新东方美国口语 43
大耳朵英语  http://www.bigear.cn  2009-05-27 01:05:05  【打印
Lesson Forty-Three Job & Career

Core Sentences

I am hunting for a job now.

我正在找工作。

Do you have an opening for secretary?

你们这里有秘书的职位空缺吗?

I’ve worked as an English translator for two years.

我做英语翻译已经有二年了。

What kind of work do you do? Are you a salesman?

你是做什么工作的?你是推销员吗?

I’m a federal employee; I work for the state department.

我是联邦政府的职员,我在国务院工作。

What do you want to do when you graduate? Have you decided yet?

你毕业后想做什么?决定了没有?

As soon as I graduate I'll be a software engineer.

我毕业以后将成为一个软件工程师。

Have you ever thought about a corner in the advertisement?

你是否考虑过从事广告方面的职业?

I like writing, but I wouldn’t want it to be my life’s work.

我喜欢写作,但不愿把它当终身的工作。

Dave was just promoted to vice president of that multinational.

戴夫刚被晋升为那家跨国公司的副总裁。

My dad is a pilot with the airlines, he just retired.

我爸爸是航空公司的飞行员,他刚刚退休。

Mary was transferred to the head office downtown.

玛丽被调到了市中心的公司总部。

I have a good-paying job with excellent hours.

我有一份待遇优厚且时段好的工作。

Mr. Wilson has built up his own business, now he owns a tree agency.

威尔逊先生建立起了自己的事业,现在他拥有了一家旅行社。

After a successful career in business, he was appointed ambassador to China.

在商业上有所成就后,他被任命为驻中国大使。

Dialogue Exercise

Should I Take This Job?

M:What's the matter,Linda?Have you got a problem?

琳达,怎么了?你遇到什么问题了吗?

W:Yeah,I get a chance to have another job but I don't know what to do.

是啊,我有了一个换工作的机会但是我不知道该怎么办。

M:If that offer is better,then take it.That's my advice.

如果那份工作更好,就去吧。这是我的建议。

W:It's not so simple,Bruce.I like my job very much.People in my office are very nice to me and my work is plenty interesting.

不那么简单,布鲁斯。我很喜欢我现在的工作。我办公室的人对我很好而且我的工作很有趣。

M:What about the salary?Can you get more money?If I were you I'll think about this.

工资怎么样?你能拿到更多钱吗?如果我是你我将考虑这个。

W:Yes,the salary is better.If I take this job I can get more money right away.What should I do?

是的,工资更好。如果我做了这份工作我能拿到更多钱。我该怎么办?

M:Linda,you must decide for yourself.I'll be anxious to know what you do.If you decide not to go I'd like to have a try.

琳达,你必须自己做决定。我很焦急你要怎样做。如果你决定不去我想试试看。