Lesson 3
          An unknown goddess
             无名女神
【New words and expressions】 生词和短语
 
     ★goddess(tile)
n.   女神
     ★archaeologist
n.   考古学家
     ★Aegean
adj. 爱玲海的
     ★explore
v.   考察,勘探
The archaeologists are exploring the cave.
exploration n.
explorer n. 探险家
    
     ★promontory
n.   海角
     ★prosperous
adj. (经济上)繁荣的,昌盛的
our finance is prosperous
thriving 昌盛的,兴旺的
booming  蓬勃的,景气的
flourishing  繁茂的,健康的
     ★civilization
n.   文明
high level of civilization
高度文明
civilize v.
     ★storey
n.   楼层
     ★drainage
n.   排水
     ★worship
n.   祟拜
respect;admire
Who do you worship in the world?
warship n. 军舰战船
     ★sacred
adj. 宗教的,神圣的
holy adj. 神圣的,圣洁的
solemn adj. 庄严的,庄重的
sacred music 圣乐
sacred promise 神圣的诺言
     ★fragment
n.   碎片
     ★remains
n.   遗物,遗迹,废墟
     ★classical
adj. (希腊和罗马)古化的
classical music 古典音乐
classical education  人文科学教育
classic adj. 第一流的
This is the classic example of love at the first sight.
classic n. 杰作,经典之作
     ★reconstruct
v.   修复
re-重新,再次
construct 构造,建造,组织
build house 造建造物
put up a tent
construct a sentence
construct a broken statuary
erect: build high buildings
erect monument 建造纪念碑
erect clock tower 建造钟楼
setup; establish; found 建立
setup students' union
establish a school/rule
found a country
construction n.
constructive adj. 有教育意义的
constructor n.
     ★rest
v.   倚放,放置
     ★hip
n.   屁股,臀部
hip n. [口]在服用兴奋剂、宗教信仰方面赶时髦的人;消息灵通人士;adj.通晓的,见闻广的
Mary is a real hip.
The guy isn't a hip.
joined at the hip  表示交情极厚的
Eg.: These two are joined at the hip.
shoot from the hip 信口开河
Eg.:Sorry,I said that I shouldn't have shot from the hip.
     ★full-length
adj. (裙衣)拖地长的
a full-length dress 拽地长裙
     ★graceful
adj. 优雅的
a graceful lady
elegant(behavier)
     ★identity
n.   身份
Listen to the tape then answer the question below.
听录音,然后回答以下问题。
How did the archaeologists know that the statue was a goddess?
    Some time ago, and interesting discovery was made by archaeologists on the Aegean island of Kea. An American team explored a temple which stands in an ancient city on the promontory of Ayia Irini. The city at one time must have been prosperous, for it enjoyed a high level of civilization. Houses -- often three storeys high -- were built of stone. They had large rooms with beautifully decorated walls. The city was equipped with a drainage system, for a great many clay pipes were found beneath the narrow streets.
    The temple whi
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