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这50几首歌曲是2012年非常红的歌曲,大家可以下载听,绝对保证您跟得上时代!
Music and video mashed-up by Daniel Kim (http://www.facebook.com/danielkimmusic)

歌曲表:

1. Adele – “Set Fire To The Rain”
2. Adele – “Skyfall”
3. Alex Clare – “Too Close”
4. Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo – “Let’s Go”
5. Carly Rae Jepson – “Call Me Maybe”
6. Cher Lloyd – “Want U Back”
7. Chris Brown – “Don’t Wake Me Up”
8. Chris Brown – “Turn Up The Music”
9. Christina Aguilera – “Your Body”
10. David Guetta feat. Chris Brown & Lil Wayne – “I Can Only Imagine”
11. David Guetta feat. Nicky Minaj – “Turn Me On”
12. David Guetta feat. Sia – “Titanium”
13. Demi Lovato – “Give Your Heart A Break”
14. Ellie Goulding – “Lights”
15. Enrique Iglesias feat. Sammy Adams – “Finally Found You”
16. Far East Movement feat. Justin Bieber – “Live My Life”
17. Flo Rida – “Whistle”
18. Flo Rida feat. Sia – “Wild Ones”
19. Fun. – “Some Nights”
20. Fun. feat. Janelle Monáe – “We Are Young”
21. Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used To Know”
22. Gym Class Heroes feat. Neon Hitch – “Ass Back Home”
23. Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull – “Dance Again”
24. Jessie J – “Domino”
25. Justin Bieber feat. Big Sean – “As Long As You Love Me”
26. Justin Bieber – “Boyfriend”
27. Karmin – “Brokenhearted”
28. Katy Perry – “Part Of Me”
29. Katy Perry – “Wide Awake”
30. Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger”
31. Ke$ha – “Die Young”
32. LMFAO – “Sorry For Party Rocking”
33. Madonna feat. M.I.A. & Nicky Minaj – “Give Me All Your Luvin'”
34. Maroon 5 – “One More Night”
35. Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa – “Payphone”
36. Nelly Furtado – “Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)”
37. Ne-Yo – “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)”
38. Nicky Minaj – “Pound The Alarm”
39. Nicky Minaj – “Starships”
40. One Direction – “Live While We’re Young”
41. One Direction – “What Makes You Beautiful”
42. Owl City & Carly Rae Jepson – “Good Time”
43. P!nk – “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”
44. Pitbull feat. Chris Brown – “International Love”
45. PSY – “Gangnam Style”
46. Rihanna – “Diamonds”
47. Rihanna – “Where Have You Been”
48. Rita Ora – “How We Do (Party)”
49. Swedish House Mafia – “Don’t You Worry Child”
50. Tyga – “Rack City”
51. Usher – “Climax”
52. Usher – “Scream”
53. The Wanted – “Glad You Came”
54. Will.I.Am feat. Eva Simons – “This is Love”
55. Zedd feat. Matthew Koma – “Spectrum”

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1. I see.我明白了。我懂了。
2. I quit! 我不干了!
3. Let go! 放手! – let go of me/ let go of my arm. 放开我 / 放开我胳膊。
4. Me too.我也是。
5. My god! 天哪! – OMG 简写 Oh My God!
6. No way! 不行! – 如果有人跟你说一件特别惊人的事件,你回答No Way! 意思是说:“不可能吧!” 表达惊讶
7. Come on.来吧 (赶快)
8. Hold on.等一等。
9. I agree.我同意。
10. Not bad.还不错。
11. Not yet.还没。
12. See you.再见。
13. Shut up! 闭嘴!
*14. So long.再见。英式英文
15. Why not? 好呀! (为什么不呢?)
16. Allow me.让我来。 – 比如说一个女同事不太懂电脑,之后你要帮她,于是乎让她把鼠标给你,就这么说。
17. Be quiet! 安静点!
18. Cheer up! 振作起来!
19. Good job! 做得好!
20. Have fun! 玩得开心!
21. How much? 多少钱?
22. I’m full.我饱了。
23. I’m home.我回来了。
24. I’m lost.我迷路了。
25. My treat.我请客。在酒吧喝酒的时候一般都说 this round is on me. 请参考 地道英文口语 – 第二讲
26. So do I.我也一样。- 这个句型很好用也比较复杂,今后的语法文章中会涉及到。请关注。
27. This way。这边请。
28. After you.您先。
29. Bless you! 祝福你!- 别人打喷嚏之后,一般都说这句话。
30. Follow me.跟我来。
31. Forget it! 休想! (算了!)
32. Good luck! 祝好运!
33. I decline! 我拒绝! – 比较正式的说法。I refuse比较常见
34. I promise.我保证。
35. Of course! 当然了!
36. Slow down! 慢点!
37. Take care! 保重!
38. They hurt. (伤口)疼。 – that hurts 经常在电影中见到。翻译成东北普通话就是“老疼啦”
39. Try again.再试试。
40. Watch out! 当心。
41. What’s up? 有什么事吗? – 接电话,寒暄之后,一般说正事的时候都以这句话开始。
42. Be careful! 注意!
43. Bottoms up! 干杯(见底)!
44. Don’t move! 不许动!
45. Guess what? 猜猜看?
46. I doubt it 我怀疑。 – 虽然字面意思是怀疑,其实实际上就是不赞同。
47. I think so. 我是这么想的。
48. I’m single. 我是单身贵族。
49. Keep it up! 坚持下去! – 有种 再接再厉 的感觉。
50. Let me see.让我想想,看看。
51. Never mind.不要紧。
52. No problem! 没问题!
53. That’s all! 就这样! – 河南话说:“就这”
54. Time is up. 时间到了。
55. What’s new? 有什么新鲜事吗?
56. Count me in 算上我。
57. Don’t worry. 别担心。
58. Feel better? 好点了吗?
59. I love you! 我爱你! – 大家这句话都能知道吧。
60. I’m his fan。 我是他的影迷。
61. Is it yours? 这是你的吗?
62. That’s neat. 这很好。 – 说明活做得细、整洁、漂亮。
63. Are you sure? 你肯定吗?
64. Do l have to 非做不可吗?
65. He is my age. 他和我同岁。
66. Here you are. 给你。
67. No one knows . 没有人知道。
68. Take it easy. 别紧张。
69. What a pity! 太遗憾了!
70. Anything else? 还要别的吗?
*71. Be careful! 小心!
72. Do me a favor. 帮个忙。
73. Help yourself. 别客气。 – 也可以用作委婉语表示“偷东西”:they just came in and helped themselves with all our cameras.
74. I’m on a diet. 我在节食。
75. Keep in Touch. 保持联络。
76. Time is money. 时间就是金钱。
77. Who’s calling? 是哪一位? – 电话用语。
78. You did right. 你做得对。
79. You set me up! 你出卖我!
80. Can I help you? 我能帮你吗?
81. Enjoy yourself! 祝你玩得开心!
82. Excuse me,Sir. 先生,对不起。
83. Give me a hand! 帮帮我!
84. How’s it going? 怎么样?
85. I have no idea. 我没有头绪。
86. I just made it! 我做到了!
87. I’ll see to it 我会留意的。 – 人家说 be careful of the rats,你可以这么回答。
88. I’m in a hurry! 我在赶时间!
89. It’s her field. 这是她的本行。 – field 表示学术领域
90. It’s up to you. 由你决定。 – up to 表示“由..(决定)”, it is up to him to decide
91. Just wonderful! 简直太棒了!
92. What about you? 你呢?
93. You owe me one.你欠我一个人情。
94. You’re welcome. 不客气。
95. Any day will do. 哪一天都行
96. Are you kidding? 你在开玩笑吧!
97. Congratulations! 祝贺你!
98. I can’t help it. 我情不自禁。 – I can’t help doing something. 的用法, I can’t help kissing you, my baby.
99. I don’t mean it. 我不是故意的。
100. I’ll fix you up. 我会帮你打点的。 – 我帮你搞定。在新西兰很多时候指之后付钱(买毒品等)。I will fix you up on my payday

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这首歌为电影《毕业生》里的插曲。歌词富有诗意,有一种非常迷茫的感觉。Paul在911纪念表演上倾情演唱了这首。只有一把吉他轻轻伴奏,忧伤,哀婉,把人们面对死亡的无奈与无能为力表达的淋漓尽致。当他唱到:“And the people bowed and prayed to the neon god they’d made” 的时候,画面上出现了缓缓飘动的美国国旗,好像就在这个时刻人们开始怀疑。无论什么样的初衷,帮助也好,援助也好,暴力都不应该是一种选择。在歌曲的最后,Paul用轮指打弦,好像是在墓地鸣枪般的效果,表达对死者的哀思。我非常喜欢这首歌。

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Artist: Paul Simon
The Sound Of Silence Lyrics

Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come with talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping, left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain, still remains
Within the sound of silence

In restless dreams I walked alone, narrow streets of cobblestone
Neath the halo of a streetlamp, I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light, split the night
And touched the sound of silence

And in the naked light I saw, ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking, people hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never shared, and no one dared
To stir the sound of silence

Fool, said I, you do not know, silence, like a cancer, grows
Hear my words and I might teach you, take my arms then I might reach you
But my words, like silent raindrops fell, and echoed in the wells of silence

And the people bowed and prayed to the neon god they’d made
And the sign flashed out its warning in the words that it was forming
And the sign said the words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls, and whispered in the sounds of silence

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JK Rowling 是 注明长篇小说Harry Potter的作者,也是万人迷的偶像,同她的著作一样,她的经历也被人称为童话般的奇迹。然而,无论身上有多少光环,她却一直保持的谦逊和人性化,一直非常朴实,用质朴的语言展现她内心强大的力量,并深深感动着每一个听众。

在她演讲结束之后,观众全场起立,并报以近2分钟的掌声。很多人激动的热泪盈眶。这也是我所听过的最感人的演讲之一。请大家欣赏。

演讲稿大致总结:

Proud parents and graduates.
Delivering a commencement address is a great responsibility. Actually, I have wracked my mind and heart for what I ought to say to you today. I have come up with two answers.
On this wonderful day when we are gathered together to celebrate your academic success, I have decided to talk to you about the benefits of failure. And as you stand on the threshold of what is sometimes called ‘real life’, I want to extol the crucial importance of imagination.
I was convinced that the only thing I wanted to do, ever, was to write novels. However, my parents, both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing personal quirk that would never pay a mortgage, or secure a pension. I know that the irony strikes with the force of a cartoon anvil, now.
So they hoped that I would take a vocational degree; I wanted to study English Literature. A compromise was reached that in retrospect satisfied nobody, and I went up to study Modern Languages. Hardly had my parents’ car rounded the corner at the end of the road than I ditched German and scuttled off down the Classics corridor.
I cannot remember telling my parents that I was studying Classics; they might well have found out for the first time on graduation day. Of all the subjects on this planet, I think they would have been hard put to name one less useful than Greek mythology when it came to securing the keys to an executive bathroom.
I would like to make it clear, in parenthesis, that I do not blame my parents for their point of view. There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction; the moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you. What is more, I cannot criticise my parents for hoping that I would never experience poverty. They had been poor themselves, and I have since been poor, and I quite agree with them that it is not an ennobling experience. Poverty entails fear, and stress, and sometimes depression; it means a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts, that is indeed something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticised only by fools.
What I feared most for myself at your age was not poverty, but failure.
At your age, in spite of a distinct lack of motivation at university, where I had spent far too long in the coffee bar writing stories, and far too little time at lectures, I had a knack for passing examinations, and that, for years, had been the measure of success in my life and that of my peers.
I am not dull enough to suppose that because you are young, gifted and well-educated, you have never known hardship or heartbreak. Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the Fates, and I do not for a moment suppose that everyone here has enjoyed an existence of unruffled privilege and contentment.
However, the fact that you are graduating from Harvard suggests that you are not very well-acquainted with failure. You might be driven by a fear of failure quite as much as a desire for success. Indeed, your conception of failure might not be too far from the average person’s idea of success, so high have you already flown.
Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it. So I think it fair to say that by any conventional measure, a mere seven years after my graduation day, I had failed on an epic scale. An exceptionally short-lived marriage had imploded, and I was jobless, a lone parent, and as poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain, without being homeless. The fears that my parents had had for me, and that I had had for myself, had both come to pass, and by every usual standard, I was the biggest failure I knew.
Now, I am not going to stand here and tell you that failure is fun. That period of my life was a dark one, and I had no idea that there was going to be what the press has since represented as a kind of fairy tale resolution. I had no idea then how far the tunnel extended, and for a long time, any light at the end of it was a hope rather than a reality.
So why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one arena I believed I truly belonged. I was set free, because my greatest fear had been realised, and I was still alive, and I still had a daughter whom I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.
Failure gave me an inner security that I had never attained by passing examinations. Failure taught me things about myself that I could have learned no other way. I discovered that I had a strong will, and more discipline than I had suspected; I also found out that I had friends whose value was truly above the price of rubies.
The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive. You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships, until both have been tested by adversity. Such knowledge is a true gift, for all that it is painfully won, and it has been worth more than any qualification I ever earned.
So given a Time Turner, I would tell my 21-year-old self that personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a check-list of acquisition or achievement. Your qualifications, your CV, are not your life, though you will meet many people of my age and older who confuse the two. Life is difficult, and complicated, and beyond anyone’s total control, and the humility to know that will enable you to survive its vicissitudes.
Now you might think that I chose my second theme, the importance of imagination, because of the part it played in rebuilding my life, but that is not wholly so. Though I personally will defend the value of bedtime stories to my last gasp, I have learned to value imagination in a much broader sense. Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathise with humans whose experiences we have never shared.
One of the greatest formative experiences of my life preceded Harry Potter, though it informed much of what I subsequently wrote in those books. This revelation came in the form of one of my earliest day jobs. Though I was sloping off to write stories during my lunch hours, I paid the rent in my early 20s by working at the African research department at Amnesty International’s headquarters in London.
There in my little office I read hastily scribbled letters smuggled out of totalitarian regimes by men and women who were risking imprisonment to inform the outside world of what was happening to them. I saw photographs of those who had disappeared without trace, sent to Amnesty by their desperate families and friends. I read the testimony of torture victims and saw pictures of their injuries. I opened handwritten, eye-witness accounts of summary trials and executions, of kidnappings and rapes.
Many of my co-workers were ex-political prisoners, people who had been displaced from their homes, or fled into exile, because they had the temerity to speak against their governments. Visitors to our offices included those who had come to give information, or to try and find out what had happened to those they had left behind.
I shall never forget the African torture victim, a young man no older than I was at the time, who had become mentally ill after all he had endured in his homeland. He trembled uncontrollably as he spoke into a video camera about the brutality inflicted upon him. He was a foot taller than I was, and seemed as fragile as a child. I was given the job of escorting him back to the Underground Station afterwards, and this man whose life had been shattered by cruelty took my hand with exquisite courtesy, and wished me future happiness.
And as long as I live I shall remember walking along an empty corridor and suddenly hearing, from behind a closed door, a scream of pain and horror such as I have never heard since. The door opened, and the researcher poked out her head and told me to run and make a hot drink for the young man sitting with her. She had just had to give him the news that in retaliation for his own outspokenness against his country’s regime, his mother had been seized and executed.
Every day of my working week in my early 20s I was reminded how incredibly fortunate I was, to live in a country with a democratically elected government, where legal representation and a public trial were the rights of everyone.
Every day, I saw more evidence about the evils humankind will inflict on their fellow humans, to gain or maintain power. I began to have nightmares, literal nightmares, about some of the things I saw, heard, and read.
And yet I also learned more about human goodness at Amnesty International than I had ever known before.
Amnesty mobilises thousands of people who have never been tortured or imprisoned for their beliefs to act on behalf of those who have. The power of human empathy, leading to collective action, saves lives, and frees prisoners. Ordinary people, whose personal well-being and security are assured, join together in huge numbers to save people they do not know, and will never meet. My small participation in that process was one of the most humbling and inspiring experiences of my life.
Unlike any other creature on this planet, humans can learn and understand, without having experienced. They can think themselves into other people’s places.
Of course, this is a power, like my brand of fictional magic, that is morally neutral. One might use such an ability to manipulate, or control, just as much as to understand or sympathise.
And many prefer not to exercise their imaginations at all. They choose to remain comfortably within the bounds of their own experience, never troubling to wonder how it would feel to have been born other than they are. They can refuse to hear screams or to peer inside cages; they can close their minds and hearts to any suffering that does not touch them personally; they can refuse to know.
I might be tempted to envy people who can live that way, except that I do not think they have any fewer nightmares than I do. Choosing to live in narrow spaces leads to a form of mental agoraphobia, and that brings its own terrors. I think the wilfully unimaginative see more monsters. They are often more afraid.
What is more, those who choose not to empathise enable real monsters. For without ever committing an act of outright evil ourselves, we collude with it, through our own apathy.
One of the many things I learned at the end of that Classics corridor down which I ventured at the age of 18, in search of something I could not then define, was this, written by the Greek author Plutarch: What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
That is an astonishing statement and yet proven a thousand times every day of our lives. It expresses, in part, our inescapable connection with the outside world, the fact that we touch other people’s lives simply by existing.
But how much more are you, Harvard graduates of 2008, likely to touch other people’s lives? Your intelligence, your capacity for hard work, the education you have earned and received, give you unique status, and unique responsibilities. Even your nationality sets you apart. The great majority of you belong to the world’s only remaining superpower. The way you vote, the way you live, the way you protest, the pressure you bring to bear on your government, has an impact way beyond your borders. That is your privilege, and your burden.
If you choose to use your status and influence to raise your voice on behalf of those who have no voice; if you choose to identify not only with the powerful, but with the powerless; if you retain the ability to imagine yourself into the lives of those who do not have your advantages, then it will not only be your proud families who celebrate your existence, but thousands and millions of people whose reality you have helped change. We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.
I am nearly finished. I have one last hope for you, which is something that I already had at 21. The friends with whom I sat on graduation day have been my friends for life. They are my children’s godparents, the people to whom I’ve been able to turn in times of trouble, people who have been kind enough not to sue me when I took their names for Death Eaters. At our graduation we were bound by enormous affection, by our shared experience of a time that could never come again, and, of course, by the knowledge that we held certain photographic evidence that would be exceptionally valuable if any of us ran for Prime Minister.
So today, I wish you nothing better than similar friendships. And tomorrow, I hope that even if you remember not a single word of mine, you remember those of Seneca, another of those old Romans I met when I fled down the Classics corridor, in retreat from career ladders, in search of ancient wisdom:
As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.

I wish you all very good lives. Thank you very much.

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He’s bound to be there, whether he wants to come or not. Jeannie and Christina wouldn’t let him wimp out. ( to decide not to do something because you are too frightened ) 一定会。 退缩。

Ok that’s enough play-by-play ( A detailed commentary of an event as it unfolds ), I don’t want to know what happens next! 实况报道,一般指比赛的报道

Are you two up to joining me? 来

Aynsley was talking a blue streak ( to talk quickly and without stopping ) , but Hugh didn’t seem to be paying much attention.了了了了地说,不断地快速地说

I can’t believe she actually got him up on his feet. 让他站起来了。(可以隐喻指重新振作,回复健康)

Your father just threw his back out ( to injure one’s back in some way ) on the dancer floor.摔着背部。

I told you I was a rotten dancer. Bad,舞跳得不好。

Shona raced to the kitchen on tiptoe …….踮着脚尖

I know I should have called you, but I guess my pride got in the way. 自尊太强,妨碍了我给你电话。

I was so wrapped up in how important the championship is to me that I didn’t spare a thought for how important your gig was to you. 一门心思,冲昏了头脑。 演唱会。

You’ll need to be well rested for the competition tomorrow.好好休息

I’m just beginning to recuperate from an overdose of it. 从过量(饮酒等)中恢复

You absolutely sparkled up there onstage.闪亮

Oh please, you’re going to give me a swelled head. 过奖啦

She knew she stood a better chance of winning the championship since her chief competitor wasn’t in top form. 更有机会

Today’s competition would determine whether she was a champion Highland dancer or just an also-ran. ( someone in a competition who is unlikely to do well or who has failed ) 打酱油的,落选的人