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背诵为王第二册 Unit67:Bill Gates

Lesson67 Bill Gates Most high school students would be delighted to be accepted by Harvard University, but Harvard had little to offer to young Bill Gates. After several semesters, he 1 and went to work. Finally he made himself the richest man in the world. 2 , his career started in high school where he discovered the amazing world of computers. He quickly learned the programming language called BASIC. He spent hours finding out what a computer could do. 3 , he and Paul Allen, a classmate, became local experts on computer programming. After they graduated from high school, the friends went separate ways. Allen stayed in Seattle and Gates went to Boston to attend Harvard. At Harvard, however, Gates was not a serious student. He spent most of his time in the university computer centre. The two young men decided to form a small company in 4 They called it Microsoft. They let the computer company license their operating system for $30 per computer. 5 , they earned $16,000. This was enough to convince Gates to quit Harvard and work full-time. Microsoft became a public company in 1981. The company grew quickly and Gates became very rich. Gates may have slowed down a little, but he still works hard to stay ahead of computer hardware, creating operating systems for computers that are not yet in the stores. ■填空答案■ 答案: 1. dropped out 2. Actually 3. Before long 4. 1975 5. In their first year 来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: http://www.tingvoa.com/html/20100402/16835.html