【PTE听力技巧】最新高频Retell lecture精析 （八）
Why should we bother studying animal behavior? Well, first and foremost, because we are interested in understanding why animals do what they do. There are lots of other reasons for studying animal behavior. Conservation biologist need to know what animals do if they are going to save them. Are those animals social or solitary? How much space do they need and how many mates do they have? Sometimes you can’t predict the outcome of the research. Fernando N. (人名) started out being interested of how birds know what to sing, yet his research eventually led to a complete overhaul of the entire field of neuron biology, a totally unanticipated yet utterly monumental effect. And this is the course textbooks by John. A, the fact that this is in its noun sedition tells you how fast the field of animal behavior is (developing) and a lots of new developments.
Bother doing sth. 费力去做某事
Animal behavior 动物行为
Conservation biologist 濒危动物保护生物学家
Outcome of the research 研究结果
Started out by doing sth. 一开始做某事，出发点是……
New development 新的发展
Trying to understand why animals do what they do
Conservation biologists need to know what do animals do in order to save them.
2. 描述conservation biologists的工作／动物行为的范畴：
Solitary or social?
How much space do they need?
How many mates do they have?
With some examples:
Fernando N. started out by studying how birds know what to sing, and it leads to neuron biology.
John.A’s textbook will be used in the course.
To illustrates a how fast the animal behavior is developing and other new developments.
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