旅游英语口语300句pdf电子书

旅游英语口语300句《旅游英语口语300句》以“源自生活”为基本原则来选取素材,内容共分8章,依次为旅行准备、飞机旅程、宾馆住宿、交通出行、食尚文化、购物天地、观光旅游、其他事宜等。每章细分为4节,每节提供旅行中最常用的对话,并从对话中提炼出重点英语、汉语对照的句型和例句,所选例子都以旅游真实场景为模板,并配有相关景点、特产、美食等精美插图。 《旅游英语口语300句》可供本科生、专科生作为英语学习辅助教材使用,也可供导游及英语爱好者参考使用。本书由郭泉江编著。

《旅游英语口语300句》目

Unit 1 Travel preparations 旅行准备
Lesson 1 Choosing a destination
Lesson 2 Making sightseeing inquiries
Lesson 3 Currency exchange
Lesson 4 Supplies of medicine and sunscream
Unit 2 Travelling by air 飞机旅程
Lesson 1 Booking flight tickets
Lesson 2 Check in
Lesson 3 On the plane
Lesson 4 Claiming luggage
Unit 3 Hotel accommodations 宾馆住宿
Lesson 1 Reserving a room
Lesson 2 Check in
Lesson 3 Room service
Lesson 4 Check out
Unit 4 Loacl transportation 交通出行
Lesson 1 Travelling by train
Lesson 2 Travelling by bus
Lesson 3 Travelling by taxi
Lesson 4 Travelling by coach
Unit 5 Fashion food 食尚文化
Lesson 1 Restaurant reservations
Lesson 2 Seating and ordering for a meal
Lesson 3 Repast complaints
Lesson 4 Paying the bill
Unit 6 Shopping 购物天地
Lesson 1 Department stores
Lesson 2 Electric appuance shops
Lesson 3 Supermarkets
Lesson 4 Bargaining
Unit 7 Sightseeing 观光旅游
Lesson 1 Making plans
Lesson 2 Asking for traveling information
Lesson 3 Tourist attractions
Lesson 4 Taking pictures
Unit 8 Other issues 其他事宜
Lesson 1 Lost and found
Lesson 2 Hotel complaints
Lesson 3 Visa applications
Lesson 4 Asking the way
  旅游英语口语

话题1

Planning a Trip计划旅行

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy are planning a trip to America.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

I could go for that. 这提议不错。

Take in 观赏(电影,戏剧,表演)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Vacation 假期;休假

2. Honeymoon 蜜月

3. Studio 电影制片厂;电影摄影棚

4. Couple 几个;两三个

5. Canyon 峡谷

Useful expression:

1. I could go for that. 这提议不错。

2. Take in 观赏(电影,戏剧,表演)

E.g.: I’d like to take in a movie this weekend. 我这个周末打算去看电影。

Ed: I have three weeks of vacation saved up. Let’s take a second honeymoon.

Amy: Really? How about we go to the States? I’d like to see Disneyland and Universal Studios.

Ed: Why not?

Amy: How about a couple of days in Las Vegas, too?

Ed:I could go for that. We’ve got to go to the Grand Canyon, too.

Amy: And we can’t miss New York City. I’d love to take in a Broadway play.

Ed: Isn’t New York on the other side of the country?

Amy: Who cares? It’s just a five-hour plane ride from the west coast.

Ed: Well, when you put it that way, what can I say but yes?

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you often make a travel itinerary before traveling?

2. What kind of things do you have to take into consideration when you plan your trip?

话题2

Purchasing Airline Tickets 买机票

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy is calling a travel agent to purchase airline tickets.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Package deal 旅游套餐

Leg of(a journey/ race)一段旅程;一段赛程

Scout around 到处寻找;查出

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Purchase 购买

2. Book 预约

3. Itinerary 旅程

4. Recommend 推荐

5. International 国际性的

Useful expression:

1. Package deal 旅游套餐

E.g.: We have a good package deal to Thailand. 我们有一个很好的泰国旅行套餐。

2. Leg of(a journey/ race)一段旅程;一段赛程

E.g.: At last we were on the homeward leg of our journey. 我们终于在回程的旅途上了。

3. Scout around 到处寻找;查出

E.g.: let’s scout around for a good place to eat. 我们找一个地方吃饭吧。

Travel Agent:Good morning. Fun Times Travel Agency. May I help you?

Amy:Yes. I’d like to book two tickets to Los Angeles. I’d also like to go to New York, Las Vegas… hmm, let me see…

Travel Agent:Do you have your itinerary all worked out?

Amy:I guess my husband and I haven’t really given it too much thought, but we’re sure we want to go to L.A., Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and New York.

Travel Agent:We have a great package deal that I could recommend to you. If you fly business class on the international leg of your flight, you get four stops in America for the price of one.

Amy:Sounds great! About how much is it going to cost me?

Travel Agent:I’ll scout around for a good price and get back to you in a few days. Could I have your phone number, please?

Amy: Sure. It’s 8983-0992.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Tell me your experience of purchasing tickets.

2. Do you prefer to travel by train or by plane?

话题3

Buying Traveler’s Checks 购买旅行支票

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed is at the bank buying some traveler’s checks.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

better safe than sorry 事先预防总比事后遗憾好

Service charge 手续费

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Traveler’s Check 旅行支票

2. Teller (银行)出纳员

3. Denominations 面额

4. Sign 签名

5. Percent 百分之……的

6. Altogether 全部;合计

7. Account 账户

Useful expression:

1. better safe than sorry 事先预防总比事后遗憾好

E.g.: Wearing a helmet is annoying, but it’s better safe than sorry. 戴安全帽很麻烦,但事先预防总比事后遗憾好。

2. Service charge 手续费

E.g.: There is a small service charge for this transaction. 这笔交易收取一点服务费。

Teller:How may I help you, sir?

Ed:I’d like to purchase one thousand two hundred dollars worth of traveler’s checks, please.

Teller:How would you like them? We have twenty, fifty, and one hundred dollar denominations.

Ed:Give me ten twenties, ten fifties, and five hundreds.

Teller:Here you go, sir. Would you please sign the top of the checks now?

Ed:Sure. Better safe than sorry.

Teller:Also, don’t forget to keep a list of your check numbers in a safe place.

Ed:OK. What’s the total?

Teller:There’s a two percent service charge, sir, so that comes to one thousand two hundred twenty-four dollars altogether. How would you like to pay?

Ed:Can you just take it out of my account?

Teller:Certainly, sir. Have a good trip.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Will you buy traveler’s checks before you travel?

2. Will you bring money of big denominations with you while you are traveling?

话题4

Getting to the Airport 前往机场

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy plan to take a taxi to the airport.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Lug around 拖着东西到处走

For good (=forever)永久的

As long as 只要

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Expensive 昂贵的

2. Hit 碰上;达到

3. Reservation 预定

4. Luggage 行李

5. Weight limit 重量限制

6. Rush hour 交通高峰期

Useful expression:

1. Lug around 拖着东西到处走

E.g.: why are you lugging around that heavy bag? Get a baggage cart instead. 你为什么拖着这么重的袋子到处跑?找台推车吧。

2. For good (=forever)永久的

E.g.: He left for good. We’ll never see him again. 他永远地离开,不会再回来了。

3. As long as 只要

E.g.: I don’t mind as long as it doesn’t rain. 只要不下雨就行了。

Ed: Should we drive to the airport or take a taxi?

Amy: Let’s take a taxi. Parking is pretty expensive, and my suitcases are too heavy to lug around.

Ed: Fine. It takes about an hour to get there, and we will hit rush hour, so we should leave at about seven o’clock.

Amy: Good idea. Later on, I’ll call the airport taxi service and make a reservation.

Ed: I think your luggage is going to be over the weight limit. It looks like you’re thinking of staying there for good.

Amy: Ha-ha! I already checked with the airlines, OK? My suitcase is under the limit.

Ed: OK, just as long as you know that you are the one who is going to have to carry them.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Will you bring lots of things with you when you go traveling?

2. Do you usually start off early in case you’ll miss the flight or train?

话题5

Packing 打包行李

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy are packing for a trip.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

A couple of 几个,两三个

Take along 携带

Just in case 以防万一;以备不时之需

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Passport 护照

2. Driver’s license 驾照

3. Formal Occasion 正式场合

4. Airsick 晕机的

5. Suitcase 手提箱

6. Duffel bag 帆布袋

Useful expression:

1. A couple of 几个,两三个

E.g.: Jason had a couple of sandwiches for lunch. 杰森午餐吃了两个三明治。

2. Take along 携带

E.g.: Don’t forget to take along a map and a guidebook. 别忘了带地图和旅行指南。

3. Just in case 以防万一;以备不时之需

E.g.: Andy packed an umbrella just in case. 安迪带了雨伞以防万一。

Ed:Don’t forget to bring our passports and some extra cash. We’ll also need our driver’s licenses if we plan to rent a car.

Amy:I’m taking a couple of dresses for formal occasions. You should take your dark suit.

Ed:I’ll wear the jacket on the plane to save space.

Amy:We should take along some pills just in case you get airsick.

Ed:Oh, man! Look at this suitcase. It’s falling apart. I need a new one.

Amy:I’m taking along a duffel bag for bringing back anything we buy on the trip.

Ed:How about umbrellas and raincoats?

Amy:No. We can buy them there if we need to.

4.Question & Discussion

1. When you are packing for a trip, what would you bring ?

2. What kinds of clothes will you usually pack for a trip?

话题6

Checking In办理登机手续

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy are at the ticket counter checking in their luggage.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Seating preference 座位偏好

Plenty of 大量的;很多的

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Counter 柜台

2. Staff (全体)工作人员

3. Emergency exit 紧急出口

4. Baggage claim 行李领取处

5. Attach 贴上

6. Carry-on 随身携带的行李

Useful expression:

1. seating preference 座位偏好

E.g.: Do you have any seating preference? 请问您对座位有什么偏好吗?

2. Plenty of 大量的;很多的

E.g.: As I had plenty of money I was able to help her. 我钱很宽裕,能帮助她。

Ed: Is this where we check in for flight two thirty-seven to Los Angeles?

Counter Staff: Yes, it is, sir.

Ed: Great. Here are our tickets and passports.

Counter Staff: Do you have a seating preference?

Amy: We’d like a seat with plenty of legroom.

Counter Staff: I’ll put you in the emergency exit row. How many bags do you want to check in?

Ed: We have two each.

Counter Staff: Any carry-ons?

Amy: Just one.

Counter Staff: Here are your tickets and boarding passes. Your baggage claim tickets are attached. Have a great flight!

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you have any seating preference?

2. Do you mind changing seats with others on the plane?

话题7

Boarding 登机

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy’s flight is now ready for boarding.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Overhead bin 座位上方的置物箱

Far out 太好了

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Flight attendant 空服员

2. Raring 渴望的;迫不及待的

3. Aircraft 飞机;航空器

4. Super (口)特别好的;超级的

5. Stretch 舒展肢体

6. Take off 起飞

Useful expression:

1. Overhead bin 座位上方的置物箱(= overhead compartment)

E.g.: You can put your book in the overhead bin.你可以把书放在座位上方的置物箱里。

2. Far out 太好了(=great、terrific、super)

E.g.: This play is far out! 这是一个很棒的派对。

Amy: Well, it’s almost time. That nap in the lounge made me feel good. I’m raring to go.

Public-Address System: All business class passengers may now board the aircraft.

Ed: That’s us, honey. Let’s go.

Flight Attendant: Welcome aboard. Your seats are up front there on the right.

Amy: Super. Lots of legroom to stretch out in. I just might take another nap!

Ed: Do you mind if I sit by the window?

Amy: Not at all. Just let me put my bag in the overhead bin.

Ed: Look. Every seat has its own TV. Far out!

Flight Attendant: Would you like something to drink before we take off?

Ed: We’d both like some orange juice. Thanks.

4.Question & Discussion

1. How often do you travel?

2. Do you usually travel for business or pleasure?

话题8

Flight Delay 班机延误

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy’s flight has been delayed for an hour due to mechanical difficulties.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Crack of dawn 大清早

Nod off 打盹

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Mechanical 机械的

2. End up 结果;到头来

3. Departure lounge(机场的)候车室

4. Announcement 通知

5. Loudspeaker 扩音器

6. Boarding gate 登机门

Useful expression:

1. Crack of dawn 大清早

E.g.: fishermen and farmers get up at the crack of dawn every day. 渔夫和农民每天一大清早就起床了。

2. Nod off 打盹(= take a nap)

E.g.: I nodded off during the play. 看这部戏是我睡着了。

Ed:Rats! We got up at the crack of dawn just to end up sitting around waiting.

Amy:Well, at least we can relax here in the departure lounge.

Ed:Look at all of these goodies. We won’t need to eat breakfast.

Amy:And the chairs here are very comfortable.

Ed:Time will fly.

Amy:How will we know when our flight is ready to board?

Ed:We’ll hear an announcement over the loudspeaker.

Amy:I think I’ll nod off for a few minutes.

Ed:Don’t worry. I’ll wake you up.

Amy:By the way, did you notice which way our boarding gate is?

Ed:You are such a worrywart. I know where the gate is. Now go to sleep!

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you have the experience of waiting your plane because of flight delay?

2. What do you usually do in the departure lounge when you are waiting for your plane?

话题9

In Transit 过境

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy are transit passengers at the airport.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

make a phone call 打电话

So long 再见

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Transit 过境

2. Come in 抵达

3. Transfer 转机

4. Necessary 必需的

Useful expression:

1. make a phone call 打电话(=call/buzz sb)

E.g.: I have to make an important phone call. 我要打一个重要的电话。

2. So long 再见

E.g.: So long, old friend. 再见了,老朋友。

Ed: Excuse me. Is this the transit counter?

Ground Staff: Yes, sir. How may I help you?

Ed: I just came in on flight two thirty-seven and am transferring to Los Angeles. Do I have to change planes?

Ground Staff: May I see your boarding pass, sir?

Ed: Sure. Here it is.

Ground Staff: You are going to Los Angeles on flight two thirty-seven, so you don’t have to change planes.

Ed: Do I have time to make a phone call?

Ground Staff: Yes, you have half an hour. Just be at gate twelve for boarding at twelve thirty-five PM.

Ed: Do I need to check in again?

Ground Staff: No, that is not necessary.

Ed: Thank you. So long.

4.Question & Discussion

Would you tell me your experience of travelling by plane? Did you enjoy it?

话题10

The Approach 降落机场前

话题内容

1.Topic Description

The plane is about to land at the airport.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

lucked out 幸运 (= be lucky)

plug up 塞住

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Approach接近,抵达

2. upright 智力的,垂直

3. wonder 纳闷,想知道

4. temperature 气温,温度

5. forecast 预测

6. swallow 吞下,咽下

Useful expression:

1. lucked out 幸运 (= be lucky)

E.g.: We really lucked out getting a parking place right in front. 我们真幸运,前面就有一个停车位。

2. plug up 塞住

E.g.: My ears are plugged up. 我耳鸣。

Flight Attendant:Ladies and gentlemen, we are now approaching Los Angeles International Airport. The local time is seven AM. Please fasten your seat belts, put your seat in the upright position, and return your table to its locked position.

Amy:We are almost there. I wonder what the temperature is.

Ed:It is seventy-five degrees Fahrenheit, and there is no rain forecasted for days.

Amy:That’s great! We really lucked out.

Ed:Look around and make sure you haven’t forgotten anything.

Amy:I looked already.

Ed:We’re coming down pretty fast. Here. Chew some of this gum and keep swallowing hard.

Amy:Thanks. My ears are all plugged up.

4.Question & Discussion

1. What would you do if your ears are ringing while landing?

2. Will you feel airsick while traveling by plane?

话题11

Landing at the Airport降落机场

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy and Ed’s plane has just landed at the airport.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Come to 结果是……;共计;达成……,作出……

all set 准备妥当 (=ready)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Remain 保持

2. Seat v.坐下

3. Switch off 关掉

4. smooth 平顺的

5. go out 熄灯

6. pick up 拿取

7. customs form 海关表格

Useful expression:

1. Come to 结果是……;共计;达成……,作出……

E.g.: The bill came to $30. 帐单共计30美元。

2. all set 准备妥当 (=ready)

E.g.: We are all set to go. 我们准备启程了。

Flight Attendant:Ladies and gentlemen, we have now landed at the Los Angeles International Airport. Please remain seated with your seat belts fastened until the seat-belt sign is switched off and the plane has come to a complete stop.

Amy:That was really a very smooth landing. I didn’t feel a thing.

Ed:How are your ears? Can you hear now?

Amy:Everything is as clear as a bell.

Ed:The seat-belt light just went out. Don’t forget your bag in the overhead compartment.

Flight Attendant:Please leave your headphones in the seat pocket. We’ll pick them up later. Be sure to take your completed customs form with you.

Amy:I have it in my purse, so we’re all set.

4.Question & Discussion

Have you ever forgotten anything on the plane or on the train? What will you do if you forget something on the plane?

话题12

Immigration入境

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed is going through immigration.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Be on vacation 度假 (=Take a vacation )

In order 正确的;适当的

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Purpose 目的

2. Papers 文件

3. Handy 在手边的;方便的

4. Immigration 入境

5. Itinerary 行程表

Useful expression:

1. Be on vacation 度假 (=Take a vacation )

E.g.: They are taking a vacation in France now.

= They are on vacation in France now.

2. In order 正确的;适当的

E.g.: Getting your things in order before you leave.

Immigration Officer:May I see your passport, please? How long will you be staying in the United States?

Ed:Just three weeks.

Immigration Officer:What is the purpose of your visit?

Ed:My wife and I are on vacation.

Immigration Officer:Where will you be staying?

Ed:We have hotel reservations in L.A., Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and New York.

Immigration Officer:Do you have the addresses handy?

Ed:Here is a copy of our itinerary.

Immigration Officer:Thanks. Welcome to the U.S. Your papers are all in order.

Ed:Thank you.

4.Question & Discussion

What do you have to keep in mind when you are going through immigration.?

话题13

Lost Luggage 遗失行李

话题内容

1.Topic Description

One of Amy’s suitcases is missing. She reports it to the airline’s lost-luggage department.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Fill in/ out 填写(表格)

Be sure to 务必要……

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. miss 遗失

2. report v.告知,申报,呈报

3. lost-luggage counter 行李遗失申报处

4. logo 商标

5. reach= contact 联系(某人)

6. arrange 安排

7. deliver 送达,运送

Useful expression:

1. Fill in/ out 填写(表格)

E.g.: Fill out the form, please. 请填写表格。

2. Be sure to 务必要……

E.g.: Be sure to turn off the lights before you go to bed. 睡觉前,请记得关灯。

Amy:Oh, no! One of my suitcases didn’t make it. What should we do?

Ed:I know where the lost-luggage counter is. Let’s go.

Amy:I would like to report a missing bag.

Ground Staff:What flight were you on?

Amy:Flight two thirty-seven from Tokyo.

Ground Staff:What color was the suitcase?

Amy:Black with a Nike logo on it.

Ground Staff:Please fill in this form, and be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you. We will call you as soon as it arrives and arrange for it to be delivered to your hotel.

Amy:Thank you.

4.Question & Discussion

What would you do if your lost your luggage?

话题14

Luggage 领取行李

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy are asking directions to the baggage claim area and retrieving their luggage.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Double check (名词短语)/ Double-check (动词)再次确认

Sure enough 果然,的确

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Retrieve 寻回

2. escalators 电扶梯

3. hallway 走廊,通道

4. display board 告示牌

5. carousel 输送带

6. Spot 认出;发现;找出

Useful expression:

1. Double check (名词短语)/ Double-check (动词)再次确认

E.g.: Double-check to make sure you have your passport before you leave for the airport. 在你前往机场前,再确认一下是否带了护照。

2. Sure enough 果然,的确

E.g.: Sure enough,it’s a boy! 果然是个男孩。

Ed:Excuse me, where is the baggage claim area?

Ground Staff:Go down the escalators at the end of the hallway, and the baggage claim is on your right.

Ed:How will I know where to get my luggage?

Ground Staff:Just check the flight display board above each carousel.

Ed:Do I have to show my ticket to get my bags?

Ground Staff:No, but double-check to make sure you get the right ones.

Ed:Have you spotted our bags yet?

Amy:Yeah. Those two, right?

Ed:Sure enough, that’s them.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you always double-check to make sure everything is OK?

2. What will you do if you lose your luggage?

话题15

Customs 海关

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy is going through customs.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

What a shame! 真可惜!

Darn it! 可恶!

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Declare 申报

2. totally 完全地

3. turnstile 旋转门

4. risk 冒险

5. infestation 侵扰,大批出现

6. throw out 丢弃,抛弃

7. free to go 可以走了

Useful expression:

1. What a shame! 真可惜!(=What a pity!)

2. Darn it! 可恶!该死!

E.g.: Darn it! I can’t find my keys.可恶,我找不到钥匙了。

Customs Officer:How do you do, ma’am? Do you have anything to declare today?

Amy:Just this mango.

Customs Officer:Where did you get it?

Amy:I picked it at a friend’s farm.

Customs Officer:I’m sorry. No fresh fruits, vegetables, or meats may be brought in.

Amy:Darn it! I wanted to give it to a friend here. Well, I guess you can be the friend.

Customs Officer:Thanks anyway, ma’am, but we’ll have to destroy it. We don’t want to risk infestation.

Amy:You’re really going to throw out this delicious fruit? What a shame!

Customs Officer:If that’s all, ma’am, then you’re free to go. Have a nice visit.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you know what you can bring in when you are going through customs? And what can’t?

话题16

Getting Lost in the Airport Terminal在航空站迷路

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy and Ed are walking through the airport terminal, and they get lost.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Haven’t clue 毫无头绪= have no clue

(be/ get )turned around 迷路,走错方向

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Airport terminal 航空站;航站大厦

2. Information booth 询问处

3. Totally 完全地

4. Turnstile 旋转门

Useful expression:

1. Haven’t clue 毫无头绪= have no clue

E.g.: I haven’t a clue where my keys are. =I have no clue where my keys are. 我不知道我的钥匙在哪里。

2. (be/ get )turned around 迷路,走错方向

E.g.: New York is such a big city. I get all turned around every time I go there. 纽约实在太大,每次去我都会迷路。

Amy:With so many different hallways here, it is so confusing. I haven’t a clue as to where we are.

Ed:Just relax. We’ll find it.

Amy:Here’s an information booth.

Information Desk Staff:Welcome to Los Angeles.

Amy:We are totally lost. Where are the taxis?

Information Desk Staff:Here’s a map of the airport terminal, and here’s the exit you want for the taxis.

Ed:This is a big help.I got all turned around.

Information Desk Staff:Anything else I can help with?

Ed:We would like to use the restroom.

Information Desk Staff:They’re right near here. See over there by the turnstile? Just to the left.

Amy:Thanks.

4.Question & Discussion

Have you ever got lost in the city or other places? What will you do?

话题17

Asking for Direction 问路

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tina is looking for Rockefeller Center.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Way off 远离正道;完全错误

Give or take……(加减……)左右、上下

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Rockefeller Center 洛克菲勒中心

2. clock 街区

3. head 朝……方向出发

4. flashing 闪烁的

5. neon sign 霓虹灯

6. landmark 地标

7. fountain 喷水池

Useful expression:

1. Way off 远离正道;完全错误

E.g.: A:Is this the right way to the train station?

B: No, you’re way off. The train station is that way.

2. Give or take……(加减……)左右、上下

E.g.: The meal came to fifty dollars, give or take a few dollars. 这餐共花了50元左右。

Tina:Excuse me, miss, is this the way to Rockefeller Center?

Pedestrian:No, you’re way off.

Tina:Do you have a minute to give me directions?

Pedestrian:Sure. You’re about a fifteen-minute walk away. First cross the street, and go three blocks east.

Tina:Which way is east?

Pedestrian:That way. Then head south until you come to a flashing neon sign.

Tina:How far is that?

Pedestrian:Four blocks, give or take a block.

Tina:Are there any other landmarks?

Pedestrian:Yeah, there’s a big fountain. Go past the fountain, turn right at the corner, and the Center’s on the right.

Tina:Thanks so much.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Have you ever been lost in a big city?

2. Do you usually bring the map with you while traveling?

话题18

Jet Lag 时差

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed has jet lag.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

get in sync 配合一致

Sb doesn’t believe that for a/ one minute绝对不相信

Here goes nothing. 豁出去了。/ 硬着头皮试试。

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Lazybones 懒骨头

2. doze off / nod off/ take a nap 打瞌睡

3. beat (口)筋疲力尽

4. cope 应付;妥善处理

5. side effect 副作用

6. jet lag 飞行时差反应

Useful expression:

1. get in sync 配合一致

E.g.: We’ll try to get the sound and picture in sync. 我们会试着使声音与影像同时出现。

2. Sb doesn’t believe that for a/ one minute绝对不相信

E.g.: Mike said he got perfect on the test, but I don’t believe that for a minute. Mike说他考试考得很好,但我才不相信呢。

3. Here goes nothing. 豁出去了。/ 硬着头皮试试。

Amy:Come on, lazybones. We just got here, and you’re dozing off already.

Ed:Huh? What time is it, anyway?

Amy:Only five-thirty PM. We’d better not go to bed yet, or we will never get in sync with the time here.

Ed:But I’m so beat. All I want to do is sleep.

Amy:If I can cope, so can you.

Ed:Didn’t we bring some anti-jet lag medicine along?

Amy:Here you go. Take two of these and no more jet lag.

Ed:Are there any side effects?

Amy:No, it says here that there aren’t.

Ed:I don’t believe that for a minute, but here goes nothing!

4.Question & Discussion

1. Have you ever had jet lag?

2. What will you do to get in sync with the local time?

话题19

Exchanging Money 兑换货币

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tina wants to change some Hong Kong dollars into US dollars at a bank.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Change A into B 把A兑换成B;把A变成B

exchange rate 汇率

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Include 包含

2. identification 身份证明

3. local 本地的;当地的

4. contact address 联络地址

5. receipt 收据

Useful expression:

1. Change A into B 把A兑换成B;把A变成B

E.g.: I’m planning to change the spare bedroom into a home office.

2. Exchange rate 汇率 = rate of exchange

E.g.: The exchange rate is thirty-one to one. 汇率是31对1美元。

Tina:Pardon me, I’d like to change money — Hong Kong dollars for US dollars.

Teller:Certainly, ma’am. The exchange rate is ten Hong Kong dollars for one US dollar. By the way, that includes the bank fee.

Tina:That’s a bad rate. I should have done this in Hong Kong. I would like to buy two hundred US dollars.

Teller:That’ll be two thousand Hong Kong dollars. May I see some identification, please?

Tina:Here’s my passport.

Teller:Please fill out this form and sign it. We’ll need a local contact address where you can be reached.

Tina:We’re staying at the Park Plaza Hotel.

Teller:That’s fine. Will that be all?

Tina:I just need a receipt, thanks.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you know something about the rate of exchange?

话题20

Tourist Information Center 游客信息中心

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tom and Tina are looking for sightseeing brochures and city tour information.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Up to sb. 由……决定;取决于……

Look for 寻找 / find 找到

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Sightseeing 观光的

2. walking tour 步行参观

3. attraction 具吸引力的景点

4. Times Square 时代广场

5. Statue of Liberty 自由女神像

6. brochures 小册子

7. package 包;包裹

Useful expression:

1. Up to sb. 由……决定;取决于……

E.g.: It’s not up to me to decide. You have to decide for yourself.

2. Look for 寻找 / find 找到

E.g.: I am looking for my luggage. 我在找我的行李。

I found my luggage.我找到我的行李了。

Tom:Hi. We’d like to join a sightseeing day tour.

Assistant:You can take a limo, a tour bus, or join a walking tour. It’s up to you.

Tina:Which best covers the major attractions?

Assistant:This bus tour is what you’re looking for. It visits the Empire State Building, Times Square, and, of course, the Statue of Liberty.

Tina:Do you have any brochures?

Assistant:You’ll receive a complete information package when you board the bus.

Tom:OK, we’ll take the New Year’s Eve tour.

Assistant:We’ll see you at eight-thirty on Friday. Oh, lunch is included, as well. Be sure to bring your camera with you.

4.Question & Discussion

What information do you think you can get from the Tourist Information Center?

话题21

Buying Souvenirs 买纪念品

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tina and Tom are buying souvenirs.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

In that case 这样的话(= in that situation )

Come in 有(颜色,尺寸)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Cap 棒球帽;无边便帽

2. glow 发光

3. shrink 缩小

4. wrinkle 起皱纹

5. fade 褪色

6. Shrink .收缩, 退缩, 萎缩

7. take 买下

8. gift-wrapped 包装精美的;包装成礼品

Useful expression:

1. In that case 这样的话(= in that situation )

E.g.: A: I think the subway stops running at midnight.

B: In that case, we’d better leave now.

2. Come in 有(颜色,尺寸)

E.g.: Do they come in other sizes/ colors? 他们还有其他尺寸、颜色吗?

Tina:Excuse me, how much is this cap?

Clerk:The cap’s sixteen dollars and fifty cents.

Tina:And this T-shirt?

Clerk:Twenty-four dollars and ninety-five cents.

Tom:Yikes! They’re expensive!

Clerk:This cap glows in the dark and that shirt won’t shrink, wrinkle, or fade.

Tom:Well, in that case, how can I go wrong?

Clerk:How many would you like?

Tina:Two shirts. What sizes do they come in?

Clerk:Small, medium, large, and extra-large.

Tina:I guess we’ll take two larges.

Clerk:Would you like them gift-wrapped?

Tina:No, thanks. They’re for us.

4.Question & Discussion

Would you like to buy any souvenirs? What special souvenirs do you have?

话题22

Buying Postcards 买明信片

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tina’s buying a postcard and stamps.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

A rack of 非常多的

Break 找开,兑换大钞

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Stamp 邮票

2. scenery 风景;景色

3. foyer 大厅

4. selection 选择

5. desert 沙漠

Useful expression:

1. A rack of 非常多的

E.g.: There is a rack of magazines near the door.

2. Break 找开,兑换大钞

E.g.: Can you break this one hundred for me? 你能帮我找开这一百元大钞吗?

Tina:The scenery here is so beautiful. Let’s send a postcard home to our family.

Tom:I saw a rack of postcards in the foyer. They’ve got quite a selection.

Tina:My goodness! There are so many to choose from. Which one do you like?

Tom:This one of the sun setting over the desert is nice. It’s so different from where we live.

Tina:How much is it?

Tom:Only thirty-five cents.

Tina:Let’s see if they have any stamps. Excuse me. Do you sell stamps here?

Clerk:Yes, we do.

Tina:I need enough for a postcard to Taiwan Province, China.

Clerk:That’ll be ninety-eight cents, and thirty-five cents for the postcard. With tax, that comes to one dollar and forty-three cents.

Tina:I only have a fifty.

Clerk:Sorry, I can’t break a fifty.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you like buying postcards while traveling?

2. What’s your postcard like?

话题23

Losing a Handbag 遗失手提包

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tina and Tom are reporting a lost handbag.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Turn sth in 归还(某物)/ 提出、交还

Reach 联络某人(=contact)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Handbag 手提包

2. shoulder bag 单肩包

3. purse 女用钱包

Useful expression:

1. Turn sth in 归还(某物)/ 提出、交还

E.g.: You must turn in the pass when you leave the building.

2. Reach 联络某人(=contact)

E.g.: Do you know where I can reach him?

Tina:Oh, no! I’ve lost my handbag.

Tom:Where did you lose it?

Tina:Well, I had it when we got on the bus.

Tom:It must be there.

Tina:My bus ticket has a number to call.

Tom:Good. I’ll call them and report it.

Bus Station Staff: Big Apple Bus Lines. May I help you?

Tom:My wife left her shoulder bag on a number one-oh-one bus. Has anyone turned it in yet?

Bus Station Staff:No, sir. Could you describe it and give me a number where we can reach you?

Tom:It’s a brown leather bag with the initials AC on it. Our phone number is 555-2764.

Bus Station Staff:Lost and found will call you if it’s recovered.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Have you ever lost something valuable?

2. Did you report it? And did you find it finally?

话题24

Seeing a Doctor 看医生

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tina’s on the phone making a doctor’s appointment for Tom, and she takes him to the clinic.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

out of pocket 缺钱的;赔钱的

Pass out(=faint)(口)昏倒;失去知觉

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Appointment 预约;约会

2. Clinic 诊所

3. Fever 发烧

4. Emergency 紧急情况

5. Health insurance 健康保险

6. Lie down 躺下来

7. Drag (俚)糟透了;令人厌倦的人或事物

Useful expression:

1. out of pocket 缺钱的;赔钱的

E.g.: We find ourselves out of pocket at the end of every month. 我们发现每到月底就没钱了。

2. Pass out(=faint)(口)昏倒;失去知觉

E.g.: Get Grandma out of this heat before she passes out. 在奶奶昏倒前,快把她带离这里的高温。

Tina:Hello, I’d like to make an appointment for my husband to see a doctor.

Receptionist:What’s the problem?

Tina:He has a high fever.

Receptionist:You can come to our emergency clinic this afternoon at two-thirty.

Tina:Good afternoon. I’m Mrs. Chen. I called for an appointment for my husband.

Receptionist:Would you please fill out this form? Do you have any health insurance?

Tina:No, none in America, so I guess we’ll have to pay out of pocket.

Tom:I feel terrible. I think I’m going to pass out.

Nurse:Lie down here, sir. The doctor will be right in.

Tom:This is a real drag.

4.Question & Discussion

1. What do you do for the health problems you checks?

2. How many times have you been sick in the past year?

话题25

The Supermarket 超市

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Cindy and Terry are shopping in a local supermarket.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

mind-boggling adj. 令人难以置信的; 令人吃惊的

This is what you call…就是所谓的……

scoop out 舀出, 接应

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Gourmet 美食家

2. one-stop (指商店)提供各种商品的;一趟能买齐的

3. cosmetic 化妆品

4. scoop out 舀出

5. put a twist tie 打结

6. paper or plastic 纸袋还是塑胶袋

7. slide 下滑

8. punch 按下

Useful expression:

1. mind-boggling adj. 令人难以置信的; 令人吃惊的

E.g.: The problem is mind-boggling. 这个问题令人惊讶。

2.This is what you call…就是所谓的……

E.g.: look at the beautiful beach! This is what you call a vacation!你看那边的海滩多漂亮!就是所谓的度假!

3. scoop out 舀出, 接应

E.g.:Scoop out the pulp and serve it with sugar. 把果肉挖出来和糖一起食用。

Cindy:Can you believe this place? The selection is mind-boggling.

Terry:Look at all the different breads and all these gourmet desserts.

Cindy:How about this deli? I just love the cheeses, and they make party platters to order.

Terry:This is what you call one-stop shopping. This place has everything: cosmetics, household items, and lots more.

Cindy:Here’s the bulk food section. Just scoop out what you want and put a twist tie on the bag.

Cashier:Would you like paper or plastic?

Cindy:Plastic is fine. Can I pay with a credit card?

Cashier:Sure. Just slide your card through this machine and punch “yes” when the total shows.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you like shopping? How often do you go shopping?

话题26

A Bus Tour to Las Vegas 拉斯维加斯的巴士旅游

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky is signing up for a bus tour to Las Vegas.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

You bet. 当然。(= of course. / Yes.)

Sounds good 听起来不错。

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Sigh up 登记报名

2. catch v.赶上;搭乘

3. convenient adj.方便的

4. millennium n.千禧年

5. price n.价钱

6. Quarter 四分之一

Useful expression:

1. You bet. 当然。(= of course. / Yes.)

E.g.: A: Will you tell her?

B: You bet.

2. Sounds good 听起来不错

E.g.: Your new idea sounds good.

Vicky: Good afternoon, miss. Can you help us arrange a bus tour?

Clerk: You bet. Where would you like to go?

Sean: Do you have a two-day tour to Las Vegas the day after tomorrow?

Clerk: Yes, we do. For how many?

Sean: There are two of us. What time does the bus leave, and where do we catch it?

Clerk: The bus leaves at a quarter past six in the morning. It will pick you up at your hotel.

Vicky: That’s very convenient. We’re staying at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Oh, and one more thing: How long does it take to get there?

Clerk: About five hours. Your meals are included in the price of your ticket.

Vicky: Sounds good to me. Thanks.

4.Question & Discussion

话题27

A Fancy Dinner 丰盛的晚餐

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Cindy and Terry are having dinner at the very popular Brown Derby restaurant.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

piece de resistance n. <法> 最棒的(菜;作品) 主菜, 主要项目

convinced adj.信服的, 确信的

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Popular adj受欢迎的

2. cocktail n.鸡尾酒

3. celebrate v.庆祝

4. main course 主菜

5. hazelnut n.榛子

6. truffle n.松露;(菌形的)巧克力糖

7. convince v. 说服

8. water v.流口水

Useful expression:

1. piece de resistance n. <法> 最棒的(菜;作品) 主菜, 主要项目

E.g.:The architect’s piece de resistance was the City Opera House. 这位建筑师的最得意之作是市歌剧院。Solid adj“完全的”

2. convinced adj.信服的, 确信的

E.g.:I’m not convinced your idea will work, but I’ll keep an open mind for the moment. 我还没想通是否你的意见可行,不过我先考虑一下。

Waitress:Good evening. Would you like a cocktail before dinner?

Terry:Let’s celebrate. I’ll have a glass of champagne. It’s our big night out on the town.

Waitress:May I take your order?

Cindy:We’ll start with oysters Rockefeller.

Waitress:And for the main course?

Terry:What do you recommend?

Waitress:Our piece de resistance is filet mignon with roasted hazelnuts and truffles.

Terry:I’m convinced. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

Waitress:For dessert, I suggest the chocolate mousse.

4.Question & Discussion

话题28

Arriving in New York 到达纽约

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean are flying into New York City at Christmas time.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Tons of 大量的

Take a stroll 散步

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Imagine 想象

2. decoration 装饰

3. check out 看看;试试看

4. romantic 浪漫的

5. Horse-drawn 用马拖的

6. carriage ride 搭乘马车的

7. moonlight 月光

8. The Big Apple 纽约市

Useful expression:

1. Tons of 大量的

E.g.: I bought tons of fruit this week since it was so cheap. 我这个星期买了很多水果,因为很便宜。

2. Take a stroll 散步

E.g.: They took a stroll along the beach. 他们去海边散步。

Vicky: I’m so glad this flight is in the daytime. Can you see down there? It’s the Statue of Liberty.

Sean: Yes! And look over there! I can see Central Park.

Vicky: I see the Empire State Building. It’s even bigger than I imagined!

Sean: The map shows the Empire State Building is located on Fifth Avenue.

Vicky: I can’t wait to go shopping there and see all of the beautiful Christmas decorations.

Sean: There are tons of restaurants to check out, too.

Vicky:Maybe we could take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride, too.

Sean:Central Park is right near our hotel. We can take a stroll in the moonlight.

Vicky:We’re about to land. Welcome to the Big Apple, Sean.

4.Question & Discussion

话题29

At the Bar 在酒吧

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean are relaxing with a drink and snacks before dinner.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

A pint 一杯酒;品脱

What’ll it be?您要点什么?

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Ambiance 气氛

2. fireplace 壁炉

3. jolly adv(口)非常;很

4. artichoke chowder 朝鲜藓浓汤

5. starve 挨饿

6. Cozy 温暖舒适的

Useful expression:

1. A pint 一杯酒;品脱

E.g.:He ordered himself a pint of beer. 他要了一品脱啤酒。

2. What’ll it be?您要点什么?

Vicky:How about the ambiance? The fireplace is so cozy.

Sean:I feel like we’re in jolly old England and not in downtown New York City.

Bartender:What’ll it be, folks?

Sean:We both would like a pint of your dark beer.

Bartender:Coming right up. Anything else?

Sean:What do you recommend?

Bartender:If you’d like something really delicious, try our hot artichoke chowder.

Sean:That sounds really yummy. We’ll have that.

Vicky:Get ready for some good eating.

Sean:Good! I’m starving.

Bartender:Here you go, folks.

4.Question & Discussion

话题30

The Pub 酒馆

话题内容

1.Topic Description

John and his friend Bob are chatting over drinks at a bar.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

a big drinker 嗜酒者;酒徒

Say when. 告诉我什么时候停。(替人倒饮料时常用语)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Chat 闲谈;聊天

2. strong (酒)烈的;强劲的

3. weak 稀薄的;无味的

4. light(酒)淡的;清淡的

5. Pour 倒;灌

Useful expression:

1. a big drinker 嗜酒者;酒徒(=a hard drinker = a heavy drinker)

E.g.:He’s a hard drinker. 他很会喝酒。

2. Say when. 告诉我什么时候停。(替人倒饮料时常用语)

Bob:What can I get you to drink?

John:I’ll have a whiskey with soda water.

Bob:Whiskey — that’s too strong for me. I’ll have a light beer.

John:You’re not a big drinker, are you?

Bob:No, I can only take weak drinks.

John:Their whiskey isn’t bad. Why don’t you have a glass?

Bob:OK, I’ll have a little.

John:Let me pour. Say when.

Bob:Thanks. That’s enough.

John:Are you sure you don’t want a little more?

Bob:I’m sure. Thanks.

4.Question & Discussion

话题31

Fast-food 快餐

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Cindy and Terry are ordering a meal in a fast-food restaurant.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

What’ll it be? (口)你要什么?(= what would you like to order?)

Tossed salad 蔬菜沙拉

For here or to go在店里用餐还是外带

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. cheeseburger n.奶酪汉堡包(夹干酪和碎牛肉)

2. French fries 炸薯条, 炸土豆片

3. Fillet 无骨肉片

4. onion rings 洋葱卷

5. flavor 口味

6. tropical 热带的

7. folk 各位

Useful expression:

1. What’ll it be? (口)你要什么?(= what would you like to order?)

E.g.:A:What’ll it be? 你要什么?

B: Give me a cheeseburger and a large fries to go. 我要奶酪堡和大薯条外带。

2. Tossed salad 蔬菜沙拉

E.g.: I’m on a diet, so I;ll just have the tossed salad. 我正在节食,所以吃蔬菜沙拉就好了。

3. For here or to go在店里用餐还是外带

Clerk:Hey, guys. What’ll it be?

Cindy:I’d like a double cheeseburger, fries, and a shake.

Terry:And I’ll have a fillet of fish, a chicken burger, a large tossed salad, onion rings, and a shake.

Clerk:What flavors would you like for your shakes?

Cindy:Strawberry.

Terry:Tropical fruit.

Clerk:Altogether, that’ll be sixteen dollars and ninety-eight cents.

Cindy:Here’s twenty.

Clerk:Is that for here or to go?

Terry:For here.

Clerk:Here’s your change, three dollars and two cents. Thanks, folks. Enjoy!

4.Question & Discussion

话题32

Restaurant Reservation 餐厅定位

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Terry is making a dinner reservation.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Solid “完全的”

overlook v.俯瞰, 远眺

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Book 预约;预定

2. overlook 俯瞰;眺望

3. excellent 太棒了;好极了

4. Booth 包厢;隔成许多间的小房间

Useful expression:

1. Solid adj“完全的”

E.g.:We’re booked solid. 我们的作为被订光了。

2. overlook v.俯瞰, 远眺, 没注意到, 忽视 / n.忽视, 远眺

E.g.: My room overlooked the garden. 我的房间俯瞰花园。

Host:Good evening, Brown Derby. May I help you?

Terry:Yes, I’d like to make a dinner reservation for this Saturday night at seven.

Host:We’re booked solid. How about seven-thirty? We’ll have a booth available then.

Terry:That’s fine.

Maitre d’:Smoking or nonsmoking?

Terry:Nonsmoking. Is the booth by the window?

Host:Yes. It overlooks the park.

Terry:Excellent. That’ll do nicely.

Host:May I have your name and phone number, please?

Terry:Terry Chen, and the number is 555-8910.

4.Question & Discussion

话题33

Disneyland 迪斯尼乐园

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean spend a day at Disneyland.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Zip over 迅速赶到(某地)

Grab 抓住;迅速拿走

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Admission n.门票;入场券

2. in line 成一直线;成一排的

3. Ride 游乐设施 (如云霄飞车、旋转木马等)

4. crowded adj.拥挤的

5. Fantasyland n.梦幻乐园;奇幻世界

6. square n.广场

7. parade n.游行

Useful expression:

1. Zip over 迅速赶到(某地)

E.g.: Let’s zip over to McDonald’s and have something to eat. 我们赶紧到麦当劳买些吃的东西。

2. Grab 抓住;迅速拿走

E.g.: I missed breakfast,but I grabbed a sandwich on the way over. 我没吃早餐,不过我在路上买了三明治。

Vicky: We’re finally here at the Magic Kingdom! I am so excited!

Sean: I’ve got our admission passports, so we don’t have to stand in line at the ticket booth.

Vicky: Let’s hit the most popular rides before they get too crowded.

Sean: Fantasyland is the most popular spot, so let’s go there first.

Vicky: Look! There are Mickey and Minnie. Let’s get a picture with them.

Sean: OK, but quick, and then we’ll zip over to the Indiana Jones ride.

Vicky: I’m hungry. Let’s try some Cajun food in the New Orleans Square.

Sean: Sounds good. Then we have to grab some souvenirs to take back with us.

Vicky: Before all that, let’s watch the Street Party Parade.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you like to go to the amusement park?

2. Have you ever been to Disneyland? Did you have a great time?

话题34

Universal Studios 环球影城

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Sean is calling Universal Studios for directions and information about buying tickets.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

exit ramp 高速公路出口/ On ramp 高速公路入口

Thanks a bunch. 非常感谢.

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Adult n.成人

2. gate n.大门

3. parking space 停车位

4. parking lot 停车场

5. premise n.经营场址

6. box office 售票处

Useful expression:

1. exit ramp 高速公路出口/ On ramp 高速公路入口

E.g.: A: where’s the exit ramp? I don’t see it anywhere.

B: Maybe we missed it.

2. Thanks a bunch. 非常感谢

E.g.: A: Let me handle that for you.

B: Thanks a bunch.

Sean: Hello. I’d like some information about buying tickets.

Operator: Yes, sir. Our box office is open from eight-thirty AM to four o’clock PM.

Sean: How much is a ticket for an adult?

Operator: It’s fifty-seven dollars for an adult. You can buy your ticket at the front gate.

Sean: I will be coming from the Hilton Hotel. How do I get there?

Operator: Just get on route 101 south and take the exit ramp marked “exit 29, Universal Studios.”

Sean: Are there any parking spaces nearby?

Operator: There is a parking lot on the premises. It’s seven dollars for cars and ten dollars for RVs.

Sean: Thanks a bunch.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you usually make reservations over phone?

话题35

The Casino 赌场

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean are gambling at a casino in Las Vegas.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

One-armed bandit 吃角子的老虎机(= slot machine)

hit the jackpot 中大奖

Get/ be carried away 得意忘形;失去理智

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Gamble 赌博

2. casino 赌场

3. on end 连续地

4. craps 双骰游戏;骰子

5. dice骰子(单数为die)

6. roll 滚动

7. stick to 坚持;信守

8. budget 预算

Useful expression:

1. One-armed bandit 吃角子的老虎机(= slot machine)

E.g.: Did you know that sixty percent of a casino’s revenue comes from slot machines? 你知道赌场60%的收入都是来自吃饺子的老虎机。

2. hit the jackpot 中大奖

E.g.: He really hit the jackpot with that idea. He’s going to make millions. 他确实因那个构想大获全胜,他要发财了。

3. Get/ be carried away 得意忘形;失去理智

E.g.: Don’t get carried away at the casino. We don’t have much money left.在赌场里不要玩得太过头了,我们剩下的钱不多了。

Sean: My word! Did you ever see so many one-armed bandits in all your life?

Vicky: Those people look like they’ve been sitting there for hours on end.

Sean: I know. They’re waiting to hit the jackpot.

Vicky: I feel lucky tonight. I think I’ll try the machines for a while. How about you?

Sean: I think I’ll try the craps table. I love to watch the dice roll.

Vicky: OK, but don’t get too carried away. Stick to our budget.

Sean: Don’t worry. I won’t lose control.

Vicky: If you say so.

Sean: Just wish me luck.

4.Question & Discussion

话题36

The Grand Canyon 大峡谷

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Sean and Vicky are at the Grand Canyon.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

At one’s best 处于最好的状态;全盛时期

Says you! 那是你说的!

Pull one’s leg 开玩笑

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. On the edge of 在……边缘

2. Mother Nature 大自然

3. shake 发抖

4. railing 栅栏

5. Fall 落下;跌落

6. climb 爬

7. mule ride 骑骡子

Useful expression:

1. At one’s best 处于最好的状态;全盛时期

E.g.: One should never be arrogant even when he is at his best. 一个人在最得意时也不应傲慢。

2. Says you! 那是你说的!(表示不相信对方的话,认为对方所说没有根据)

3. Pull one’s leg 开玩笑

E.g.: He’s always pulling my leg. I never know if he’s being serious or not. 他总在开玩笑,我从来不知道他是否当真。

Sean: This is Mother Nature at her best!

Vicky: Do you have to stand so close to the edge?

Sean: What are you talking about? There’s a railing. I can’t possibly fall.

Vicky: Sean, come down now.

Sean: Vicky, it’s OK. Don’t be such a worrywart. Nothing’s going to happen.

Vicky: Says you! I really feel uncomfortable here. Let’s go.

Sean: Go? You’ve got to be pulling my leg. We only just got here a few minutes ago, and we still have the mule ride.

Vicky: I’m going to get you for this. I feel even worse than I did at the edge.

4.Question & Discussion

话题37

Watching a Show in Las Vegas 在拉斯维加斯看表演

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean are attending a show at the hotel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

At one’s best 处于最好的状态;全盛时期

Says you! 那是你说的!

Pull one’s leg 开玩笑

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Attend 出席;参加

2. neat (口)很棒的

3. fabulous 极好的

4. fantastic 极好的

5. Gorgeous 华丽的

6. costume 剧装;戏服

7. stage 舞台

8. suddenly 突然地

Useful expression:

1. headline v.加标题于,宣扬, 作主角

E.g.: Julia Roberts is headlining a new play in London.

2. Says you! 那是你说的!(表示不相信对方的话,认为对方所说没有根据)

3. Full house 座无虚席

E.g.: We have a full house tonight. 我们今晚客满了。

Sean: Wow! You look so beautiful! You could be in the show.

Vicky: OK, that’s enough. You don’t look so bad yourself.

Sean: I’ve always wanted to see a Vegas show with Tom Jones headlining.

Vicky: Our table is down center. We can have dinner while we watch the show.

Sean: Neat. I hear the food here is fabulous.

Vicky: Boy, this is really great! The music is fantastic.

Sean: Look at those gorgeous costumes.

Vicky: It looks like a full house tonight.

Sean: One of them is pointing at you. I think she wants you to join her on the stage!

Vicky: No way! I suddenly have to go to the restroom. See you in a few minutes.

4.Question & Discussion

话题38

City Tour 城市风情

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Sean and Vicky are on a sightseeing tour in New York City.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

make/do roll call 点名

Dame 大人;女士;年长妇女;也可指在歌唱,演戏或舞蹈方面颇有名气的人

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Battery Park 炮台公园

2. spectacular 壮观的

3. harbor 港湾

4. ferry 渡轮

5. Ellis Island 爱丽丝岛

6. currently 目前地

7. architecture 建筑

8. Depth 深处

9. Depression 经济大萧条时期

Useful expression:

1. make/do roll call 点名

E.g.:He didn’t do roll call yesterday.

2. Dame 大人;女士;年长妇女;也可指在歌唱,演戏或舞蹈方面颇有名气的人

E.g.: She is one of the great dames of the theater. 她是剧场里颇有名的老演员之一。

Tour Guide:Welcome aboard. Let’s do roll call, and then we can get started.

Tour Guide:We’ll start off our tour in Battery Park to give you a spectacular harbor view of the Statue of Liberty.

Vicky:Excuse me; will the tour include a ferry trip to Lady Liberty and Ellis Island?

Tour Guide:Sorry, little lady, our tour doesn’t, but you can take a ferry there almost anytime.

Tour Guide:The Empire State Building is currently the tallest building in New York. It is one of the great dames of New York architecture.

Sean:When was it built?

Tour Guide:It was built in the depths of the Depression in only four hundred and ten days.

Vicky:Amazing!

4.Question & Discussion

话题39

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 大都会美术馆

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean are taking a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

no flash 禁止使用闪光灯

get a bite to eat 吃点东西

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. floor plan 楼层图

2. display 展览

3. print 版画

4. literature 文宣品;图文资料

5. assist 帮忙

Useful expression:

1. no flash 禁止使用闪光灯

E.g.:That sign says no flash so you can’t take any picture in here. 标识上写有“禁用闪光的”,所以不能在这里面拍照。

2. get a bite to eat 吃点东西

E.g.: I want to get a bite to eat before school. 我想找上学前先吃点东西。

Admission Staff: Here’s a floor plan. We have a walking tour starting in ten minutes.

Vicky:Thank you. Can we take pictures?

Admission Staff:Yes, but no flash.

Tour Guide:Welcome. Today, we will see a display of Mary Cassatt’s prints. Do you have any questions?

Vicky:I wonder if you might have any literature in Chinese.

Tour Guide:Yes, ma’am. The International Visitors Desk is located in the Great Hall. They can assist you there.

Sean:Do you want to get a bite to eat later?

Vicky:Be quiet. I’m trying to listen.

4.Question & Discussion

话题40

Broadway 百老汇

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Vicky and Sean are at a theater to see a Broadway play.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Sell out 卖完;销售一空

Be about to 即将要……(= be going to)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Stuck 不能动弹的;被困于

2. rafter 椽, 屋梁

3. row 排

4. performance 表演

5. Mezzanine 中层楼;夹层

6. Scalper 买黄牛票的人

Useful expression:

1. Sell out 卖完;销售一空

E.g.:The dolls sold out in five munites. 洋娃娃在五分钟销售一空。

2. Be about to 即将要……(= be going to)

E.g.:I am about to leave. 我要准备离开了。

Vicky:We were really lucky to get tickets to this play.

Sean:I know. It’s been sold out for months. The scalper’s prices weren’t too bad, either.

Vicky:I hope the seats are good. I don’t want to be stuck way up in the rafters.

Sean:They are in the mezzanine, so we’ll be all right.

Vicky:What row are we in?

Sean:Row M.

Sean:Excuse me, is this row M?

Audience:Yes, it is.

Vicky:What seats do we have?

Sean:Ten and eleven.

Vicky:Right here. Hurry, the performance is about to begin.

Sean:OK.

4.Question & Discussion

话题41

New Year’s Eve in Times Square 时代广场跨年

话题内容

1.Topic Description

It’s only seconds to midnight in Times Square, and Vicky and Sean are there seeing in the New Year.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

see in the New Year 庆祝新年;跨年倒数

Wall-to-wall 充斥四周;到处都是

Pucker up 要亲亲喽

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Absolutely 完全的;绝对的

2. light up 点亮

3. streamer 狭长彩带

4. noisemaker 纸吹笛;可制造热闹气氛的东西

5. countdown 倒数计时

Useful expression:

1. see in the New Year 庆祝新年;跨年倒数

E.g.:How are you going to see in the New Year? 你要如何庆祝新年?

2. Wall-to-wall 充斥四周;到处都是

E.g.:The room has wall-to-wall carpeting. 那房间里堆满了地毯。

3. Pucker up 要亲亲喽(在新年来临的那一刻,西方人会大喊Happy New Year,并热情的相拥及亲吻来庆祝。)

E.g.: Pucker up. It’s time for a kiss.准备亲亲啦。要接吻了。

Sean:Amazing! This place is absolutely wall-to-wall people.

Vicky:Look at that big ball up there, all lit up.

Sean:What a way to see in the New Year!

Vicky:Where did you get the streamers and noisemakers?

Sean:Somebody just handed them to me. Here, take one.

Vicky:The countdown is about to begin. This place is on TV all over the world.

Sean:Look! The ball is starting to fall. Ten… nine… eight…

Vicky:Get ready with the noisemakers.

Sean:OK, here we go.

All:Three… two… one! Happy New Year!

Sean:Pucker up!

4.Question & Discussion

话题42

After Takeoff 起飞后

话题内容

1.Topic Description

The flight attendant is giving more instructions following takeoff.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

tide someone over 让……先撑一下;渡过难关

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. instruction 说明;指南

2. advise 劝告;建议

3. distribute 分发;配给

4. air-conditioning jets 空调出风口

5. channel频道

6. real food 正餐;像样的食物

Useful expression:

tide someone over 让……先撑一下;渡过难关

He gave me a hundred dollars ti tide me over until I get my next paycheck.

他给我一百块让我在领薪水前先支撑一段时间。

Flight Attendant: Ladies and gentlemen, please be advised that smoking is not allowed during the flight, neither in the cabin nor in the bathrooms. We will distribute headsets shortly. Please check the menu card in your seat pocket to help you make your meal selections. We will be coming around with drinks shortly.

Amy: This is terrific service. Those snacks in the lounge will tide me over till we get some real food.

Ed: Did you notice the overhead lights and air-conditioning jets? You can turn them on and off with this button.

Amy: What else have you discovered?

Ed: There are nine music channels and four movies to choose from. I know what I will be doing on this flight.

4.Question & Discussion

What do you usually do on the flight?

话题43

In-Flight Service 机上餐点服务

话题内容

1.Topic Description

A meal is now being served on the airplane.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Let’s live a little. 让我们享受一下。

Here you go. 这是您的……。

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1.serve供应(餐点)

2.entree 主菜

3.broil 烤

4.shrimp 虾

5.rice pilaf 肉饭

6.teriyaki 照烧(一种日式烹饪)

Useful expression:

1. Let’s live a little. 让我们享受一下。

2. Here you go. 这是您的……。

Flight Attendant: Excuse me, sir. What would you like for dinner?

Ed: We ordered the low-fat meals. Do we get a choice of entrees?

Flight Attendant: Yes. Today, we have broiled shrimp with rice pilaf or chicken teriyaki served with noodles.

Ed: I’ll have the chicken.

Amy: I’d like the shrimp.

Ed:What else comes with the meal?

Flight Attendant: Vegetables, salad, a roll, and yogurt for dessert. Would you care for some wine with dinner?

Amy: Sure. We’re celebrating. This is our second honeymoon. Let’s live a little.

Flight Attendant: Congratulations. White or red?

Ed: We’d both like white.

Flight Attendant:Yes, sir. Here you go.

4.Question & Discussion

What kinds of are usually served on the flight?What do you usually order?

话题44

Parking 泊车

话题内容

1.Topic Description

John is talking to a police officer about where he can park his car.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

tow 拖,牵引

a couple of 几个=a few/ a number of

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. package 包裹

2. upstairs 在楼上

3. immediately 即刻,马上

4. parking lot 停车场

5. block 街区

6. corner 在角落,拐角处

7. cooperation 合作,协力

Useful expression:

1. tow 拖,牵引

The damaged car will be towed away soon. 那辆损坏的车很快被拖走了。

2. a couple of 几个=a few/ a number of

There are still a couple of days before Christmas.

Police Office: Excuse me, sir. I’m afraid you can’t leave your car here.

John: I just want to pick up a package upstairs. It won’t take long.

Police Office: I’m sorry, sir. Parking is not allowed here.

John: Can’t I park here for just a second?

Police Office: You can. But your car will be towed immediately, sir.

John: Then can you tell me where I can park? I can’t see any parking lots around here.

Police Office: Drive ahead just a couple of blocks. You can park at that corner lot.

John: Are you sure I can park there?

Police Office: I’m sure, sir.

John: Thank you very much.

Police Office: Thanks for your cooperation, sir.

额外补充:停车常用词汇

Double parking 并排停车 handicapped parking place 残障人停车位

Illegal parking 违规停车 multilevel parking 多层停车场

Parking garage 车库 parking meter 停车计时器

Parking permit 停车证 parking sticker 停车证贴纸

Parking ticket 违规停车罚单 restricted parking 限制停车

4.Question & Discussion

1. How would you like to travel,by car,by train or by air?Have ever drive to travel?

2. Can you find enough parking lots in your city or when you’re traveling?

话题45

The Gas Station 加油站

话题内容

1.Topic Description

John is getting his car filled up at a gas station.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Please fill it up.

How much does it come to?

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. gas=gasoline汽油

2. gas station 加油站

3. windshield (汽车的)挡风玻璃

4. toilet 厕所,洗手间

5. tire 轮胎

Useful expression:

1. 常见汽油(gas)总类:regular(普通汽油) unleaded(无铅汽油) premium(高级汽油) diesel(柴油)

We’re running out of gas. 我们的汽油快用完了。

I’ll take premium unleaded, please. 我要加高级无铅汽油。

2. 轮胎(tire)相关表达:

My tire blew out. 我的轮胎爆胎了。

I have a flat tire. 我的轮胎泄气了。

Please put some air in my tires. 请帮我的轮胎充气。

Please check the tire pressure for me. 请帮我检查一下轮胎气压。

Clerk: What kind of gas do you want?

John :I don’t really know. This is a rental car, and it’s the first time I’ve gotten gas for it.

Clerk: We have regular, super, and premium. This is a new car, so I recommend the premium.

John :Thanks. Please fill it up.

Clerk: All right, sir. Do you want your windshield cleaned?

John :Yes, thanks. While you’re at it, can you check the water, oil, and tires, too?

Clerk: No problem.

John :Do you have a toilet?

Clerk: Yes, sir. Right over there.

(John comes back from the restroom)

Clerk: Your car’s ready. It needs some water, but the tires and oil were all right.

John :Good. How much does it come to?

Clerk: Nine gallons of premium. That’s twenty-seven thirty-two, please.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you have a car? Do you often fill your car up at the gas station?

2. What kinds of gas do you usually get for your car?

话题46

Duty-Free Shopping 免税购物

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed and Amy want to buy some duty-free items.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

duty-free 免税的

out of stock 无现货的,售完的

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. catalog目录

2. stuff 物品, 东西

3. purchase 买;购买

4. gadget小器具; 小玩意

Useful expression:

1. duty-free 免税的

duty-free shop 免税店(duty-free items 免税商品;duty-free catalog 免税商品目录;duty-free shopping 免税购物)

2. out of stock 无现货的,售完的

Ed: Did you see this duty-free catalog?

Amy:Yes.There’s some really cool stuff in there. Excuse me, miss. How do we go about purchasing things in this catalog?

Flight Attendant: You can order them here on the plane or visit one of the duty-free shops in the airport when we land.

Amy: OK. I’d like this model airplane.

Flight Attendant:Sorry, ma’am. The model airplanes have been out of stock recently.

Amy: How about these neat electronic gadgets?

Flight Attendant:You have to pay tax on them.

Amy: I think I’ll wait and shop around at the airport.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Do you usually buy something on the train or plane?

2. What do you usually get when you come back from the your trip?

话题47

Taking Pictures

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Tom and Tina are asking a passerby to take a picture for them.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Say cheese! 笑一个

zoom in 拉近; 放大

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. passerby 过路人;行人

2. take a picture =snap a picture 拍照

3. focus 调焦

4. button 按钮

5. lens 镜头;镜片

6. squint 眯眼睛

7. You’ve got it.好啊!

Useful expression:

1. Say cheese! 笑一个

Don’t blink. Smile everyone. Say cheese! 不要眯眼睛,大家笑一下。来,微笑!

2. zoom in 拉近; 放大

The camera zoomed in on the child’s face. 摄像机镜头移向那小孩的面部。

3. 延伸学习:关于“禁止拍照”的标示

No Photography 禁止照相

No Pictures 禁止拍照

No Cameras Allowed 禁止拍照

Strictly No Photography 严禁拍照

No Flash Photography Allowed 禁止使用闪光灯照相

No Flash Photos 禁止开闪光灯照相

Please Check All Cameras at the Door 请将所有相机寄放在入口处

Tina: Excuse me, sir. Would you mind taking a few pictures for us?

Passerby: Sure. Just stand over there.

Tom: Can you get the Empire State Building in?

Passerby: Move back a little bit. Now to the left. There that’s perfect. Say cheese.

Tom: Thanks. Could you take another one, please?

Passerby: I can’t seem to get it focused.

Tina: Just push the button in the front, under the lens. It should zoom in.

Passerby: Got it. Any more?

Tom: Could you snap a picture for us next to this sign?

Passerby: You’ve got it. Move a little closer there, friends. Try not to squint.

Tina: Thanks for everything.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you like taking pictures? Would you like to ask others to take a picture for you while you’re traveling?

话题48

Getting Airsick 晕机

话题内容

1.Topic Description

The plane has just passed through the turbulence, and Amy is not feeling very well.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Throw up 呕吐 = vomit/ puke 呕吐, 恶心

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Sick to (one’s )stomach 肠胃不舒服;胃痛 = have a stomachache

2. In knots 纠结在一起

3. dizzy头晕目眩

Useful expression:

Throw up 呕吐 = vomit/ puke 呕吐, 恶心

Joe got sick and threw up everything he had eaten for dinner. 乔生病了,他将晚餐所吃的东西都吐了出来.

Amy:I feel sick to my stomach. It’s in knots.

Ed:Do you feel dizzy?

Amy:Yes, and I feel like I am going to throw up.

Ed:Put your head down. I’ll call the flight attendant. Excuse me, miss?

Flight Attendant:May I help you, sir?

Ed:My wife is sick. I think it’s from the turbulence.

Flight Attendant:Cover your mouth and nose with this paper bag and breathe slowly through your mouth about ten times. Try to relax.

Ed:Do you feel any better?

Amy:I feel much better now.

Flight Attendant:Here is an airsickness bag just in case you feel sick again.

Ed:Thank you.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you feel airsick? What would you do if you feel airsick?

话题49

Turbulence 湍流

话题内容

1.Topic Description

The airplane is passing through some turbulence.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

In time 及时

When you gotta go, you gotta go!

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. john (informal)洗手间

2. Lavatory(飞机上的洗手间)

3. Sick to (one’s )stomach 肠胃不舒服;胃痛 = have a stomachache

4. Bumpy (气压,气流)多变,不顺的

5. In knots 纠结在一起

Useful expression:

1. In time 及时

Let’s hurry, or we won’t make it in time. 快一点,否则我们就赶不上了。

2. When you gotta go, you gotta go! 向上洗手间的时候,忍都忍不住。

Flight Attendant:Excuse me, sir. We are expecting some turbulence. Please take your seat and fasten your seat belt.

Ed:I was just on my way to the john.

Flight Attendant:Can you wait until the fasten-seat-belt sign goes off?

Ed:Sorry, I can’t wait.

Flight Attendant:All right, but please hurry.

Public-Address System:Ladies and gentlemen, we are experiencing some turbulence. For your safety…

Amy:There you are. You made it back just in time.

Ed:When you gotta go, you gotta go!

Amy:Excuse me, ma’am. How long will this last?

Flight Attendant:Only a few minutes.

4.Question & Discussion

Have you ever experienced any turbulence? How did you feel then?

话题50

book a hotel room预订房间

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy wants to book a hotel room.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

non-smoking 非吸烟的

I’d like to 想要

Would you like 您需要

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. book v.预订(酒店、饭店)

2. What kind of什么类型的

3. single room单人间

4. double room双人间

5. per adj.每一

6. check in入住

7. make a reservation预订

Useful expression:

1. non-smoking adj.非吸烟的

non-parking非停车的 non-arrival未到达的 non-answer答非所问的

E.g.: It is a non-parking sidewalk. 这个人行道上禁止停车。

2. I’d like to 想要

E.g.: I’d like to book a table for five tonight. 我想在今晚预订一张五人桌。

3. Would you like 您需要

E.g.: Would you like a cup of coffee? 您需要一杯咖啡吗?

Receptionist: Good morning, Plaza hotel. Can I help you?

Amy: Yes, I’d like to book a room from September 11th to 13th.

Receptionist: Could I have your name, please?

Amy: Amy Black.

Receptionist: Right. What kind of room would you like, single room or double room?

Amy: Double room, please. How much is it for one night?

Receptionist: 120 dollars per night. Would you like a smoking room or non-smoking room?

Amy: Non-smoking room, please.

Receptionist: All right. Please check in on 11th.

Amy: Thank you.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Would you tell me your last booking (for a room or table)?

2. Have you ever made a reservation through the internet?

话题51

take a taxi打的士

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Sean is taking a taxi to Pearl Theater.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

an hour’s drive 一小时车程

make it 做得到(达到预期目标)

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. how far多远(距离)

2. get there到达那里

3. promise v.保证

4. try one’s best尽力

5. change n.找零

6. receipt n.收据

Useful expression:

1. an hour’s drive一小时车程

an hour’s walk走路一小时 twenty minutes’ bus trip半小时巴士

E.g.: We got there after half an hour’s walk. 我们走了半个小时到达那里。

2. make it 做得到(达到预期目标)

E.g.: I’m afraid I can’t make it to lunch today. 我恐怕今天不能和你一起吃午餐了。

Taxi driver: Sir, where would you like to go?

Sean: Pearl Theater.

Taxi driver: Is it the one on First Street?

Sean: Yes, that’s right. How far is it from here to the theater?

Taxi driver: It’s about an hour’s drive.

Sean: I need to get there before seven. Can we make it?

Taxi driver: I can’t promise, but I’ll try my best.

Taxi driver: Here we are. This is the Pearl Theater.

Sean: Thank you. How much is it?

Taxi driver: 22 dollars and 50 cents, please.

Sean: Here is 25 dollars.

Taxi driver: Thank you. Here is your change and receipt.

4.Question & Discussion

1. How often do you take a taxi? Why?

2. Do you talk to taxi drivers to get information about the city?

话题52

room service客房服务

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed is asking for room service to get something to eat.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

Anything else? 还需要其他什么吗?

well done: 全熟牛排

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. room service客房服务(=housekeeping)

2. a bucket of ice一桶冰块领带夹

3. mineral water矿泉水

4. ginger n.姜,姜汁

5. ale n.淡色啤酒

6. shrimp n.虾

7. beef steak牛排

Useful expression:

1. Anything else=would you like anything else? 或者 Is there anything else I can do for you?

2. well done 全熟牛排 (牛排一般分为: very rare steak 牛排内部为血红色而且温度不高; rare: 一分熟牛排; medium rare: 三分熟牛排; medium: 五分熟牛排; medium well: 七分熟牛排;well done:全熟牛排)

E.g.:It seems that the steaks are medium done. 看样子这些牛排是五分熟。

Receptionist: Room service. What can I do for you?

Ed: This is Room 805. I want a bucket of ice and two bottles of mineral water, please.

Receptionist: All right. Anything else, sir?

Ed: Yes, a glass of ginger ale with ice, a salad with fresh shrimps, an apple pie and a beef steak-well done.

(A moment later)

Server: Room service.

Ed: Come in, please.

Server: Here is your order, sir.

Ed: Please put it over there.

Server: All right. Would you please sign your name and room number here on the bill?

Ed: No problem. Thank you.

4.Question & Discussion

1. How do you usually like your beef steak? Why?

2. What kind of room service did you ask before?

话题53

make an international call打国际长途

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey wants to make an international call at the hotel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

make a call 打电话

apply适用于…

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Australia n.澳大利亚

2. dial v.拨打

3. special rate 特殊费率(优惠价)

4. charge v.记账,算账

5. afterwards adv.随后

6. inform v.知悉

7. front desk clerk 前台人员

Useful expression:

1. make a call 打电话:international call 国际长途电话;collect call 对方付费电话;另外,拨打国际长途的拨号顺序:international code(国际长途代码)- country code(国家代码)-

city code(城市代码)- the number(电话号码)

2. apply 适用于…

E.g.:We still don’t know how to apply the theory in space. 我们仍不知道如何把该理论应用于太空。

Joey: Hello. I’d like to make an international call to Australia.

Operator: Actually, you can call direct from your room. Please have a try.

Joey: I will. Could you tell me the country code for Australia?

Operator: Sure. The code for Australia is 61. Then dial the city code and the number. You have to start with the international code which is 010.

Joey: I see. What time do the special rates apply?

Operator: It’s between six in the evening and eight in the morning.

Joey: By the way, I wonder if I can charge this call to my hotel room.

Operator: Of course, sir. I’ll inform the front desk clerk of the charge afterwards.

Joey: Thanks a lot.

4.Question & Discussion

1. How do you make an international call?

2. How is it charged? Can you make it less costly?

话题54

complaints at hotel酒店投诉

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey is making complaints at the hotel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

too much 太过分

choose from 从…中选择

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. noisy adj.吵的

2. woken up (wake up的过去分词)醒过来

3. several adv.几次

4. awfully adv.十分

5. manage v.处理

6. network n.网络

7. stay n.逗留

Useful expression:

1. too much 太过分(口语常用)。类似的有too far或者enough等。

例句:They carried the thing too far and it became a tragedy. 他们把事情做得太过火了,结果形成了一场悲剧。

2. choose from 从…中选择

例句:Please choose one from dessert menu and choose two from drink menu. 请任选一款甜品和两款饮料。

Operator: Good morning, sir. What can I do for you?

Joey: I’m Joey in Room 605. Can you change the room for me? It’s too noisy. I was woken up several times by the noise outside. It was too much for me.

Operator: I’m awfully sorry, sir. We are managing it right away.

Joey: And there’s no network in the room. Any how, I’d like to change my room.

Operator: No problem, sir. Everything will be taken care of. There’ll be some rooms for you to choose from.

Joey: That’s fine. I hope I’ll be able to enjoy my stay in a quiet and nice room.

Operator: That’s for sure. Please give us some minutes. And if there is anything more you need, please let us know.

Joey: OK. Thanks.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Did you ever complain at the hotel?

2. What would you do if somebody complained to you?

话题55

talk about Chinese food谈论中国菜

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey and Amy are talking about Chinese food.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

vegetarian素食的,吃素的人或动物

spicy 辛辣的, 多香料的

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. cuisine n.菜色

2. a variety of各种各样的

3. flavor n.风味

4. seldom adv.很少

5. identify v.辨认

6. light adj.口味清淡的

7. heavy adj.重口味的

Useful expression:

vegetarian adj.素食的,素的;n.素食者,吃草动物;

例句:He opened a vegetarian restaurant in his hometown. 他在家乡开了个素菜馆。

spicy 辛辣的, 多香料的

例句:Very spicy food doesn’t suit my stomach.太辣的东西我吃了胃不舒服。

Joey: Don’t you miss Chinese food?

Amy: Not so much. There are Chinese restaurants all over America.

Joey: Chinese cuisine has a variety of special flavors. Which one do you like best?

Amy: Actually, I like them all, especially the vegetarian dishes. I seldom identify the place the food comes from.

Joey: I see. The food is light in South and heavy in North. And there are also some places that are known for spicy food.

Amy: Oh, I like spicy food, but as far as I know, Sichuan food is too spicy.

Joey: I cannot agree with you more.

4.Question & Discussion

1. What do you know about Chinese food?

2. Which kinds of ethnic dishes do you recommend to foreigners?

话题56

send a parcel寄包裹

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey wants to send a parcel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

urgent 急迫的,紧要的

express 快运的,快递的

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. same-day adj.当天的

2. difference n.区别

3. extra adv.额外

4. contain v.含有

5. document n.文件

6. arrive v.到达

7. on time 及时

Useful expression:

1. urgent 急迫的,紧要的

例句:I want to talk to your manager about an urgent matter. 我想和你们经理谈一件紧急的事。

2. express 快运的,快送的,快递的

例句:Send the memo by express mail, please. 请把这份备忘录用快递寄出。

Officer: What can I do for you?

Amy: I have something urgent to mail.

Officer: OK. Would you like our express service or same-day service?

Amy: May I know the difference in their price?

Officer: Yes. We charge 50% extra for express.

Amy: Well, express service, please.

Officer: What does it contain?

Amy: Oh, it is document. I wonder when it will arrive.

Officer: Tomorrow. Is it OK?

Amy: Great! That is just on time.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Have you ever sent a parcel? What was it?

2. What do you think about the express in China?

话题57

take a ship坐轮船

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy and Ed are taking a ship.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

seasick adj.晕船的

throw up 呕吐

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. roll v.横摇

2. pitch v.纵摇(roll and pitch颠簸摇晃)

3. cabin n.船舱

4. rough adj.粗暴(指海浪很大)

5. terribly adv.严重

6. calm down 平静下来

7. goodness n.上天

Useful expression:

1. seasick adj.晕船的,某事物与sick的合成词,表示由此事物引起的不适,如airsick晕机,homesick思乡病,lovesick相思病,等等。

例句:She’s feeling a little homesick. 她有点想家了。

2. throw up 呕吐,另外throw somebody up表示“赶走、丢弃某人”。

例句:He throws up every time he drinks alcohol. 他每次在喝酒后都呕吐。

Amy: Hey, the weather doesn’t look very good.

Ed: Yeah, but the radio said the weather would be fine today.

Amy: I think the storm is coming.

Ed: The ship is rolling and pitching now. You look pale. Are you seasick?

Amy: Maybe. I don’t feel very good.

Ed: Well, we’d better go back to our cabin.

Amy: The sea is very rough. I get terribly seasick. I’m afraid I’m going to throw up.

Ed: Go to bed and close your eyes. It will be all right.

(A moment later)

Ed: Well, the storm is over, and the sea’s calming down. How do you feel?

Amy: Oh, much better!

Ed: Thank goodness.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Did you take a ship or a boat?

2. What would you do if you feel sick while having a trip?

话题58

take a train坐火车

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey is taking train to Boston.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

express (train) 特快列车

including prep.包含

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Boston n.波士顿(美国东北部城市)

2. straight adv.直接

3. soft berth 软卧铺

4. fee n.费用

5. lower adj.下面的,下级的

6. upper adj.上面的

Useful expression:

1. express (train) 特快列车: 列车种类还有:stopping train (在途中多次停站的)慢车,ordinary passenger train 普通客运列车,fast / rapid train快速列车,express train 特快列车,through train 直快列车,nonstop express 直达快速列车等。

例句:It’s a stopping train, not an express. 这是一列慢车,不是快车。

2. including prep.包含

例句:Thousands were killed, including many women and children. 数千人被杀,包括许多妇女和儿童。

Joey: How long will this express take to go to Boston?

Conductor: About 5 hours.

Joey: How many stations will it stop at?

Conductor: It’ll go straight from New York to Boston without a stop.

Joey: Well, I’d like to have two soft berth tickets to Boston for tomorrow.

Conductor: OK. It comes to 75 dollars including service fee.

Joey: May I have two lower berths?

Conductor: Sorry. We usually pair the upper and lower together to sell.

Joey: I see. Thanks a lot.

Conductor: Have a nice trip.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Could you tell me something about your last trip on train?

2. Would you prefer an express train or a flight? Why?

话题59

hunt for a souvenir挑选纪念品

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey is hunting for a souvenir.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

a pain in the neck令人头痛的事,讨厌的家伙

move off 畅销

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. special adj.特别的

2. tie-clip n.领带夹

3. latest adj.最新的(最近的)

4. try one’s best尽力

5. rather adv.蛮(接形容词)

6. fashionable adj.时尚的

7. quite adv.相当

8. take it 买下

Useful expression:

a pain in the neck 令人头痛的事,讨厌的家伙

E.g.:It’s a pain in the neck sharing a room with him. 跟他同住一室真是令人苦不堪言。

move off 畅销

E.g.:This product moves off overseas. 这种产品在国外很畅销。

Clerk: Good morning, sir. Can I help you?

Joey: Good morning. I’m looking for a souvenir for a special person.

Clerk: Is it for a gentleman or a lady?

Joey: A gentleman. It’s a pain in the neck trying to choose the right gift.

Clerk: In that case, let me show you some nice tie-clips.

Joey: That’s a good idea.

Clerk: How about these ones? They’re the latest design.

Joey: They look rather fashionable. Which one moves off most?

Clerk: Please look at this one. Both the design and the color are quite special. What do you think?

Joey: Well, I think so. All right, I’ll take it.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Have you ever hunted gifts for any special person?

2. What did you buy and how did you buy it?

话题60

a trip to Europe去欧洲旅行

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Wei is going to tour Europe.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

start off 出发,动身

expect 预期,估计

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Nice(地名)尼斯

2. Milan(地名)米兰

3. go on 继续,再

4. lovely adj.惬意的

5. souvenir n.纪念品

Useful expression:

1. start off 出发,动身,开始。

例句:It equips you with a very small set of simple rules to start off. 只需了解很小的一套简单规则,你就可以“盛装出发”了。

2. expect 预期,估计。

例句:You’re not expected to come over. 我没有要你来我家啊。

She was expecting another baby. 她又怀上孩子了。

Paul:Have you decided what to do during the holiday?

Wei:Well, I’m going to travel around Europe.

Paul:Wow, that sounds great! Where are you going?

Wei:I think I will start off in Paris. Then I’m going to take the train to Nice and then go on to Milan.

Paul:Oh that will be lovely. You’ll be able to do lots of shopping I expect.

Wei:Oh yes and try lots of new food too.

Paul:Great. Make sure you buy me a souvenir!

Wei:Oh, don’t worry, I will.

4.Question & Discussion

Have you ever travelled to Europe? or abroad?

What would you like to do during the trip?

话题61

take a bus坐公交车

话题内容

1.Topic Description

John wants to take a bus to Met Museum of Art.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

happen to know 碰巧知道

rush hour (交通)高峰期

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. Met Museum of Art 大都会美术馆

2. come by 路过

3. pretty adv.相当地

4. crowded adj.拥挤

5. anyway adv.无论如何

Useful expression:

1. happen to know 碰巧知道,happen to表示“恰巧”语气较婉转。

例句:Did you happen to notice where the bags were made? 你有没恰巧看到包是哪里制造的?

2. rush hour(交通)高峰期,morning rush hour早高峰。

例句:It is worse when it comes to the evening rush hour. 在晚高峰时情况会变得更糟糕。

John:Excuse me. Does this bus go to The Met Museum of Art?

Passerby:No, it doesn’t.

John:Which bus will take me there?

Passerby:You need to take the number ten.

John:Where can I catch it?

Passerby:Right here, at this stop.

John:Do you happen to know how often a number ten comes by?

Passerby:About every ten or fifteen minutes.

John:Most of the buses have been pretty crowded. How about the number ten? Passerby:Yes, I’m afraid it will be, too. It’s rush hour now.

John:Thank you anyway.

4.Question & Discussion

Did you take buses for a city tour?

Do you think it’s a good way to get to know the city?

话题62

get lost迷路了

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Mary is lost and asking for help.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

it takes 花费(时间、金钱)

get off 下车

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. stranger n.陌生人,外地人

2. Walk down 沿着走

3. first left 第一个路口转左

4. block n.街区

5. subway n.地铁

6. across prep.穿过

Useful expression:

1. it takes花费(时间、金钱),需要。

例句:It takes a great deal of courage to face the situation. 正视这一局面需要很大的勇气。

2. get off 下车,也有“放开、离开、脱身”的意思。

例句:He is likely to get off with a small fine. 他可能会只交一小笔罚金脱身了事。

Mary:Excuse me, officer. I’m a stranger here and I’m lost.

Police Officer:Where do you want to go?

Mary:I want to get back to Hilton hotel

Police Officer:Well, Walk down this road, take the first left, then walk four blocks, and you’ll find the hotel.

Mary:How long will it take me to walk there?

Police Officer:About half an hour. Actually you can take the subway and get off at Sixtieth Street.

Mary:Where can I get the subway?

Police Officer:Just across the street. See?

Mary:Yes, I see it. Thank you so much.

4.Question & Discussion

Have you ever been lost as a visitor?

What would you do when you couldn’t find your way back?

话题63

open an account开银行账号

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Amy is opening an account at the bank.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

current deposit account 活期存款账户

digit 数字,数位

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. deposit slip 存款单

2. at least 至少

3. input v.输入

4. insure safety 保证安全

5. funds n.资金

6. All-In-One 一本通

7. passbook n.银行存折

Useful expression:

1. current deposit account 活期存款账户,另外,saving account 储蓄账户,checking account 支票账户,exchange account 外汇账户等等

例句:What’s the interest rate for the saving account? 储蓄账户利息是多少?

2. digit 数字,数位。

例句:Her telephone number differs from mine by one digit. 她的电话号码跟我的差一个数字。

A: Good morning, lady. May I help you?

B: Yes, I’d like to open a current deposit account with your bank.

A: OK. Please fill in a deposit slip and show me your passport.

B: No problem.

A: It would be at least 1 dollor to open an account.

B: I see. Here is 800 dollars.

A: Yes. You may please input a PIN number of 6 digits to insure safety of your funds.

B: Alright. Is that OK?

A: Well, please input again. Yes, it’s done. This is your Current All-In-One passbook and your passport.

B: Thanks a lot.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Have you got an account (or a credit card)? What bank is it from?

2. What other account would you probably need?

话题64

broadband in hotel酒店上网

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ed needs broadband at the hotel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

alternative 替代选择

all ears 洗耳恭听

That’s the ticket 这就对了

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. broadband n.宽带上网

2. Ethernet cable 网线(以太网)

3. laptop n.笔记本

4. wireless adj.无线的

5. computer lab 电脑室

6. lobby v.接待大厅

Useful expression:

1. alternative 替代选择,二中择一,也作形容词表示“供选择的”。

例句:What other alternative do we have? 我们有其他什么方法?

2. all ears 洗耳恭听,全神贯注地听。

例句:We’re all ears: let us know what you would like. 我们在洗耳恭听,让我们知道你们要什么。

3. That’s the ticket 这就对了。正是所需要的东西。

A: Hi, I need broadband for my computer.

B: No problem. Please just plug the Ethernet cable into your computer.

A: That’s a problem. My laptop has no Ethernet port. It’s wireless only.

B: Hmm. Well, we have some alternatives, if you’re interested.

A: Go ahead. I’m all ears.

B: We have a computer lab on the first floor.

A: That sounds good. What about the other alternatives?

B: You could use your wireless right here in our lobby.

A: Yes, that’s the ticket! I’ll be in the lobby. Thank you so much.

4.Question & Discussion

Do you need broadband while at hotel?

How would you get access to wireless broadband at hotel (or a restaurant, a cafe)?

话题65

rent a car租车

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Mary is in a car-renting agency.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

rate 价格,或指比率

unlimited mileage 无里程限制

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. compact n.小型轿车

2. sedan n.普通轿车

3. inventory n.目录

4. Toyota Sprinter 丰田跑车

5. include v.包括

6. insurance n.保险

7. driver’s license 驾驶证

Useful expression:

1. rate 价格,或指比率、速度,如a rate of 70 miles an hour

例句:A special weekend rate is available from November. 周末特价从11月就有了。

2. unlimited mileage 无里程限制,unlimited表示“无限的”,unlimited power无穷力量。

例句:We will show you a world with unlimited imagination. 我们将为你展示一个具有无穷想象力的世界。

Mary:I’d like to rent a car, please.

Agent:What kind of car would you like, a compact or a sedan?

Mary:I’d like a compact, the Toyota Sprinter, please.

Agent:All right. How long will you need it?

Mary:About a week. What’s the rate?

Agent:Twenty-six dollars and ninety cents a day with unlimited mileage.

Mary:Does that include insurance?

Agent:Yes, it does. May I see your driver’s license, please?

Mary:Sure. I have an international driver’s license, and this is my credit card.

Agent:Good. Now please fill out this form, and you’ll be on your way.

4.Question & Discussion

Can you drive? How many years have you driven?

Have you ever rented a car?

话题66

laundry service酒店洗衣

话题内容

1.Topic Description

John needs laundry service at the hotel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

launder 洗涤

pick up 拿,收拾

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. suit n.西装

2. pressed adj.熨平的

3. maid n.女侍应

4. place v.放置

5. closet n.橱柜

6. return v.归还

Useful expression:

1. launder v.洗涤,launder money表示“洗黑钱”,另外还有laundry n.洗衣,laundromat n.洗衣店。

例句:It is said that the bank used to launder drug money. 听说这家银行过去为贩毒洗钱。

2. pick up 拿,收拾,也表示“获得,不费力气地学会”。

例句:She decided to pick up the house from the top down. 她决定彻底收拾那房子。

Operator:Room Service. What can I do for you?

John:I have some shirts that need to be laundered and I’d like my suit pressed.

Operator:Your room number, please?

John:I’m John Smith in room 123.

Operator:Mr. Smith. There is a laundry form and a bag in your room. Please fill out the form, and then place it and the bag with your clothes in the closet. The maid will come and pick it all up.

John:Yes. I’ve got the form. How long will it take to get my things back?

Operator:The laundry will be returned to your room tomorrow before noon.

John:All right. I’m getting it all ready.

Operator:We’ll pick it up right away, sir.

4.Question & Discussion

Did you need laundry service while at the hotel?

What other room services do you need?

话题67

shopping bargaining购物讨价还价

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Joey is getting a bargain in a clothing store.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

reasonable 合理的,公道的

cost price 成本价

meet halfway 各让一步

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. sharp eye 敏锐眼睛(慧眼)

2. afford v.支付

3. superb adj.卓越的,极好的

4. discount n.折扣

5. take it 买下

Useful expression:

1. reasonable 合理的,公道的,适度的。

例句:It’s a perfectly reasonable decision. 这是一个完全合理的决定。

2. cost price 成本价,另外也有fixed price 固定价

例句:we are able to create a fixed time, fixed price business model. 我们能创建一个固定时间、固定价格的业务模型。

3. Let’s meet halfway. 我们各让一半吧。让我们双方都做出让步吧。

例句: Let’s meet each other halfway. 让我们双方都各让一半吧。

A: Excuse me, could you tell me how much the bag is?

B: Oh, you really have a sharp eye, sir. It costs only 85 dollars.

A: 85 dollars? Oh, it is really a high price for a bag. I don’t think I could afford it. Can’t you make it any cheaper?

B: Well, the price is reasonable because the quality is superb. But if you really like it, you can get a 5 dollars discount.

A: That’s still too high.

B: How much would you like to be, then?

A: How about 60 dollars?

B: Sorry, sir. That’s almost cost price. Let’s meet halfway. 70 dollars, OK?

A: All right, I’ll take it.

4.Question & Discussion

Are you good at shopping bargaining?

Where do you usually go for shopping?

话题68

check-out结账退房

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Stewart is checking out of the hotel.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

check out 结账离开,过关

itself 本身

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. print out 打印出

2. receipt n.收据

3. insect n.昆虫

4. fantastic adj.很出色的

5. honesty adj.真诚

6. assure v.保证

7. mosquito n.蚊子

Useful expression:

1. check out 结账离开,过关,也有检验,结账,通过考核,盖章的意思,check-out是名词。

例句:No books can be checked out after 6 p.m. 下午6点以后图书不可以借出。

2. itself 本身,它自身

例句:I think life itself is a learning process. 我认为生活本身是一个学习的过程。

Stewart: Hi. I am checking out. Here is my room key.

Receptionist: Please give me one second, sir. I’ll print out your receipt. Here you are.

Stewart: Thanks.

Receptionist: If you don’t mind me asking, sir, how did you enjoy your stay here?

Stewart: Well, except for one night with the little insects, I enjoyed the hotel. And New York itself is fantastic, of course.

Receptionist: Thank you for your honesty. I assure you there will be no mosquitoes next time. Hope you have a nice trip home.

4.Question & Discussion

1. Which hotel is your last checked-out?

2. Did you have a good stay there? What’s the best (or worst) part?

话题69

back from vacation旅游回来

话题内容

1.Topic Description

Ann just came back from her trip in Paris.

2.Learning Objectives

1、Be able to use the key words in this lesson.

2、Be able to use the following expression :

can’t …without 一定要

sick of 厌倦

3、Role Play

3.Useful words and Expression

Useful words and phrases:

1. fantastic adj.很棒的

2. tiring adj.累人的

3. Louvre 罗浮宫(巴黎名胜)

4. art gallery 画廊,美术馆

5. sightseeing n.观光游览

6. relaxing n.放松,休息

Useful expression:

1. can’t …without 一定要,不能没有,can’t do without 少不了。

例句:She can’t do without diamonds. 她必须要钻石。

Lily said she can’t live without chocolate cookies. Lily说她离不开巧克力饼干。

2. sick of 厌倦。

例句:I’m sick of having the same food for several days. 好几天吃一样的食物,我烦死了。

Jenny:Ann, welcome back! How was your vacation?

Ann:We went to Paris and it was fantastic. But being a tourist is really tiring!

Jenny:Wow, I’ve always wanted to go to Paris.

Ann:I have a few pictures. Do you want to see them?

Jenny:Sure. Look, you went to the Louvre too.

Ann:Yeah! You can’t go to Paris without going to their famous art gallery!

Jenny:What’s this one? You don’t look very happy in the picture.

Ann:Oh, that’s a picture of me on our fourth day of travelling. By that time, I was sick of sightseeing.

Jenny:We may plan a day of relaxing for every 3 days of sightseeing.

Ann:That would be nice.

4.Question & Discussion

What was your last vacation like?

Do you want to go there again?

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