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背诵为王第二册 Unit70:Rumour and Gossip

Lesson70 Rumour and Gossip You hear a juicy story from a friend, who heard it from another friend, who heard it from a person 1 , who read it on a note passed in math class, which was written by somebody who probably just made it up. Chances are, rumours and gossip are always floating around your school or community. That's totally normal. After all, everyone gossips...even parents, celebrities, and politicians. 2 how we communicate and stay connected with other people's lives. But what is the difference between a rumour and gossip? A rumour is 3 information or a story that has not been verified, meaning that the person telling it doesn't know if it's true or false. It might be true, it might be partially true and partially made up, or it might be totally made up. Gossip, on the other hand, is a little different. Gossip is talk that is somehow “juicy,” meaning it deals with subjects that are shocking or personal. Gossip is usually about things like love and relationships, or private things that people don't talk openly about. When a piece of gossip is known to be false, 4 , plain and simple. If a piece of gossip about somebody is true, it can still be very hurtful because that information may be private and personal. Sometimes, rumours and gossip are harmless, but at other times they can be very hurtful to individuals, friendships, and 5 . Did you know that spreading rumours and gossip about someone is a form of bullying? Yes. ■填空答案■ 答案: 1. in the hall 2. It's part of 3. a piece of 4. it's a lie 5. whole groups of people 来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: http://www.tingvoa.com/html/20100403/16911.html