New app for bus times广东中学生协助研发惠及大众的实时公交应用软件
Waiting for a bus can be very _______[annoy]. Often you’ve been at the bus stop_______half an hour, you’re sweating (流汗) all over from the sun, and the bus still hasn’t come._______, people in Zhongshan, Guangdong don’t have to suffer this. It’s all because_______a mobile app, Zhongshan Real-time Buses (中山实时公交). With the app, people can find out the exact (精确的) time a bus arrives and set an alarm (闹钟) to remind_______[them] to go to the stop in time.Five Senior 1 students at Zhongshan Overseas Chinese Secondary School helped make the app possible.
At first, the team just wanted to add or change bus
lines to help make it easier for students at their school to take buses. But as
they did research on
“The work took_______almost
all of our spare time for four months,” said Su Yinan, 16. “The burning sun, people’s cold shoulders (冷漠) and the sea of da
On Feb 25, Zhongshan Real-time Buses was born. It now covers over 100 bus lines in the city and has been downloaded more than 60,000 times. The project won the first place on the Fifth National High School Students Leadership Convention this summer.“We are very happy that Zhongshan people are using the results of our efforts,” said Chen. “Students can also make a big _______ [different] to society.”