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There are eight national holidays celebrated in the United States: New Year’s
Day(Jan.), Washington’s Birthday (Feb.), Memorial Day(May), the Fourth of July, Labor Day(Sep.),Veteran’s Day(Nav.),Thanksgiving(Nov.) and Christmas(Dec.), In addition, there are many state and local holidays.
1. A: Merry Christmas!
B: The same to you!
A: Are you doing anyting special?
B: We’re having some friends over. What are you doing?
A: Oh, I’m just going to take it easy.
2. A: Happy New Year!
B: Thank you! Same to you.
A: Have you got any plans?
B: I’ve been invited over to la friend’s. And you?
A: My reemmate’s having a party.
3. A: Have a nice Thanksgiving!
B: Same to you!
A: Are you going anywhere?
B: I thought about going to my sister’s. How about you?
A: Oh, I’ll probably just stay at home.
4. A: Have a nice weekend!
B: Thanks. You too!
A: Do you have any plans?
B: Well, my family’s away and I can’t afford to do much. What about you?
A: Oh, I haven’t decided what I’m going to do yet.
Many people shake hands when meeting after they havn’t seen each other for a long time.
1. A: I haven’t seen you for ages. You haven’t been sich, have you?
B: No, I’ve been in California for the past month.
A: How nice. Where were you exactly?
B: San Diego. I got back yesterday.
2. A: It’s nice to see you again. Have you chaged jobs?
B: No, I’ve been visiting relatives.
A: That’s nice. Where?
B: I went to visit an uncle of mine in San Francisco.
3. A: You haven’t been around much lately, have you?
B: No, I’ve been away on vacation.
A: Oh? Where were you?
B: Palm Springs. I’ve got a cousin there.
4. A: Well, hello, stranger! Have you moved or something?
B: No, I went to California for a few weeks.
A: Oh, really? Where did you go?
B: Los Angeles. I stayed with my brother.