Unit 4 Making the News

I. Phrases

1. be curious about 对……感到好奇

2. be to do 必将 / 将要 / 应该

3. go out on a story 外出采访

4. on one’s own 独自

of one’s own 自己的……

5. concentrate on 集中精力于……

6. be of interest = be interesting 有趣的

7. bring …with … 随身携带

8. have a nose for… 对……非常敏感

9. depend on 依赖

10. a trick of the trade 职业诀窍

11. accuse sb. of sth.= charge sb. with sth. 指控某人做某事

12. so as to do sth.(句中) 为了……

13. be supposed to have done 理应当 / 被认为做过某事

14. look forward to (doing) sth. 盼望做某事

15. be eager to do sth. /for sth. 渴望做……/……

16. get the wrong end of the stick 完全搞错了

17. tell the whole truth 说出全部真相

18. ahead of 在……前头

19. set (out)to do/ set about doing 着手做某事

20. pass… on to… 把……传递给……

21. make an appointment with sb. 与某人约会,预约

22. polish the style 润色语言风格

23. be / get absorbed in 专心于,集中精力于

24. in turn 依次,逐个地

25. defend…against… 为某人辩护

26. note down 记下

27.cover sth. / interview sb.报道某事 / 采访某人

28. do some research on… 对……做调查

29. work on 从事

30. last of all 最后

31. on purpose / by accident 故意地 / 偶然,意外地

32. arrange an interview (with sb. )安排采访

33. stick to 坚持

34. A rather than B A而不是B

35. account for 解释

36. through sb.’s analysis 通过某人的分析

II. Sentences:

1. (倒装)Never will ZY forget his first assignment at the office of China Daily.


2.(倒装)Only when you have seen what he or she does, can you cover a story by yourself.

3. ( There’s ) No need for a camera ! 没必要带相机。

4.(倒装)Not only am I interested in photography, but I took a course at university, so it’s actually of special interest to me.


5. This is how the story goes. 事情是这样的。

6. Have you ever had a case where somebody accused your reporters of getting the wrong end of the stick?