FRANCE: French onion soup 法国：法式洋葱汤 French onion soup is winter comfort food as it should be: rich, warm, and blanketed under a generous portion of creamy cheese. It’s best enjoyed with a slice of crusty bread.
’Smith’ is still the most commonly used surname in every English-speaking country around the globe, a study has found.
The Australian state of New South Wales rolled out “high definition detection cameras” on Sunday, designed to catch drivers using cell phones behind the wheel.
Meat is crucial for feeding the planet, leading scientists have said, as they warned it is not more environmentally-friendly to go vegan.
Little Women 《小妇人》 Do we need another film of Louisa May Alcott’s 19th-Century coming-of-age novel? There have already been seven – including Gillian Armstrong’s 1994 adaptation – and the most recent of those, a modern-day retelling, came out just last year. Still, the new Little Women, written and directed by Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) could be big. Chris Hunneysett at the Daily Mirror enthuses that “this joyous, moving and funny adaptation of the much-loved literary classic bursts with wit, warmth, beauty and intelligence”. The four March sisters are played by Saoirse Ronan (as Jo), Emma Watson (as Meg), Eliza Scanlen (as Beth), and Florence Pugh (as Amy), and the supporting cast numbers Meryl Streep, Laura Dern and Timothée Chalamet.
Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angsty little movie star called Forky helped propel “existential” to Dictionary.com’s word of the year.
1. ARE THERE FLEXIBLE WORKING HOURS? 工作时间灵活吗? Wait to receive an offer before asking about the hours, says Steven Rothberg, president and founder of College Recruiter. At that point in the process, you gain a bit of power over the employer, and can ask about day-to-day specifics without appearing lazy. The soft benefits—including working hours, paid time off, and remote working arrangements—can be negotiated along with your salary if they are important to you.
The next time you’re struggling to finish up a task at work, throwing on some Bach or Beethoven may worth a try. That’s the main conclusion of an experiment on British workers that found listening to classical music at work can improve productivity by 15%.
说回英语，现实中遇到Nicki Minaj或者Leila又或是Jake Gyllenhaal这样的名字，怎么发都不确定是不是对的。
With an unprecedented 600 stars in attendance, the just-concluded 28th China Golden Rooster & Hundred Flowers Festival has become a hot topic on China’s social media platforms.