母狮子-床边英语小故事

来源: 浣氬悕 2014-08-28

  The lioness  母狮子

  One day, some animals were talking about which animal was the best. The pig said, "Pigs are the greatest because we have many babies. I have twelve healthy little pigs." She asked the rabbit, "How many babies do you have?"

  The rabbit felt embarrassed. She only had seven. Then she pointed at the sheep and said, "She only has three!" Everyone laughed.

  A snake passed by and said, "Snakes are truly the greatest. I have fifty!"

  "So what?" said a new voice. Everyone turned around and saw a lioness.

  The snake lifted up her head and looked at the lioness."Why do you speak? I have fifty babies. You only have one. That's nothing." The other animals said that the snake was right.

  The lioness laughed. "I only have one, but it is a lion. Only a lion can be the king of the forest."

  The other animals could think of nothing to say. They had many babies, but none of them would ever be as strong as a lion. "One valuable thing," said the lioness, "is worth more than a hundred common ones."

  Vocabulary

  1. healthy adj.健康的

  2.embarrassed adj.困窘的;尴尬的

  3.truly adv.真正地:真实的

  4.lioness n.母狮

  5.speak v.说,讲

  6.valuable adj.有价值的;贵重的

  7.common adj. 普通的;常见的

  英语补给站
        Language Notes

  Worth的用法

  解析

  Worth做形容词指[有。。。价值的],常用句型如下:

  1.A is worth more than B A的价值比B高

  Gold is worth more than silver.

  金子比银有价值。

  2.(something)+be动词+worth 金额(某物)价值(多少钱)N./V-ing 值得。。。

  This ring is worth a thousand dollars.这枚戒指价值一千美元。

  This museum is worth a visit. 这座博物馆值得一游。

  This book is worth reading.这本书值得一看。


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