L: The tip of the tongue touch the gum ridge (behind the teeth).
R: The tongue pulls back in the mouth without touching the top.
1.Lessening levels / of lead really lures / lily pads
2. Rory’s lawn rake/ rarely rakes really/ right
1. If this year were a movie of your life, what would the genre be? Drama, romance, adventure, comedy, tragedy, or a combination?
2. What were the two or three major themes that kept recurring?
3. What did you accomplish this year that you are the most proud of?
4. What do you feel you should have been acknowledged for but weren’t?
5. What disappointments or regrets did you experience this year?
6. What was missing from this year as you look back?
7. What were the major life-lessons you learned this year?
三、 2014 Hottest Headlines【这些你能张口就来么】
The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the tournament for the association football world championship, which took place at several venues across brazil. Germany won the tournament and took its fourth title, its first since the reunification of west and east Germany in1990, by defeating Argentina 1-0 in the final – the same result as the 1990 FIFA World Cup Final. The tournament began on 12 June with a group stage and concluded on 13 July with the championship match. It was the second time that brazil hosted the competition, the first being in 1950.
Hong Kong kung fu movie star Jackie Chan feels ashamed of his son’s drug abuse and hopes that one day he will speak out about the dangers of taking drugs, state news agency Xinhua reported. Jaycee Chan was formally charged with a drug offense this week, meaning he is almost certain to face trial. The younger Chan, a 32-year-old actor and singer, was arrested in Beijing this year after testing positive for marijuana, with police saying they found 100 grams of the drug at his home.
The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes on Monday on Islamic state group targets in Syria.
Representatives from the Ukrainian government, the Russian-backed separatists, Russia, and the organization for security and cooperation in Europe who had been meeting in Minsk, Belarus, announce that they have agreed on a cease-fire. The terms include an immediate end to fighting, the exchange of prisoners, amnesty for those who did not commit serious crimes, a 6-mile buffer zone along the Ukrainian- Russian border, decentralization of power in the Donbass region (the area dominated by the Russian-backed rebels), and the creation of a route to deliver humanitarian aid. “the whole world is striving for peace, the whole of Ukraine is striving for peace, including millions of citizens in Donbass,” Poroshenko says in a statement. “the highest value is human life, and we must do everything possible to stop the bloodshed and put an end to suffering.”