John is not a “good” student. He always sleeps in the class. Today he sleeps again.
“John!” Teacher says angrily.
“What? What’s wrong?” John is awaken.
“Why do you make a face? It’s classroom. Look! Everyone is laughing.” Teacher says.
“No one is laughing.” Teacher says.
“No, it’s not me. I was not making a face. I was sleeping.” John fells upset.
“Um. Not bad. You can admit your fault. You are still a good boy.” Teacher is satisfied with it.
in the class 上课中
angrily [ˈæŋɡrɪlɪ] 愤怒地
awaken [əˈweɪkən] (使)觉醒;唤醒;唤起;
upset [ʌpˈsɛt] 心烦的;混乱的;不适的
fault [fɔːlt] 缺点;毛病;故障;
One day a crow stood on a branch near his nest and felt very happy with the meat in his mouth.
At that time, a fox saw the crow with the meat, so he swallowed and eagerly thought of a plan to get the meat.
However, whatever the fox said to the crow, the crow just kept silent.
Until the fox thought highly of the crow’s beautiful voice, the crow felt flattered and opened his mouth to sing.
As soon as the meat fell down to the ground, the fox took the meat and went into his hole.
crow [krəʊ] 乌鸦;鸡啼
One day, Mike's mother needed a pot. She asked Mike to borrow one from her friend. So Mike went to the friend's house. She gave him a big pot. On the way home Mike put it down on the road and looked at it. It was made of clay and had three legs.
Then he said to the pot, "You have three legs and I have only two. You can carry me for a few minutes." Then Mike sat down inside the pot. But the pot didn't move.
Mike got angry and broke it then carried the broke pot home. His mother was angry. "You are stupid." She said. But Mike thought, "I'm not stupid. Only a stupid person carried something with three legs."
One day有朝一日; 有一天，总有一天
a big pot大人物
On the way沿途; 在途中，接近;
a few少许， 少数;一点点; 些许
Fisherman who dragnet, feel very heavy, they danced for joy, thinking that this suddenly catch a lot of fish.
the network pulled the shore, net full of stones and other things, not a fish.
They are very Yusang, did not catch fish inverted worth mentioning at all uncomfortable with the fact that they expected the opposite is true.
One of them elderly fisherman said: "friends, not sadness, joy and pain together total, they like a sister. Advance happy we have, and now had to endure the pain a little bit."
The story is that life is happening, as sometimes sunny skies will suddenly turmoil, not because of setbacks and frustration.
Lion was awakened from sleep by a Mouse running over his face. Rising up in anger, he caught him and was about to kill him, when the Mouse piteously xzhufu_xom entreated, saying： “If you would only spare my life, I would be sure to repay your kindness.” The Lion laughed and let him go.
It happened shortly after this that the Lion was caught by some hunters, who bound him by strong ropes to the ground. The Mouse, recognizing his roar,came up, and gnawed the rope with his teeth, and setting him free, exclaimed： “You ridiculed the idea of my ever being able to help you, not expecting to receive from me any repayment of your favour; but now you know that it is possible for even a Mouse to confer benefits on a Lion.”