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中国时间: 05:19 2016年12月08日星期四

YOLO美语 第二十二课

  • 美国之音

Summary 简介

Anna and her producer, Amelia, are planning the new children's show. Anna has lots of ideas for the show. Will Amelia like them and work well with Anna?

Anna和制片人Amelia正在筹划新的儿童节目。Anna有很多设想。Amelia能帮Anna做到吗?

Speaking 口语

Learn to pronounce the new words for this lesson and how to talk about your favorite season and vacation activities.

看视频学单词。学习如何说你最喜欢什么季节,度假喜欢做些什么。

Pronunciation 发音

Use this video to learn how to do shadowing, or repeating soon after you hear a native speaker.

Conversation 对话

Anna: Washington, D.C. has four seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn or fall. My favorite season is summer because of summer vacation!Hey, that will be a great subject for my new work assignment -- the children’s show. I can teach what families in the U.S. do during summer vacation.Today, I’m planning the show with Amelia. This is the first time we are working together. I hope we can work well together. Hi, Amelia!
Amelia: Hi, Anna! So, what are we going to talk about on the first show?
Anna: I want to talk about summer vacation.
Amelia: That will be fun! Are you going on vacation this summer?
Anna: No. This summer I am too busy.
Amelia: That’s too bad.
Anna: It’s okay. I can go on vacation next summer. This show will be a lot of fun too!
Amelia: So, Anna, what’s the plan for the show?
Anna: First, we’re going to introduce the subject. Then we can show pictures and video.
Amelia: We can show tons of video!
Anna: Right! We can interview children and have guests, too.
Amelia: Kids can ask us questions.
Anna: Great idea! Finally, we can read the questions and tell them where to learn more.
Amelia: Okay, let’s try it!
Anna: Let’s do it!
Anna: Hi there! And welcome to … Amelia, we don’t have a name for the show.
Amelia: We’ll think of a name later. For now, we'll call it “The Show.”
Anna: Great. Hi there! And welcome to “The Show.”
Anna: Today we are going to take you on a summer vacation! You will see popular things to do on vacation!
Anna: One is camping. When you go camping, you cook, sleep and play outdoors!
Amelia: When I go camping, Anna, I like to go hiking and fishing.
Anna: Me, too. Those are fun things to do when you go camping!
Anna: These people are hiking.
Amelia: Okay, let’s talk about the next vacation.
Anna: Another popular summer vacation is going to an amusement park. At an amusement park, you go on rides and eat lots of fun food!
Amelia: I love cotton candy … !
Anna & Amelia: and rollercoasters!
Amelia: This show is going to be a lot of fun.
Anna: I know!
Anna: This is riding a rollercoaster!
Amelia: Whoooo! What is the last vacation?
Anna: One of the most popular vacations is … going to the beach!
Anna & Amelia: I love the beach!
Anna: When I see that blue ocean, I want to leave Washington, D.C. immediately and go to the beach!
Anna: Maybe next summer.
Amelia: But right now, it’s time to work!
Anna: Right. Until next time ...

Writing 写作

What is your favorite season? What do you like to do when you go on a vacation? Tell us about the next vacation you plan to go on. Write to us by email or in the Comments section. Click on the image below to download the Activity Sheet and practice with a friend.

你最喜欢什么季节?你出门度假喜欢做些什么?评论或是发邮件,告诉我们你下次出门度假的计划。下载练习页,跟朋友一起练。

Activity Sheet Lesson 22

Activity Sheet Lesson 22

Learning Strategy 学习技巧

Learning Strategies are the thoughts and actions that help make learning easier or more effective.

The learning strategy for this lesson is Plan. When we learn a new language, planning helps us to continue to learn well.

本课的学习技巧是规划。学习一门新语言,合理规划会对你有很大帮助。

In the video, you can see Amelia and Anna planning for the new children's show. Notice how they talk about a list of the things they will do. "First, we’re going to introduce the subject. Then we can show pictures and video. ... We can interview children and have guests too. Great idea! Finally, we can read the questions and tell them where to learn more."

在视频中,我们看到Amelia和Anna是如何规划新儿童节目的。她们把打算做的事列出来,“首先我们要介绍主题,然后展示图片和视频...我们可以采访孩子和嘉宾。好主意!最后,我们可以读一些提问,告诉大家去哪里找更多信息。”

How do you plan when using or learning English? Write to us in the Comments section or send us an email. Teachers, see the Lesson Plan for more details on teaching this strategy.
你在学习英语时是如何规划的?评论或是发邮件告诉我们。

Quiz 测试

​Listen to short videos and test your listening skills with this quiz.

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New Words 新词汇

amusement park - n. a place that has many games and rides (such as roller coasters and merry-go-rounds) for entertainment
amusement park - 名词,游乐场
beach - n. an area covered with sand or small rocks that is next to an ocean or lake
beach - 名词,沙滩
camping - n. the activity of sleeping outdoors in a tent usually for enjoyment
camping - 名词,野外宿营
cotton candy - n. candy made from sugar that is boiled, spun into a soft material using a special machine, and then wound around a stick
cotton candy - 名词,棉花糖
fishing - n. the sport or business of catching fish
fishing - 名词,钓鱼
guest - n. a usually well-known person who is invited to appear or perform on a program
guest - 名词,嘉宾
hike - n. to walk a long distance especially for pleasure or exercise
hike - 名词,远足
immediately - adv. without any delay
immediately - 副词,立即
introduce - v. to speak briefly to an audience about something that is about to begin
introduce - 动词,介绍
kid - n. a young person
kid - 名词,孩子
outdoors - adv. outside a building or not inside a building
outdoors - 副词,户外
plan - n. a set of actions that have been thought of as a way to do or achieve something
plan - 名词,计划
plan - v. to think about and arrange the parts or details of (something) before it happens or is made
plan - 动词,计划,规划
right - adv. in a direct course or manner
right - 副词,正确地
right now = immediately
right now = immediately
rollercoaster - n. a ride at an amusement park which is like a small, open train with tracks that are high off the ground and that have sharp curves and steep hills
rollercoaster - 名词,过山车
season - n. one of the four periods into which the year is commonly divided
season - 名词,季节
subject - n. the person or thing that is being discussed or described
subject - 名词,主要人物或话题
swimming - n. the sport or activity of moving through water by moving your arms and legs
swimming - 名词,游泳
vacation - n. a period of time that a person spends away from home, school, or business usually in order to relax or travel
vacation - 名词,度假
The Four Seasons:
四季
spring - n. the season when plants and trees begin to grow
spring - 名词,春季
summer - n. the warmest season of the year
summer - 名词,夏季
autumn - n. the third season of the year, when crops and fruits are gathered and leaves fall
autume - 名词,秋季
winter - n. the coldest season of the year
winter - 名词,冬季

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Free Materials 免费学习材料

Word Book

Word Book

Download the VOA Learning English Word Book for a dictionary of the words we use on this website.

Each Let's Learn English lesson has an Activity Sheet for extra practice on your own or in the classroom. In this lesson, you can use it to practice describing people.

For Teachers 教师资源

Lesson Plan - Lesson 22

Lesson Plan - Lesson 22

​See the Lesson Plan for this lesson for ideas and more teaching resources. Send us an email if you have comments on this course or questions.

Grammar focus: Talking about a sequence of events using going to to talk about future events

Topics: Vacations; Seasons

Learning Strategy: Planning

Speaking & Pronunciation Focus: Talking about plans; vacation activities; shadowing and summarizing

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