• AUDIO BITES 1

    耳熟能详

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  • interviews
    面试

    • Prepare 准备
    • Impression 印象
    • Recommend 推荐
    • Dress code 着装要求
    • Candidate 候选人
    • Marital status 婚姻状况
    • Strengths 长处
    • Weaknesses 短处
    • “I’ve prepared as much as I can, but I’m still very nervous about the interview”.
    • “He was polite, well-spoken and dressed very smartly, I think he made a good impression".
    • “Can you recommend any good marketing companies in the local area?”.
    • “It’s not a formal occasion, the dress code is casual”.
    • “There were over 200 candidates that applied for the job”.
    • “Please fill out the form with your name, age, date of birth and marital status”.
    • “Many employers want to hear about your strengths and weaknesses”.
  • success & failure

    成败

    • Success & Successful 成功
    • Failure 失败
    • Encourage 鼓励
    • Contribute 贡献 
    • Project 项目 
    • Encounter 遭遇 
    • Achieve 达到 
    • Goals 目标 
    • “She’s a very successful person, she achieves success in everything she does”.
    • “He always thought of himself as a failure”.
    • “Our boss always encourages us to think of new and creative ideas for the company”.
    • “Everyone in the team contributed towards the project”.
    • “She encountered many difficult situations throughout her life”.
    • “I always push myself to achieve my goals”.
  • News coverage
    新闻

    • News 新闻 
    • Media 媒体
    • Coverage 新闻报道,内容 
    • Improvements 改善,改进 
    • Current events 当前 事件 
    • Celebrity  名人,明星  
    • Journalist 记者 
    • “It seems every time I turn on the TV, I hear more bad news”.
    • “The media often focuses on the lives of celebrities, rather than more important issues”.
    • This news channel has coverage all over the world”.
    • “We’ve made several improvements, but we still have a lot of work to do”.
    • “I’m always reading newspapers, following social media and watching the news to keep up to date with current events”.
    • “He’s a very brave journalist, he’s covered stories in a number of dangerous countries”.
  • internet shopping

    网购

    • Online 网上
    • Service 服务
    • Convenient / Convenience 方便
    • Products 产品 
    • Disappointment 失望
    • Advantage 优势
    • Disadvantage 劣势
    • Outweigh 比……更重要 
    • Online shopping and the use of online services have become the norm for many people”.
    • “One of the main advantages of shopping online is the convenience”.
    • "Without being able to see the products in person, there is always the danger of disappointment when the products arrive”.
    • “Most people would agree that the advantages of online shopping outweigh the disadvantages”.
  • diseases
    疾病

    • Disease 疾病 
    • Inform 通知 
    • Deteriorate 恶化
    • Spread 传播 
    • Urgent 紧急
    • Condition 情况 / 状况
    • Heal 愈合 
    • “Some of the meat being sold was found to be diseased”.
    • “Please inform me immediately if her health deteriorates in any way”.
    • “The vicious disease spread extremely rapidly”.
    • “It’s urgent that I see a doctor, before my condition gets worse”.
    • “There are various forms of treatment that we can try in order for you to heal as quickly as possible”.
  • technology

    科技

    • Technology 技术 
    • Developing 发展 
    • Impact 影响, 冲击 
    • Lifestyle 生活方式 
    • Comfortable 舒适的 
    • Industry 行业 
    • Extremely 极其 
    • Competitive 竞争的
    • Technology seems to be developing at a faster pace than ever before”.
    • “In my opinion, I think technology has had a huge impact on our lifestyles”.
    • “Many areas of technology have helped to make our lives more comfortable, but also made us much lazier”.
    • “The technology industry is extremely competitive, but can also offer great rewards".