VOA慢速英语(翻译+字幕+讲解):日本游客模拟飞机内"虚拟度假"
日期:2020-08-14 17:32

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Japanese Travelers Try Virtual Vacations
Japanese businessman Katsuo Inoue chose Italy for his summer vacation this year. He enjoyed the views of Florence and Rome - without ever leaving Tokyo.
Inoue and his wife "flew" to Italy on First Airlines, a company known for entertainment, not transportation. The Tokyo-based company entered the growing virtual reality market, as people face travel restrictions because of COVID-19.
"I often go overseas on business, but I haven't been to Italy," Inoue told the Reuters news agency. "My impression was rather good because I got a sense of actually seeing things there."
The "passengers" on First Airlines sit in the first- or business-class areas of a fake airplane. They are even shown a safety demonstration and given a life vest and oxygen mask. Workers serve meals and drinks as large screens show passing clouds and other views outside the airplane.
The "travelers" then receive virtual reality eye wear that provides immersive tours of places like Paris, New York, Hawaii and Rome and other Italian cities.
Japan has recorded over 50,000 coronavirus infections and just over 1,000 deaths. Those numbers come from the Japanese public broadcaster NHK. A second wave of infections starting in July has stopped most travel in and out the country.
The country's biggest airline, ANA Holdings, said the numbers of passengers flying to foreign countries fell by 96 percent in June. And the International Air Transport Association (IATA) predicted last month that it would take until the year 2024 for international travel to recover.
But First Airlines says business has increased by 50 percent since the start of the coronavirus restrictions.
Its president, Hiroaki Abe, said, "We get some customers who normally travel to Hawaii every year and they can experience some of that here."
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重点解析

1.experience 经验

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Moving had become a common experience for me.
搬家对我而言已经成了常事r6rDvsHu*XW

2.normally 正常地

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Social progress is normally a matter of struggles and conflicts
社会进步通常是斗争和冲突的结果t0);0~TPJ+w[+E(=

3.restriction 限制

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There is no restriction on article length.
文章的字数不加限制b7*gyrM~);NMTi=

4.immersive 拟真的

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It's a six-day immersive experience for the kids.
这六天对儿童来说是一个身临其境的体验8+_*NHwG-nzybv=mC@

5."I often go overseas on business, but I haven't been to Italy," Inoue told the Reuters news agency.

go overseas 出国

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They look for high-risk, high-return strategies when they go overseas.
当中国人投资于海外时,他们会寻求高风险、高收益的策略[a6R.3lLWDHEKAx
To go overseas on your own is very brave.
靠自身的努力到国外去是非常勇敢的4-%K)81njviF*2

6."My impression was rather good because I got a sense of actually seeing things there."

a sense of ...的感觉

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The passing of time brought a sense of emptiness
时间的流逝带来了一丝空虚感Yb5va8RW%akpVVW0ZR+p
I attack politicians with the one weapon they don't have, a sense of humor.
我运用一种政客不具备的武器攻击他们,那就是幽默感2p%kV4~I5Zng%Tr

参考译文

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日本游客模拟飞机内“虚拟度假”
今年暑期,日本商人井上胜夫(Katsuo Inoue)选择到意大利“观光”q4WBn2c,YlXvf4]hsWB。他在不离开东京的情况下,尽情享受着佛罗伦萨和罗马的景色ZhM#;[.!Jq
井上与妻子搭乘娱乐公司东京第一航空(First Airlines)“飞往”意大利[uxrSzDRdZvI=yAc!。这家总部位于东京的公司进军日益繁荣的虚拟现实市场,因为人们正面临着新冠疫情导致的旅行限制N^_^yV#oVL(
井上告诉路透社记者:“我经常出国出差,但从没去过意大利lYxS678JXl。”“我这次的体验相当好,因为有一种实实在在看到美景的感觉9#kHkxox10p&I。”

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日本游客模拟飞机内“虚拟度假”.jpg
东京第一航空的“乘客”坐在模拟飞机的头等舱或商务舱Q*XhV~Dzeb。他们甚至还进行了一场安全演示,并分到了救生衣和氧气面罩kj6;Eu7oPNJ3_;4。工作人员在提供食物和饮料的同时,大屏幕上显示着舱外的云层和其他景色m[KoGx3X0@
然后,这些“旅行者”会佩戴虚拟现实眼镜,身临其境地游览巴黎、纽约、夏威夷、罗马和其他意大利城市I;s5hM0f8Emw
日本报告的新冠病毒感染人数超过5万人,死亡人数刚刚超过1000人)=b@_e%f5vE。这些数据来自日本公共广播公司NHK@Go]pFAm*FEzOTH0。从7月份开始的第二波疫情已经阻止了大多数人进出境+i^(uN!Jy;O#BfM,EEn.
日本最大的航空公司全日空控股(ANA)表示,6月份飞往国外的乘客数量减少了96%K&A5m6Y#fUXxFL@0trIq。国际航空运输协会(IATA)上个月预测,国际旅行要到2024年才能恢复s!b=~Pz4OvNB&SY]wI78
但是娱乐公司第一航空公司表示,自从疫情限制措施开始实施以来,公司的业务增长了50%EN*mXhOlHKNp
该公司的总裁Hiroaki Abe表示,“我们有一批每年都前往夏威夷的常客,他们可以来这里体验一下置身夏威夷的感觉I6r,0|tXyfvd8@Ve[。”
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