首页>英语能力>英语翻译>英语口译 翻译资格考试(口译笔译)英汉互译练习题 -- :5:31 来源： 英译中A commonplace criticism of American culture is its excessive preoccupation with material goods and corresponding neglect of the human spirit. Americans， it is alleged， worship only “the almighty dollar. ” We scramble to “keep up with the Joneses. ” The love affair between Americans and their automobiles has been a continuing subject of derisive commentary by both eign and domestic critics. Americans are said to live by a quantitative ethic. Bigger is better， whether in bombs or sedans. The classical virtues of grace， harmony， and economy of both means and ends are lost on most Americans. As a result， we are said to be swallowing up the world‘s supply of natural resources， which are irreplaceable. Americans constitute 6 percent of the world’s population but consume over a third of the world‘s energy. These are now familiar complaints. Indeed， in some respects Americans may believe the “pursuit of happiness” to mean the pursuit of material things.人们常常批评美国文化过分热衷于物质产品，却忽略了人的精神需求他们说，美国人只崇拜“万能的美元”美国人会在生活上竞相攀比美国人过分钟情于汽车，长期以来这称为国内外批评家的笑柄美国人把数量作为衡量一切的标准，无论是炸弹还是轿车，总是越多越好大多数美国人已经失去了彬彬有礼、和睦相处、量入为出的传统美德因而美国人吞噬着世界上大量不可再生的自然资源美国人占世界人口的百分之六，却消耗了世界上三分之一以上的能源人们常常对此颇有怨言的确，从某种程度上说，美国人可能信奉追求幸福就是追求物质享受汉译英太湖明珠无锡，位于江苏省南部，地处美丽富饶的长江三角洲中心地带这里气候宜人，物产丰富，风景优美，是中国重点风景旅游城市与万里长城齐名的古京杭大运河纵贯市区，泛舟河上，能领略水乡的民俗风情距市区七公里的太湖梅粱景区是太湖风景之精华，碧波万顷，渔帆点点，湖光山色令人陶醉其中的鼋头渚巨石状如鼋头，远眺烟波浩渺的太湖，被诗人郭沫若誉为“太湖佳绝处”Wuxi， the pearl on the Taihu Lake， is located in southern Jiangsu Province in the center of the beautiful and fertile Yangtzi River Delta. With its mild climate， abundant resources and picturesque scenery， it is a key resort in China. The Grand Beijing-to-Hangzhou Canal running across the city is as well-known as the Great Wall. Boating along the river， you will be able to enjoy the local customs and lifestyles of the river-side towns. The Meiliang Scenic Area， 7 kilometers from the downtown area of the city， embodies the essence of beauty of the lake. You will be fascinated by the landscape of the lake and hills with numerous fishingboats dotting the vast blue waters. Among the scineic spots there， Yuantouzhu is a huge rock in the shape of a tortoise head. Overlooking the misty boundless lake， it is praised by Poet Guo Moruo as the best place of the Taihu Lake.