How are things going? 寒暄
A: Hi (B’s Name). How are you doing (how ya doing)? I haven’t seen you for ages. Have you been out of 1. the city?
B: Why, hello, (A’s name). It has been quite a while, hasn’t it? Yes, I made a trip to 2. Europe for 3. several weeks.
A: Wao, really? That sounds nice. Was it business or pleasure?
B: Mainly business. I was calling on 4. several of our clients in Paris and London. But I did have time for some 5. shopping.
1. xxx + district/ area
2. Germany; Japan; America; Britain; China; New Zealand; Australia
3. several weeks/ months; a few days/ weeks/ months
4. a few friends; some of my relatives; + in city/ suburb A and B
5. sightseeing; exploration; movies; sports;
Giving me a cigarette 借東西學英文
A: ( B’s name) Would you mind 1.giving me 2. a cigarette? I seem to have 3. run out.
B: Not at all (A’s name). Please help yourself. I have plenty.
A: Thank you. I should have 4. picked up another pack before I came to the meeting. Is there a 5.cigarette machine in the building?
B: Yes, there’s one 6. in the lobby next to the elevator. You can stop by and get some there.
2. a/an + file stand; ink cartridge; clip; lead refill; marker; stapler; paper clip; tack; file folder; stamp pad; cellphone tape
3. lost mine; forgotten mine
4. brought another one from + home; my desk
5. stationary shop
6. on the ground floor at the end of the corridor; adjacent to the building entrance before entering; outside the waiting area/ supply room/ break room
Make a trip 討論旅遊
A: Hi (B’s name). I heard that you are going to make a trip to 1. your hometown this winter. Are you going to 2. go skiing?
B: Yes (A’s name). I will be gone for 3. four weeks around the Christmas holidays.
A: You came from 4. North Canada, didn’t you? I guess you would miss the 5. snow there
B: Yes, that’s one thing I do miss a lot. I haven’t 6.gone skiing since I moved here two years ago. I’m sure I’m really out of practice by now.
- Go + Ving
- Have/ has + gone + Ving
- Play + Noun
- Have/ has + played + Noun
The sports that are followed by play + noun:
- American Football
- Table Tennis
The activities that are followed by go + Ving
- Mountain climbing
- Sight seeing
1. your hometown this summer
2. play beach volleyball
3. 2 weeks around the New Year’s holiday
6. played beach volleyball since I came here for work a year ago
I Feel Like Eating out 邀約吃飯
A: I feel like eating out tonight. (B’s Name). Why don’t we go get a 1. steak?
B: Yeah (A’s name). That’s fine with me. But I don’t feel like eating 1.steak tonight. How about 2.seafood?
A: 2.Seafood is fine. Let’s go to that place 3. near the waterfront. It’s got 4. a nice atmosphere and the food is 5.delectable.
B: Sure, that’s a good idea. It was very crowded there last night so I’d better make a reservation.
1. hamburger; oyster omelet; french fries; bagel; fried chicken; muffin; soup; dessert; apple pie; pudding
2. croissant; donuts; chicken nuggets; pancakes, risotto; lasagne; paella; roasted chicken, ravioli, kebab, spaghetti,
3. in the food court; at the cafe; at the pub; in the fast food restaurant; in the cafeteria; at the snack bar; near the food truck; at the pizzeria; at the sandwich bar; in the steakhouse
4. great hospitality; outstanding customer service; spectacular views; a nice ambiance
5. scrumptious; divine; appetizing; savory; succulent; mouth-watering