December 31,2016

我搬家了!很開心可以和大家一起學習!請您們繼續支持我!


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我搬家了!點擊第最新文章即可連結新網站!謝謝大家!

  • 這個部落格會堅持到2016/12/31,
  • 我搬家到痞客邦嘍!大家一定覺得很奇怪,為什麼要換地方呢?有三個原因:
  • 1.因為跨年即將來臨,希望有新的版面,讓大家和我都有繼續學習的動力!
  • 2.雖然喜歡目前的版面也熟悉,但編輯的功能相對有限,想要有新的嘗試!
  • 3.想實驗也好奇經營部落格可以賺錢的想法,但這只有人氣部落客才行吧!
  • 請大家繼續支持我,但剛開始一定會有點不習慣,請大家包容和指教喔! 
  • 嘗試無罪,勇氣可貴!

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20161231-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • musical(Adj.)音樂的,以前曾經學過musical(N.)音樂劇或歌舞劇
  • William plays lots of musical instruments.
  • William會彈奏許多種樂器
  • Bruno Mars' musical talent already showed when he was little.
  • Bruno Mars的音樂天份早在他還很小的時候就展現
  • musical(Adj.)有音樂天賦的
  • I'm not as musical as my sister.
  • 我不像我姐姐這麼有音樂天賦
  • inspiration(N.)靈感
  • The writer got his inspiration for his sci-fi novel from a thesis on AI.
  • 這位作家從一份討論人工智慧的論文中得到他的科幻小說靈感
  • inspiration(N.)激勵或啟發者,或給予激勵的人
  • Professor Frazier has been an inspiration to many students.
  • Frazier教授一直是許多學生的啟發者
  • inspiration(N.)好主意
  • I've got an inspiration! Why don't we grow our own vegetables?
  • 我有一個好主意,為什麼我們自己不種蔬菜呢?
  • respectful(Adj.)尊敬的或有禮貌的,若要說明對誰表示尊敬用of
  • Mandy's kids were well-educated and respectful.
  • Mandy的孩子被教育得很好也很有禮貌
  • These students need to learn how to be respectful of their teachers.
  • 這些學生需要學習尊重他們的老師
  • definitely(Adv.)必定地或確切地
  • She definitely won't recognize me after all these years.
  • 這麼多年了,她一定認不出我是誰了
  • The produt is going to be a great success-definitely!
  • 這個產品一定會大獲成功,一定會的!
  • definite(Adj.)
  • You have to give me a definite answer by tomorrow.
  • 明天之前你一定要給我一個確切的答案
  • to stand someone up,例如:My friends stood me up. 朋友放我鴿子(沒有依約出現)
  • 如果想去餐廳用餐,又怕沒有位置,最好先打電話訂位,而打電話訂位有幾種講法:make a reservation或I like to reserve/book a table.;要注意的是雖然中文是說訂"位",但英文要用"table";另外,訂位時也常用到party這個名詞,"party"不是宴會而是指"一組人/團體",因此,如果有7個人要用餐,就用a party of seven;當然預先打電話有可能訂不到位,或餐廳回答說:We are fully booked. 或We are booked solid.意思是訂滿了,位置訂光了

pinkorange發表於 樂多06:40回應(0)英文學習

December 30,2016

20161230-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • acceptable(Adj.)可接受的
  • The revised contract is more acceptable than the original one.
  • 這個修改過的合約比之前的,讓人比較能夠接受
  • acceptable(Adj.)被認同的
  • It is becoming more acceptable for women to be  political leaders.
  • 女性成為政治領袖這件事情越來越被認同了
  • unacceptable(Adj.)
  • This kind of attitude is unacceptable at school.
  • 這種態度在學校是不能夠被接受的
  • traffic jam(N.)塞車
  • Heavy rain has caused traffic jams all over downtown.
  • 大雨造成市中心多處塞車
  • The ambulance got stuck in a traffic jam, and the patient's life was hanging by a thread.
  • 救護車被卡在塞車的車陣中,病人的狀況命懸一線
  • more than....相當超過,如果你的朋友遲到,你等他等了很久,他出現的時候,你也許會很生氣地說:You are more than late.你遲到得很誇張/很離譜耶!或當你想要強調準備好了,就可以加上more than,例如:I am more than ready.意思是我不只準備好,我還準備得很完善/很徹底;要表達你的感激,除了講I am grateful.也可以用more than加強語氣,例如:I am more than grateful.我十二萬分地感激;more than也可以用來修飾名詞,例如:He is more than human.他超過一般的人,意思就是他有超於凡人的能力
  • cellphone(N.)手機,是cellular phone的縮寫
  • cellular意思是蜂窩狀的組織,因此,cellphone便是藉由這樣的網絡進行通話的手機
  • You can use this app to locate your cellphone.
  • 你可以使用這個應用程式尋找你的手機
  • cellphone又叫做mobile phone
  • thoughtful(Adj.)考慮周詳的或體貼的
  • It's so thoughtful of you to make dinner for us.
  • 你好體貼幫我們做晚餐
  • thoughtful(Adj.)沉思的或認真思考的
  • The girl looked thoughtful on her way home.
  • 這個女孩回家的時候,看起來像在想心事

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December 29,2016

20161229-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • painstakingly(Adv.)費力地,刻苦地或煞費苦心地
  • The teacher painstakingly explained the formula for the uninterested students.
  • 這群老師煞費苦心地跟這群沒有興趣的學生解釋這個公式
  • The patient's broken bones and torn ligaments were painstakingly repaired by the surgeon.
  • 這位病人斷掉的骨頭和韌帶被這位外科醫生費盡苦心地接起來了
  • painstaking(Adj.)
  • a painstaking investigation很仔細地調查
  • stele(N.)石柱和石牌,和stela有同樣的意思
  • In the movie, the temples started to collapse when the stele was removed.
  • 在電影中,當這個石柱被移走的時候,整個廟宇就開始倒塌了
  • The archaeologist finally figured out the inscriptions on the stela.
  • 這個考古學家終於想出來石碑上碑文的意思
  • statue of Pharaoh法老王的雕像
  • compress(V.)壓緊或壓縮
  • The old lady's spine was compressed because of the accident.
  • 這位老太太因為發生了這場意外,脊椎被擠壓到了
  • Compress the dough to make a  firm crust.
  • 壓緊麵團讓它形成一個扎實的餅皮
  • Hugh's schedule was so compressed that he barely had time to eat.
  • Hugh的日程表排到他幾乎沒有時間吃飯
  • erode(V.)腐蝕,侵蝕或風化, -rod咬的意思
  • After several years, the beach will totally eroded by  strong winds.
  • 幾年後這個海灘就會完全被強風給風化了
  • The cliff is eroding quickly because of  wind and rain.
  • 這個懸崖因為風雨的關係快速被侵蝕
  • erosion(N.)
  • Planting trees is a good way to prevent soil erosion.
  • 種樹是預防土壤流失的好方法
  • 你有沒有想過,為什麼世界上有些海洋的名稱採用不同的顏色?例如:位於中國大陸與朝鮮半島的Yellow Sea,為何叫做黃海?因為有大量的泥沙由黃河流入海中,經過風浪的攪動,海的顏色就產生了變化,因此,這塊海洋就稱作黃海;埃及沿岸的Red Sea,之所以叫做紅海,是因為季節性出現的紅色藻類,讓海水變成了紅色;另外還有Black Sea黑海,這個名稱源自古代西亞州的民族,他們習慣用黑色代表北方,因此,位於土耳其北方的這塊海洋就稱為Black Sea(北方的海);位於俄國西方有一片海洋叫White Sea白海,應該不難想像,那就是冰天雪地的顏色
  • In some Asian languages, certain colors were related to certain directions on the compass.紅色代表南方(朱雀),綠色代表東方(青龍),黃色代表中心,白色代表西方(白虎),黑色代表北方(玄武)
  • http://blog.dictionary.com/yellow-sea/

pinkorange發表於 樂多05:40回應(0)英文學習

December 28,2016

20161228-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • thrive(V.)興旺或繁榮
  • Lawrence's app business has been thriving for the past five years.
  • Lawrence的應用軟體事業最近五年都發展得非常好
  • thrive(V.)以挑戰為樂或在困境中表現良好
  • Amelia proved that she could thrive under any circumstances.
  • Amelia證明她在任何情境下都可以有出色的表現
  • extensive(Adj.)廣泛的
  • The music prodigy has had extensive exposure to classical music since birth.
  • 這位音樂神童從出生就接觸大量的古典音樂
  • extensive(Adj.)大面積的
  • Extensive renovation to this old school building would take over a year.
  • 這個舊校舍大面積地翻修會需要超過一年的時間
  • archaeologist(N.)考古學家
  • The mummy was discovered by an archaeologist back in 1886.
  • 這個木乃伊是因為考古學家遠在1886年發現的
  • archaeology(N.)考古學
  • Modern technologies have revolutionized archaeology.
  • 現代科技已經讓考古學有了更新
  • excavate(V.)挖掘或發掘
  • The ruins of the village are being excavated by professional archaeologists.
  • 考古學家正在挖掘這個村莊的遺址
  • Tunnels were excavated so that  workers could work underground.
  • 隧道開挖好,好讓工人在地底下工作
  • 英文差不多有三到四成的詞彙源自法文,因此,法文對英文有深遠的影響,有些源自法文的英文單字,我們可從它的原意就可以看得出端倪,像curfew宵禁,法文的原意是"將火蓋起來",這是因為中世紀curfew是教堂敲鐘,提醒村民上床前要把火熄滅;vinegar醋,這個法文的原意是"酸的酒";porcupine的法文原意跟中文很像,porc=pork,épine針或刺,這個字的意思是豪豬

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December 27,2016

20161227-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • physical(Adj.)身體的或肢體的
  • Regular exercise and a good diet promote one's physical health.
  • 規律的運動及營養的膳食能夠促進一個人的身體健康
  • Physical contact between inmates is strictly prohibited in the prison.
  • 監獄裡嚴禁受刑人肢體接觸
  • physical(Adj.)動手動腳的,大量身體接觸的
  • Basketball games are much more physical and aggressive  than  baseball games.
  • 籃球賽比棒球賽有肢體接觸更多也更激烈
  • infrequent(Adj.)很少發生的或罕見的
  • Dining out is pretty infrequent in this family.
  • 這家人很少出去用餐
  • During Nancy's infrequent visits home, she looked distant and cold.
  • Nancy極少探望家人,來得時候看起來既疏遠又冷漠
  • frequent(Adj.)
  • Dany is a frequent customer of this tailor.
  • Dany是這家裁縫店的常客
  • mysterious(Adj.)神秘的,難以理解的或不可思議的
  • A mysterious man rescued the boy at the end of the episode.
  • 在這一集的結尾,有一個神祕的男子救了這個小男孩
  • A mysterious disease killed many people in the village.
  • 一種很奇怪的疾病讓村裡很多人都喪生了
  • mysterious(Adj.)愛故弄虛玄的
  • Richard is quite mysterious about his new girlfriend.
  • Richard對他的新女朋友真的是保密功夫做得很到家
  • aspect(N.)方面或層面 -spect這個字根有"看"的意思
  • Editing is an important aspect of movie production.
  • 編輯是製作電影中極重要的層面
  • The board needs to understand the financial aspects of this kind of business before going  any further.
  • 董事必須要先了解這種企業的財務方面,才會決定要不要繼續進行
  • outdoor和outdoors只差字尾的s,兩個字有不同的詞性:
  • outdoor戶外的(Adj.),像outdoor activities戶外活動。
  • outdoors有兩種詞性:(1)副詞(Adv.),例如:Kids love to play outdoors.;(2)名詞(N.),如the outdoors就是"戶外",但the great outdoors不僅是指戶外,而是指美好的大自然。一個喜歡great outdoors的人大概無法忍受住在都市。

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December 26,2016

20161226-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • unidentified(Adj.)未知的,不明的或保密的
  • Some unidentified buyers are interested in purchasing this company.
  • 未透露身分的買家有意要購買這家公司
  • The person who committed the crime still remains unidentified.
  • enlighten(V.)啟蒙,啟迪或開導
  • The singer was greatly enlightened by Mick Jagger when he was young.
  • 這位歌手年輕的時候深受Mick Jagger的啟蒙
  • The writer hopes his book can enlighten people about the importance of preserving nature.
  • 這位作者希望他的書能夠啟發人們了解保護大自然的重要性
  • 如果想要表達一件事的兩方面,我們可以使用on the one hand....on the other hand.....,表示一方面.....另一方面.....;要注意on the one hand不能單獨使用,必須要出現on the other hand,但如果上下文能夠很清楚地表達兩方面,那我們就可以省略前面的on the one hand;on the other hand通常是對同一件事從不同的角度來看,或對先前的說明再加入一個不同的事實,所以,one the other hand是有轉折的意味,與其翻成"另一方面",更準確地翻譯成"但是,另一方面"或"然而,另一方面"
  • landmark(N.)地標或標的性建築
  • The Grand Hotel is one of the  Taipei's landmarks.
  • 圓山飯店是臺北地標之一
  • We visited one of London's landmarks-Big Ben.
  • 我們去參觀了倫敦的地標之一大笨鐘
  • landmark(N.)里程碑或轉捩點
  • Having a child is one of the big landmarks in Vivian's life.
  • 有了孩子是Vivian人生中的重大里程碑之一
  • boundary(N.)界線或範圍
  • The Rhine River forms the boundary between Germany and Switzerland.
  • 萊茵河形成德國和瑞士的分界
  • boundary(N.)抽象的界線
  • Children need to learn how to respect other people's boundaries.
  • 小孩需要學習尊重別人的界線

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December 24,2016

20161224-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • constitue(V.)被視為或可以算做
  • The recent slump in sales constitues a setback for the company.
  • 最近的銷售大幅下滑被視為公司的挫敗
  • This new finding constitues a breakthrough in medicine.
  • 這個新發現被視為醫學上的突破
  • constitue(V.)構成或組成
  • Women only constitues 20% of  the school board.
  • 女性在這個校董事會僅占了百分之20
  • homemade(Adj.)家裡自製的
  • Sally's homemade bread is not only healthy but also tasty.
  • Sally自己做的麵包不僅健康而且很美味
  • Mom's homemade cookies are my comfort food.
  • 媽媽自己做的餅乾是讓我吃了心情會變好的食物
  • Several homemade bombs were found at the blast scene.
  • 爆炸現場找到幾枚自製的炸彈
  • 聖誕節是Christmas(Christ基督的意思),但有時候我們會看到Xmas這個字用來表示聖誕節,用X表示原本的Christ是不是就表示基督被demote降格了呢?其實沒有,Xmas的X是擷取希臘文的Christos基督,而Christos第一個希臘字母的/kai/就跟X長得一模一樣,在歷史上X也常常被拿來代表Christ,所以,Christmas=Xmas是同樣的意思;要注意的是許多人認為X是縮寫,還刻意在X後面打上一撇,其實那是不必要的
  • imaginable(Adj.)可想像的或想像得到的
  • This shop has ice cream in every imaginable flavor.
  • 這家店有各種你想像得到的冰淇淋口味
  • imaginable常常和most/worst/best之類的最高級形容詞一起使用
  • The people in the refugee camp live in the worst conditions imaginable.
  • 那些住在難民營的人,生活在你可以想像得到的最糟糕的環境中
  • imitate(V.)模仿或仿效
  • The little girl wore high wheel, imitating how her mom walks.
  • 這個小女孩穿著高跟鞋模仿著媽媽走路的樣子
  • imitation(N.)
  • Paul learned how to dance by imitation.
  • Paul透過模仿學會跳舞
  • Christmas comes but once a year.(成語)常被用來當藉口,表示因為是一年一次的聖誕節,機會難得而成為吃吃喝喝的藉口


pinkorange發表於 樂多07:23回應(0)英文學習

December 23,2016

20161223-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • fond(Adj.)愉快的或愉悅的
  • I have fond childhood memories of spending long summer vocations down island.
  • 我對於小時候在南部度過長長的暑假有美好的回憶
  • fond(Adj.)喜愛的或喜歡的 若要說明喜歡什麼用of
  • Samuel is fond of blue cheese.
  • Samuel很喜歡吃藍帶起司
  • under one's nose在某人的鼻子下面,意思是公然在某人面前卻沒有被發現
  • This employee stole the company's money right out from under the boss' nose.
  • 這個人公然在老闆面前偷走公司的錢
  • The boy cheated right under his teacher's nose.
  • 這個男孩在老師面前公然作弊
  • gift-giving送禮是一種藝術,要appropriate合宜,它不宜太貴也不能太便宜,送禮的時間和地點也很重要,沒有拿捏好,你的禮會被誤以為是bribe賄賂;在商場一份好的禮物有助於建立關係,讓顧客對你留下好印象,甚至可以seal the deal敲定交易;有人說一枝不錯的筆是很好的禮物,因為它很好攜帶且每個人都用得上,當初說這句話的人是一家原子筆公司的老闆
  • wrap(V.)包裝或包裹,wrapped/wrapping
  • Nathan wrapped his wife's birthday present in beautiful cotten paper.
  • Nathan用漂亮的棉紙包裝給太太的生日禮物
  • wrap(V.)包覆起來
  • The woman wrapped her baby in a thick blanket.
  • 這位婦人用厚毯子把她的小孩包覆起來
  • exchange(V.)交換或兌換 換成什麼的話用for
  • You can exchange your merchandise within seven days.
  • 七天內你可以換貨
  • I want to exchange this sweater for a hoodie.
  • 我要把這件毛衣換成連帽衫

pinkorange發表於 樂多06:48回應(0)英文學習

December 22,2016

20161222-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • specialize(V.)專攻或專精 若要說明專精於哪一個領域用in
  • The doctor specializes in treating lupus.
  • 這位醫生專精於治療紅斑性狼瘡
  • The lawyer specializes in international law.
  • 這位律師專精於國際法規
  • audition(V.)試鏡或試唱 若要說明試鏡哪一個角色的話用for
  • Steve auditioned for a role in an action movie.
  • Steve參加了一個動作片角色的試鏡
  • audition(N.)
  • Jill went to over 100 auditions before she got a role.
  • Jill在得到角色之前至少參加了100次的試鏡
  • abundance(N.)大量,充足或豐富,集合名詞
  • an abundance of something有很豐富的某一種事物
  • The country has an abudance of natural resources.
  • 這個國家擁有豐富的天然資源
  • be in abundance來表達某種事物很豐富或充足
  • Food and drink were in abundance on the cruise ship.
  • 這艘郵輪上的食物和飲料很充足
  • setback(N.)挫折或障礙
  • There has been a slight setback in the patient's recovery.
  • 這位病人的復原遭遇到一點阻礙
  • The temporary setback won't stop us from achieving our goal.
  • 這個暫時的挫折不會妨礙我們達成我們的目標
  • 在以往actor侷限於男性的演員,女演員是actress,但是在兩性平等的21世紀,越來越多人將女演員稱為actor,就像以往的空中小姐stewardess,後來被性別中立的flight attendant空服員給取代;有別於stewardess,actress仍是被廣泛地使用,尤其在一些表演獎項,像是奧斯卡金像獎的最佳女主角(ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE)和女配角獎(ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE)都還是用actress,何況有不少的女性演員也主張使用actress,因為他們就是要刻意地強調他們和男性的不同

pinkorange發表於 樂多09:20回應(0)英文學習

December 21,2016

20161221-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • adversity(N.)逆境,不幸或惡運
  • Chloe's determination got her through many adversities.
  • Chloe的意志力幫助她度了許多難關
  • Jacob always stays strong and optimistic in adversity.
  • Jacob在困境中總是保持堅強與樂觀
  • persevere(V.)堅韌,鍥而不捨或不屈不撓
  • Despite her health problems, the girl persevered and got her college degree.
  • 即使身體不好,這個女孩還是堅持到底得到了大學學位
  • These soldier persevered and finally won the battle.
  • 這些士兵鍥而不捨地奮戰終於得到了勝利
  • perseverance(N.)
  • The lawyer's hard work and perseverance finally paid off, and won the case.
  • 這名律師的努力與不屈不撓的精神終於得到回報,也贏得了官司
  • stammer(V.)口吃或結結巴巴地說話,與stutter的意思差不多
  • The boy stammers whenever he is asked to speak in public.
  • 這個男孩只要被要求在大家面前說話的時候就口吃
  • Ashley stammered a bit at the beginning of her speech.
  • Ashley一開始演講的時候有點結巴
  • stammer(N.)
  • Frank's stammer was cured after treatment.
  • Frank的口吃經過治療之後就痊癒了
  • follow in someone's footsteps追隨某人的腳步或效法某一個人
  • Timothy decided to follow in his father's footsteps and became a doctor.
  • Timothy決定要跟隨父親的腳步成為一名醫生
  • Brenda followed in her aunt's footsteps and became a chef.
  • Brenda效法姑姑成為一為主廚
  • to deal a blow(無法控制或無預警的情況下,給予沉重地打擊)
  • Many years ago, studio classroom was dealt a hard bolw when Typhoon Nari came throught.For examples,flooded our basement, and milloin dollars in equipments were damaged or destroyed. We were dealt a very bad blow.
  • all together要怎麼拼?那就要看你想要表達的是什麼,若是說"大家一起"就是兩個字,例如:The last time we were all together was in 2010.我們上次在一起是2010年;另一個althogether是一個字,為副詞,表示"總而言之或完全地",例如:That test was althogether too difficult.或She stopped speaking althogether.她完全停止講話;由於althogether是副詞所以在前面地句型中拿掉並不會影響句子的完整性,如She stopped speaking.然而,all together兩個字則不能拿掉,但可以together一個字取代

pinkorange發表於 樂多07:56回應(0)英文學習

December 20,2016

20161220-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • drive(N.)驅動力,不可數名詞
  • The defeat gave this competitive athlete the drive to win next time.
  • 這場失敗給予這位不服輸的運動員下一次一定要贏的動力
  • drive(N.)幹勁或決心
  • Edward's drive and enthusiam inspired his team members.
  • Edward的幹勁與熱情激勵了團隊成員
  • drive(V.)駕駛,驅使或迫使
  • Love can drive people to do crazy things.
  • 愛情可以讓人做出瘋狂的事
  • access(N.)通道或使用途徑,接近某人或某事物的方法,使用某種東西的權利
  • All the residents of the building have access to the gym in the basement.
  • 這棟大樓的住戶都可以進入地下室的健身房
  • Only authorized persons have access to these confidential files.
  • 只有被授權的人才可以拿到這些保密的檔案
  • dose of medicine(一劑)藥
  • 不知道你有沒有發現許多美國人講英文的時候,許多t在中間的音常常變成d的音,像latter和better,這其實是美語的一個特點,也就是當t處於兩個母音之間時,像metal和butter,或者當t出現在r時,也會有這種現象,像charter;然而,當t出現在en之前時,t就維持不變,像written,要注意的是這是美語的現象,英國人就不一定會這樣發音了
  • pant(V.)喘氣或喘息
  • I couldn't stop panting after climbing so many stairs.
  • 我爬了這麼多樓梯之後喘個不停
  • The girl was panting while chasing her little brother.
  • 這個女孩子在追弟弟的時候氣喘吁吁
  • When she reached the mountaintop, Janet panted,"I know I could beat you guys!"
  • 當Janet登上山頂時,氣喘吁吁地說"我就知道我能贏你們!"
  • pace(N.)速度,步調或節奏
  • Alice hasn't gotten used to the pace of the city life yet.
  • Alice還沒有適應都市生活的節奏
  • The boy slowed down his pace when he walked with his grandmother.
  • 這個男孩跟奶奶走路的時候把步伐放慢了
  • pace(V.)放穩或調整步調
  • You have to pace yourself while running a marathon.
  • 當你在跑馬拉松的時候,要調整好步調

pinkorange發表於 樂多07:23回應(0)英文學習

December 19,2016

20161219-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • just the ticket正是所需要的東西或人,ticket不是指門票而是解決方式
  • The kids in the neighborhood have no place to go, so the new community center is just the ticket.
  • 附近的孩子沒有地方可去,新的活動中心正是他們所需要的
  • Josh has been under so much stress lately. A vocation is just the ticket for him.
  • Josh最近壓力很大,度個假是他最近所需要的
  • agility(N.)靈活或敏捷,不可數名詞
  • The job requires not only physical  but also mental agility.
  • 這個工作需要的不僅是身手要靈活,腦袋也要靈光
  • The gilr has got the agility of a cat.
  • 這個女孩和貓一樣靈活
  • agile(Adj.)
  • Leopards are agile climbers.
  • 花豹是很靈活的攀爬專家
  • Old habits die hard.
  • anxiety(N.)焦慮或不安
  • Kids feel more anxiety than adults while adjusting to a new environment.
  • 孩子適應新環境感受到的焦慮比成人更大
  • anxiety(N.)令人焦慮的事
  • Job anxieties and unsolved family issues kept Bill awake all night.
  • 工作上焦慮的事及家裡無法解決的問題,讓Bill整個晚上都沒有辦法睡覺
  • self-esteem(N.)自尊
  • These disadvantaged kids suffer from low self-esteem and need to be encouraged.
  • 這些貧困的孩子自尊心低落,需要被鼓勵
  • The girl's self-esteem was boosted because of the make-over. 
  • 這個女孩因為改變造型,自尊心大大地提升
  • 我們學英文應該最注重什麼?我想很少人會回答拼字Spelling,但拼錯一個字就有可能造成不好的後果,例如:你的resume履歷表,如果裡頭有misspelled words拼錯的字,那你的履歷表可能就會被丟進垃圾桶,失去一個工作機會;如果購物網上出現一個拼錯的字,他的生意很可能就會受到影響,因為當人們看到拼錯的字,就不再信任這個網站;其實,有些英文單字的拼法並不是很合理,像exercise的c唸/s/的音但s卻唸/z/的音,像這種字只有死背才不會拼錯

pinkorange發表於 樂多06:47回應(0)英文學習

December 17,2016

20161217-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • flame(N.)火焰或火舌
  • When the oil truck exploded, the car next to it burst into flames.
  • 當運油車爆炸的時候,旁邊的車子頓時燒了起來
  • The house was quickly consumed by flames.
  • 這個房子很快就被火舌給吞滅
  • flame(V.)著火
  • The sky seemed to flame in the sunset.
  • 日落時天空似乎要整個燃燒起來
  • flame(V.)發紅
  • The girl's face flamed because she was upset.
  • 這個女孩因為生氣而臉變得脹紅
  • turn away(動詞片語)把臉轉過去
  • The movie star turned away when the paparazzi tried to take his picuture.
  • 當狗仔對試著要拍照片的時候,這位電影明星把臉轉過去
  • turn away(動詞片語)拒絕或放棄
  • Due to  space and staff limitations, the hospital had to turn away  patients.
  • 由於空間和人員的限制,醫院不得不拒絕病人
  • toward到底要不要加s,變成towards?兩者唯一的差別在於toward是美式用法,如果加上s則是英式用法,類似的單字有afterward/afterwards,backward/backwards,forward/forwards,加了s都是英式的用法;toward的反義字不是untoward,它表示不幸的或不順遂的,例如:That was an untoward incident.那是一件不幸的事件
  • whisker(N.)動物的鬍鬚
  • Seal's whisker can detect the water movements around them.
  • whisker(N.)人的鬍鬚
  • You've got chocolate syrup on your whiskers.
  • 你的鬍子沾到巧克力糖漿了
  • jar(N.)罐子或罈子
  • Gramma put her homemade pickles in jars.
  • 奶奶把她自製的酸黃瓜放在罐子裡
  • Food from a jar is quite popular because it's eco-friendly and healthy.
  • 玻璃罐食物很受歡迎,因為既環保又健康
  • We can consume a whole jar of instant coffee per day.
  • 我們一天就可以用掉一整罐的即溶咖啡

pinkorange發表於 樂多09:50回應(0)英文學習

December 16,2016

20161216-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • belly(N.)腹部或胃
  • Daniel's determined to lose his beer belly, so he execises every day.
  • Daniel決心要消除他的啤酒肚,所以,天天都運動
  • After eating his favorite fried chicken dish, the boy fell asleep with a full belly.
  • 吃過他最愛的炸雞之後,這個男孩吃得飽飽地睡著了
  • cinder(N.)炭渣或煤渣
  • The cinders still burning under the ashes are about to explode.
  • 在灰燼下燃燒的餘燼即將要爆炸
  • Those cookies were burnt to cinders.
  • 這些餅乾烤焦了
  • The family still uses cinder blocksto cook.
  • 這個家庭還在用煤渣塊煮飯
  • handful(N.)
  • a handful of something一把的某種東西
  • The boy grabbed a handful of coins and rushed out to catch the bus.
  • 這個男孩抓了一把硬幣,然後衝出門趕巴士去了
  • handful(N.)少數幾個
  • Only a handful of the doctors are willing to go into the infected zones to help the sick.
  • 只有幾位醫生願意進入感染區幫助病人
  • twig(N.)樹的細枝或嫩枝
  • The beavers collected twigs to build their homes.
  • 水貍收集小樹枝來蓋牠們的家
  • We collected some dry twigs to start our fire.
  • 我們撿了幾根乾的嫩枝來生火
  • twig(V.)英式英文,指的是頓悟或豁然開朗,twigged
  • After her explanation, I finally twigged why my application had been rejected.
  • 經過她了解釋之後,我終於明白為什麼我的申請被拒絕了
  • onto介係詞,表示在某樣東西的上面,例如:The cat jumped onto the chair.貓跳到椅子上;We walked onto the beach.我們踏上沙灘;要注意onto一定是跳上,爬上,踏上,走上,放在一個地方上,而且onto只能用於實質的東西,像一隻貓,我們的兩隻腳,一塊石頭;若是抽象的東西,John wants to pass his beliefs on to his children.這個父親想將他的信仰傳承給孩子,那們onto就要分成on to兩個字,因為這個信仰是無法onto放在他孩子的頭上,在這裡on是個副詞,用在動詞片語pass on,to是個介係詞表示往哪個方向,to his children給他的孩子

pinkorange發表於 樂多06:54回應(0)英文學習

December 15,2016

20161215-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • look after(動詞片語)照顧或照料
  • Don't worry about your son. He can look after himself.
  • 不要擔心你兒子了!他可以自己照顧自己
  • We looked after our neighbor's dogs when they were away.
  • 當鄰居不在的時候,我們幫忙照顧他們的狗
  • look after(動詞片語)工作上的打理或料理
  • Pam looks after her family business even though she got married.
  • Pam即使結婚了,還在照料她們的家族企業
  • mighty(Adj.)強大的或強而有力的
  • In the next game, the team will face the might Yankees.
  • 下一場球賽,這個隊伍即將面對強大的洋基隊
  • We stood on the bank gazing at the mighty Yellow River.
  • 我們站在河岸上凝視滔滔的黃河
  • raspberry(N.)覆盆子或山莓
  • Gina bought some raspberry jam at an organic farm.
  • Gina在有機農場買了些覆盆子果醬
  • blueberry藍莓,strawberry草莓,cranberry小紅莓,mulberry桑葚
  • completely(Adv.)完全地或完整地
  • Claire says she's completely content with her life right now.
  • Claire說現在對自己的生活百分百地滿意
  • I completely forget about my dental appointment.
  • 我完全忘記跟牙醫的預約
  • complete(Adj.)
  • The report won't be complete without those data.
  • 這份報告沒有那份數據就不完整
  • smell這個字通常沒有特定的香味或臭味,但是我們往往會在它們的前面加上形容詞,來明確表示什麼樣的氣味,the sweet smell of  success成功的香味,There's a weird smell in the room.房間裡瀰漫著一股怪味道;然而,如果smell前面不加任何形容詞,一般都是被看為臭味,What is that smell?什麼東西那麼臭?;同樣的當動詞用,沒有其它修飾,smell也是指發出臭味,有難聞的味道, Your feet really smell.你的腳好臭喔!;香味則可以用fragrance或aroma來形容,fragrance通常形容花香或香水的氛香,aroma比較常用來形容食物或烹飪的香味

pinkorange發表於 樂多05:26回應(0)英文學習

December 14,2016

20161214-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • inspiration(N.)靈感或突然出現的好主意
  • Many artists go to Africa in search of inspiration.
  • 許多藝術家都去非洲尋找靈感
  • The inspiration of this fasion collection comes from Japanese kimonos.
  • 這個系列的服裝的靈感來自日本和服
  • inspire(V.)啟發
  • The teacher inspires his students by challenging them to solve problems in teams.
  • 這位老師啟發學生的方式是讓他們用團隊來解決問題
  • diminish(V.)減少,減弱或縮小
  • The politician's reputation was greatly diminished by the scandal.
  • 這位政治家的聲譽因為醜聞而被嚴重損害
  • The boy's hostility slowly diminished because he boned with his classmates.
  • 這個男孩因為和同學間的友誼,他的敵意就漸漸消除了
  • Don't let fear hold you back.別讓恐懼阻擋你
  • couch potato沙發馬鈴薯
  • 有一種字叫hypocorism暱稱詞,是大人對剛學會講話的孩子所說的語言,把狗說成狗狗,把車子說成車車,英文也有hypocorism,但跟中文不一樣,它通常只有兩個音節且尾音會有/i/的音,所以,dog就變成doggie,comfortable就變成comfy,television就變成telly;現在很流行的selfie自拍就是一個hypocorism;其實,movie原先也是個hypocorism暱稱詞,它來自moving picture,後來人們覺得這個名稱太長了,就把moving這個字改為movie
  • trinket(N.)小件飾品或小玩意
  • Julio sells trinkets outside the train station.
  • Julio(胡立歐)在火車站外面賣小飾品
  • Nara keeps the trinkets her friends give her in a jewelry box.
  • Nara把她朋友送給她的飾品放在珠寶盒裡
  • Ella bought this cute trinket from a flea market.
  • Ella在跳蚤市場買到這個可愛的小飾品
  • surge(N.)感覺或情緒突然湧現或突發
  • The singer was overwhelmed by a surge of emptiness after the performace ended.
  • 這位歌手在表演結束後突然感到一陣空虛感
  • surge(N.)急增或驟增
  • The surge in housing prices forced many people to move out of the downtown area.
  • 住屋的價格驟增,讓許多人不得不搬離市中心

pinkorange發表於 樂多06:21回應(0)英文學習

December 13,2016

20161213-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • dilemma(N.)
  • The detective is in a dilemma about whether or not to put this poor thief in jail.
  • 這名警探處於兩難之間,要不要把這個可憐的小偷關進監牢裡
  • The man is facing a moral dilemma of whether to tell a lie to save his marriage or just tell the truth. 
  • 這個男人面對道德性的兩難,是要撒謊保住婚姻還是要說出事實
  • slump(N.)暴跌或低潮
  • The oil industry is currently in a slump.
  • 石油業目前正處於低迷的階段
  • There's been a slump in the demand for cellphones the past few months.
  • 過去幾個月以來,手機的需求下跌
  • slump(V.)
  • England's stock market slumped after they left the EU.
  • 英國決定脫歐後,英國的股市暴跌
  • stimulate(V.)刺激,使興奮或使活躍
  • Exercise stimulates our cardiovascular systems.
  • 運動刺激我們的心血管系統
  • These board games were designed to stimulate the players to think.
  • 這些桌遊是激發玩家們去思考
  • stimulation(N.)不可數名詞
  • The gifted child craves intellectual stimulation.
  • 這個天資優異的孩子渴望心智上的激發
  • distraction(N.)使分心的事物
  • Peter goes to the library to study to avoid distractions.
  • Peter去圖書館讀書避免干擾
  • distraction(N.)心煩意亂,不可數名詞
  • The loud music coming from the next door is driving me to distraction.
  • 隔壁傳來很大聲地音樂,讓我煩得要命
  • 在21世紀的今天,有很多人的閱讀是跟以往不同,e-reader電子書逐漸在取代紙本書,用平板電腦是比較方便,但研究顯示看平板比看紙本書更使人疲勞,而且會讓人分心,因為使用者可以隨時換一個螢幕,使用網路購物或電子郵件;另外,不要忽視the sense of touch觸覺,觸覺是可以幫助我們記憶的,因此,當我們失去拿著一本書,一頁一頁翻它的那種觸覺,我們也比較容易忘記閱讀的內容。
  • Suddenly my mind went blank .
  • 猛然間我的腦子里成了一片空白
  • writer's block創作瓶頸
  • You could be writing an article, a book or essay,or anything. You could experience a writer's block. That's kind of creative block. Because when you're writing, you're creating.The guy is trying to think of any ideas.He can't think of any way to continue his story,so he has a writer's block.

pinkorange發表於 樂多05:19回應(0)英文學習

December 12,2016

20161212-空中英語教室重要摘要

  • associate(V.)使發生關聯或使結合 把兩者結合在一起的話使用with
  • Most people associate with this celebrity charity work.
  • 多數人都會把這個名人與公益服務聯想在一起
  • associate(V.)相互連結或認識
  • Inventors associate with one another through this platform.
  • 發明家透過這個平台來彼此認識
  • purity(N.)純淨或純粹,不可數名詞
  • The gem stones' quality is evaluated by its size, cut and purity.
  • 寶石的品質是用大小,切割方式和純度來評定
  • The purity of the singer's voice made her very unique.
  • 這位歌手歌聲的純度讓她顯得特別突出
  • You can see purity and innocence in these young faces.
  • 你可以在這些年輕的面孔中看見純潔無邪
  • poinsettia(N.)聖誕紅
  • 我們為什麼要學英文?大多數人都是為了自己,給自己更多的就業機會,或方便自己出國旅遊,讓自己跟外國人教朋友,但有少數人學英文是為了他人,有一些在墨西哥的老師,幫助從美國返鄉的墨西哥子弟,特別去學英文,以便於溝通;這些在美國長大的墨西哥孩子,因為種種原因必須離開美國,回到墨西哥,回去了以後,他們不但不能夠適應家鄉的生活,覺得自己好像是foreigners living in their own country居住在自己的國家卻好像外國人,他們的老師其實師可以用西班牙話來教導他們,但卻願意go the extra mile多走一哩路,也就是不惜犧牲自己的時間去學英文,來幫助這些孩子
  • console(V.)安慰或慰問
  • Sophie lost the dance contest yesterday, so her mother had to spend a lot of time consoling her.
  • Sophie昨天舞蹈比賽輸了,所以,她的媽媽必須花很長的時間安慰她
  • consolation(N.)不可數名詞
  • Lauren found consolation in her faith after her husband passed away.
  • Lauren的先生過世之後,她在信仰中得到了安慰
  • embarrass(V.)使困窘或使尷尬
  • Howard is embarrassed by his humble background.
  • Howard貧窮的出生讓他自己很丟臉
  • He got drunk and embarrassed himself in front of everyone.
  • 他喝醉了讓自己在所有人面前出糗 

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