2018年6月英语四级(第2套)听力真题 新闻报道(2)
日期:2018-09-14 05:44

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Fast food, it turns out; isn't quite as fast as it used to be.
事实证明,快餐并不如过去那样快了&&wGX[,#jf1D3*G6qwL
A new study finds that McDonald's posted its slowest drive-through times since this survey was first conducted fifteen years ago.
一项新的研究发现,麦当劳发布了自15年前首次进行这项调查以来最慢的“免下车”时间c)qV5bdJQ.r=wo-b7
At McDonald's, customers will spend on average three minutes and nine seconds from the time they place their orders until they receive their food.
麦当劳的顾客从下单到收到食物的平均时间为3分9秒@msU)pSb5_hzR
That's about ten seconds more than the industry average—and a lot slower than a decade ago, according to the study, which was commissioned by QSR, an industry trade publication.
这比行业平均时间多出10秒——由行业刊物《QSR》委托进行的研究表明,这比十年前慢了很多3NI9[|M6b3Z|pS&ym(y]
And McDonald's wasn't alone in slowing down: Other chains also saw their drive-through performance slow down.
麦当劳并不是唯一一家减速的:其他的连锁店“免下车”时间也减短了bI%fj]!03j
Among the reasons for the slower service, today there are more choices on the menu, and the products themselves are more complex and take longer to prepare.
服务变慢的原因有:如今菜单上的选择更多;产品本身更复杂,需要更长时间准备weDNLNtmKt
Speed, of course, is essential to the drive-through experience.
诚然,速度对于“免下车”体验是很重要的[V##G1RTK,
And drive-throughs are hugely important to chains, such as McDonald's, Burger King and Taco Bell.
“免下车”对于像麦当劳、汉堡王以及塔可钟这样的连锁店来说又是重中之重V0s6BUpPok
"Usually the drive-through accounts for sixty to seventy percent of all business that goes through a fast-food restaurant," notes Sam Oches, editor of QSR.
“通常,快餐店的免下车业务占快餐店所有业务的60%到70%,”《QSR》的编辑萨姆·奥什说道KALsR_2JmTT1V
Of course, consumers also want their orders prepared correctly and on that score, Oches says, "accuracy is still really high."
当然,顾客也希望订单准备正确,在这一点上,奥什说,“准确度仍然很高5~Et7-0L%X。”

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Questions 3 to 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
请根据你刚刚听到的新闻报道回答问题3和问题4fHq^pESy~kW)

Question 3.What is the news report mainly about?
问题3: 这则报道的主要内容是什么?
Question 4.What has slowed down McDonald's drive-through service?
问题4: 是什么降低了麦当劳的“免下车”服务速度?

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