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Monday, September 30, 2013






00:00  Hi, everyone.
00:20  Keywords:
00:27  - band (n)
The school band is having a concert on Friday.
00:37  - pop (n)
Pop music today is different from pop music ten years ago.
00:48  - dance (v)
Little Annabelle loves to dance to music.
00:58  Let's say the keywords together again:
-  band (n)
-  pop (n)
-  dance (v)
01:18  The mission of the day is:
What did Sara like when she was younger?
01:53  Small Town.  Part 1.
Max - Simon, my good man. How is the jukebox coming along?
Simon - It's just fine.  I finished organizing the CDs.
There are some great CDs in there.
Max - There really are.  I like almost every album in there.
Simon - You do, huh?  What about the boy band albums?
Do you like them?
Max - Sure!  They're fun.  Sara really liked those when she was younger.
Renee - Simon, weren't you in a boy band in college?
Simon - Renee.
02:29  Study the keyword:
02:50  - band (n)
04:12  The answer to today's mission is:
Sara liked boy band albums.
04:35  Small Town.  Part 2.
Renee - What was the name of your band again, honey?
Simon - The Pop Rocks. We sang pop music.
Renee - They danced, too.
Max - That's great. Will you  sing a song for us now, Simon?
Simon - Uh, no.
Max - Why not? Simon! Simon! Sing a song!
Simon - No.
Renee - Come on, honey. Please!
 You'll really make my day.
Simon - Oh, all right.
Renee - Yay! Go honey!
05:26  Study the keywords:
06:04  - pop (n)
07:00  - dance (v)
07:33  Song Time
08:11 The Weather Report
08:38  - melody (n)
09:02  - harmony (n)
09:34  Happy Birthday
10:57  - major (n)
11:42  The Weather Report
Take a look at the weather report
Before you go out today
It may be hot, or it may be cold
But spring is on its way
April showers bring May flowers
And hope for a beutiful day
Windy, rainy, hot or cold
Changing every day
Take a look at the weather report
Before you go out today
It may be hot, or it may be cold
But spring is on its way
April showers bring May flowers
And hope for a beutiful day
Windy, rainy, hot or cold
Changing every day
The forecast is for me to know
If spring is here to stay.
13:31  Conversation Replay.
15:00  Calendar Phrase:
Turn up the radio!
Girl.  Oh! I love this song! Turn up the radio!
Boy.  What song is it?
 Girl.  It's my favorite song!  Turn up the radio!
Boy.  Is it a new song?
Girl. No. It's old.  Now turn up the radio!
Boy.  OK, OK!  I'll turn up the radio.
16:20  Question of the day:
What kind of music do you listen to? Why?

Saturday, September 28, 2013



 Do you play any instruments?
Girl.  Hey, Dan,  do you play any instruments?
Boy 1.  Yes. I play the piano.  Do you play any instruments?
Girl.  I play the guitar.  Do you play any instruments Johh?
Boy 2. Yes. I play the drums.
Boy 1.  Wait, Jan plays the guitar, John plays the drums, and I play the piano.
We should all play  together sometime.
Boy 2. Sure! That's a great idea!

Friday, September 27, 2013



    How To
             Talk about music.
  I enjoy all kinds of music.
  I can listen to anything.
  I love music!

Thursday, September 26, 2013


  Small Town.
Simon - Are you serious?
You really think "Can't  Buy Me Love" is the best Beatles song?
Renee - Well, maybe it's not the best.
But it's definitely better than "Twist and Shout".
Simon - You're wrong.
Max - Hey, guys. What are you talking a bout?
Simon - We're talking about The Beatles.
Renee - What's your favorite Beatles song?
Max - Hmm. Probably "Can't Buy Me Love".
Renee - Ha!
Simon - You to are crazy.

Max - Well, thanks for coming over to took at our jukebox, Simon.
Simon - No problem. What's wrong with it?
Renee - It keeps playing the wrong songs.
 Yesterday, Mrs. Moore wanted to listen to a classical song.
Max - She almost feel off the stage when the jukebox started playing rock music.
Simon - That's funny. Well, let me look at it.

Renee - How are you doing, honey?
Simon - I'm fine. I'm organizing the jukebox's CDs a little.
It has a lot of different kinds of music. I forgot about that.
Renee - There's something for everyone. There's jazz, country, blues...
Simon - The Beatles.
Renee - Don't forget Elvis.
Simon - Yes! Max loves Elvis.

Monday, September 23, 2013


00:00  Hi, everybody.
00:19  Keywords:
00:24  - crazy (adj)
Are you crazy? I'm not going to swim in that cold water.
00:38  - stage (n)
Juliet sang on stage during her concert.
00:49  - rock [ rock'n'roll] (n)
April is her first rock consert. She's having fun.
01:04  - jazz (n)
Charles likes all kinds of music, but his favorite is jazz.
01:15  - country [music] (n)
Johnny Cash was one of the most famous country singers.
01:29  Let's say the keywords together again:
 - crazy (adj)
  - stage (n)
  - rock [ rock'n'roll] (n)
  - jazz (n)
  - country [music] (n)
02:04  The mission of the day is:
What are Simon and Renee talking about?
02:40  Small Town.  Part 1.
Simon - Are you serious?
You really think "Can't  Buy Me Love" is the best Beatles song?
Renee - Well, maybe it's not the best.
But it's definitely better than "Twist and Shout".
Simon - You're wrong.
Max - Hey, guys. What are you talking a bout?
Simon - We're talking about The Beatles.
Renee - What's your favorite Beatles song?
Max - Hmm. Probably "Can't Buy Me Love".
Renee - Ha!
Simon - You to are crazy.
03:18  Study the keyword:
03:30  - crasy (adj)
04:20  - crazy about (v)
04:50  the answer to today's mission is:
They are talking about The Beatles.
05:14  Small Toun.  Part 2.
Max - Well, thanks for coming over to took at our jukebox, Simon.
Simon - No problem. What's wrong with it?
Renee - It keeps playing the wrong songs.
 Yesterday, Mrs. Moore wanted to listen to a classical song.
Max - She almost feel off the stage when the jukebox started playing rock music.
Simon - That's funny. Well, let me look at it.
05:44  Study the keywords:
06:16  - stage (n)
07:19  - rock [rock'n'roll] (n)
08:00  Small Town.  Part 3.
Renee - How are you doing, honey?
Simon - I'm fine. I'm organizing the jukebox's CDs a little.
It has a lot of different kinds of music. I forgot about that.
Renee - There's something for everyone. There's jazz, country, blues...
Simon - The Beatles.
Renee - Don't forget Elvis.
Simon - Yes! Max loves Elvis.

Sunday, September 22, 2013



  Who sings this song?
Girl 1.   I really like this song.  I do, too.
It sounds really good.  Who sings this song?
Girl 2.  I don't know.
Girl 1.  I can ask Dan.  Hey, Dan, who sings this song?
Boy.  This song?  It's a very famous song.
Girl.  I know.  Who sings this song?
Boy.  Uh...I'm not sure.
Girl 1. 2.  Ahh! - Who sings this song?!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

 

  Music lesson.
-  Sara is at home.
   She is having a music lesson.
   Sara's teacher, Chris, plays a scale.
   Sara watches Chris.
   Then Sara plays the scale.
   But she plays a lot of wrong notes.
   Chris plays the scale for Sara again.
   Then Sara tries again.
   This time, she plays the right notes.
Chris  - Good job, Sara.  These scales aren't easy.
Practice them some more this week.
Sara  - OK.
Chris  - Now let's play a song.  Which one are you practicing?
Sara  - I'm practicing this one.
Chris  - Good.  Play that one for me.
Very nice, Sara.  But be careful of your rhythm.  Don't rush.
Sara  - Oh, OK.
Chris  - Start again.
Chris  - Great, Sara.  You are a really good piano player.
Sara  - Thanks, Chris. You are a good teacher.
Chris  - Maybe you can be a music teacher one day, too.
Sara  - Do you really think so?
Chris  - Yes. You are smart. And you are kind.
You can be a good teacher.
Sara  - Thanks, Chris!
Hey, can you play one of your songs for me.
I like your music.
Chris  - Sure.

Monday, September 9, 2013


00:00  Hi, everyone.
00:30  Keywords:
00:32  - play (v)
Let's play a song together.
00:41  - note (n)
Can you read music?  What note is this?
00:49  - practice (v)
Practice this sentence.  Then you can say it.
01:00  - piano (n)
Can you play this song on the piano for me?
01:09  - player (n)
Jimmy is a good piano player.  He plays beautiful music.
01:20  Let's say the keywords together again:
-  play (v)
-  note (n)
-  practice (v)
-  piano (n)
-  player (n)
01:49  The mission of the day is:
What is Sara having?
02:20  Music lesson.  Part 1.
-  Sara is at home.
   She is having a music lesson.
   Sara's teacher, Chris, plays a scale.
   Sara watches Chris.
   Then Sara plays the scale.
   But she plays a lot of wrong notes.
   Chris plays the scale for Sara again.
   Then Sara tries again.
   This time, she plays the right notes.
02:54  Study the keywords:
03:24  - play (v)
04:10  - note (n)
05:02  The answer to today's mission is:
She is having a music lesson.
05:10  Music lesson.  Part 2.
Chris  - Good job, Sara.  These scales aren't easy.
Practice them some more this week.
Sara  - OK.
Chris  - Now let's play a song.  Which one are you practicing?
Sara  - I'm practicing this one.
Chris  - Good.  Play that one for me.
Very nice, Sara.  But be careful of your rhythm.  Don't rush.
Sara  - Oh, OK.
Chris  - Start again.
05:53  Study the keyword:
06:24  - practice (v)
07:06  Practice makes perfect.
07:53  Music lesson.  Part 3.
Chris  - Great, Sara.  You are a really good piano player.
Sara  - Thanks, Chris. You are a good teacher.
Chris  - Maybe you can be a music teacher one day, too.
Sara  - Do you really think so?
Chris  - Yes. You are smart. And you are kind.
You can be a good teacher.
Sara  - Thanks, Chris!
Hey, can you play one of your songs for me.
I like your music.
Chris  - Sure.
08:35  Study the keywords:
09:07  - piano (n)
09:53  - player (n)
10:19  Word Power
10:51  - soprano
11:04  - alto
11:19  - tenor
11:34  - baritone
11:48  - bass
12:03  Conversation Replay
14:08  calendar Phrase:
Who sings this song?
Girl 1.   I really like this song.  I do, too.
It sounds really good.  Who sings this song?
Girl 2.  I don't know.
Girl 1.  I can ask Dan.  Hey, Dan, who sings this song?
Boy.  This song?  It's a very famous song.
Girl.  I know.  Who sings this song?
Boy.  Uh...I'm not sure.
Girl 1. 2.  Ahh! - Who sings this song?!
15:32  Question of the day:
Do you practice anything? What?

Sunday, September 8, 2013




     Word Power.
       -  MRT
       -  train
       -  station
       -  card
       -  token
       -  platform
       -  tracks

Saturday, September 7, 2013



00:00 This is Taipei.
Patty -  So this Taipei? I like it!
Brian -  Patty, this is only Taipei Main Station.
Just wait until we get out into the city.
Roger -  Do you have your ticket?
Patty -  No, I gave it to the train conductor.
Brian -  But he gave it back to you, right?  Look in your pocket.
Patty -  I found it!
Brian -  Good.
Roger -  You have to give it to the man at the gave.
We'll also meet Daisy there.
Patty -  Where is Daisy?
Brain -  She'll be here soon.
Roger -  Let's just go through the gate.
Patty -  Can I keep my ticket?
It would be a nice memory of my train trip.
Brian -  Yes, just get a stamp on your ticket. Here you go, Patty.
Patty -  Thanks. I'll put it in my journal.
Roger -  Hey, there's Daisy!
Daisy -  Hi, everyone! Welcome to Taipei.
Roger -  Daisy, it's great to see you again.
Meet my cousin Patty.
Daisy -  Hi, Patty. It's nice to meet you.
Roger -  Daisy and I went to school together.
Patty -  It's nice to meet you, too. i'm so excited!
Daisy -  Me, too.
Let's first go to my house, and then we can go to Taipei 101 for lunch.
Brian -  Are we taking the bus?
Daisy -  Yes, let's go to the bus stop together.
01:55  This is Taipei.
Patty - This is my first time to take a bus in Taipei.
You'll have to show me what to do.
Daisy - Sure.  Do you see this sign? It shows the bus number.
The bus stops at all these places.
patty - So which bus do we take?
Daisy - This is our bus number.
Patty - Does our bus stop at your home?
Daisy - It stops close to my home. We'll have to walk about a block.
Patty - When does our bus come?
Roger - Soon. We have to wait here for the bus with our number on it.
Patty - How much is the bus ride?
Brian - it's only NT$15.
Patty - That's cheaper than in America. When do we pay?
Brian - Sometimes you pay when you get on the bus.
Sometimes you pay when you get off.
Daisy - We'll show you a sign on the bus. The first character on it is shang.
  If the light behind that character is on, you pay when you get on the bus.
Roger - The second character is xia.
 If the light behind that character is on, you pay when you get off the bus.
Patty - Now I understand.
Daisy - Good!  Riding the bus isn't a mystery.
But maybe you'll find another one to solve!  You're a detective.
Roger told me about you!
Patty - Oh, here comes our bus!

Thursday, September 5, 2013



00:00 Taiwan.
Gr. - I'm sorry. I can't take you to Taipei.
Patty - I know, Grandma. Don't worry. I understand.
Roger - Your car is in the shop. We know.
Gr. - Yes, and can they fix my baby? I hope so!
Patty - Your baby?
Roger - It's just a car.
Gr. - I know. But I love my car. It's my baby!
Patty - What's wrong with your baby?
Gr. - The brakes aren't very good.
I can't drive a car without good brakes.
Patty - That's right. It's not safe.
Gr. - You are going to Taipei. And safety is important.
Roger - Don't worry, Grandma. The train is safe.
Patty - The train? I'm so excited!
Gr. - I can't go with you. I'm sad about that.
But I have my English class this week.
Patty - Grandma. you are a good teacher.
Gr. - Today Roger can teach you about the train.
You can take it to Taipei.
Patty - I can't wait!
Gr. - Patty, get a window seat. The scenery is beautiful.
When are you coming back?
Roger - Tomorrow evening.
Our train arrives back at Hualien station around 5:30 p.m.
00:46   Train Station.
Brian -  I'll buy the tickets.
Petty -  Can I have a window seat?  I want to enjoy the scenery.
Roger -  OK, I'll be right back.
Patty  - This is a nice train station.  Where is everyone traveling?
Brian  - All over Taiwan.  Taking the train is very convenient.
Patty  - High-speed Rail?  That sounds fun.
What are those two people yelling about?
Brian  - Let me find out.
Patty  - Is there a problem between the man and the woman?
Brian  - It's interesting.  Here's the man's story.
The woman sat beside him on the train.
Then the man went to sleep, and she took him wallet.
Patty  - Did she?
Brian  - She said no. And she doesn't even remember this man.
The man was in seat 48, but she was in seat 49.
Roger  - Is everything OK? Patty, you have a window seat beside me.
You have seat 38 and I have seat 40.
Patty  - But then we aren't beside each other.
Roger  - Sure we are.
All the seat with even numbers are together.
And all the seats with odd numbers are together.
Patty  - Wait a minute.  Then the man is lying, Brian!
03:28   Dear Journal,
I'm on the train!
Roger is sleeping, and Brian is listening to music.
I like my window seat.
The scenery is beautiful.
I can see the mountains and the ocean.
Something interesting happened at the train station.
A man lied  about his missing wallet and blamed a woman for it.
But she didn't take his wallet because she did not sit beside him.
The woman is OK now.
I bought a lunch box on the train.
In the lunch box were a piece of meat, an egg, some vegetables and rice.
It was warm, and it was very good.
I also talked with some other passengers on the train.
Many people like to practice their English.
But I should be practicing my Chinese!
The train conductor is here,
and people are showing their tickets to him.
It's interesting to watch people.
Many people are talking on their cell phones.
Others are reading.
And many are sleeping just like Roger.
I'm too excited to sleep!
I'm on my way to Taipei!
I can't wait to see Taipei 101 and to meet Daisy, Roger's friend.
What a fun trip!
From the train,
Patty

Monday, September 2, 2013


00:00  Hello, everyone.
02:01  Conversation Replay:
02:09 Taiwan.
Gr. - I'm sorry. I can't take you to Taipei.
Patty - I know, Grandma. Don't worry. I understand.
Roger - Your car is in the shop. We know.
Gr. - Yes, and can they fix my baby? I hope so!
Patty - Your baby?
Roger - It's just a car.
Gr. - I know. But I love my car. It's my baby!
Patty - What's wrong with your baby?
Gr. - The brakes aren't very good.
I can't drive a car without good brakes.
Patty - That's right. It's not safe.
Gr. - You are going to Taipei. And safety is important.
Roger - Don't worry, Grandma. The train is safe.
Patty - The train? I'm so excited!
Gr. - I can't go with you. I'm sad about that.
But I have my English class this week.
Patty - Grandma. you are a good teacher.
Gr. - Today Roger can teach you about the train.
You can take it to Taipei.
Patty - I can't wait!
Gr. - Patty, get a window seat. The scenery is beautiful.
When are you coming back?
Roger - Tomorrow evening.
Our train arrives back at Hualien station around 5:30 p.m.
03:51   Train Station.
Brian -  I'll buy the tickets.
Petty -  Can I have a window seat?  I want to enjoy the scenery.
Roger -  OK, I'll be right back.
Patty  - This is a nice train station.  Where is everyone traveling?
Brian  - All over Taiwan.  Taking the train is very convenient.
Patty  - High-speed Rail?  That sounds fun.
What are those two people yelling about?
Brian  - Let me find out.
Patty  - Is there a problem between the man and the woman?
Brian  - It's interesting.  Here's the man's story.
The woman sat beside him on the train.
Then the man went to sleep, and she took him wallet.
Patty  - Did she?
Brian  - She said no. And she doesn't even remember this man.
The man was in seat 48, but she was in seat 49.
Roger  - Is everything OK? Patty, you have a window seat beside me.
You have seat 38 and I have seat 40.
Patty  - But then we aren't beside each other.
Roger  - Sure we are.
All the seat with even numbers are together.
And all the seats with odd numbers are together.
Patty  - Wait a minute.  Then the man is lying, Brian!
05:33   Dear Journal,
I'm on the train!
Roger is sleeping, and Brian is listening to music.
I like my window seat.
The scenery is beautiful.
I can see the mountains and the ocean.
Something interesting happened at the train station.
A man lied  about his missing wallet and blamed a woman for it.
But she didn't take his wallet because she did not sit beside him.
The woman is OK now.
I bought a lunch box on the train.
In the lunch box were a piece of meat, an egg, some vegetables and rice.
It was warm, and it was very good.
I also talked with some other passengers on the train.
Many people like to practice their English.
But I should be practicing my Chinese!
The train conductor is here,
and people are showing their tickets to him.
It's interesting to watch people.
Many people are talking on their cell phones.
Others are reading.
And many are sleeping just like Roger.
I'm too excited to sleep!
I'm on my way to Taipei!
I can't wait to see Taipei 101 and to meet Daisy, Roger's friend.
What a fun trip!
From the train,
Patty
07:21 This is Taipei.
Patty -  So this Taipei? I like it!
Brian -  Patty, this is only Taipei Main Station.
Just wait until we get out into the city.
Roger -  Do you have your ticket?
Patty -  No, I gave it to the train conductor.
Brian -  But he gave it back to you, right?  Look in your pocket.
Patty -  I found it!
Brian -  Good.
Roger -  You have to give it to the man at the gave.
We'll also meet Daisy there.
Patty -  Where is Daisy?
Brain -  She'll be here soon.
Roger -  Let's just go through the gate.
Patty -  Can I keep my ticket?
It would be a nice memory of my train trip.
Brian -  Yes, just get a stamp on your ticket. Here you go, Patty.
patty -  Thanks. I'll put it in my journal.
Roger -  Hey, there's Daisy!
Daisy -  Hi, everyone! Welcome to Taipei.
Roger -  Daisy, it's great to see you again.
Meet my cousin Patty.
Daisy -  Hi, Patty. It's nice to meet you.
Roger -  Daisy and I went to school together.
Patty -  It's nice to meet you, too. i'm so excited!
Daisy -  Me, too.
Let's first go to my house, and then we can go to Taipei 101 for lunch.
Brian -  Are we taking the bus?
Daisy -  Yes, let's go to the bus stop together.
09:13  This is Taipei.
Patty - This is my first time to take a bus in Taipei.
You'll have to show me what to do.
11:04  Song Time
11:52  April showers bring May flowers
12:39  The Weather Report.
14:28  Word Power.
-  MRT
-  train
-  station
-  card
-  token
-  platform
-  tracks


       That's our bus.
Boy.  hey, I see a bus coming.
Girl.  Oh, which bus is it?
Boy.  It's bus number 208.
Girl.  That's our bus!
Boy.  No, it's not.  Our bus is 287.
Girl.  No, our bus is 208.  That's our bus!
Boy.  Really?
Girl.   Yes, that's our bus.
Let's hurry and get on before it drives away!