老外来了:在家办公||“这份英文表达指南请收好!”

老外来了:在家办公||“这份英文表达指南请收好!”

2020-02-13    15'23''

发布人: 一席英语

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介绍:
一席出品: ♬ 主播:Mary | 翩翩 ♬ 歌曲:Maybe Something's Wrong -Sara Jackson-Holman 小伙伴们都已经back to your work(复工)了,那今天就来聊一聊——在家办公。 2020 is an interesting year so far. * 在英语中,“interesting”的含义是“有意思”,可以是褒义,也可以是贬义,要看语气。 * 语气不太积极时,可理解成“呵呵” 在家办公: Working at home Working from home? ✅ 远程办公: Working remotely Working from home often gives us really lofty images “在家办公”四个字看起来很“高大上” * lofty 高大上的 * images: 图片 In An Ideal World 完美世界里的“在家办公”: * wake up feeling refreshed 精神抖擞地醒来 * catch a bus (不用)赶公交 * beat traffic (不用)应付堵车 * the hustle and bustle of the city 城市的喧嚣。 * be isolated from the hustle and bustle 远离喧嚣 * It’s freeing 时间自由 * tidy your home 打扫房间 * a home-brewed iced Americano 捧一杯自制的冰美式咖啡 * send out some emails 然后再发几封邮件 aspire to “be your own boss.” 渴望自己做自己的老板 * Aspire 立志 渴望 * Be your own boss 自己做老板 Many of us have this experience now现在我们都有这样的体验了。 So那么, --- did your expectations meet reality? 现实满足你的期望了吗? * expectation 期望 * reality 现实 * meet 达到 满足 In The Real World 现实世界里的“在家办公”: Is it as freeing as you thought? 像你想的那样自由了吗? Are you as independent as you thought? 像想象中那样无拘无束吗? Are you more efficient? 效率更高了吗? 一步到岗: being a step away from the workplace * A step away 一步远 * workplace 工作位 睁眼到岗: open your eyes and find yourself bombarded with work * bombard 轰炸 * assignment 任务 所有的时间都是工作时间: all your time is spent working 连白开水都来不及喝: leaving no time to even drink your water Leave no time : 留不下时间 更不用说读书了: let alone finish a book. * Let alone 更不用说 从大家的996到一个人的007: * 996工作模式: the 996 style of working * 007 工作模式:working constantly for 24 hours, seven days a week. 所谓的“躺着挣钱”,只是玩笑。就是Jack Ma(马云)也是working really hard!! * 躺着挣钱 千万不要翻译成: make money lying down (会给人不好的联想) * weird looks 怪异的眼神 * “躺赚”可以这样说: make money without getting out of bed. 还有一种情况就是:躺着躺着,结果公司没了。 * the grave reality: 严峻的现实 * many businesses cannot operate in this way 很多行业没法这样操作 * The company goes bankrupt. 公司破产了 你的在家时光是什么样子的? * Couch potato (沙发上的土豆):电视迷 * give yourself a break: 让自己休息一下 * Aimless: 没目标的 * tunnel vision 隧道视野 当人只关注一件事情的时候,就会容易变成tunnel(隧道)vision(视野) 所以还是要尽力自律: * Be positive 积极一些 * Change your focus 换换注意力 * 考虑一下 How do you spend a productive day indoors 如何在家提高生产力 所以,请留言告诉我们: 你喜欢在家办公吗? Do you like working from home? And why? 为什么呢?