老师教你十五个优雅的英语单词

Welcome back to English with Lucy.

大家好,欢迎回到”跟着 Lucy 学英语”。

Today I am going to teach you 15 beautiful English words that I think you should use more often.

今天我要教你15个我认为你们应该经常使用的漂亮英语单词。

I think we should all use them more often.

我认为我们都应该经常使用它们。

I’ve selected these words because I find that they roll off the tongue, well, at least some of them do, and others just have really beautiful meanings.

我选了这些词,因为我发现这些词是人们经常脱口而出的,至少其中的部分单词是这样的,而另一部分则是有着非常美丽的含义。

Let’s get started with the lesson.

让我们开始上课吧!

The first beautiful English word that I think you should use more frequently is number one, appealing.

第一个美丽的英语单词,我认为你应该更频繁地使用是”appealing”。

Appealing.

吸引人的。

I love the long /i: / sound.

我喜欢这个长长的/i:/音。

This means attractive or interesting.

它的意思是吸引人的或有趣的。

An example, his rich vocabulary made him sound so appealing.

例如,他丰富的词汇让他的话听起来很吸引人。

This is a word that my mother uses quite a lot.

我妈妈经常用这个词。

If she sees something delicious or smells some nice food, she’ll always say, oh, that looks so appealing.

如果她看到或闻到一些美味的食物,她总是说,哦, 这看起来很吸引人。

It appeals to me.

对我很有吸引力。

It’s appealing.

它是吸引人的。

Number two is ineffable.

第二个”ineffable”。

Ineffable.

不言而喻。

This means too great or beautiful to describe in words.

意思是太棒或太美丽而无法用语言来形容。

Something so wonderful that you can’t express how wonderful it is.

某些事物是如此的美丽,以至于你无法表达它有多美妙。

It’s ineffable.

这是不言而喻的。

An example.

举一个例子。

When I heard of their pregnancy, I was filled with ineffable joy.

当我听说他们怀孕的时侯,我心里充满了说不出的喜悦。

Number three is nefarious.

第三个是”nefarious”。

Nefarious.

邪恶的。

I know a lot of learners of English struggle with the /eə/ sound.

我知道很多学英语的人都在与/eə/音做斗争。

Now we are always taught to pronounce it as /e/ /a/, together, /eə/.

现在我们总是被教的发音是/e/ /a/,在一起 /eə /。

However, lots of my students find it easier to think of it as an extension of an /e/ sound.

然而,我的许多学生发现把它理解为/e/音的延伸会更容易一些。

/a/ /a/.

 

Nefarious.

邪恶的。

It might not be what you find in a pronunciation book but if it helps you, then that’s fine by me.

这可能不是你在发音书上所找到的,但如果对你有帮助,我觉得是没问题的。

Now this might be a beautiful word in my opinion, nefarious, but it doesn’t have a very beautiful meaning.

这可能在我看来是一个美丽的词”nefarious”,但它并没有什么美丽的含义。

It means criminal or extremely bad.

它的意思是犯罪的或极坏的。

I like this word because I find it very expressive.

我喜欢这个词,因为我认为它很有表现力。

An example.

举个例子。

They hacked into my bank account and used the funds for nefarious purposes.

他们黑进了我的银行账户,并将资金用于邪恶的目的。

Criminal, extremely bad, extremely bad.

犯罪,非常坏,非常坏。

Number four is ethereal.

第四个是”ethereal”。

Ethereal.

缥缈的。

This means extremely light and beautiful;seeming to belong to another more spiritual world.

这意味着非常轻盈和美丽,似乎属于另一个更精神上的世界。

I think the word sounds beautiful but I think the meaning is amazing.

我觉得这个词读起来很美,但这个词的含义更是令人惊叹。

An example.

举个例子。

At sunrise, the London skyline almost looks ethereal.

日出时,伦敦的天际线看起来几乎是飘渺的。

Number five, if you know me well, then you might understand why I love this word so much.

第五个如果你了解我的话,那你就可能会明白我为什么这么喜欢这个词了。

It is epiphany.

就是”epiphany”。

Epiphany.

顿悟。

Can you guess why I like it?

你猜得到我为什么喜欢它吗?

It means a sudden and surprising moment of realisation.

它意味着一个突然且令人惊讶的觉悟时刻。

I chose to name my pronunciation course after this word, Epiphany Language Studios.

我选择用这个词来命名我的发音课程,顿悟语言工作室。

This is because I want my students to have an epiphany, a moment of realisation and understanding when it comes to their language skills and their pronunciation.

这是因为我希望我的学生们在学习他们的,语言技巧和发音时能够顿悟,也就是有个领悟和理解的时刻。

An example.

举个例子。

When she took the course, she had an epiphany and everything became clear.

当她上课时,她顿悟了 然后一切都变得清晰了。

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