Climbing a mountain is hard work. But one step after another finally brings a person to the top. Along
the way, he can stop and look around. And the h he climbs, the more wonderful his view (视野)
is. If he k climbing, he will have a new world b him. He will have a new way of
Now learning another language is s like climbing a mountain. This new language can give
you a new view of l . And it is more than a look at the surface of things. It can open the way
into people's minds and h , into a culture very d from the one of your own. This will
make you richer, richer in things that money can't buy. Even though you never set foot on a ship or a
plane, you can be an armchair tourist through books.
Like the mountain climber who stops now and then to e the scenery around him, everyone
who is interested in reading will find pleasure in b as he fights on to learn more and more of
that new language.
There are many different ways of seeing a town for the first time. One of them is to walk around it,
guide-book in hand. Of course, we may 1 with our guide-books the history and special developments
of a town and get to know them. 2 then, if we take our time and stay in a town for a while, we may
get to know it better. When we look at it as a whole, we begin to have some 3 , which even the best
guide-books do not answer. Why is the town just 4 this, this shape, this plan, this size? Why do its
streets 5 in this particular way, and not in any other way?
Here even the best guide-book fails us. One can't find in it the information about how a town has
developed to the 6 appearance. It may not describe the original (最初的) design of a town. However,
one may get some ideas of what it 7 to look like by walking around the town. One can also imagine
8 the town was first planned and built. Then one can learn more about in what direction the town 9
What is the point of studying towns in this way? For me, it is simply that one gets greater pleasure by
visiting and seeing a town with one's own eyes. A personal visit to a town may help one better understand
why it is attractive 10 just reading about it in a guide-book.
Music is an art that almost everyone enjoys. Everyone can make sounds by singing. All over the world,
many kinds of music developed as people found out how to make sounds in different ways. There are so
many kinds of music to hear that you can soon find a kind that you like. People can get all kinds of feelings
by hearing music. Music can make you march or dance, and it can make you feel happy or sad.
More than other arts, music can affect you feelings. This is why music is so popular.
Every country has its own kind of music and many people like music. But there are also people who
enjoy classical music and pop music. With the help of the recorders and radios, the music is spread all over
the world, However, there are still great differences between the music of the west and that of the east.
Many of the instruments are very different.
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你同意Tom的说法吗？请与同学们讨论一下，说说你是如何理解“Rome wasn't built in a day”