2011-12-22 9:27:23 版主
Saying Goodbye 告别
When you’re far from friends and family, you can keep in touch with them by letters, post cards, short notes or phone calls.
1.A: I’ve come to say goodbye.
B: When are you off?
A: I’m flying home on Sunday afternoon.
B: Well, goodbye. See you soon.
A: Please don’t forget to say goodbye to the rest of the family for me.
2.A: I’d like to say goodbye to everyone.
B: What time are you going?
A: My plane leaves at 7:25.
B; Well, goodbye and have a good trip!
A: Goodbye. Remember to look me up if you’re ever in Washington.
3.A; I’m calling to say goodbye.
B: When do you leave?
A: I’m catching the 11:00 train.
B: Take care of yourself and don’t forget to keep in touch.
A: Goodbye. Thanks again for everything.
4.A: I just dropped in to say goodbye.
B: What time are you leaving?
A: I’m going to try to leave by 10:00.
B: Take care and give my best to your parents.
A: Goodbye. Hope to see you again next year.
(5).Saying Thank You 道谢
When someone invites you for dinner, you can bring flowers,candy or a bottle of wine. Sometimes people send a thank you note to the host or hostess a few days after the event.
1.A: I’d better be going.
B: So soon? Why don’t you stay a little longer?
A: I wish I could, but it’s already late.
B: Oh, it’s a shame that you have to leave.
A: Thank you for a wonderful meal.
B: I’m glad you enjoyed it.
2.A: I really must be going now.
B: But you just got here. Can’t you stay a little longer?
A: That’s very nice of you, but I really can’t.
B: Well, it’s too bad that you have to go.
A: Thanks very much. It was a great party!
B: It was our pleasure.
3.A: I think it’s about time we got going.
B: What? Already? Won’t you have more coffee?
A: I’d love to, but I have to get up early tomorrow.
B: Oh! I’m sorry. I wish you could stay.
A: Thank you for a very enjoyable evening.
B: Don’t mention it. I hope you can come again soon.
4.A: I really should be on my way.
B: Oh, not yet! At least have one for the road.
A: No. Thanks all the same.
B: Well, I’m sorry you have to leave so early.
A: Thank you very much. We really had a good time.
B: Well, thank you for coming.