18.1.3『最简美式口语033』【 18 Again! 2018新年都在晒•朋友圈的十八岁 】中英对照情景对话

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周三主题:Real Life English『最简美式口语033』【18 Again! 新年都在晒·朋友圈的十八岁 中英对照情景对话 


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1.3 地道美语【朋友圈的十八岁】微信互动

新年刚至,朋友圈迅速兴起了新玩法,人人晒起了十八岁的青葱照片。配文:谁还没个18岁…然而,这个瞬间波及整个微信圈的小娱乐——致也年轻过的自己!是个什么梗?今天地道美语就约你聊聊这一场突如其来的集体缅怀青春年华。『最简美式口语033』【18 Again! 新年都在晒·朋友圈的十八岁 


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Dialogue 1

(Jingjing and Mark are chatting on the subway.)

Jingjing: Is this seat taken?

Mark: Go ahead. Oh, Jingjing, it's you!

Jingjing: I'm on my way to work.

Mark: Me too, I'm just looking through -----

Jingjing: Have you noticed any trends in people's posts?

Mark: Yeah. Lately, a lot of people have------years old.

Jingjing: Do you know why that is?

Mark: Let me guess: since it's 2018, someone-------

Jingjing: That's a good guess. This coming year is also -------generation can no longer call themselves teenagers.

Mark: You know what I noticed about all those pictures?

Jingjing:  What was that?

Mark: Fewer of them were selfies.

Jingjing: I don't know if that means------

Mark: Yeah, I guess if you ------ from, you don't have to use a selfie.

Jingjing: The most charming ones are group photos, s------when they were 18 years old.

Mark: Right. It's cool to see what hobbies and interests ---

Jingjing: ----------

Mark: You said it.

Dialogue 2

(Later on, a bunch of people get off the subway, and it is quiet enough to talk again.)

Jingjing: Are you still looking at WeChat moments?

Mark: Kind of. I'm having a look at my subscriptions. T--------of themselves as 18-year-olds.

Jingjing: Does it give the same reason I told you?

Mark: Yeah, and it talks a little about other ------

Jingjing: Is there a general pattern?

Mark: There might be. You know, -------to get involved. Then, a few people make a joke about the joke. Finally everyone forgets about it.

Jingjing: It seems like the 18-year-old posts are ------- I wonder what the joke could be?

Mark: Well, the article predicts that people ------ post pictures of famous people (like Donald Trump or Lù Hán) when they--------

Jingjing: Those would be pretty funny.

Mark: The-----------------videos about them.

Jingjing: How does that work?

Mark: Well, he must have access to the sets at a movie studio. -----the time of the Beijing Olympics. Everyone's wearing those volunteer uniforms.

Jingjing: Let me see. Oh yeah, here's another one -------e Tang dynasty—are eating fresh dates and bananas.

Mark: That one's good for a laugh. Those videos----------

Jingjing: Interesting idea. I wonder what he'd do with the 18-year-old trend.

new words and phrases


from dialogue 1

trends something that more and more people are doing (a general change in the way people are behaving, or a behavior that is very common for a short time)

went viral spread quickly, especially a video posted on social media

post-90s generation people in 1990 or afterwards (but not after 2000)

from dialogue 2

wildly popular so popular that people do/like it without knowing the reason

ice bucket challenge a social media trend, in which people dumped buckets of ice water on themselves and collected money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research (aka ALS ice bucket challenge)

good for a laugh funny, worth seeing/reading just because it's funny


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