林肯英语 - 5 A Day in the Life of a Typical American Family with a Student
Situation 11 Social Studies
(Robert's third period class is social studies in which students learn about different countries and societies. His teacher's name is Mr. Bert.) 他的老师是波特先生.)
Robert: Mr. Bert. I'm sick. Can I go to the nurse's office? 波特先生,我病了. 我能去看医生吗?
Mr. Bert: No, not yet. Today we're going to talk about Japan and Korea. And I think you should stay here. After we talk, if you're still feeling sick, you may go to the nurse's office. 不,不行. 今天我们要一起谈谈日本和韩国, 我觉得你应该留在这. 谈完之后,如果你仍然不舒服, 你可以去看医生.
Robert: All right. When does the class start? 好吧.什么时候开始上课?
Mr. Bert: Right now. Class, today we're going to talk about Japan and Korea. 现在.同学们,今天我们来探讨一下日本和韩国. These countries are very far away from America, but they are very important. 这两个国家离美国很远, 但是他们很重要. When I was young, we didn't learn about Asia in school, and so we knew very little. 我小的时候在学校没有学过关于亚洲的东西, 所以我们知道的很少. These days, however, politics, economics and internet have made our relationship to Asia closer than ever. 但是现在, 政治,经济, 还有网络使我们和亚洲的关系比任何时候都近. And the two countries, we have the closest relationship to are Japan and Korea. 和我们联系最紧密的两个国家是日本和韩国.
Robert: Why do we have a closest relationship to Japan and Korea? 为什么我们要和日本和韩国保持紧密联系呢?
Mr. Bert: Well, Robert, we buy more than half our cars, computers and other electronics from those two countries. 哦，罗勃特. 我们买的超过半数的汽车,电脑, 还有其他电器从这两个国家. But more importantly, they have long and interesting histories and cultures. Let me start it with the history and culture of Korea. 但是更重要的是,他们拥有长而有趣的历史和文化. 让我们从韩国的历史文化开始.