高考Twenty-five years ago, there were hardly any education programs for environment.
六级Let's face it, it wasn't too long ago that the idea of working from anywhere and at anytime was some form of a distant utopian dream,and yet now we can perform almost any office-based task from any location in the world as long as we have access to the in
考研A century ago, the immigrants from across the Atlantic included settlers and sojourners.
高考It was made around 40 years ago.
六级Gregg Rosen lost his job as a sales nearly three years ago and is still unemployed.
高考My goal was to lose 150 pounds in one year and raise $50,000 in support of a movement founded 30 years ago to end hunger.
高考Five years ago, when I taught art at a school in seattle, I used tinkertoys as a test at the beginning of a term to find out something about my students.
六级"The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world," read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to t
考研Two years ago, Rupert Murdoch’s daughter ,Elisabeth ,spoke of the “unsettling dearth of integrity across so many of our institutions” Integrity had collapsed, she argued, because of a collective acceptance that the only “sorting mechanism ”in society should be profit and the market.
六级More than a decade ago, cognitive scientists John Bransford and Daniel Schwartz, both then at Vanderbilt University, found that what distinguished young adults from children was not the ability to retain facts or apply prior knowledge to a new situation but a quality they called preparation for future learning.
十多年前，当时就读于范德比尔特大学的认知科学家约翰·布兰斯福德（John Bransford）和丹尼尔·施瓦茨（Daniel Schwartz）发现，年轻人区别于儿童的不是保留事实或将先前知识应用于新环境的能力，而是他们称之为未来学习准备的素质。
考研Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely -- though by no means uniformly-glowingly positive.
四级But the word "gamification" and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.
四级In fact, they’ve been in use for centuries.25 centuries ago, kites were well-known in China.
六级Writer friends of mine pay good money to get the Freedom software that enables them to disable the very Internet connections that seemed so emancipating not long ago.
四级The secret to eating less and being happy about it may have been cracked years ago—by McDonald's.
六级When I re-entered the full-time workforce a few years ago after a decade of solitary self-employment, there was one thing I was looking forward to the most: the opportunity to have work friends once again.
高考The last time we met them was at our wedding three years ago.
六级Several years ago when my grandparents were well into their eighties, they were faced with the reality of no longer being able to adequately care for themselves.
考研In the third quarter, CEO turnover was down 23% from a year ago as nervous boards stuck with the leaders they had, according to Liberum Research.
六级The last time I was in the hermitage, three months ago
考研When our ancestors were hunters and gatherers 10,000 years ago, they didn’t have time to wonder much about anything besides finding food.
六级What we see today is the product of evolutionary events resulting from the dispersal of a few human populations out of Africa around 60, 000 to 70, 000 years ago.
高考Years ago, a critical event occurred in my life that would change it forever.
四级Several years ago, she became interested in eggs and learned the traditional Ukrainian technique to draw her very modern characters.
四级He lost his mother two weeks ago
四级Supermarkets offer more variety than ever, and there are over four times as many farmers' markets in the U.S. as there were 20 years ago.
四级That's the conclusion of a new study that finds that Earth's oceans now 26 absorb heat at twice the rate they did 18 years ago.
考研The power and ambition of the giants of the digital economy is astonishing - Amazon has just announced the purchase of the upmarket grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.5 billion, but two years ago Facebook paid even more than that to acquire the WhatsApp me
数字经济巨头们的力量和雄心是惊人的——亚马逊刚刚宣布以135亿美元收购高档食品连锁店Whole Foods，但两年前Facebook支付了更高的价格收购WhatsApp me
四级She was injured in a car accident two weeks ago and still in critical condition.
四级The amount of nicotine that's delivered in every cigarette is 10 percent higher than it was six years ago, which means that it's easier to get hooked and harder to quit.
高考Some 2, 500 years ago Greece discovered freedom.
六级We can make a very good estimate from the fossil record that humans probably evolved naked skin around a million and a half years ago and meanwhile they mostly lost their coat of fur.
四级That's about 10 seconds more than the industry average — and a lot slower than a decade ago, according to the study, which was commissioned by QSR, an industry trade publication.
考研Ellen Marram quit as chief of Tropicana a decade ago, saying she wanted to be a CEO.
高考Several years ago I received a letter from seventeen-year-old kerry, who described herself as a world-class fault-finder, almost always bothered by things.
六级The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world, read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992 and the World Development Summit in Johannesburg three years ago.
六级Not so long ago, people would have turned up their noses at that kind of dedication to the job.
六级Nearly a decade ago it was predicted that viewers of "Friends", a popular situation comedy, would soon be able to purchase a sweater like Jennifer Aniston's with a few taps on their remote control.
六级And the reality is that antibiotics have been responsible for saving millions of lives since penicillin, one of the earliest antibiotics, was first used on a clinical basis 70 years ago.
高考Thus humans who lived a million years ago, despite their big brains and sharp stone tools, lived in constant fear of meat-eating animals.
考研Thirty years ago, it would have been inconceivable to have imagined a ban on smoking in the workplace or in pubs, and yet that is what we have now.
四级"In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago," Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, life Reimagined.
六级And if you suspected that the workplace had gotten more stressful than it was just a few decades ago, you're right.
考研In 2015, the US Forest Service for the first time spent more than half of its $5.5 billion annual budget fighting fires——nearly double the percentage it spent on such efforts 20 years ago.
六级Our species originated around 200,000 years ago and underwent tremendous diversification culturally, technologically, linguistically, artistically for 130,000 years.
考研When our ancestors were hunters and gatherers 10, 000 years ago, they didn't have time to wonder much about anything besides finding food.
四级But in his short lifetime, which ended exactly 184 years ago today, he would forever revolutionize French gourmet food (美食), write best-selling cook books and think up magical dishes for royals and other important people.
考研Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely - though by no means uniformly - glowingly positive.
四级The philosophy professor says it is as relevant today as when it was first written many centuries ago.
高考Measles, which once killed 450 children each year and disabled even more, was nearly wiped out in the united states 14 years ago by the universal use of the MMR vaccine.
考研Involuntary part-time employment is still far higher than before the recession, but it is down by 640,000from its year ago level.
高考If anyone had told me three years ago that I would be spending most of my weekends camping.
考研We suddenly can't remember where we put the keys just a moment ago, or an old acquaintance's name, or the name of an old band we used to love.
四级Should a woman who possessed a small amount of drugs years ago be permanently unable to be licensed as a nurse?These laws are also counterproductive, since they make it harder for people with criminal records to find housing or land a job, two key factors that reduce backsliding.
高考Two years ago, while cathy was watching the Olympics, a dream came into her sweet little head—to be a swimmer.
六级However, the last such increase in temperature took place two years ago.
四级Years ago, the government made money by selling public lands, but most of the best public lands have now been sold.
四级While the public sees greater workplace equality between men and women now than it did 20-30 years ago, most believe more change is needed.
高考Boy, news travels fast around here! I only got the orders a couple of hours ago.
高考Some language experts believe that 10000 years ago, when the world had just five to ten million people, they spoke perhaps 1200 languages between them.
六级The graduation rate among 25- to 34-year-olds is no better than the rate for the 55- to 64-year-olds who were going to college more than 30 years ago.
考研A couple of Christmases ago, my youngest stepdaughter, who was 9 years old at the time, got a Superman T-shirt for Christmas.
考研Not long ago, with the country entering a recession and Japan at its pre-bubble peak.
六级One hundred years ago, "Colored" was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent .
高考Three years ago, schools in edina, minnesota, changed the start time from 7:25 am to 8:30 am.
考研Two years ago, Rupert Murdoch's daughter, Elisabeth, spoke of the "unsettling dearth of integrity across so many of our institutions".
考研Ten years ago on Monday, it was announced that the Games of the 30th Olympiad would be in London.
六级I just got the idea a few months ago after posting some holiday photos on my social media accounts.
考研When this practice first started decades ago, it was usually limited to freshmen, to give them a second chance to take a class in their first year if they struggled in their transition to college-level courses.
六级Picture a typical MBA lecture theatre twenty years ago
六级Gregg Rosen lost his job as a sales nearly three years ago and is still unemployed.
四级The Maker Movement is rediscovering learning by doing, which is Dewey's phrase from 100 years ago.
六级Nearly a decade ago it was predicted that viewers of Friends, a popular situation comedy, would soon be able to purchase a sweater like Jennifer Aniston's with a few taps on their remote control.
高考Not so long ago, most people didn't know who Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was going to become.
高考A year ago, when I was awaiting to hear the results of my college applications, I often went to websites for some type of insider look on what college would be like.
四级When Ted Komada started teaching 14 years ago at killip elementary, he didn't know how to manage a classroom and was struggling to connect with students.
考研Now the nation's top patent court appears completely ready to scale back on business-method patents, which have been controversial ever since they were first authorized 10 years ago.
四级Barley was an unexpected find: the crop was domesticated in Western Eurasia and didn't become a staple food in central China until about 2,000 years ago, according to the researchers.
六级How much is today's spirit of harmony a change from our more turbulent past? A mere generation ago, parentchild relations were described as the generation gap.
四级A new study finds that McDonald's posted its slowest drive-through times since this survey was first conducted 15 years ago.
四级But the word gamification and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.
高考A tool developed just a couple of years ago by a young farmer, Jonathan Dysinger, in Tennessee, with a small loan from a local slow money group.
六级Barrett wanted to find out if the absence of physical currency does indeed cause a person to spend more, so she decided to conduct an experiment a few months ago.
高考The same surveys also indicate that the rate of parental involvement is greater today than it was a generation ago.
高考Charles darwin, over 150 years ago, imagined a world far busier, noisier and more intimate (亲密的) than the world we can see and hear.
150多年前，查尔斯·达尔文（Charles darwin）设想了一个更加繁忙、喧闹和亲密的世界(亲密的) 比我们能看到和听到的世界还要多。
考研A century ago Octavia Hill launched the National Trust not to rescue stylish houses but to save“the beauty of natural places for everyone forever”.
高考Fifteen years ago, I took a summer vacation in lecce in southern italy.
考研Chances are, your headshots are seen much more often now than a decade or two ago.
六级One hundred years ago, Colored was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent.
高考Three weeks ago, I witnessed a small near-disaster a few miles west of here.
高考The model T Ford was built at the piquette plant in Michigan a century ago, with the first rolling off the assembly line on september 27, 1908.
高考It was on the desk with my book a moment ago.
四级Peering into the future G) The sharing economy is a little like online shopping, which started in America 15 years ago
六级nine decades ago, leading economists predicted that technological advances and rising productivity would mean that would be working a 15-hour week.
四级He owned a small retail business in Michigan years ago.
四级The properly-named startup "Morning-After Maids", was launched about a month ago in Auckland by roommates Rebecca Foley and Catherine Arthurs.
一个月前，由室友丽贝卡·福利（Rebecca Foley）和凯瑟琳·阿瑟斯（Catherine Arthurs）在奥克兰创办了一家名为“早安女佣”的初创公司。
六级Even five years ago most people faced a choice.
高考I was able to buy it a little over a year ago because I had my relatives give me money for my birthday instead of clothes that wouldn't fit.
六级He was kidnapped eight months ago.
四级The federal Head Start program, launched 50 years ago, has served more than 30 million children.