托福作为美国留学的必考语言科目,不可避免的要触及到美国大学校园生活,尤其是同学之间、师生之间的说话讨论问题如学业、感情、求助和吵架等,而这部分通常反映在托福听力考试中。所以掌握一些托福听力词汇就起到了事半功倍的效果。本文就给大家整理了一下托福听力中的高频词汇,希望对还在托福备考路上斗争的考生们有所协助。

  be down and out:疲惫不堪,一蹶不振

  EX: After about ten years of no business at all, they are practically down and out。

  EX: I don't think you realize that I am down and out。

  double date:两对伴侣的约会

  EX: Sometimes it's more fun to go on a double date。

  go off the deep end:莽撞行事,感情用事

  EX: He surely went off the deep end when he bought that restaurant。

  go the whole hog:竭尽全力

  EX: When Bob became interested in model airplanes, he went the whole hog。

  jump out of the frying pan into fire:日薄西山(from bad to worse)

  EX: You're jumping out of the frying pan into the fire. By trying to straighten out with Mr.Bagnell, you're getting your self in trouble with Mrs. Bagnell。

  jump down one's throat:横加责备

  EX: I don't mind being corrected when I am wrong, but you don't need to jump down my throat。

  lick into shape:塑造,训练整顿

  EX: Two years in the army will lick him into shape。

  EX: The inspection was announced at two o'clock, and they had the place licked into shape。

  look down one's nose at:五体投地,瞧不起

  EX:The man is a snob. He looks down his nose at most people

  EX:He looks down his nose at the offer. (meaning he doesn't care about the offer。)

  make heavy weather:察觉某事有艰难

  EX:Though the investment is at present making heavy weather, the future is regarded withconfidence。

  make head or tail of: 弄分明,懂得

  EX:Can you understand this letter? I've read it through twice and I juse can't make head of tail of it。

  Stand to reason 分明而且契合逻辑

  Ex:It stands to reason that too many shopping choices can be as bad as too few。

  Ex:If you drink too much coffee a day, it stands to reason that your health will suffer。

  kick around 私自讨论一下

  Ex: We haven't decided where to go on vacation. I think we'd better kick it around for a while。

  put two and two together 找出处置之道

  Ex: At first, he couldn't understand the directions for assembling the bookcase, but later on he was able to put two ond two together。

  以上就是托福听力考试中呈现的关于校园里同学师生间聊天方面的高频词汇,记住了这些词汇在托福考试中能够有意想不到的效果。既然是关于聊天的词汇就十分口语化,对托福口语也会有一定的协助,这真是一箭双雕。所以同学们在平常的备考过程中注意这种词汇的积聚,有了积聚托福听力和托福词汇就能够取得好成果!

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