Book 2 (11-20)

第11集 司令台 (Outdoor Stage)

1. This is an outdoor stage or speaking platform.


2. Outdoor stage is used so that they can have a program here on the  stage.


3. The student body will be out here in the play field.


4. They can watch it.


5. If it’s a speaking platform and to be used so that, the administrator or the     principal will be up here.


6. The whole student body will be out here in the athletic field, and he can       address the whole student body at one time in one place.

   全體的學生會出來到運動場上,然後他就可以在同一時間與同一地點對全     體學生說話。

7. This is also used for a flag-raising ceremony.


8. Flag-raising ceremony is held once or twice a week.


9. And it’s where they raise the Taiwan national flag at the school.


10. If there is an announcement that the principal or administrator wishes  to make to whole student body after the flag-raising ceremony, he will then make that announcement.

   如果在升旗典禮過後,校長或學校行政人員有事情要對全體學生宣布, 他就會利用這個機會宣布。

第12集 裱框 (Frame)

1. It’s common to see artwork , paintings and things like that put in a frame. 


2. Here in Taiwan and most of Asia, this is called calligraphy. 


3. And they usually put in a frame.  


4. It will keep it looking better longer over an awfully long period of time. 


第13集 獎項類別 (Types of Awards)

1. There are many type of awards


2. There are certificates, plaques, medals.


3. Trophy is this. 


4. This trophy is for table tennis.


5. This is a certificate.


6. This can be given by the principle to a student or could be given to the principal from magistrate for doing excellent work.


7. This medal is a plaque.


8. It is given for outstanding performance..


9.  At sporting events, you receive medals,gold medals, silver medals and bronze medals.


10. This is gold medal for a sporting event.


第14集 腳踏車 (Bicycle)

1. We’re gonna talk a little bit about this bicycle and the parts on the bicycle.


2. Have the handlebars,the frame, the seat, the pedals and the tires.


3. On the handlebars, you have the brake levers.


4. When you squeeze the brake levers, it opens and closes the brake.


5. That’s how you slow down and stop.


6. This is the handlebar, what you steer the bicycle with. 


7. Right here is the shifter.


8. For safety, this bike has a light in front and a flashing light in the back.


9. Also has a place to carry the water bottle right here.


10. Very handy little bike.


11. If you want to adjust the height of the handlebars, you can do it here.


12. You want to adjust the seat, you can do it here.


13. Pedals are down here. Good pedals.


14. Has a little tool kit back here for carrying things.


第15集 福 (Fu Character)

1. Hello! Today I’m going to introduce you to a very commonly seen item in Chinese society.


2. The script writing on this is pronounced “fú” and it means good fortune.

這上面寫的字讀作ㄈㄨˊ, 它的意思是好運。    

3.  You’ll see this on a lot of homes at the door.


4. People put this up to help bring good fortune to their house.


5. Oftentimes you will see this on the doorway, and it is upside-down.


6. The reason for this is : the pronunciation for “arrive” is “dao”.

倒過來的原因是 : "到"的發音是ㄉㄠˋ

7. The pronunciation for “upside-down” is “dao”. It sounds the same.

"倒過來"的讀音是ㄉㄠˋ。 發音聽起來是一樣的。

8. When you say “fu dao”, good luck, good fortune has arrived. That’s why they put it that way.


9. Another interesting item about this is this little dot here on the side of it.


10. It’s called the “dian”.


11. When the person originally wrote this, a little bit of ink spilt on the side of it.


12. It was an accident. It was not meant to be there, and he thought he ruined it.


13. But after looking at it, they decided that “dian” means a little more.


14. In that sense, it means a little more good fortune is coming.


第16集 平安 (Safe and Sound)

1. Hello!


2. I’d like to talk to you today about this paper cutout.


3. It’s a very common gift here in Taiwan and it has a very specific meaning.


4. It’s shaped like an apple.


5. The word for apple in Chinese is "pín".


6. The word “pín” also means smooth.


7. If you open it up, the character on the inside is character for “ān.”


8. “ān” means safe.


9. When you received this, it’s in the shape of the apple with the “ān” on the inside. 


10. It means a smooth and safe life.


第17集 遊戲場 (Playground)

1. Hello. We’re in the playground at the elementary school. 


2. And children here when they come out to play, use the same equipment everywhere in the world. 


3. They have a seesaw, a slide and bars. 


4. It gives them a chance to come outside, play, get some exercise. 


第18集 跑道 (Track)

1. I’m standing on the track at a school in Taiwan. 


2. All schools have one of these. 


3. It is for running events. 


4. You can run straight line runs on four lanes. 


5. If you run farther than one hundred meters, you would run around the circle. 


6. One trip around is called one lap. 


第19集 磁鐵 (Magnet)

1. Hi, there.


2. Today, we’re gonna talk about magnets.


3. Magnets are very good if you wanna stick something to metal.


4. Something thin, such as paper.


5. Me myself, I use magnets on my refrigerator, so I can keep my notes up.


6. There happen to be some here.


7. This one is in the shape of a papaya.


8. This one there, three strawberries.


9. This one is a starfruit, right here.


10. And the last one a bunch of tomatoes.


11. Me personally, I use magnets, the circle magnets just like this, to post menus and also note that I give to myself on my refrigerator.

     就我個人而言,我使用像這種圓形的磁鐵來張貼菜單在冰箱上面,以及         我要給自己看的便條紙。

12. Ladies and gentleman, magnets.


第20集 口腔保健用品 (Mouth Care Products)

1. Hi, there.


2. Today, we’re gonna talk about mouth care products.


3. The first thing we have right here, as it says, brushpicks.


4. When I take this out and look at it, one end looks like a toothpick.


5. The other end kind of looks like a toothbrush.


6. It has little fins on it.


7. The toothpick aspect is obviously to use.


8. You pick your teeth with it.


9. But the other one, which has fins, is like a brush.


10. You can stick it between your teeth and your gums, and it cleans them.

     你能把它伸進牙齒和牙齦之間的隙縫,它會把你的牙齒和牙齦清理乾 淨。

11. The other thing we’re gonna look at today is one-time-use dental floss         stick.

    我們今天要來看得另外一件物品 ,是用完即丟的牙線棒。

12. On one end, the stick is like a toothpick if you want to pick something  out of your teeth.

     其中一端,棒子就像是一支牙籤。如果你想要將東西從你的牙齒間剔出 來

13. The other end has one little piece of dental floss on it, and you can floss your teeth with it.


14. This is one-time-use thing, because most likely, this will break in time.


15. Mouth care products.