英语小故事大全 1、The Thirsty Pigeon口渴的鸽子 A PIGEON, oppressed by excessive thirst, saw a goblet of water painted on a signboard. Not supposing it to be only a picture, she flew towards it with a loud whir and unwittingly dashed against the signboard, jarring herself terribly. Having broken her wings by the blow, she fell to the ground, and was caught by one of the bystanders. Zeal should not outrun discretion. 有只鸽子口渴得很难受，看见画板上画着一个水瓶，以为是真的。他立刻呼呼地猛飞过 去，不料一头碰撞在画板上，折断了翅膀，摔在地上，被人轻易地捉住了。 这是说，有些人想急于得到所需的东西，一时冲动，草率从事，就会身遭不幸。 2、The Boys And The Frogs 男孩和青蛙 One spring day some naughty boys were playing near a pond. They began to throw stones into the water. In the pond lived many frogs were much afraid of the boys, for the stones hurt some of the frogs. At last an old frog lifted his head out of the water and said, ¨Boys, please don‟t throw stones at us.〃The boys said, ¨We are only playing.〃 ¨I know that, but please stop throwing stones, my boys. What is play to you is death to us,〃 said the old frog. So the boys stopped throwing stones and went away.
春天里的一天，一些顽皮的男孩在一个水塘边玩耍。他们开始往水里扔石块。许多生活在水塘里的青蛙非常害怕这些男孩，因为石头曾弄伤了他们中的一些。最后一只老青蛙把他的脑袋探出水面，他说：“孩子们，请别向我们扔石头。”男孩说：“我们只是在玩耍。”“我知道，但请别扔石头，孩子们。对你们而言的玩耍对我们可意味着死亡。”老青蛙说。因此男孩们不再扔石头并且离开了 3、Applauded Twice The Head of the bureau addressde the meeting:"I have always felt strange why the audience always applauded twice.Now I have made clear.Those who listened attentively woke up those who were dozing off.That is why we heard the appluase twice. The moment his voice died down,an outburst of uproar of noise and laughter arouse,Again two outbursts of noise and laughter. 4. Difference "I can always tell a graduate class from an undergraduate class," observed the instructor in one of my graduate engineering courses at California State University in Los Angeles. "When I say, 'Good afternoon,' the undergraduates respond, 'Good afternoon." But the graduate students just write it down." "She is the one who sells the candy." 5. A Good Boy Little Robert asked his mother for two cents. "What did you do with the money I gave you yestrday?"
"I gave it to a poor old woman," he answered. "You're a good boy," said the mother proudly. "Here are two cents more. But why are you so interested in the old woman?" 6. The Fox. and the Crow A Fox once saw a Crow fly off with a piece of cheese in its beak and settle on a branch of a tree. „That‟s for me, as I am a Fox,‟ said Master Reynard, and he walked up to the foot of the tree. „Good-day, Mistress Crow,‟ he cried. „How well you are looking to-day: how glossy your feathers; how bright your eye. I feel sure your voice must surpass that of other birds, just as your figure does; let me hear but one song from you that I may greet you as the Queen of Birds.‟ The Crow lifted up her head and began to caw her best, but the moment she opened her mouth the piece of cheese fell to the ground, only to be snapped up by Master Fox. „That will do,‟ said he. „That was all I wanted. In exchange for your cheese I will give you a piece of advice for the future. ‟Do not trust flatterers.‟ 7. Camels 骆驼的故事 At the small zoo camel ask: "Mother Mother, why do we eyelashes so long?" Camel mother said: "When the wind came, the long eyelashes will enable us to be able to see the direction of the storm." small camel asked: "Mother Mother, why do we camels back then, the die ugly!" camel mother, said: "This is called hump, you can help us store a lot of water and nutrients, so that we can tolerate more than a dozen in the desert day of potable water without conditions. "small camel asked:" Mother Mother, why do we so thick the soles of the feet? "camel mother said:" That will enable us to many of the body is not stuck in soft sand, to facilitate long-distance ah journey. "small camel pleased bad:" Wow, so useful that we ah!! But mother, why we are still in zoos, do not desert hiking? "
My talents to be useful, but now no one used. A good attitude + a successful teaching + an infinite stage = success. Each potential is unlimited, the key is to find a stage for their full potential. 以下为中文翻译 骆驼 在动物园里的小骆驼问妈妈：“妈妈妈妈，为什么我们的睫毛那么地长?”骆驼妈妈说：“当风沙来的时候，长长的睫毛可以让我们在风暴中都能看得到方向。”小骆驼又问：“妈妈妈妈，为什么我们的背那么驼，丑死了!”骆驼妈妈说：“这个叫驼峰，可以帮我们储存大量的水和养分，让我们能在沙漠里耐受十几天的无水无食条件。”小骆驼又问：“妈妈妈妈，为什么我们的脚掌那么厚?”骆驼妈妈说：“那可以让我们重重的身子不至于陷在软软的沙子里，便于长途跋涉啊。”小骆驼高兴坏了：“哗，原来我们这么有用啊!!可是妈妈，为什么我们还在动物园里，不去沙漠远足呢?” 我的才华必有用，可惜现在没人用。一个好的心态+一本成功的教材+一个无限的舞台=成功。每人的潜能是无限的，关键是要找到一个能充分发挥潜能的舞台。