英语口语:通过海关

来源:考试大发布时间:2013-04-01

  OFFICER: May I see your passport please?

  CHARLES: Here is my passport. And this is the declaration form.

  OFFICER: What is the purpose of your visit to the United States?

  CHARLES: Business. I have a trade convention I’m attending in Chicago.

  OFFICER: This visa is good for two weeks. Do you intend to stay longer than that?

  CHARLES: No. I will fly back twelve days from now.

  OFFICER: And you will do some traveling while you are here?

  CHARLES: Yes, I want to spend a couple days in New York. I have friends there I will visit.

  OFFICER: What do you have in the bag, Mr. Lee?

  CHARLES: Just my cameras, my clothes, and some books.

  OFFICER: You’re not carrying any food with you today?

  CHARLES: No.

  OFFICER: Okay, Mr. Lee. This is just a routine check. Would you mind opening the bag for me?

  CHARLES: Alright.

  OFFICER: Hmm. You have three cameras. Are you a photographer?

  CHARLES: No, my company makes cameras.Well, I’m also a photographer, but two of these are for our display.

  OFFICER: I see. And what’s in this bag?

  CHARLES: Egg tarts.

  OFFICER: I thought you said you didn’t have any food with you today.

  CHARLES: I thought you meant vegetables and meat when you asked me. Things like that.I don’t have any vegetables.

  OFFICER: I’m sorry, Mr. Lee. Egg tarts are food too. We will have to confiscate these.

  CHARLES: Confiscate?

  OFFICER: Yes, we will have to dispose of them.

  CHARLES: It’s too bad. They are very delicious.

  OFFICER: I know. One out of every three travelers from Taiwan seems to be carrying them.They are being smuggled in by the thousands.

  CHARLES: Oh, well. Not by me.

  OFFICER: No, not today at least. Enjoy your visit to the United States, Mr. Lee.

  CHARLES: Thank you.

  海关人员:我可以看一下你的护照吗?

  查尔斯:这是我的护照,这是入境申请表。

  海关人员:你到美国的目的是什么?

  查尔斯:商务,我要到芝加哥去开商务会议。

  海关人员:你的签证期限是两个星期,你打算待更久吗?

  查尔斯:不会,我十二天之后就要回去了。

  海关人员:这段期间你会去旅行吗?

  查尔斯:是的,我想去纽约几天,我在那儿有朋友,要去拜访。

  海关人员:李先生,你的袋子里有些什么?

  查尔斯:只是一些照相机、衣服和书籍。

  海关人员:你没有携带任何食物吧?

  查尔斯:没有。

  海关人员:好的,李先生,这是例行检查,请你把袋子打开让我看看好吗?

  查尔斯:好的。

  海关人员:嗯……有三台照相机,你是摄影师吗?

  查尔斯:不是,我们公司是生产照相机的。我自己也是摄影师,但是有两台是展示用的。

  海关人员:我明白了,那这个袋子里面装什么?

  查尔斯:蛋挞。

  海关人员:我以为你没有带任何食物。

  查尔斯:我以为你是指蔬菜和肉品之类的食物。我并没有带蔬菜。

  海关人员:李先生,对不起,蛋挞也算是食物,我们必须充公。

  查尔斯:充公?

  海关人员:是的,我们将会处理掉。

  查尔斯:太可惜了,蛋挞非常好吃。

  海关人员:我知道。台湾来的旅客,三个就有一个会带蛋挞。成千的人就成走私了。

  查尔斯:我没有。

  海关人员:至少今天没有,祝您旅途愉快,李先生。

  查尔斯:谢谢。

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