2. One knock on the liberal arts is that it’s difficult to find a first job. If liberal arts graduates gain proficiency in one of eight technical skills, such as social media or data analysis, their prospects of landing entry-level jobs increase substantially.
gain proficiency in 熟练
land a job= find a job
increase substantially 大幅增加
liberal arts graduates 文科毕业生
3. The long-held belief by parents and students that liberal arts graduates are unemployable ignores the reality of the modern economy, where jobs require a mix of skills not easily packaged in a college major.
a mix of skills 综合技能
4. In his book, he profiles graduates with degrees in philosophy, sociology and linguistics in jobs as diverse as sales, finance and market research.
National profile 国家形象
Profile sb with sth 介绍……
As diverse as= ranging from
5. Why settle on a field of study before experiencing the smorgasbord college has to offer, be it study abroad, a club activity or a surprising elective?
a field of study 研究领域
elective 专有名词 选修课
引申：required course 必修课
offer a course 开设课程
settle for sth 退而求其次
I had to settle for a simple lunch.
a second best
settle on 定下来
landmine field 雷区
It is mankind’s unremitting pursuit to peacefully explore and utilize outer space. Standing at a new historical starting line, China is determined to quicken the pace of developing its space industry so that achievements in space activities will serve improve the well-being of mankind in a wider scope, at a deeper level and with higher standards.
Peacefully exploration and utilization of outer space is mankind’s unremitting pursuit. From a new starting point, China will move faster to develop space programs to provide wider, deeper and higher levels access to the outcomes of space activities of humankind well-being.
涉及到人的事业，遮住，”改善,完善，提高，发展” improve the well-being of ****
妇女事业的发展improve women’s well-being
儿童事业的发展improve the well-being of children
老年事业的发展improve the well-being of the elderly people
各项事业的发展 social programs
From a new starting point/standing on a new starting point
A point of departure 起点
加快做某事 move faster to do sth
使….. do…. so as to/so that
创新成果： outcomes of innovation/ innovation outcomes
provide wider, deeper and higher-level access to
We will explore and advance the building of space launch sites that are open to cooperation and sharing, form a new space launch system featuring rational division of work, mutual complementarity, smooth coordination, security and reliability.
开放共享open and sharing
新型航天发射体系new space launch system
分工合理 division of labor
优势互补 combine strength/ combination of strength
有机衔接 smooth alignment/collaboration
安全可靠 safety and reliability