欲加强难度还请移步《地道美语听力播客（快速版）》 Alice:I can't hear you over that hammering.
When are these renovations going to be done?
Dilbert:They're already two weeks past the scheduled completion date and I can only guess at the cost overruns.
Alice:It feels like they're never going to finish.
Dilbert:I know. When the renovations were announced, I was glad to hear that the office would be reconfigured for better use.
Dilbert:The upgrades sounded good-new lighting fixtures, flooring, and sound-deadening walls and ceilings.
Alice:I was looking forward to an updated look with new built-ins.
This old furniture shows lots of wear and tear.
Dilbert:Yeah, now all I want is to be rid of all this dust.
Who can work with this racket?
Alice:Heh? What did you say? Did you say you can't hack it? Me, neither!