2分鐘英語小故事：A School Day
School starts at 8:00 in the morning. His mom woke him up at 6:30. He yawned and got out of bed. He got dressed. He ate breakfast. He ate a bowl of cereal for breakfast. His favorite cereal was Cheerios. He also ate a banana. Bananas are yellow outside and white inside. He drank a glass of orange juice. Oranges are orange outside and orange inside. He ate a piece of toast with butter on it. Brown toast, yellow butter. He drank a glass of milk. Then he brushed his teeth. He kissed his mom goodbye. He walked outside to the school bus stop. It was two blocks away. He met his friend Bobby. They talked while they waited for the bus. The bus arrived. He said hello to the bus driver. He and Bobby sat together on the bus. They talked about baseball. The bus ride took 20 minutes. They got to school at 7:30. The bus driver said, “Have fun in school.” They always did.
2分鐘英語小故事：The wolf and the sheep
A wolf had been badly wounded by dogs. He lay sick and maimed in his lair.
He felt very hungry and thirsty. When a sheep passed by, he asked him to fetch some water from the stream.
\”If you bring me the water,\” he said, \”I will find means to get some food.\”
\”Yes,\” said the sheep, \”if I bring you the water, you would undoubtedly make me your food.\”
●“你給我一點水解渴”，他說，“我就能自己去尋找食物了?！?br /> ●“是呀”，羊回答說，“如果我給你送水喝，那么我就會成為你的食物?！?br /> 寓意: 謊言是經不起推敲的，它很容易被人們識破。
One hot summer day a fox was walking through an orchard. He stopped before a bunch of grapes. They were ripe and juicy.
\”I’m just feeling thirsty,\” he thought. So he backed up a few paces, got a running start, jumped up, but could not reach the grapes.
He walked back. One, two, three, he jumped up again, but still, he missed the grapes.
The fox tried again and again, but never succeeded. At last he decided to give it up.
He walked away with his nose in the air, and said“I am sure they are sour.”
●狐貍試了一次又一次，都沒有成功。最后，他決定放棄，他昂起頭,邊走邊說：“葡萄還沒有成熟，我敢肯定它是酸的?！?br /> 寓意: 在經歷了許多嘗試而不能獲得成功的時候，有些人往往故意輕視成功，以此來尋求心理安慰。
2分鐘英語小故事：The crow and the pitcher
A crow felt very thirsty. He looked for water everywhere. Finally, he found a pitcher.
But there was not a lot of water in the pitcher. His beak could not reach it. He tried again and again, but still could not touch the water.
When he was about to give up, an idea came to him. He took a pebble and dropped it into the pitcher. Then he took another and dropped it in.
Gradually, the water rose, and the crow was able to drink the water.
2分鐘英語小故事：The cage bird and the bat
A bird was confined in a cage outside a window. She often sang at night when all other birds were asleep.
One night a bat came. He asked the bird why she was silent by day and sang only at night.
The bird answered, “Last year when I was singing in the daytime, a bird catcher heard my voice and caught me in his net.Since then I have never sung by day.”
The bat replied, \”But it is useless to do this now that you have become a prisoner.\” Then he flew away.
●金絲雀回答說：“去年我在白天唱歌時，捕鳥人聽到我的歌聲抓住了我。從此，我再也不在白天唱歌了?！?br /> ●蝙蝠說：“你現在才懂得謹慎已沒用了，你若在變為囚徒之前就懂得，那該多好呀!”說完就飛走了。