Summarized by Hu Renchang 


I Dictionaries

1.Online Dictionaries—Longman Online

2.Online Dictionaries—Oxford Enlish Dictionary

3. Collins Dictionary

II Wikipedia

III China Daily

IV Western Mass Media

1.BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation):broadcast, TV station, website, press and publication

2.CNN (Cable News Network)

3.VOA (Voice of America) Special English

·Standard AmE

·about 90 words per minute

·15mins each day

V Chinese bilingual broadcasting

1.EZ fm 91.5

2.HIT fm 88.7

VI Video: Selected Classical Films and TV Series

1. The Pursuit of Happiness

    “Don't ever let somebody tell you that you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can't do something themselves, they wanna tell you can't do it. If you want something, go get it.”

2. Forrest Gump

Classic lines

*I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we're all just floating around accidental—like  on a breeze.

*Mama says,"Stupid is as stupid does.

*Life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get.

*Death is just a part of life, something we’re all destined to do.

*Nothing just happens. It's all part of a plan.

*If you are ever in trouble, don‘t try to be brave, just run, just run away.

3. Gone With the Wind

4. Downton Abbey

5. Pride and Prejudice

6. Emma

7. A list of some other first rank films and TV series:

 Vanity Fair

 Tess of the D'Urbervilles

 Sense and Sensibility

 Northanger Abbey