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剑桥少儿英语中的英美文化知识

2010-08-28 15:27:28   [来源] 南昌巨人雷式学校   [作者] 南昌巨人雷式学校
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在剑桥少儿英语三级下册Unit12(Always something interesting and nice to remember),我们了解了学多国内外的节日的英文表达,以及一些文化背景,对于大多同学来说国内的节日都比较熟悉,那么今天我们就来一起了解一下英美国家的人们如何度过他们的节日。

Popular Holiday Places 度假胜地

With the US, outdoor vacations are popular, for example at the Grand Canyon or Yosemite or Yellowstone or the national parks or forests. Yong people may go walking or camping in the mountains. Many people have small trailer(拖车) in which to travel, or if they are in a car, they may stay at Motels on the journey Disneyland and Disneyworld are also popular and people can to skiing in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, Wyoming and Montana.

在美国,户外度假很受欢迎,例如大峡谷,约塞米蒂国家公园、黄石国家公园或森林都是人们热衷的景点。年轻人喜欢到野外去散步或露营。很多人都乘坐小拖车,如果开车的话,他们可能会住在在汽车旅馆里。迪士尼乐园也很受欢迎,人民可以到洛矶山脉的科罗拉多州的或怀俄明州和蒙大拿去滑雪。

It is also very common to use vacations to visit relatives who may live in states a long distance away. Some children go to summer camp for a holiday during the summer vacation form school, where they do special activities, such as sports or crafts.

在假期里看望住在远方的亲戚也是非常普通的事情,假期里许多孩子离开学校去夏令营,在那里他们可以做特别的活动,比如体育或手工活动。

When Americans want a holiday for sun and rest, they usually go to Florida, Hawaii, Mexico or the Caribbean. They may go to Europe for culture, for example, to see art, plays, and places of historic interest.

当美国人想要休息和充分享受阳光的时候,他们通常会选择去佛罗里达、夏威夷、墨西哥、或者加勒比海。如果要感受文化气息他们选择去欧洲,比如欣赏艺术作品,看话剧,游历经典文化名城。

When the British go abroad they usually want to go somewhere warm. Spain and 'Spanish islands of Majorca and Ibiza are popular as are other places in southern Europe. For skiing, people often go to the Alps.

当英国人想要出国旅行的时候他们通常会选择暖和的地方,西班牙和西班牙的马略亚岛和伊毕莎岛以及欧洲南部都是他们所钟爱的地方。至于滑雪,他们经常会去阿尔卑斯山。


同学们,你们能够用英语描述我们的节日以及你如何度过节日的吗?欢迎与我们联系或者向我们投稿,你的文章有可能被刊登在我们的网站上。

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