地道美语听力播客:Asking for Directions问路
地道美语听力播客English as a Second Language Podcast (ESLPod)，是一家位于美国加州洛杉矶的英语教育研究机构推出的英文听力会话，于2005年7月23日首播， 主播Dr. Jeff McQuillan为南加州大学的语言学博士， 现专注于外国语学生的英语学习研究。该播客在iTunes store播客的教育子分类中，与Grammar Girl Just Vocabulary常居前三甲.I went to Vancouver for a meeting this week. I have always liked Vancouver, and on top of that , my cousin Dominick just moved there. I got in touch with him and he invited me over to see his new place.
On the way over, though, I got a little lost. I knew I was in the right area, but I was turned around. He lived in an apartment over an old bakery and I couldn't find it.
I stopped a man who was walking by to ask for directions.
Lucy: Excuse me, could you tell me how to get to the Cross Bakery building?
Man: The Cross Bakery building? Oh sure. You're actually walking in the opposite direction.
Lucy: Oh, you're kidding! I thought I was heading east.
Man: No, east is the other direction . To get to the Bakery, you need to turn around and go three blocks to Broadway. When you get to the intersection of Broadway and Elm, you hang a left. Go straight down that street for half a block and then you'll see the building on your left.
Lucy: Okay, let me see if I've got that. I need to go down Elm until I hit Broadway, then I make a left and the building is on my left hand side. Is that right?
Man: Yeah, you've got it . Do you want me to show you the way?
Lucy: Thanks for the offer, but I think I've got it. Hopefully, I won't get lost again on my way there!
Script by Dr. Lucy Tse