25 August: listening 10-t1

10-t1:

L1: self-drive tours in the USA.

  1. ask:  name, address(拼写,首字母大写), postcode(BH5 2OP), phone(077 8644 3091).
  2. tours: theme parks; zoo; a lodge小舍/hut小屋/木屋; campsite野营地; a tent n.帐篷, v. 宿营; a castle; shopping; beaches; 距离,价钱; accommodation(拼写易错); car rental/car hire/ hire a car; flight; sunbath v. – sunbathing 阳光浴and swimming; meals 餐;

brochure宣传册, an advert; ‘desert;

L2: Joining the leisure club

behalf, on behalf of sb: 代表某人; 因为,为了…的利益    e.g.  On behalf of the entire company, I would like to thank you for all your work.;  Please don’t leave on my behalf因为我.  fitness健身 managers/fitness centre/fitness suite; the types of membership available 会员类型. asset 资产,有价值的人或事物; eight lanes 小巷,胡同;航线;车道;(田径比赛的)跑道,泳道; retractable可缩进的;可拉回的; enjoy open-air 露天的 experience on warmer days;

our recently refurbished fitness suite健身房 has all the latest exercise equipment; suite :/swiːt/读音同sweet, (尤指宾馆的)套房  e.g. The singer was interviewed in his hotel suite.宾馆套房。Cn 一套家具I’ve ordered a new three-piece suite for the living-room 起居室.  fitness suite~gym;      running machines; weight-training machines体重训练机; cater [Vi or VT]:提供饮食;承办(宴席)  e.g. I’m catering for twelve on Sunday – the whole family is coming.Who catered your party? children are well catered for.; tuition 指导,学费,  e.g. older children continue to benefit from a wide range of tuition; benefit [VI or VT], 没有被动形式;  trampolining跳蹦床 to yoga.

brochure; personal assessment 个人评估; appreciate about us; take care of them; fill in a questionnaire; health problems; safety rules安全规则; use the equipment [UN]; next exercise session; a personal trainer私人教练; avoid any sports injuries[C or U]: physical harm, a head/back/knee injury; types of membership; look after~take care of sb; lift weights举重;

at the end of sth; draw up a plan起草,草拟, draw-drew-drawn, draw sth up; achieve-believe; review sth;

run through穿过;匆匆看一遍/go through经历,经受;通过; I’ll just quickly run through the types of membership we have available. pay a joining fee 入会费; entitle sb to sth使享有权利;使符合资格;给…命名(或题名); free entry 免费入场; joint membership 联合会员 ; the rates for 价格/率 the membership fees会员费; fee [C]

premier membership高级会员; premier adj. 首要的members贵宾会员/ gold members 金会员;  professional people; work commitments工作承诺; booking preferences n.优先权/特惠 ~ priority n. 优先权; re’ciprocal 互惠的;相应的 arrangements; reciprocal conditions/ relations互惠关系/ causation互为因果.  pass+es 通行证;

robes长袍/睡衣 and hairdryers 吹风机; changing rooms 更衣室; photo cards 照片卡;

L3: student talk with his professor about design competition

design competition竞赛,比赛; my tutor指导教师; my entry for the global design competition; a couple of几个/几次/一对 drawings;  what sort of /kind of sth; come up with; a typical domestic kitchen appliance (家用)电器; domestic kitchen appliance家用厨房电器; adopt采用  an ‘innovative approach; existing technology现有技术; tricky难办的;难对付的; dishwasher-hairdryer; identical; decoration; it does have a function; a novel way; ‘innovation; in place of 代替water and detergent洗涤剂;

pressurisedepressurise 强迫,对…施加压力He was [us]pressurized into signing the agreement.他被迫签署了这项协议 ; a liquid[C or U]a fluid [C or U]; released into the dishwater; waste materials废料+s; holding chamber 室,气压保持器; revert n.v. 恢复,还原/ 回复reply, revert to a gas; oil and grease油脂; thoroughly [‘θʌrəli] adv.彻底地;非常;十分;仔细地; cylinder n. 圆筒; a brilliant idea; a te’rrific idea adj.极好的;绝妙的;了不起的;很大的;

e.g. that sounds tricky. It’s a brilliant/ terrific idea;

detailed drawings读音; so far; professional; ma’terials; lift提高 our profile简历,形象; a grant; application forms; accurate and thorough adj.彻底的,完全的,细致的,周密的; thorough adj. – thoroughly;  It sounds like you’ve thought it all out very thoroughly.

L4: the spirit bear

our series on ecology and conservation 生态与保护 with a look at a particularly endangered濒危的 member of the black bear family. endanger [VT].使处于险境;危及;危害 He would never do anything to endanger the lives of his children. endanger v.- endangered adj. ; One in ten black bears is born with a white coat; legends of these communities;  regard [VT]考虑,思考;将…认为;看待; snowy fur; snowy adj.;

interesting [‘ɪntərestɪŋ]/[‘ɪntrəstɪŋ]; old-growth rainforest/ trees; old-growth成熟原始森林; relies on the huge centuries-old trees/ centuries-old rules adj.历史悠久的; prevent erosion of the soil along the banks 岸of the many fish streams溪/河流.  Keeping banks intact adj.…; food source食物来源; the bear’s feeding habits nurture the forest;  discard 丢弃 the skin and bones in great amounts. vital ‘nutrients 养分; lush vegetation 草木,植物,lush adj.多汁的;味美的;青葱的;草木茂盛的 ; sustain支撑,支持 thousands of other types of life forms; ‘insects;

off the coast; estimate [VT ]估计;估算;估价,  It was difficult to estimate how many trees had been destroyed. ; preserve the delicate balance of their forest environment; delicate adj. 易碎的,精致的,微妙的,脆弱的ecosystem;

strip the land v. 剥夺,去除/ 脱衣服; strip-stripped; fracture the area; fracture: [VI or VT],  骨折/ (使)(组织或社团)分裂,(使)解体; hibernation sites 冬眠; fragile 易碎的;易损的, fragile ~ delicate ; disappointingly low; disappointingly adv.令人沮丧地; reproduction among these bears; reproduction v. 繁殖/复制;

adopt a new logging method; adopt — adapt; sufficient; population; maintain; be more emphasis on expansion; emphasis n, — emphasize v.;  justified adj. 有正当理由的/ 事出有因的;合乎情理的 I accept that the criticism is completely justified; territory 领土;领域;领地;活动范围He was shot down in enemy territory.;

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