19.1.2【地道美语082】New Year’s resolutions 2019新年必做,规定动作,计划别多,一个就够

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周三主题:Real Life English 【最简美式口语082New Year’s resolutions 2019新年必做,规定动作《你的新年打算》计划别多,一个就够

了解今日课堂:

新年新计划—PK迎新第一课的优良传统。Happy New Year! Happy New You! 今年我们不再列任务艰巨的长单,每个人认真思考一个小计划小愿望小打算,立定一个坚定的小心意去认真执行努力完成,不好高骛远,用专注投入的心态做好一件最想做的事,让改变就在当下发生,调用自力,踏实进取,成为更好的自己。

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dialogue 1

Jingjing: Mark, how'd you spend the New Year?

Mark: Huh? It's only just begun. ----------------

Jingjing: I mean the holiday, silly! Did you do anything fun?

Mark: Nothing too spectacular. -------- late in the evening. We walked around the Olympic Park ---------------- headed home. And you?

Jingjing: Some friends reserved KTV for the wee hours of the morning. -------- get up at 1:30 and head out to meet them. -------------------.

Mark: Ha ha. ------------- needed to catch your Zs more than you needed a late night out.

Jingjing: Yeah, I guess. -------New Year's resolutions for this year.

Mark: Oh, I haven't really thought about them much.

Jingjing: ------------- What were they last year?

Mark: Well, I resolved to------------on my phone. But I'm still as addicted as ever to those.

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

Mark: Hmm.  Hey, I stopped drinking alcohol.

Jingjing: Really? I never knew you as a heavy drinker.

Mark: I was, ----------. Now, I haven't had any alcohol --------September—------a sip or two at Christmas.

Jingjing: I'm happy for you, Mark. ----------, and quit drinking in 2018. Keep up the good health!

Mark: Thanks, Jingjing. Tell me about your resolutions.

Jingjing: You always make me guess.-------------------

dialogue 2

Jingjing: Ready to guess?

Mark: I seem to remember ---------------. But I'll take a stab at it.

Jingjing: Do I need to give you a hint?

Mark: Well,-----------------------------------

Jingjing: I'd say so; but that's totally vague. Here's my hint: ------------

Mark: Um, have you------------to have more adventures in 2019?

Jingjing: Yeah, that's pretty much it. You know, ---------, got to see Europe. It was exciting.

Mark: I thought you just -------- England and Ireland.

Jingjing: Yeah, but that was so rushed. --------- work, I felt like it hadn't really happened.

Mark: Yeah, jet lag will do that to --------- in Europe?

Jingjing: 10 days! So, I've resolved to make a trip like that, at least once a year. Even if I travel domestically,-------------------------

Mark: I'm with you on that. So, how will you decide where to go?

Jingjing: I always thought it was cool, in movies, -----a dart at a globe and then picked their ----------------- where the dart hit.

Mark: Chances are, you'll spend 10 days in the ocean.

Jingjing: A cruise, then—-------------, you know.

Mark: ------------------- I'm eager to know what you pick.


new words and phrases

from dialogue 1

the wee hours of the morning after midnight and before most people wake up, 1:00AM-5:00AM

catch your Zs sleep, get enough sleep, get the chance to sleep

You don't strike me as... You don't seem to be... (i.e. You don't strike me as a novel reader. You don't strike me as someone who reads lots of novels.)

from dialogue 2

I seem to remember... Actually, I remember the opposite of what you just said. This is a way of correcting someone without confronting them. (I seem to remember you doing something. i.e. I seem to remember you telling me you would pay for dinner this time.)

in the ballpark close to making a correct guess (often used when guessing how much money something will cost)

travel domestically take a trip within one's home country (opposite of travel internationally)


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