18.3.28 『最简美式口语043』【Spring trip to Japan 春日东瀛赏樱去】

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周三主题:Real Life English『最简美式口语043』【Spring trip to Japan 春日东瀛赏樱去



了解今日课堂题目:


计划一次春日出行,人们说一生中总是要去一次日本看樱花,不早不晚三月末便可动身。向去过的人请教一些方便贴士,说赏花不必只拘泥于樱,野生鸢尾亦是美景。计划飞去富士山一侧不知名小镇,游玩几日,再去京都,挑一些古玩,给朋友捎上一把把铁茶壶,就不特意去东京采购了。【地道美语043】春日东瀛赏樱去 Spring trip to Japan


翻译练习:

(一)单句

当我看到机票有不错的折扣后,不假思索立即做了安排。

(二)单句

如果你最后一晚在那里度过,有时间到处走走,你不会后悔的。

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Dialogue 1

Mark: Jingjing, you look tired today. Are you all right?

Jingjing: Yeah, I'm usually more chipper than I am today.

Mark: What's going on?

Jingjing: I'm okay. I just have a---- vacation.

Mark: You mean that trip you'll ------the May holiday?

Jingjing: Oh, no. That one's a long way off. ------ I have some leave that I have to use.

Mark: Wow, I had no idea you were going on an international trip.

Jingjing: Well, ----------

Mark: What made you pick Japan?

Jingjing: Um, like I said, the plane ticket was almost a give-away. ----- time of year to go there and see the cherry blossoms.

Mark: You're right about that. Most people think that's in late April or early May.------

Jingjing: We're seeing them in Beijing already. ----- the same, with the seasons and all.

Mark: Yeah, I was in Japan at the----- There were plenty of trees in bloom, and tons of cool wild flowers.

Jingjing: That's something I've not heard about yet. -------

Mark: Well, there were a lot of different kinds. ------ They were pretty small. Oh, and keep your eyes open for wild irises!

Jingjing: Wild irises—how are those different from the usual ones?

Mark: They're smaller, and look more like orchids. ----------didn't know what they were.

Jingjing: Ok. I'll take plenty of pictures. Let's meet for lunch after I get some more work done.


Dialogue 2

Mark: So, Jingjing, have you planned out your trip?

Jingjing: I haven't had time. All the pointers------

Mark: I did the same thing. I just had my flight ----- pre-paid.

Jingjing: I hear it's pretty easy to get around if you buy a rail pass.

Mark: Yeah, you can get ---- even short distances on commuter trains. Which city are you flying into?

Jingjing: It's not one of the famous ones. Shuzouka—have you heard of it?

Mark: No way! T----- It's just on the other side of Mt Fuji from Tokyo.

Jingjing: Yeah, but I want to see Osaka and Kyoto also. So it's kind of awkward ----------

Mark: Well, if you're flying in and out of Shuzhouka, ------Kyoto first, then make your way toTokyo. And take a bullet train ------

Jingjing: I was thinking of going the opposite way. I don't plan on buying much in Tokyo. So, I could see that first, ------for Kyoto and pick up some antiques.

Mark: That's cool. Get me one ------ if you have the chance. I know they're heavy, but I was kicking myself for not buying one last time.

Jingjing: Ok, I will if I can. --------

Mark: Don't worry about it. --------

Jingjing: I bet I will. How many nights do you recommend staying in Tokyo?

Mark: Um, if you mainly want to see Osaka and Kyoto, then two nights in Tokyo ought to do it. Also, Shuzouka is pretty nice. -------------

Jingjing: Good advice.-


New words and phrases

from dialogue 1

chipper cheerful and energetic

a long way off in the distant future, not something we have to plan now

at the drop of a hat without much reason, sudden

a give-away something for free


from dialogue 2

pointers pieces of advice

No way! I can't believe it! (here, expressing pleasant surprise)

make your way to go somewhere, but not too directly, see things along the way

was kicking myself regretting

ought to do it should be enough


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