第41題 How was the traffic on your way here? 你來這裡的交通如何?

第42題 Do you like riding a bicycle? 你喜歡騎腳踏車嗎?

第43題 Tell me about your hometown. 描述你的家鄉

第44題 Do you think TV is good for children? 你認為電視對孩子有益嗎?

第45題 How do you go to school every day? 你每天如何上學?

第46題 Is your family a big one or a small one? 我家是小家庭還是大家庭?

第47題 Describe your living room at home. 描述你家的客廳。

第48題 If you had to live in either Kaohsiung or Taipei, which one would you choose? 如果你必須選擇住高雄或台北,你會選擇哪裡?

第49題 Do you often go to the movies? Why or why not? 你常去看電影嗎?為什麼或為何不?

第50題 Do you think it's okay for guys to grow long hair? 你認為男生留長髮好嗎?

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No. 41

五種回答方式:

1. It was rush hour, so there was a lot of traffic on the road. I was almost late.

我來的時候是尖峰時段,所以路上有很多車,我差點遲到。

  • rush (adj.) 緊急的、繁忙的、匆忙的
  • almost (adv.) 幾乎、差不多
  • late (adj.) 遲的、晚的

2. It wasn’t too bad. There wasn’t a lot of traffic on the road today. It was OK.

還不算太糟,今天來的路上沒有很多車,還可以。

  • bad (adj.) 壞的、不好的
  • road (n.) 馬路、街道

3. It was terrible. There was a traffic jam on Jhongsan Road. Traffic was backed up for 2 blocks.

糟透了,中山路塞車,ㄧ長排車子塞了兩個街口。

  • terrible (adj.) 可怕的、嚴重的
  • traffic jam (ph.) 交通擁塞
  • back up (v.) 大排長龍
  • block (n.) 街區

4. Traffic was bad today. It’s always bad in Taiwan. There are too many cars, trucks and scooters on the road.

今天交通很糟糕,在台灣一直都是這樣。路上有太多汽車、卡車、摩托車。

  • car (n.) 汽車
  • truck (n.) 卡車
  • scooter (n.) 機車

5. It wasn’t good at all. There was an accident near my house. Cars moved very slowly through that area.

一點都不好。在我家附近有事故,所以汽車在那一區移動得很慢。

  • accident (n.) 事故、災禍
  • near (prep.) 近的、接近的
  • move (v.) 移動、前進
  • slowly (adv.) 緩慢地
  • through (prep.) 穿過、通過
  • area (n.) 地區

No. 42

五種回答方式:

1. Yes, I really like riding a bicycle. I think it is fun and good exercise. It is also much faster than walking.

是的,我真的很喜歡騎腳踏車。我想它是有趣及很好的運動。它也比走路快多了。

  • bicycle (n.) 腳踏車
  • exercise (n.) 運動

2. No, I don’t like riding a bicycle. It is dangerous. There are too many crazy drivers on the road in Taiwan.

不,我不喜歡騎腳踏車,它是危險的。在臺灣馬路上有很多瘋狂的駕駛人。

  • crazy (adj.) 瘋狂的
  • driver (n.) 駕駛人

3. Yes, I enjoy bike riding. In fact, my father and I often go to Nantou to ride our bikes. There are many beautiful bike paths there.

是的,我喜歡騎腳踏車。事實上,我爸爸和我經常到南投騎腳踏車。那裡有很多的美麗的腳踏車道。

  • in fact (ph.) 事實上
  • often (adv.) 經常
  • path (n.) 道路

4. No, I don’t like riding a bike because it makes me sweaty. I prefer to walk when I go anywhere.

不,我不喜歡騎腳踏車,因為它會使我流汗。當我外出時,比較喜歡用走路的方式。

  • prefer (v.) 較喜歡
  • anywhere (adv.) 任何地方

5. Yes, I love riding bikes. It is one of my favorite things to do. I own a really nice bike that I bought in Taijhong.

是的,我喜歡騎腳踏車,它是我最喜歡做的事情之一。我自己有一輛很棒的腳踏車,是我在臺中買的。

  • own (v.) 擁有

No. 43

四種回答方式:

1. I was born in the small town of Tienwei. I have lived there all my life. It is a beautiful town with many flower gardens. And the people there are all so friendly. I enjoy living there.

我出生在田尾這個小鎮。我從小到大都住在那裏,那是一個有很多花園的城鎮,而且居民都很和善,我很喜歡住在那裏。

  • small (adj.) 小的
  • town (n.) 城鎮
  • Teinwei (n.) 田尾
  • beautiful (adj.) 美麗的、漂亮的
  • flower (n.) 花朵
  • garden (n.) 花園、菜園、果園
  • friendly (adj.) 和善的

2. My hometown is Yongjing. It is quite small and there isn’t much to do there. There aren’t even any good places to shop.

我的家鄉是永靖。那邊相當小且沒有什麼可以做的。那邊甚至連比較好的購物場所都沒有。

  • Yongjing (n.) 永靖
  • place (n.) 地方、地點

3. I come from Yuanlin which is located in Changhua County. It is a very big town with lots of tall buildings. There is even a university there.

我來自彰化縣的員林鎮。員林是個很大的城鎮,有很多高樓大廈。那裡甚至有間大學。

  • Yuanlin (n.) 員林
  • Changhua (n.) 彰化
  • county (n.) 縣
  • building (n.) 建築物
  • university (n.) 大學

4. Taipei is my hometown, but I live in Tienwei now. Taipei is the largest city in Taiwan and has one of the tallest buildings in the world—Taipei 101.

台北是我的家鄉,但我現在住在田尾。台北是台灣最大的都市,而且有世界上最高的建築物之一--台北101。

  • largest (adj.) 最大的
  • Taipei 101 (n.) 台北101

No. 44

五種回答方式:

1. Yes, I do. It keeps them out of trouble. It is also a good way to learn new things if they watch educational programs.

是的,電視能避免他們製造麻煩。如果他們收看教育性節目的話,是個很好的學習方式。

  • out of trouble (ph.) 免受責罰
  • watch (v.) 觀看
  • educational (adj.) 教育性的
  • program (n.) 節目

2. No. I think TV is bad for children to watch. There are too many violent TV shows. It also teaches them bad words.

不,我認為看電視對小孩不好。電視上有太多暴力節目,而且教小孩ㄧ些不好的語詞。

  • violent (adj.) 激烈的、暴力的
  • show (n.) 表演
  • word (n.) 字、詞

3. I think TV is okay for children as long as they only watch children’s shows. Parents should keep a close eye on them.

我認為如果小孩只看兒童節目的話,他們是可以看電視的。家長們應該密切留意小孩收看的節目。

  • as long as (conj.) 只要
  • parents (n.) 父母
  • keep an eye on (ph.) 仔細看守好、細心照顧

4. No, I don’t think TV is good for children. It is bad for their eyes. I think they should read or take up a hobby instead.

我認為電視對孩童來說是不好的。電視對他們眼睛不好。我認為他們應該要多閱讀或是用其他興趣來代替看電視。

  • take up (v.) 開始學、做
  • hobby (n.) 興趣、嗜好
  • instead (adv.) 替代

5. Yes, I think TV is good for children as long as they don’t watch too much. However, they shouldn’t watch adult programs.

是,我認為只要小孩不要看太多電視,我覺得看電視對他們是好的。然而,他們不應該看成人節目。

  • however (adv.) 然而、不過
  • adult (n.) 成人

No. 45

五種回答方式:

1. I walk to school every day. It isn't very far. It only takes me about 10 minutes to get there.

我每天走路上學。學校不遠,到那裡大約只要十分鐘。

2. My mother drives me to school in her car. She picks me up after school, too. I'm glad that I don't have to walk.

我媽媽開她的車載我到學校。放學後她也來接我。我很高興我不用走路上學。

  • pick up (ph.) 用汽車搭載某人或接某人
  • glad (adj.) 高興的

3. I ride my bike to school. I don't mind except when it rains. I don't like going to class wearing wet clothes.

我騎腳踏車到學校。我不介意騎車,除了下雨天之外,我不喜歡穿著濕衣服上課。

  • except (prep.) 除...之外
  • wet (adj.) 濕的
  • clothes (n.) 衣服

4. I go to school by car. My father drops me off at school on his way to work. It's very handy for me.

我搭車上學。我父親上班時讓我在學校下車。對我而言很便利。

  • drop off (ph.) 讓...下車
  • on one’s way to (ph.) 在去...的路上

handy (adj.) 便利的

5. I catch a ride with my neighbor Tom. He goes to the same school as me. His father drives us there in his truck.

我搭我鄰居湯姆的便車。他跟我上同一所學校。他父親用他的卡車載我們到學校。

  • neighbor (n.) 鄰居
  • drive (v.) 用車送(人)
  • truck (n.) 卡車

No. 46

五種回答方式:

1. My family is a small one. It's just my parents and me. I am an only child. I like getting all their attention.

我家是小家庭,只有我跟我父母,我是家中唯一的小孩。我喜歡得到父母所有的關注。

  • only (adj.) 唯一的、僅有的
  • attention (n.) 注意力

2. My family is a big one. I have 3 brothers and 2 sisters. It's always busy around our house in the morning. There is always a fight for the bathroom.

我家是大家庭,我有三個哥哥及兩個妹妹。每天早上家裡總是很熱鬧,總是有人為了搶浴室而吵架。

  • brother (n.) 兄弟
  • sister (n.) 姐妹
  • busy (adj.) 熱惱的
  • house (n.) 房子
  • fight (v.) 打架
  • bathroom (n.) 浴室、廁所

3. I have a small family. It's only my parents, my younger brother and me. It's pretty quiet around our house.

我家是個小家庭,只有我爸媽、我弟跟我。我家可以說是相當安靜。

  • younger (adj.) 較年輕的
  • pretty (adv.) 相當、非常
  • quiet (adj.) 安靜的

4. I have a large family. I have 4 sisters and 2 brothers. In addition, my grandparents live with us, too. But it's ok because they help look after us.

我有個大家庭。我有四個姐姐跟兩個弟弟。除此之外。我祖父母也跟我們一起住,這樣也好,因為他們會幫忙照顧我們。

  • in addition (ph.) 此外
  • grandparents (n.) 祖父母
  • look after (v.) 照顧

5. I think that I have a small family. It's just my parents, my grandma, my older sister and I living in the house. 5 people isn't very big.

我想我家是個小家庭。只有我父母、祖母、姐姐跟我住在家中,五個人的家庭並不算大。

  • grandma (n.) 祖母
  • older (adj.) 年紀較大的

No. 47

五種回答方式:

1. My living room is quite small. There is only a sofa, a coffee table and a TV. I wish I had a bigger living room.

我的臥室很小,裡面只有一張沙發、一張咖啡桌跟一台電視。但願我可以有間比較大的客廳。

  • soda (n.) 沙發
  • coffee (n.) 咖啡
  • table (n.) 桌子
  • wish (v.) 但願、希望
  • bigger (adj.) 較大的

2. It is an average-sized living room. There is an entertainment center in the corner with a TV and DVD player. I also have a large brown sofa, 2 big soft chairs and a small table.

它是個一般大小的客廳,角落有個娛樂中心,有台電視跟一台DVD播放機。裡面也有張棕色沙發、兩張又大又柔軟的椅子,還有一張小桌子。

  • average-sized (adj.) 平均尺寸的
  • entertainment (n.) 娛樂、消遣
  • center (n.) 中心
  • corner (n.) 角、角落
  • brown (adj.) 褐色的、棕色的
  • soft (adj.) 柔軟的
  • chair (n.) 椅子

3. I have a very big living room. It is painted white and brown. There is the usual living room furniture: sofa, recliner, end tables, etc. I also have a lot of artwork on the wall.

我有個非常大的客廳,用白色跟棕色漆成。裡面有一般客廳會有的家具:沙發、躺椅、茶几…等等,我還有很多藝術作品掛在牆上。

  • paint (v.) 油漆
  • white (adj.) 白色的
  • usual (adj.) 平常的
  • furniture (n.) 家具
  • recliner (n.) 躺椅
  • end table (ph.) 茶几
  • artwork (n.) 美術品、藝術品

4. My living room is on the second floor of the house. It is very spacious because I don't have much furniture; only a big chair, a small table and a TV. I like it that way.

我的客廳在家中的二樓,裡面很寬敞因為我沒放什麼家具。只有放一張大椅子、一張小桌子跟一台電視,我喜歡這樣。

  • second (adj.) 第二的
  • spacious (adj.) 寬敞的

5. My living room is very cluttered because it doubles as my office. There are books and papers everywhere. I don't have a desk, so I sit on the sofa and use the coffee table to do my work.

我的客廳非常雜亂,因為它也身兼辦公室的角色。裡面到處都是書跟紙。我沒有書桌,所以我都坐在沙發上,然後利用咖啡桌來工作。

  • cluttered (adj.) 雜亂的
  • double (v.) 兼
  • desk (n.) 書桌

No. 48

五種回答方式:

1. I would choose Taipei simply because it has a big zoo and I love going there. If I lived in Taipei, I could visit the zoo whenever I wanted.

我會選擇台北僅僅是因為那裡有一個大的動物園,我很喜歡去。如果我住在台北,任何時候我想去參觀動物園我就可以去。

  • simply (adv.) 僅是

2. I prefer Kaohsiung to Taipei. Taipei is just too busy all the time. People there are always in such a rush. I find Kaohsiung much more relaxed.

我喜歡高雄勝過台北。台北在任何時間都太繁忙了。那裏的人們總是如此的匆忙。我認為高雄更加的放鬆。

  • prefer A to B (phr.) 喜歡A勝過B
  • in a rush (phr.) 匆忙

3. Definitely, Taipei. I have family and friends that live in Taipei. It would be nice to be close to them. I don't know anyone in Kaohsiung.

當然是台北。我的家人和朋友都住在台北。離他們近一點會比較好。我在高雄沒有認識任何人。

  • definitely (adv.) 肯定地

4. If I had to choose, I would choose Kaohsiung. It is closer to Kenting, Green Island and other popular tourist places that I would like to visit.

如果我可以選擇,我會選擇高雄。那裡比較靠近墾丁、綠島和其他我會想去拜訪的有名的景點。

  • toursit place (n.) 旅遊景點

5. I think Taipei would be a better place to live. It is more modern than Kaohsiung and has more cool things to do.

我認為台北比較適合居住。那裡比高雄更先進而且有更多很酷的事情可以做。


No. 49

五種回答方式:

1. No, I don't often go to the movies. It is too expensive. It is much cheaper to rent a movie and watch it at home.

不,我不常去看電影。它太貴了。租電影在家裡看便宜多了。

2. Yes, I do. I usually go to the movies once or twice a week. There is nothing better than watching a movie on a big screen.

是的。我通常一個禮拜去看一兩次電影。沒有甚麼比在大螢幕看電影更好了。

  • screen (n.) 螢幕

3. No, I don't. I might see a movie once a year if I am lucky. I am too busy studying and doing homework to go out.

不,我沒有。幸運的話,我可能一年去看一次電影。我太忙於讀書和做功課以至於無法出去。

  • too...to… (phr.) 太...以至於無法....

4. Yes, I often go to the movies. Usually, about 3 times a month. But, I never buy snacks at the theater. It is a rip-off.

是的,我常去看電影。通常一個月大概3次。但我從來沒有在電影院買點心。這是敲竹槓。

  • rip-off (n.) 敲竹槓

5. No, not often, but I do go occasionally. I would like to go more, but I don't have enough time or money. Besides, the theater is quite far from my house.

不,不常,但我偶爾去。我會想要去但是我沒有足夠的時間和金錢。此外,電影院離我家很遠。

  • occasionally (adv.) 偶爾

No. 50

五種回答方式:

1. I think it's okay. Guys can grow long hair if they want. It's a free country, right?

我認為可以。如果他們想留長髮就留。這是一個自由的城市,沒錯吧?

2. No, I don't think it's okay. Men should have short hair. No one will respect you if you have long hair.

不,我認為不行。男人就應該要短頭髮。如果你留長頭髮就沒有人會尊重你。

respect (v.) 尊重

3. It doesn't matter to me. Everyone should have the right to choose their hairstyle. I won't judge them on their hair.

這對我沒有影響。每個人都有權利選擇他們的髮型。我不會去評判他們的頭髮。

  • judge (v.) 評判

4. Long hair on guys looks stupid. Some people think they're so cool just because they have long hair. But I think long hair is for girls.

男生留長髮看起來很愚笨。有些人因為他們留長髮就覺得他們很酷。但我認為長髮是給女生的。

5. Sure it's okay. If fact, my uncle has long hair. I don't treat people differently just because of their hair. That seems ridiculous.

當然是可以的。事實上,我叔叔就是長髮。我不會因為頭髮而對別人有差別。這樣很可笑。

  • ridiculous (sdj.) 可笑的