地道美语听力播客:学习一门技术
日期:2016-04-22 09:32

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Jeannine:What are you going to do now that you've graduated from high school?
珍妮:你已经高中毕业了,有什么打算呢?
Orlando:I'm going to trade school.
奥兰多:我要去上专业技术学校^y0ZOq[|DbLv6]Sxk
My father was a stone and brick mason and my brother is a mechanic, but I think I'm going to try something different.
我父亲是个石砖匠,我哥哥是技工,但我想我要尝试一下截然不同的东西Rf.PpTsPS7cW(
Jeannine:Like what?
珍妮:比如什么?

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Orlando:Maybe I'll study to become an electrician or plumber.
奥兰多:也许我会学习成为一名电工或水管工Y#en5n3;N|
Those are skills that are always in demand.
这些技能总有用武之地T^P~c#s&Wv[5AGp9
Jeannine:Don't they have long apprenticeships?
珍妮:他们没有长期学徒吗?
Orlando:Yes, but it's better than training to be a machinist or technician.
奥兰多:的确有,但接受训练成为一名机械师或技术员更好NAZe5;^8P|K
It's easier to open your own shop as an electrician or plumber.
而作为电工或水管工很容易就能开自己的店YMV3u|fS)E+e
Jeannine:With your skills, you can always get a job as a carpenter.
珍妮:有这些技能傍身,你就不愁木匠活了0G6;MvN=04
Orlando:I think carpentry is a dying art.
奥兰多:我认为木工技艺是一种濒临失传的艺术|Rg;ecoIO4e[X9
Most people don't get furniture or other things custom-made anymore.
大多数人已经不再希望得到定制的家具或其他东西D3jK*Aho8s%%*pG
Jeannine:You know, you could always take a completely different path, learning a completely different skilled trade.
珍妮:你知道,你总是可以采取一种截然不同的方式,学习一门完全不同的技艺ExgDR!*Kf!|qIdA#
Orlando:Like what?
奥兰多:比如?
Jeannine:You could become a medical or dental technician or even get a cosmetology degree.
珍妮:你可以成为一名医疗或牙科技师甚至获得美容学位Q!C)niCA5-VdcPYQ
Orlando:Are you serious?!
奥兰多:你是认真的吗? !
Would you want these hands cutting your hair?
你想让这些手剪你的头发?

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重点讲解

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1.dying art 垂死的艺术

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例句:In this electronic age, letter-writing may be a dying art.
在这个电子时代中,写信可能是一门即将失传的艺术O)Z%dk@HQEi

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2.graduate from 毕业

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例句:I will have learned English for10 years by the time I graduate from university nextyear.
等我明年大学毕业时,我就学了10年英语了HWs&-ttMsUEq

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3.like what 像什么;比方说

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例句:You are like what I imagined.
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4.long apprenticeship 长期学徒

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例句:Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands,draws to a close.
我们依赖于人的,漫长的向他国求教的学徒时期,便将近尾声8)6wIGi,nT

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重点单词
  • masonn. 泥瓦匠 Mason: 共济会会员
  • mechanicadj. 手工的 n. 技工,机修工
  • plumbern. 水管工人
  • dependencen. 依赖,信赖,上瘾
  • carpentern. 木匠 v. 做木工活