The co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has launched what could be the world's largest ever book club.Zuckerberg announced last week that his New Year's resolution was to read a book every other week. He then invited his 30 million followers to join him in his literary pursuit. He created his own Facebook page called A Year of Books, on which he will announce what his latest read is and ask people to discuss the book with him. He explained the rationale for his initiative in a post, saying: "I'm excited for my reading challenge. I've found reading books very intellectually fulfilling. Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today."
Zuckerberg has already selected his first book, 'The End of Power' by Moises Naim. He explained: "It's a book that explores how the world is shifting to give individual people more power that was traditionally only held by large governments, militaries and other organizations. The trend towards giving people more power is one I believe in deeply, and I'm looking forward to reading this book and exploring this in more detail." Zuckerberg takes on a challenge every year as a way to broaden his perspectives and learn more aboutthe world, different cultures, beliefs, histories and technologies. A previous task was to learn to speak Mandarin, which he has managed to do.
脸谱社交网站的联合创始人-马克·扎克伯格发起了一项可能是全世界至今为止最大的读书俱乐部。扎克伯格上周宣布他的新年计划就是两周读一本书 。之后，他邀请了脸谱社交网站上的3000万粉丝一同加入到他的文学追求之中 。他把自己的脸谱版面叫作“图书年”，在这一网页上他发表了他最近读的新书，并邀请人们与他一同讨论 。他解释道他最初的灵感是来源于一个帖子，他说：“我对这一读书计划感到高兴 。我发现读书让我们增长智慧 。读书能够让你全方面地探索一种话题，这种方式要好于今天的传媒载体 。
1.manage to do 设法完成
Instead they should concentrate on not destroying it – which many of them manage to do effortlessly enough through treating their employees badly.
2.literary pursuit 文学追求
Literators at that time made kite by themselves, and sent to relatives and friends as a gift, regarding ita literary pursuit.
3.take challenge 接受挑战
A life of tedious isolation - or an ability to take challenge in your stride?
4.shift to 转变
Our study does not tell farmers they should shift to organic agriculture.
5.believe in 相信
He does not believe in fate.
1.What did the article say Zuckerberg's book club could be?
a) the world's biggest
2.What is Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution?
a) to increase world literacy
b) to read all of Shakespeare
c) to read a book every other week
d) to give thousands of books away
3.How many people did Mark Zuckerberg ask to join him?
4.What is Mark Zuckerberg's new Facebook page called?
a) Facebook Books
b) Facebook Reading
c) The Yearly Book
d) A Year of Books
5.What did Zuckerberg say allowed people to explore a topic more fully?
b) the Internet
6.What has Mark Zuckerberg already chosen?
a) his next website
b) a book store
c) his challenge for 2016
d) his first book
7.What does "The End of Power" say the world is doing?
c) getting worse
8.What trend does Mark Zuckerberg believe in deeply?
a) more rap in the music charts
b) the move to e-readers
c) greater Internet use
d) giving people more power
9.What does Mark Zuckerberg want to broaden through his challenges?
a) his business
b) his circle of friends
c) his perspectives
d) his chest
10.What language did Mark Zuckerberg learn in an earlier challenge?