外语教育网
  • 站内搜索:

关于奥运会的对话4

2006-05-16 14:40

  Joe: The 2004 summer Olympics will be held in Athens, Greece. And you know?

  Megan: Of course. Athens is a great place, and……

  Joe:And the first modern Olympic Games were held there in 1896.

  Megan: The ancient Olympic Games also date from there.

  Joe: Yes, the first Game happened in 776 BC in Olympia.

  Megan: But it has been enriched largely since 1896, when the first modern Games were held in Athens.

  Joe: Absolutely. Especially women, you know, no women were allowed to take part in the Games at that time.

  Megan: They even had no right to see!

  Joe: But in modern Olympics, women play a significant part in it.

  Megan: In the ancient times, non-Greek was not allowed to take part in the games.

  Joe: but the modern Olympics are international games, and all the countries in the world have right to join it.

  Megan: Yes, now the Athens Olympic Committee is making preparations for the 2004 Games. I hope it will be a great success.

  Joe: I hope so, too.

  讲解:

  1.date,动词, 表示从何时开始。The ancient Olympic Games also date from there. 古典奥运会也是从那开始的。

  The Athens Olympic Games date from August 13th to August 29th. 雅典奥运会8月13号开始, 8月29号结束.

  2.take part in 参加某项活动,比如: Women can take part in the Olympic Games nowadays. 现在女性可以参加奥运会比赛了。

  3. play + 形容词+ part in…在某项活动中起到了什么样的作用。Women play a significant part in the modern Olympic Games. 妇女在现代奥运会中发挥了重要的作用。还可以把part换成role。Women play a significant role in the modern Olympic Games.

  4.一些关于古典奥运会的精品短句:

  The first Games were held in Olympia to celebrate Zeus'victory against his father.

  第一次奥运会在奥林匹亚举行是为了纪念宙斯在比武中战胜了他的父亲。(这是关于奥运会起源的传说之一)

  No war was allowed until the Games were over.

  奥运会结束之前,战争是不允许发生的。

  Women, discovered in the ancient Games, would be thrown off a nearby cliff, whether they were spectators or competitors.

  在古典奥运会上发现有妇女,无论他们是观众运动员,都将被推下悬崖摔死。

  After the festival, winning athletes wore Olympic wreath of wild olive leaves and went back to their hometown.

  盛会结束以后,获胜的运动员戴上由野生橄榄叶编成的花环。(象征着希腊人所能赢得的最高荣誉,荣归故里)

  The ancient Olympic Games were a symbol of peace and friendship at the beginning.

  古奥运一开始就是一个和平和友谊的象征。

  The dove and the olive branch become the symbols of peace.

  鸽子和橄榄枝成为和平的象征。

相关热词:奥运英语
行业英语辅导课程
李 健协和医科大学医学博士,美国国立卫生研究院博士后……详情>>
李健:医学英语网上辅导名师
高 云澳大利亚注册会计师协会会员,会计专业硕士……详情>>
高云:财会英语网上辅导名师
李文沛中国政法大学博士,师从著名法学家周忠海教授……详情>>
李文沛:法律英语网上辅导名师

  1、凡本网注明 “来源:外语教育网”的所有作品,版权均属外语教育网所有,未经本网授权不得转载、链接、转贴或以其他方式使用;已经本网授权的,应在授权范围内使用,且必须注明“来源:外语教育网”。违反上述声明者,本网将追究其法律责任。
  2、本网部分资料为网上搜集转载,均尽力标明作者和出处。对于本网刊载作品涉及版权等问题的,请作者与本网站联系,本网站核实确认后会尽快予以处理。本网转载之作品,并不意味着认同该作品的观点或真实性。如其他媒体、网站或个人转载使用,请与著作权人联系,并自负法律责任。
  3、联系方式
  编辑信箱:for68@chinaacc.com
  电话:010-82319999-2371