第二期:用英语个人情况的介绍
 

一、对话

 

 

二、原文与翻译

 
A:What is your family name (given name)?
请问你姓什么(叫什么名字)?
B: My family name is Zhao, and my given name is Yunshu
我姓赵,叫云淑。
A: Could you tell me a little bit about yourself, please?
请告诉我一些关于你自己的情况。
B: My name is Li Ming and I live in Shanghai.I was born in 1977. I graduated from Fudan University, major in English. I like music very much and enjoy sports. I was in the badminton club at my uni-versity.
我叫李明,住在上海,生于1977年。 我毕业于复旦大学,主修英语。 我非常喜欢音乐,也喜欢运动, 在学校参加羽毛球队。
A: Does your name reflect your personality?
你的名字反映了你的个性吗?
B: Yes. In some way, it can reflect one's personality. In my case,my name is Yu Xian. Xian means gentle, capable, friendly. my friends all like me, and they all think I am a good girl.
有的。它在某种程度上反映了一个人的个性。 以我为例,我叫余贤。 贤意味着温柔,能干,友好。 我的朋友都喜欢我。他们都认为我是个好女孩。
A: What kind of personality do you think you have?
你认为你是什么样的人?
B: Well, I approach things very enthusiastically, and I don't like to leave something half done.
嗯,我做事非常热心, 我不喜欢把事情做一半。
A: Would you describe yourself as outgoing or more reserved?
你说自己是外向型的还是更加内向型的?
B: Well, I'm not very outgoing, I' m a fairly reserved person.
嗯,我不很外向, 所以我想你得说我是个相当内向的人。
B: (or) I'm not really suremaybe partly both.
我不很确定也许两者兼有。
A: Do you think you are more extroverted or more introverted?
你认为你比较外向还是比较内向?
B: Well, sometimes I want to be by myself, but most of the time I pre-fer being with a group of people, so I guess you' d say quite extroverted.
嗯,有时候我想要单独一个人, 但是大部分时间我比较喜欢和其他人在一起, 所以我想你会说我相当外向。
B: (or) I like being around people and doing things with people.
我喜欢在人群中和大家一起做事。
A: Are you more of a follower or a leader?
你愿意做跟随者,还是领导者?
B: I don't try to get in front of people and lead them, particularly. I'd rather cooperate with everybody else, and get the job done by working together.
我不试图领先别人,特别是领导他们。 我愿和其他每一个人合作, 一起努力完成工作。
A: What would you say about some of your advantages and disadvantages?
你说你有那些缺点和优点?
B: Well, I'm afraid I'm a poor talker, and that isn't very good, so I've been studying how to speak in public. I suppose a strong point of mine is that I like developing new things and ideas.
我恐怕我不会说话,那不大好, 所以我一直在学习如何当众说话。 我想我有一个优点那就是我喜欢发展新的东西和想法。
A: When and where were you born?
你什么时候在什么地方出生?
B: I was born in Hunan on May 10,1977.
1977年5月10日在湖南出生。
A: What is your present address?
现在住哪里?
B: No. I, Zhongguancun Str., Haidian District, Beijing.
北京海淀区中关村大街1号。
 

三、背景知识

 
谈你自己的时候,不要深入你的生活情况,而是设法讲你想让雇主由此对你有所了解的一两件事,这些事应该使你在招聘过程中具有优势。你也许想选取一些有人情味的事情讲给他听,但这么做,你要有把握与雇主的想法吻合。比如你可以说,你愿意为这家公司工作,听说公司会奖励工作的员工。
你或许可以概述一下最近干的工作对你的正在申请的工作有何帮助,为什么你要为这家公司服务。特别值得一提的是,要举例子,或讲个故事,这样你的回答才更易接收,或者给人留下更深印象。
 

四、单词学习

1、提示:n.名词、adj.形容词、vi.不及物动词、vt.及物动词、adv.副词、prep.介词、pron.代词、int.感叹词、num.数词、abbr.短语缩写
2、双击或选中某个单词可划词查字典。(手机端无法使用此功能)
 
be well acquainted with
对......非常熟悉
better
改善 v.动词
extroverted
外向 adj.形容词
family name
姓 n.名词
introverted
内向 adj.形容词
personality
个性 n.名词
scholarship
奖学金 n.名词
sole charge
全权处理
 

四、精选句型(需背诵)

 
1. I approach things very enthusiastically.
我做事非常热心。
2. In some way, my name can reflect my personality.
我的名字在某种程度上反映了我的个性。
3. Would you describe yourself as outgoing or reserved?
你说自己是外向型的还是内向型的?
4. I like being around people and doing things with people.
我喜欢在呆人群中和大家一起做事。
5. I'd rather cooperate with everybody else.
我愿和其他每一个人合作。
6. I graduated from Fudan University, major in English
我念复旦大学,主修英语。
7. I suppose a strong point of mine is that I like developing new things and ideas.
我想我有一个优点那就是我喜欢发展新的东西和想法。