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  • Hello. Good afternoon, good evening, good morning. I hope you're having a great day,

    哈囉。午安,晚上好,早安。不管你們在哪,願你們都有個美好的一天

  • wherever in the world you are. Today, we are doing a lesson on adjectives to describe people;

    今天,我們的課程要教敘述人們的形容詞;

  • maybe yourself, maybe people you know. And the way we are doing this today is by looking

    或許是你自己,或許是你認識的人。這次我們的方法就是透過

  • at the horoscope. Okay? That kind of old thing of saying: "You were born in this month, so

    占星術來學習。有一個古諺說:「你生在這個月份,你就會有屬於這個月份的特質」

  • you are like this." I don't really care if you agree or disagree with the horoscope.

    我不在乎你相不相信占星學。

  • Irrelevant. Throw it out the window. We are here to learn some great English. Yeah? So,

    偏題了。我們在這是要學英文的,對吧?

  • we're going to go through them.

    我們開始吧

  • And first we start with a positive trait. So, a "trait" is a characteristic, something

    首先,我們從正面的特質開始。「trait」是一個特質,就是你表現出來的行為。

  • that you do. Okay? So positive traits of people who are Aries, and then negative traits. Okay?

    所以這是牡羊座的正面特質,再來是負面特質。

  • So positive and then negative. Okay? Makes sense? Brilliant. If you are Aries, you were

    正面的然後是負面的。了解? 非常好。如果你是牡羊座,你生來就會...

  • born... So, just before we get started, today is also going to be useful for looking about

    在我們開始之前,今天我們也會教

  • how we talk about dates as well. It's a little bit of revision on dates as well.

    實用的日期的講法,也是一點日期的複習。

  • So, Aries people are... Were born... Past tense. Were born between the 21st of March

    牡羊座的人生於...要用過去式喔,生於3月21日到4月20日。

  • and the 20th of April. So if that's you, positive trait: you are adventurous. You like doing

    如果這是你,正面特質:你很喜歡冒險。你喜歡做事情

  • things. You like exploring and seeing new lands. Okay? You're quite courageous. But

    你喜歡探索並發現新的事物。你很有膽量。

  • the negative trait is that you may be impulsive. Your friend says to you: "Hey, should we go

    但負面特質就是你可能很衝動。你的朋友跟你說:「嘿,我們要穿越馬路嗎?」

  • and cross the road?" And you're like: "Yeah, yeah, I'll cross the road," and a bus comes

    你會說:「好啊好啊,穿越馬路吧。」然後一輛公車開過來

  • and "ughl". Okay? So that's being impulsive.

    啊!所以這就是衝動。

  • Taurus, that's me, the bull. Okay? Taurus... Taurines were born between the 21st of April

    金牛座,就是我,公牛。金牛座的人生於4月21日

  • and the 20th of May. We are persistent. I will carry on until my lesson finishes. Okay?

    到5月20日。我們很執著。我會一直執著到我的課程結束。

  • I carry on. I carry on. But I may be a little inflexible. I'm carrying on with my lesson,

    我會繼續下去。但我或許有點固執。我繼續我的課程,

  • and someone comes and says, you know: -"The building is on fire." -"No, no, no, no, no.

    然後某人進來說,「房子失火了。」「不要,不要...

  • I'm sorry. I am inflexible". "Flexible" means, you know, I am bendy. I cannot bend because

    抱歉,我很固執。」「flexible」意思是,你知道,我是柔軟可彎曲的。我無法彎曲改變

  • I am doing my lesson; this is what I am doing. Okay? So if you do lots of yoga, you would

    因為我正在上課,這就是我在做的事情。如果你常做瑜伽,你就是個

  • be a flexible person. I am inflexible. [Laughs]

    靈活的人。我是固執的人。

  • Gemini. If you're Gemini, you were born between the 21st of May and 20th of June. Now, Gemini

    雙子座。如果你是雙子座,你生於5月21日到6月20日之間。

  • people, they are eloquent and they speak very good English, so probably Gemini people, they're

    雙子座的人很有口才,他們講一口好英文,所以這裡可能可能沒有雙子座的人,

  • not here, because you know, they're already good. So they're eloquent speakers. Maybe

    因為你知道,他們已經夠好了。他們是很有口才的講者

  • they're... Okay, so we can talk about eloquent speech, and we can talk about maybe eloquent

    或許他們...好,我們講到有口才的說話方式,或許我們可以講到關於美麗的服裝

  • clothes. So you can say: "He was dressed very eloquently." Formal use of language. So they're

    所以你可以說:「他穿得非常漂亮。」正式的用法。

  • eloquent, but they're superficial. Okay? Maybe all they care about is their clothes, and

    他們很會表現,但膚淺,或許他們只在乎他們的衣服,

  • they don't want to think about meditation and prayer, and world peace. Okay? So they're

    他們不想接觸冥想、祈禱和世界和平那類的事。

  • just thinking about: "My Gucci top."

    他們就是想著:「我的 Gucci。」

  • Cancer, those guys were born between the 20th of June and the 22nd of July. They are cautious.

    巨蟹座,生於6月20日到7月22日之間,他們是謹慎的

  • "Is it safe to come in the room now? Is it safe? Do I have time to go into the room?

    「現在進到房裡安全嗎?安全嗎?我有時間進來嗎?

  • I'm not sure if I have time." Okay? I'm cautious. Sometime... Maybe you've seen this word: "caution".

    我不確定我有沒有那個時間。」我很謹慎。有時候...或許你看過這個詞「小心」

  • You might see it on a road sign. "Caution: ferrets crossing the road." I have to pay

    你可能會在看到這個在路標上。「小心:雪貂穿越馬路。」

  • attention. These people are always paying attention. And on... So that... That's meant

    我必須注意。這些人總是保持警覺。所以

  • to be a positive trait, they're cautious. Maybe it's negative. I don't know. A negative

    那是正面的特質,他們很謹慎。或許這是負面的,我不知道。

  • trait is that they are hypersensitive. This means... "Hyper" means more than sensitive.

    負面的特質就是他們太敏感。意思是...「Hyper」意思是過於敏感。

  • So "sensitive" is I am really aware of your feelings. All right? "Oh, no. No. Are you

    「sensitive」是我意識到你的感受。「喔不,不,你很難過嗎?

  • upset? Are you angry? Oh no. No, no, no. He's angry. Oh, no. I've made him angry." Okay?

    你很生氣嗎?喔不,不,不,他在生氣,喔不,是我讓他生氣的。」

  • I am more than sensitive. Okay? Good.

    我過於敏感。好嗎? 很好。

  • Leo, the lion. Roar. 23rd of July to the 22nd of August. Expansive. Now, if you've studied

    獅子座,獅子。7月23日到8月22日。率直的,如果你有學拉丁文,

  • your Latin, you'll know that "ex" means out of. "Expand", yeah? We talk about science.

    你就會知道「ex」有跨出的意思。「Expand」 對吧? 當我們講到科學,

  • Expand, it means to grow bigger. If my stomach is expanding, it's getting bigger. If I'm

    Expand,意思是膨脹。如果我的胃膨脹,它就擴大了。

  • an expansive person, my horizons are getting bigger. Okay? Maybe I think about going to

    如果我是率直的人,我的眼界會更大。或許我想去美國、

  • America, to India, to the Philippines. I have so many ideas. I'm expansive. But maybe I'm

    印度、菲律賓。我有很多的想法。我很率直,但我可能很偏狹。

  • intolerant. Okay? This is quite a good little word: "tolerant". If I am tolerant of my boss,

    「寬容」是一個很不錯的字。如果我對我的老闆寬容,

  • it's okay if he walks in five minutes late. I'm being tolerant. "It's okay. Don't worry.

    他遲到五分鐘走進來是 OK 的。我很寬容,「沒問題,別擔心,

  • You know, I'm here. Don't worry about it." But if I'm intolerant: "So you're late! Aw.

    你知道我在這,別擔心那個。」但如果我很偏狹,「你遲到了!

  • It started five minutes ago. Where are you?" Yeah? That is not being tolerant, not being kind.

    吼,我們五分鐘前就開始了,你人在哪裡?」 這就是不寬容,不和善。

  • Virgo, 23rd of August to the 21st of September. Virgis, I don't know how you call them. They

    處女座,8月23日到9月21日。處女座,我不知道你們是怎麼稱呼的。

  • are meticulous. "Meticulous", this is a great, juicy English adjective. If I'm meticulous,

    他們一絲不苟,「Meticulous」是個很棒又生動的英文形容詞。如果我一絲不苟,

  • maybe I'm in the army and I'm very good at planning. So my board will look like too-too-too-too-too.

    或許我會在軍隊裡,並且善於計畫。所以我的白板會看起來非常一絲不苟。

  • Meticulous. Every "t" is perfectly formed with a little cross. If I'm meticulous, my

    每個「t」都會有精確的一小橫槓。如果我一絲不苟,

  • shoes are perfect. My hair is perfect. I'm very neat. Okay? You have the top button done

    我的鞋子會是完美無缺的,我的頭髮會是完美的,我非常整潔。你會扣起最上頭的扣子。

  • up. Meticulous. Meticulous. But maybe a bit too fussy. "It's a red pen. But I wanted a

    一絲不苟,但或許有點太龜毛。「這是支紅筆,但我要的是藍筆,

  • blue pen. I don't like red pens. Sorry, I only like blue pens." Okay? If I'm fussy,

    我不喜歡紅筆,抱歉,我只喜歡藍筆。」如果我很龜毛,

  • I am too choosy, too picky. Okay? Picky. That's kind of slang; this is a proper word. Still

    我就是太挑剔,太吹毛求疵了。吹毛求疵是一種俚語,是個固有的詞。

  • with me? Still understanding? Still remembering? Yeah? Got some great words up here.

    還跟得上我嗎?了解嗎?記得起來嗎?記下上面一些不錯的字吧。

  • Libra, September 23rd to October the 22nd. Sociable. We had that word in another video

    天秤座,9月23日到10月22日。善於交際的。在我之前錄的影片中我們還學會一些詞。

  • I did earlier. Flatmates wanting you to be sociable, to be able to talk to people. But

    希望你與人們多交際、多講話的室友。

  • indecisive. What word can you see there? Can you see...? Can you see...? What other word

    但遲疑不決。在那裏你看到什麼字?看得到嗎?看得到嗎?

  • do you think might be a bit similar, there? That's it, "decision". Okay? So if I'm indecisive,

    你覺得還有什麼其他的字跟他相似的? 那就是「決定」,對吧?如果我遲疑不決,

  • I can't make a decision. "Umm, umm should I go by car or by bicycle? By car or by...?

    我就無法做決定。「嗯,我要開車還是騎腳踏車去呢? 開車還是....?

  • I don't know." I can't make a choice. Okay? Obviously, the answer's bicycle. Indecisive,

    我不知道。」我無法做選擇。顯然的,答案是騎腳踏車。遲疑不決,

  • can't make decision. So, again we're looking at positive traits here; negative traits here.

    無法做決定。我們再次看看這裡正面和負面的特質。

  • Scorpio, the man with a killer bite. Or woman. October the 23rd to November the 21st. Forceful.

    天蠍座,一個致命的男人,或女人。10月23日到11月21日,強勢的。

  • Okay? I'm at a party. I go: "Here's my business card." I am forceful. Okay? But maybe they

    在一個派對上,我說:「這是我的名片」我很強勢。但或許他們有點

  • can be a bit too forceful. Okay? If I'm an actor and I meet a film producer, I say: "Put

    太強勢了,如果我是一位演員,遇見電影製作人,

  • me in your film." And the guy's like: -"No. I'm sorry. I'm looking for a two-foot mole,

    我說:「讓我在你的電影裡演出。」然後他說:「不,很抱歉,我正在找高兩英呎的演員,

  • and you are a six-foot funny looking person." -"But no. I need to be in your film." Obstinate.

    你是個長得滑稽的六英呎演員。」「不行,我一定要演你的電影。」倔強的。

  • I am being obstinate. I am forcing too much.

    我是倔強的,我太強勢了。

  • Sagittarius, November 22nd to December the 21st. Jovial. If I'm jovial, I have fun, I

    射手座,11月22日到12月21日。快活的,如果我很快活,我很風趣,

  • speak nicely. I share. I am fun. My conversations are enjoyable. Okay? I'm smiling. Yeah? But

    講話爽快,我分享,我很有趣。我的對話令人愉快。我正在微笑,對吧?

  • maybe I have no tact. Now, "tact", this is I know what to say. So I don't tell my boss:

    但我可能不是很圓融。「tact」就是我知道該講什麼,我不會告訴我老闆:「

  • "I slept with your mom last night", because that would be no tact; that would be tactless.

    昨天我跟妳媽睡了一晚。」因為那不得體,是不圓融的。

  • "Tact", if I'm tactful-okay?-I choose what words I say.

    「圓融」,如果我很圓融,我會選擇我該講的詞。

  • Capricorn, December the 22nd to January the 19th. Disciplined. At 6:00am I get up. For

    摩羯座,12月22日到1月19日。有紀律的。我六點起床,

  • my breakfast, I eat porridge with a glass of blueberry juice. And then I go and do swimming

    我吃麥片粥配上一杯藍莓汁當早餐,然後我去體育場游泳,

  • in the gym. But whilst they have a good routine... Okay? Discipline goes with routine. They may

    他們有很好的紀律,紀律隨著例行公事走。

  • be too miserly. Okay? -"No. You can't have any money. No." -"Can I have 10P?" -"No. No,

    他們或許太吝嗇了一點,「不行,你不能向我借任何一毛錢,不行。」「借我10分錢呢?」

  • you certainly well can't. Go away." Okay? I don't want to give any money away. Keep

    「不,不,你就是不能借,走開。」我不想借任何一塊錢出去。

  • it in my pocket. I could do with being a bit more miserly.

    繼續放在我口袋裡。我做得更吝嗇了一點。

  • Aquarius, January the 22nd to February the 18th. Humanitarian. You have to think Mother

    水瓶座,1月22日到2月18日。人道主義者。你會想到德雷莎修女、

  • Teresa, think sort of Gandhi, Martin Luther King. They care about the world, about people,

    甘地、馬丁路德.金恩。他們關心世界、人們、

  • the environment. Okay? People who are working for charities have a humanitarian aspect to

    環境。做慈善的人們個性上都有著人道主義的觀念。

  • their personality. "Aspect" means part. Okay? "Aspect", I'll write it down. A part of you,

    「Aspect」意思就是要素。我會把「Aspect」寫下來,你的要素,

  • an aspect of you. A humanitarian part. But maybe they are unpredictable. So my wife thinks

    你的一個觀念,一個人道主義的觀念。但或許他們也是無法被預測到的。

  • I am going home to have some dinner, but I decide to go to Heathrow and get on a plane

    我的太太想我會回家吃晚餐,但我決定去西斯羅機場,搭機飛到芬蘭去。

  • to Finland. That would be being not predictable. Okay? So you can predict Benjamin will go

    這是無法預料到的。你可以預料Benjamin會回家吃晚餐,

  • home and eat his dinner. If I am not being predictable, then I do something completely different.

    如果我不可預料,那我就會做些不一樣的事。

  • Okay. Pisces, the fish. Pisces, February the 19th to March the 28th... 20th. That's my

    雙魚座,魚兒。雙魚座,2月19日到3月28日...20日。

  • dad. So, compassionate. "Compassion". Let's just look at this part of the word. So "com"

    那是我爸。富有同情心的。「同情心」。讓我們來看看這個詞一部分,

  • means with. "Passion", the heart. Yeah? I care for people. My... My heart is with the

    「com」意思是一起,「passion」就是心。我關心人們,我的心是和人們一起的。

  • people. But maybe I can be a bit vague. It's like: -"Benjamin, would you like a salad or

    但或許我有點太含糊了點。像是「Benjamin,你想要沙拉還是漢堡?」

  • a burger?" -"A salad, a burger, hmm, I don't know. A salad, burger." Yeah? I don't... I

    「沙拉,漢堡,嗯,我不知道欸,沙拉,還是漢堡呢」

  • don't really give an answer. Okay? That's vague.

    我不會給一個確切的答案,那就是含糊不清的。

  • So, there we have it. Hope you've got some words in here. Adventurous, to go out. Impulsive,

    好了,這就是所有我們學到的,希望你在這可以記下一些詞。喜歡出去冒險的。衝動的。

  • woo, I'm doing this now. Yeah? Impulsive. So, there are some quite similar words, here.

    噢,就是我現在做的事,衝動的。這裡會有些相似的詞,

  • So impulsive is kind of similar to unpredictable. Yeah? Adventurous kind of goes with expansive.

    衝動跟不可預料有點相似,對吧?愛冒險和率直,

  • Meticulous kind of goes with cautious. So there are... There are kind of similar ones,

    一絲不苟和謹慎,這裡還有個相似的,

  • here. Compassionate is quite similar to humanitarian. Yeah? Forceful is... Well, what is forceful

    富有同情心和人道主義有點相似,強勢的...那麼強勢像什麼呢?

  • like? You know what forceful means. I charge ahead.

    你知道強勢的意思,我搶先一步。

  • Folks, we've reached the end of today's lesson. I want you to go to www.engvid.com and get

    各位,今天的課程到這裡結束,我希望你可以到 www.engvid.com

  • 10 out of 10 on your quiz. But more than that, I want you to use these words in your speech.

    考10題滿分,但更重要的我要你在講話時運用這些詞。

  • So, you know, write them down, remember them, and then tell me: "Benjamin, you are the most

    將它們寫下來,記住他們,然後告訴我:「Benjamin,

  • eloquent English teacher I've ever had." And I will say: "Thank you very much."

    你是我見過最有口才的英文老師」我會說:「非常謝謝你。」

  • Subscribe to my YouTube channel and check out www.ExquisiteEnglish.com.

    訂閱我的 YouTube 頻道並上 www.ExquisiteEnglish.com

  • Well done. Use these words. Be good. Good bye.

    非常好,運用這些詞,保重,再見!

Hello. Good afternoon, good evening, good morning. I hope you're having a great day,

哈囉。午安,晚上好,早安。不管你們在哪,願你們都有個美好的一天

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