Paper Two (50minutes)
Part VI Translation (10 points)
Directions: Translate the following passage into Chinese. Write your answer on the Answer Sheet.
When it comes to personal finance, we all are looking for ways to save more money. Our household budgets are filled with both big and small expenses that we imagine can be cut out to save us loads of cash or, at the very least, spent better elsewhere. One of the things you have surely considered is using public transportation rather than your own vehicle.It would be easy to assume that public transportation is cheaper, because bus fare is far less expensive than gas, but those are not the only costs to consider. Take a step back to your high school economics class and try to remember the lesson about opportunity costs. These, as you might recall if you were awake for that class, are the things you give up when you choose one option over other options. Although they are not measured in dollars and cents, they still have to be considered whenever you make a financial decision.
Part VI Translation
尋求安寧越來越難，想要安靜更難。即使在阿拉斯加最偏遠的地區，頭上傳來飛機的聲音也是件很尋常的事?？茖W家們紛紛出發前往美國各地研究“音頻生態”。他們 從各個地方記錄下了超過 100 萬小時的聲音。