PTE听力练习题32 - Airlines’ Recruiting

PTE考生目前最大的问题之一就是练习题缺乏。除了有限的基本官方书(PLUS,Testbuilder, OG)之外,就没有题了。很多英语基础不是很扎实的同学很难找到练习材料。墨尔本文波雅思PTE培训学校专门为墨尔本,悉尼PTE考生准备了PTE练习的lecture 93篇。各位PTE同学可以练习阅读,练习记笔记技巧,可以练习复述,甚至可以练习describe image。废话少说,下面开始:

Good afternoon. I’m here today to talk to you about a career with our airline. We’re especially interested in recruiting people to fill openings for flight attendants. First of all, to work as a flight attendant with us, you must be accepted into our training program and with so many people applying, it’s not easy to be selected. From the thousands of applications that we receive annually, we choose fewer than a thousand people for training. So, we require experience serving the public; and it also helps if you’ve earned some college credits. Also, not everybody who gets accepted into the training program makes it through. The course meets six days a week for five weeks. The training includes extensive classroom work in such subjects as first aid and passenger psychology as well as practical training in flight procedures and meal service. A lot of our graduates say that our flight attendants develop the skills of a nurse, a headwaiter, and a public relations executive! But, as a flight attendant myself, I can say that all of the hard work is worth it. Of course, I get to travel throughout the country, and the airline pays all of my expenses while I’m away from my base station. And, what I like best of all is that I’ve made friends with people from all over the country!


  1. airline:n.[C]abusinessthatrunsaregularservicetotakepassengersand goods to different places by plane 航空公司
  2. recruit:v.tofindnewpeopletoworkinacompany,joinanorganization,do a job etc 招聘,吸收(新成员)
  3. opening: n. [C]a job or position that is available 空缺(职位),空额
  4. attendant: n. [C]someone whose job is to look after or help customers ina public service 服务员
  5. extensive:adj.containingordealingwithalotofinformationanddetails 广泛的,全面的
  6. procedure:n.[C]thecorrectornormalwayofdoingsomething(正确的或通常做事的)步骤,手续
  7. graduate: n. [C]AmE someone who has completed a course at a college,school etc 【美】毕业生
  8. headwaiter: n. [C]the waiter who is in charge of the other waiters in arestaurant (餐馆的)服务员领班
  9. executive: n. [C]someone who has an important job as a manager in acompany or business(公司或商业机构中的)主管,行政领导,经理


attend————tend/ted/ten(延)伸——tedious乏味的;intense强烈的;tense绷紧的,condense 压缩

tend伸  tent

attend[əˈtend]v. 参加

extend [ɪkˈstend]v.  延长, 延伸  extension: get an extension   extend jail term

distend [dɪˈstend]v.  膨胀; 扩张  expand

intend[ɪnˈtend]v.  计划, 意欲, 打算  intend to do

superintend[ˌsu:pərɪnˈtend]v.  监督, 指挥, 主管-superintendant-supervisor  guardian n.监护人

contend [kənˈtend]v.  竞争, 斗争,坚决主张, 声称-argue

tendency [ˈtendənsi]n.  趋向, 倾向   tend to/are more likely to






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