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Conversation A : At an Amusement Park

MARTIN: Good afternoon. How are you?
CAST: Fine, thanks. OK. Good afternoon. Hi. How are you? Great.
MARTIN: I'm happy to meet you. Thank you for coming this afternoon. Tell me about your jobs. Let's start with you. Who are you?
CELIA: I'm Celia Chan.
MARTIN: Where do you live?
CELIA: I live at 12 Coolidge Street.
MARTIN: What do you do?
CELIA: I'm a sales person. I sell things.
MARTIN: Where do you sell things?
CELIA: I work at the General Store.
MARTIN: What do you sell?
CELIA: Oh-candy-T-shirts.
MARTIN: Thank you, Celia. Now, who are you?
RALPH: I'm Ralph Beck.
MARTIN: How old are you, Ralph?
RALPH: I'm sixteen years old.
MARTIN: Celia, how old are you?
CELIA: I'm sixteen.
MARTIN: Ralph, where do you work?
RALPH: I work at the Frontier Restaurant.
MARTIN: What do you do?
RALPH: I'm a waiter.
MARTIN: When do you work?
RALPH: I work on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
MARTIN: Celia, when do you work?
CELIA: I work on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
MARTIN: Thanks. And who are you?
DON: I'm Don Tharp.
MARTIN: Where do you live?
DON: I live at six twenty-eight Monroe Street.
MARTIN: How old are you?
DON: I'm seventeen years old.
MARTIN: Where do you go to school?
DON: I go to school at Northwest High School.
MARTIN: Ralph, where do you go to school?
RALPH: At Central High School.
MARTIN: Celia, where do you go to high school?
CELIA: I go to school at South High School.
MARTIN: Thanks. Don, what do you do?
DON: I'm a lifeguard.
MARTIN: You're a swimmer?
DON: Yes, I'm a good swimmer.
MARTIN: Wonderful! When do you work?
DON: I work on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. I work at a supermarket on Saturday.
MARTIN: What do you do at the supermarket?
DON: I'm a stock boy. I put things on the shelves.
MARTIN: Who are you?
KRISTIE: I'm Kristie Wasserman.
MARTIN: When do you work?
KRISTIE: I work everyday-Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
MARTIN: That's a lot.
KRISTIE: I only work two hours a day.

Practice 1:询问对方的工作时间时可用:
When do you work? 你何时工作?
回答时可用 I work+时间短语。
Examples:  MARTIN: When do you work?
RALPH: I work on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
MARTIN: When do you work?
CELIA: I work on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
MARTIN: When do you work?
DON: I work on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.

会话A : 在娱乐公园
马    丁:下午好!你们好吗?
众      :很好,谢谢。不错。下午好。你好,你怎么样?非常好。
马    丁:幸会。感谢你们今天下午能来。告诉我你们的工作。从你开始吧!你是哪位?
西 莉 亚:我叫西莉亚·陈。
马    丁:你住哪儿?
西 莉 亚:我住柯立芝街12号。
马    丁:你做什么工作?
西 莉 亚:我是个售货员。我卖东西。
马    丁:你在哪儿售货呢?
西 莉 亚:在杂货店。
马    丁:你卖什么呢?
西 莉 亚:噢!糖果,T恤衫。
马    丁:谢谢你,西莉亚。
马    丁:那么,你是哪位?
拉 尔 夫:我叫拉尔夫·贝克。
马    丁:你多大了?拉尔夫。
拉 尔 夫:我16了。
马    丁:西莉亚,你多大?
西 莉 亚:我16。
马    丁:拉尔夫,你在哪儿工作?
拉 尔 夫:我在边塞餐馆工作。
马    丁:你做什么工作?
拉 尔 夫:服务员。
马    丁:你在什么时候工作?
拉 尔 夫:我星期一、星期三和星期六工作。
马    丁:西莉亚,你什么时候工作?
西 莉 亚:我在星期五、星期六和星期日工作。
马    丁:谢谢。你是哪位?
唐      :我叫唐·撒普。
马    丁:你住哪儿?
唐      :我住门罗街628号。
马    丁:你多大了?
唐      :我17岁。
马    丁:你在哪儿上学?
唐      :在西北高中。
马    丁:拉尔夫,你在哪儿上学?
拉 尔 夫:在中央高中。
马    丁:西莉亚,你在哪所高中上学呢?
西 莉 亚:在南方高中。
马    丁:谢谢。唐,你做什么工作呢?
唐      :我是救生员。
马    丁:你会游泳吧?
唐      :会,游得很好。
马    丁:太好了!你在什么时候工作?
唐      :星期天、星期二和星期四。我星期六去一家超级商场工作。
马    丁:你在超级商场里做什么工作呢?
唐      :我做货物管理员。我把货物放在货架上。
马    丁:你是哪位?
克里斯蒂:我叫克里斯蒂·瓦瑟门。
马    丁:你什么时候工作?
克里斯蒂:我每天都工作,星期一、二、三、四、五、六、日。
马    丁:太辛苦了。
克里斯蒂:我每天只工作两小时。

Conversation B

RALPH: Kristie, where do you go to school?
KRISTIE: I go to school at St. Mary's High School.
MARTIN: How old are you?
KRISTIE: I'm fifteen years old.
MARTIN: What do you do?
KRISTIE: I work at the stable.
CELIA: Oh, I love horses!
KRISTIE: Do you work on Monday?
CELIA: No, I don't work on Monday. I work on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.KRISTIE: Come see me on Monday.
RALPH: I like horses, too.
KRISTIE: When do you work?
RALPH: I work on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. I don't work on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.
KRISTIE: Come see me on Tuesday. When do you work, Don?
DON: I don't work on Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
KRISTIE: I work everyday. Come see me on Wednesday.
MARTIN: What do you do at the stable?
KRISTIE: I exercise the horses.
MARTIN: Do you like animals?
KRISTIE: No, I don't.
MARTIN: Do you like horses?
KRISTIE: Yes, I only like horses. Come see the horses now!
CAST: Can we? Great idea! Wonderful! Why not? Let's go.
MARTIN: Kristie, you work at the stable now. What did you do last year?KRISTIE: I didn't work last year.
MARTIN: Ralph, you work in a restaurant now. What did you do last year?RALPH: I worked in a music store.
MARTIN: When did you work?
RALPH: I only worked on Saturday.
MARTIN: Don. You're a lifeguard now. Where did you work last year?
DON: I worked at a supermarket.
MARTIN: When did you work?
DON: I only worked on Sunday.
MARTIN: Celia, what did you do last year?
CELIA: I was a salesperson. I worked at the General Store.
MARTIN: When did you work?
CELIA: I worked on Friday and Monday.


会话B

拉 尔 夫:克里斯蒂,你在哪上学?
克里斯蒂:我在圣玛丽中学上学。
马    丁:你多大了?
克里斯蒂:我15岁。
马    丁:你做什么工作?
克里斯蒂:我在马厩工作。
西 莉 亚:噢!我喜欢马!
克里斯蒂:你星期一工作吗?
西 莉 亚:不,我星期一不工作。我星期五、六、日上班。
克里斯蒂:星期一来看我。
拉 尔 夫:我也喜欢马。
克里斯蒂:你什么时候上班?
拉 尔 夫:我星期一、三、六上班。二、四、五、日我不上班。
克里斯蒂:星期二到我这儿来。你什么时候上班,唐?
唐      :我星期一、星期三或星期五不上班。
克里斯蒂:我每天都上班。你星期三来我这儿吧。
马    丁:你在马厩做什么工作呢?
克里斯蒂:驯马。
马    丁:你喜欢动物吧?
克里斯蒂:不喜欢。
马    丁:你喜欢马吗?
克里斯蒂:是的,我只喜欢马,我们现在去看马?
众      :行吗?好主意!太棒了!为什么不呢?我们去吧。
马    丁:克里斯蒂,你现在在马厩工作。你去年在哪工作呢?
克里斯蒂:去年我没有工作。
马    丁:拉尔夫,你现在在餐馆工作。去年你做什么工作呢?
拉 尔 夫:在一家音乐店工作。
马    丁:什么时候上班呢?
拉 尔 夫:我只在星期六上班。
马    丁:唐。你现在做救生员,去年你在哪儿工作呢?
唐      :我在一家超级商场工作。
马    丁:什么时候上班呢?
唐      :我只在星期天上班。
马    丁:西莉亚,去年你做什么工作呢?
西 莉 亚:我当售货员,在一家杂货店。
马    丁:你什么时候上班?
西 莉 亚:星期五和星期一。

New Words and Expressions 生词和短语

sales person   n. 售货员
general store    n. 杂货店
candy   n. 糖果
high school   n. 中学
lifeguard   n. 救生员
swimmer   n. 游泳者
supermarket   n. 超级市场
stockboy   v. 货品管理员
stable   n. 马棚

Proper Nouns 专有名词

Coolidge Street   柯立芝街
Frontier Restaurant  
Monroe Street   门罗街
St. Mary's High School  圣玛丽中学

Language Points 语言要点

1 . I work on Friday. 我星期五工作。
在星期几前要用介词 on,例如:on Sunday, on Monday, on Tuesday, on Wednesday, on Thursday, on Friday, on Saturday.
2 . I don't work on Monday. 我星期一不工作。
don't=do not 是助动词 do 的否定形式,与动词一起构成否定句。
例如: 
I don't know. 我不晓得。
I don't like animals. 我不喜欢动物。
3 . Why not? 为什么不呢?
这是口语中常用来强调肯定语气的话,可灵活翻译。例如:
A: Come see the horses now. 来看看这些马吧。
B: Why not? 没问题。
A: Let's go to the park right now. 咱们现在就去公园吧。
B: Why not? 可以呀。


Cultural Notes  文化注释

美国人崇尚自立。许多年轻人在课余时间做临时工作(part-time job),有些学生还能够挣钱交纳部分学费。这样既减轻了家长的经济负担,又证明了自己的能力。美国青年把自食其力看做是光彩的事。

相关主题链接:
Lesson 40 Describing People (Ⅳ) 描述人物(四)
Lesson 39 Describing People (Ⅲ) 描述人物(三)
Lesson 38 Describing People (Ⅱ) 描述人物(二)
Lesson 37 Describing People (Ⅰ) 描述人物(一)
Lesson 36 Expressing Time 表示时间
Lesson 35 Asking Questions About Specific Time 询问确切时间
Lesson 34 Expressing Both Specific and General Time 表示确切时间和大致时间
Lesson 33 Stating the General Time of Your Activities 表示活动的大致时间
Lesson 32 Giving the Specific Time of Events 表示事件的确切时间
Lesson 31 Events and Activities That You Don't Like 不喜欢的事件和活动
Lesson 30 Expressing Wants 表达愿望
Lesson 29 Shopping 购 物