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雅思口语:describe sth you do to keep your concentrated

2018-09-13 10:11

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作者:吉林新东方 朱博

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  App Store里面有很多帮助我们提高效率的应用程序,例如今天我们要介绍的Forest!它鼓励人们放下手机,专注于我们的工作。当你不玩手机时,它会养成一棵虚拟的树。但是当树还在生长的时候,如果退出App,树便会开始枯萎。后来该App还增加了一个朋友系统,只有当每个人都保持专注时树木才会长大,所以为了不连累队友,你也得专心学习告别手机了。因为这是雅思口语考试,我们不用完全遵照该App的功能介绍,如果你有什么新的点子,随便加上去就行了:

  The most effective way to help me focus is using an app called Forest.

  I used to have a very short attention span, because I just couldn’t help checking what’s new on the social media and I like to chat with my friends on the phone. So my study efficiency was always very low.

  So one day, my teacher came up with an idea to help me solve this problem. She recommended this app to me, Forest, as the name suggests, it has something to do with trees. And here’s how it works. After you download this app, you could plant a virtual tree in this app, and if you could leave your phone alone for over half an hour after the tree is planted, the young tree will grow into a bigger tree. And if you successfully plant 50 trees, which means you have a small forest in your phone, someone will actually help you plant a real tree somewhere. And the coolest part is, the tree will be named after you. However, if you can’t resist the temptation of playing with your phone, and touch your phone in less than 30 minutes after the tree is planted, the tree will be dead, but of course, you are allowed to use some of the apps in your phone, like the dictionary or music apps.

  So you see, this app has helped me become more self-disciplined and more concentrated when I’m studying.

  雅思口语语言点解析:

  attention span = the length of time that your attention lasts例如:

  Small children have a short attention span.

  I noticed her short attention span and low boredom threshold (= she got bored very quickly).

  somebody can’t help doing = somebody can’t help but do something = used to say that it is impossible to prevent or avoid something例如:

  I can't help thinking he knows more than he has told us.

  He can't help being ugly.

  She couldn't help but wonder what he was thinking.

  I always end up having an argument with her, I don't know why, I just can't help it.

  come up with something = to find or produce an answer, a sum of money, etc.例如:

  She came up with a new idea for increasing sales.

  How soon can you come up with the money?

  have something to do = used to talk about how much somebody / something is connected with somebody / something例如:

  virtual = made to appear to exist by the use of computer software, for example on the Internet例如:

  New technology has enabled development of an online ‘virtual library’.

  leave something alone = to stop touching, changing, or moving something例如:

  I've told you before—leave my things alone!

  name somebody / something after somebody = give a name to somebody / something 例如:

  He was named after his father (= given his father's first name).

  The children were all named after saints.

  We named the baby ‘Ena’ after her grandmother.

  self-disciplined = capable of or subject to self-discipline, which is the ability to make yourself do something, especially something difficult or unpleasant

  作者简介:

  朱博,新东方吉林学校雅思口语美女讲师,毕业于985院校大连理工大学,硕士保送一等奖学金。在校期间曾游学美国,任出版社英语出版中心校对四年,工作严谨,活泼开朗,让大家快乐的学习英语。

雅思口语教师朱博

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