Situational Words and Phrases 情景词汇
1.ads(advertisement) n. 广告
A: How do these local papers manage financially?
B: Mainly from ads, a small portion comes from taxes and charities.
2.eater to 迎合
A: You've got so many different newspapers in America. What are they all trying to do?
B: To provide a service and cater to different tastes. It's competitive business like any other.
3.circulation n. 发行量，流通
A: What's the circulation of this magazine?
B: Nearly 10,000 every week.
4.daily n. 日报
A: What's the most popular paper circulating in China?
B: The People's I3aily.
5.deliver v. 投递
A: Do you get your paper yourself everyday?
B: No. My paper is delivered to my door every day.
6.editorial n. 社论
A: Come here, look at this editorial about the "Watergate Stands!".
B: Let me have a look.
7.feature v. 刊载，特写
A: Does your paper also focus on entertainment?
B: Yes. That's why our paper features articles on the latest happenings in the theatre, the cinema, and the world of art and sports.
8.financial section 金触版
A: I read the financial section every day to find out what is happening in business around the world.
B: Really? I never read it.
9.headline n. 标题，栏题
A: What are you needing, John?
B: Oh, it's horrible. Listen to this headline: "Star War Tragedy: American Spaceship Challenger, Exploded 73 seconds After Launching."
10.hearsay n. 传闻
A: What makes rumors so popular?
B: I don't know，but you always find a ready ear for hearsay.
11.influential a. 有影响的
A: Which paper do you think is the most popular one in China: "People's Daily" or "China Daily"?
B: "People's Daily" is believed by many to be the most influential daily newspaper in China.
12.issue v. 发行
A: When was the newspaper first issued?
B: In 1914, the year World War I began. It's famous fur military reports.
13.Jump on 旅披，报导
A: This paper always has startling inside stories to reveal.
B: They were the first to jump on the President's Scandal，
14.muckraking n. 搜集和揭发政治和商业丑闻
A: That paper is very popular.
B: Right，but it's not a good one. It's known for its muckraking.
15.nation-wide a. 全国性的
A: "China Daily" is a nation-wide newspaper, isn't it?
B: Yes, I can find it all around China.
16.periodical n. 期刊，杂志
A: I wonder how many periodicals there are in your country.
B: I haven't the faintest idea. But I think there must be a few thousand.
17.propaganda n. 宣传
A: Is the news reliable?
B: It's all propaganda.
18.publisher n. 出版者
A: A person has to know that the publisher has his or her own opinions and that is the viewpoint that will be expressed in that publication.
B: I guess it would help if I knew something about the background of the publishers of the material I read.
19.scandal n. 丑闻
A: Have you heard the scandal about our president?
B: Yeah，it appeared in the headlines of all the local papers.
20.section n. 版，版面，部分
A: Have you got a favorite section?
B: Yes, I like to read the sports section.
21.sensational a. 耸人听闻的
A: I'm sorry to admit that many reporters are giving the profession a had name.
B: There is a desire on the part of many papers to go for the Sensational. They're always looking for the headlines that will attract the readers' attention.
22.skim v. 浏览
A: Do you read the evening paper everyday?
B: Yes. I skim through the headlines of the Xin Min Wan Bao. The Classifieds are very helpful.
23.special addition 特刊
A: They carry special additions once in a while.
B: Yes, I have read some.They're very good.
24.startling a. 惊人的
A: Anything startling in the news today?
B: The same old stories, nothing special.
25.unbiased a. 没有偏见的
A: What do you think is the best way for a person to get unbiased information on a subject?
B: It would help to read a lot. You should find articles in many sources on the subject you are reading.
26.weekly a. 周报(的)
A: Haw often is the paper published?