练习 | FOX新闻:来自女儿的最好生日礼物

练习 | FOX新闻:来自女儿的最好生日礼物

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来自女儿的最好生日礼物

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FOX新闻:来自女儿的最好生日礼物

燕山大学 刘立军 编写

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It may just be the best birthday present ever. Hillary Hinrichs of Columbia, Missouri, surprised her entire family, announcing her pregnancy while celebrating her mother Terry's birthday.

The mom to be handed the birthday girl a cake, on it was a family joke...The text: "Happy Birthday Ya Stupid Lookin' Grandma."

It took her a moment, but when her mother works it out, she is brought to tears... Members of the family rush to give hugs, lots to celebrate.

Hinrichs shared the moment on Facebook. She says she is expecting a baby girl in November.

I'm Krystin Goodwin, FOX News.

Adapted from http://www.kekenet.com/broadcast/201808/561442.shtml

VOCABULARY

work out: 想出,得到 (解决方法); 解(谜) If you work out a solution to a problem or mystery, you manage to find the solution by thinking or talking about it. 例如:It took me some time to work out what was causing this. 我花了一些时间才弄清此事的起因。

QUESTIONS

Listen to the news and choose the best answer to each question you hear.

(Q1) What’s the best birthday present?
(A) The pregnancy. 
(B) A birthday cake. 
(C) A birthday ring.  
(D) A birthday necklace.

(Q2) Who is pregnant in the news?
(A) Hillary Hinrichs’ mother.
(B) Hillary Hinrichs.
(C) Hillary Hinrichs’ sister.
(D) Hillary Hinrichs’ friend.

(Q3) What is Hinrichs expecting in November?
(A) A surprising gift.
(B) A baby boy.
(C) A baby girl.
(D) An increased salary.

KEY 

(Q1) A。细节题。命题出处:It may just be the best birthday present ever. Hillary Hinrichs of Columbia, Missouri, surprised her entire family, announcing her pregnancy while celebrating her mother Terry's birthday. The mom to be handed the birthday girl a cake, on it was a family joke...The text: "Happy Birthday Ya Stupid Lookin' Grandma."

(Q2) B。推断题。命题出处:It may just be the best birthday present ever. Hillary Hinrichs of Columbia, Missouri, surprised her entire family, announcing her pregnancy while celebrating her mother Terry's birthday. The mom to be handed the birthday girl a cake, on it was a family joke...The text: "Happy Birthday Ya Stupid Lookin' Grandma." It took her a moment, but when her mother works it out, she is brought to tears... Members of the family rush to give hugs, lots to celebrate.

(Q3) C。细节题。命题出处:Hinrichs shared the moment on Facebook. She says she is expecting a baby girl in November.



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  • 来源:刘立军 2018-10-30