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英语国家概况精讲系列(二十四)

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英语国家概况精讲系列(二十四)

  Chapter 10

  第十章

  Sports

  体育运动

  1. Many international sports were introduced by the British who take their leisure time very seriously. There is widespread participation in sport in Britain.

  许多国际体育项目是由认真对待休闲时间的英国人引进的,在英国,人们广泛参与体育。

  2. Football ( or “soccer” as it is colloquially called ), the most popular sport in England as well as in Europe, has its traditional home in England where it was developed in the 19th century.

  足球(口语叫“soccer”),在英格兰和欧洲是最受欢迎的运动,其传统老家在英格兰,出现于19世纪。

  3. The game “Rugby” was invented at Rugby School in Warwich shire in the early 19th century.

  拉格比球比赛19世纪初创立于沃尔威克郡的拉格比学校,因此而得名。

  4. Cricket, the most typically English of sports, has been in existence since the 16th century. On an international level, 5-day Cornhill Test Matches.

  板球,是英国人最典型的体育运动,自从16世纪以来已存在。国际比赛是5天的康希尔决赛。

  5. Although tennis has been played for centuries, the modern game originated in England in late 19th. The main tournament is the annual Wimbledon fortnight, one of the 4 tennis “Grand Slam” tournaments.

  尽管网球已打了好几个世纪,但现代比赛却起源于19世纪末的英格兰。主要比赛是一年一度的温布尔登两周赛,这是四大满贯网球锦标赛之一。

  6. There is a considerable following and participation of athletics in Britain. For example, the London Marathon, which takes place every spring.

  英国参加田径的人很多,例如伦敦的马拉松塞,每年春季举行。

  7. The home of golf is Scotland where the game has been played since the 17th century and naturally the oldest golf club in the world is there: The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. The Walker Cup for amateurs and the Ryder Cup for professionals.

  高尔夫球的故里是苏格兰,自从17世纪以来这项运动就在那儿盛行。全世界最古老的高尔夫俱乐部也在那里:爱丁堡高尔夫球会员荣誉公司。业余球员参加沃尔克公开赛,职业球员参加雷德尔杯。

  英国部分结束

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