想要在短期内尽可能提高你的英语口语，那么不仅需要词汇量以及听力水平等综合英语能力，还需要不断练习口语，毕竟理论上口语的提升是一个永无止境的过程,今天先跟着知青英语从VOA流行美语 Unit 55: ALREADY / ONE TO TALK来开启你的口语学习之路
VOA盛行美语 Unit 55: ALREADY / ONE TO TALK
明天Michael和李华到了一家西餐馆吃饭，二人正在点菜。李华学到了两个词儿：already和one to talk。
M: OK, just order something already!
L: Michael, 你说什么？我什么菜都还没点，连效劳生都还没来呢，你怎样就说"already"呢？
M: No, no, Li Hua, I said, "Order something already!" I meant that you should hurry up.
M: When we say "already" at the end of a sentence, sometimes we are showing that we are impatient, that we want somebody to stop waiting and to do something.
M: OK. Remember when we were stopped at a light earlier today? The car in front of me didn"t move when the light turned green, so I yelled -- "Come on, move already!"
M: Yeah? Well, go ahead! Make a sentence already!
L: O.K. 你不是老是说那个叫Cindy的女孩儿有多可恶吗？ So come on, ask her out already!
M: Um, well, the sentence is correct, but I don"t really know Cindy that well. I"m a little shy around girls, you know.
L: 管他呢，你怕什么？ Just talk to her already!
M: Well, actually I"ve talked to her before, but I was really nervous. I did get her phone number. I told her I might call her if I missed class and needed to borrow her notes.
L: 啊，你曾经有她的电话号码啦！那你还等什么？要是她肯把电话号码给你，她对你肯定有兴味的。 Call her already!
M: All right! All right! Shut up already! I"ll call her.
L: 嘿， Michael，我是要帮你的忙啊！你干嘛跟我发脾气？
M: I"m sorry, Li Hua. I shouldn"t have told you to shut up. Hey, the waiter is coming. I"m hungry. Go ahead and choose something already!
L: 嗨，Michael, 你知不晓得有的时分你可真无礼啊。
M: I"m rude? You"re one to talk, Li Hua!
M: Please, calm down Li Hua. I said, "You"re one to talk." I meant that you shouldn"t say I am rude when you yourself are rude.
L: 好了，我晓得有的时分我也很粗鲁啦。所以，Michael，你说：You"re one to talk，是不是就是说咱们俩都一丘之貉，我不必说你，其实我本人也是很粗鲁的?
M: That"s right. When you told me I can be rude, I thought that that was rude. So I said, "You"re one to talk!" That means, you have the same problem, so you shouldn"t criticize me.
M: I"m shy? You"re one to talk! What about you? You are always too shy to meet new guys.
L: Well, 在中国，女孩子原本就不会自动去约男孩子的嘛！总是男的要去找女的。
M: That"s not a good excuse. I think you"re just too picky.
L: 什么？你说我太挑剔？You"re one to talk! 你本人不也老是说你碰不到既聪慧又有教养的女孩？你这不也自认为是吗？
M: I"m too proud of myself? You"re one to talk! You wouldn"t even consider going out with a guy if he didn"t have a Master"s degree.
L: 好了，好了，Michael, 咱们不要再吵了，反正也吵不出什么情理来。
M: Yeah, sorry, let"s just forget about it. Hey look, our food is here.
L: So eat already! 我们早该吃了。
MC: 各位听众，李华明天和Michael一同在餐馆点菜的时分，学到了两个美国用语的用法。Already用在命令式句子的前面时，相当于一般话外面常说的："早该如何如何"的意思。You"re one to talk!则相当于"你居然敢说这话，咱们俩都一丘之貉"的意思。
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