地道美语听力播客:从事无偿工作
日期:2014-07-14 17:24

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Claire:Welcome to the firm. Are you getting the hang of things here?
克莱尔:欢迎你加入我们公司FaE=&HR0qd9;H。你现在已经掌握这份工作的窍门了吗?
Jack:I am. I worked in another firm for two years before coming here, so I have some experience under my belt.
杰克:是的xn97fdFQkL6。来这里之前我曾在另一家公司摸爬滚打过2年,所以我有一些经验+SC@*yG=zyMNC9oO|J*
But let me ask you one thing:Is the firm serious about wanting each person to do five hours of pro bono work each month?
但我要问你个事:咱们公司真的是要求每人每个月从事5小时的无偿工作吗?
Claire:It is. This firm takes community service very seriously.
克莱尔:是这样的I7);^R*h*w8M_m。我们公司非常重视社区服务*ogHGZK*ZAFzxr
Everyone does pro bono work and everybody is expected to hit the target of 60 hours each year.
每个人都必须从事无偿工作,而且要完成每年60小时的目标zFE[rRAfbN1EnYV.Gtj5
Jack:This is so different from my previous firm.
杰克:这和我以前的公司很不一样YdHu]66W*Ly4tH7M0

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There, everything was about billable hours.
在那里,一切都是计费工时fu06c6mY~beov
Nobody cared about anything but how many hours we could rack up with each client.
我们只关心拿下每位客户的时间,其他根本不管VG1rXEL4DjJ*~N7OP&Q+
Claire:Billable hours are important here, too, but we bill ourselves as the firm with a social conscience.
克莱尔:计费工时在咱们这里也很重要,但我们也有社会良知1S%yO2f,YOv*^hsYI(f
That's what sets us apart from our competitors.
这就是我们有别于其他竞争对手的地方|Qvlrsp~Q.KP
If you fall short of your expected pro bono hours,believe me, you'll hear about it.
如果你达不到预期的公益服务时间,相信我,你会得到惩罚的uZT7@+gEh~(j_vd
Jack:It's refreshing to work for a firm that's not all about the bottom line.
杰克:为这样一家并非只关注底线的新公司卖命很有新鲜感~[0MwSf=sErAnIbXP
Claire:Don't get carried away.
克莱尔:别得意忘形%5K25bU(W9
This firm is still here to make money. It's just not 100% of its focus.
我们开门做生意也是要赚钱的)71dXT9c3SuN)C。只是没有100%投入5z&~&Y]MyJJ
Jack:Maybe just 98%?
杰克:也许只有98% ?
Claire:That's right. And in this industry, that's unheard of.
克莱尔:是这样的JsS[xNmq,iJRVoKeS5K(。在这个行业中是闻所未闻的k]dy&l_=3DYv@l
详细解释

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1.get the hang of掌握做某事的窍门; 理解某事
2.pro bono无偿(专业性)服务的
3.community service社区服务;社会服务
4.get carried away得意忘形

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重点单词
  • socialadj. 社会的,社交的 n. 社交聚会
  • consciencen. 良心,责任心,顾忌
  • communityn. 社区,社会,团体,共同体,公众,[生]群落
  • previousadj. 在 ... 之前,先,前,以前的