Many years after receiving my graduate degree, I returned to the State University of New York at Binghamton as a faculty member. One day in a crowded elevator, someone remarked on its inefficiency. I said the elevators had not changed in the 20 years since I began there as a student. When the door finally opened, I felt a compassionate pat on my back, and turned to see an elderly nun smiling at me. You'll get that degree, dear. she whispered:Perseverance is a virtue.
2、一年级英语小故事：《他的耳朵在我衣兜里His ear in my pocket》
Ivan came home with a bloody nose and his mother asked:What happened?A kid bit me. replied Ivan.Would you recognize him if you saw him again? asked his mother.I'd know him any wheresaid Ivan. I have his ear in my pocket.
3、一年级英语小故事：《鸡蛋在哪里Where is the egg》
Teacher: Can you make a sentence with the word egg?
Student: Yes, I ate a piece of cake yesterday.
Teacher: Then where is the egg?
Student: In the cake, Sir.
4、一年级英语小故事：《猴子捞月monkey get moon out》
One day,a little monkey is playing by the well.He looks in the well and shouts :Oh!My god!The moon has fallen into the well!
An older monkeys runs over, takes a look, and says,Goodness me! The moon is really in the water!And olderly monkey comes over.He is very surprised as well and cries out: The moon is in the well. A group of monkeys run over to the well .They look at the moon in the well and shout: The moon did fall into the well! Come on! Let’get it out! Then, the oldest monkey hangs on the tree up side down ,with his feet on the branch .And he pulls the next monkey’s feet with his hands. All the other monkeys follow his suit, And they join each other one by one down to the moon in the well. Just before they reach the moon,the oldest monkey raises his head and happens to see the moon in the sky, He yells excitedly Don’t be so foolish!The moon is still in the sky!