学习啦【英语优美段落】 编辑：韦彦 发布时间：2016-09-10
Perhaps the most dangerous phenomenon gripping the nation today is official corruption , which is pervasive in all levels of government . 也许当今困扰国家的最危险的现象是遍布各级政府的官员腐败。
Inflation is yet another new and bitter truth we must learn to face . 通货膨胀又是一个我们必须学会面对的痛苦的新情况。
The rapid expansion of urban areas has in many cases encroached on valuable cultivatable land , and led to a general recognition that development must not be carried at the cost of agriculture . The government has attached greater importance to the problem and an increasing number of redundant projects are being terminated .
There is a growing worldwide awareness of the need for
strengthened environmental protection .
There has been a dramatic increase in the spread of HIV/AIDS in recent years , with a new study projecting that the dreaded disease will affect over 30 million people worldwide by the year 2005 .
Working with the disabled cannot help but leave one impressed with their indefatigable desire .
Perhaps no issues are more controversial than euthanasia and abortion , both of which involve taking the life of a human being .
Never before in history has the issue of overpopulation been more evident than now .
Perhaps it is time to reexamine the idea that college degrees are a guarantee of intelligence
One of the pressing problema facing our nation ( China ) today is overcoming disparities in urban and rural income levels .
One of the most serious problems many people talk about centers on the lack of adequate housing space .
A growing number of people are beginning to realize that wealth is not the sole prerequisite for happiness .
In spite of the extraordinary progress made in science and technology , problems remain in terms of guaranteeing that achievements benefit the greatest number of people .
A famous thinker once wrote that " the greatest threat to mankind is mankind itself ! " If this is indeed the case , then the current situation should make us ponder our futuer existence .
U.S. President Harry Truman once remarked : " The buck stops here ! " His view has been confirmed by numerous world leaders who have assumed full responsibility for their actions .
Large families were once seen as a blessing . Today , however , things are changing and an increasing number of Chinese parents realize that fewer is better .
People used to place total reliance on the government . The so-called " iron rice bowl " prevailed in the past , but things are quite different today .
Several years ago , Chinese streets were filled with people wearing identical drab clothing . Today , however , things are quite different and the streets are awash with people wearing fashionable bright colored outfits . Why has the change taken place ?
Years of observing human behavior has enabled me to conclude that the major difference between mediocrity and success lies solely with the individual concerned . Successful individuals consistently seek advancement , while their less industrious contemporaries are merely content with the status quo .
Traditional way of thinking have changed dramatically . The pendulum has swung and people are exhibiting greater open-mindedness and a burning desire to detemine their own destiny . 传统的思维方式有了显著的变化。舆论发生了剧变，人们表现出更开放的思想以及决定他们自己命运的强烈愿望
There has been undesirable trend in recent years towards the worship of money . A recent survey showed that X percent of
respondents ranked getting rich as their top priority , compared to X percent only a few years ago . Why do people fail to realize that wealth does not necessarily bring happiness ?
Some months ago , a friend of mine was killed in a tragic automobile accident involving a drunk driver . The incident was far from rare , and was in fact typical of thousands of cases involving people dricing under the influence of alcohol .
I recently read a newspaper article on the rampant spread of child abuse . The deplorable problem of the widespread abuse of innocent children has aroused public concern nationwide .