网站首页  英语听力练习  日常英语  英语学习方法  英语文章  英文歌曲  英语学习书籍

 天才英语学习网 > 英语听力练习 > 赖世雄旅游观光英语通 > 正文

海牙 The Hague

 

提示: 如果不能在线直接收听,可能是

因为您的电脑未安装FLASH播放器.下载播放器

 

 


   The Hague

  海牙
  The next city on Kathy and Evan's itinerary is The Hague.
  凯西和艾凡行程上的下一个城市是海牙。
  E:After the hustle and bustle of Rotterdam, we can relax here in The Hague.
  艾凡:在经历喧嚣扰攘的鹿特丹之后,我们可以在海牙这里放松一下了。
  K:I'm not very familiar with this city.
  凯西:我对这个城市不是很熟悉。
  E:Well, it's the third largest city in the Netherlands. It's also a kind of international capital.
  艾凡:它是荷兰的第三大城,也是一个国际性的首都。
  K:What do you mean?
  凯西:你这么说是什么意思呢?
  E:Well, the World Court is here, and the city has always been an international center, playing a leading role in law and trade in Europe and, today, for the world.
  艾凡:嗯,(联合国)国际法庭在这儿,而且这个城市一直是个国际中心,在欧洲以及当今世界的法律和贸易上都扮演领导的角色。
  K:Gee, I didn't know that.
  凯西:乖乖,我从没听过这件事。
  E:You're not a diplomat! You're an artist, remember?
  艾凡:你不是外交官!你是艺术家,记得吗?
  K:Very funny. Hey! What's that beautiful old castle there?
  凯西:好好笑哟(反讽语)。嘿!那边那座美丽的古堡是什么呢?
  E:That's the center of this city. It was built by an early king here in the 13th century. Lots of old buildings were built around it, not to mention man-made canals and lakes. That's how the city got started.
  艾凡:那是这个城市的中心点。古堡于十三世纪初由本地一位国王建造而成。许多古老的建筑物也环绕它的四周而建,更不用说是人造运河和湖泊了。这个城市就是这样开始的。
  K:Fascinating. Er, what can we do here?
  凯西:非常迷人的历史。呃,在这里我们能做什么?
  E:Are you kidding? There are more than a dozen museums, including a couple for both historic and contemporary art, and lots of theaters. Or tomorrow we can go to the beach.
  艾凡:你在开玩笑吗?这里有十几间博物馆,其中包括了几个兼具历代及当代艺术的博物馆,还有不少的剧院。或许明天我们可以去海滩。
  K:I'd love to see the North Sea!
  凯西:我很想去看看北海!
 
  单词短语精讲:
 
  1. The Hague 海牙(为荷兰土室和国际法庭的所在地)
  2. itinerary 行程表,旅行路线
  例:The travel agent prepared, Miss Collin'、itinemnv and ,laced it with her tickets and },ass},ont.
  (旅行社替科林斯小姐准备厂旅行路线并把它和她的机票和护照放在 一起。)
  3. the hustle and bustle of...喧嚣扰攘的……
  例:The hustle and bustle of big cities is not foY evervone;many people feel tined just visiting them.
  (大都市的喧嚣扰攘并不适合每个人,许多人仅仅游览城市就会觉得
  很疲倦。)
  4. be familiar with…对……熟悉
  familiar .熟悉的
  例:I've visited Bangkok so many times that I' m now familiar with it.
  (我已经去过曼谷这么多次,所以现在我对那里很熟厂。)
  5.capital 首都
  6.leading 领导的,重要的
  7. diplomat 外交官

 

上一篇文章:
下一篇文章:

相关文章:

 山穷水尽,柳暗花明 Once Lost,Now Found
 办理登机手续 Checking In at the Airport
 找到会说英语的人 Finding an EnglishSpeaker
 服务台 Information Desk
 彩虹的承诺 Promise of the Rainbow
 大自然的愤怒 Mother Nature's Fury
 寻找避雨处 SeekingShelter
 暴风雨的警兆 StormWarnings
 做好野餐准备 Setting Up for the Picnic
 完美的野餐地点 The Perfect Picnic Spot


在线听力          

天才英语学习网 www.english767.com