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第113期:你当过廉价的劳动力吗?_初级英语口语

发布时间:2016-08-18 来源:新东方在线 发布人:wyznl

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Answer the following questions about the video.

1) Has MJ worked for minimum wages before?

a) No, she hasn't.

b) Yes, she did.

2) What did Mike do to earn money when he was in high school?

a) He worked as a toilet cleaner.

b) He worked as a sales supervisor.

3) How much was Mike's per hour pay?

a) About 10 dollars per hour.

b) About 6 dollars per hour.

本期话题

Topic:Have you ever worked for minimum wage?

Mike: Hey, this is Mike from Singapore.

MJ: And this is MJ from Korea.

Mike: OK, MJ, we are gonna talk about wages. Have you ever worked for minimum wage?

MJ: Actually I haven't really worked, so I didn't earn any money. So, I don't know the definition of the minimum wage and also I didn't get the minimum wage.

Mike: So you don't work, you don't get minimum wage.

MJ: How about you?

Mike: Let's see...Well, I think in high school, I actually worked for a cleaning company, and I was assigned to a shopping mall as a toilet cleaner.

MJ: Toilet cleaner?!

Mike: Yeah, I worked as a cleaning...or or, let's call it floor supervisor. I prefer that word.

MJ: OK.

Mike: And, so I'm not sure if that was minimum wage, but I thought I...I thought the pay was pretty good. I got about six dollars or seven dollars per hour. Six dollars per hour. But remember this was way back like...probably a decade ago. So I thought it was a pretty good pay.

MJ: But it could be minimum wage, because it was a hard work. Compare to a hard work and that money, it could be.

Mike: Well, you are right. I could've been paid...


听力答案

a a b



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