18.4.11『最简美式口语045』【Radio Choices 美国人听什么广播?向你推荐好听的国外电台】

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周三嘉宾  #跟老美学地道美语#

周三主题:Real Life English『最简美式口语045』【Radio Choices 美国人听什么广播?向你推荐好听的国外电台


了解今日课堂题目:


即使在互联网传媒的今天,美国人也依旧喜欢听电台,radio依旧拥有新闻发布的权威性,具有可信度,亲切感。人们热爱收听尤其是制作精良的新闻评述,谈话类,知识性,以及音乐类的节目,学英语的你收听过国外电台吗?开视野、涨姿势,还练听力,本期地道美语推荐给你好听的国外电台及其节目,还有老外听音乐的app. 

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Dialogue 1

Mark: Jingjing, have you been keeping up with the news recently?

Jingjing: I like to think so. I listen to NPR almost every morning.

Mark: National Public Radio? -------.

Jingjing: Yeah, I find out about stories when they're broadcast on NPR. ----------

Mark: NPR is a good place to get news topics. Don't you think it's a little too focused on ------------?

Jingjing: That goes for any national news outlet from any country. --------coverage; but sometimes their broadcasts have nothing to do with recent news. Anyway, I like NPR's style.

Mark: How's that?

Jingjing: Well, no issue is one-sided. Usually, there's an argument over how the issue should be handled. ----------------

Mark: What's your favorite show?

Jingjing: I like On Point, because each -------n important question about how to make the future better.

Mark: I like that show also. My favorite is the Indicator, though. ----------

Jingjing: Yeah, I have the NPR One app on my phone. --------Indicator next time I'm listening.

Mark: Ok, don't miss anything at Beijing Radio International, though.

Jingjing: Of course not!


Dialogue 2

Mark: I asked you about radio news earlier. ------ for music also?

Jingjing: I sure do! You know, I used to host a radio show about music.

Mark: Yeah, so I was ---------- caught wind of new artists.

Jingjing: Actually, ---------

Mark: Those are pretty good. --------and songs, though.

Jingjing: No, not really—just the most popular hits. Do you have a recommendation?

Mark: Well, there's one I listen to.---------------

Jingjing: --------and if it's free of charge, I'll give it a whirl.

Mark: Sure. This one's listener-supported. So, like with NPR, you don't have to pay ----------

Jingjing: That sounds ideal. Don't forget to tell me what it's called.

Mark: Radio Paradise. -----p Just tap the listen button and get started. They choose all the songs for you, just like broadcast radio.

Jingjing: What genre do they play?

Mark: All, kinds, but a little heavy on classic ro---------

 Jingjing: I like classic rock. I'll check it out.


new words and phrases

from dialogue 1

one-sided (adj) offering only one opinion, rather than debate or alternate sets of facts

podcast (noun) an audio recording, usually pretty short, that can be listened to online anytime

app (noun) short for application—software on your smartphone (note English pronunciation)


from dialogue 2

catch wind of something (phrasal verb) find out about something, especially an event

give it a whirl give it a try

tap select something on the screen of your smartphone (rather than “click” which would be with a mouse on a PC)


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