發報日期2004 年 6 月 18 日 (No. 02)

 
 


1. sneakers/runners 9. strap(鞋子的)皮帶 18. sole 鞋底
  /athletic shoes 膠底運動鞋 10. platforms(用軟木、 19. steel toe work boots
  /球鞋/運動鞋   皮等做的)厚底鞋   (男用)短筒靴
2. pumps(正式、較舒適的) 11. tongue 鞋舌 20. heel 鞋跟
  高跟鞋 12. geta 木屐 21. hiking boots 登山靴
3. flip-flops 夾腳拖鞋; 13. laces 鞋帶 22. high heels/heels 高跟鞋
  人字拖鞋 14. slippers 拖鞋 23. cowboy boots 牛仔靴
4. clogs 懶人鞋;(荷蘭)木鞋 15. gum boots 長筒雨靴 24. snow boots 雪靴
5. moccasins 軟皮鞋   ;橡膠雨靴    
6. sandals 涼鞋 16. buckle 釦子;帶釦;    
7. mules 平底(拖鞋式)女鞋   (皮帶的)搭釦    
8. penny loafers 低筒皮鞋 17. ankle boots 尖頭靴    
 
 
1. thigh-high boots(長及膝蓋的)高筒靴
2. Mary Janes (n.) 瑪莉珍女鞋( 一種女孩穿的低跟皮鞋,鞋面有搭扣帶)
3. Birkenstocks (n.) 勃肯鞋(寬帶子的運動涼鞋)
4. ballet shoes 芭蕾舞鞋
5. flat (adj.) 平底的
6. flats (n.) 平底鞋
7. leather (n.) 真皮
8. patent leather  塑膠皮
9. suede 軟皮革;仿麂皮
10. man-made 手工製的
11. plastic/rubber 塑膠/橡膠
12. Velcro 魔鬼貼
13. shoe polish (n.) 鞋油
14. wide fit 腳形較寬
15. narrow fit 腳形較窄
16. pair (n.) 一雙
17. upper (n.) 鞋面;鞋幫
18. insole 鞋墊
19. tassels(有繐帶的)皮鞋
20. wing tip 鞋面有縫線的男鞋
21. open toe (n.) 露趾鞋
22. arch (n.) 腳弓
23. blister(皮膚上起的)水泡
24. athlete's foot 香港腳
25. flat-footed (adj.) 扁平足的
26. bound feet 小腳
27. to be in (someone's) shoes (idiom) 處於(某人)的立場
28. put (one's) foot in (one's) mouth. (idiom) (某人發現)自己說錯話
29. sweep (one) off (one's) feet. (idiom) 使(某人)為之傾倒
30. goody-two-shoes (idiom) 自以為是的好人;偽君子
  • 流行口語  Spoken English
  • Do you have these sandals in a size seven? 你們這款涼鞋有七號的嗎?
    I need to buy a new pair of hiking boots. 我需要買一雙新的登山靴。
    These high heels really kill my feet! 這高跟鞋真的很折磨我的腳。
    Hey, that's a cool pair of sneakers! 嘿!那雙球鞋很酷!
    Can you help your brother do up his laces? 你可以幫你弟弟繫鞋帶嗎?
    These moccasins are really comfortable. 這雙軟皮鞋真的好舒服。
    I think you need to wear boots with that outfit. 我認為你這套衣服應該配靴子。 
    Please take off your shoes before you come into the house. 進房前請脫鞋。
    You can wear these flip-flops at the beach.你可以穿這雙夾腳拖鞋去海邊。
    These shoes have leather uppers and a rubber sole.
      這雙鞋子有真皮的鞋面以及橡膠鞋底。
    I think the cute pair with the buckles is better.
      我認為這雙有釦子的可愛鞋子比較好。
  • 成語 Idioms
  • fill (someone's) shoes 接替(某人)的職缺
    fill 是「填滿」的意思,fill (someone's) shoes 字面上的意思是「穿上(某人)的鞋子」,引申的意思就是「接替(某人)的職缺或工作」。
      Darren's been such a good employee, when he leaves it will be difficult to fill his shoes.
        戴倫是很棒的員工,當他離職時,很難找得到人選去補他的職缺
     
     
     
    Dialogue 1 
    Linda has spotted a pair of shoes she likes in a store window.
    琳達相中了一雙在擺在櫥窗裡的鞋子。
    Linda: Excuse me. Those pink mules in the window display, do you have them in a wide fit, size six? 琳達: 不好意思。我想要買你們櫥窗裡面的那雙粉紅色拖鞋式女鞋。你們有比較寬的鞋形而且是六號的尺寸嗎?
    Clerk: The Italian leather pair? Oh, I'm afraid we only have those in a narrow fit, miss. 店員: 那雙義大利真皮的鞋子嗎?喔,小姐,恐怕我們只剩下比較窄形的了。
    Linda: Oh, well, what shoes do you have for a broader foot? I'm looking for something suitable for a wedding. 琳達: 喔,嗯,那你們有沒有適合腳形較寬的鞋子?我在找適合婚禮穿的鞋子。
    Clerk: How about these sandals? They're just in today from Paris. 店員: 這雙涼鞋怎麼樣?它們今天剛從巴黎到貨。
    Linda: Paris? They're so sturdy and low they look like Dutch clogs! I want something more ladylike. 琳達: 從巴黎呀?他們看起來又笨重,跟又矮,而且看起來簡直像荷蘭木鞋!我想要看起來淑女一點的鞋子。
    Clerk: Well, this pair of high heels has man-made uppers and an open toe. They're suitable for any formal or dressy occasion. 店員: 嗯,這雙露趾高跟鞋的鞋面是手工製的。這種鞋子適合所有正式或是需要盛裝的場合。
    Linda: Ooh, I like the little buckle on the strap. Do you have them in my size? 琳達: 喔,我喜歡皮帶上的小鈕扣。你們有我的尺寸嗎?
    Clerk: Please wait, miss, I'll go check. 店員: 小姐,請等一下,我去找找。
    Dialogue 2 
    Barry and Sarah are discussing the kinds of shoes they should bring on their family vacation.
    貝瑞和莎拉在討論去家族旅遊的時候,該帶什麼鞋子。
    Barry: I'm going to wear my hiking boots to travel in, and take a pair of sneakers in my luggage. 貝瑞︰ 我要穿我的登山靴去旅遊,並且在行李中帶雙球鞋。
    Sarah: Boots? I don't plan on much walking on vacation. I just need something for the beach. 莎拉: 靴子?我可不打算在渡假時走太多路。我只需要去海邊的鞋子。
    Barry: Well, mom says we can buy some flip-flops there... 貝瑞: 嗯,媽說我們可以在那裡買夾腳拖鞋......
    Sarah: That's true. But we might need to go to a nice restaurant. I better pack some heels. 莎拉︰ 沒錯。但是我們可能需要去高級餐廳用餐。我最好帶雙高跟鞋。
    Barry: Oh, you can wear sandals. Nobody dresses up on holiday! 貝瑞: 喔,妳可以穿涼鞋。沒有人在假期中盛裝打扮!
    Sarah: You think? But what if there's an emergency? 莎拉︰ 你這麼覺得?但是萬一有緊急狀況怎麼辦?
    Barry: You need high heels for an emergency? Wouldn't you be better off with something you can run in, like flats? 貝瑞: 妳需要高跟鞋應付緊急狀況?妳不覺得帶雙跑起來比較方便的鞋子會比較好嗎,像是平底鞋?
    Sarah: I meant a dating emergency! I'm hoping that a handsome guy will sweep me off my feet! 莎拉︰ 我的意思是會有臨時約會!我希望我可以拜倒在某個俊男的腳下!
    Barry: Well, I wouldn't want to be in your shoes if dad finds out! 貝瑞: 嗯,如果被爸發現了,我可不希望我處在妳的處境!
     
     

     

    Choose the best word or phrase to answer each question.

    a. laces b. cowboy boots c. slippers d. high heels e. ballet shoes
    f. hiking boots g. tongue h. buckles i. leather j. sneakers
    1.
      These shoes make you taller but can be very difficult to walk in.
    2.
      You wear these shoes when you exercise.
    3.
      If these are undone, you might trip.
    4.
      These shoes are strong and waterproof for walking in the mountains.
    5.
      You can wear these shoes inside the house.
    6.
      Many kinds of shoes are made from this material.
    7.
      These are a special kind of soft shoe worn by dancers.
    8.
      Little girls often have these on the front of their shoes.
    9.
      These boots are worn by men who ride horses.
    10.
      You can also find this part of a shoe in your mouth!
         
     

    Answer

    1:【 d 】 2:【 j 】 3:【 a 】 4:【 f 】 5:【 c 】  
      6:【 i 】 7:【 e 】 8:【 h 】 9:【 b 】 10:【 g 】  
     
     
     
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