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    主持人:Alex、Anita、赵善恩

     

    语言盛载的,是生活,是文化,也是眼界。

    每一辑Language Academy 都会聚焦一种语言。

    这一站是香港,我们要学习的是英语。

    我们希望,无论你身处何方,都可以张开耳朵,环游世界。

     

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    02/10/2022

    英语篇 #17 工作相关的英文用语

    1.            Do you know people like that in the office -

    ○           刷鞋仔: Apple polisher / yes man

                    There are also colleagues who just can’t say no.

    ○           People may take advantage of you if you are too nice.

     

    2.            Instead of saying “no”, what can we say? (useful on emails as well)

    ○           I regret to inform you…(that we cannot accommodate 迁就/容纳 your request)

    ○           I am afraid I cannot…(offer you a refund on this product)

    ○           Unfortunately, due to circumstances, we cannot …(deliver the product to you on time)

     

    3.            Sometimes, it’s not good to just say ‘no!’ Instead you can give them alternatives:

    ●           I am sorry that hasn’t worked out, what we can do is…(offer you compensation 补偿)

    ●           I can understand your point of view, how about we do this instead.

    ●           You’ve made some valid 有效 points, perhaps we can compromise 妥协 and…….

    (The security system has been compromised. 保安系统已被破坏)

    ●           I agree with you, but can we add…(more staff to help out at the event)

     

    4.            How to politely chase someone for their work

    ●           Is there any chance that you can get it done sooner?

    ●           Where are you on this project?

    ●           I don’t mean to rush you but the client has been chasing me. 唔洗急最紧要快 (chase - 追赶)

    ●           I would just like to follow up on the progress. (US and UK pronunciation)

     

    5.            Different work personality types.

    ●           The Driver; data and results-minded person. Someone who is decisive 决定性,focused and wants to try new things.

    ●           The Integrator; someone who builds relationships and boosts morale 鼓舞士气. Someone who is diplomatic 懂得外交 and empathetic 善解人意.

    ●           The Guardian; someone who maintains structure 保持结构 and order. It is someone who is reserved 含蓄, but they are methodical 有方法的 and detailed oriented 做事细心仔细.

    ●           The Pioneer; a risk-taker 冒险者. These people are often leaders, they are outgoing, they see the bigger picture, and are confident.

     

    Work-life balance

     

    Westernized companies might have a better emphasis on work-life balance.

    ●       They would allow flextime 自由工作时间.  You can choose your work hours.

    ●       WFH.

    ○        I think because of Covid and technology, it has changed the way we work and has allowed us, the employees, to spend more time at home.

    ■        A lot of big companies are downsizing  (downsize - (使)减员) their offices.

    ■        A lot of companies offer a hybrid model 混合模式 of working from home 1-2 days and then at the office for the rest of the week.

    ●       Countries such as the UK, Belgium, and many Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway and Sweden, etc.) are implementing 实施 a 4-day work week.

    ●       New World HK has also implemented a 4.5 half-day work week.

     

    Studies show that working longer hours doesn’t make you more productive. 

    ●       The ideal number of hours you should work per week is 38-hours according to Denmark, consistently one of the happiest countries in the world. Studies have also shown you should take 6 weeks off per year to obtain optimal 最佳 happiness.

    ●       Studies in Iceland also show that you are 13% more productive when you are happy.

    ●       Americans are not taking half of their vacation days. Studies have shown that  ⅔ of Americans even work on their holidays.

    ●       The World Health Organisation said that if you work on average of 55 hours or more each week, you increase the risk of stroke by 35%, and the risk of dying from heart disease by 17%, compared to people who only work on average 35-40 hours per week.

    02/10/2022 - 足本 Full (HKT 20:04 - 20:35)

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    葡文篇#1 葡语ABC

    主持人:Alex、Anita、赵善恩

    #1 Portuguese ABC

    打招呼

     

    欧葡

    巴葡

    你好

    Olá

    Oi

    早安

    Bom dia

    Bom dia (发音不同)

     

    葡文字母

    一共23个,跟英文比,少了 K, W 和 Y


    A

    B

    C

    D

    E

    F

    G (欧葡巴葡读音不同)

    H

    I

    J

    L

    M

    N

    O

    P (欧葡巴葡读音不同)

    Q (欧葡巴葡读音不同)

    R (欧葡巴葡读音不同)

    S

    T

    U

    V

    X

    Z


     

    当然,遇有外来语夹附K W Y,也有方法读出

    K (欧葡巴葡读音不同)                  W                                         Y

     

    四围「葡」:Madeira 马德拉岛

    葡式好客之道

     

    欧葡

    巴葡

    午安 / 祝你有个美好下午 (再见)

    Boa tarde

    Boa tarde (发音不同)

    晚安 / 祝你有个美好晚上 (再见)

    Boa noite

    Bon noite (发音不同)

     

    啱葡唔啱葡:B P 之别

    bênção 祝福

    pensão 旅馆

     

    葡文点唱站:Dia de Folga (放假的日子) - Ana Moura

     

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