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内容摘要:简单易读的入门英文原著,小故事生动有趣,用词简单,非常适合入门级读者。1、Charlotte’s Web《夏洛的网》E.B. White E.B.怀特   This is a lovely novel that all age group...

国庆假期将至,为同学们推荐一些简单易读的入门英文原著,小故事生动有趣,用词简单,非常适合入门级读者。
1、
Charlotte’s Web《夏洛的网》
简单易读的英文原著推荐
E.B. White E.B.怀特

   This is a lovely novel that all age groups can understand. Aimed at native English speaking children, there are many adults who still say this famous book is their favorite.

   这是一本美妙的小说,各年龄段的人都能理解。书的目标读者是以英语为母语的儿童,许多成年人仍然说这本著名的书是他们的最爱。

   This is part of the national curriculum in many schools around the world, so it’s quite possible this book will also come up in conversation. You can almost guarantee that the majority of native English speakers have read this book at least once.

   世界上许多学校的教学大纲里都有这本书,所以人们在聊天时也很有可能谈到这本书。几乎可以保证,大多数以英语为母语的人都至少读过一次这本书。

   A baby pig called Wilbur is almost killed because of his status – he is the smallest pig that was born and he is considered to be useless and of no value.

   一个名叫威尔伯的小猪,由于它生下来最小,派不上什么用场,也没有价值,所以差点被主人宰了。

   Charlotte, the spider, knows that the farmers are planning to kill Wilbur. She promises to make a plan to save his life. The farmers are surprised the next day when they see the words “some pig” written in the web Charlotte has made.

    一个名叫夏洛的蜘蛛知道农夫们要杀掉威尔伯,她承诺要救威尔伯。第二天,当农夫们看到夏洛用网织出的文字王牌猪时,他们感到非常惊讶。

    Wilbur is sad when Charlotte disappears. But in the end, her baby spiders turn out to be great company for the pig. They continue to protect each other and the story ends well.

   夏洛消失后,威尔伯很伤心。但最后,夏洛的孩子们变成了威尔伯最好的陪伴。他们继续保护着彼此,故事的结尾很美好。

2、Mieko and the Fifth Treasure《枝子和第五件宝物》

简单易读的英文原著推荐
Eleanor Coerr 埃莉诺·科尔

   This book is not really so famous, but it is on the recommended book list. What’s great about “Mieko and the Fifth Treasure” is that it’s short. At only 77 pages long, this will be an easy read.

   这本书不是那么有名,但它同样在推荐书单上。《枝子和第五件宝物》的优点是文章篇幅非常短。一本只有77页的书,读起来会非常容易。

   Again this book is aimed at young native English speakers, so if you’re learning English, the level won’t be so difficult. This book will keep you interested as you’ll learn many interesting things about Japan and its culture.

   这本书的目标读者同样是以英语为母语的年轻人,所以如果你正在学习英语,那么这种水平的读物对你来说不会很难。书中会讲到许多有趣的日本文化,它会一直吸引着你一直读下去。

   This is an emotional story about Mieko. Mieko is a talented artist and calligrapher (handwriting artist). Her hand is badly hurt during the bombings of the war. The scared little girl is sent to live with her grandparents in the countryside where it is safer.

   这是一个关于枝子的动人故事。枝子是一个有才华的画家和书法家。在战争的轰炸中,她的手部严重受伤。这个受到惊吓的小女孩被送去更安全的乡下,跟爷爷奶奶生活在一起。

   Mieko is worried and afraid that she’s lost her 5th treasure – the “beauty in her heart.” This treasure is the key to her happiness and her beautiful art.

   枝子很担心,她怕丢了第五件宝物——“她心中的美。这个宝物是她幸福和创作美丽绘画的关键。

   Mieko starts a new school. Her new classmates are mean. They constantly laugh at her and tease her which just makes her angrier. Her grandparents eventually manage to lift her darkness through their patience and wisdom.

   枝子开始在新学校上学。她的新同学并不友好。他们经常嘲笑她,欺负她,这使她更加生气。最终,爷爷奶奶用耐心和智慧驱除了她心中的阴暗。

3、The Old Man and the Sea 《老人与海》

简单易读的英文原著推荐
Ernest Hemmingway 欧内斯特·海明威

   This is a famous classic. Almost all native English speakers will have read this book at some point in school. So, if you ever find yourself in a conversation about literature and books, this is a good one to talk about.

   这是一部著名的经典作品。几乎所有以英语为母语的人都会在学校的同一时期读过这本书。所以,如果你发现自己正在和别人谈论文学与书籍,这将是一个很好的选择。

   It has a little bit of difficult vocabulary, however, it is short and you won’t have too much trouble being able to finish it.

   这本书有一些较难的词汇,但是它篇幅很短,读完它你不会感觉太困难。

   This is a story of a long fight between an old, experienced fisherman and the best fish he ever caught. Santiago has returned to the village without any fish for 84 days.

   这是一个关于有经验的老渔民和他抓到过最好的鱼之间长期博弈的故事。圣地亚哥已经84天没有向村里带回任何鱼了。

   On the eighty-fifth day, his luck changes and so does his life. At 12 pm, a huge fish (a marlin) takes the bait (the food used to attract fish). The man tries to pull the fish up, but the fish is too big and strong. Instead, the fish begins to pull the boat. The old man continues to fight and hold on to the line. The fish pulls the boat around the sea for two days.

   第85天,他的运气改变了,他的生活也随之改变。半夜12点,一条巨大的鱼(马林鱼)上钩(食物用来吸引鱼)。圣地亚哥想把鱼捞起来,但鱼又大又壮硕。相反,鱼开始拉船。老人继续战斗,坚持拉线。鱼把船拉了整整两天。

   On the third day, the fish gets tired. Santiago is able to pull the fish closer and kill it. It’s the biggest fish he has seen in his life. He begins to sail back to the village, but the blood of the fish attracts sharks. The boat is attacked by a Mako shark, but Santiago is able to kill it. He kills most of the sharks, but there is a problem. They have eaten the meat of the fish and now only the skeleton (bones) is left. He returns back to his home and falls asleep.

   第三天,鱼累了。圣地亚哥把鱼拉近并杀死了它。这是他一生中见过的最大的鱼。他开始返回村子,但鱼的血吸引了鲨鱼。船被灰鲭鲨攻击,但是圣地亚哥杀了它。他杀死了大多数的鲨鱼,但有一个问题。他们吃了鱼肉,现在只剩下鱼骨架(骨头)了。他回到自己的家里,睡着了。

4、
Number the Stars《数星星》
简单易读的英文原著推荐
Lois Lowry 露易丝·劳瑞

   This is a realistic novel. It’s based on history. Unlike other historical literature, it’s easy to understand.

   这是一部很现实的小说。它以历史为基础,但不像其他的历史著作,它很容易理解。

   If you already know a lot of information about World War II, this might be an interesting book for you. It’s not recommended if you don’t know too much about the World Wars. In this case, you will be focusing on trying to understand the facts too much so you will not enjoy the book as much.

   如果你已经很了解第二次世界大战,那你可能会对这本书感兴趣。但如果你不是很了解世界大战,则不建议你阅读此书。因为你会太过专注于了解事实,而无法享受阅读。

   This is a story of hope and courage. The year is 1943 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The area has been taken over by Hitler’s army. There are soldiers everywhere. The life of 10-year-old Annemarie has changed a lot. There is little food and everyone is very scared. There is talk about moving all of the Jewish people to another place. This is difficult for Annemarie because her best friend, Ellen, is Jewish.

   这是一个关于希望和勇气的故事。故事发生在1943年丹麦哥本哈根。该地区当时被希特勒军队占领,到处都是士兵。10岁的Annemarie的生活改变了很多。当时食物稀缺,每个人都很害怕。有传言说所有的犹太人要搬到另一个地方去。Annemarie很难过,因为她最好的朋友,爱伦,是犹太人。

   This is a different book about the war. It shows it was not only the Jewish people who suffered during the war. Annemarie’s family lost their eldest daughter, Lise, a few weeks before her wedding.

   这是一本从不同角度讲述战争的书。它让我们知道在战争中,经受折磨的不仅是犹太人民。Annemarie的家庭失去了他们的大女儿莉萨,而她本要在几周后结婚。

Annemarie will later do what her sister, Lise, did. She will join the resistance party to fight against the Nazis. She ends up being a heroine for a few reasons.

   Annemarie后来继承了姐姐莉萨之前做的事。她加入了反对纳粹的抵抗组织,并最终成为一个女英雄。

5、A Wrinkle In Time《时间的皱纹》
简单易读的英文原著推荐
Madeline L’engle 玛德琳·英格

   This book has a mix of shorter and longer sentences. The short sentences allow the readers to relax a little bit more. They also create the scene well and let you know what is happening through simple words.

   这本书长短句结合。其中的短句子能让读者稍微放松一下,同时营造出很好的场景氛围,用简单的文字让你知道发生了什么。

   There is a lot of vocabulary to learn. It is a good book if you’ve already got experience reading novels in English. Make sure you have your vocabulary notebook with you, just in case there are any cool words that you’d like to learn. This book has MANY!

   书中有很多词汇要学习。如果你已经有了很多阅读英文小说的经历,这会是一本好书。准备好你的词汇笔记本,以便记录下你想学的一些很酷的词。这本书中有很多哦!

   Meg is 14-years-old. Everyone sees her as a troublemaker. They think she’s a bad student. Everyone in her family seems to be perfect. Her mom is a very beautiful scientist. Her twin brothers are very athletic. And her little 5-year-old brother, Charles Wallace Murry, is a child genius and can often read the mind of Meg.

   麦吉14岁。每个人都视她为捣蛋鬼,坏学生。在她的家里,每个人似乎都是完美的。她的妈妈是一个美貌科学家。她的双胞胎兄弟都是体育健将。她五岁的小弟弟,查尔斯·华勒斯·莫里,是一个天才儿童,总是知道麦吉在想什么。

   Meg and her brother meet a friend. Calvin O’Keefe is a high school junior student. Meg and Calvin begin to like each other. Charles suddenly announces that they should focus on finding their father who is lost somewhere in the universe.

   麦吉和她的哥哥见了一个朋友,中学生加尔文夫。麦吉和加尔文互相喜欢。查尔斯突然宣布,他们应该专注于寻找曾丢失在宇宙中某个地方的他们的父亲。

   Eventually they find their dad, but not without drama. Along the way, Meg learns to love. She uses this new love to help them escape.

   最终他们找到了他们的父亲,过程充满了戏剧性。一路上,麦吉学会了爱。她用这种新的爱来帮助他们逃脱困境。