The script of this programme 本节目台词
Presenter/producer: Jo Reffin
Jo: This is Real English from BBC Learning English. I’m Jo.
Jean: And I’m Jean.
Jo: In Real English, we look at words and phrases that you might not find in your dictionary.
Jo: Today’s new expression is ‘whizz-kid’ – W.H.I.Z.Z. kid.
Jean: Whizz-kid. 你能给我们解释一下这个词的意思吗？
Jo: Well, whizz-kid is an expression that means someone who is young, successful and very good at what they do.
Jo: It’s usually used in a business environment, or in the news talking about business.
Jo: Many computer programmers are very young, and very successful, so you could call them computer whizz-kids.
Jean: I see.
Jo: But it doesn’t have to be computers.
A: I went to the Stock Market yesterday. I couldn’t believe how young the people working there are!
B: I know – financial whizz-kids!
Jean: How is your friend Bill, Jo?
Jo: Bill? Very well. He is working for the bank now.
Jean: But he is very young.
Jo: Yes, but he’s a financial whizz-kid. He’s brilliant with money.
Jean: 好了，让我们回顾一下，– whizz-kid – 这个词用来形容那种小小年纪就很能干很成功的天才神童人物。Whizz-kid! Well, it looks like we are out of time.
Jo: Yes, we have to go. You’ve been listening to Real English from BBC Learning English. Join us again soon for more up-to-the-minute Real English. Bye.
Jean: See you next time.