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北师大版高中英语第四册课文朗读:4kw lesson 39

[by:www.TingVOA.com - VOA英语网][00:00.00]如果你喜欢VOA英语网(www.Tingvoa.com),请介绍给更多的同学哦[00:00.10]Lesson 39 Your Money[00:1.00]When Less Is More[00:2.00]What can you do with 5 yuan?[00:3.00]Not a lot,you may think.[00:4.00]Well,if buying a bag of cadies doesn't appeal to you,[00:5.00]how about buying a tree instead?[00:6.00]Yes,a tree along the banks of the Yellow River to be exact.[00:7.00]Every year,approximately 1.6 billion tons of sand flows into the Yellow River.[00:8.00]China's second longest river.[00:9.00]The sand contains materials to keep the ecological balance of the area stable.[00:10.00]Over time,[00:11.00]the removal of sand has caused serious erosion of the land along the River.[00:12.00]In some areas,like Fugu Country in Shaanxi Province,[00:13.00]this has destroyed almost all the land,[00:14.00]and has forced many local farmers to move to other areas.[00:15.00]It is a massive job to control Yellow River erosion.[00:16.00]Many people believe this kind of work is best done by goverment[00:17.00]or international organisations.[00:18.00]You may agree with this point of view.If so.it is time for you to think again.[00:19.00]In fact,it is you who has the most important role to play[00:20.00]in stopping Yellow River erosion.[00:21.00]Did you know that your 5 yuan is a fortune?[00:22.00]For a start,it can buy you a precious tree,which will make the land fertile.[00:23.00]On fertile land,local farmers can grow crops to make a living.[00:24.00]With the money they earn from their crops.farmers buy goods or services.[00:25.00]This helps to develop local economies.[00:26.00]Still not convinced that your 5 yuan can have so much effect?[00:27.00]Well,just take a look at the fact below.[00:28.00]Since 1997,a treeplanting progamme has changed the Jiuchengong Valley[00:29.00]in Inner Mongolia into a green paradise.[00:30.00]Visitors from all over the world now come to admire this Garden of Eden.[00:31.00]What is more,[00:32.00]the success of the programme has greatly improved the lives of the local people.[00:33.00]Just think:all this started with 5 yuan![00:34.00]So when you have 5 yuan in your pocket next time.[00:35.00]think twice about how to use the money.[00:36.00]Remember you can use it to buy a tree[00:37.00]and create a green future for our country.Our people and yourself. 来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: http://www.tingvoa.com/html/20180210/535871.html