最近SWT新增了几道题目，很多同学觉得压力很大，总觉得自己遇到新题就无从下手。今天就为大家分析一下最近经常考的一篇高频新题SWT，文章出自Australian Bureau of Statistics.我们就一起来做一下这道真题，并且附上参考答案供大家参考。
Slightly less than one in five carers (19%) were primary carers (475,000 people). That is, they were the main carer of a person who was limited in carrying out the core everyday activities of mobility, communication or self-care. Both primary carers and the larger group of other carers (close to 2 million) contribute to the wellbeing of older people and people with disabilities. However, because they care for people who otherwise would have difficulty carrying out basic everyday activities, there is particular interest in primary carers: in the contribution they make, their wellbeing, labour force experiences, motivations and the support they receive in caring.
有些同学开始读第一句的时候就慌了，因为primary carers这个词看似两个单词都认识，但是组合在一起却不知道是个什么意思，其实在第二句作者就给予了primary carers这个词的解释。就是primary carers were main carer of a person who was unable to carry out basic daily activities。其实这句话也是这段的主旨，有很多同学在总结大意的时候怕偏题，在这里教大家一个小技巧，即你在都完这段话或文章之后，用中文一句话快速复述一下这篇文章在讲什么，再把这句中文转换成英文就行了，这样的方法可以保证你不偏离段落大意。
Primary carers were more likely than other carers to be assisting someone who lived in the same household (81% comparedwith 76%). As with caring as a whole, the likelihood of being a primary carer increased with age to peak at age 55-64 years, where one in twenty people were primary carers. However, rather than then declining, the likelihood of being aprimary carer remained at around this level among the older age groups.Consequently, primary carers had a somewhat older age profile than other carers. The median age of primary carers was 52 years, compared with 47 years for other carers.
那么我们用上述教给大家的方法说一下总结一下这段话，中文概述“primary carers工作者的年龄相较于其他carers工作者的年龄要大，一般在52岁左右。”英文总结“The average age for primary carers is around 52 years, olderthan other carers ”简简单单也不拖泥带水。
Primary carers were more likely than othe rcarers to be female (71% compared with 50%) and less likely to be in the labour force (39% compared with 60%). Women not in the labour force were by far the largest single group among primary carers (44%). In contrast, men employed full-time were the largest single group among other carers (25%). Consistent with their lower labour force participation, primary carers had lower personal incomes than other carers (a median gross income of $237 per week compared with$327 per week) and were more likely to have a government pension or allowance as their main source of income (55% compared with 35%).
那么最后一段的信息点比较多(female， labor force，income)，其实不用面面俱到，提一到两点即可。“the likelihood of primary carers being female is much largerthan other carers”
primarycarers were main carer of a person who was unable to carry out basic dailyactivities and the average age for primarycarers is around 52 years, which is older than other carers; they are morelikely to be female while less likely to be in the labor force.