英语对话短文

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  • Dental work is usually quite expensive. Appointments are usually made far in advance, but many dentists will try to fit you if you have an urgent problem. 牙医行业通常索价高昂,而且看牙医一般都老早预约。 但是如果你……

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  • Its usually best to go to a doctor that someones has recommended. In an emergency, you should go directly to the emergency entrance of the nearest hospital. Medical services in the United States are generally very expensive. 平时最好上别……

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  • People often ask about health out of politeness. This is a very common way to begin a conversation. 人们常常出于礼貌问候健康。这是开始交谈时常说的话题。 1.A: Hows your father been? B: Hes been out of work for a cou……

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  • \Cocktail parties are popular for both business and social functiongs. They may be casual or formal and are often held between 6:00 and 8:00 in the evening. Drinks and hors doeuvres or snacks are usually served. 为商务和社交的目的举……

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  • Fast food restaurants are popular in the United States for quick, inexpensive meals or snacks. You order your food and take it to a table yourself. If you order your food to go, you take it out of the restaurant. Tipping is not necessary in……

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  • Dinner time varies somewhat in the United States. In small towns it may be as early as 5:00, while in large cities it may be as late as 9:00. Its best to call for a reservation in expensive or well-known restaurants. 在美国吃晚餐的时间……

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  • Lunch is usually served between noon and 2:00. Sandwiches are a very popular quick lunch in both the United States and Canada. 午餐通常从中午供应到下午两点。 在美国和加拿大, 三明治是极大众化的午间快餐食品……

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  • Coffee shops are popular, reasonably priced restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a snack. 咖啡馆是大众化的,价格公道的餐馆。在这里可以吃早餐,午餐和晚餐,也可以只吃点点心。 1.A: Youre hav……

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  • Both team sports and individual sports are extremely popular in the United States. Dont be afraid to try a sport you havent played before. People are usually willing to help beginners. 在美国,无论是集体的或个人的运动项目,……

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  • There are three nationwide television networks in the United States: the American Broadcasting Company(ABC), the Columbia Broadcasting Company(CBS) and the National Broadcasting Company(NBC). There is also a public broadcasting network(PBS)……

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  • Going to the theater is very popuar and shows are often sold out far in advance. It is a good idea to buy your tickets in advance if you want to see a particular show. It is not necessary to tip the person who shows you to your seat in a th……

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  • Its OK to make plans with friends at the last minute. Its more polite, however, to make them ahead of time. 临时作出计划约请朋友是可以的,但是提前安排好计划则更为礼貌. 1.A: How about going to hear a country-and-we……

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  • In the United States girls and boys usually begin to go out on dates when they are 14 or 15. Typical dates include going to the movies, going dancing or going to a party. 美国的男女孩子通常到十四,五岁时开始外出约会. 典型……

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  • Clothing sizes are measured differently in the United States from the way theyre measured in countries where the metric system is used. 美国服装尺寸的量法和使用公制单位的国家不一样. 1.A: Are you being helped? B: No. Wh……

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  • Many barber shops or hair stylists now cut both mens and womens hair. Prices vary considerably and its sometimes necessary to make an appointment. 许多专理男发或女发的理发店现在男女法均理. 理发的价格相差很大,而且……

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  • Every mailing address in the United States has a ZIP code which should be used whenever possible. Post offices are generally open from 8:30 to 5:00 from Monday to Friday and until noon on Saturday. 美国每一个通信地址都编有邮政号……

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  • Banking hours are usually from 9:00 to 3:00, Monday to Friday. Sometimes you cant get service in a bank unless you have an account there. 1.A: Id like to change these pesos, please. B: How do you want them? A: It doesnt make any difference.……

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  • In smaller cities and towns, its usually quite easy to find a room to rent. This is especially true in towns where universities or college are located. 1.A: Do you take in students? B: Yes. If you dont mind sharing room, theres one availabl……

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  • Hotel and motel rates vary considerably. In major cities and resort areas, it is advisable to have reservations. 1.A: Do you have any vacancies? B: Yes, we have a nice room on the fourth floor. A: How much is it? B: $45.00 a night, plus t a……

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  • The interstate highway system makes long-distance travel by car fast and convenient. Interstate highways are clearly marked with numbers: odd numbers mark north and south routes and even numbers mark east and west routes. Such toll roads as……

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  • When you buy gas, you should tell the attendant whether you want unleaded, regular or premium gas. You can either ask for a special amount, such as ten dollars worth, or you can ask the attendant to fill it up. If the attendant fills it up,……

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  • It is possible to use a foreign license when driving in the United States, but it is a good idea to have an international drivers license. It you do not have an internationally recognized credit card, a large deposit is usually required to……

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  • You can go to a travel agency or talk directly to the airlines to make air travel arrangements. Remember that some cities have more than one airport. Be sure you know which airport and terminal your flight leaves from. 1.A: I want to fly to……

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  • There are subway systems in several cities in the US. New York City has an extensive and rather complicated rapid transit system. Each train is designated by a letter or a number, but most New Yorkers refer to them by such names as the Broa……

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  • Long-distance travel by train is not as common in the United Stated as it many other parts of the world. Most train travel is in the Northeast Corridor linking Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Special express t……

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  • Taxi fares vary from city to city. In some cities, taxis have meters that tell you the fare. For long rides, it is a good idea to ask in advance what the approximate fare will be. This is especially true if youre taking a taxi from an airpo……

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  • In cities, buses have letters or numbers indicating their routes. Usually the exact fare is required because you cant get change on a bus. Long-distance travel by bus is common throughout the United States and Cannda. It is an inexpensive,……

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  • It is usually necessary to make an appointment with a doctor, dentist or lawyer. You should call as far in advance as possible. 1.A: Would Dr. Block be able to see me at 9:30 tomorrow? B: Im sorry, but she wont have any openings until 11:00……

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  • People are usually helpful when you ask for directions. You should try to have the exact address and be as specific as possible. Telephone directories are the most common sourse of addresses. Remember that many cities and some towns are bui……

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  • When using a public telephone, be sure to read the directions carefully before dialing. 1.A:Hello. Can I speak to Yolanda, please? B:Hold on, please. A:Thank you. B:Sorry, but shes out. A:Would you tell her Tom Gray called? B:Id be glad to.……

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