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IELTS攻略 ─ 有「家」教
16-Aug-2017

星島日報 《星島教育》
有「家」教

Childhood (n) 童年、小朋友年代
例句: My childhood was happy and carefree. I used to spend my time in the park all day.
(我的童年快樂無憂,常常在公園裏度過一整天。)


Adolescence (n) 青少年時期、青春期
例句: A large part of my adolescence was spent in studying for public examinations and playing sports.
(我很大部分的青少年時期都是花在溫習公開考試和玩運動上。)


Adulthood (n) 大人時期、成年期
例句: When we reach adulthood, there will be more responsibilities ahead.
(當到達成年時,前方就會有更多的責任。)


To play truant (v phr) 未經批准不上學、逃學
例句: I used to play truant and spend the whole time with my friends in the arcades.
(我過去經常逃學,並和朋友在遊戲機鋪度過了一段時光。)


Juvenile delinquency (n phr) 青少年犯罪、青少年反社會行為
例句: Juvenile delinquency rates are usually higher
in developing countries.
(發展中國家的青少年犯罪率通常較高。)


Nuclear family (n phr) 核心家庭(家庭成員不超過三人)
例句: Owing to the baby boom and explosion in population, some governments advocate nuclear family in their countries.
(由於嬰兒潮和人口爆炸,一些政府在其國家倡導核心家庭。)


Relative(s) (n) 親戚
例句: My relatives and I have a harmonious and close relationship. We meet up with one another quite often.
(我的親戚和我經常見面,有着和睦親密的關係。)


Siblings (n) 兄弟姊妹
例句: As an only child, I always think about what it is like to have siblings.
(作為一個獨生的孩子,我總是在想有兄弟姊妹會是甚麼樣。)


Quality time (n phr) 和家人一起的休閒和相處時間
例句: Spending quality time with your children is more important than making a lot of money.
(與你的孩子一起度過休閒和相處的時間,比賺很多錢更為重要。)


Strict (adj) 嚴厲的(教導)(形容家長管教的程度)
例句: My mother was very strict when I was a kid.
She would ground me for a week if I was late for school.
(在我小時候,母親對我非常嚴厲。如果我遲到上學,她會不讓我外出一星期。)


Lenient (adj) 寬鬆的(教導)(形容家長管教的程度)
例句: My sister adopts a lenient approach in raising
her son. She lets him have the freedom to choose what he wants to have as extra-curricular activities.
(我姊姊在管教兒子時採取寬鬆的做法。她讓他自由選擇他想參加的課外活動。