【听力】英语专业四级听写120篇，第18期：中央公园 Central Park
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.
Central Park in New York City is the first major city park in America. It contains more than 340 hectares of land. The designer's goal is to make a beautiful natural environment with lakes, woods and open areas for all the people of New York to enjoy. About 25 million people visit Central Park each year. These include people from other areas of America and from foreign countries. Millions of people who live in New York love Central Park as a place to escape from their small apartments in high-rise buildings. Every day, people walk, run or ride bicycles along the paths in Central Park. Others walk their dogs, play baseball, row a boat on the lake or eat a meal on the grass. Bird-watchers can observe more than 200 kinds of birds in the park. Many people also use the park for special events. For example, some people choose one of the beautiful natural areas in the park as the perfect place to get married.