高级英语听说（1） Interactions Listening/Speaking Chapter 2 Experiencing Nature “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” 在大自然中每走一步，你都会有新的发现。 — John Muir American naturalist (1838-1914) • 美国早期的环保运动领袖 • 因为他的申请，美国才有 了国家公园法案，因此他 被称为‘Father of the National Parks’ （国家 公园之父） • 主张人与自然应该和谐相 处，人们在追求物质享受 的同时应该看到自然界的 价值，应该善待大自然 Part 1 Vacation Plans Peter: “It’s raining cats and dogs again!” It is raining very heavily. Part 1 Vacation Plans Peter: “I hate this weather. When does winter break start?” Jack: “Winter break? It’s only October.” Peter: “I know, but I’m sick of studying…” winter break 寒假 be sick of… 对……厌倦 相当于 be bored with be fed up with Part 1 Vacation Plans Peter: “…I want to go someplace warm and lie on the beach for a week. Someplace where it’s sunny and dry. Florida or Hawaii, Maybe?” Jack: “Yeah. Where we can go swimming and snorkeling and get a great tan…” sunny and dry 阳光明媚、干燥舒适 get a great tan 把皮肤晒成古铜色 Part 1 Vacation Plans snorkeling (用呼吸管的)潜泳 Part 1 Vacation Plans Jack: “…Now that’s my idea of a perfect vacation.” Ming: “Not mine.” perfect vacation 完美假期 Not mine = That’s not my idea of a perfect vacation. Part 1 Vacation Plans Ming: “… I just prefer the mountains, especially in winter. I love snowboarding…” snowboard 单板滑雪 Part 1 Vacation Plans Ming: “ … Do you guys want to come?” Jack: “ No, thanks. I went there last year. It was freezing the whole time. Anyway. I don’t know how to ski very well. I fell about a hundred times.” freezing 冻人的，冷冰冰的 ski 滑雪 fell (fall) 摔倒 Part 1 Vacation Plans Peter: “I’m like Jack. I don’t want to go anyplace where it’s below 70 degrees.” 我和Jack一样，我不想去任何温度低于70 度（≈ 摄氏21°C）的地方。 Part 1 Vacation Plans Celsius 摄氏温标 Celsius Anders 瑞典天文学家，首创摄氏温标 Fahrenheit 华氏温标 换算公式：C=5/9*(F-32) Water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Part 1 Vacation Plans Jack: “What’s the weather forecast for tomorrow?” Ming: “The same as today. Cloudy, cold, and a 90 percent chance of rain.” weather forecast 天气预报 chance 可能性 Part 2 Story: Camping camping 露营 A man and a woman are checking into a motel. motel 汽车旅馆 motel = motor + hotel Part 2 Story: Camping Manager: “You’re all wet and muddy. What happened to you?” Woman: “You’re not going to believe this! It’s the most incredible thing! It all started when we decided to go hiking this morning.” all 完全地 muddy 沾满泥的 incredible 难以置信的 Part 2 Story: Camping The plot of the film is incredible. 这部电影的情节令人难以置信。 incredible 令人难以置信的 The scenery around the Great Wall is incredible. 长城周边的风光简直太美了。 incredible 惊人的，了不起的 Part 2 Story: Camping Woman: “… It all started when we decided to go hiking this morning.” Man: “The weather was sunny and clear when we got up. So we put on shorts and T-shirts and went hiking.” go hiking 徒步旅行 shorts 宽松运动短裤 Part 2 Story: Camping Woman: “So we hiked back to our tent as fast as we could. We couldn’t wait to change into dry clothes.” Man: “…And then we saw the craziest thing…” tent 帐篷 couldn’t wait to 等不及…… crazy 荒唐可笑的 Part 2 Story: Camping You're crazy to go out in this stormy weather. 这种暴风雨的天气外出,你疯了吧。 The boy is crazy about computer games. 那个男孩痴迷于电脑游戏。 Part 2 Story: Camping brown bears 棕熊 Man: “Well, one bear had my T-shirt around his neck. And the other one had Mary’s pants over his head…” Part 2 Story: Camping Woman: “I know it sounds funny, but we were so scared!...” scared 害怕的 I’m scared of snakes. Are you scared to fly in a plane? Part 3 Strategies Conversation 1 A: Nice weather we’re having. B: Yes. Isn’t a nice surprise? At this time, it’s usually much cooler and raining already. A句是倒装句，正常语序是 We’re having nice weather today. Nice sweater you’re wearing! Beautiful day we’re having! Part 3 Strategies Conversation 1 A: Well, this weather will probably end soon; all the leaves on the trees are brown, and the nights are getting cold.” 树叶都已经变黄， 夜间的温度也开始降低了。 Part 3 Strategies Conversation 2 A: Take your coat; it’s freezing outside. B: Nah, I’m only going to the corner store. I’ll be back in five minutes. A: I’m telling you, it’s in the low 30s out there. Do you want to get sick? Part 3 Strategies freezing --- the temperature maybe below 0ºC It's very cold today; the temperature has dropped to freezing point. 今天很冷,温度都降到冰点了。 It’s so cold outside. My feet are freezing. 外面太冷了，我的脚都冻僵了。 Part 3 Strategies Conversation 3 A: How do you like all this rain? B: It’s good for the trees and flowers. all this 这么样的，过份的 How could sleep with all this mess? 这么乱，你怎么睡觉啊？ What are you going to do with all this money? 这么多钱你打算怎么处置啊？ Part 3 Strategies Conversation 4 A: Is it hot enough for you? B: … I don’t mind the heat so much. It’s the humidity that bothers me… humidity 湿气，湿度 humid 潮湿的 Part 3 Strategies Conversation 5 A: Ah, this is life. No traffic, no worries. Just lie here and enjoy doing nothing. 没有交通堵塞，没有烦恼忧愁。 Part 3 Strategies B: Honey, your back is turning red. If you’re not careful, you’re going to get sunburned. A: Could you put some sunscreen on my back? sunburn 晒伤，晒红 sunburned 晒伤的 sunscreen 防晒霜 Part 4 Real-World Tasks 练习摄氏与华氏温标的温度换算： C=5/9*(F-32) Conversation 2 A:I’m going to take a swim. Want to come? B: Is the pool heated? heat 加热 Part 4 Real-World Tasks Conversation 3 A: How was your skiing today? B: Great!... We had perfect snow conditions. snow conditions 雪况 Part 4 Real-World Tasks Conversation 7 B: … I can’t find my gloves. A: Here. Use mine. I have an extra pair. extra 额外的 我还多一副手套，你可以用我的。 Part 4 Real-World Tasks Conversation 8 A: Did you check the weather forecast? B: … A: … I gues we can forget about skiing. forget about doing sth means don’t do something, you can’t do that. Part 4 Real-World Tasks Listening to a Weather Forecast The high today was 61 degrees; overnight lows will be in the mid 50s. high 高气温 low 低气温 Part 4 Real-World Tasks Temperatures will drop Saturday night to a chilly low of 45 degrees. chilly 冷飕飕的，寒风刺骨 Revision Part 1 It’s raining cats and dogs again! be sick of… 对……厌倦 snorkeling (用呼吸管的)潜泳 get a great tan 把皮肤晒成古铜色 snowboarding 单板滑雪 Celsius 摄氏温标 Fahrenheit 华氏温标 Revision Part 2 camping 野营 motel 汽车旅馆 incredible 难以置信的 hiking 徒步旅行 couldn’t wait to do sth 迫不及待想做某事 crazy 荒唐可笑的 scared 害怕的 Revision Part 3 humidity sunburned sun screen 湿气，湿度 晒伤的 防晒霜 Revision Part 4 high 高气温 low 低气温 chilly 冷飕飕的 Thank you for watching.