运动 & 购物 & 理发
Both team sports and individual sports are extremely popular in the United States. Don't be afraid to try a sport you haven't played before. People are usually willing to help beginners.
1.A: Would you like to go running?
B: I'd enjoy that. Where would you like to go?
A: We could go to the park. There shouldn't be many people there now.
B: Good. Just let me change.
2.A: How about going for a bike ride?
B: Sure. Where?
A: Let's call Harry and ask him. He always knows the best places to go.
B: That's a good idea. I'll get ready.
3.A: Let's go swimming.
B: OK. Where should we go?
A: Why don't we go down to the lake? It's not too far from here.
B: Fine. I'll be ready in a minute.
4.A: How about going hiking with us?
B: Sounds good to me. Where do you want to go?
A: Let's go up to the mountains. It should be beautiful there.
B: OK. Just give me a few minutes to get ready.
Clothing sizes are measured differently in the United States from the way they're measured in countries where the metric system is used.
1.A: Are you being helped?
B: No. What do you have in brown suede jackets, size 40?
A: The closest I have is a 38.
B: Do you think you'll be getting any more in?
A: No, but they might have them at our other store.
2.A: Is anybody waiting on you?
B: No. I'm trying to find a green sweater in extra large.
B: We have your size, but not in that color.
A: Can you order one for me?
B: Certainly. Just give me your name and address.
3.A: Is somebody taking care of you?
B: No. I'd like a long-sleeved shirt in yellow, medium.
A: I think we're out of your size.
B: Well, can you get me one?
A: I think so. Check back next week.
4.A: Is anyone helping you?
B: No. I'm looking for a navy blue raincoat, size 36.
A: I'm afraid we don't have any left.
B: Will you be getting more in?
A: Yes. Try us again next Monday.
Getting a Haircut 理发
Many barber shops or hair stylists now cut both men's and women's hair. Prices <I>var</I>y considerably and it's sometimes necessary to make an appointment.
1.A: How do you want it?
B: Cut it short all over.
A: Would you like it washed?
B: No, thank you. It's OK.
2.A: How would you like it?
B: Trim the back, but leave it long on the sides, please.
A: Do you want a shampoo?
B: No, thanks.
3.A: How would you like me to cut it?
B: Just a trim, please.
A: Do you want it thinned?
B: No, I don't think so, thanks.
4.A: What do you want me to do?
B: Not too much off, please.
A: Do you want a conditioner?
B: No, that's fine, thanks.