- that reminds me
- by the way
|[JOAN] Oh, Todd, did I tell you?|
|[JOAN] Al and I just bought a house.|
|[TODD] Really? Congratulations!|
|[JOAN] Thanks! Actually, we’re a little nervous about it.|
|[TODD] I can imagine. Buying a house is a big decision.|
|[JOAN] Yes, it is. Anyway, we’re having some people over on Saturday night.|
|[TODD] A housewarming party!|
|[JOAN] Exactly. Al and I were hoping you and Angela could come.|
|[TODD] Well, I’m
|[TODD] But Angela probably can’t come. Her mothers’s sick.|
|[JOAN] Oh, that’s too bad.|
|[TODD] Yeah. Angela’s in Las Vegas, taking care of her.|
|[JOAN] I understand. Well, I’m happy you can come.|
|[TODD] Ah! That reminds me. Angela’s birthday’s in two weeks. I’m thinking about having a party for her.|
|[TODD] And I’d like you and Al to come.|
|[JOAN] We’d be
|Zach and I just bought a house.|
|Carla just got promoted.|
|Bill just got promoted to vice president.|
|Did you just go to the
|We should get together for dinner this week. What does your
|Great! I’m definitely coming.|
|Thanks - I’d be delighted.|
|DANA: OK, let’s see … Who’s invited to the party?|
|JONATHAN: Natasha. She is
|DANA: Great! How about Michael?|
|DANA: Too bad! Anyway, Laurie
|DANA: And Kylie said ‘
|DANA: Maybe … or
- How was traffic ?
- Can I get you something to drink?
- whine [waɪn]
|[SOPHIE] Oh, so good to see you. I’ve missed you so much.|
|[NANI] Me too!|
|[NANI] hey, Eric.|
|[ERIC] Hi, Nani, Great to see you.|
|[NANI] So, come in, come in. Make yourselves at home.|
|[NINA] Here - you can put those over there.|
|[ERIC] That would be lovely, thanks.|
|[SOPHIE] Yes, Please.|
|[SOPHIE] Ummm, cup of tea?|
|[NINA] So how was your trip?|
|[SOPHIE] Yeah, it was fine, thanks.|
|[ERIC] I was just wondering how much further we had to go.|
|[ERIC] Nina, your flat is lovely.|
|[NINA] Well, as you can see, there’s not much here yet.|
|[NINA] No sofa, no curtains.|
|[SOPHIE] Yeah, that’s OK.|
|[SOPHIE] We can sleep on the floor.|
|[SOPHIE] What? Come on, stop it!|
|[ERIC] No, it’s not right.|
|[SOPHIE] Of course, we can.|
|[ERIC] It’s inappropriate.|
|[ERIC] I really liked the ones with tomato. They were the best.|
|[SOPHIE] Nina, let’s go and see it.|
|[SOPHIE] The shop.|
|[SOPHIE] Yeah !|
|[NINA] You want to see it?|
|[SOPHIE] Course, I do.|
|[NINA] It’s a bit late.|
|[SOPHIE] No, it isn’t. Come on.|
|[SOPHIE] I know it’s a big step for you.|
|[SOPHIE] And, um, speaking of big steps …|
|[SOPHIE] Eric and I have something we want to tell you …|
|[SOPHIE] We’re going to have a baby!|
Use would you like to politely offer something to your guest
- Would you like something to drink?
- Would you like to have a seat?
Use could or may to make a polite request of your host.
- May I use the restroom?
- Could I have some water?
|MRS. KUMAR: Welcome. Nice to see you.|
|MR. BRADLEY: Very nice to see you, too, Mrs. Kumar.|
|MRS. KUMAR: Please come in.|
|MR. BRADLEY: You have a beautiful home.|
|MRS. KUMAR: Thank you. Would you like to have a seat?|
|MR. BRADLEY: Yes, thanks.|
|MRS. KUMAR: And would you like something to drink ?|
|MR. BRADLEY: Please. Could I have some water?|
|MRS. KUMAR: Of course.|
If you have a drink, you can say to your and cheers to offer a toast.
To your new job! Cheers!
- To your new baby. Cheers!
- To your retirement. Cheers!
You can use it’s crazy to react to both good and bad news.
- I was surprised to get this great promotion. It’s crazy.
It felt terrible to get fired. It's totally crazy.
Absolutely, It’s right over there
- great - wonderful - delightful - 美好的/美妙的/令人愉悅的
- fun - enjoyable
- happy - glad - pleased
- beautiful - lovely - gorgeous - 漂亮的/可愛的/華麗的 [‘ɡɔrdʒəs]
- delicious - tasty - yummy
|[ERIC] Have you got everything?||你的東西都齊了嗎？|
|[SOPHIE] I think so.|
|[ERIC] I’ll take that.|
|[SOPHIE] OK, thanks.|
|[SOPHIE] Well, that’s us then.|
|[NINA] Thanks for coming.|
|[SOPHIE] Your shop’s really lovely.|
|[SOPHIE] You must come to us next time, okay?|
|[NINA] I will.|
|[ERIC] It was lovely to see again.|
|[NINA] And you.|
|[SOPHIE] take care.|
|[ERIC] Good luck with the shop.|
|[NINA] Drive safely.|
|[NINA] All right, Bye.|
Next time, it’s our turn to host.
I’m glad you enjoyed it. enjoyedit
- The price of petrol is really going up.
- I definitely need some gas.
- Do you have the car keys?
|That’s exactly right!||Spot on!|
|Do you have a pen?||Have you got a pen?|
- I hope to see you again soon.
- I hope that I see you again soon.
- A: I hope to see you again soon.
- B: I hope so, too.
|TODD to Joan|
|Dear Joan, Thank you for inviting me to your housewarming party.|
|I had a really good time. Your new home is lovely.|
|And the food was delicious.|
|I hope that I see you and Al again soon.|
|Sincerely, Todd. [sɪnˈsɪəli]|
|[TODD] Oh, uh, Joan. Your, um, party was wonderful. I really enjoyed myself. Your new home is beautiful. And I loved the food.|
|[TODD] I hope to see you and Al again soon.|
|[JOAN] I hope so, too. Actually, you’ll see me very soon. We, uh, have a meeting in five minutes.|