Opera singer Grace Bumbry earned starring roles as a soprano and mezzo-soprano in some of the world's most famous opera houses. Her warm voice and wide range brought roles including Carmen, Salome, Aida, Tosca, Medea and Bess.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:冷藏食物的幾點建議2009-11-30
Before refrigerators were invented, the next best thing was an ice box. But another way to keep food fresh is to use an evaporative cooler. A common design is a tall box with several shelves inside to hold the food.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語:詞語典故:大人物2009-11-29
Some expressions describe people who are important, or who at least think they are. One such expression is, bigwig.
voa慢速英語:Arthur Miller:1915-2005:One of the Greatest ...2009-11-29
Several plays by Arthur Miller will probably be performed for many years to come. That is because critics say Miller was able to dramatize the emotional pain that average people suffer in their daily lives.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:沖突國家腐敗現象最為嚴重2009-11-28
Transparency International is out with its two thousand nine report on corruption around the world. The nongovernmental organization has released its Corruption Perceptions Index each year since nineteen ninety-eight.
Today we tell a traditional American story called a "tall tale." A tall tale is a story about a person who is larger than life. The descriptions in the story are exaggerated 每 much greater than in real life. Long ago, the people who settled in undeveloped areas in America first told tall tales. After a hard day's work, people gathered to tell each other funny stories
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:青年成就組織提供商業教育90周年2009-11-27
This year, Junior Achievement marks its ninetieth anniversary of educating young people about business and economics. The nonprofit organization is the largest of its kind. Jack Kosakowky is executive vice president.
More than forty years ago, a group of television educators, child development experts and artists gathered to develop a revolutionary television program. Their goal was to make a television show that would teach young children about subjects like reading and math in a way that was entertaining and fun to watch.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:美國國際生數量創新高2009-11-26
More than six hundred seventy thousand international students attended an American college or university last year. That was eight percent higher than the year before, the largest percentage increase since nineteen eighty.
Hip-hop music is popular around the world. Hip-hop artists created their own Declaration of Peace that is recognized by the United Nations. Socially conscious hip-hop artists spread messages of peace, security, unity, forgiveness and happiness. Often, their songs teach young people about human rights and fighting for their freedoms so they can have a better future.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:乳腺癌和宮頸癌檢測的新建議2009-11-25
Sometimes new health advice conflicts with old advice. Yet new guidelines last week for breast cancer testing in the United States created a storm of debate. The advice came from experts who are appointed by the government to develop guidelines for preventive services, like mammograms.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:Earl Cooley:紀念一位早期空降消防員2009-11-24
Years ago, a young forester took an unusual new job. Earl Cooley became one of the first smokejumpers. Smokejumpers parachute from airplanes. They fight fires that crews cannot reach quickly or easily from the ground.
The H1N1 influenza virus continues to spread. Currently, the virus is most active in the northern half of the world. But experts say it has become the leading flu virus in all countries.
This Thursday is a day for families and friends to share a special holiday meal and think about what they are thankful for. This week on our program, we ask some people to share their favorite memories of Thanksgiving Day.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:聯合國糧食峰會結果令人失望2009-11-23
Last week, the United Nations held a World Summit on Food Security. But the three-day meeting in Rome produced only limited measures to fight rising hunger. The U.N. World Food Program says more than a billion people -- one in six worldwide -- do not get enough food to be healthy.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:詞語典故:最后的王牌2009-11-22
It is surprising how many expressions that Americans use every day came from the card game of poker. For example, you hear the expression, ace in the hole, used by many people who would never think of going near a poker table. An ace in the hole is an argument, plan or thing kept hidden until needed. It is used especially when it can turn failure into success.
Every week at this time, we tell you a story about people who played a part in the history of the United States. I'm Tony Riggs. Today, Larry West and I tell the story of country and western singer and songwriter, Hank Williams.
President Obama is back from his first trip to Asia since becoming what he called America's first Pacific president. The president, born in Hawaii, began his eight-day trip in Japan, then visited Singapore, China and South Korea. He met with leaders on issues including trade, the world economy and climate change.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語:Nearly Half of US Jobs Now Held by Women2009-11-20
Women are on their way to holding more than half of all American jobs. The latest government report shows that their share of nonfarm jobs nearly reached fifty percent in September.
voa慢速英語:'Family of Man' Gets a 21st Century Update2009-11-20
Over fifty years ago a photographic exhibit called The Family of Man opened in New York City. It was a popular show with critics and the public. This fall, a similar exhibit opened in Los Angeles. It was organized by the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. Barbara Klein tells about The Twenty-first Century Family of Man.
該音頻有LRC字幕,點擊圖片查看所有含有LRC字幕的VOA慢速英語 voa慢速英語講解附字幕:美國大學入學注冊率創最高紀錄2009-11-19
College enrollment has reached an all-time high in the United States. About forty percent of all eighteen- to twenty-four-year-olds -- or almost eleven and a half million -- were in school in October of last year.
In eighteen sixty-three, Union forces defeated Confederate forces in the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War -- the Battle of Gettysburg. Soon after that, the Union won another important victory, seizing Vicksburg, Mississippi.
voa慢速英語講解:Jane Goodall:始終致力于黑猩猩的研究2009-11-18
Today, Miz Goodall spends most of her time traveling around the world speaking about wildlife protection and working to build support for her foundation. She recently wrote a book about endangered animals.
On Monday, an influential group of medical experts released new guidelines on testing for breast cancer. The guidelines are from the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Its members are appointed by the government but its recommendations are independent.
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