词海拾贝:交通工具

时间:2008-05-22 08:32:23 来源:英语学习网站

1.车辆

A:How did you get here?
B:I came by bus.
A:And the others?
B:Sue and John came by car.
A:And Paul?
B:He missed the bus, so he had to take a taxi.

bus
公共汽车

bicycle(bike)
自行车

coach
长途公共汽车

motorbike
摩托车

van
面包车

lorry
货车


2.乘公共汽车,坐出租车

Bus 公共汽车:driver; drives; fare; catch/take; get on/off; bus station
Train 火车:driver; drives; fare; catch/take; get on/off; railway station
Plane 飞机:pilot; flies; air fare; take;  get on/off; airport
Taxi 出租车:driver; drives; fare; take; get on/off; taxi rank
Bicycle 自行车:cyclist; rides;-;go on; get on/off;-
Car 轿车:driver; drives; -; go by; get in/out;-


3.火车站

The train now arriving at platform(站台) 3 is the 8:48 to London Paddington, calling at Swindon and Reading. Passengers(旅客) for Didcot change(=change trains) at Swindon. We apologise to passengers for the late arrival(晚点) of the 8:52 to Oxford. This train will now arrive at platform 6 in approximately 20 minutes. The next train due to(=timetabled to 预计) arrive at platform 4 is the 9:06 to Birmingham.


4.公共汽车

Sometimes buses are not very punctual(=they don't arrive at the correct time 不能准点到达). Where I live buses should run(=come 来) every ten minutes, but sometimes I wait at the bus stop() for half an hour with a long queue(=line 长队) of people, and then three buses come together, and they're all full up(=full of people, and no more people can get on 人满为患). On the other occasions the bus is early and I miss it (=I don't catch it.没赶上).

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