2017年12月英语四级(第2套)听力真题 短文(3)
日期:2018-06-16 17:59

(单词翻译:单击)

Where do you think you will be in ten years?
你认为自己10年后会在哪里呢?
It is difficult to know exactly where you will be and where you will be doing.
很难准确地知道未来你会在哪里、在做什么。
But everyone dreamed about the future.
但每个人都憧憬着未来。
You might imagine the job you will get, when you finish school.
你可能会设想自己毕业后从事的工作。
You may daydream about meeting your life partner or living in a big house by the sea.
你可能会梦想着遇见人生伴侣,或是居住在海边的大房子里。
In my dreams, I would have twins, a boy and a girl.
在我的梦里,我将会有一对双胞胎,一个男孩、一个女孩。
We would live in a large two-story house with floors and staircases made of wood.
我们将居住在铺有木质地板和楼梯的两层大房子里。
Now at the age of 46, I look back on those dreams and smile.
现在我46岁了,回看这些梦想,感觉很好笑。
Things haven't turned out exactly as I imagined, but I would not change what I have now for that imaginary world.
事情的发展并没有与我想象的完全一样,但是我不会用现有的世界去换取那个设想的世界。
In college, I studied international business and planned to enter a law school.
在大学里,我学习了国际贸易,并且计划进入法学院。
In my third year of university, I realized that I didn't want to become a lawyer.
在大学三年级的时候,我意识到自己并不想成为一名律师。
Instead, I chose to become language teacher.
相反,我选择成为了一位语言教师。
I did get married, but had more than two children. We have five.
我确实结婚了,但育有不止两个孩子。而是五个孩子。
Do I live in the dream house with wood floors?
我住在梦想中的铺有木地板的房子里了吗?
No, I don't, but I love my home and I wouldn't want to live in any other place.
不,我没有,但是我喜欢自己的房子,不愿意住到其他地方了。
I believe it, as a young person, it's important to dream and make plans.
我相信,对于一个年轻人,拥有梦想和制定计划是很重要的事情。
However, it's also important to realize that not all of your plans turned out exactly as you wish.
然而,意识到不是所有的计划都会如你所愿,这一点也很重要。
One of the biggest lessons I've learned in life is this: "Be happy with what you have."
我在生活中学到的最重要的一课是:“为所拥有的感到快乐。”

Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
请根据你刚刚听到的文章回答问题22至问题25。
Question 22: What does the speaker think everyone tends to do?
问题22:说话者认为每个人都倾向于做什么事?
Question 23: What does the speaker say he would refuse to do?
问题23:说话者说他将拒绝做什么?
Question 24: What does the speaker major in during the first two years of college?
问题24:在大学的前两年,说话者主修的专业是什么?
Question 25: What is one of the biggest lessons the speaker has learned in life?
问题25:说话者在生活中学到的最重要的一课是什么?

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