2018年6月英语四级(第2套)听力真题 短文(3)
日期:2018-09-22 05:30

(单词翻译:单击)

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Before there was the written word, there was the language of dance.
在文字语言出现之前,就有舞蹈语言了|%;eFlEUI*ot9
Dance expresses love and hate, joy and sorrow, life and death, and everything else in between.
舞蹈表达爱与恨,欢乐与悲伤,生与死,以及两者之间的一切KNvY-a5#hVL
Dance in America is everywhere.
美国到处都有舞蹈nVk*9kwQnz
We dance from Florida to Alaska, from horizon to horizon, and coast to coast.
我们的舞蹈跨越佛罗里达和阿拉斯加、跨越地平线、跨越海岸mEBFM]dRu4#-W
We dance at weddings, birthdays, office parties, or just to fill the time.
我们在婚礼、生日、办公室聚会跳舞,或只是为了打发时间HgAzCI@_R!&u4
"I adore dancing," says Lester Bridges, the owner of a dance studio in a small town in Iowa.
“我喜欢跳舞,”爱荷华州一个小镇的舞蹈工作室老板莱斯特·布里奇斯说cxV1;Bh^qh~1
"I can't imagine doing anything else with my life."
“我无法想象在我的生命中还能做些什么CPd~,XG4z[E#=v#@。”
Bridges runs dance classes for all ages.
布里奇斯为所有年龄的人开设舞蹈课R=M(Ha;%+&sM
"Teaching dance is wonderful.
“教舞蹈很棒%7drQHk@.*YUA
My older students say it makes them feel young.
我年长的学生说,这让他们觉得自己很年轻88|cMLb;]Iacc
It's marvelous to watch them.”
看着他们真觉得不可思议lZ3fPyQTox。”
For many of them, it's a way of meeting people and having a social life.
对他们中的许多人来说,这是一种与人交往和社交生活的方式&Hv.d%kT4YQH
“So why do we dance? I can tell you about one young couple,” says Bridges.
“那么我们为何跳舞?我可以给你们讲一对年轻夫妇的故事,”布里奇斯说道47tstTh~ivgF_EI|FLF
"They arrive at the class in a bad mood, and they leave with a smile.
“他们带着坏心情来到教室,带着微笑离开;B20zyVFJm
Dancing seems to change their mood completely."
跳舞似乎完全改变了他们的心情5eE@O92[Fl_yP。”
So do we dance in order to make ourselves feel better, calmer, healthier?
那么,我们跳舞是为了让自己感觉更好、更平静、更健康吗?
Andrea Hillier, a dance teacher, says, "Dance, like the rhythm of a beating heart, is life.
舞蹈老师安德里亚·希利尔说,“跳舞就像心跳的节奏,是生活AT211ID.f!
Even after all these years, I want to get better and better.
即使过了这么多年,我还想越跳越好Jr#@YqhkHKv3G_gzpXR
I keep practicing even when I'm exhausted.
即使在我筋疲力尽的时候,我还是坚持练习lU.g,ArCl+wp%omjFu]
I find it hard to stop.
我发现很难停下来By;rUswdX6
Dancing reminds me I'm alive."
跳舞让我觉得我还活着J@-Qx.wHhmqe^lz8。”

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Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
请根据你刚刚听到的文章回答问题22至问题25.l.WZ.5mNQ#[

Question 22: What does the passage say about dance in America?
问题22:关于美国的舞蹈,这篇文章说了些什么?
Question 23: What do we know about Lester Bridges' dance studio?
问题23:关于莱斯特·布里奇斯的舞蹈工作室我们知道些什么?
Question 24: What happened to the young couple after they attended Lester Bridges' class?
问题24:这对年轻夫妇上完莱斯特·布里奇斯的课后发生了什么事?
Question 25: What did Andrea Hillier say about dancing?
问题25:关于跳舞,安德里亚·希利尔说了什么?

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