PTE听力机经词汇-连载四

Both regions were inhabited [ɪn’hæbɪt] vt. 栖息;居住by hunter-gatherer

terrain [təˈreɪn] n. [地理] 地形,地

Barred owls大林鸮 tend to nest in the cavities [‘kævəti] n. of the numerous  [‘njuːm(ə)rəs] adj. 许多的,很多willow  [‘wɪləʊ] n.  oak [əʊk] n. trees

dense [dens] adj. 稠密forests

They feed on small mammals [‘mæml] n. 哺乳

Reptiles [‘reptaɪl] n. 爬行动

adaptable [ə’dæptəb(ə)l] adj. 适合nocturnal [nɒk’tɜːn(ə)l] predator [‘predətə] n. 捕食

old-growth forest

Far from being endangered, the owls have expanded their range.

Conservationists [kɒnsə’veɪʃ(ə)nɪst] n. 自然资源保护论者

oyster [‘ɒɪstə] n.

mussel [‘mʌsəl] n.

divers often descended to depths of over 100 feet on just one single breath

conserve [kən’sɜːv] vt. heat

pearl [pɜːl] n. diving

cultured [‘kʌltʃəd] adj. 人工培养pearl farms

telecommuting  [‘telɪkə,mjuːtɪŋ] n. 远程办

done properly, telecommuting makes good business sense and companies can make huge savings on their overheads [əʊvə’hedz] n. 企业的日常管理费

a very effective lure [l(j)ʊə] n. to recruit [rɪ’kruːt] vt. 补充;聘用;征quality employees

enter into telecommuting agreement

The arrangement breaks down quickly if people start feeling isolated [‘aɪsəleɪtɪd] adj. 孤立的;分离or limited in their chances of moving up the ladder if they aren’t physically [‘fɪzɪkəllɪ] adv. 身体in the office.

foresight [‘fɔːsaɪt] n. 先见,远

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