life. A lot of people are learning English in our country now.The questions they usually have are-Why should I learn English? How canI learn English well?