【听力】英语专业四级听写120篇,第5期:英语 The English Language

      PART I    DICTATION [15 MIN ]

      Listen to the following passage. Altogether the passage will be read to you four times. During the first reading, which will be done at normal speed, listen and try to understand the meaning. For the second and third readings, the passage will be read sentence by sentence, or phrase by phrase, with intervals of 15 seconds. The last reading will be done at normal speed again and during this time you should check your work. You will then be given 2 minutes to check through your work once more.

      Please write the whole passage on ANSWER SHEET ONE. Now, listen to the passage.

      The English Language

      English is the most widespread language in the world and is more widely spoken and written than any other language. More people are trying to learn English in the world. English is the language of political negotiations and international business. It has become the international language of science and medicine. International treaties say passenger airplane pilots must speak English. English is the major foreign language taught in most schools in South America and Europe. School children in the Philippines and Japan begin learning English at an early age. English is the official language of more than 75 countries including Britain, Canada, the United States, Australia, and South Africa. In countries where many different languages are spoken, English is often used as an official language to help people communicate. India is a good example. English is the common language in this country where at least 24 languages are spoken by more than one million people.

      英语

      英语是世界上使用最普遍的语言,也比其他任何语言更广泛的应用在口头和书面交流上。全球有越来越多的人想学习英语。英语是政治谈判和国际贸易的语言,也成为了科学和医学的语言。国际条约规定客机飞行员必须说英语。在南美和欧洲大部分学校,英语是主要教授的外语。菲律宾和日本的孩子从很早就开始学习英语。超过75个国家的官方语言是英语,包括英国,加拿大,美国,澳大利亚和南非。在一些使用多种语言的国家,英语经常作为官方语言帮助人们交流,印度就是这样。英语是这个国家通用的语言,在那里100多万人说着至少24种语言。

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