【多益普及情境】氣象預報篇 要出國啦!颱風警報怎麼看?

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呼應數位時代的學習需求,多益普及學堂在完整介紹過各種題型之後也要升級了。從本期開始,每次多益普及學堂都會以一個常見的國際溝通情境為主軸,並舉相關練習題。另外,海碩老師將情境相關單字製成Quizlet(Android下載)(IOS下載),也錄製了完整的解說影片。

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多益普及測驗(TOEIC Bridge)的溝通情境包括活動、外出用餐、娛樂、家庭與朋友、一般商務、健康、住宅、辦公室、新聞、學校、購物、旅行,總共包括12 大分類,其中又可細分多達71 個子分類,涵蓋生活中各種常見溝通情景。本次要介紹的是新聞當中的氣象預報,掌握天氣,出門才不怕日曬雨淋。

在閱讀文章之前,要先建立基本單字概念,才能增進閱讀理解。這次要介紹的是氣象預報,所以內容中結合溝通情境學習氣象預報篇要出國啦!颱風警報怎麼看?會有許多跟天氣有關的字詞。只要是多益普及學堂中出現的單字,大抵上都是生活中一定會用到的基礎詞彙,所以請一定要好好將這些字都記好唷!

看懂氣象預報,必學以下單字!

weather   天氣 (n.)
forecast   預告 (n.)
cloudy   多雲的 (adj.)
clear up   放晴 (v.)
breezy   微風的 (adj.)
nearby   附近的 (adj.)
typhoon   颱風 (n.)
rainy   下雨的 (adj.)
stormy   暴風的 (adj.)
sunny   晴朗的 (adj.)
clear   無雲的 (adj.)
sandstorm   沙塵暴 (n.)
researcher   研究員 (n.)
send out   送出、寄出 (v.)
warning   警告 (n.)
encourage   鼓勵、建議 (v.)
citizen   公民 (n.)
foreign   國外的 (adj.)

看懂文章 先記情境單字

雖然相關單字都列表出來,但老師搭配圖片和聲音製作了Quizlet,請同學使用時跟著念,雖然播出來的是Google小姐的聲音,但是有念出來,學習效果真的會好很多。

熟記情境單字後,接下來請試著完成兩篇與氣象預報有關的閱讀測驗題目。TOEIC Bridge的閱讀測驗時間只有35分鐘,所以希望同學可以嘗試在五分鐘之內完成作答,之後若有對答案不確定的地方,請記得看題目後的解說影片收聽詳解唷!

Questions 1-3 refer to the following report:

Let’s look at the weather forecast for the next week in Beijing. From Monday to Wednesday, the city will be having cloudy weather with a small chance of rain. By Thursday, the skies will clear up and it’ll be clear and breezy until Saturday morning. On Saturday afternoon and evening, the winds will be stronger because of a nearby typhoon until Monday morning.

1. Which city is the weather forecast for?
(A)Beijing City 
(B)Shanghai City
(C)Tianjin City
(D)Taipei City

2. What will the weather be like on Friday morning?
(A) Clear and a little windy.
(B) Cloudy and rainy.
(C) Windy and stormy.
(D) Clear and sunny.

3. Why will the weather be windy on Saturday afternoon?
(A) Because a typhoon is close to the area.
(B) Because a sandstorm is coming.
(C) Because the city is near the beach.
(D) Because a rain storm is coming.

答案:AAA

Questions 4-6 refer to the following newspaper report:

Typhoon warning
Weather researchers have sent out a warning for people living in Shanghai and are saying that a large and dangerous Typhoon is coming towards the city. They encourage citizens to stay inside if the wind gets strong. The typhoon is coming from Taiwan towards China and will hit next Tuesday.

4. What warning was given for Shanghai people?
(A) Not to buy foreign products.
(B) Not to go out next Monday.
(C) A typhoon is coming.
(D) Not to eat stinky tofu.

5. What is the meaning of the word “citizens“?
(A) People who live in a country or city.
(B) People who live on a farm.
(C) City workers.
(D) Leader in a country town.

6. When should people stay at home?
(A) In strong windy weather.
(B) On Monday afternoon.
(C) During the weekend.
(D) On Sunday morning.

答案:CAA

李海碩
現職:台中市立東山高中數位學習組長
ETS 認證多益英語測驗專業發展工作坊講師
學歷:國立交通大學教育研究所數位學習組碩士
專長:語言學習、數位教學、翻轉教育

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