情景口语:091time时间

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2011-11-11 16:30

情景口语:091time时间

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091 time
Words
Period pass eternal on time era age straightaway shortly soon fortnight century usually never always seldom suddenly finally since until spend(time)

Phrases
Go on for…
For the time being
Just in time
Right now
Take you time
From now on
Long ago
Spend (hours) on something
The day before yesterday
Hardly ever

Beginner
A: how do you usually spend your time, now that you’ve retired?
B: well, I nearly always get up at dawn. I don’t like sleeping in late. The days are longer in summer that in winter, so I get up in summer. I usually do some exercise when I get up.
A: what do you have for breakfast?
B: I usually have cereal, but sometimes I cook a traditional English breakfast.
A: that sounds nice. How do you spend your morning?
B; I usually do housework in mornings. I go shopping occasionally. I like to do all my shopping in one bag trip to the supermarket. I always drive to the big supermarket in the city center. It takes about 20 minutes to drive there.
A: how do you spend your afternoon?
B: I usually meet some friends and we play sports together or I might spend some time alone on my hobbies. I spend winter evening watching tv, but I spend summer evening at cultural events if I have time.

Intermediate
A: we’ve god a lot of word to do now, but take your time over this project. We don’t want to make any mistakes.
B: ok. I should have it finished by Friday afternoon. Then I can check those account over the weekend. We need to have them finished by Monday, right?
A: that’s right. We’ll finish them just in time. The macy project can wait for the time being. We need to spend several days on that project, but it isn’t due to be finished until the end of the month, so we have plenty of time to get it done.
B; form next week on, we should be in less of a rush.
A: I’m going to give everyone on the team an extra day off. Everyone deserves it.
B: don’t’ say that yet. A new project could suddenly appear.
A; that’s true. Right. I’m going back to the meeting. It’s been going on for hours and there’s no indication that it’ll end soon.
B: carol said that she would spend some time checking that everyone is up-to-date with their work.
A: good. I have to go right now. I really hop this meeting doesn’t last too long.
B: they usually go on for ages.
A; I’ll stop by if I have time later. Make sure everyone knows that we must stick to the deadlines.
B; I will. Enjoy your meeting!