听力原句：Librarian：Oh, well I guess you might think that. But when I saw it back then it was anything but boring.
注：近似词组nothing but意为“只不过是”,例如：It's nothing but a joke.
12.in such short notice
听力原句：Student：Hi, thanks for seeing me in such short notice.
听力原句：Manager: Right, the choir. It’s nice to finally meet you in person. So, you are having problems with...
听力原句：Pro: Ok, basically they have to offer things that most people can find anywhere else, you know quality, that means better exercise equipment,high-end stuff, and classes-exercise classes may be aerobics.
听力原句：Therefore, it’s best to be a non-conformist – to do your own thing, not worrying about what other people think. That’s an important point. He really drives this argument home throughout the essay.
听力原句1：Well, design doesn't necessarily include things like sculptures or decorative walkways or… or even eye catching window displays, you know art.
听力原句2：Professor：That’s another possible reason although it doesn’t necessarily explain other behaviors such as eating, drinking or sleeping.”
17.be at odds with
听力原句：They try to fit in with the rest of the world even though it’s at odds with their beliefs and their identities.
听力原句：Employee：You are lucky to have professor who includes the lesser-known writer like her on the syllabus, you know, not the usual authors we’ve all read.
19.pros and cons
听力原句：I mean no one really thinks that, say a bee goes through weighing the pros and cons of pollinating this flower or that flower.
20.in a different light
听力原句：Student: I mean... Being a waiter, I get to see a lot of the professors, like in a different light, we joke around a little you know. In the classroom, they always have to be pretty formal, but …