第101題 What would you do if someone took your seat in the movie theater?
第102題 Give a short introduction of yourself.
第103題 There is a phone call for your father, but he isn't at home. What would you say to the caller?
第104題 You are studying at the library. The boys at the next table are talking loudly. What would you do?
第105題 What time do you get up on Sundays?
第106題 What would you do if the electricity went out while you were taking a bath?
第107題 What would you do if your friend looked upset?
第108題 What would you do if you won a million dollars?
第109題 Do you like to play computer games? Why or why not?
第110題 Do you have any credit cards? Why or why not?
No. 101What would you do if someone took your seat in the movie theater?
1. I would politely say, "Excuse me. You're in my seat. Would you mind moving, please?
2. I would nicely say, "I'm terribly sorry, but I think this is my seat. Could you please move?"
3. I would angrily say, "Hey buddy. You're in my seat. Get out!"
4. I might say, "Pardon me, but I believe you're in my seat. Can I have it please?"
5. I wouldn't want to make a scene, so I would just find an empty seat and sit there.
- make a scene(phr.)大吵大鬧
No. 102 Give a short introduction of yourself.
1. Hi. Hi. My name is Bob. I am 10 years old and live in Tienwei. I like basketball, baseball and playing online games.
2. I'm Melissa. I study at Tienwei Junior High School. In my free time, I like to read and hang out with my friends.
- junior high school (ph.) 國中
- hang out (ph.) 消磨時間
3. My name is Henry. I'm 11 and in grade 5. I like swimming and hiking. I want to be a
doctor when I grow up.
- grow up (ph.) 長大
4. Hello. My name is Carla. I live in Beido with my family. My hobbies include playing the piano and gardening.
- hobby (n.) 嗜好
- include (v.) 包括
- gardening (n.) 園藝
5. My name is Jason Li. I am an honor student at my school. I spend all my time studying. I want to be an engineer.
- honor student (ph.) 成績優異的學生
- spend (v.) 花費
- engineer (n.) 工程師
1. I'm sorry. He's not in right now. Would you like to leave a message?
2. He's not here at the moment. Can I get your name and number and have him call you back?
3. I'm sorry, but you just missed him. Call back in about 30 minutes and he should be home.
4. He's not available right now. Can I take a message or do you want to call back later?
- available (adj.)可得到的
5. He's not at home. May I take a message? You can also call back later if you want.
No. 104 You are studying at the library. The boys at the next table are talking loudly. What would you do?
1. I would nicely ask them to be quiet. If that didn't work, I would tell the librarian that they are bothering me.
- librarian (n.)圖書管理員
2. I would probably move to a different table. I wouldn't want to make a scene.
3. I'd stand up and say, "Excuse me! This is a library. Please, lower your voice or leave."
4. I would politely ask, "Could you not speak so loudly, please? I can't concentrate on my studies."
- concentrate (v.)專注
5. I'd stare at them with raised eyebrows and only say, "Ahem!" Hopefully they would get the point.
- eyebrows (n.)眉毛
No. 105 What time do you get up on Sundays?
1. Not very early. I try to sleep as late as I can. I usually wake up after 10 on Sundays.
2. Unless I have plans, I usually sleep in till at least 11. Sunday is the only day that I can do this.
- unless (conj.) 除非
- plan (n.) 計畫
- sleep in (ph.) 睡到很晚起床
- at least (ph.) 至少
3. I usually wake up at around 9 on Sundays. Sometimes I wake up earlier, but not often.
4. About 8 because I have piano lessons at 9. If I sleep past 8, I would be late.
- piano (n.) 鋼琴
- past (prep.) 超過
5. My father makes me get up at 6 on Sundays to go hiking. He says that he likes to go hiking early while it is still cool.
- go hiking (ph.) 健行
- cool (adj.) 涼爽的
No. 106 What would you do if the electricity went out while you were taking a bath?
1. I'd yell for my mother to bring me a candle or flashlight so that I could see.
2. I'm afraid of the dark. I'd probably scream. Hopefully, my father would hear me and come help me.
3. I would get out of the tub. Then I would find a flashlight and check the breaker box.
- breaker box(n.)斷路器
4. It wouldn't bother me. I'd just finish my bath in the dark and then go to bed.
5. It wouldn't be a problem for me. I keep candles in the bathroom all the time. I could just light one and finish my bath.
No. 107 What would you do if the electricity went out while you were taking a bath?
1. I'd ask, "Is everything alright? You look upset. What's going on?"
2. I would kindly say, "Are you okay? You don't seem like yourself today. What is bothering you?
3. I would give my friend a hug and say, "What's the matter? Is something wrong?"
4. I would just pretend that everything was okay. I wouldn't want to get involved.
5. If my friend looked upset, I would ask, "You want to talk? It looks like you need a friendly ear?"
No. 108 What would you do if you won a million dollars?
1. I would put all of it in the bank. It would be nice to have some financial security. Then I wouldn't have to worry about money.
- financial (adj.)財務上的
2. I would buy so many things. I would buy a new computer, a new bike, an X-Box and anything else I wanted.
3. I would probably save half of it. The other half I would put toward my education.
- toward 往
4. I'm not very good with money. I would probably blow it all buying stuff that I wanted. Then I'd be broke again.
5. I think that I would travel the world for a while. Then I would use what is left over to buy a house.
1. Of course, I do. What child doesn't. There is nothing more exciting than playing computer games.
- of course (ph.) 當然
- exciting (adj.) 刺激的
2. Not really. I think they are a waste of time. I have better things to do than play computer games.
- a waste of time (ph.) 浪費時間
3. I sure do. They help me relax. But I am only allowed to play them when I am finished my homework.
- relax (v.) 放鬆
- allow (v.) 允許
4. I don't like playing them at all. They're childish. I outgrew them when I was 8 years old.
- not...at all (ph.) 一點都不
- outgrow (v.) 長大了便不再適用
5. No, they're not for me. I never understood the point of them. The whole idea seems a bit ridiculous to me.
- understand (v.) 理解
- point (n.) 意義; 目的
- ridiculous (adj.) 荒謬的
No. 110 Do you have any credit cards? Why or why not?
1. Of course not. I'm just a child. Nobody gives credit cards to children.
- credit card(n.)信用卡
2. Yes, I have one. I try not to use it too much because I don't like to pay interest.
3. No, I don't have any credit cards. They make it too easy to spend money you don't have.
4. Yes, I have a couple of them. They are very handy. You can even use them to buy stuff online.
5. I have never had a credit card. I wouldn't trust myself with one. I'd probably end up in debt.