註:在本單元裡,中文與英譯未採逐句對應。
 

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    十二月節慶篇 整段對話 (2'34'')
December (3) Festivities

144.

12-21

A : Recently, I've seen many clubs having exhibitions at the Speech Square.
最近很多社團都在言論廣場舉辦成果展。
   
B : Yeah and many departments are also presenting their graduation exhibitions.
有些系也開始辦畢業展了ㄝ。
校園裡到處都是旗子和海報,感覺很有活力!

145.

12-22

A : Is today the winter solstice?
今天是冬至嗎?
   
B : I'm not sure. Anyway it's sometime around now.
不確定ㄝ,不過反正就在這一兩天。
   
A : Then let's cook some sweet dumplings.
那我們來煮湯圓。
   
B : Yes we can make sesame, peanut, red bean and other kinds. It is a tradition after all.
好ㄝ,芝麻、花生、紅豆口味的通通給它放一些下去!

146.

12-23

A : Will the department hold a Christmas party?
耶誕節系上會辦 party 嗎?
   
B : I don't know. I heard last year they had one and there was a gift exchange.
不知道ㄝ,不過會有交換禮物的遊戲。
   
A : How much were participants supposed to spend?
有說大約要買多少的嗎?
   
B : I think around 200 NT.
兩百元以下。

147.

12-24

A : There'll be a lot of activities at the English Corner around Christmas.
耶誕節時 English Corner 活動最多了。
   
B : Yeah, and there'll be a lot of Christmas decorations.
是呀,那邊佈置的好有耶誕氣氛喔。
   
A : Many foreign teachers and students will attend the party as well.
到時候很多外籍生和外籍老師都會去吧!

148.

12-25

A : I have to go now.
我必須先走了。
   
B : What's the hurry?
這麼匆忙要趕去哪呀?
   
A : Our club is organizing an activity for kids in the community. I need to get over there early.
今晚我們社團要幫社區的小朋友辦一個活動,我要提早過去準備。
   
B : Wow! That's really a good thing to be involved with.
真有愛心!

149.

12-26

A : How was the activity last night?
昨晚的活動辦的怎樣?
   
B : It was quite a success. The kids had a good time. Some newspaper reporters even came to cover the event.
還蠻成功的,小朋友都玩的很高興;還有某報社的記者跑來採訪。
   
A : Let me know which page it will be on so I can take a look.
登在哪一版呢?

150.

12-27

A : Did you buy a desk calendar?
你有買新的桌曆嗎?
   
B : No, but I'll get one in a couple days.
等過兩天有空再去買。
   
A : Here, I got one for you.
那這一份給你,我有多的。
   
B : Thanks.
感激不盡!

151.

12-28

A : Christmas isn't what it used to be. We used to get nice cards, now they've all turned digital.
現在耶誕節真沒意思。以前都會收到很漂亮的耶誕卡,現在都是電子賀卡。
   
B : Do you still send out traditional cards to your friends?
你還是用傳統方式寄卡片給朋友喔?真難得!
   
A : No, not really. I can't afford the cards and the postage, and I have so many friends. So I've gone digital too.
ㄟ,哪能啊!買卡片很貴的ㄝ,郵票也要錢ㄝ!我朋友又這麼多,當然是用電子賀卡囉 ~

152.

12-29

A : The final exams are coming next week.
下下禮拜就要期末考了。
   
B : Do you have to remind me of the exams all the time?
拜託,現在不要講這種煞風景的話!

153.

12-30

A : Are you going home for the New Year holidays?
你元旦要回家嗎?
   
B : It's too much of a rush, being just a one-day holiday! Besides, the freeway will be jammed.
才放一天假,太趕了!而且高速高路一定塞車的。
154.

12-31

A : Tomorrow is the beginning of the New Year. Happy New Year!
明天就是新的一年的開始了。祝你新年快樂!
   
B : Thanks. I'm going to a concert at City Hall. There'll be a live broadcast from there.
謝謝!我待會兒就要去參加市政府辦的跨年演唱會了。有現場轉播喔!
   
A : Then I'll see you on TV.
那我待會兒看電視就會看到你了!
   
B : Videotape it, will you? If you see me on TV that is.
幫我錄下來!