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Published: Nov 19, 2020 06:48 PM
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recycle/ 循环使用
/ (xúnhuánshǐyònɡ)

A: Did you know? Free textbooks for subjects such as music, art and sports in the compulsory education have been recycled.

你知道吗?义务教育阶段的音乐、美术、体育等免费教材已经实现了循环使用。

(nǐzhīdàoma? yìwùjiàoyù jiēduànde yīnyuè, měishù, tǐyùděnɡ miǎnfèi jiàocái yǐjīnɡ shíxiànle xúnhuánshǐyònɡ.)

B: Does this work?

这样做行得通吗?

(zhèyànɡzuò xínɡdetōnɡma?)

A: Of course. However, in terms of quantity, recycling is still less than a fraction of the total amount of teaching materials.

当然。不过从数量上看, 循环使用还不到教材总量的零头。

(dānɡrán. búɡuò cónɡshùliànɡ shànɡkàn, xúnhuánshǐyònɡ háibùdào jiàocái zǒnɡliànɡde línɡtóu.)

B: Why must it be applied?

为什么一定要推广呢?

(wéishénme yídìnɡyào tuīɡuǎnɡne?)

A: The national recycling of teaching materials can save more than 20 billion yuan in one year.

全国教材循环使用1年能省200多亿元。

(quánɡuó jiàocái xúnhuán shǐyònɡ yīnián nénɡshěnɡ èrbǎi duōyìyuán.)

B: I didn't expect it to save so much money.

真没想到, 能省这么大金额。

(zhēnméixiǎnɡdào, nénɡshěnɡ zhème dàjīné.)

A: The saved cost can help build 40,000 Hope primary schools.

节约下来的费用可以援建4万所希望小学。

(jiéyuē xiàláide fèiyònɡ kěyǐ yuánjiàn sìwànsuǒ xīwànɡxiǎoxué.)

B: I see why we advocate recycling free teaching materials. 

我明白为什么倡导循环使用免费教材了。

(wǒmínɡbái wéishénme chànɡdǎo xúnhuánshǐyònɡ miǎnfèi jiàocáile.)

Illustration: Liu Xidan/GT


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