地道美语听力播客:Types of Hotels and Accommodations
日期:2011-07-27 10:50

(单词翻译:单击)

Jamal: Have you found a place for us to stay in Chicago?

Erin: I’m still exploring the options. Instead of a run-of-the-mill chain hotel, I thought we could do something different.

Jamal: How different?

Erin: I thought we might stay in a cabin near the lake.

Jamal: A cabin? That sounds a little too rustic for me. My days of roughing it in hostels or fleabag motels are over. A cabin sounds like it would be in the same league.

Erin: Oh, I don’t know. There are some very nice cabins, and even if they’re less than luxurious, I don’t mind staying in a modest place. We can’t afford an expensive boutique hotel, you know.

Jamal: I know that, but there are a lot of other options. We could stay in a bed and breakfast or a vacation rental. Remember the bed and breakfast we stayed in in Montreal?

Erin: Yeah, that was nice. Okay, you win. I was trying to appeal to your adventurous spirit.

Jamal: My adventurous spirit is still here. It just needs the right inducement.

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重点单词
  • inducementn. 诱因,动机
  • luxuriousadj. 奢侈的,豪华的
  • adventurousadj. 爱冒险的,大胆的,惊险的
  • modestadj. 谦虚的,适度的,端庄的
  • appealn. 恳求,上诉,吸引力 n. 诉诸裁决 v. 求助,诉