学英语每天的重中之重就是记下英语单词,而记单词的根本目的在于看懂句子,听懂别人讲话。更让人头疼的是,句子还是超级多的语法组成的……但世界上有这么一句话即使掌握了六级的专四的英语水平恐怕也看不懂吧!它就是世界上最长的英语单词!

世界最长的英语句子出自英国小说

这一句最长的英语句子出自美国著名作家乔伊du斯(James Joyce)的名著《尤利西斯》(Ulysses)。这本书英文版的第十八章全章只有两个标点符号,在第四句和第八句结尾的句号。如果按八句算,那么最长的句子有4391个词。如果按两句算,那么最长的句子有12931个词。

In the event that the Purchaser defaults in the payment of any installment of purchase price, taxes, insurance, interest, or the annual charge described elsewhere herein, or shall default in the performance of any other obligations set forth in this Contract, the Seller may: at his option: (a) Declare immediately due and payable the entire unpaid balance of purchase price, with accrued interest, taxes and annual charge, and demand full payment thereof, and enforce conveyance of the land by termination of the contract or according to the terms hereof, in which case the Purchaser shall also be liable to the Seller for reasonable attorney’s fees for services rendered by any attorney on behalf of the Seller, or (b) sell said land and premises or any part thereof at public auction, in such manner, at such time and place, upon such terms and conditions, and upon such public notice as the Seller may deem best for the interest of all concerned, consisting of advertisement in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or city in which the security property is located at least once a week for Three successive weeks of for such period as applicable law may require and, in case of default of any purchase, to re-sell with such postponement of sale or resale and upon such public notice thereof as the Seller may determine, and upon compliance by the Purchaser with the terms of sale, and upon judicial approval as may be required by law, convey said land and premises in fee simple to and at the cost of the Purchaser, who shall not be liable to see to the application of the purchase money; and from the proceeds of the sale: FIRST, to pay all proper costs and charges, including but not limited to court costs, advertising expenses, auctioneer’a allowance, the expenses, if any required to correct an irregularity in the title, premium for Seller’s bond, auditor’s fee, and all other expense of sale occurred in and about the protection and execution of this contract, and all moneys advanced for taxes, assessment, insurance, and with interest thereon as provided herein, and all taxes due upon said land and premises at time of sale, and to retain as compensation a commission of five percent (5%) on the amount of said sale or said sales; SECOND, to pay the whole amount then remaining unpaid of the principal of said contract, and interest thereon to date of payment, whether the same shall be due or not, it being understood and agreed that upon such sale before maturity of the contract the balance thereof shall be immediately due and payable; THIRD, to pay liens f record against the security property according to there priority of lien and to the extent that funds remaining in the hands of the Seller are available; and LAST, to pay the remainder of said proceeds, if any , to the vendor, his heirs, personals representatives, successors of assigns upon the delivery and surrender to the vendee of possession of the land and premises, less costs and excess of obtaining possession……

这部小说以时间为序,描述了男主人公利奥波德·布卢姆于1904年6月16日1天18个小时之内在都柏林的生活经历。乔伊斯通过描述一天内发生的单一事件向人们展示了一幅人类社会的缩影,通过对一个人一天日常生活和精神变化的细致刻画揭示了人类社会的悲与喜,英雄与懦夫的共存以及宏伟与沉闷的同现。

这样一部小说《尤利西斯》作为意识流小说的代表作,也被誉为20世纪百大英文小说之首,一直以来被称为"一部二十世纪最伟大的英语小说"。这一句子在这里都无法完全写下来,可见句子之长!

由183个字母组成的英语单词

学习英语几十年,最讨厌的就是记单词,平常十几个字母组成的单词都要错好多次才能记住,然而还有一种最长的英文单词非常的丧心病狂,居然是由183个字母组成,好在考试不会考,怕是试卷都嫌占地方,准备好迎接它了吗?......【查看详情