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  • Picture 30

    1.服务员(fú wù yuán)waiter
    2.顾客(gù kè)customer
    3.点餐(diǎn cān)order[......]

  • 节约成本(jiéyuē chénɡběn)lower costs

    A: Did you hear? The British House of Commons have decided to give every member a new iPad.
    你听说了吗?英国下议院决定给每名议员配备一部最新款的iPad。
    (nǐ tīnɡshuō le ma? yīnɡɡuó xiàyìyuàn juédìnɡ ɡěi měimínɡ yìyuán pèibèi yíbù zuìxīnkuǎn de iPad.)
    B: Wow! Their benefits are really good. How did they manage something so good?
    哇,他们福利可真好啊。怎么会有这种好事呢?
    (wa, tāmén fúlì kě zhēnhǎoā. zěnme huì yǒu zhèzhǒnɡ hǎoshì ne?)
    A: I heard they want to help parliament members work on the go and lower costs.
    据说是想方便议员移动办公,节约成本。
    (jùshuō shì xiǎnɡ fānɡbiàn yìyuán yídònɡ bànɡōnɡ, jiéyuē chénɡběn. )
    B: I hope they won’t use their iPads to play games at work.
    希望他们不要上班时候用iPad玩游戏。
    (xīwànɡ tāmén búyào shànɡbān shíhòu yònɡ iPad wán yóuxì. )[......]

Intermediate
  • 延迟退休(yán chí tuì xiū) delaying retirement age

    新闻例句

    “延迟”v. delay;lag;defer;postpone;detention ;“退休”n. retire;hang up one’s spikes ;“延迟退休”n. delaying retirement age(Source: 《新世纪汉英大词典》)
    有关官员表示,“相关政府部门正在研究‘延迟退休’的方案,不过该政策不会草率出台,作为一项制度,其影响面太大,应该充分论证。”(Source:环球网)
    “Related government departments are researching some proposals of delaying retirement age, but the policy change cannot be introduced hastily because it has too much influence and any change has to be fully discussed and demonstrated,” the official said.[......]

  • 第六十一课 最后的演出

    课文导入

    1. 大家去过动物园吗?见到过哪些动物呢?
    2. 大家看过动物表演杂技吗?印象深刻的是?
    住房城乡建设部在2013年印发的《全国动物园发展纲要》中要求杜绝各类动物表演。所以,杭州动物园和相关单位签订的表演合约2014年年底到期后,将不再续约。也就是说,从今天开始,小朋友们再去杭州动物园玩,就看不到大象、黑熊和小猴等动物的表演了。昨天,在杭城辞旧迎新的新年氛围里,在前来告别的市民们热烈的掌声中,杭州动物园的动物们也完成了自己的告别演出。[......]

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    Chinese you need

    Compilation: 编辑(biān jí )
    Discover: 发现(fā xiàn )
    Scholar: 学者( xué zhě )
    Century: 世纪(shì jì )
    Exhibition: 展览(zhǎn lǎn )
    Rivet:铆接(mǎo jiē )
    Unearth: 发掘(fā jué )
    Identifiable 可辨认的(kě biàn rèn de)
    Annotate: 注释(zhù shì )
    Print: 印刷(yìn shuā )
    Pierce: 穿透(chuān tòu )
    Speculate: 推测(tuī cè )
    Fetishize: 盲目迷恋(máng mù mí liàn )
    Precious: 珍贵的(zhēn guì de )
    Bustle: 喧闹(xuān nào )[......]

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  • Skritter app– New Trailer!

    Skritter app for iPhone, iPad and iPod is coming soon! The new trailer was uploaded yesterday (20th May 2012) with words: “Just a little while longer”.
    From the trailer below you can see how easy the app is to use and how amazing it looks like! Like the online version of Skritter, the app tests your writing, recognition, pinyin and tones. All the aspects of a Chinese character.
    Click here for more information about the app!
    If you are ready to subscribe and want to start learning Chinese now with the online version, click here![......]


    Chinese Nursery Rhymes

    This App has been specially compiled and consists of a selection of twelve classic Chinese nursery rhymes, such as Looking for a Friend, Little White Rabbit, Grandma’s Bridge, etc., all of which are simple and catchy and presented in combination with well-known background music, sweet recitations from children, and lovely cartoon illustrations. Your child will love it! This App is also a great way for mother-child interaction, in addition of course to developing your child’s intelligence and creative thinking. Or, if you are a Chinese teacher, this App can help to serve as a supplementary teaching tool for kindergarten and lower grade students in primary schools. [......]


    Learn Chinese Free

    It introduces you to the most commonly used Chinese characters; It provides you the most popular Chinese words; It shares with you the most authentic Chinese traditional poems and cultural views; It hits on the hottest topics in modern Chinese society; It is “Learn Chinese Free”, To learn Chinese, it is easier than you think! Watching, Listening, Reading, and Sharing! Enjoy learning!

    Learn Chinese Free includes 13 sections including Chinese language learning, Chinese cultural exploring , and Chinese contemporary society experiencing , all of which can be used by learners to study by themselves, as well used as complementary materials for Chinese teaching.[......]