PART I - The Dialogues
RICHARD :How was the weekend?
JENNY: Oh,mine was hectic. I took the boys to soccer practice on Saturday morning... and ...
RICHARD: Did you? I had to take my son too.In fact, we went to the Grand Final on Sunday as well.
JENNY: One day of soccer's enough for me. Mind you, I always enjoy it, but...
RICHARD: One day's enough! You've got two sons, haven't you?
JENNY: Mmm. And they're both keen on Soccer.
TOM:（醒来）Umm? Oh sorry, was I asleep?
JENNY : I'm afraid we've rather left you out of
things, haven't we?
TOM: Don't worry. I had a late night and
I 'm tired.
RICHARD: (笑) ... and you're not really interested
in soccer, are you?
TOM: You're right. I don't think I'U sit with you two on Mondays ... I mean, all I hear is soccer, soccer, soccer! .
PART II - Vocabulary
a free kickt ['fri: 'kik]（罚）任意球
the Grand Final [ðə 'grænd 'fainəl] 最后一场决赛
a soccer fan ['sokə fæn] 足球谜
soccer practice ['sɔkə præktəs] 练习踢足球，练球
asleep [ə'sli:p] 睡着
fantastic [fæn.'t:æstik] 难以想象的，精彩的
hectic ['hektik] 典够受的（表示活动很多，弄得很累）
interested ['intrəstəd] 感兴趣
popular ['pɔpjələ] 受欢迎的
quiet ['kwaiə t] 安静,不说话
leave…out ['li:v…'aut] 把……排除在外
score [skɔ:] 进球得分
as well [əz 'wel] 也，还
How are things? ['hau ə'ɵiŋz] 近来怎么样啊？
l had a late night. [ai 'hæd ə'leit 'nait] 我昨天晚上睡得很晚
I'm afraid we've rather left you out of things [aim ə'freid wi:v 'ra:ðə '1eft ju: aut əv ɵiŋz] 我们好象半天没跟你说话了
All I hear is soccer, soccer, soccer! ['ɔ:l ai'tiər iz 'sɔkə…]
I must say [ai 'mʌs(t) 'sei] 我必须说（用来加强语气）
In fact [in 'fækt] 事实上
I’ve forgotten what word he used [aiv fə'gɔtən wɔt 'wə:d hi: 'ju:zd]
just in time [ʤʌst in. 'taim] 刚好来得及（做某件事）
Let's sit outside ['1ets 'sit aut'said] 我们坐在外边吧
Mind you['maind 'ju:] 请注意，不过
the whole family [ðə 'həul 'fæmli:] 全家
too much talk about soccer['tu: mʌtʃ 'tɔ:k əbaut 'sɔkə] 谈论足球谈得太多了
We've put him to sleep [wi:v 'put im tə 'sli:p] 我们让他睡着了
What a beauty! ['wɔt ə'bju:ti:] 真漂亮！
You're not really interested in soccer [jɔ:'nɔt 'riəli:'intrəstəd in 'sɔkə] 实际上你对足球并不感兴趣
You're right [jɔ:'rait] 你说得对
PART III The Lesson
USING CONNECTIVES IN CONVERSATXON
I had to take my son to soccer practice.
In fact, we went to the Grand Final as well．I bought some rice，
In fact,I bought four kilos.
One day of soccer's enough for me.Mind you, always enjoy it.
BY THE WAY（参看第8讲）
1) Everyone likes Brett Watson.By the.way, he's just written a book about soccer.
2) A: Wasn't the weather great yesterday?
B: Yes,it certainly was.
A: Oh, by the way,did you see that Chinese film last night?
I don't think I'll sit with you two on Mondays. I mean all I hear is soccer, soccer，soccer!
I MUST SAY
这个短语可以使对方注意下面的话是比较强调的。Well, I must say the Grand Final was exciting.
My boy thinks Watson is...er...you know...marvellous.
PART IV - Exercises
PETER: There were a lot of people at the Grand Final last Sunday. In ...,there were over a hundred thousand.
TOM: I .... .... I can't understand why people like soccer so much.
PETER: Well, it's fun to watch -- you ...,plenty of action. And it's a good healthy sport.
TOM: Not always! I ....., in winter the spectators can easily catch colds.You.....,it's often cold and windy.
PETER: Yes, maybe, but if it's a Grand Final,they don't let the weather stop them....... you, I did catch a cold once at a soccer match on a cold day.
TOM: Oh,...... ...... ,isn’t that Susan over there?