英语阅读 87:不那么愚蠢

英语阅读 87:不那么愚蠢

Two men are sitting together in an airplane.两人在飞机上坐在一起。

They are on a long journey. One man is a teacher.他们是在一个漫长的旅程。一个人是一个老师

The other is a farmer.另一个是农民。

They sit for a while, then the farmer says,他们坐一会儿,然后农夫说,

” Let’s do something to pass the time.“让我们做些事情来打发时间。

Let’s ask each other riddles.”让我们问对方谜语。”

“Let’s make the rules first.“让我们使规则第一。

and let’s make the game more interesting.让我们使游戏更加有趣。

If we don’t know the answer to a riddle,如果我们不知道谜底,

we have to pay, ” says the teacher. .我们必须支付,”老师说。。

The farmer thinks about this for a while, then he says,农夫想了一会儿,然后他说,

“That’s not fair. You’re a teacher,“这是不公平的。你是一个老师,

you know more things than I do.你知道的比我更多的事情。

I am just a farmer. ” “Yes, that’s true!我只是一个农民。”“是的,这是真的!

What do you think we should do?”你认为我们应该怎么做?”

the teacher asks. “If you don’t know the answer老师问。“如果你不知道答案

to a riddle you pay me $100.一个谜你付给我100美元。

If I don’t know the answer to a riddle,如果我不知道谜底,

I’ll pay you $50. “我将付你50美元。“

The teacher thinks about this, then he says,老师认为,然后他说,

“OK. That’s fair. Who’ll go first?”“好吧。这是公平的。谁会先走?”

“I will,” the farmer says.“我会的,”农夫说。

“Here is my riddle. What has three legs when it walks ,“这是我的谜题。有三条腿什么当它走,

but only two legs when it flies?”但只有两条腿当它飞?”

The teacher repeats the riddle,老师重复这个谜语,

“Oh, this is a good one.“哦,这是一个很好的人。

I’m afraid I don’t know the answer.”恐怕我不知道答案。”

He gives the farmer.他给了农夫。

$100, then says, “Tell me the answer.100美元,然后说,“告诉我答案。

What has three legs when it walks, 有三条腿什么当它走,

but only two legs when it fLies?”但只有两条腿当它飞?”

“I don’t know,” the farmer says,“我不知道,”农夫说,

and gives the teacher $50.和给老师50美元。

WORD BANK

airplene n.飞机

journe n.旅行,旅程

riddle/’ridl/n.谜,谜语

fair adj.公平的

英語語法 – 人称代词