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Making a Jack-o'-lantern 自己動手做南瓜燈

Joe and Mary are going to make a jack-o’-lantern for Halloween. 喬和瑪麗要為萬聖夜做一盞南瓜燈。 STEP

First, they go to a store that sells

1 pumpkins.

This place has lots of pumpkins. 這個地方有好多南瓜。 課文 正常:CD / MP3 08 朗讀 慢速:MP3 44

á 重點單字 1200

1. round [ ra8nd ] adj. 圓的

The moon is round and bright tonight.

We can find a good one here.

今晚的月亮又圓又亮。 1200

2. newspaper [ `njuz%pep0 ] n. 報紙

We saw a picture of Nathan in the newspaper.

我們可以在這裡找到上 好的南瓜。

* flavor [ `flev0 ] n.



我們在報紙上看到一張奈森的照片。 1200

3. follow [ `f3lo ] v. 沿著

You can follow this road to the flower shop.


1 2 They buy a big, round pumpkin.

你可以沿著這條路到花店。 1200

What about this one?

4. light [ la6t ] v. 點燃;點亮 (light-lit-lit)


It’s pretty cold, so we should light a fire. 天氣好冷,我們應該要升火。

á 學習焦點

1. keep + N. + adj.


keep(keep-kept-kept) 在此是「保持(某狀態)」之意。 • This coat will keep you warm.

I think it's what we want. 我想它就是我們要的。


2. take out



take 的三態為 take-took-taken。 • Brian opened the box and took out a



To keep their table clean, Mary puts

3 newspapers2 on the table.



• jack-o’-lantern [ `d.1k4%l1nt0n ] n. 南瓜燈 • Halloween [ %h1lo`in ] n. 萬聖夜(All Hallow’s Eve 的 縮寫)


• • • • • •

seed [ sid ] n. 種子;籽 candle [ `k1ndy ] n. 蠟燭 trick-or-treat [ %tr6k 7r `trit ] v. 不給糖就搗蛋 costume [ `k3stjum ] n. 服裝;裝束 mask [ m1sk ] n. 面具 ghost [ gost ] n. 鬼

This should be fine. Do you think we put down enough newspapers?




Step by Step STEP

4 They decide what kind of face to make.

Mary follows3 the lines and cuts out a 7 face.


Don’t worry.

We should make something really scary.


Don’t cut yourself!





Joe cuts a hole* in the top of the

5 pumpkin and takes out all the seeds.



When they’re done, they put a candle

8 inside the jack-o’-lantern. Yeah. It’s so cool.

There are so many seeds.



This jack-o’-lantern looks alive.* 這盞南瓜燈看起來栩栩如生。


*hole [ hol ] n. 洞


*alive [ 4`la6v ] adj. 活著的

Then, Joe draws a scary face on the 6 pumpkin.


Why are we doing this?

They light4 the candle and put the jack9 o’-lantern outside.


This is going to scare* all of the kids.



This way, we can cut on the lines.

They’ll love it.





*scare [ sk5r ] v. 把……嚇跑



 活用ABC


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1. bus [ b9s ] n. 公車

This bus can take us to the department store. 這台公車可以載我們到百貨公司。


2. taxi [ `t1ksI ] n. 計程車

Taking a Bus: We’re Going to Be Late!


Nick’s father is a taxi driver. 尼克的爸爸是一位計程車司機。


3. dress [ dr5s ] n. 禮服;洋裝

You look so pretty in that dress. 妳穿那件禮服看起來很漂亮。


4. strange [ strend. ] adj. 奇怪的

This is a very strange story, and I don’t understand it. 這是個非常奇怪的故事,我看不懂。


生動對話即時看 長度:47 秒

Part A



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Max and Lina are standing at a bus stop. 麥克斯和莉娜站在公車站。


wedding [ `w5dI; ] n. 婚禮 suit [ sut ] n. 西裝 flag down [ fl1g ] [ daUn ] 揮手攔車 fare [ f5r ] n. (交通工具的)票價

Lina: I hope the bus gets here soon.

á 學習焦點

Lina: We have to take a bus. There are no

1. Can’t (sb) + V.? (某人)不能(做某事)嗎? • Can’t I pay for this with my credit card? 我不能用信用卡付帳嗎?

2. (Sb) is late for + N. (某人)……遲到了。 late [ let ] 為形容詞「遲到的;晚的」。另外,N. + is running late. 指「(某物)晚到;(某人)快來不及了」, 用來形容事物無法在預計時間內到達,或告知他人自己會 晚到。

• Nathan will be late for the barbecue. 奈森參加烤肉會遲到。

• We are running late, so we should hurry. 我們快來不及了,所以要快一點。

3. Here you go. 給你。 Here you are. 也可表達相同語意。 • A: Can I have the salt? 可以給我鹽巴嗎?

B: Here you go/are. 給你。 34

Max: Can’t we take a taxi?2 We’re going to

be late for the wedding.* taxis. Max: I’m wearing a suit* and you’re

wearing a dress.3 We’ll look strange4 on a bus. Lina: Don’t worry about it. Our bus number

is 22. I think it’s running late. Max: Yeah. It should come at 18:00. It’s

18:15 right now. Lina: I see it! Flag it down!* Max: The fare* is NT$15. I have some

money. Here you go.

ABC Talk

d to ’t nee n g n o d ri You Just . t u o sh ell. the b

á 重點單字 1200

1. seat [ sit ] n. 座位

Sorry, there are no empty seats here. 抱歉,這裡沒有空位了。


2. shout [ ]aUt ] v. 大聲喊叫

Why is Ed shouting at Tina? 為什麼艾德要對蒂娜大吼?


3. ring [ rI; ] v. 按(鈴)(ring-rang-rung) (ring the bell [ b5l ] 是固定用法)

I rang the bell, but nobody was home. 我按了門鈴,可是沒人在家。 手機掃一下 1200


Part B

4. back [ b1k ] adj. 後面的

My DVD player is in the back room.

長度:45 秒

我的 DVD 播放機在後面的房間。 Tue


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They are standing on the bus. 他們在公車上站著。

Max: That seat1 is open. Do you want to sit



priority [ praI`7r4tI ] seat 博愛座 uncomfortable [ 9n`k9mf0t4by ] adj. pregnant [ `pr5gn4nt ] adj. 懷孕的


á 學習焦點

1. (Sth) is for (sb). (某事物)是為(某人)設計、準備的。

Lina: No, I can’t. That’s a priority seat.*

• This food is for babies.

Max: I feel uncomfortable* in this suit. I

• This present is for Brendan.

need it. Lina: It’s for older people and pregnant*


這食物是為嬰兒烹調的。 這份禮物是為布蘭登準備的。

2. get off; get on 下/上(車、船等交通工具) • Vivian is going to get off the subway. 薇薇安要下地鐵了。

Max: Oh. Our stop is coming up. Hey! We

want to get off!

• Line up when you get on the train. 上火車時要排隊。

3. Excuse me. 抱歉;不好意思

Lina: You don’t need to shout.2 Just ring3

the bell. See?

為打擾別人時的道歉用語,也可用於提問時,禮貌地引起 對方注意所說的話。

• Excuse me. Where is Salem Street?

Max: Oh, OK. Excuse me. We’re getting off.

Excuse me.

不好意思,請問撒冷街在哪裡?  隨堂測驗‧選擇題

Lina: It’s all right! We paid the fare when

we got on the bus, so we can get off at the back4 door. 中文翻譯和測驗解答請見第 61 頁

______ Which sentence is probably true? A Lina sits in the priority seat. B They get off at the front door. C Max doesn’t take the bus often. D Max is comfortable in his suit. 35

 世界好望角


: o y

- ld’s 溜溜 o Y or

今的 亙 亙古 球

W Toy e Th dest Ol Mon


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Everybody likes yo-yos. Yo-yos are more than 2,500 years old. Most people know how to use1 a yo-yo. There are many cool yo-yo tricks.* One popular trick is “walking the dog.” You roll2 the yo-yo on the floor.3 It looks like a dog walking on the floor. Then you pull the yo-yo back and catch it in your hand.4 That sounds easy, but it’s very hard. For most people, yo-yos are just fun. However, there are also yo-yo masters* called yo-yoers. These people can do very cool things with their yo-yos. á 重點單字 1200

1. use [ juz ] v. 使用

Please be quiet when you use your phone. 使用電話時請輕聲細語。


2. roll [ rol ] v. 滾動

Ryan rolled the ball to his friend. 萊恩把球滾給他朋友。


3. floor [ flor ] n. 地板;地面

I dropped my milk on the floor. 我把牛奶弄掉到地上。


4. hand [ h1nd ] n. 手

Sandra is washing her hands. 珊卓拉正在洗手。


yo-yo [ `jo%jo ] n. 溜溜球(yo-yoer [ `jo%jo0 ] n. 溜溜球達人) trick [ trIk ] n. 特技;花招 master [ `m1st0 ] n., adj. 高手(級的);大師(級的)

á 學習焦點

1. (Sb) knows how to + V. (某人)知道如何(做某事)。 否定用法為 (Sb) doesn’t know how to + V.。

• Jonas knows how to ride a motorcycle. 強納斯會騎摩托車。

• I don’t know how to make cookies. 我不會做餅乾。

2. walk the dog 遛狗 walk 在此是及物動詞「陪……走」的意思,其中定冠詞 the 可用所有格替換。 • Kevin walks his dog every day. 凱文每天都會去遛狗。

3. pull back 把……拉回來 pull [ pUl ] 是動詞「拉」的意思,pull back 是可分動詞 片語。

• Iris almost fell into the pool, but James pulled

her back.

艾瑞絲差點跌進池子裡,還好詹姆士把她拉了回來。 40

A Window on the World

á 重點單字 1200

1. enter [ `5nt0 ] v. 參加;加入

The USA entered World War II in 1941. 美國於一九四一年時加入第二次世界大戰。


2. practice [ `pr1ktIs ] v. 練習

Toby hurt himself when he was practicing kung fu. 托比練功夫時傷到了自己。


3. small [ sm7l ] adj. 小的

This sandwich is too small for me. 這個三明治對我來說太小了。


4. person [ `p-sx ] n. 人 ( 複數為 people [ `pipy ]) Who is the first person in line? 排隊排第一個的人是誰?

Lots of people are in the bank today. 今天銀行裡有很多人。 參考單字》

contest [ `k3nt5st ] n. 比賽 perform [ p0`f7rm ] v. 表演 á 學習焦點

1. once a year 一年一次



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once [ w9ns ] 是頻率副詞,表「一次;一回」。twice [ twaIs ] 是「兩次;兩回」,若要表示三次以上,要說 three/four/five times...。 • Herman takes a vacation twice a year.

課程 MP3 講解 89


Once a year, there is a contest* called the “World Yo-yo Contest.” Only the best yo-yoers get to go there. Before yo-yoers enter1 this contest, they have to practice2 for many years. In the contest, people do many difficult yo-yo tricks. Most people have special music when they perform.* There is even a smaller3 contest for people who make yo-yos. The person4 who makes the best new yo-yo wins the contest. Taiwan also has a master yo-yoer. His name is Yang Yuan-ching ( 楊元慶 ). 中文翻譯和測驗解答請見第 62 頁

• I have to take the medicine three times a

day. 我一天必須吃三次藥。

2. get to + V. 得以(做某事) get 的三態為 get-got-gotten。 • Norman got to meet his favorite actor. 諾曼得以見到他最喜歡的演員。

ABC 超音波 ce 發 [ s ] 的音,如文中的 once、practice 和常見的 nice、dance、choice 等字。

 隨堂測驗‧填空題

q Kevin __________ Italian every day. w Alex is a really nice __________. e Janet lives in a very __________ house. r Steve wants to __________ the Olympics. 圖片來源:Flickr(Beyond Neon)、網路截圖


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