2018年12月英语四级(第2套)听力真题 长对话(1)
日期:2019-05-08 19:00

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Morning, Miss Semenov. Welcome to our studio.
塞门诺夫小姐,早上好tr|)hjM|;+N#m。欢迎来到我们的演播室F9(+mLimSTl#p)^R;XLD
Thanks. My pleasure.
谢谢*5)QEm,iC,O.d。我的荣幸L(M~An7pVdFZA@ZMw
OK then. Let me start by asking you how old your company is.
那么,好吧mXK[yOwxHkCwin(k6g9+。我先问一下你们公司有多少年的历史了.~r)p&u(k!
My grandparents started the company in 1955.
我的祖父母在1955年创办了这家公司|,oR,C|1X9UuM--j_4+!
Why did they decide to open a furniture plant in Bucharest?
他们为什么决定在布加勒斯特开家具厂?
At that time there was a construction boom.
那时候有一股建设热潮^W^n@i!dyj(
There was a great need for furniture and my grandparents saw a business opportunity.
当时对家具的需求很大,我的祖父母看到了商机ay49sxa-8[ri5*[fu.(M
Their aim was to provide quality yet affordable wooden furniture.
他们的目标是提供质优价廉的木制家具j(k,x#A3nnl;Z
And this goal has never changed.
这个目标从未改变r#rdjm5GW6KI0~%|r6[1
Do you still only work with wood?
你还只和木头打交道吗?
That’s right. It’s what we know and what we do best.
这是正确的kO6c2sko(B6_xm。这是我们知道的,也是我们做得最好的&nP]rA.%7qlQ_Pd6CD
If we started trying different materials, our quality would probably suffer.
如果我们开始尝试不同的材料,我们的质量可能会下降|tsZ1FVc&W~R.8l
And all the wood is local?
所有的木材都是本地的吗?
Correct. A hundred percent of our raw material comes from Romania.
正确的m.T[PNXQjFPybD。我们的原材料百分之百来自罗马尼亚;Q^3Y9C]&E
Could you please outline how the company has grown over time?
你能概括一下公司是如何发展的吗?
What have been the main challenges and opportunities that you have faced?
你所面临的主要挑战和机遇是什么?
Well, back in the 50s and 60s, Romania was a lot poorer than it is today. My grandfather and father did not have much capital, and our customers didn’t have much money either. So that limited growth. The big change was in 2007 when Romania joined the European Union. Suddenly, our market exploded in size and we could now sell our products all across the continent. There was also more financial investment. And, as a result, we went from having 20 employees to 200.
嗯,在五六十年代,罗马尼亚比现在穷得多F%.J)Vfnm-cva。我的祖父和父亲没有多少资金,我们的客户也没有多少钱]2X,PE-L5-0At;v_5。所以那限制了发展q.q[p5,A@Y(mlzF|O2。最大的变化发生在2007年,罗马尼亚加入欧盟@Kb=!R_]-Rg。突然,我们的市场规模爆炸了,我们现在可以在整个大陆销售我们的产品b]s~+rJ!r%#Fl。还有更多的金融投资D@F.PY!;)%5Z9。结果,我们的员工从20人增加到了200人yW-_@|+zTgQ
Which countries are your biggest market?
哪些国家是你们最大的市场?
Besides Romania, our biggest market is Germany.
除了罗马尼亚,我们最大的市场是德国H|G0FfYfDP&H2TB
There is strong demand there for our traditional style of furniture.
那里对我们传统风格的家具有很大的需求bI)PU8Xb_mTTnVd~h(h1
Questions 8 to 1l are based on the conversation you have just heard.
请根据你刚刚听到的对话回答问题8至问题117G|vmJ6kZ-A6e
8.Why did Semenov’s grandparents start a furniture plant in Bucharest?
问题8:塞门诺夫的祖父母为什么要在布加勒斯特开办家具厂?
9.What was Semenov’s grandfather trying to do?
问题9:塞门诺夫的祖父想做什么?
10.What does Semenov say about her company’s raw materials?
问题10:塞门诺夫对她公司的原材料有什么看法?
11.Where does Semenov’s company sell their products?
问题11:塞门诺夫公司的产品销往哪里?

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