A: Where are you from? 你来自哪里啊?
B: I am from Shanghai.What about you? 我来自上海，你呢?
A: I am from Beijing. Have you been to Beijing? 我是北京人，你去过北京吗?
B: No. I have never been to Beijing. What's Beijing like?没有。我从没去过。北京像什么样啊?
A: Beijing is a big city with many modern buildings. The famous Forbidden City is in Beijing. There are also many delicious foods in Beijing. You can eat different food from different cities in China.北京是一个拥有许多现代建筑的大城市，的紫禁城就在那儿。北京还有许多美食，在那儿，你可以吃到来自中国各个地方的食物。
B: Those sound really exciting. What's the weather like in Beijing?
A: It can be really cold in winter. I suggest that you come in autumn. It's very beautiful. 冬天非常冷，我建议你秋天去，那时的北京很漂亮。
A: Yes, I will go to visit Beijing for sure. Can you be my guide?嗯，我一定会去的。你能做我的向导吗?
B: Yes, no problem. 当然，没问题。
A: Thank you. See you in Beijing. 谢谢!那咱们北京见了哦。
B: You are welcome. See you.不用谢。再见!
A: Excuseme, Madam. Where is the post office?
B: Oh,it's near the airport.
A: Couldyou tell me how to get there? / Could you tell me how can I get there?
B: OK. Goahead for about 100 meters. It's on your left. You can't miss it.
A: Doesthis road lead to the People's Park, too? I'm a stranger here.
B: No.The People's Park is quite far away from here.
A: Thenhow can I go there?
B: Well,go down this street, turn right at the second crossing and you will see a bus Stop. You can take No. 303 bus and get offat the fifth stop. Then you will see the People's Park on your left.
A: Thankyou very much!
B: You'rewelcome. / My pleasure. Bye-bye.
1. Isthere a cafe/washing room/WC nearby? 请问附近有咖啡吧/洗手间/厕所吗?
2. Isthere a hotel / restaurant nearby? 请问附近有旅馆/餐馆吗?
3. Excuseme. Could you tell me the way to the airport?
4. Excuseme. Which is the way to the No. 1 Middle School?
A: Why do you look so gloomy? What are you looking for?
B: My dissertation. I put it somewhere last night and I can't find it now.
A: Did you finish typing yesterday?
B: Yes, I kept on typing it until midnight, but it is lost.
A: Don't worry about it. It must be somewhere in your room. Let's see where you put it. Have you searched your drawers and the desk?
B: Yes, but there is nothing inside the drawers or on the desk.
A: How about the shelf?
B: I've searched everywhere. Where on earth did I put it?
A: Don't get upset over it. At least you have another week to go.
B: I have been working on it for a whole month and it's too late to write another. Just think of all my hard work that goes for nothing. How could I do such a thing?
A: Cheer up! What I meant was that you can find it sometime during a week. There is no need to write a new one. Oh, what's this? Is this your dissertation?
B: Let me see. Yes, that's it. Where did you find it?
A: You’ve put it among these journals.
B: My poor memory. Thank you very much.
1. 固定搭配“finish + doing sth.”表示“完成某事”。
2. 词组“on earth”意思是“究竟，到底”。
3. 习惯用语“go for nothing”意思是“竹篮子打水一场空，到头来什么也没得到”，也作“劳而无功”讲。