Recently the Ministry of Civil Affairs^2 pledged3 to further improve the minimum livingsubsidy mechanism to ensure poor urban residents receive necessary help under new circumstances, such as price fluctuations, at a national video-conference4. Minister of Civil Affairs Li
Many people believe that dolphins are among the smartest animals on Earth. Dolphins are warm-blooded sea animals, Recently, scientists discovered that dolphins could do something that humans can do. They say dolphins can recognize themselves in a mirror, a shiny piece of glass.
When my daughter, Janna, was a junior in high school, she was accepted as a foreign exchange student^2 to Germany. We were delighted that she had been chosen for such a special experience. Then the exchange organization informed us that we had to pay $4,000 in costs --and the money was due^3 on June 5, two months away.
American-made chocolates and cocoa products number in the hundreds^1. There hides a fascinating^2 story behind this wonderful product. To tell that story and provide a better understanding of the chocolate industry and its long-standing traditions is the purpose of this article. The Story of Chocolate is essentially a layman‘s3 introduction to the subject. It will provide readers an opportunity to view the industry as a whole^4.
Bicycles were first developed in the mid-18th century and have long since^1 been used as a form of transport. In 1839, Scottish blacksmith KirkpatrickMcMillan devised a pedal-and-crank mechanism^2 to power the two-wheeled machine, which gave
This article is about learning and usingidioms. Idioms are special expressionsthat make your conversation more interesting. Instead of using a normal statementsuch as “I agree”, you might say “I see whatyou mean”. Or instead of saying “I‘m very hungry”，you might say “I could eat hores”.
Nowadays, computer is playing an increas-ingly important role in our daily life. In fact^1, it has replaced manpower in a variety of fields.Will the world become a computer-generated world someday? How fantastic it will be if I can live to see those2 earth-shaking changes. At this moment, a little bit3 imagination may help…