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每日英语听力训练Level 2第003课: 生日礼物

Article #3 The Birthday Gift

第3篇 生日礼物

It is going to be my father's birthday.

我爸爸的生日快到了。

What can I give him? I don't have much money.

我能给买什么礼物呢?我没有很多钱。

I have looked all through the stores, and I have not found anything that I think he would like, or that I can afford.

我找遍了所有的商店,没有发现任何我认为他会喜欢的或者我买得起的东西。

I have thought very hard about what to buy for him.

我仔细考虑过给他买什么。

I thought that he might like some candy, but my father really doesn't eat many sweets.

我想过他会喜欢糖果,但他不爱吃糖。

I thought that he might like a new shirt, but he has lots of clothes.

我想他可能会喜欢一件新衬衫,但他有很多衣服。

I can't afford a new car or computer for him.

我买不起新车或电脑给他。

I was watching him on the weekend.

我周末的时候看着他。

He cut the grass, washed the car, took out the garbage, weeded the garden and watered the plants.

他割草,洗车,倒垃圾,给花园除草,浇花。

I got an idea.

我想到了一个主意。

I went to my room and took out some paper.

我回到房间,拿出一些纸。

I cut out pieces of paper, and I wrote on them.

我把纸剪下来,在上面写字。

I wrote on one piece of paper that I would wash the car every weekend for the summer.

我在一张纸上写道,夏天的每个周末都由我来洗车。

I wrote on another piece that I would take out the garbage every week for the summer.

我在另一张纸上写道,夏天时每周的垃圾都由我来倒。

I also wrote that I would cut the grass, weed the garden and water the plants every week for the summer.

我还写了夏天我会每周修剪草坪,给花园除草,给植物浇水。

I made a birthday card for my dad, and I put the pieces of paper inside it.

我给爸爸做了一张生日卡,并把纸放了进去。

I went downstairs and gave my gift to my dad.

我下楼把礼物给了爸爸。

My dad thought that the gift was very thoughtful.

我爸爸认为这个礼物很贴心。

He said that it was a gift from the heart.

他说那是发自内心的礼物。

I did all those things for my dad all summer.

整个夏天我都在为我爸爸做这些事情。

He said that he had a lot of free time because I helped him so much.

他说有了我的帮忙,他空闲了很多。

My dad and I are good friends.

我们父子俩是好朋友。

I don't mind doing things for him because I know that he is always there to help me out.

我不介意为他做事,因为我知道他总帮我解决困境。

A good gift doesn't have to be something that costs a lot.

一份好的礼物不一定要花很多钱。

My dad says that the best gifts are the ones that show how much you care for the other person.

爸爸说最好的礼物是能体现对对方的关心的东西。

I'm glad my dad liked his gift.

我很高兴爸爸喜欢他的礼物。

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