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大家说英语2009年11月27日课程学习笔记

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今天是11月27日,周五,马上开始本周的课程。
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(Andrea老师的开场白)
My name is Andrea. We’re thankful that all of you joined us today. Actually, we are thankful you’re here all week, especially as we talked about Thanksgiving. Now here is your Find It Question for today: what is Emma thankful for?
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Information Desk ( Christina老师的讲台 )
1、 football 名词n.美式足球
2、 thankful 形容词adj.感恩的
3、 grow up 动词v.长大
4、 appreciate 动词v.感激;感谢
5、 tradition 名词n.传统

Conversation A(在对话中,Emma、Pam、Amy、Jack、Tom、Jason等都会经常出现)
Tom: There is one Thanksgiving custom I haven’t done yet this year.
Amy: Watch a football game?
Tom: No, I did that.
Jack: What’s the custom?
Tom: At home, every person in our family talks about something we are thankful for.
Emma: That’s a good idea. Do you want to start?
Tom: Sure, I’m thankful for friends who eat pie with me.
Amy: You’re not just thankful for a pie?
Tom: I know I don’t say it often. But I’m thankful for you guys.

Conversation B
Jack: I’m thankful for my family. I’m glad I can live near them and watch my nephew grow up.
Emma: That’s great. I wish I could live near my family.
Amy: I’m thankful for my job. I take it for granted most of the time. I forget that not everyone has a job.
Emma: That’s true. I’m thankful that the Jungle Cafe’s Thanksgiving dinner is over.
本段最后给出了今天问题的答案,Emma is thankful that the Jungle cafe’s Thanksgiving dinner is over.

Conversation C
Amy: Emma, would you do the Thanksgiving dinner again next year? People really appreciated it.
Emma: I’m not sure if it will become a tradition or not. It was a lot of work.
Jack: We could ask more people to help next year. It was a blessing to help others.
Amy: I agree.
Tom: I’d like to volunteer for next year.
Emma: What would you like to do?
Tom: I would like to taste all the dishes before you serve them.

Information Desk
take something for granted认为某事理所当然
if…or not是否,会不会
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Calendar Phrase
I’m full!我吃饱了!

今天的对话中,还有一个句式要熟练运用:
I forget that not everyone . . .
例句有:I forget that not everyone wants children.

大家说英语2009年11月26日课程学习笔记

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今天是11月26日,周四,马上开始本周的课程。
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(Andrea老师的开场白)
All week we have been talking about Thanksgiving. This is a special holiday. And today is Thanksgiving day, so be sure to say Happy Thanksgiving. Say Happy Thanksgiving to someone right now. Did you do it? Well, I hope so. Friends, here is your Find It Question on Thanksgiving day: what did Jack do earlier this afternoon?

Information Desk ( Christina老师的讲台 )
1、 spoon 名词n.汤匙
2、 fork 名词n.叉子
3、 knife 名词n.刀子
4、 bun 名词n.小圆面包;餐包
5、 cut 动词v.切;剪
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Conversation A(在对话中,Emma、Pam、Amy、Jack、Tom、Jason等都会经常出现)
Amy: Hey, Tom, are there any more spoons or forks on the tables over there?
Tom: I’ll check. Oh, how about knives?
Amy: Sure, Emma asked me to get all the utensils and put them in the diskwasher.
Tom: Here you go.
Amy: Thanks. Wasn’t it fun to come and help with the Jungle Cafe’s Thanksgiving dinner? Everyone had a good time.
Tom: I’m glad I came. The food was excellent.
steak 名词n.牛排 utensil 名词n.器皿,用具
中文里的喝汤,在英文中是eat soup.

Conversation B
Amy: I still can’t believe you ate a second Thanksgiving meal. Didn’t you get enough food at Pam’s house?(didn’t you真是听了多遍才模糊地听清了)
Tom: I did. Her mom’s homemade buns were delicious.
Amy: I think you ate about ten of them.
Tom: I’m really full now. I don’t think I could eat another bite.
Emma: Amy and Tom, why don’t you guys take a break and have a piece of pie?
Tom: Sure.

Conversation C
Emma: Jack. You’re back.
Tom: You’re just in time to have pie with us.
Jack: Great.
Amy: Jack, you were here before?
Jack: I came in earlier this afternoon and helped out.
Emma: Jack washed and cut all the potatoes.
Amy: Wow, good job, Jack.
Jack: Thanks. I also helped set the tables.
Emma: Jack, you worked hard today, so here’s your pie.(worked hard两字真难听清)
Jack: Thank you.
今天问题的答案是,Jack came in earlier this afternoon and helped out. He washed and cut all the potatoes.

Information Desk
utensil 名词n.器皿,用具(大多指的是家庭或厨房用具)
在英文,有不少I don’t think that…的说法,这就是“否定前置”的句型。
set the stage舞台布置 set the alarm clock设闹钟
set the example做榜样

Inspector English
今天的对话中,讨论了in time和on time的区别:
in time及时 on time按时;准时
in time在使用时,一般指的是“正巧那个时间”,换句话说就是“还不算晚,假如再晚一些可能就错过了”,译成“及时、刚好”。
on time在使用时,一般指的是“不早也不晚”,有按规定时间到达或发生的意思。

Calendar Phrase
Happy Thanksgiving!感恩节快乐!
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今天的对话中,还有一个句式要熟练运用:
Why don’t you . . . and . . . ?
例句有:Why don’t you guys take a break and have a piece of pie?

大家说英语2009年11月25日课程学习笔记

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今天是11月25日,周三,马上开始本周的课程。大家说英语2009年11月25日课程学习笔记
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(Andrea老师的开场白)
Today we continue our lesson Planning for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving, families or people often eat a big meal. Now you have to plan what you need for a big meal. The Jungle Cafe is having a special Thanksgiving dinner. And today we will continue to talk about that.
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Now here is your Find It Question: what time will Amy go to Pam’s house?

Information Desk ( Christina老师的讲台 )
1、 pumpkin 名词n.南瓜
2、 clean up 清洁;打扫家务
3、 dish 名词n.盘子
4、 save 动词v.保留
5、 serve 动词v.端上(餐点)
Christina在本段讲到,如果你需要别人帮你“占”位置,可以使用save这个词,例如Can you save a seat for me?

Conversation A(在对话中,Emma、Pam、Amy、Jack、Tom、Jason等都会经常出现)
Amy: Will you have pumpkin pie for the Thanksgiving dinner?
Emma: Of course. We must have pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving.
Jack: Maybe I will come to the Jungle Cafe after my family’s dinner. Then I can have pumpkin pie. My mom never makes it.
Emma: Sure, you can come. Then you can help clean up.
Jack: Won’t your workers do that? (本句的won’t前两次没听清)
Emma: No. Most of my workers already have plans for Thanksgiving.
Amy: Oh, no.

Conversation B
Emaa: So I am asking my friends for help.
Jack: Sure, I can help.
Emma: What time is your family dinner, Jack?
Jack: We usually eat our Thanksgiving dinner at 6:00.(站长本人听这一句,一直觉得Jack说的是eats)
Emma: If you come around 8:00, you can help wash dishes.
Jack: Will you save a piece of pumpkin pie for me?
Emma: Of course.
Jack: Then I’ll be there.
Emma: Great.

Conversation C
Jack: When are you going to Pam’s house, Amy?
Amy: Pam’s family has their Thanksgiving meal at 2:00.
Jack: Then you can come and wash dishes too.
Amy: Oh, maybe.
Emma: If you can come earlier, you can prepare for the meal.
Amy: Maybe.
Emma: I also need helping serving the meal at 6:00.
Amy: I can do that.
Emma: Wonderful. Thanks for your help, you two.
今天问题的答案是,Amy will go to Pam’s house at 2:00.
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Calendar Phrase
Do you have any vegetables? 你有什么蔬菜吗?

今天的对话中,还有一个句式要熟练运用:
We usually . . . at . .
例句有:We usually get up at 6:30.

大家说英语2009年11月24日课程学习笔记

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今天是11月24日,周二,马上开始本周的课程。大家说英语2009年11月24日课程学习笔记
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(Andrea老师的开场白)
Friends, we continue to talk about Thanksgiving this week.The title of our lesson today is Planning for Thanksgiving.
Now, yesterday, we learned that Thanksgiving is a holiday. And often times, you have to plan for holidays, because there are many things happening. Today we’ll find out what kind of things you have to plan for Thanksgiving.
Here is your Find It Question for today’s lesson: how much does the Jungle Cafe’s Thanksgiving dinner cost?

Information Desk ( Christina老师的讲台 )
1、 meal   名词n.一餐
2、 however   副词adv.然而;不过
3、 event   名词n.活动;事件
4、 welcome   形容词adj.受欢迎的
5、 space   名词n.空间
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Conversation A(在对话中,Emma、Pam、Amy、Jack、Tom、Jason等都会经常出现)
Jack: Amy, do you have plans for Thanksgiving?
Amy: Yes. I am joining Pam’s family for their Thanksgiving meal.
Jack: Oh. I wanted to invit you to my family’s Thanksgiving dinner.
Amy: I’m sorry, Jack.
Emma: Hi, you two. Did I tell you about the Jungle cafe’s Thanksgiving dinner?
Amy: No, but we already have plans, Emma.
Emma: Just read this flyer.

Conversation B
Jack: A Thanksgiving dinner for everyone. Thanksgiving is a special time of year. People get together with family and friends to celebrate this holiday. However, some people don’t live near their families. Some people are new in town and don’t have friends here. If you are one of these people, then come to the Jungle Cafe. Enjoy a big turkey dinner and celebrate Thanksgiving with us. Maybe you will even meet some new friends.
When: Thursday, November 26, 6 P.M.
Where: Jungle Cafe
Cost: $5
本段对话最后一句,明显的点明了今天问题的答案,The Jungle dinner costs 5 dollars.
Tom在讲解本段时,用到一个词,alarm clock  名词n.闹钟
还有一个词,减肥lose weight

Conversation C
Amy: You’re only charging $5? That’s cheap.
Emaa: I tole the mall’s other store managers about the event. Many of them donated money to buy the food.
Amy: That’s wonderful.
Emma: Everyone is welcome.
Jack: But you don’t have space for everyone in town.
Emma: Most people already have plans, like you two. But some don’t have plans, so this event is for those people.
Jack: That’s great.

Information Desk
invite someone to something邀请某人去某地(某处)
get together with family and friends 与亲友团聚
get together with someone 与某人相聚
if you are one of those people then you can do something

Super Sentence Man
I am joining … for …
I am joining a friend for dinner tonight.

Calendar Phrase
What are you going to make? 你要做哪些菜?
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在今天节目最后,Tom还提到另一个常碰到的词组,beach volleyball 沙滩排球

大家说英语2009年11月23日课程学习笔记

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今天是11月23日,周一,马上开始本周的课程。大家说英语2009年11月23日课程学习笔记
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(Andrea老师的开场白)
Hi everyone, and welcome to a new week of learning together right here at the mall. My name is Andrea.
In this week, we’re talking about a very special holiday. The holiday is Thanksgiving. And the title of today’s lesson is Happy Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving.
We have many happy things to talk about together this week.
Friends, here is your Find It Question for today’s lesson: what can Jason do on Thursday?

Information Desk ( Christina老师的讲台 )
1、 Thanksgiving 名词n.感恩节
2、 holiday 名词n.节日;假日
3、 American 形容词adj.美国的
4、 country 名词n.国家
5、 turkey 名词n.火鸡;火鸡肉
感恩节在美国是一个重要的节日,通常是11月的第四个星期四。
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Conversation A(在对话中,Emma、Pam、Amy、Jack、Tom、Jason等都会经常出现)
Pam: Hi, Jason. What are you doing for Thanksgiving ?
Jason: I don’t know, Pam. When is Thanksgiving?
Pam: Thanksgiving is this Thursday.
Jason: Oh. I’m not working on Thursday.
Pam: I know. Thanksgiving is a holiday. Many people get the day off.
Jason: I’m glad. I can sleep more on Thursday.
Pam: But what about Thanksgiving.
Jason: I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving.
本段对话中,What are you doing for Thanksgiving ?其实就是What are your plans for Thanksgiving?
本段也给出了今天问题的答案,Jason can sleep more on Thursday.
day off 休假;休息日

Conversation B
Pam: Why don’t you celebrate Thanksgiving?
Jason: Thanksgiving is an American holiday. I don’t know much about American holidays.
Pam: Other countries celebrate Thanksgiving too. But they don’t celebrate on the same day.
Jason: We don’t celebrate this holiday at home.
Pam: That’s too bad. I love Thanksgiving.
Jason: Why do you love it?
本段中的at home,其实是指“在故乡;在家乡”的意思。

Conversation C
Pam: I really love Thanksgiving food. I love turkey. Do you like turkey?
Jason: I guess so.
Pam: I also love my family’s Thanksgiving customs. We do them every year.
Jason: You can celebrate this holiday with your family. I am happy for you.
Pam: Jason, you can celebrate with us. Tom and Amy are coming too.
Jason: Really? OK, thanks.

Information Desk
在中文日常讲话中,我们常说过生日、过节、过新年,在对应的英文中,这个“过”一般译成celebrate.

Word Power(周一例行节目)
This week, we’re having Thanksgiving dinner. You’re invited it. At Thanksgiving dinner, most people eat turkey. A turkey is a big bird. Turkey tastes very good.
turkey 名词n.火鸡肉;火鸡
Many people also eat stuffing with turkey. Stuffing is made of bread and vegetables.
stuffing 名词n.塞物;(塞于鸡鸭腹中的)填料;装馅
You can also put gravy on your turkey and stuffing. Gravy is a kind of sauce. Gravy adds a special flavor to your food.
gravy 名词n.肉汁;(作调味用的)卤
You can also eat your turkey with cranberry sauce. Cranberry sauce is red and it’s made from cranberries.
cranberry 名词n.蔓越橘;小红莓;曼越莓;酸莓
What else can you eat at Thanksgiving? You can eat mashed potatoes. Mashed potatoes taste great.
mashed potatoes 名词n.土豆泥
Corn is a yellow and white vegetable. You can eat your corn with nothing on it. Or you can put some butter on it.
corn 名词n.【美】【澳】【加】玉米
Now it’s time for dessert. Most people have pie for dessert for Thanksgiving. There are different kinds of pie. You can have apple pie, cherry pie or pumpkin pie. Which do you like the best? I like apple pie.
pie 名词n.派(酥壳有馅的饼);馅饼
Hmmm, I am full. I hope you enjoy our Thanksgiving dinner. Remember all these words the next time you celebrate Thanksgiving, and you’ll have word power.

Calendar Phrase
What are you doing for Thanksgiving?感恩节时你要做什么?
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今天的对话中,还有一个句式要熟练运用:
You can . . . with your . . .
例句有:You can celebrate your birthday with your friends.