Professor: Today Ryan is meeting for coffee with his friend Alice, who he hasn't seen for a few months. Ryan has been working out a lot during that time and has gotten in really fantastic shape.
Professor: Amir just became an American citizen, and this year he is voting in his first American election. Today he is having breakfast with his wife, Sharon, and they're talking about the upcoming election.
Amir正在申请成为美国公民，今天，他要去见移民律师John, 听听他的建议。John: Hi Amir, it's nice to meet you. I'm happy you want to become a US citizen.Amir: Thank you, John. I'm very excited, but I'm also a little worried about how long and complicated the process can be.
Professor: Today is Craig's first day at his new job, but he got lost on his way to the office so he's really late. In this first section he is talking to his co-worker, Tina, about the best way to get to work.
Craig刚搬来纽约，第一天到新公司上班，却迷路了，只好向别人问路。Professor: That's right, Winnie. In this first part, Craig stops to ask a policeman for help.
Craig被纽约一家大公司录用，今天第一天上班。他刚搬来纽约不久，对公司周围的路不太熟，为了保险起见，他决定打车去公司--take a taxi。