第91題 Do you have cable TV at home?
第92題 Who do you look up to?
第93題 How do you improve your English conversation skills?
第94題 You get home one night and realize you are locked out. You don't have your keys and no one is home. What would you do?
第95題 If your friend failed an important test, what would you say to make him or her feel better?
第96題 If your friends came to see you at home, what would you say to make them feel relaxed?
第97題 How can we become healthier?
第98題 You see an old friend that you haven't seen for many years. What do you say to him?
第99題 What would you say to introduce a good friend to your father?
第100題 When you give someone a present, what should you say to them?
1. Yes, we have cable TV at home. It's nice because there are lots of channels to choose from.
2. No, we don't have cable TV. My father is too cheap to get it. He says that it's a waste of money.
3. Of course. Doesn't everyone? I couldn't live without cable TV. What would I watch?
4. No, we don't. No one at our house has time to watch TV anyway, so what is the point.
5. Yes, we do. Actually, we just had cable TV installed last week. It didn't cost that much.
1. I look up to my father. I think he is a good role model for me. I really respect him a lot.
- look up to (ph.) 尊敬
- role model (ph.) 模範
- respect (v.) 尊敬
2. The person that I look up to is my teacher Mr. Brown. He treats me with respect and I really admire that.
- treat (v.) 對待
- respect (n.) 尊敬
- admire (v.) 喜歡; 欽佩
3. I really look up to my grandmother. She is the kindest person that I know. She is very supportive of me.
- grandmother (n.) 祖母
- kind (adj.) 親切的; 和藹的
- supportive (adj.) 支持的
4. I look up to my elder brother. He is the coolest person I know. I want to be just like him.
- elder (adj.) 年紀較大的
5. I have a lot of respect for my mother. She is a hard-working woman. She works long hours and still manages to take care of me.
- hard-working (adj.) 勤勉的
- manage to (ph.) 設法做到
- take care of (ph.) 照顧
1. I improve them by practicing every day. My friends and I often speak in English just for practice.
2. I watch English TV problems. I think listening to native speakers is important. The more that I listen, the more I can understand and speak.
3. I go to conversation classes on Saturdays. It has really improved my ability to converse with people in English.
4. I have a private tutor from Canada. She helps me improve my conversation skills. So far, it has helped a lot.
- private (adj.)私人的
5. Practice, practice, practice. That is the only way. If you don't practice speaking, you will never get better.
1. I would call my mom on my cell phone. Then she could come home and let me in.
2. I would go to my neighbors house and ask if I could stay until my parents got home.
3. It would never happen. We have a spare key hidden outside just in case.
4. I would sit near the front door and read. Hopefully, I wouldn't have to wait too long.
5. I would go to my friend's house and wait for my parents. He lives on the same block as me.
1. I'd hug her/him and say, "Don't worry. It's not the end of the world. You'll do better next time.
2. I'd make her/him feel better by saying, "Don't be so hard on yourself. We've all failed a test before. Nobody's perfect."
3. I would say, "Everything will be okay. You'll just have to study harder next time."
4. I would rub her/his back gently and say, "It's over! There is nothing you can do about it now. Forget about it."
5. I might say, "It's okay. We all make mistakes sometimes. All we can do is learn from our mistakes."
1. I would say, "Feel free to make yourselves at home. Can I get you anything to drink?"
2. I'd probably say, "Go ahead and make yourselves comfortable. You can sit anywhere you want."
3. I might say, "Welcome to my home. Grab a seat and I'll get you all a cup of coffee."
4. I'd say, "Hello. There are drinks in the fridge and some cake on the table. Help yourselves."
5. I would say, "Have a seat and make yourselves at home. What would you like to drink?"
1. We can become healthier by watching what we eat. It is important to stay away from junk food and eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.
- stay away(phr.)遠離
- junk (n.)垃圾
2. To become healthier, we need to exercise daily. Any exercise is fine. Even walking for 20 or 30 minutes a day will help.
- exercise (v.)運動
3. I think sleep is important to becoming healthier. Most people don't get enough sleep. Our bodies need at least 8 hours of sleep per day.
4. Just follow these simple rules: exercise often, eat healthy foods and drink lots of water. That's all you need to remember.
5. I believe that people need to eat less meat. Red meat is especially bad for you. You can get protein and fats from nuts instead.
- protein (n.)蛋白質
1. Wow. I haven't seen you forever. Where have you been? What have you been doing?
2. Is that you? I can't believe it. It's been so long. How have you been?
3. Oh my god! It's so good to see you. You look great. What's new with you?
4. Holy cow! Long time no see. Where have you been hiding?
5. What a nice surprise. I can't remember the last time we talked. What's been happening?
1. I would say, "Dad, this is my good friend Bob. He is my classmate. He lives near the park."
2. I might say, "Hey, Dad. I want you to meet my friend Bob. I think you will like him."
3. I'd say, "Dad, I like to introduce you to Bob. This is Bob. He is a good friend of mine."
- introduce (v.)介紹
4. I would probably say something like, "Dad, please allow me to introduce you to Bob. We are best friends."
5. I would say, "Dad, I'd like you to meet Bob. He goes to the same school as me. We have some classes together."
1. Here you go. I picked it out just for you. I hope you like it.
2. I got this for you in Taipei. I wanted it to be a surprise.
3. This is for you. It's just a little something I thought you'd like.
4. Here's a gift for you. But you have to guess what it is first?
5. Here's something just for you. Go ahead and open it.
- go ahead(phr.)往前