PART I - The Dialogues
CYCLIST: Hey! Look out! You nearly hit me!
MOTORIST: I'm awfully sorry. I didn't see you. Actually I was watching the big truck.I was just turning right when I saw you.
MOTORIST: And as I was waiting, there was this truck, and it was coming the other way. I was watching the truck. But there was this cyclist…
WIFE: Where was the cyclist?
MOTORIST: She was coming up behind the truck while I was waiting for it.
WIFE: But you didn't see her.
MOTORIST: No. I wasn't looking. I was watching the truck. Then the truck wont past. And as I was turning right, suddenly there was this cyclist.
PART II Vocabulary
an accident ['æksədənt] 事故
a cyclist ['saikləst] 骑自行车的人
a motorist ['məutərə st] 开小汽车的人
a pushbike ['puʃbaik] 自行车
a car radio ['ka: 'reidi:əu] 汽车里的收音机
traffic ['træfik] 交通
a truck [trʌk] 卡车
coming the other way ['kʌmiŋ ði' ʌðə wei] 从对面过来
come past ['kʌm͜'pa:st] 从一旁经过
come up behind [kʌm 'ʌp bə'haind] 跟在后面过来
splash [splæʃ] 溅，泼
turn right ['tə:n'rait] 向右拐
awfully ['ɔ：f(ə)1i：] 非常 。
finally ['fainəli:] 最后
nearly ['niəli:] 差一点儿，几乎
favourite ['feiv(ə)rət] 喜爱的
PART III The Lesson
THE PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE 过去进行时
At 8 0 'clock last night I WAS watchING TV.
This time last year he WAS visitING his mother
At 3 0' clock yesterday we WERE doING an exam. .
What were you doing+以this time
I was walking to work WHEN I met him．
Barbara was talking to John WHEN Wang arrived
What were you doing when..?
What were you doing when you saw him?
What were you doing when the fire engine arrived?
I was watching TV WHILE she was chatting on the phone.
AS I was waiting, a truck was coming the other way.
Where were you working last year?
- I was working in Melbourne.
What was your brother doing . .yesterday 'morning?
- He was digging in the garden
i) I was looking the other way, you know, when this bus came past and whoosh!
ii) l can't come. I've got this cold.
b) Hey [hei]周来引起某人的注意，相当于汉语里的“喂”。
c) Whoosh[wuʃ] 如用来描写水溅起来的声音。
What were you' doing at five o'clock?
I was waiting.