Lesson 4:The double life of Alfred Bloggs 阿尔弗雷德.布洛格斯的双重生活
Listenthe tape then answer the question below. 听录音，然后回答以下问题。 Why did Alf want a white-collar job?
These days, people who do manual work often receive far more money than people who work in offices. People who work in offices are frequently referredas "white-collar workers' for the simple reason that they usually wear a collar and tiegowork. Suchhuman nature, that a great many people are often willingsacrifice higher pay for the privilege of becoming white-collar workers. This can give risecurious situations, as it did in the case of Alfred Bloggs who worked as a dustman for the Ellesmere Corporation. When he got married, Alf was too embarrassedsay anythinghis wife about his job. He simply told her that he worked for the Corporation. Every morning, he left home dressed in a smart black suit. He then changed into overalls and spent the next eight hours as a dustman. Before returning home at night. He took a shower and changed back into his suit. Alf did this for over two years and his fellow dustmen kept his secret Alf's wife has never discovered that she married a dustman and she never will, for Alf has just found another job. He will soon be working in an office. He will be earning only half as much as he used to, but he feels that his rise in statuswell worth the loss of money. From now on, he will wear a suit all day and others will call him 'Mr. Bloggs', not 'Alf'.