专 业： 单 位： 授 课 人：. 中国人民解放军外国语学院课程课件. 英语高级视听说. 英 语 英语系视听说教研室. 1. Review. 2. Warming-Up Exercises. 3. Exercises in Textbook. 4. Summary and Assignments. Unit 10: Tasks. Review. Translate the following sentences into English. 下届总统的首要任务是改变我们调控金融机制的方式。
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Exercises in Textbook
Summary and Assignments
The next President’s top priority is to change the way we regulate our financial system.
An anti-government rally on October the 7th left at least two dead and 400 wounded when Thai border and local police opened fire with tear gas and incendiary devices on thousands of protesters outside parliament.
chantv. to repeat a word or phrase again and again
dispersev. to go away in different directions
as 车 >< K’s 甲车
飞 20m ← explsn
自 bmbr blast
→ gas 车 expld @巴S 今
entrepreneurn. a person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture
pseudo-pref. false, fake, deceptive
contrivev. to arrange an event or situation cleverly, especially secretly or by deceiving people
supposedlyadv. used when saying what many people say or believe is true, especially when you disagree with them.
unsolicitedadj. not asked for and often not wanted
credencen. the acceptance of something as true
concessionaryadj. specially reduced in price, for example for the old or the poor
affiliaten. a company, organization, etc., that is connected with or controlled by a larger one
contraceptionn. the practice of preventing a woman from becoming pregnant
fertilityn. the ability of a person, animal, or plant to produce babies, young animals, or seeds
labor-intensiveadj. an industry or type of work that is labor-intensive needs a lot of workers
be taken to task be strongly criticized for something one has done, also “be brought to task, be called to task”
The World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is made up of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). IBRD focuses on middle income and poor countries, while IDA focuses on the poorest countries in the world. Together they provide low-interest loans, interest-free credit and grants to developing countries for education, health, infrastructure and many other purposes.
trickle-down effect 点滴投资理论
The “trickle-down effect” is a now-discredited theory of distribution which holds that the concentration of wealth in a few hands benefits the poor as the wealth necessarily “trickles down” to them, mainly through employment generated by the demand for personal services and as a result of investments made by the wealthy. The term was coined by Ronald Reagan in a speech in January 1981 in which he announced huge tax-cuts for the wealthy, the benefits of which he claimed would “trickle-down” to the rest of the population.
synagoguen. a building where Jewish people meet for religious worship
mausoleumn. a large stone building made specially to contain the body of a dead person, or the dead bodies of an important family
in the wake of immediately after
provisional adj. likely or able to be changed in the future, temporary
insolvency n. the condition of not having enough money to pay what you owe
turn over to transfer to another
secessionn. when a country or state officially stops being part of another country and becomes independent
retrenchmentn. a cutting down of expenses
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