[基础能力提升]D1 清晨朗读731:I was a confirmed cynic, then I had kids

原文:清晨朗读731:I was a confirmed cynic, then I had kids

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一、生词
1.cynic [ˈsɪnɪk] 愤世嫉俗者,讽世者;犬儒学派的人 2.camouflage[ˈkæməˌflɑʒ, -ˌflɑdʒ] vt.& vi.伪装;掩饰;欺瞒 n.伪装;掩饰;〈喻〉幌子
3.cynicism美 [ˈsɪnɪˌsɪzəm] n.玩世不恭;愤世嫉俗;讥笑,讥讽的言词;犬儒哲学,犬儒主义
4.cheeky [ˈtʃiki] adj.无礼的,不要脸的,厚颜无耻的
5.sarcastic[sɑ:rˈkæstɪk] adj.讥讽的,讽刺的,挖苦的
6.dole [doʊl] n.失业救济金;救济物;施舍物vt.发放救济;少量分发
7.overly [ˈoʊvərli] adv.过度地,极度地
8.skeptical['skeptɪkəl] adj.怀疑性的,好怀疑的,<口>无神论的
9.pitch-perfect
10.insincerity [ˌɪnsɪnˈsɛrətɪ] n.伪善;不诚实,无诚意
11.fuming[fjʊmɪŋ] v.冒烟;愤怒( fume的现在分词 );大怒;发怒
12.minutiae [mɪˈnu:ʃii:] n.微小的细节,细枝末节;(常复数)细节,小事( minutia的名词复数 )
13.obsessed[əb'sest] adj.着迷的;一门心思的;(思想)无法摆脱的
14.stewed [stu:d] adj.焦虑不安的,烂醉的v.煨;炖( stew的过去式和过去分词 );思考;担忧
15.sour [saʊr] adj.有酸味的;敌对的;坏脾气的;别扭的
16.cliche [kli:'ʃeɪ] n.陈词滥调
17.proclamation[ˌprɑ:kləˈmeɪʃn] n.宣布,公布;公告,布告;宣言书

二、词组
1.doling out the truth

2.glass half-empty type
悲观的人

3.pointed out a rainbow
4.fume over the minutiae of my day
5.cutting me off in traffic
6.acting out an episode of Seinfeld.
7.showered me with parenting advice and clichés

三、句子
1.This truth, of course, was always of the overly skeptical, glass half-empty type.

2.I most likely would have responded with “cool,” in the most pitch-perfect insincerity.

3.I obsessed over the details of a car cutting me off in traffic or the cashier at the grocery store who most definitely rolled her eyes at me.

4.I stewed on these interactions

5.And like most new parents, everyone from neighbours to complete strangers, showered me with parenting advice and clichés.

6.Feelings were bubbling up from under that thick layer of cynicism I had built up over the years.

四、复述
基于单词进行复述。

复述的时候还是有意识地在背诵,需要改正。


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第三步,整理完好词好句后,立刻利用这些词语加上原先掌握的词汇,口头复述一下听到的内容

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1.生词
cynic
camouflaging
cynicism
cheeky
sarcastic
doling
overly
skeptical
pitch-perfect
insincerity
fuming
minutiae
obsessed
stewed
sour
clichés
proclamations

2.词组
doling out the truth
glass half-empty type
pointed out a rainbow
fume over the minutiae of my day
cutting me off in traffic
acting out an episode of Seinfeld.
showered me with parenting advice and clichés

3.句子
This truth, of course, was always of the overly skeptical, glass half-empty type.
showered me with parenting advice and clichés.
Feelings were bubbling up from under that thick layer of cynicism I had built up over the years.

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