地道美语听力播客:Riding the Subway
日期:2011-03-22 10:08

(单词翻译:单击)

Misha: I’d like to buy a token for the subway.

Clerk: The subway doesn’t use tokens anymore.

Misha: Oh? I didn’t know that. It’s been a few years since I visited New York. How do I pay for the fare?

Clerk: You can buy a ticket for a single ride that expires two hours after it’s issued. If you’re going to be here all week, I’d suggest getting a 7-day card that gives you unlimited rides. Otherwise, I’d recommend getting a MetroCard.

Misha: I’m only here for two days. How much is each ride?

Clerk: It’s $2.00. If you buy a MetroCard worth more than $10.00, you get a 20% discount. So with a $10 card, you get six rides instead of five. The card allows you to transfer to buses, too.

Misha: Okay. I’ll take a MetroCard worth $10.00. How is the money deducted from my card?

Clerk: The turnstile automatically deducts the fare each time you go through it. Here’s your card.

Misha: Thanks, but I’m not sure which line to take to Queens.

Clerk: Here’s a subway map. Follow the signs to the platform of the train you want.

Misha: Okay, thanks.

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重点单词
  • recommendvt. 建议,推荐,劝告 vt. 使成为可取,使受欢迎
  • unlimitedadj. 无限的,不受控制的,无条件的
  • discountn. 折扣,贴现率 vt. 打折扣,贴现,不重视,不全信
  • platformn. 平台,站台,月台,讲台,(政党的)政纲
  • faren. 路费,食物 vi. 过活,进展,进食 vi.
  • automaticallyadv. 自动地,机械地
  • transfern. 迁移,移动,换车 v. 转移,调转,调任