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1 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking Unit 3 Parties and Banquets In this unit, you will: A. Learn about party etiquette. B. Learn and understand conversations about parties and banquets. C. Learn how to express yourself at parties and banquets.

2 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking WARM-UP LISTENING Section A Directions: You will hear 5 sentences. Listen to each sentence, and then decide what the correct answer should be. 1. a. Sorry, I had no idea.c. Thank you. b. That’s okay.d. No thanks. 2. a. I don’t like anything on the menu.c. I don’t want to order. b. Okay. d. Why don’t you order for us? 3. a. It doesn’t matter.c. Around 6:00. b. Any time is okay.d. Don’t worry if you are late. 4. a. When will the party be held?c. That isn’t a good idea. b. Why does she need to be honored?d. That’s okay. 5. a. Oh really?c. Not really. b. It doesn’t matter.d. Let me know. Key

3 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking WARM-UP LISTENING 1. Please take a seat here, right next to Mr. Liu. a. Sorry, I had no idea.c. Thank you. b. That’s okay.d. No thanks. 2. What would you like to order? a. I don’t like anything on the menu.c. I don’t want to order. b. Okay.d. Why don’t you order for us? 3. What time should I come? a. It doesn’t matter.c. Around 6:00. b. Any time is okay.d. Don’t worry if you are late. 4. We will be holding a retirement party to honor Miss Jones. a. When will the party be held? c. That isn’t a good idea. b. Why does she need to be honored?d. That’s okay. 5. It’s Jane’s birthday on Friday. a. Oh really?c. Not really. b. It doesn’t matter.d. Let me know.

4 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking WARM-UP LISTENING Section B Directions: You will hear 5 short dialogues. After each dialogue, you will hear a question. Both the dialogues and the questions will be repeated two times. After listening to the dialogues and the questions, choose the correct answer from the four choices. Words & Expressions banquet n. 宴会 blast n. 热闹,狂欢 guest of honor 贵宾

5 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking WARM-UP LISTENING 1. a. Waiter and waitress.c. Waitress and customer. b. Waiter and customer. d. Husband and wife. 2. a. At three o’clock this afternoon.c. Tomorrow afternoon. b. This evening. d. Before three o’clock this afternoon. 3. a. He is moving tables.c. He is preparing more tables. b. He is talking to a waitress. d. He is seating the woman’s guests. 4. a. Their boss. b. The man’s best friend. c. The person who the party is being held for. d. The woman’s boyfriend. 5. a. Two friends. c. Two colleagues. b. A husband and a wife. d. Two classmates. Key

6 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking WARM-UP LISTENING 1. W: Could you please exchange these two dishes for a different one? M: Yes. Which dish would you like to replace them with? Q: What’s the possible relationship between these two speakers? a. Waiter and waitress.c. Waitress and customer. b. Waiter and customer.d. Husband and wife. 2. M: When is the banquet room we’ve reserved going to be ready for us to come and decorate it? W: At three o’clock this afternoon the room should be free. You can come then. Q: When will the banquet most probably be held? a. At three o’clock this afternoon.c. Tomorrow afternoon. b. This evening. d. Before three o’clock this afternoon. 3. W: We are going to need ten more tables so that all of the guests will have a place to sit down. M: Don’t worry. We will get those tables moved in here as soon as possible. Q: What’s the man doing now?

7 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking WARM-UP LISTENING a. He is moving tables.c. He is preparing more tables. b. He is talking to a waitress. d. He is seating the woman’s guests. 4. W: Hey, isn’t this birthday party a blast? M: Yes, it is. But where is the guest of honor? Q: Who is probably not yet present at the party? a. Their boss. b. The man’s best friend. c. The person who the party is being held for. d. The woman’s boyfriend. 5. W: Did you hear that Mike is going back to his country this month? M: Yeah. The whole company is going to have a going away party for him. Q: Who is the conversation most likely taking place between? a. Two friends. c. Two colleagues. b. A husband and a wife. d. Two classmates.

8 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking BASIC SKILLS Read and memorize the following expressions. Questions What time is the party going to start at? What time is the party starting? What time do you think you will start? Answers The party is going to start at … The party is going to be at … We are planning on starting at … We hope to start at … If everything goes smoothly, we’ll start at …

9 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking BASIC SKILLS Why is the party being held? Who is the party being held for? What are we gonna do at the party? Is there anything I need to prepare? Do I need to bring anything? Is there anything I can help you with? Is there anything I can do to help you? The party is being held in honor of … The party is being held for … The party was planned in honor of … The party was planned to honor … We are going to sing/dance/play games/eat. Please bring a gift. a dessert. some flowers. Yes, please come early to help me set up. No, but thanks for asking.

10 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION Section A Directions: Listen to the conversation.Then mark the answer you think is best. The conversation will be repeated two times. Words & Expressions luncheon n. 午宴 purpose n. 目的 colleague n. 同事 celebrate v. 庆祝 memo n. 备忘录

11 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. What are the man and woman talking about? a. A room. c. A formal lunch. b. A party. d. The man’s wife. 2. Why is the company going to have this luncheon? a. To hold a surprise anniversary party. b. To celebrate a year of good friendship. c. To hold a birthday party. d. To celebrate a year of good relations. 3. What does the woman need to prepare for the luncheon? a. A memo. b. A deal.c. Papers. d. Food. 4. What is the purpose of the meeting? a. It’s a New Year’s celebration.c. It’s a birthday party. b. It’s a business meeting.d. It’s a pleasure. 5. How will the woman notify her colleagues of the meeting? a. By sending out a memo.c. By telephone. b. By sending out letters.d. By s. Tape ScriptKey

12 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION MAN:Good afternoon. WOMAN:Hi there, how can I help you? MAN: My company is having a business luncheon on December 4th. WOMAN: Oh really? MAN:Yes, and we would like to invite all the employees in your department to come. WOMAN:That sounds great. Do you know what will be discussed at the luncheon? MAN:No. My boss is going to decide soon, though. WOMAN:So what should I tell the other employees the purpose of the meeting is? MAN:Business. WOMAN:Is there anything that I or my colleagues should prepare? MAN:Yes, make sure to bring the papers from last year’s deal. WOMAN:Is a new contract going to be signed at this meeting? MAN:No, we are just going to celebrate a year of good relations. WOMAN: Okay. I will send out a memo today to let the others know. Key

13 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. What are the man and woman talking about? a. A room. c. A formal lunch. b. A party. d. The man’s wife. 2. Why is the company going to have this luncheon? a. To hold a surprise anniversary party. b. To celebrate a year of good friendship. c. To hold a birthday party. d. To celebrate a year of good relations. 3. What does the woman need to prepare for the luncheon? a. A memo. b. A deal. c. Papers. d. Food. 4. What is the purpose of the meeting? a. It’s a New Year’s celebration.c. It’s a birthday party. b. It’s a business meeting.d. It’s a pleasure. 5. How will the woman notify her colleagues of the meeting? a. By sending out a memo.c. By telephone. b. By sending out letters.d. By s. Tape Script

14 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION Notes for Language and Culture 1. luncheon 通常指正式的午餐,例如: Ladies and gentlemen, luncheon will be served at twelve. 各位,午餐在十二点开始。 I attended a charity luncheon on Friday. 我星期五出席了一场慈善午宴。 2. memo 一词的全称 memorandum ,指的是企业内部传递信息的备忘录 ( an official note from one person to another in the same organization ), 例如: an internal memo 内部备忘录 Please circulate the memo in the office. 请在办公室内传阅这份备忘录。

15 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION Section B Directions: Listen to the conversation. Then decide if the sentences below are true or false. Mark the correct answer with a “√”. The conversation will be repeated two times. Words & Expressions partner n. 伙伴 responsibility n. 责任 the States 美国 be aware of 知道 ornate a. 华丽的 napkin n. 餐巾,餐巾纸

16 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. The woman is going to eat out with the leaders of her company. truefalse 2. The woman is not prepared for the invitation. truefalse 3. The woman is responsible for paying the bill. truefalse 4. The woman is being taken out to dinner. truefalse 5. The woman finds her proper seat by looking for her name card. truefalse Tape ScriptKey

17 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION WOMAN:Did you know that I am going out to eat with the leaders from our partner company this week? MAN:Really? Are you prepared? WOMAN:I don’t really know how to be prepared. Will I have to pay for the meal? MAN:Did you invite them out, or did they invite you out? WOMAN:They invited me out. MAN:Then it is their responsibility to pay. Do you know where you should sit at the table? WOMAN: I am not sure. In the States, usually there will be a name card so each guest will know where to sit. MAN:Well, in China, if you are the honored guest the company leader will seat you to his right. WOMAN:Is there anything else I should be aware of? MAN:Yes. Make sure you do not sit in the chair that is across from the glass that has the most ornate napkin in it. WOMAN: Why? MAN:Because that is where the company leader will sit. Key

18 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. The woman is going to eat out with the leaders of her company. truefalse 2. The woman is not prepared for the invitation. truefalse 3. The woman is responsible for paying the bill. truefalse 4. The woman is being taken out to dinner. truefalse 5. The woman finds her proper seat by looking for her name card. truefalse Tape Script

19 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION Notes for Language and Culture 1. 座位安排是利用空间位置表示各人地位和人际关系的一种重要形式。英 语国家宴席座位安排一般是:由男主人陪伴最尊贵的女宾入席,并让其 坐在自己的右侧;女主人由最尊贵的男宾陪伴入席,让男主宾坐在女主 宾的右侧,女主人左侧是第二位重要的男宾。 中英宴请座位安排的主要区别是:中国人认为最尊贵的座位是最显著的位 置,英语国家则认为是离主人最近的座位;中国安排夫妇坐在一起,英 语国家却尽量将夫妇分开;英语国家避免两名男子或两名女子挨坐在一 起,中国人却尽量使同性坐在一起,有时甚至按性别分桌而坐。需要指 出的是,在国际交往的场合,我国越来越多地按国际惯例安排。 2. be across from 意思是 “ 在 …… 的对面,在 …… 的另一边 ” ,相当于 on the opposite side of 。

20 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION Section C Directions: Listen to the short passage and answer the following questions. The passage will be repeated two times. Words & Expressions wait in line 排队等候 fast-food restaurant 快餐店 decoration n. 装饰,装潢 chatter v. 唠叨 bill n. 钞票 grimace v. 做鬼脸

21 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. Where was the woman? She was waiting. 2. What did the sign on the wall say? That the restaurant would not accept. 3. Who did the woman talk to? The woman in line. 4. Why did the woman think that the fast-food restaurant did not need to put up the sign? Because if she had bills bigger than $20 she. 5. What does the joke imply? That only poor people eat at. KeyTape Script

22 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking A woman was waiting in line at a fast-food restaurant. As she was waiting, she looked around at the other customers and at the decorations in the restaurant. She saw a man staring out the window as his young daughter chattered in his ear. Then her eyes fell upon a sign on the wall nearby. The sign said, “No bills bigger than $20 will be accepted.” The woman grimaced, looked in her wallet, and then glanced at the woman behind her. “Really,” she said to her, “did they have to put that sign up? If I had bills bigger than $20, I wouldn’t be eating here.” LISTENING COMPREHENSION Key

23 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking LISTENING COMPREHENSION 1. Where was the woman? She was waiting in line. 2. What did the sign on the wall say? That the restaurant would not accept bills bigger than $ Who did the woman talk to? The woman standing behind her in line. 4. Why did the woman think that the fast-food restaurant did not need to put up the sign? Because if she had bills bigger than $20 she would not be eating at the restaurant. 5. What does the joke imply? That only poor people eat at fast-food restaurants. Tape Script

24 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking COMPOUND DICTATION Section A Directions: Write down the sentences that you hear. The sentences will be repeated three times. 1. ____________________________________________________ 2. ____________________________________________________ 3. ____________________________________________________ 4. ____________________________________________________ 5. ____________________________________________________ Key

25 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking COMPOUND DICTATION 1. I’d like to make dinner reservations for two for this evening. 2.Our party rooms can facilitate up to 200 people. 3.I think about 80 people will be coming to her wedding. 4.Yes, we are planning on having a banquet for our 40th anniversary. 5.We will celebrate his first birthday at my parents’ house.

26 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking COMPOUND DICTATION Section B Directions: Listen to the passage and fill in the blanks with the missing words. The passage will be repeated two times. There are some basic rules one should remember when preparing to host a party. First, if you are the host you should be _____________. If you cannot be on time, you should find someone who can _____________ your guests for you. It is equally rude if your guests decide _____________ late. If someone breaks something that you own, you can ask them to pay you for it. If you are the host of an informal party, then it is okay to ask if there would be any guests who would be willing to help you _____________. If your party is formal, then it is better not to ask. If someone _____________ to help you, then it is okay to accept their help. Key

27 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking COMPOUND DICTATION There are some basic rules one should remember when preparing to host a party. First, if you are the host you should be on time. If you cannot be on time, you should find someone who can greet your guests for you. It is equally rude if your guests decide to show up late. If someone breaks something that you own, you can ask them to pay you for it. If you are the host of an informal party, then it is okay to ask if there would be any guests who would be willing to help you clean up. If your party is formal, then it is better not to ask. If someone volunteers to help you, then it is okay to accept their help.

28 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING Section A I. Listen In and Speak Out Directions: Listen to the conversation and repeat it sentence by sentence. Words & Expressions spouse n. 配偶 make it 能够出席 neat a. 睿智的

29 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING MAN:Hey, we are having a birthday party for Madeline this Friday. Can you come? WOMAN:That sounds like a blast. ① But I will have to ask Bob if it is okay. MAN:If you want to, you can invite him along. The party isn’t only for our company’s employees but also for their spouses. WOMAN:Well, I will ask Bob. I am not sure if he has something different planned for Friday night. MAN:Okay. Can you let me know by Wednesday if you can make it or not? WOMAN:That should be fine. I’d really like to come. ② But I don’t know what Bob will think. MAN:When you find out, please let me know. ③ WOMAN:That should be no problem. See you tomorrow.

30 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING II. Practice Directions: Act out the conversation by using the following expressions. ① That sounds like a blast. It sounds like a lot of fun. That sounds like it will be lots of fun. That sounds neat. ② I’d really like to come. I’d like to go to the party. I’d really like to show up. I’d like to be there, too. ③ When you find out, please let me know. When you know if you can come, please let me know. Let me know if both of you will be coming. Let me know either way. Sample

31 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING III Sample Conversation MAN: Hey, we are having a birthday party for Madeline this Friday. Can you come? WOMAN: That sounds like it will be lots of fun. But I will have to ask Bob if it is okay. MAN:If you want to, you can invite him along. The party isn’t only for our company’s employees but also for their spouses. WOMAN:Well, I will ask Bob. I am not sure if he has something different planned for Friday night. MAN:Okay. Can you let me know by Wednesday if you can make it or not? WOMAN:That should be fine. I’d really like to show up. But I don’t know what Bob will think. MAN:Let me know either way. WOMAN:That should be no problem. See you tomorrow.

32 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING Section B I. Listen In and Fill Out Directions: Listen to the conversation and fill in the blanks with the missing words, consulting the useful expressions in the box if you have difficulty. Words & Expressions fiancée n. 未婚妻 mutton n. 羊肉 freshwater a. 淡水中生长的 sample v. 品尝 platter n. 大平盘 be booked solid 预约额满 veal n. 小牛肉 ham n. 火腿 hot pot 火锅

33 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING WAITER:What kind of menu would you like to select for the wedding? MAN:I’d like to order chicken, but my fiancée would like to have fish. _______________ ① WAITER:Many other couples like to order mutton. Our specialty is freshwater fish. _________________ ② ① What is your honest opinion? I would like your honest opinion about what would be best. In your opinion, what would be best? In your experience, what is best? ② I can assure you, whatever you choose you will not be disappointed. Whatever you choose will be just fine. Our service will not disappoint you no matter what your choice is. You’ll like whatever you choose. Key

34 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING MAN:_________________ ③ WAITER:Yes, of course, sir. We can prepare a full platter for you and your fiancée. MAN:That would be wonderful. Then we will have an easier time _________________. ④ WAITER:You’ll have to wait until this weekend to sample the food as this evening we are booked solid. MAN:Great! Thanks so much for your help. ③ Can we sample the food that you prepare for weddings? Could we sample what you prepare? Is there any way we could sample the food that you prepare? Is it possible to sample what you prepare? ④ making a decision making a choice making up our minds deciding Key

35 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING WAITER:What kind of menu would you like to select for the wedding? MAN:I’d like to order chicken, but my fiancée would like to have fish. I would like your honest opinion about what would be best. ① WAITER:Many other couples like to order mutton. Our specialty is freshwater fish. I can assure you, whatever you choose you will not be disappointed. ② MAN:Is there any way we could sample the food that you prepare? ③ WAITER:Yes, of course, sir. We can prepare a full platter for you and your fiancée. MAN:That would be wonderful. Then we will have an easier time making up our minds. ④ WAITER:You’ll have to wait until this weekend to sample the food as this evening we are booked solid. MAN:Great! Thanks so much for your help.

36 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING II. Practice Directions: Act out the conversation by using the following information. ① the birthday party veal the birthday girl ham girls beef pot roast chicken wings ② the going away party beef the guest of honor duck people pork chops goose ③ the business meeting Shanghai food some of my colleagues spicy dishes customers diced chicken with hot peppers Chongqing hot pot Sample

37 Warm-UpSkillsListeningDictationSpeaking FOLLOW-UP SPEAKING III. Sample Conversation WAITER:What kind of menu would you like to select for the business meeting? MAN:I’d like to order Shanghai food, but some of my colleagues would like to have spicy dishes. I would like your honest opinion about what would be best. WAITER:Many other customers like to order diced chicken with hot peppers. Our specialty is Chongqing hot pot. I can assure you, whatever you choose you will not be disappointed. MAN:Is there any way we could sample the food that you prepare? WAITER:Yes, of course, sir. We can prepare a full platter for you and your colleagues. MAN:That would be wonderful. Then we will have an easier time making up our minds. WAITER:You’ll have to wait until this weekend to sample the food as this evening we are booked solid. MAN:Great! Thanks so much for your help.

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