32逛花市

The Flower Market

逛花市

Kathy and Evan ride to one of the city’s flower markets.

凯西和艾凡骑车到市内的一个花市。

K:This is heaven! I love these bikes. They take you everywhere. This city is so bicycle-friendly!

凯西:简直是天堂!我好爱这些自行车。它们可以载你到任何地方。这个城市很多方面都为骑单车方便设想!

E:I can’t get over how many people ride bicycles here. It’s like China!

艾凡:我很讶异这里有这么多人骑自行车。好象中国大陆嘛!

K:You’ve never been there!

凯西:你从没去过那里呀!

E:Well, I watch CNN, you know.

艾凡:嗯,我看CNN新闻节目,你知道的。

K:OK, Mr. Know-It-All. Anyway, it’s so easy to get around with all these bicycle trails and places to park your bikes.

凯西:好吧,万事通先生。不管怎么样,有这些自行车车道和停放自行车的地方要到哪儿都很容易。

E:Let’s park by this flower market and walk around.

艾凡:咱们把自行车停在这个花市旁边,四处走走逛逛吧。

K:Fine with me. Hey! Where are all the tulips?

凯西:我没意见。嘿!郁金香都到哪里去了?

E:They’re out of season. It’s summer, remember? Tulips and daffodils come out in spring.

艾凡:它们不是这个季节的花卉。现在是夏天,记得吧?郁金香和水仙花是春天的花卉。

K:That’s right. Anyway, we can enjoy all these other beauties. Roses, irises, and daisies. Mmm! Everything smells fresh.

凯西:没错。但是,我们仍可欣赏其它所有美丽的花。玫瑰、鸢尾花和雏菊。嗯!每样东西闻起来都好清香。

E:It’s too bad we can’t take these home. Well, we can, in a way.

艾凡:我们不可以把这些花带回家去,真是太可惜了。不过,我们还是可以的,用一种方式。

K:How’s that?

凯西:怎样的方式呢?

E:Stand next to these flower pots. I’ll take your picture with the flowers as a souvenir.

艾凡:站在盆栽旁边。我拍一张你和这些花的合照留作纪念。

单词短语精讲:

1.bicycle-friendly 为骑fl行车设想周到的

  1. I can’t/couldn’t get over…我难以相偷我十分惊讶……

例:When our biology teacher told us that there might still be life on Mans,just couldn’t get oven it.

(当我们的生物老师告诉我们火星上也许还有生命时,我非常惊讶。

3 . Anyway ,…不管怎么样

例:A:Gee!The lobster here is so expensive!

B:It really is. Anyway,we can order fish and shrimp. They are much cheaper.

(甲:啊!这里的龙虾好贵!)

(乙:吐!真的好贵。不管怎么样,我们还是可以点鱼和小虾,它们便宜多厂。)

  1. bicycle trail 行车车道

5 . park 停放(车子)&n.公园

例:A:Excuse me,but where can I pack my car on the street around here?}

B:sorry,but you can’t pack anvwhene around here. You’ll have to go to

a packing lot.

(甲:打扰一下,请问这附近哪条路可以停车,!)

(乙:对不起,这附近没有地方可以停车,你必须开到停车场去。)

  1. tulip .郁金香

  2. out of season不合季节的;正值淡季的

in season正当时令的;正值旺季的

例:Hotels cost less out of season.

(旅馆淡季时比较便宜。)

When wateYmelons aYe in season,they aYe much chea},eY than at other trmes.

(西瓜盛产时比其他时期便宜多厂。)

  1. daffodil 水仙花

  2. iris 莺尾花

  3. daisy 雏菊

11.souvenir 纪念品

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