Thursday, December 18, 2008

Speak English Like an American Chapter 4 Vocabulary

1. Butt in- 打岔
2. Drive one crazy- 使某人抓狂
3. To go into- 投入(某一個行業)
4. Green with envy- 羨慕極了
5. Gung ho- 非常熱誠地
6. Head and shoulders above- 勝過,超越
7. Hit the nail on the head- 一針見血,切中要害
8. Be on thin ice- 處在危險境地
9. Pay (someone) a compliment- 稱贊(某人)
10. Shake in one’s shoes- 害怕到發抖
11. Shut up- 閉嘴
12. Way to go- 做得好

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss

The 50 words:
a, am, and, anywhere, are, be, boat, box, car, could, dark, do, eat, eggs, fox, goat, good, green, ham, here, house, I, if, in, let, like, may, me, mouse, not, on, or, rain, Sam, say, see, so, than, that, the, them, there, they, train, tree, try, will, with, would, you

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Chapter 3 Vocabulary

Beside the point- 話不對題
To blow something- 搞砸了
Buckle down- 靜下心來
Can't stand- 無法忍受
Cut class- 翹課
Get real- 實際點吧
Have your heart set on something- 十分想要
Hit the books- 專心讀書
A lost cause- 無法做到(的事情)
Not give a hoot- 不在乎
Over one's head- 超出人的能力
Slack off- 不專心,分心
(Don't) stand a chance- 毫無希望

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Chapter 2 Phrases

Change one’s mind- 改變心意
Easier said than done- 說比做容易
Get canned- 被炒魷魚
Hang in there- 撐著點
If worse comes to worse- 若情況越來越糟
Keep your chin up- 保持樂觀
The last resort- 最後的方法
Live from hand to mouth- 剛好可以糊口
Look on the bright side-保持樂觀
Make ends meet- 收入勉強夠
Make up your mind- 做決定
Out of work- 沒有工作
Right hand man- 得力助手
Set eyes on- 設立目標
Stab someone in the back- 暗箭傷人
Be stressed out- 壓力很大
Tell (someone) off- 咆哮
Thank goodness- 謝天謝地(菩薩有保佑)
Think big- 雄心壯志
What’s the matter?-怎麼了?
When pigs fly- 癡心妄想

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Monday, September 29, 2008

Power Team First Recording

These are the results of the first time our class recorded their thoughts. Everyone did very well, and I saw great progress in many of you who have very good organization in your speaking this time. Here are the videos, in no particular order. (Brian and Ben, I'm sorry! The files for your videos had some problems, we will redo them next class.)