Part 2

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高级英语听说(1)
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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
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