Being interested in a language will accelerate our speed in mastering it.As English is not our native language,we have to take more time learning it. Living in the English-speaking country that requires us to speak it, or going to a school to study it, or learning a song that is sung in English. Well, all of the above are very effective when it comes to English learning. But, I want to share another trick.The books American Language which can help us to learn English more easily and with more fun. The books are not only suitable for high school students and pupils, but also for adults.
This series of books include making friends with nature,together with little buddies,the big world outside,pleased with myself and traveling with history.In order to help us understand the whole passage, each lesson of the book provides new words preview at the beginning. Besides, the practice at the end of each chapter will enable us to consolidate our learning and chart our progress as well. Now let me talk about this book together with little buddies. All chapters are wonderful such as Classic Myth, Nature Study, Miscellaneous Poems, Fables and Fairy Tales, Story and Adventure, History and Biography. Here I would like to share Chapter 1 with you.
In Chapter 1, we can read five classic myths. The Golden Fleece is about the ram saved the two siblings and no longer after it died, the little boy gave the fleece of gold to the king. Arthur and the Sword is about no one can pull the sword out of the anvil except Arthur, and therefore Arthur was soon made the king. The Three Golden Apples is about a hero named Hercules got the three golden apples successfully with the help of the giant. Ulysses and the Wind is about Ulysses’ Friend Aeolus,the king of the winds, gave him a bag filled with winds so that Ulysses can choose any wind that he please. But Ulysses’ soldiers thought the bag must hold treasures and they opened the bag. Unfortunately the north wind made a fierce storm, the east wind brought rain, the sea was filled with huge waves, and the poor boats were driven far away. By that time all of his men and boats were lost, and a friendly king had to send them home.Peach Prince is about a boy named Peach Prince got the treasures back from the giants with his three friends. Each story is meaningful and from the elementary to the profound.
If we can’t put ourselves into the English environment, our mode of thinking will be easily limited by Chinese thinking. This book is the best choice to learn English and understand American thinking. It can improve reader's language literacy effectively by providing some systematic language-learning suggestions and practices. On the other hand, it show us a series of brilliant story based on the commonly- used words and phrases so expressively that young people and even others can feel the beauty of English in reading. At the meantime, it also enhance their language literacy effectively.