爱思英语编者按:BEC商务英语,商务英语考试中的No.1,含金量已经无需多言。但是,无论是还在犹豫是否要参加BEC考试的,还是已经通过BEC考试的,都在疑惑到底学了BEC有什么用呢?本节目通过核心学习、词汇、课文、对话等四方面内容让BEC活学活用起来。

Ⅰ.核心学习:Mistakes 犯错

Steve: Hi Mike. You're in the office bright and early today.
史蒂夫:嗨迈克,你今天来公司太早了。

Mike: I know. I was so strung-out last night that I could not sleep.
迈克:我知道。昨天晚上我太紧张了睡不着觉。

Steve: That's tragic buddy. What is making you feel so nervous?
史蒂夫:那太不幸了朋友。什么事让你那么紧张?

Mike: I am too ashamed to tell anyone. Just leave me alone.
迈克:太难以启齿了,别问我了

Steve: Mike, we have helped each other out of many jams. Please let me help you this time.
史蒂夫:迈克,我们曾经互相帮助解决了很多困难。这次让我来帮你吧。

Mike. Well, OK. Yesterday I deleted some important files that the boss really needs and I don't know what to do!
迈克:好吧。昨天我把老板需要的一些重要文件删掉了,我不知道怎么办才好。

Steve: Is that all? People are not robots Mike. We all make mistakes sometimes.
史蒂夫:就因为这吗?人不是机器迈克,我们都有犯错的时候。

Mike: Really? I feel much better now that I have told you.
迈克:真的吗?跟你讲了以后我现在感觉好多了。

Steve: Listen carefully because I have lots more to say about office mistakes.
史蒂夫:关于在办公室里做错事我还有很多话要说,好好听。