本文为同学们归纳总结了部分英语六级真题中的重点词汇,希望同学们多加记忆,祝同学们取得优异的六级成绩。
 
Ⅰ. It might be tempting, therefore, to think that the old barriers have been broken down and equal opportunity achieved.(2011. 06 阅读 Text3)
【翻译】所以“旧的障碍已经消除了,能做到机会均等了”这样的想法似乎很吸引人。
【词汇】1. tempting a. 诱人的,吸引人的
例:I turned down their tempting offer.
我拒绝了他们诱人的邀约。
2. barrier n. 栅栏,障碍物
例:The barriers kept them from moving on.
障碍物使得他们无法继续前进。
3. opportunity n. 机会,时机
例:He grasped this rare opportunity.
他抓住了这次良机。
 
Ⅱ. At the moment candidates are selected on a fairly narrow set of criteria such as prior academic and career performance, and analytical and problem solving abilities. (2011.06 阅读 Text3)
【翻译】现在,候选人是根据一套相当有局限性的准则来选出的,比如先前的学习成绩和职业表现,分析能力和解决问题的能力等。
【词汇】1. candidate n. 候选人
例:She was nominated as candidate for the Best Actress.
她被提名为最佳女演员的候选人。
2. criteria n. 标准,准则;criterion的复数形式;
例:The new criteria should be made known to all staff.
新标准应该让所有职员都清楚知道。
3. prior a. 在……之前的,优先的
例:She claimed that she had no prior knowledge of the strike.
她声称她事前对于罢工并不知情。
4. analytical a. 分析的
例:He lacks analytical ability.
他缺乏分析能力。
 
Ⅲ. But schools rarely dig down to find out what really makes an applicant succeed, to create a class which also contains diversity of attitude and approach – arguably the only diversity that, in a business context, really matters. (2011.06 阅读 Text3)
【翻译】但是学校很少深挖下去找出到底是什么真正使得一个申请人成功。创建一门也涵盖态度和方法差异的课程才是真正重要的。而这一差异可以说是商务中唯一的差异。
【词汇】1. applicant n. 申请人
apply (v.申请,应用)——application(n.)——applicant(n.)——applicable(a.可用的)
2. diversity n. 多样性,差异
例:the cultural diversity of American society 美国社会的文化多样性
3. approach n. 途径,方法
例:I think it is the best approach to solve this problem.
我认为这是解决这个问题的最佳方法。
4. arguably adv. 雄辩地,可论证地
例:He is arguably the best actor of this century.
他可以称得上是本世纪最棒的演员。