PROGRAMME 35 PART I - The Dialogue 这一讲是第34讲的继续,在这一讲里,Tom告诉Jenny和Richard他星期六做了什么。
JENNY: OK. OK. Let's change the subject!What did you do on Saturday, Tom?
TOM:(不好意思地说)What did I do?Er... Well, you won't believe this but actually...I watched TV.
EFA-35-1.jpg JENNY: Watched TV on a beautiful Saturday afternoon? You're joking!
TOM: Well, my daughter wanted to watch,and... um... it was only for about an hour.  Anyway, I went to sleep.
JENNY: Went to sleep! What was the programme?
从这段对话我们知道,Tom在看电视的时候睡着了。请你仔细听下去,听一听他看的是什么节目。
PART II - Vocabulary conversation [kɔnvə'seiʃən] 对话
a kangaroo [kæŋgə'ru:] 袋鼠
a question tag ['kwestʃən tæg] 疑问尾句,反意疑问句
sport [spɔ:t] 体育
a vegetable ['vedʒtəbəl] 蔬菜
Before I forget [bə'fɔ:r ai fə'get] 趁我还没忘记
Let's chang.e the subject ['lets 'tjeinʤ ðə 'sʌbʤekt] 我们换一个话题吧
That reminds me ['ðæt rə'maindz mi:] 这使我想到
While I think of it ['wail ai 'ɵiŋk əv ət] 趁我还记得
You won't believe this, but...[ju: 'wəunt bə'li:v ðis bə/bʌt...]你也许不信,不过……
NAME: 
England [ 'iŋgland] 英格兰;英国
PART III - The Lesson 1.  EXPRESSIONS TO CHANGE THE SUBJECT改变话题的说法
a) By the way
b) Let's change the subject
c)  That reminds me
That reminds me, I said I'd be home at 5 o'clock.
d) Before I forget
Before I forget. I can't see you tomorrow.
e)  While I think of it
While I think of it, can I see you on Tuesday?
2. EXPRESSIONS TO DRAW OTHER PEOPLE INTO A CONVERSATION
让别人参加谈话的说法
You're very quiet (Tom).
(Richard) What do you think (of that)?
用反意疑问句使对穷答话,这样就可以使对方参加谈话,或使对话顺利进行下去。
A.  It’s a lovely day, isn't it?
B.  Yes,it is.
A.  You're Mr Lee, aren’t you?
B.  No, I'm not.  (My friend here is Mr Lee.)
反意疑问句句尾可以用降调(如第一例)表示说话人对所说内容相当有把握;句尾也可以用升调(如第二例),表示说话人对所说内容把握不大。
3.EXPRESSION USED BEFORE  MAXING A  SURPRISE STATEMENT
在出入意料的话之前使用的说法
You won't believe this but ...
You won’t believe this but l watched.
TV all night last night.
*在澳大利亚,有的电视台通宵播送节目。
PART IV- Background Material 袋鼠
澳大利亚本地的动物大都是有袋动物。雌性有袋动物的腹部有育儿袋。袋鼠是一种大的有袋动物。它前肢短小,后肢粗大,善于跳跃。它的尾巴粗而长,在跳跃或站立时有助于保持平衡。
Tom,Jenny和Richard乘的渡船从Taronga动物园旁边经过,在这个动物园里就可以看到袋鼠。
你在广播里还可以听到一首歌,选自澳大利亚的一个电视节目,这个节目叫做Skippy因为其中有一只袋鼠名叫Skippy。
歌词是这样的:
Skippy, Skippy, Skippy the bush kangaroo.
Skippy, Skippy, Skippy a friend  ever true.