Unit 30: An international event 一场国际赛事

CLAIRE: How long is the race this weekend?
本周的比赛跑多少里?

PAUL: Ten miles. It's not very long.
10英里,不算长。

CLAIRE: And who's in the race?
都有谁参加这次比赛?

PAUL: Well, there are lots of fantastic runners. They come from all over the world.
嗯,都是一些非常棒的运动员,他们来自世界各国。

CLAIRE: Like who?
比如呢?

PAUL: Well, there are some from Australia. They compete in all the European events, and they're impressive.
比如来自澳大利亚的选手,他们参加所有的欧洲赛事,非常令人钦佩。

CLAIRE: Can you compete with them?
你能跟他们比吗?

PAUL: Well. I'm not in the first rank. I can compete in this race, but it's my first half marathon.
额,我不是一流的。我能在这次比赛中跟他们竞争,但这是我第一次跑半程马拉松比赛。

PAUL: I need practice for the London Marathon next year.
我需要为明年的伦敦马拉松赛事练习。

CLAIRE: I'm sure you can do well, Paul.
我确定你能做得很好的,保罗。

PAUL: Well, maybe...
额,或许吧……

PAUL: The other runners are really international. There are Moroccans, Brazilians, Canadians, Germans, Chinese—you name it! They're all very good. Let's wait and see!
其他运动员真的来自世界各地,有摩洛哥、巴西、加拿大、德国和中国运动员,应有尽有。他们都非常棒,我们拭目以待吧。