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## Interpreting Figures

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**Outline**• Get familiar with the differences of figures expressions among the three languages • Interpreting Figures with notes • Practice interpreting figures • Expressions with decimal points • Practice interpreting figures with decimal points**Difference between Chinese and English expressions of**Figures 中文数字：４位数 ( 1 0000 ) 个 十 百 千万 十万 百万 千万 亿 十亿 百亿 千亿 万亿 十万亿 百万亿 千万亿 英文数字：３位数 ( 1 000 ) one ten hundred thousand ten thousand hundred thousand million ten million hundred million billion ten billion hundred billion trillion ten trillion hundred trillion thousand…**one**ten one hundred one thousand ten thousand one hundred thousand one million ten million one hundred million one billion ten billion one hundred billion one trillion one hundred billion 一 一十 一百 一千 一万 一十万 一百万 一千万 一亿 一十亿 一百亿 一千亿 一万一千亿 • 1 • 10 • 100 • 1,000 • 10,000 • 100,000 • 1,000,000 • 10,000,000 • 100,000,000 • 1,000,000,000 • 10,000,000,000 • 100,000,000,000 • 1,100,000,000,000 Differences among the three Languages**Practice Interpreting Figures**• Sight Interpreting: look at the following examples and interpret them into both Chinese and English as fast as you can. • 14879 • 9820354289 • 463894057 • 78930526348 • 9868940247549 • 238598312476 • 12120485046083 • 9147995923610 How many figures have you interpreted correctly?**Interpreting figures with notes**• Note-taking is quite necessary for interpreting figures • Example of interpreting figures: • 一万五千八百六十四亿九千零二十四万一千七百六十三 • 1’ 5864’ 9024’ 1763 • one trillion five hundred eighty six billion four hundred ninety million two hundred forty one thousand seven hundred sixty three • 1 586 490 241 763**Practice Interpreting Figures**• Listen to the recording • Interpret the Chinese figures into English • Interpret the English figures into Chinese • Conclusion**Practice interpreting figures with notes**• Practice with your partners (steps) • Each of you write down some figures on a piece of paper at random. • One of you read the figures in Chinese, the other listen and interpret them into English • One of you read figures in English the other listen and interpret them into Chinese**Expressions of figures with decimal point**• More often then not, decimal points are used and put before million, billion & 万、亿 to express figures for convenience, when there are zeros behind. • 1.5 million • 12.67 million • 984.512 million • 6.45 billion • 835.5 billion • 3.476 trillion • 2675.2 billion • 150万 • 1267万 • 9亿8451万2千 • 64亿5千万/ 64.5亿 • 8355亿 • 3万4760亿/3.476万亿 • 2万6752亿**Expressions of figures with decimal point**• Similarly, from Chinese to English • 1.2 万 • 32.95万 • 275.2万 • 1526.8万 • 4.7亿 • 857.6亿 • 5.675万亿 • 12 thsd. • 329 thsd. 5 hdrd. • 2.752 million • 15.268 million • 470 (hdrd.) million 0.47 b • 85.76 billion • 5.675 trillion**Expressions of figures with decimal point and fractions**• Expression of percentage and fractions • 1.2 % • 32.95% • 1/4 • 1/3 • 2/5 • 2 3/7 • 1 point 2 percent. • thirty-two point nine five percent • one quarter • one third • two fifths • two and three sevenths**Practice interpreting figures with notes**• Practice with your partners (steps) • Each of you write down some figures with decimal points on a piece of paper at random. • One of you read the figures in Chinese, the other listen and interpret them into English • One of you read figures in English the other listen and interpret them into Chinese**Practice interpreting figure in text**• Both the content and figures are important in interpreting. • Do not just write down figures and forget other parts of a text. • The following part is exercises of interpreting in which both figures and content of text are included.**Exercises of interpreting figure in text**• 1997年年末全国就业人员6亿9600万人，比上年增加750万人。 • By the end of 1997, the total number of employed people in China was 696 million, an increase of 7.5 million over that of the precious year. • 其中城镇职工1亿4760万，比上年减少85万人。 • Of this total, 147.6 million were workers / staff in urban areas, a decrease of 850,000 over that of the previous year. • 城镇私营个体就业人员2669万人，增加340万人。 • 26.69million people were employed in private enterprises or self-employed in urban areas, an increase of 3.4 million.**Exercises of interpreting figure in text**• 实施再就业工程取得进展，480万下岗职工通过多种途径实现再就业。 • Progress was made in the implementation of reemployment project, and 4.8 million laid-off workers found new jobs through various measures. • 1997年年末全国城镇登记失业率为3.1%，比上年末上升0.1个百分点。 • By the end of 1997, the registered urban unemployment rate throughout the country was 3.1 percent, an increase of 0.1 percentage points over that at the end of 1998.**Master the Techniques in Practice**Proper Practice makes perfect!**更多自考课件可登陆**• http://www.langyuedu.com/JWDT.html • 自考试题中心网址 • http://www.langyuedu.com/STZX.html