Five Did you tip the bellboy?零距离学美语口语2009-08-04
A It is the custom to give tips to waiters in restaurants and taxi drivers.
Two We’ll just get a doggie bag. 我们就将剩菜打包。 1 Introduction零距离学美语口语2009-08-04
A It is impolite to begin a meal until everyone is seated. It is also considered impolite to chew food with an open mou
Unit 1 Differences in Culture and Customs零距离学美语口语2009-08-04
One You must have been here a long time already.
A Being on time is considered good manners. It’
Four How much did this painting cost?零距离学美语口语2009-08-04
A Many Americans love adventures. They are often interested in exploring other cultures when they have a chance to
Three Have you wrapped your Christmas presents?零距离学美语口语2009-08-04
A Whereas the most important holiday in China is Spring Festival (also known as the Chinese New Y
Six A shouting match?零距离学美语口语2009-08-04
一场争吵比赛？ 1 Introduction
A American humor often confuses the Chinese. The American sense of the comedic is quite different from the Chinese. When Americans tell
Five You can’t change a child’s behavior by using force!零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
In America, children are well protected by law. If parents beat or kick their kids a
Three Why did your parents have so many?零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
为什么你父母要这么多孩子？ 1 Introduction
A Many American couples that can not have a baby come to Asia to adopt babies.
Four International Marriage.涉外婚姻 1 Introduction零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
A Perhaps more than ever before, people from very different cultures marry each other. Such intercultural and interracial marriages have b
Unit 3 Family零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
One Modern dating
现代约会 1 Introduction
A For millions of singles, e-mail has become an essential tool in the dating game. It's a good tool for casually getting to k
Two Here comes the bride.零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
A Some American men have this thinking - why buy the cow if you can get all your milk free?
Two Do you believe in palmistry?你相信手相术吗？ 1 Introduction零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
A In America, thirteen is considered to be a superstitious number. So some buildings don’t have the thirteenth floor, instead
Unit 2 Beliefs零距离学美语口语2009-08-03
One Do you believe in God?
你有什么宗教信仰吗？ 1 Introduction
A Most Westerners are Christians. Some go to churches as often as twice a week, some less often. Religi
Unit 4 Entertainment零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
One Let’s take a vacation!
A Americans are very mobile, and travel is very popular for many people. In America, when people tak
Two I love going to the mall.零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
A Clothing is pretty expensive in America. As a general rule prices are fixed, so don’t try bargaining for anything, ex
Three How often do you work out?零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
每隔多久锻炼一次？ 1 Introduction
A Concerning physical exercise, American men and women, boys and girls, generally fall into one of two categories. Many Ame
Unit 5 Employment零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
One How is your job search going?
你的工作找得怎么样了？ 1 Introduction
The textbooks and classes in school and college can only teach some of the materials for work. B
Two Have you ever bought any insurance?零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
你买过保险吗？ 1 Introduction
A Many more people buy insurance in America than in China. One reason is that Americans have more cars and they must
Unit 6 Housing 住房问题零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
One Do you rent an apartment or own it?
The issue of housing is something that China and America generall
Two My mom likes to live alone.零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
For several reasons, many retired Americans choose not to live with their grown children. Even elderly widows and widowe
Unit 7 Social Issues零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
One Breaking the law.
Most Americans never have any contact with the police except for traffic violations. However，when other
Two About society.零距离学美语口语2009-08-02
关于社会 1 Introduction
A Some people find it’s very meaningful to be kind to the young and care for the old. America is a wealthy nation, but it has many problems