Guess I have Acrophobia! 我大概有懼高症!

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▼I. 對話       聽發音

   A: I will try bungee jumping someday!

   B: Bungee jumping? Give me a break!

  A: I guess I have acrophobia!

  B: What about rock-climbing, parachuting and gliding?

  A: Never tried! But I got goosebumps by hearing them.

  B: In that case, we can go skate boarding!

  A: Could we go inline skating instead?

  B: But I don’t have inline skates!

  A: Fine. You go skateboarding, I will do figure skating on my inline skates!

  B: That is

  英翻中答案

 

▼II. 單字:
  1. bungee jumping 高空彈跳
  2. acrophobia 懼高症 (acro:高高的,phobia:恐懼症)
  3. Do you have a problem with it?
  1.你有問題嗎?2.(北美常用)你有意見嗎?(一種不滿的說法)
  4. Give me a break! 拜託別說了!別鬧了!
  5. rock climbing 攀岩
  6. parachute  降落傘(n.)、跳傘(v.)(para:超越;chute:快滑)
  7. goose bumps 雞皮疙瘩(goose:鵝;bumpj)永遠用多數
  8. skateboard [`sket`bord] 滑板(n.)、溜滑板(v.)  (skate:溜冰。board:板子)
  9. inline skates  直排輪
 
▼III. 解析

  1. “Give me a break!”的用處如下:
  -放我一馬!
  -別逗了!
  -別瞎扯!

  2. “-phobia為恐懼症之意,最常見的恐懼症有:
   -acrophobia 懼高症
   (acro:高的)
   phobia 單一恐懼症,只怕一種東西
    -xenophobia 仇視或怕外國人的一種心態
  
   (xeno:異種的)
   -misophobia 潔癖
  
   (miso:厭惡)
   agoraphobia 怕人多的恐懼症    (agora: 廣場)

   flightphobia 怕坐飛機的恐懼症

  3. -glide 用滑翔翼飛行(v.) 例:I love gliding!
   -glider 滑翔翼

  4. 溜冰之種類及用法如下:
   -figure skating 花式溜冰 例:
   (1) I love figure skating!
   (2) I can掐 do figure skating.

  -inline skating 直排輪(亦可用roller blading)
  例 Where are my inline skates?或Where are any roller blades?
  我的直排輪呢?

  She is a great inline skater.
  她很會溜直排輪。

  -ice skating 在冰上溜冰
  例 Where are my ice skates?
  我的冰刀鞋呢?

  Let's go ice skating!
  我們去溜冰刀吧!

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請選出以下英文單字正確中文意思?

潔癖 1. misophobia 2. acrophobia 3. hydrophobia
溜冰鞋 1. roller blades 2. skates 3. rock climbing
(冰刀)溜冰鞋 1. inline skates 2. roller blades 3. ice skates
直排輪 1. inline skates 2. rock climbing 3. ice skates
雞皮疙瘩 1. pock 2. goosebumps 3. misophobia
降落傘 1. glide 2. rock climbing 3. parachute
高空彈跳 1. bungee jumping 2. rock climbing 3. scuba diving

  比對答案