So good to have you join us today in English World. I am Mark, along with…
Guo Wenjie. Hello dear friends.
Wenjie, Time flies by so fast. Don't you think so?
That's true. 时光匆匆而过, 过得好快
Yesterday was here and boom it's gone.
Soon, one week will pass. And before you know it, another year has passed.
很快地, 一星期, 一年又过去了
Every tic of the clock means something to us.
We all do daily activities according to the time.
There is time to get up, time to eat, time to work, time to rest…etc
有起床, 吃饭, 工作, 休息的时间
Also, time to make decisions, time to finish your project, a time to begin something new.
有要做决定的时候, 要完成工作的时间表, 要开始做什么的时机
So it seems everything revolves around Time.
Well, today we are going to talk about the subject and the word:"TIME".
今天我们的内容, 就是谈Time 时间
So, stay tune and learn English with us.
Everything About Time 和时光有关的词语
On time (On time 準时 )
In time (In time 迟早, 最後)
Ahead of time (Ahead of time 提前)
Behind time (Behind time迟了, 晚了)
A Good time (A Good time时机很好)
A Bad time (A Bad time时机不好)
The timing is right. (The timing is right时机恰恰好)
Now, let me give some examples on these terms and phrases.
You'd better get up now if you want to be on time. 你若要不迟到, 就该现在起床
Did you hand in the report in time? 你是否及时交了报告呢？
Ahead of time
It's good to plan things ahead of time. 能事先做好计划好, 是对的
You didn't hand in the paper in time. You are behind time. 你并没有按时交作业, 你迟了交
A good time
Now is a good time to take a break. 现在是短暂休息的好时候
A bad time
I am busy with my paper. It's a bad time for me to go out now. 我正在赶报告, 在这当头不能出外
The timing is right.
We should be able to see the result in a week if the timing is right. 如果时机好的话, 我们该能在一星期内看到结果
Now, let's listen to a short paragraph which contains many phrases that have to do with "time". 接着, 来听一个短的段落, 仔细听里面所含有关time 的词语
Time is precious. How do we handle time?
时光非常的宝贵. 我们是怎样处理时间handle time？
We often say, use time wisely. When there are too many things to do, we tend to rush time by doing many things in a short time.
我们常说, 要明智的使用时间 use time wisely 当有太多事务要处理时, 我们会在短时间内作很多事情, 这叫赶时间 rush time
When there’s not enough time to finish something, we try to cut time or limit time by allowing a brief amount of time to do something.
当时间不够用时, 我们会试著以简短的时间作事情, 这叫缩减时间 cut time, 或是限制时间 limit time
When someone is lazy, we say he is squandering time. That's not good.
当有人懒惰时, 我们说他是虚度光阴squandering time, 这可不好
Of course. People who have plenty of time will think of ways to kill time.
对那些有许多空閒时间的人, 他们会想方法Kill time消磨时间
Now, let's review all of these phrases: 来复习这些词语
Handle time (处理时间) , Use time (使用时间) , rush time (赶时间) , cut time (缩减时间) , limit time (限制时间) , squander time (虚度光阴) and, kill time (消磨时间)
Now, let's hear it again with a normal speed. 现在训练你的听力, 以一般速度读出这段
Time is precious. How do we handle time? We often say, use time wisely. When there are too many things to do, we tend to rush time by doing TOO many things in a short time. When there’s not enough time to finish something, we try to cut time or limit time by allowing a brief amount of time to do something. When someone is lazy, we say he is squandering time. That's not good. Of course. People who have plenty of time will think of ways to kill time.
Fun With Idioms 趣味谚语
All great achievements require time.
Time flies like an arrow.
Time is a great healer.
Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.
时间, 是大自然的法则, 好让所有事情不是在瞬间内发生
Mark, isn't that so true? If everything happening all at once, we can't handle that.
That's right. It all takes time.
For example, For flowers to bloom.
For fruits to ripen.
For work to be done right.
For children to grow well.
These all take time.
These can not be rushed.
When things are done in good time, it will bear good results.
We call this: the timing is right.
也就是：The timing is right. 这个时机是正确的
Wenjie, you know me, sometimes I am not very good at waiting.
I want things to be done quickly. So, sometimes I am rush to do things.
How about for you?
Well, I usually wait and wait before doing things. 而我, 很多时候是慢条斯理的先观望一番才开始做什么
I guess we kind of balance each other out.
It's never easy to know when is a good time to do things.
It takes a lot of wisdom.
You are absolutely right.这需要很多智慧呢！
Words To Live By 圣经良言
For everything there is a season, 凡事都有定期、
and a time for every matter under heaven. 天下万务都有定时．
Ecclesiastes 3:1 传道书
The creator God is the God of good timing.
He makes all things beautiful in His time.
We see the wisdom and power of God in Nature.
At the same time, the Bible reveals to us that God acts and accomplishes things according to His timing.
同时, 我们在圣经里也看到神在祂看为好的时候行事, 成就工作
There are phrases like: At the right time, in the appoint time, in the due season, In His time.
经文里有：在对的时机, 在定规之时, 到了时候, 在祂的时机
God has his salvation plan to redeem everything to himself.
And, He will accomplish things according to His will.
And of course, in God's good timing.
With this in mind, we can learn not to be anxious.
To wait on the Lord, put our trust in God and not grow weary.
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