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入門班

"I'LL BE THERE" by The Jackson 5

You and I must make a pact

We must bring salvation back

Where there is love, I'll be there I'll be there

I'll reach out my hand to you

I'll have faith in all you do

Just call my name and I'll be there I'll be there

 

1. 把”我”放後面,聽起來更禮貌。

My team and I will have a meeting tomorrow.

我的團隊和我明天有個會議。

The meeting will be led by my boss and me.

那個會議會由我的老闆跟我主導。

 

2. 對象明確時,省略"主詞"更直接。

(You) Meet me in my office when you get a chance.

(你)有空的話來我的辦公室找我吧。

(You) Please give the file to client after the meeting.

(你)在會議後請將檔案交給客戶。

 

"EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE" by The Police

Every breath you take

Every move you make

Every bond you break

Every step you take

I'll be watching you

Oh can't you see

You belong to me

My poor heart aches

With every step you take

 

1. 把步調放慢時用”take”

Take a breath 呼吸

Everyone, relax and take a deep breath. I’m about to make a surprising announcement.

各位,放輕鬆、深呼吸,我要來宣佈一個驚喜。

Take steps散步

How many steps should I take per day?

我一天該走多少步?

Take a break 休息

After working for a long time, I need to take a break.

工作了這麼久,我需要休息一下。

 

2. 表示未來時用”make”

Make moves採取行動

We will need to start making moves to ask for feedback.

我們需要開始行動以獲得回饋。

Make a wish 許願

(You)Close your eyes and make a wish.

閉起眼睛然後許個願。

Make a plan 計畫

Her birthday is coming and we are making a plan.

他的生日快到了,我們正在計畫。

 


本文收錄於英語島English Island 2018年5月號

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