2011.12英语四级听力:儿童设计与梦想

An eleven year old designer in Indonesia is succeeding in the high octane world of fashion. Amanda Purnomo Marki's career began when she became a children's model at age 7.
一位11岁的印度尼西亚设计师在高辛烷的世界时装界上取得成功。阿曼达•普尔诺莫•马尔基的职业生涯在她7岁成为一名小模特时就开始了。

This is not your usual fashion show for children.
这不是你平常看到的儿童时装秀。



It features the globally cet4v.com batik, a traditional fabric made with a unique dyeing process.
它以全球著名的印尼蜡染印花布,一种用特殊的染色工艺制成的传统布料为特色。

But these children are not strutting down the runway with dresses made by famous Indonesian batik designers.
但是这些孩子并不是穿着这位著名的印尼蜡染设计师创作的cet4v.com

They are showing off dresses made by an 11-year-old schoolgirl.

他们展示的是出自cet4v.com手的衣服。

Amanda Purnomo Marki said, "I like fashion because I always like drawing and watching Fashion TV and reading fashion magazines. I became very interested cet4v.com was 8 years old. At that time I organized a fashion show during my birthday party. "
阿曼达•普尔诺莫•马尔基表示:“我喜欢时装是因为我一直喜欢画画、观看时装电视节目、阅读时装杂志。八岁的时候我就对时装感兴趣了。那时,在我的生日派对上,我组织了一场时装秀。”

Because of the 8 year old's fashion show, the Indonesian Museum of Records awarded Amanda with the title of the country's youngest designer in 2008.
因为这个8岁孩子举办的时装秀,印尼记录博物馆在2008年授予阿cet4v.com计师的头衔。

Amanda's success would not be possible, if it were not for her mother's full support.
如果没有母亲的全力支持,阿曼达就不可能成功。

Noni Purnomo, Amanda's mother, said, "She has a passion for designs, so I take her around to see other people's designs. I bought her fashion magazines. Once I also took her to Paris to see a major Yves Saint Laurent exhibition, and she was really impressed by it. I noticed that she did not just look at the designs, but she also paid close attention to the stitching of each design. I can really tell that she is interested in fashion."
阿曼达的母亲诺妮•普尔诺莫称:“她酷爱设计,所以我带着她到处去看别人的设计。我给她买时装杂志。有一次我还带她去巴黎观参观尤夫斯•圣罗伦一个大型的时装展,该时装展给她留下了深刻的印象。我注意到她不仅仅观看设计,而且还仔细观察每个设计的缝纫。我真的可以看出她对时装感兴趣。”

Now Amanda has her own clothing line that specializes in batik clothes for children.
现在,阿曼达有自己的服装品牌,专门制作印尼蜡染的衣服,受众为儿童。

While still studying in school, she has to create 10 new designs every month.
在学校学习期间,她每个月必须创造出10新的设计作品。

She is planning her next fashion show due at the end of the year with a theme of mother and child. And Amanda's success may inspire other Indonesian children to follow in her footsteps.
她正在计划今年年底举办下一场时装秀,这是以妈妈和孩子为主题的“亲子秀”。阿曼达的成功可能鼓励其他印尼的孩子以她为榜样。

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