一、 祝愿、祝贺和应答 (Good wishes, congratulations and responses)
1.- Well done and congratulations to you. - Thanks very much.
2.- I hope you'll succeed in everything. - So do I.
3.- I wish you success. - Thank you.
4.- We send you our best wishes. - Thank you very much.
5.- Happy new year ! - Happy new year! (The same to you.)
6.- A merry Christ*s to you. - Thank you.
7.- I hope you'll have a good time. - Thank you.
8.- Happy birthday! - Thank you.
二、邀請和应答 (Invitations and responses)
1.- Would you like to come to the party? - Oh yes, thank you.
2.- I hope you can come to the dance next Saturday. - I'm sorry, but I can't.
3.- Will you go dancing with us? - Of course. I'll be glad to.
4.- Will you come to our English Evening? - Yes, thank you.
5.- Would you please give us a talk on English Learning? - OK. When?
6.- You and your friends must come over to my house and see mooncakes. - OK. Thank you very much.
三、表示同意和不同意 (Expressing agreement and disagreement)
1.- I think the shop is closed at this time of day. - No, I think it's open.
2.- I think foreign languages are more interesting than science. - I really can't agree with you. I prefer science.
3.- I think I shall read a book instead. - Good idea. That's much better than watching a bad TV Programme.
4.- I don't think that it's true. He's always telling strange stories. - I know. But this time I can't decide if he is right or not.
5.- I think Chinese is more popular than any other subject. - Maybe. But I prefer art.
6.- Don't think in Chinese when you're speaking English. - You are quite right.
四、道歉和应答 (Apologies and responses)
1.- Sorry to trouble you. - That's all right.
2.- Oh, I am so sorry. - That's quite all right.
3.- I'm sorry to give you so much trouble. - No trouble at all.
4.- I'm soory. I lost the key to your bike. - It doesn't *tter.
5.- Sorry to have kept you waiting for a long time. - It doesn't *tter.
6.- You haven't paid for it yet. - Oh, I'm really very sorry.
五、劝告和建议 (Advice and suggestions)
1.- The park isn't far from here. Shall we walk there? - OK.
2.- You'd better close the windows. It's cold in the room. - All right.
3.- If you are not better by then, I'll take you to see the doctor. - OK. Thank you very much.
4.- You must look after yourself and keep healthy. - Yes, I will. Thanks.
5.- The museum is very far from here. Let'catch a bus, shall we? - OK. Let's catch a bus.
6.- You must remember the saying: Whatever you do, do it well. - Thank you for your advice.
六、打电话 (Making telephone calls)
1.- Hello! - Hello, Bill? - No, this is Sam. - Hi, Sam. This is Mike. How are you?
2.- Hello. - Hello. May I speak to Mr Green?
3.- No. 5 Middle School. - Mr Green, please. - I'm sorry. Mr Green is not in. - When will he be back? - About six this afternoon. - All right. I'll ring again then. - Very well.
4.- Hello! - Hello, Ham Mei. Could I borrow your Chinese-English Dictionary please? - Sorry! It's not a very good line. Could you speak more loudly? - Could I borrow your Chinese-English dictionary? - Sure. I'll bring it to you tomorrow. - Thank you. Goodbye.
七、請求允許和应答 (Asking for permission and responses)
1.- Please let me help you. - No, thanks. I can carry it.
2.- Can I see your licence, please? - OK.
3.- May I call you James? - Of course, if you wish.
4.- Could I borrow a pen, please? - Of course. With pleasure.
5.- Excuse me. May I use your dictionary? - Yes, here you are.
6.- May I ask you several questions? - Yes, of course.
八、提供和应答 (Offers and responses)
1.- May I help you? - Oh yes, thank you.
2.- Let me help you with the bags. - Well, I can *nage all right. Thanks just the same.
3.- Can we help you? - I want to go to hospital. But I can't. My leg hurts.
4.- Must I clean the classroom now? - Oh, you needn't.
5.- Would you like a cup of tea? - Yes, please.
6.- What can I do for you? - I'd like to have an English-English dictionary.
九、问路和应答 (Asking the way and responses)
1.- Excuse me. Where is the washroom, please? - Oh, it's over there.
2.- Excuse me. Can you tell me where the bookshop is? - Look! It's on the other side of the road.
3.- How far is the post office, please? - Only a few kilometers.
4.- Will you please tell me the way to the railway station? - Go down this street. At the end of the road you'll see it.
5.- Excuse me. Could you tell me how I can get to the super*rket? - Go straight along this road. Then go over the bridge and turn right at the bookshop. You'll find it.
1.- What can I do for you? - I'd like some apples.
2.- Where can I buy some stationery? - Let's look at the shopping guide. Oh, it's on the ground Floor.
3.- Could I buy half a kilo oranges? - Certainly. Here you are.
4.- Will you please show me that radio? - Certainly.
5.- How much is the radio? - Ninety yuan.
6.- Good morning, sir. May I help you? - Yes, I'd like to buy a sweather.
十一、谈论天氣 (Talking about the weather)
1.- It's a fine day for a walk. - Yes, the air is nice and clean.
2.- Oh dear! It's very cold today. - Yes, you need to wear warmer clothes.
3.- What's the weather like today? - It's fine.
4.- What's the weather like in your country now? - It's very hot.
5.- Lovely weather, isn't it? - Yes, isn't it?
6.- I missed the weather report this morning. Did you hear it? - Yes. It said partly cloudy today, with a strong wind from The northwest.
十二、时间或日期和应答 (Asking the time or date and responses)
1.- Hi, Mary. What time is it now? - It's about three.
2.- What day is it today? - It's Wednesday.
3.- Excuse me. Could you tell me what time the plane leaves? - Certainly. It leaves at ten in the evening.
4.- What's the time? My watch has stopped. - Let me see. It's five to ten.
5.- Excuse me. Have you got the time? - Yes, it's six twenty.
6.- Excuse me. Could you tell me the time? - Oh sorry, I don't have my watch with me.
十三、約会 (Making appointments)
1.- Are you free next Wednesday evening? I want to go to the cine* with you? - Yes, I'd like to.
2.- When shall we meet, this evening or tomorrow evening? - I don't mind. Either time is OK.
3.- Are you free later today? - Sorry, I'm free every day except today.
4.- Are you able to come tomorrow morning? - I think so.
5.- Are you free this afternoon? - Oh no. Will this evening be all right?
6.- I'm busy today. What about tomorrow afternoon? - That would be fine. Shall we *ke it nine o'clock?
十四、 禁止和警告 (Prohibition and warnings)
1.- Don't climb that ladder! It's broken. - OK. Thank you.
2.- Look out! There's a car coming. - Oh, thank you.
3.- You mustn't play on the street. It's dangerous. - No, we won't.
4.- Don't touch the *chine when it is working. - No, I won't. Thank you.
5.- You are not allowed to *oke here. - Oh, I'm sorry.
6.- You can't walk your dog in the park. - Oh, I'm sorry. I'll never do it again.
十五、看病 (Seeing the doctor)
1.- I'm feeling tired, doctor. - Have a good rest and then you'll feel better.
2.- How are you feeling today? - I'm feeling even worse.
3.- Doctor, she is not feeling well. - Nothing serious, I hope.
4.- Doctor, do I have to take the medicine before or after meals? - Three times a day after meals.
5.- What's the *tter? - I've got a headache.
6.- What's your trouble? - I've had a pain in my sto*ch since morning.
十六、语言困难( Language difficulties)
1.- I don't quite follow you, Mr Green. Will you please say it again? - OK.
2.- Do you follow what I'm saying? - Sorry, I can't follow you.
3.- I beg your pardon. Will you say it again? - All right.
4.- Will you say it again more slowly? I can't follow you. - OK.
5.- Will you please repeat what you've just said? - OK. I'll repeat what I have said.
6.- I'm sorry, I don't understand French. Do you speak English? - Yes, I do.