1月19日英语学习

    技术2023-03-19  6

     Renting a House租 房Part One: Expressions1. I need to find a new place to live.我要另找一个地方住。2. Prices have really gone up the past couple of years.过去这几年价钱真是提高不少。3. Could I take a look at it?  我可以看看吗?4. We just finished rebuilding everything.我们刚刚将它重新建完。5. We’re going to get that done next week.  我们下个星期会做完的。6. Why don’t I come by your office tomorrow to sign the lease?我何不明天顺道来你的办公室签下合约?7. You’ve done a great job.你做得很好。8. How long did you want the place?这个地方你想住多久?9. I’m not planning on leaving the area anytime soon.我不打算近期内搬离这个地方。10. You can move your stuff in tomorrow.你明天可以把你的东西搬过来。

    Part Two: Dialogues1. Looking for an Apartment找房子A: I need to find a new place to live.B: Yeah? Why? Don’t you like living with me?A: Oh, it’s not you. I just want my own place.  B: Well, check the newspaper.A: Jeez…I didn’t realize a single bedroom apartment went for so much these days.B: Yeah, prices have really gone up the past couple of years.A: Oh, here’s one. It’s looks like its in this neighborhood, $600 a month.  That’s not to bad.B: No, it’s pretty good. Why not give the landlord a call?A: Hello. I’m calling about the one bedroom in Lincoln Park. Could I take a look at it? Yes. Tonight at six is fine. Thanks.A: 我要另找一个地方住。B: 是吗?为什么?你不喜欢和我一起住吗?A: 哦,不是因为你的缘故。我只是想有自己的私人空间。B: 好吧,看看报纸上有没有。A: 哇呀,我没料到一个单间公寓这些天这么贵。B: 是呀,过去这几年价钱真是提高不少。A: 哦,这儿有一个。好像在这儿附近。每个月600元,还过得去。B: 不仅如此,真很不错呢。为何不给房东一个电话呢?A: 你好,我打电话过来询问林肯公园的这间房。我可以去看看吗?是的。今晚六点可以,谢谢。

    2.Renting a house租房A: Hi, I’m Mary Smith.B: Hello, I’m the landlord. John Taylor.A: Nice to meet you Mr. Taylor.B: Please, call me John.A: O.K., John. Well, can I have a look at the place?B: Sure. Come on it. We just finished rebuilding everything.A: Oh, it hasn’t been painted yet.B: No, we’re going to get that done next week.  A: Well. It’s certainly nice. You’ve done a great job.B: Thank you.A: The rent is $600 a month?B: That’s right.A: Well, I think I’ll take it. Can I write you a check for the security deposit now? $1200?B: Yeah. But why don’t you come by your office tomorrow to sign the lease?A: That would be fine.B: Thank you. See you tomorrow.A: See you.A: 你好,我是玛丽·史密斯。B: 你好,我是房东约翰·泰勒。A: 很高兴认识你,泰勒先生。B:  叫我约翰就好了。A: 好的,约翰。那么,我可以看看了吗?B: 当然。跟我来。我们刚刚将其重建。A: 哦,还没有粉刷。B: 还没有,下个星期我们会粉刷完。A: 哦,不错。你们做得真不错。B: 谢谢。A: 租金是每个月600元吗?B: 对。A: 好的,我想我会租下的。现在写张支票交押金好吗?是1200元?B: 是,你为何不明天顺道来你的办公室签下合约?A: 这样也好。B: 谢谢你。明天见。A: 再见。

    3. Signing a Lease签合约A: Hi, John.B: Oh, hi, Mary, come on in. Any problem?A: Oh, no problem.B: Great. I forgot to ask you, though. How long did you want the place?A: Six months.B: Oh, well, that might be a problem. I usually only sign one year leases.A: Well, one year would be fine, too. I’m not planning on leaving the area anytime soon.B: Well, if it’s not a problem. Then here you go.A: Just let me look at it quickly.B: Of course.A: Looks like a standard lease.B: Yeah, and don’t worry about the security deposit. If everything’s all right when you move out, you’ll get it back.A: O.K. Great. Just sign and date it here?B: Yes. Thanks. You can move your stuff in tomorrow. A: Wonderful.A: 你好,约翰。B: 哦,你好,玛丽,进来。有什么问题吗?A: 哦,没问题。B: 很好。 还有忘了问你,你想租多久?A: 6个月。B: 哦,这可能有一点问题。我通常签1年的契约。A: 那么,1年也可以。我不打算近段时间内搬离这个地方。B: 好的,如果没有问题,你在这儿签。A: 让我再看一下。B: 当然可以。A: 这看上去是标准的契约书。B: 对。对于押金您不用担心。当你搬出的时候如果一切无恙,我会退还你的。A: 好,很好。在这儿写姓名和日期吗?B: 是的,谢谢。你明天就可以把东西搬进来。A: 太好了。

    Part Three: Substitution Drills1. A: I need to find a new (place to live/ apartment/ home).  B: Why?我要另找一个(地方/公寓/房子)住。为什么?

    2. A: (Prices/ rents) have really gone up the past couple of years.  B: Yeah.(房价/房租)这几年真的提高不少。是呀。

    3. A: Could I (take a look/ look/ have a look) at it?  B: Sure. Come in.我可以(看看/看一看/看一下)吗?当然,请进。

    4. A: We just finished (rebuilding/ remodeling/ renovating) everything.  B: It looks great!我们刚刚(改建完/重建完/修复完)这些。看上去很不错。

    5. A: We’re going to (get that done/ do that/ finish up) next week.    B: O.K.这个我们打算下个星期(弄完/做完/完成)。好的。

    6. A: (Why don’t I/ May I/ Can I) come by your office tomorrow to sign the lease?  B: Yeah, all right.(我为何不/我可以/我能不能)明天顺路来你的办公室签约?可以,没问题。

    7. A: You’ve done a (great/ wonderful/ magnificent) job.  B: Thanks.你真的干的(很不错/很好/非常好)。谢谢。

    8. A: Don’t (worry/ be concerned) about the security deposit.    B: O.K. Great.别担心押金。好的,好。

    9. A: I’m not planning on (leaving the area/ moving/ moving out) anytime soon.  B: All right.我不打算近段时间内(搬离/搬出/离开)这个地方。好的。

    10. A: You can move your stuff in (tomorrow/ this weekend/ whenever you want).    B: Wonderful.你(明天/这个周末/随时)可以把你的东西搬进来。太好了。

    Vocabulary and Phrases--apartment (一户)公寓房间--lease [li:s]租约,租契--rent [rent]租金,租费--landlord 房东;(旅馆、家庭公寓等的)主人,老板--landlady  女房东;(旅馆、家庭公寓等的)女主人,女老板 --neighborhood  邻近地区,近邻,整个街坊--plan on…打算--credit  信用,信赖--kitchen 厨房--living room  客厅--bedroom 卧室,寝室--bathroom 浴室,化妆室,厕所--security deposit保证金,不动产租赁押金

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