电子书的好处和优势An ebook is a book in electronic format. It is downloaded to a computer, PC, Mac, laptop, PDA or any other kind of computer, and is read on the screen. It can have numbered pages, table of contents, pictures and graphics, exactly like a printed book.
电子书就是电子格式的书籍。它可以下载到电脑、个人计算机、笔记本、掌上电脑或者其他任何形式的电脑上，通过屏幕进行阅读。它有带编号的书页，目录，照片还有图片，跟一本印刷书没什么两样。Ebooks present many benefits and advantages, and this article shows some of them.
电子书的好处和优势有很多，这篇文章就来谈谈其中的一部分。It is very simple and easy to purchase and download ebooks through the Internet. It is exactly like purchasing any other product. The only difference is that after payment you will either be directed to a download page or receive the download link in an email. All you have to do is click on the link and the ebook will automatically download to your computer, to a folder of your own choice.
After download you don't have to be connected to the Internet in order to read the ebook. You can stay offline. If you wish to have it printed, it is very easy. Just click on the print button in the ebook, to print it with your home printer.
下载之后，你不用为了看电子书再去联网，你可以不用上网。如果你想把电子书打印出来，很简单，只需按一下电子书中的打印按钮，就可以用自己家的打印机打印出来。So what are the benefits and advantages of ebooks?
那么，电子书的好处和优势是什么呢？1. Ebooks are delivered almost instantaneously. You can purchase, download and start reading them within minutes, without leaving your chair. You don't have to go to a bookstore to buy them, neither wait for them for days, weeks and sometimes more to arrive in the mail.
1. 电子书可立即获得。你可以在几分钟之内，不离开椅子就能完成购买，下载，然后开始阅读电子书。你不用跑到书店购买，也不用为了等包裹一等就是几天，或者几个星期甚至更久.2. No trees are required to manufacture paper for the pages of ebooks.
2. 电子书不需要用树木制成的纸张作为书页。3. When you need certain information, you can get it immediately, by downloading an ebook.
3 当你需要某些信息时，你可以通过下载电子书立刻获取.4. Many ebooks are sold nowadays with bonuses, which you usually do not get with a printed book. This adds value to your purchase.
4.目前有很多电子书 出售时还附有奖金， 你买印刷的书通常得不到的，这就给你的购买增加了价值。5. Ebooks take up less space. You practically don't need any space to store them. You don't need a library or a room for them. You can store hundreds and thousands of ebooks in your computer.
5. 电子书占用的空间很少。实际上你根本就不用任何空间储存他们，你不需要一个图书馆或者房间来存放它们。你可以在你的电脑里存上几百部甚至几千部的电子书。6. Ebooks are portable. You can carry a whole library of hundreds of books with you, on CD, in a laptop, notebook or any ebook reader, without worrying about their weight.
7. With today technology you can read ebooks anywhere, on the bus, train, airplane and while standing in line.
7.利用如今的科技产品，你可以在任何地方阅读电子书，比如公车上，火车上甚至排队的时候也可以阅读。8. Ebooks are more safely stored and carried from one place to another, than ordinary books. They also withstand time more than books.
8.比起一般的印刷书，电子书更加安全的储存挟带。它们也比纸质书存放的更久。9. Ebooks can show links, for easy access to more information and related websites.
9.电子书可以列出链接，方便读者查询更多的相关信息访问更多的相关网站。10. Ebooks are searchable. You can easily search for any information in an ebook, instead of turning page after page.
10.电子书具有可检索功能。你能很轻松的在电子书里查询信息，不用一页一页的翻书。11. Ebooks can be interactive and contain audio, video and animations, which can enhance the message that the author is trying to convey.
11.电子书可用来交流。它通过自身带有有的录音，影像，动画，使作者试图传递的信息更加明了生动。12. As ebooks are delivered through the Internet, there are no packing and shipping expenses.
12. As ebooks are delivered through the Internet, there are no packing and shipping expenses.
13. Ebooks can be printable, so that if you wish to read an ebook in the traditional way, you can very inexpensively print it with your home printer or at any printing shop.
13.电子书同样可以打印出来，如果你想按传统的方法阅读一本电子书，你可以用家里的打印机或者随便去一家打印铺用不多的钱就可以打印出来。14. Fonts in ebooks can be resized, making it easier to read for people with disabilities. With an additional software it is possible to turn some of the ebooks into audio books.
14.电子书中的字体可以人已更改，这样一来，阅读对那些有缺陷的人变得容易起来。15. Ebooks are very easy to to sell and distribute.
15. 电子书容易出售也容易传播。16. It is very simple and easy to purchase and download an ebook. People living in big modernized cities, in a remote village in a far away country or on a small island, can equally access an ebook. It takes them the same amount of time to purchase and download an ebook, provided they have an Internet connection.
16.购买和下载一本电子书都非常简单。不管你是生活在现代大都市还是生活在偏远小山村，哪怕是个小岛，也都能使用电子书。下载电子书会花费他们同样的时间同样的金钱，只有你的网络畅通。17. It is possible to purchase an ebook 24 hours a day, every day of the year, from the comfort of your own house or office. You can purchase and download an ebook, even if you are on a vacation, if you have a laptop and wireless Internet connection.
17.一年365天一天24个小时，从舒服的家里到办公室，你都可以随时随购买电子书。即使你在度假的时候也可以买，只需要有一台笔记本电脑和无线互联网即可。18. People are already spending a lot of time in front of their computers, so why not read and ebook, instead of doing something else?
18.人们在电脑前已经花费了很多时间，为什么不先放下其他事情看看电子书呢？Nowadays one can find ebooks about every possible subject, fiction and nonfiction, free and not free.