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  • (mellow music)

    (柔和的音樂)

  • - Hello, everyone and welcome back to English with Lucy.

    -大家好,歡迎光臨 和露西一起回到英語。

  • Today I am going to give you

    今天我要給你

  • 21 advanced alternatives for I think.

    我認為有21種高級替代方法。

  • I think that I think is very boring,

    我覺得我很無聊,

  • overused, and it's just repetitive.

    過度使用,並且只是重複。

  • In debates, in English classes, in conversation,

    在辯論中,用英語 在對話中

  • we are always asked to give our opinion.

    我們總是被要求發表我們的意見。

  • And more often than not,

    而且,很多時候,

  • I hear my students saying,

    我聽學生說

  • "I think," blah, blah, blah, blah,

    “我想,”等等,等等,等等,

  • "I think," blah, blah, blah, blah

    “我想,”等等,等等,等等,等等

  • "I don't think," blah, blah, blah, blah.

    “我不認為,”等等,等等,等等。

  • If you really want to show that you have an incredible,

    如果你真的想展示 你有一個不可思議的

  • and profound, and advanced vocabulary,

    深刻而高級的詞彙,

  • then you need to find some other ways of saying I think so.

    那你需要找一些 我也這麼說。

  • I have got 21 advanced alternatives,

    我有21種高級選擇

  • ranging from formal to informal.

    從正式到非正式。

  • So this video is really going to help you

    所以這部影片真的可以為您提供幫助

  • with your vocabulary,

    用你的詞彙

  • but if you want to improve your listening skills

    但是如果你想改善 你的聽力技巧

  • and your pronunciation skills even further,

    和你的發音 更進一步的技能

  • then I highly recommend the special method

    那我強烈推薦這種特殊的方法

  • of reading an actual book

    讀一本真正的書

  • whilst listening to the audiobook version on Audible.

    在聽 Audible上的有聲讀物版本。

  • It might sound complicated, but it's not,

    聽起來可能很複雜,但事實並非如此,

  • and it has helped so many of my English students.

    它幫助了很多人 我的英語學生。

  • What you have to do is take a book

    你要做的就是看書

  • that you have already read in English,

    您已經閱讀過英文,

  • or a book that you would like to read in English,

    或一本書 喜歡讀英語,

  • I've got loads of recommendations down below

    我有很多 下面的建議

  • in the description box, and read it whilst listening

    在說明框中,然後 邊聽

  • to the audiobook version on Audible.

    到Audible上的有聲讀物版本。

  • So as you are reading the words,

    因此,當您閱讀單詞時,

  • you are also hearing the words.

    您也在聽這些話。

  • Reading alone will not help you with your pronunciation.

    獨自閱讀無濟於事 你的發音。

  • English is not a strictly phonetic language,

    英語不是嚴格的 語音語言

  • the way a word is spelt or written in English

    單詞拼寫的方式 或用英文寫

  • might not give you any indication

    可能不會給您任何指示

  • as to how it is pronounced.

    關於它的發音。

  • If you listen to a word as you read it,

    如果您在閱讀單詞時聽一個單詞,

  • your brain will start making connections,

    你的大腦將開始建立聯繫,

  • and the next time you see that word,

    下次您看到這個詞時,

  • you'll know exactly how it's meant to sound,

    你會確切地知道 它是要聽起來的

  • how it's pronounced, and the next time you hear that word,

    它的發音以及 下次您聽到這個字時,

  • you'll know exactly how it's spelt, or written.

    你會確切地知道 它是拼寫的或書面的。

  • It is such an effective method,

    這是一種有效的方法,

  • and the best part is you can get one free audiobook

    最棒的是你 可以獲得一本免費的有聲讀物

  • as a 30-day free trial on Audible,

    作為對Audible的30天免費試用,

  • all you've got to do is click on the link

    您所要做的就是單擊鏈接

  • in the description box, and sign up.

    在說明框中,然後註冊。

  • Right, let's get started with the lesson.

    是的,讓我們開始上課。

  • Number one is an informal one, it's, "I'm not going to lie,"

    第一是非正式的 是,“我不會撒謊”

  • or, "I'm not gonna lie,"

    或者,“我不會撒謊”

  • I've got a video on wanna and gonna,

    我有一個想要和想要的視頻,

  • it's a very helpful one actually, "I'm not gonna lie,"

    這是一個非常有幫助的 實際上,“我不會撒謊”

  • sometimes just shortened down to, "Not Gonna Lie,"

    有時只是縮短 直到“不要說謊”

  • or abbreviated to N-G-L.

    或縮寫為NGL。

  • So if we're texting, NGL, and then our opinion.

    因此,如果我們要發送短信,NGL, 然後我們的意見。

  • An example, "I'm not going to lie,

    例如,“我不會說謊,

  • "I was pretty insulted to not be invited

    “我很受侮辱不被邀請

  • "to my ex-boyfriend's wedding."

    “參加我前男友的婚禮。”

  • "I'm not going to lie, I was pretty insulted

    “我不會撒謊, 我很侮辱

  • "to not be invited to my ex-boyfriend's wedding."

    “不要被邀請到我的 前男友的婚禮。”

  • Number two is, "In all honesty, in all honesty."

    第二個是 誠實,說實話。”

  • This is very commonly used nowadays,

    如今這是非常常用的

  • and I would say it's leaning towards informal.

    我會說 傾向於非正式。

  • An example, "In all honesty, I had every right to be there.

    例如,“老實說, 我有權在那裡。

  • "In all honesty, I had every right to be there."

    “說實話,我曾經 在那裡的一切權利。”

  • Number three is, "In my view, in my view,"

    第三是“在我看來,在我看來”

  • and this one is slightly more formal, actually.

    而這個稍微 實際上更正式。

  • Another example, "In my view, I should have been invited,

    再舉一個例子,“在我看來, 我應該被邀請的

  • "so it was totally fair for me to turn up on the day.

    “因此,對於 我來參加這一天。

  • "In my view, I should have been invited,

    “我認為應該邀請我,

  • "so it was totally fair for me to turn up on the day."

    “因此,對於 我有一天參加。”

  • A lot of these examples will use should have,

    這些例子很多 將使用應該有,

  • would have, and could have.

    會,也可能會。

  • I've recently made a video about shoulda, woulda and coulda,

    我最近拍了一段關於 應該,應該和可能

  • so I've shared that link in the description box

    所以我分享了那個鏈接 在說明框中

  • and up here on a card. (laughs)

    然後放在卡片上(笑)

  • Number four is, "If you ask me, if you ask me."

    第四是“如果你 問我,如果你問我。”

  • An example, "If you ask me,

    例如,“如果您問我,

  • "the church service was wonderful,

    “教堂的服務很棒,

  • "but it was a shame I have to stand at the back.

    “但這是我的恥辱 必須站在後面。

  • "If you ask me, the church service was wonderful,

    “如果你問我,教堂 服務很棒,

  • "but it was a shame I had stand at the back."

    “但這是我的恥辱 站在後面。”

  • Number five is, "As far as I can tell,

    第五點是,“據我所知,

  • "as far as I can tell."

    “據我所知。”

  • These past two have been fairly neutral,

    這兩個過去是相當中立的,

  • neither informal nor formal, as far as I can tell.

    既不正式也不正式 據我所知。

  • An example, "As far as I can tell,

    例如,“據我所知,

  • "the bride wasn't really expecting me.

    “新娘不是真的在等我。

  • "As far as I can tell,

    “據我所知,

  • "the bride wasn't really expecting me."

    “新娘不是真的在等我。”

  • Number six is, "To my mind, to my mind,"

    第六點是,“在我心中,在我心中”

  • and this just means to me,

    而這對我來說意味著

  • but we're talking about our brain rather than ourselves,

    但是我們在談論我們的 大腦而不是我們自己

  • and it is more formal.

    而且比較正式。

  • An example, "To my mind,

    例如,“在我看來,

  • "she should have been happier to see me

    “她應該更高興見到我

  • "and receive my support.

    “並獲得我的支持。

  • "To my mind, she should have been happy to see me

    “在我看來,她應該 很高興見到我

  • "and receive my support."

    “並得到我的支持。”

  • Number seven, again, slightly more formal,

    第七,再正式一點,

  • "As far as I'm concerned, as far as I'm concerned."

    “就我而言, 就我而言。”

  • An example, "As far as I'm concerned,

    例如,“就我而言,

  • "she totally overreacted and shouldn't have cried.

    “她完全反應過度 並且不應該哭。

  • "As far as I'm concerned, she totally overreacted

    “就我而言, 她完全反應過度

  • "and shouldn't have cried."

    “而且不應該哭。”

  • Again, more info on should have, would have, and could have,

    同樣,有關更多信息, 將會並且可能會

  • in the description box, it's a really important lesson.

    在說明框中 一個非常重要的教訓。

  • Number eight, "The way I see things,"

    第八,“我看事物的方式”

  • or, "the way I see it," you can use either/or.

    或者,“我的看法” 您可以使用/或。

  • An example, "The way I see things,

    例如,“我看待事物的方式,

  • "I made the family photographs a lot more interesting.

    “我拍了全家福 更有趣。

  • "The way I see things,

    “我看東西的方式,

  • "I made the family photographs a lot more interesting."

    “我拍了全家福 更加有趣。”

  • An alternative, "As I see things," or, "as I see it."

    另一種選擇是,“我認為 事物”或“如我所見”。

  • An example, "As I see it,

    例如,“據我所知,

  • "they obviously didn't take me into consideration

    “他們顯然沒有 考慮我

  • "when drawing up the seating plans.

    “在製定座位計劃時。

  • "As I see it, they obviously didn't take me

    “據我所見,他們 顯然沒帶我

  • "into consideration when drawing up the seating plans."

    “考慮何時 擬定座位圖。”

  • Now, you might have noticed

    現在,您可能已經註意到

  • there's a bit of a story going on through the examples,

    有一個故事 通過示例,

  • which I think is quite fun, (laughs)

    我認為這很有趣,(笑)

  • but you might need a little bit more explanation

    但您可能需要一個 多一點解釋

  • about British weddings, we always have a seating plan.

    關於英國婚禮,我們 總是有座位計劃。

  • So we'll have a list of all the table names for the meal

    所以我們會列出所有 餐的表名

  • and it's called the seating plan,

    這就是座位計劃

  • and everyone is put in a certain spot,

    每個人都被放在某個地方,

  • and we have our name on the table.

    我們在桌子上有我們的名字。

  • And we use drawing up

    我們用繪圖

  • because of the phrasal verb to draw up,

    因為要動用短語動詞

  • normally a plan, or a document,

    通常是計劃或文件,

  • it means to write and prepare a document or plan.

    這意味著寫和 準備文件或計劃。

  • Now, number 10 is, "It seems to me that,

    現在,第10位是:“在我看來,

  • "it seems to me that."

    “在我看來,這。”

  • Quite a neutral one, maybe leaning on formal.

    相當中性的 也許靠正式。

  • An example, "It seems to me that everyone overreacted

    例如,“在我看來 每個人都反應過度

  • "when I tried to sit at the top table.

    “當我試圖坐在餐桌旁時。

  • "It seems to me that everyone overreacted

    “在我看來,每個人反應過度

  • "when I tried to sit at the top table."

    “當我試圖坐在餐桌旁時。”

  • Now, another bit of info for you on British weddings,

    現在,另外一點信息 在英國舉行的婚禮上

  • there is often a top table.

    通常有一個頂表。

  • Most weddings have round tables

    大多數婚禮都有圓桌會議

  • and all the guests will sit on round tables,

    所有的客人都會 坐在圓桌旁

  • but there is a big long table, a bit higher up,

    但是有一個很長的時間 桌子,高一點,

  • overlooking all of the other guests

    俯瞰所有其他客人

  • where the bride, the groom, two people getting married,

    新娘,新郎, 兩個人要結婚了

  • and their families, sit, so it's the most important people

    和他們的家人坐下 這是最重要的人

  • and the bride's men, and the groomsmen as well.

    還有新娘的男人 伴郎也一樣。

  • Now 11, "I believe, I believe."

    現在11歲,“我相信,我相信”。

  • This is just a really good alternative for I think,

    真的很好 我認為的替代方式

  • if you're (snaps fingers) in a pinch,

    如果您緊緊抓住手指,

  • and you want to say I think

    你想說我想

  • and you don't know what else to say, just say, "I believe."

    而且你不知道還有什麼 說,只要說“我相信”。

  • An example, "I believe

    例如,“我相信

  • "they should have just made space for me in the first place.

    “他們應該已經 首先是我的空間。

  • "I believe that they should have just made space for me

    “我相信他們應該 為我騰出空間

  • "in the first place."

    “首先。”

  • Number 12 is, "I would say,"

    第十二個是“我會說”

  • or shortened down to, "I'd say, I'd say."

    或簡稱為“我會說,我會說”。

  • An example, "I'd say the food was very good,

    例如,“我會說 食物是非常好的,

  • "but it was a shame I had to share it with my neighbour.

    “但是我不得不為此感到羞恥 與我的鄰居分享。

  • "I'd say the food was very good,

    “我會說食物很好吃,

  • "but it was a shame I had to share it with my neighbour."

    “但是我不得不為此感到羞恥 與我的鄰居分享。”

  • Now, you might know the word neighbour

    現在,您可能會知道鄰居一詞

  • as someone who lives next to you,

    作為住在你旁邊的人

  • if you