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

學習英語 – 避税港

學習英語 - 避税港

英語每天一詞。今天我们要学的词是tax haven。 Tax haven,避税港,指不用交税或是税率很低的国家和地区。美国总统奥巴马星期一公布了税法改革计划。”The Obama administration hopes to raise $95.2 billion over the next ten years by cracking down on overseas tax havens,” 奥巴马政府希望通过对海外避税港的打击,在今后十年里避免952亿美元的流失。

四月初的时候,”Leaders of the G-20 Summit also pledged to clamp down on tax havens,” 二十国集团领导人在伦敦召开峰会,也保证要对避税港加强监管。好的,今天我们学习的词是tax haven…

英語語法 – 代詞 – 連接代詞 Connection pronouns 10

English course – I want to be the greatest salesman

English course - I want to be the greatest salesman

Harry wants to be a great salesman,哈利想成为伟大的推销员,

so he goes to a building and speaks to the manager.所以他去一个建筑和经理说话。

“I’m the best salesman in the world,”“我是世界上最好的推销员,”

he says, “Give me a job as a salesman. “他说,“给我一个推销员的工作。“

“You must prove you’re the best , ” the manager says.“你必须证明你是最好的,”经理说。

The manager takes a box of candy out of his desk.经理需要一盒糖果从他的办公桌。

“Last week, I bought l, 000 boxes of this candy.“上周,我买了l,000箱这糖果。

If you can sell them all before the end of the week,如果你能卖掉所有本周结束前

you can have the job. “你可以拥有这份工作。“

“That’s very easy, ” Harry says.“这很容易,”哈利说。

He takes the box of candy and leaves the office.他把盒子里的糖果和离开办公室。

Every day and all day he goes from shop to shop,每一天,他整天就会从商店购物,

trying to sell boxes of the candy, but he can’t sell one.试图出售盒糖果,但他不能卖一个。

The candy is so bad that he can’t even give it away.糖果是如此糟糕,他甚至不能让它离开。

At the end of the week he goes back to the manager.在这周结束的时候,他又回到了经理。

“I’m sorry, sir,” he says, “I am wrong about myself.“对不起,先生,”他说,“我错了我自己。

I’m not the best salesman in the world, but I know who is.”我不是世界上最好的推销员,但我知道是谁。”

“Oh, who? “the manager asks.“哦,是谁?”经理问。

“The person who sold you l,000 boxes of this candy. ““卖给你的人1,000箱的糖果。“

WORD BANK

salesman/’seilzm?n/n.售货员;

推销员

manager n.经理

prove/ pru:v/v.证明,证实

candy n.糖果;冰糖

sell/sel/v.出售;卖

English Jokes – A New Mother

Learn English Word – Overblown

Learn English Word - Overblown

今天我们要学的英语单词是overblown。 Overblown,是过份,夸张的意思。截至到星期一早上,全球范围内感染甲型H1NI流感的人数已经接近一千人,成为几天来媒体报道的焦点。与此同时,有分析人士认为,”The media coverage of the H1N1 flu has been overblown,” 媒体对甲型H1N1流感的报道有些夸大其词。

母乳喂养有利孩子健康,这是毫无争议的。但是母乳真能让孩子更聪明吗?”Some experts believe that the reported benefits of breast feeding may be overblown,” 有的专家提出,某些有关母乳喂养的好处可能有些言过其实。

English language lesson – How Holidays release your work pressure

Learn English in Hong Kong – Family Characters

Learn English in Hong Kong - Family Characters

Akane: Hey, Ruth.

茜:嗨,鲁斯。

Ruth: Hi, Akane

鲁斯:嗨,茜。

Akane: So we’ve been talking about your family a little bit. Um, I’d like to know a little bit more about the specific people in your family.

茜:我们之前聊了些有关你家庭的事情。我想知道更多有关你家里人的情况。

Ruth: Sure.

鲁斯:没问题。

Akane: So who is the funniest person in your family?

茜:你家里谁是最有意思的人?

Ruth: The funniest person! Probably my mom actually. She’s really funny. She’s got a really good sense of humor, and she plays tricks on people, and she’s really silly but everybody in my family has a good sense of humor.

鲁斯:最有意思的人!那可能是我妈妈。她非常有趣。她有很强的幽默感,她还会捉弄别人,她经常做些傻事,不过我们家所有人都有很强的幽默感。

Akane: Oh, good. Now who is the most serious person in your family?

茜:哦,真好。那你家里最严肃的人是谁?

Ruth: Serious. Do you know, actually, I don’t think anybody in my family is serious.

鲁斯:严肃。你知道吗,事实上我认为我家里的人都不严肃。

Akane: Oh, really.

茜:哦,真的吗?

Ruth: I don’t think we have any very serious members.

鲁斯:我想我们家没有非常严肃的人。

Akane: Do you think that’s a good thing or a bad thing?

茜:你觉得那是件好事还是坏事?

Ruth: I think it’s a good thing although occasionally, I think it’s a bad thing.

鲁斯:我觉得是好事,虽然有时这可能也是坏事。

Akane: Right! Now who is the hardest worker?

茜:没错!那谁是最努力工作的人?

Ruth: Oh, can I say me?

鲁斯:哦,我可以说是我自己吗?

Akane: Sure.

茜:当然可以。

Ruth: No, I don’t think that’s true actually. Well, both of my parents work very hard, and they both have very different jobs, but they both work very hard and always have done.

鲁斯:实际上并不是这样。我父母也很努力工作,他们的工作不同,但是他们都很努力地工作,而且工作完成得很好。

Akane: Well, parents do tend to be hardworking.

茜:好,父母一般都工作很认真。

Ruth: That’s true, yeah!

鲁斯:没错,是的!

Akane: And who is the most generous person in your whole family?

茜:那谁是你们家最大方的人?

Ruth: My brother is really generous and he makes me feel bad because he’s so generous in buying me things and giving me things, and I would say my brother.

鲁斯:我哥哥真的很大方,他让我觉得很过意不去,因为他非常大方,总是给我买东西还有送我东西,所以最大方的人是我哥哥。

Akane: Really, what’s the last thing he bought you.

茜:真的吗?那上次他给你买什么了?

Ruth: Ah, that’s a good question. He bought me some clothes actually before I came to Japan.

鲁斯:啊,这是个好问题。在我来日本之前他给我买了些衣服。

Akane: And who do you talk with the most in your family?

茜:那你在家里和谁聊的最多?

Ruth: All of them really, but I suppose deep down I maybe talk to my mom the most. I tell her most things.

鲁斯:所有的家人,不过我想在我内心深处我认为和我妈妈聊的最多。我会把大部分事情都告诉她。

Akane: Really! What kind of things do you tell her?

茜:真的吗?那你一般都跟她说什么事?

Ruth: Just everything that’s going off in my life, really, because she’s a really good friend to me so, I’m just very open with her, and she’s open with me.

鲁斯:就是在我生活中发生的所有事,因为她对我来说是非常好的朋友,我和她无话不谈,她和我也是无话不谈。

Akane: That’s excellent. Who do you resemble the most in your family?

茜:那太好了。你和家里的哪个人最像?

Ruth: Some people say I look like me mom and some people say I look like my dad but most people say I look like my brother, so maybe my brother.

鲁斯:有些人说我长得像妈妈,也有些人说我长得像爸爸,不过大部分人都认为我和我哥哥最像,所以可能是我哥哥吧。

Akane: Your brother.

茜:你哥哥。

Ruth: Yeah.

鲁斯:对。

Akane: Do you have a picture of him?

茜:你有他的照片吗?

Ruth: I do have one, yes. I’ll show you later.

鲁斯:我有一张。我一会儿给你看。

Akane: I’ll look forward to that.

茜:我很期待。

What do you and your family do on Mother’s Day

银行英语情景口语 公司信贷业务 贴现业务

银行英语情景口语 公司信贷业务 贴现业务

A: Mr Ludlow,Hello. It’s good to see you again. What can we do for you today?

Ludlow先生,您好。很高兴再次见到您。我们今天能为您做些什么呢?

B: Hello, I’m sorry it’s been such a long time. I’ve been away on business. I’d like to discount this.

你好,很抱歉耽搁了这么长的时间。我刚出差回来。我想办理贴现。

A: No problem. Could I please see the bill and all of the other documents?

没问题。我能看看汇票以及其他的所有文件吗?

B: Yeah, sure. Here they are. Take your time going through them, I’m in no hurry.

行。给你。你可以慢慢地审阅,我不着急。

A: There’s no problem here, everything’s in order. I can transact that for you now.

这里没有任何问题了,一切都准备好了。我现在就可以为您办理。

B: Do I need to pay anything? Like a handling fee, or something?

我需要付什么款吗?像手续费什么的?

A: No, you don’t need to pay anything on top. We just simply deduct the discounting interest.

不用,您不需要另外支付任何款项。我们只是扣除贴现利息。

English lesson – at the bank report lose of card

What Happened in Brazil after Olympic Games

What Happened in Brazil after Olympic Games

Times Insider shares insights into how we work at The New York Times. In this article, we will learn from Simon Romero explains how his job as Brazil bureau chief has evolved to include all sorts of additional (and unlikely) roles since friends and colleagues from around the world descended on Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games.

“时报内情”(Times Insider)专栏为读者呈现《纽约时报》所发报道幕后的故事。西蒙·罗梅罗(Simon Romero)在这篇文章中讲述的是,自从世界各地的朋友和同事为奥运会纷纷现身里约之后,他作为巴西分社社长的工作如何逐渐演化,囊括了其他种种(出人意料的)职责。

Reaching the favelas at the heights of Complexo do Alemão is nothing less than breathtaking.

抵达阿莱茂住宅区(Complexo do Alemão)最高处的贫民区,绝对是一个激动人心的过程。

An awe-inspiring aerial tramway connects the densely populated hillsides, their maze of passageways a testament to resilience and ingenuity in the face of hardship. Brazil would be awash in more medals if an Olympic category existed for the young kite fighters practicing their sport at the precipice where the gondola car makes its last stop.

一条令人惊叹的空中索道连结着一个个人口稠密的山坡,山坡上迷宫般的通道,证明着人们在困难面前有着怎样的应变能力和生活智慧。缆车的最后一站位于一道悬崖边,一些年轻人正在那里练习斗风筝,如果奥运会有这个项目,巴西一定可以拿到更多奖牌。

But I knew I had truly arrived in Alemão when I heard the spine-tingling sound of gunfire.

但当听到令人毛骨悚然的枪声时,我意识到自己真的到了阿莱茂。

“It’s coming from down there,” said one of the boys, kite string in hand, pointing to the sprawling agglomeration of dwellings below. He couldn’t have been older than 10. He and his friends didn’t even flinch when the shots echoed around them, as if the sounds were as normal as the birdsong of Rio’s great kiskadees.

“枪声是从下边传来的,”其中一个攥着风筝线的男孩,指向下方的大片住宅说道。他的年纪应该不超过10岁。枪声在耳畔回荡之际,他和朋友们甚至没有表现出一点点畏缩,仿佛这枪声和里约的大食蝇霸鹟的鸣叫声一样稀松平常。

“What are you doing in Alemão?” he asked.

“你来阿莱茂干什么?”他问。

Some of the best questions come from those who are being interviewed.

有些最出彩的问题其实来自受访者。

The Rio Olympics were starting, and thousands of journalists from around the world were swarming around the city’s new sports venues. As the bureau chief here for The Times, I was also excited about the Games. But I felt the need to report outside the Olympic bubble, especially in Alemão, where the long war between drug gangs and the police was flaring up once again.

当时正值里约奥运会开幕之际,来自世界各地的数以千计的记者不断汇聚在这座城市崭新的体育场馆周围。作为时报巴西分社的记者,我也对奥运会充满热情。但我觉得做报道时,有必要置身于奥运会这个大泡泡之外,尤其有必要来到阿莱茂。在这里,长期对峙的贩毒团伙和警方正再度发生激烈冲突。

The actors in this conflict didn’t get the memo that Rio wasn’t supposed to be a theater for gun battles during the Olympics. The authorities had promised that the city would be safe during the Games, deploying tens of thousands of troops to patrol the streets. Still, I found entire families cowering in their hovels in Alemão as the fighting raged around them.

这场冲突的参与者没有收到备忘录,不知道奥运会期间的里约不该有枪战上演。当局此前已经承诺保障这座城市在奥运会期间的安全,并调动了数万名军人在街上巡逻。不过,当枪战在身边激烈进行的时候,我发现阿莱茂德的许多人家都躲在自己的小屋里。

This disconnect — Olympic festivities alongside Rio’s brutal drug war — reflects the city’s fault lines. Of course, many of the journalists parachuting in for the Games are expressing awe about what they see. The city, with its teeming beaches and soaring granite peaks, remains as enchanting as ever. Television crews couldn’t ask for a better backdrop.

这种脱节——一边是奥运庆祝活动,一边是里约残酷的毒品战争——折射出了这座城市的裂痕。当然,许多为了奥运会空降到这里的记者都在说,自己见到的一切是多么动人。里约有着熙熙攘攘的海滩和高耸的花岗岩山峰,一如既往地散发着迷人的气息。电视工作者很难找到比这更好的拍摄背景。

At the same time, some of the impressions I’ve come across remind me of that oldie but goody from The Onion, “Woman Who ‘Loves Brazil’ Has Only Seen Four Square Miles of It,” about a dental hygienist from the United States who is enthralled after soaking up the atmosphere at a luxury resort on Rio’s outskirts without ever making it into the city proper.

与此同时, 对这个国家的一些印象让我想起了洋葱网(The Onion)上的一篇文章——《“热爱巴西”的女人只看到四平方英里之内的巴西》(Woman Who ‘Loves Brazil’ Has Only Seen Four Square Miles of It),说的是一位来自美国的牙科工作者,完全沉侵在里约郊区一个奢华度假村所制造的氛围之中,连市区都没去过,却已深深地爱上了巴西。文章是很早以前发的,但其中的一些说法至今依然适用。

I’m also still enthralled with Brazil after covering the country for more than a decade, based in Rio for much of that time. The Olympics have been thrilling. The opening ceremony, sublimely choreographed by Deborah Colker, was uplifting. I’ve cheered for Brazil’s volleyball teams in Maracanãzinho alongside my wife and kids, who are proud Brazilian citizens.

我报道巴西新闻已有十多年之久——很多时候是以里约为根据地——至今却也依然对这个国家感到着迷。奥运会一直都是激动人心的。由德博拉·库克尔(Deborah Colker)精心编排的开幕舞蹈令人振奋。我曾在马拉卡纳齐诺体育场(Maracanãzinho)内为巴西排球队欢呼,以身为巴西公民为荣的妻子和孩子当时就坐在我身旁。

But it’s been surreal to see Rio, a place normally on the global news back burner, turn into something of a media circus during the Olympics.

但看到里约这样一个通常难以贡献头条国际新闻的地方,在奥运会期间突然成为媒体关注的焦点,还是有种超现实之感。

As friends and colleagues descend on the city, my own job of bureau chief has evolved to include additional roles like ticket procurer, restaurant critic, translator, security adviser and consultant on the attributes of Rio’s pés-sujos, the great unkempt neighborhood watering holes that Cariocas call “dirty feet.”

随着朋友和同事纷纷在这座城市现身,我本人作为分社社长的工作逐渐囊括了许多额外的职责,比如门票掮客、餐厅评论家、翻译、安全顾问,以及对里约各个“pés-sujos”的特色了如指掌的咨询师。“pés-sujos”指的是虽不甚整洁却令人愉悦的社区小酒馆,里约人称之为“脏脚馆子”。

I’ve relished the coverage of the Games by visiting colleagues from The Times, some of whom are seeing Rio for the first time. Now I know how Belize cheers for Simone Biles; what synchronized divers say to one another before the plunge; how easily table tennis balls crumple; how Brazil’s judo champion, Rafaela Silva, emerged from Rio’s favelas.

到访的时报同事对奥运会的报道让我读得津津有味,他们中的一些人是首次来到里约。现在我知道了中美洲国家伯利兹如何为西蒙·拜尔斯(Simone Biles)欢呼;知道了双人跳水运动员纵身一跃之前会跟对方说些什么;知道了乒乓球有多容易会变瘪;知道了巴西的拉斐拉·席尔瓦(Rafaela Silva)如何走出贫民区,成为柔道冠军。

When Brazil’s Olympic moment is finished, Rio, like some cities in the United States, will still be grappling with vexing levels of inequality and bloodshed. Certain favelas, the urban areas here that largely coalesced as squatter settlements, are festering with ire over the Games — especially those that were literally torn apart to make way for the Olympic overhaul.

等到巴西的奥运时刻画上句号的时候,里约像美国的一些城市一样,仍然要竭力应对令其备受困扰的不平等问题和流血事件。在某些贫民区,也就是基本已经聚合为棚户区的城市地带,人们对奥运会怒恨满腔——尤其是在那些为了给奥运会改造工程让路而变得支离破碎的地方。

Long before the Olympics began, I started chronicling the complex war for control over Complexo de Alemão, the vast maze of favelas thought to be named for Leonard Kaczmarkiewicz, a Polish immigrant who once owned the land in Rio’s north zone where squatters put down stakes. (A light-skinned foreigner in Brazil is still often called “alemão,” or German.)

在奥运会开幕很久之前,我就已经逐年记录对阿莱茂住宅区控制权的争夺所引发的复杂冲突。这是一片巨大的迷宫般的贫民区,其名字被认为取自波兰移民莱昂纳德·卡茨马基维奇(Leonard Kaczmarkiewic),此人一度拥有里约北部这片供棚户区居民安营扎寨的土地。(在巴西,肤色较浅的外国人至今依然常常被称作“alemão”,意为“德国人”。 )

Some of the stories I’ve covered in Alemão have been heartbreaking, like that of Alda Rafael Castilho, a young police officer who dreamed of being a psychologist. At the age of 27, she was fatally shot when gunmen stormed her police outpost. I still shudder when remembering how hard it was to interview the parents of Eduardo de Jesus Ferreira, the 10-year-old boy who was shot dead last year by the police in Alemão.

我报道过一些关于阿莱茂的令人心碎的故事,有一篇文章写的是阿尔达·拉斐尔·卡斯蒂略(Alda Rafael Castilho),一名曾梦想成为心理学家的年轻警察。27岁那年,她被冲进她所在的警察哨所的枪手射杀。而每当回想起10岁男孩爱德华多·德热苏斯·费雷拉(Eduardo de Jesus Ferreira)去年被阿莱茂的警察枪杀后,采访他的父母有多艰难,我仍然感到不寒而栗。

Someday, I hope to take the tramway in Alemão again all the way to the last stop, to visit friends who live in the Favela das Palmeiras. If they tell me that the echo of gun battles has become a distant memory, as peace finally breaks out, that would be a triumph to rival all the stunning feats I’ve witnessed during the Rio Olympics.

我希望有一天再度乘坐阿莱茂的缆车,一直到最后一站,去拜访住在达斯帕尔梅拉斯贫民窟的朋友们。如果他们告诉我,随着和平终于到来,回荡在耳畔的枪战声已经成为了遥远的回忆,那将是一场媲美我在里约奥运会期间见证的所有惊世伟绩的胜利。

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Things you don’t know about cats

Things you don't know about cats

1. Nose-to-nose greetings between cats are unusual, as it puts both in a vulnerable position. However, cats who know each other well but have been apart for a while feel safe enough to do this to confirm visual recognition and gain information about how the other cat is, to learn where he has been and what he has been doing.

猫咪之间的碰鼻礼并不经常发生,因为这样会让它俩都处于易被伤害的位置。然而,如果两只猫咪非常熟悉,又有一段时间没有见面了,它俩会行碰鼻礼,确认对方身份,并获得对方近来的信息,去了哪里,做过些什么。

2. Purring usually indicates contentment, however, a deep purr can also indicate pain. If you know your cat well you will be able to tell the difference in his demeanor.

猫咪在感到心满意足时会打呼噜,但有时候,低沉的呼噜声也可能表明猫咪正在忍受疼痛。如果你熟悉你的猫咪,你就能分辨出两种声音的不同。

3. Cats start to purr at one week old and can do so continually as they inhale and exhale.

猫咪在一周大时就能学会打呼噜,在此之后,只要它还在呼吸,就能发出呼噜声。

4. Young cats purr in a monotone, while older ones do so in two to three resonant notes.

小猫发出的呼噜声是单音节的,长大后,猫咪能发出两到三种不同音调的呼噜声。

5. Scientist still do not know exactly how the purring sound is made, although some believe that it originates in the cardiovascular system rather than the throat.

科学家还没搞清楚猫咪发出呼噜声的具体部位。有的科学家认为声音不是从喉咙发出的,而是从心血管系统发出的。

6. Cats appear to retain their kitten vocal signals to communicate with their owners, but they use an adult repertoire of sound with other cats.

猫咪长大后仍然用小时候的声音与主人交流,当它与其它猫咪交流时,就会换用成熟的声音。

7. Like dogs, cats can also get sick or die from eating chocolate.

像狗一样,猫吃巧克力也会得病或死去。

8. Cats like to nap rather than sleep but if relaxed enough to enter a deeper sleep, they produce the same brain wave patterns that we do when we dream.

比起长时间睡眠,猫咪更喜欢打个小盹,但如果它感到足够放松,就能进入深度睡眠,猫咪进入深度睡眠后的脑电波图像与人类一样。

9. Cats blink and narrow their eyes when they accidentally make eye contact. To make friends with an unfamiliar cat, blink and look away when you catch his eyes.

遇到意外眼神接触时,猫咪会眨眼并眯起眼睛。想和一只陌生的猫咪交朋友吗?当你们四目相对时,记得眨眼睛,并把眼光投向别处。

10. A cat’s pulse is between 160-240 beats per minute, depending on the age of the cat (the younger he is, the faster the heartbeat.)

猫咪的心跳在每分钟160次至240次之间。年龄越小,心跳越快。

11. Cats cannot understand punishment as humans do, they must be praised and rewarded for desired behavior instead.

猫咪不能像人类一样理解惩罚教育,因此,当猫咪表现出你期望的行为,要给它以赞扬和奖励。

12. Giving your cat a strip of raw meat everyday to chew on will keep his gums and teeth in good condition. Suitable meats include poultry, rabbit, or beef that has been deboned.

每天给猫咪喂食一条生肉,让它咀嚼,能够让它的牙龈和牙齿保持健康。家禽肉,兔子肉或是去骨的牛肉都是不错的选择。

13. If your cat appears to be able to tolerate heat very well this is because the ancestors of cats were originally desert-living animals.

如果你的猫咪不怕热,那是因为这种猫的祖先最初是生活在沙漠中的。

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English language course - The good thing about kitten yogaThe good thing about kitten yoga is that there are adoptable kittens!

猫咪瑜伽的好处是有可领养的小猫!

The bad thing about kitten yoga is that you have to share these wonderful baby animals with other people. These other people will try to hog all the kittens, picking them up and holding them as they pretend to move through a sun salutation.

猫咪瑜伽不好的地方在于你必须和其他人分享这些美妙的小动物。这些人会试图霸占所有小猫,假装做祈阳式时把它们抱起来搂着。

The kittens will step on your mat as you flip into a warrior pose. You won’t get the best workout to learn kitten yoga, but it’s hard to care when your classmates are so fluffy.

猫咪们会在你翻转成勇士式的时候踩到你的垫子上。你不会在猫咪瑜伽中得到最好的锻炼,但是当你的同学都这么毛绒绒的时候,你很难去关心这点了。

“Kitten yoga is a great opportunity to get some exercise and [for] kittens to get some social interaction with potential adopters,” Best Friends Animal Society PR manager Hannah Stember tells The Post about the new class, which will be offered monthly. Plus, she adds, “yoga is a stress reliever.”

好友动物协会的公关经理汉娜.斯坦博告诉《纽约邮报》:“猫咪瑜伽是一个锻炼身体的好机会,小猫可以和潜在的领养者进行社交互动。”这个新课程每个月都有。此外,她还补充道:“瑜伽是一种减压方式。”

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