词海拾贝:城镇与乡村

时间:2008-05-14 08:48:36 来源:英语学习网站

1.城镇

a commercial centre(商业中心):an area with lots of banks and company offices
shopping centres(购物中心):places with many shops, either in doors or outdoors
car parks(停车场):places to leave many cars
factories(工厂):buildings where you make/manufacture things, e.g.cars
suburbs(郊外):areas outside the centre of town where people live
libraries(图书馆):places where you can borrow books
pollution(污染):dirty air because of smoke and petrol fumes
night-life(夜生活):places to go at night, e.g. bars,restaurants,cinemas,theatres,discos

2.乡村

wood 树木
valley 山谷
footpath 小径
gate 门
hedge 篱笆
tractor 拖拉机
field 田地


3.优势与劣势

喜欢乡村的人总是这样说:
Towns 城镇
are noisy
are dirty and polluted
are stressful
are crowded(=full of people)
are dangerous

The countryside 乡村:
is quiet and peaceful
is clean
is calm and relaxing
has lots of open space
is safe

喜欢城镇的人有着不同的观点:
In towns 城镇
there are plenty(=lots) of things to do
it's exciting
there's a wide range of shops(=many different shops 多种商店)
there's lots of night-life, e.g. bars,cinemas,discos

In the countryside 乡村
there's nothing to do
it's boring
there are only a few shops
there'sno night-life

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