文章目录
  1. 1. The Perfect Essay
  2. 2. 2016年12月CET4 真题第3 套

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20161024——20161030

The Perfect Essay

A 4-year-old may protest that a sister has more fruit juice when it is only the shapes of the glasses that differ,not the amount of juice.

protest

the child will immediately test your claim

claim宣称、要求

The author was advised against the improper use of figures of speech.

improper

figures of speech :

The author’smother taught him a valuable lesson by pointing out lots of flaws in his seemingly perfect essay.

point out

flaw :缺陷、瑕疵

essay

flawless

She had no patience for brilliant but irrelevant figures of speech

irrelevant:无关紧要,不重要

对于那些很好但又不相关的修辞是无法忍耐的。

Criticizing someone’s speech is said to be easier than coming up with a better one.

Criticize (v.)

criticism (n.)

The author looks upon his mother as his most demanding and caring instructor.

look upon

demanding adj

Constructive criticism gives an author a good start to improve his writing.

Constructive :建设性的批评、提议、评论

A writer should polish his writing repeatedly so as to get closer to perfection.

polish (adj)波兰的;   ()v抛光,打磨

perfection完美 n

just   <3   code

<3代表心形 就是喜欢的意思 ;仅仅喜欢code

Ask questions,get answers,no distractions

distraction注意力分散; 精神不集中.

There’s no chilt-chat

chilt-chat闲聊

Real problems or questions that you’ve encountered

encounter遭到,遭遇。

Use comments to ask for more information or clarify a question or answer.

clarify阐明

Once you earn 50 reputation,you can comment on anybody’s post.

reputation声誉

She trimmed back my flowery language,drew lines throught my exclamation marks and argued for the value of restraint in expression.

trimmed back:消减,调整

exclamation marks感叹号

restraint约束,克制


2016年12月CET4 真题第3 套

Section C

Could you reproduce Silicon Valley elsewhere,or is there something unique about it?

reproduce复制,重现
Silicon Valley 硅谷

Observation bears this out.

Observation观察

Within the US,towns have become startup hubs if and only if the have both rich people and nerds

Within the 国家名 :在什么 国家 内
nerds:痴迷科研的人

Whereas Pittsburgh has the opposite problem:plenty of nerds,but no rich people.

opposite:另一面、对立面,相反的
Pittsburgh:匹兹堡市 ,地名
whereas:然而,但是

The top US Computer Science departments are said to be MIT,Stanford,Berkely,and Carnegie-Mellon yield in Pittsburgh?

Computer Science departments 计算机科学系

department:(政府)部,司;(大学)系

MIT yielded Route 128.Standord and Berkeley yielded Silicon Valley.But what did Carnegie-Mellon yield in Pittsburh?

yield :v产生

MIT大学开辟了128路公路区,斯坦福大学和伯克利大学开创了硅谷。但是卡内基-梅隆大学在匹兹堡开辟了什么呢?

Startup investors are a distinct type of rich people.

distinct:截然不同,明显
a distinct type of XXX:截然不同的XXX

And the fact they have a personal stake in the outcome makes them really pay attention.

personal stake:个人风险
outcome: 结果

Its fame in high technology is incomparable

incomparable:无与伦比

Lack of incentive for investment.

incentive:刺激

what does the author imply about Boston?

imply about:暗示,意味着

The weather is terrible ,particularly in winter,and there’s no interesting old city to make up for it,as there is in Boston.

make up:弥补,化妆
天气很糟糕,尤其在冬天,而且又不像波士顿那样有古老而有趣的城市可以弥补。

It is an old city with many sites of historcial interest.

sites of historcial interest:历史遗迹

翻译:
    今年在长沙举行了一年一度的外国人汉语演讲比赛。这项比赛证明是促进中国和世界其他地区文化交流的好方法。它为世界各地的年轻人提供了更好地了解中国的机会。

    来自87个国家共计126位选手聚集在湖南省省会参加了从7月6日到8月5日进行的半决赛和决赛。

    比赛并不是唯一的活动。选手们还有寄回参观了中国其他地区的著名景点和历史名胜。

翻译提示:

An annual 一年一度
Chinese specch contest:汉语演讲比赛

contest:比赛,竞赛

contestant:参赛者,参赛选手

聚集在:gathered in XXX

a brief description of the picture XXXX
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文章目录
  1. 1. The Perfect Essay
  2. 2. 2016年12月CET4 真题第3 套