Thank you for inviting me to your food festival. I regret regret: 美: [rɪˈɡret] 英: [rɪ’ɡret] n. 遗憾；懊悔；痛惜；失望 v. 懊悔；感到遗憾；惋惜；有礼貌地或正式地表示抱歉、痛惜或悲伤 that I cannot come.
Let me tell you something about myself, Free the Children and my new school. I was born in Canada on December 17th, 1982 and spent my childhood there. I often take part in take part in: 参与；参加活动 sports. My favorite food is fried chicken. I like to help people.
In 1995, when I was twelve, I read an article about a twelve-year-old Pakistani boy, Iqbal, in the newspaper. It changed my life. He started working in a factory when he was only four. He knew children should go to school instead of instead of: working in factories all day. He decided to fight against the bosses. As a result as a result: 结果, a bad man killed him. I was so angry that I decided to help them. I gathered gather: 美: [ˈɡæðər] 英: [ˈɡæðə(r)] v. 聚集；集合；搜集；积聚 my friends and started a group group: 美: [ɡrup] 英: [ɡruːp] n. 组；集团；群；类, the Twelve Twelve-Year-Olds. Soon many children joined us and the group became Free the Children. We raised money to help child workers go to school. “Children Helping Children” is our motto, I believe one person can make a change make a change: 进行改变；奋斗一回；做出改变. Now Free the Children has 100 000 members member: 美: [ˈmembər] 英: [ˈmembə(r)] n. 成员；会员in 35 countries who are helping children. In Kenya there are poorly-built schools with no roofs roof: 美: [ruf] 英: [ruːf] n. 屋顶；车顶；顶部 or walls, so Free the Children is building new schools there to help them.
|↑1||regret: 美: [rɪˈɡret] 英: [rɪ’ɡret] n. 遗憾；懊悔；痛惜；失望 v. 懊悔；感到遗憾；惋惜；有礼貌地或正式地表示抱歉、痛惜或悲伤|
|↑2||take part in: 参与；参加活动|
|↑4||as a result: 结果|
|↑5||gather: 美: [ˈɡæðər] 英: [ˈɡæðə(r)] v. 聚集；集合；搜集；积聚|
|↑6||group: 美: [ɡrup] 英: [ɡruːp] n. 组；集团；群；类|
|↑7||make a change: 进行改变；奋斗一回；做出改变|
|↑8||member: 美: [ˈmembər] 英: [ˈmembə(r)] n. 成员；会员|
|↑9||roof: 美: [ruf] 英: [ruːf] n. 屋顶；车顶；顶部|