只用一本书提高英语听力能力!重温经典名著双语阅读小编推荐:跟着纪录片学英语不背单词和语法,轻松学英语
返回列表 回复 发帖

[文化博览] 【整理】2013-02-20 狄更斯其人 Charles Dickens—7

提高英语听力能力 找对方法很重要!
HW

Am I allowed to...?

Yes, please do. Open it.

So it starts off with part number three, the first volume had the first two parts.

Personal history and experience. David Copperfield. Chapter Seven. I’m seeing if I can read it. School began in earnest that day. It is quite…This would go off to the printers?

This would go off to the printers.

I make it decipher for this…

But look at this. This is a mess, isn’t it? This is…

This is in fact extremely, really neat.

Really?

And clear. And you can tell that because compositors, when they set from these
manuscripts were extremely accurate.

So he’s writing these novels almost live, you know it. People are watching him write. He doesn’t quite know…He has a rough idea where he wants to go, but he doesn’t quite know how it’s going to end.

But he seems to have been fairly disciplined. He had a copy date of the 20th of each month. He was normally two to three weeks in advance.

Really?

So he was relatively good at keeping up with the…

The idea of being two weeks in advance of any writing deadline, to me, is completely alien, I have to say…

I don’t want to read too much analysis to the handwriting, but I get the sense of a very, very restless, unsettled personality.

You know, ** a lifelong Dickens fan, to have this, I am like a kid in a sweetie shop at the moment, but a sweetie shop run by a guy who makes bloody good sweets.

Dickens started his writing career first as a court reporter, and then as a parliamentary sketch writer. He was trained to be fast and vivid and entertaining. So it was no surprise when he had his first piece of fiction published in 1833 when he was just 21. That it was in the form of a comic short story.
1

评分次数

返回列表