在英语国家如何顺利乘坐公交车或出租车呢?以下实用口语帮你忙!
 
一、乘坐公交车
 
1.询问车站和车次
 
Which bus goes to the City Library please?请问哪趟公交车开往市图书馆?
 
Is this the bus that goes down Central Street?这趟车是去中央大街的吗?
 
Does this bus stop at the square?这趟车在广场停吗?
 
Where do I catch the bus to the zoo?去动物园的公交车在哪里乘坐?
 
2.How often does bus No. 301 come?301路公交车多久一班?
 
3.How many stops are there to Oxford University?去牛津大学要坐多少站?
 
4.Do I need a transfer?我需要转车吗?
 
[地道解答]
 
transfer作名词和动词均可表示“(公交车、飞机等的)转乘”。
 
5.How much is the fare to the stadium?去体育场的车票多少钱?
 
6.Excuse me, this is my stop.劳驾,我要下车。
 
[地道解答]
 
如果有人坐在你旁边靠过道的座位上或挡在车门前,你可以用这句话请别人让一让。
 
[常见词汇]
 
bus fare公交车票价
 
conductor售票员
 
bus pass公交卡
 
bus shelter公交候车亭
 
bus lane公交专用车道
 
bus station公交总站
 
bus stop公交停靠站
 
terminus终点站
 
courtesy/reserved seat老弱病残孕专座
 
二、乘坐出租车
 
1.Let’s just hail a taxi.咱们干脆叫一辆出租车吧。
 
[地道解答]
 
hail作名词有“冰雹”之意,在这里作动词,意为“大声招呼”,挥手拦出租车可以用flag down a taxi来表达。
 
2.Driver: Where are you heading?你要去哪儿?
 
Passenger: I’m going to the train station, please.劳驾,我要去火车站。
 
[地道解答]
 
head作动词时意为“朝...行进”,例如:head home/north向家/北行进;其后面也可接for/toward/across等介词来指明方位,例如:head toward the river朝河边去。
 
3.Could you take me to the airport?能送我去机场吗?
 
4.Is the meter switched on?计价器开始计价了吗?
 
[地道解答]
 
meter计价器;switch on开启
 
5.Would you mind making a quick stop?你能不能稍微停一下?
 
[地道解答]
 
如果你要顺路接某人,可以说这句话让司机短暂停靠。如果你需要下车办事,很快就回来,也可以说Could you wait a minute for me here?(你能不能在这等我一会儿?)
 
6.Are we almost there?我们快到了吗?
 
7.Have you got anything smaller?有没有面额小一点的?
 
[地道解答]
 
当你用大面额的纸币付车资时,司机或许会这么问。
 
8.May I have a receipt please?请问可以给我开张收据吗?
 
[地道解答]
 
receipt收据