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如何准备SLEP考试 
1.Read English newspapers & magazines. The internet has many authentic texts. 
2.Practice your English knowledge by talking to your classmates in English,watching English films and using the wide variety of good English Language websites available. 
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Festival Phrases 音乐节短语 
The script of this programme 本节目台词 
Yang Li: 大家好我是杨莉,这是BBC热门栏目《地道英语》。 
William: I’m William Kremer. Welcome to the programme. 
Yang Li: Hi William, I’m so excited! 
William: Really? What’s brought this on, then? 
Yang Li: This weekend something really really great is happening! Do you know what it is? William: No... 
Yang Li: It has to do with music... 
William: Ah, is it a big opera? 
Yang Li: No, it takes place outdoors... 
William: Ah, is it opera in the park? 
Yang Li: No, no, it’s not opera. It’s Glastonbury! Glastonbury 英国夏季举行的大型音乐节。 
William: Oh wow, I’ve never been. I’m so jealous. What’s the line-up this year? 
Yang Li: Oh no, you don’t have to queue. You can just get tickets online. But of course, they are sold out now. 
William: No, no, no, the line-up, Yang Li. Who’s playing? 
The Chemical Brothers are in the line-up for Glastonbury. 
Yang Li: Oh, there’s U2 and the Chemical Brothers and Fleet Foxes and Elbow... and loads and loads of bands. 不过 William, 我不太明白你刚才说的短语是什么意思,什么是 line-up... 
William: Well, in America to ’wait in line’ means to queue. But a line-up refers to all the bands that are playing in a festival. 
Yang Li: Ah, a line-up 指的是所要参加演出乐队阵势。那么这个词是不是专门用来形容音乐节呢? 
William: No, it isn’t. Listen to this:
 
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Example 
Man: Is Jones playing this weekend? 
Man 2: No, he’s still injured so he’s not in the line-up.
 
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Yang Li: 在以上例句里面,’the line-up’ 意思是体育团队里的一员,他受伤了,不在团队之列。The line-up. Well, anyway, it’s a pretty good line-up at Glastonbury this weekend. I can’t wait! 
William: Who’s headlining on Sunday? 
Yang Li: What do you mean? 
William: Who’s headlining? Ah, I think I know why you’re confused. ’To headline’ doesn’t mean to be in the news. It means to be the main act in a festival. The main act is ’the headline act’.
 
Beyonce is the headline act at Glastonbury this year. 
Yang Li: Oh right. To headline 意思是音乐节上的领衔主演 the headline act. Well, I think Beyoncé Knowles is headlining on Sunday. She’s the headline act. 
William: Ah yes, Beyoncé. I’ve heard of her. Is she the one that does that dance, like this... 
Yang Li: 别了,别了 William, 让我看着怪难受的,你跟 Beyoncé 舞姿相比还差点! 
William: (laughing) OK, OK. So, what time do you leave? 
Yang Li: Eh? 
William: What time are you going to Glastonbury? It’s quite a long way, you know. You should probably be getting a train about now. 
Yang Li: 哈哈,你还信以为真了!其实我不去,你知道票价有多吓人吗!而且一想到露宿在外,湿湿漉漉,泥泥浆浆的,那些临建厕所 oh no, no, no!我宁愿在家里看电视,舒服多了。 
William: Oh right, OK! Well for everyone who is going to a music festival this year, we hope that you have a fantastic time. I hope that the line-up is great and that the headline act doesn’t disappoint. Bye! 
Yang Li: Bye.

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