小測驗 — 和 “年邁” 有關的英語詞彙

Aging is an unavoidable part of life, so why not get a head start and practise some language related to this topic?
A quiz about the language of getting old.

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尊重老人是我國一大傳統美德,每逢重陽節,很多會街道、居委會、公司等會透過開展多樣的活動來表示對長者們的愛戴和尊重。比如,有些退休的老人們會一起去登山踏秋、插茱萸等。試做下面六道和 “晚年” 有關的題目 。

1. When you are old enough (or wealthy enough) you can stop work and ______.

a) resign

b) give up

c) retreat

d) retire

2. Money you receive from the government and/or your company when you have stopped working is your ______.

a) pension

b) allowance

c) pocket money

d) savings

3. An older person can politely be described as a(n) ______.

a) senior citizen

b) past-it person

c) super civilian

d) non-worker

4. A polite adjective for an older person is ______.

a) long lived

b) obsolete

c) elderly

d) rusty

5. The medical specialty relating to older people is ______.

a) orthopaedics

b) pediatrics

c) geriatrics

d) obstetrics

6. Someone who reaches the age of 100 is a ______.

a) octogenarian

b) centenarian

c) nonagenarian

d) septuagenarian

答案

1) d, 2) a, 3) a, 4) c, 5) c, 6) b.