地道美语听力播客:Getting Home Late from School
日期:2010-10-27 11:06

(单词翻译:单击)

Dad: Where have you been? Do you know what time it is?

Caitlin: I’m sorry, Dad. I lost track of time.

Dad: Lost track of time? We’ve been worried sick about you. You were supposed to come straight home after school.

Caitlin: I know, but Janet was showing me something in her locker when a fight broke out in the hallway. The vice principal, Mr. Lopez, finally came out and broke it up.

Dad: That still doesn’t explain why you’re late. And, I don’t want any excuses.

Caitlin: Well, one of the guys in the fight was Dan, Janet’s brother. Mr. Lopez called their parents and I waited with her until they got there.

Dad: I never liked Dan. He’s trouble. I don’t want you hanging around with him.

Caitlin: I don’t. I’m friends with Janet, not her brother. I didn’t do anything wrong.

Dad: Oh, really? You missed curfew last week and now you’re late again. Just wait until your mother hears about this. You’re grounded for a week.

Caitlin: Dad! That’s not fair! None of my friend’s parents are as strict as you are.

Dad: That’s enough. I won’t have you talking back to me. Now, go to your room.

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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重点单词
  • hallwayn. 门厅;玄关;走廊
  • scriptn. 手稿,脚本,手迹 vt. 为...准备手稿
  • groundedadj. [物]接地的;有基础的 v. 停(ground
  • trackn. 小路,跑道,踪迹,轨道,乐曲 v. 跟踪,追踪
  • strictadj. 严格的,精确的,完全的