Ages

岁数

① Listen to the dialogues and circle the correct answers.

听MP3对话,并选出正确答案。

1.(  ) (a) 9 years old        (b) 19 years old     (c) 91 years old       (d) 99 years old

2.(  ) (a) early 30s          (b) late 30s            (c) 13                     (d) early 40s

3.(  ) (a) 21 months old  (b) 21 years old      (c) 20 months old    (d) 20 years old

4.(  ) (a) early 60s          (b) over 16            (c) under 16            (d) late 60s

5.(  ) (a) 32                   (b) 23                   (c) 33                      (d) 22

② Fill in the blanks below with the words in the box.

将下列词填入空格中。

speak / car / world / words / will / walk / its / schoolboy / man / weight / toddler / baby / boyfriend / age

1. A: How old is your __________?

B: He’s 10 months old.

A: Can he __________ very well?

B: No. I think children at his age cannot walk very well.

2. A: Can a 2-year-old __________ speak a few meaningful __________ ?

B: Yes, but, not very many.

A: Such as…?

B: Hum…words like…“Pa-Pa”, “Ma-Ma” and “Yes”…

3. A: When will your __________ marry you?

B: He said after he has turned 35.

A: So… how old __________ you be when he is 35?

B: Well, I’ll be 30…

4. A: Is there any __________ requirement for this job application?

B: Yes. The applicants should be above 18 years old.

A: How about a __________ of 55?

B: Well, if there is such a case we should submit it to our chief manager.

5. A: What a beautiful antique __________ !

B: This is my grandpa’s old car.

A: What’s ___ age?

B: It’s about 80 years old.

答  案

① 1. d 2. a 3. c 4. d 5. b

② 1. baby / walk  2. toddler / words  3. boyfriend / will  4. age / man  5. car / its

Knowledge Time

会话知识百科

1 法定岁数未成年者称为:minor.

2 child或kid(=小孩)其相反词为adult或grown-up(=大人)(p.s.皆为名词使用)。

3 grown-up亦可用做形容词,例如:This is a grown-up cloth. 这件是大人的衣服。

 

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