Take a Bus 坐公交

1. How much is bus fare?
车费是多少?


询问车费还可以这样表达:
How much do I owe you to ride the bus? 坐公交我该付你多少钱?
How much is the fare to this station? 到这个站要多少钱?

对方会告诉你:

It's $2.00 to ride. 2美元。

2. Could I sit next to you?
我能坐在你旁边吗?


以下这些表达同样可以脱口而出:
Is there any way I could sit here? 我能否坐在这儿?
Do you mind if I sit next to you? 你介意我坐在你旁边吗?
Can sit here? 我可以坐这儿吗?
Is this seat taken? 这儿有人坐吗?

如果该座位没人:

No, go right ahead. 不介意,坐吧。

3. The traffic jams.
我讨厌堵车。


堵车确实是件挺烦人的事:
I can't stand being in traffic. 我受不了堵车了。
I hate driving in the rush hour. 我讨厌在交通高峰时间开车。

相信大家也都是这种感觉:

Me either, I wish people would hurry up. 我也是,我希望大家能快点儿。

♦ traffic jams 塞车,交通堵塞,交通拥堵

♦ rush hour 交通拥挤时间,上下班高峰时间

4. Isn't the traffic heavy?
路上是不是很堵车?


堵车还可以换种说法:
Isn't the traffic crowded? 是不是很拥堵啊?
Isn't the road congested? 这路堵吗?

堵车是经常的事:

Yeah, especially in the rush hour. 是啊,尤其在高峰期。

♦ crowded adj. 拥挤的

♦ congested adj. 堵塞的,拥挤的

5. Could i get off at the next stop?
我可不可以在下一站下车?


万一坐错车了,可以说:
I need to get off the bus, please. 我要下车。

如果你对这路车的路线不熟悉:

Could you tell me when to get off? 到站时您告诉我一声好吗?

司乘人员会很乐意帮忙的:

Sure, no problem. 好的,没问题。

♦ get off 下车

6. Can I buy a bus pass?
我能买张公交卡吗?

询问公交卡的价格:

How much is it to buy a bus pass? 买一张公交卡要多少钱?
 
可根据具体情况回答:
Yeah, it's 5 dollars a month. 好的, 一个月是5美元。
Ten dollars for a year round bus pass. 公交年卡是10美元。

7. The bus has just left.
公交车刚走。

错过公交车了:
The bus just left. 公交车刚走。
We just missed our bus. 我们刚错过了公交车。
 
可以问一下旁人:
How long do l have to wait for the next bus?  还得等多长时间才能有下趟公交车? 
 
Take a Bus Conversation 对话

Kevin: Oh good, the bus is here
凯文:哦,太好了,公交车来了
 
Bus driver: Do you have a pass?
司机:你有公交卡吗?
 
Kevin: No. How much is the fare?
凯文: 没有。车票多少钱?
 
Bus driver: $1.50. Put it in the box.
司机:1.5美元, 放到金子里吧。
 
Kevin: Alright. Excuse me...
凯文: 好的,打扰一下......
 
Stranger: Yeah?
陌生人: 什么事?
 
Kevin: Could I sit here?
凯文:我能坐在这里吗?
 
Stranger Yeah, that's cool. Just let me move my bag.
陌生人: 好的。我来把包挪一下。

Kevin: Thanks. Everywhere else looks full.
凯文: 谢谢,到处都好像很挤。

Stranger: It's always like this.
陌生人: 一直都这样。
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