八下Unit 5听力材料和课文译文

Unit 5 What were you doing when the rainstorm came? Section A:Period 11a-2d

一、Key phrases: 1.in the library / house / 在图书馆/家里;2. on the street 在街上;

3. at the bus stop 在公交车站;

4. wait for the bus 等公交车;

5. walk home 走

回家; 6. go off (闹钟)发出响声; 7. take a hot shower 洗个热水澡

二、Key sentences: 1. What was the girl doing at the time of the rainstorm? 暴风雨

时女孩正在干什么?

She was doing her homework. 她正在做家庭作业。

2. Tell us what happened yesterday morning. 告诉我们昨天早晨发生什么了。

3. My alarm didn’t go off so I woke up late. 我的闹钟没有响,所以我起晚了。

4. I was so busy looking for the umbrella that I didn’t see a car coming.

我是如此忙于找伞以至于我没有看见一辆车正开过来。

三、Listening materials. 听力材料

Section A, 1b

[in the studio]

Reporter: The weather is beautiful today! But yesterday’s rainstorm was the heaviest one so far this year. So, what were people doing yesterday at the time of

the rainstorm?今天的天气很好!但是昨天的暴雨是我今年到现在为止

最厉害的一次。那么,下暴雨的时候,你在干什么呢

[outside the studio, on the street]

Girl: I was at home doing my homework. But I could hear the heavy rain against my bedroom window. 我在家写作业。但是我能听到大雨敲打我卧室窗子的声音。

Boy: I was reading at the library after school. I’m so glad I didn’t decide to play basketball. 放学后我在图书馆看书。我是那么开心,我没有去打篮球Woman: I was waiting for the bus after work. Then the rain suddenly started and I got all wet. 我下班后在等公交车。然后是大雨突然降临,我全淋湿了Man: I was walking home from the supermarket. Luckily, I had an umbrella, but I still got wet! 我在从超市往家走。幸运的是,我带了雨伞,但是我仍然淋湿了[back in the studio]

Reporter: Looks like many people were caught in the rain yesterday. Many took hours to get home …看来许多人昨天淋了雨,许多人花费了几个小时才到家Section A, 2a, 2b

Boy: Yesterday was a terrible day. 昨天是可怕的一天。

My alarm didn’t go off so I woke up late. 我的闹钟没响,所以我醒晚了

It was seven thirty when I woke up, and I needed to be at school by eight! 当我醒的时候已经七点半了,并且我需要八点之前到校

I ran to the b us stop… but, I still missed the bus.我跑向车站,但是我还是错过了公交车

It was eight thirty when I got to school.当我到达学校的时候,已经八点半了

My teacher was angry and I felt bad all day. 我的老师很生气,我感到很糟糕

At four thirty, it was time to go home. 在四点半,到了回家的时候

I was waiting for the bus wh en… all of a sudden … it began to rain heavily. 突然下起大雨的时候,我正在等公交车

It was like… a really crazy rainstorm!真是一场疯狂了的暴风雨啊

I thought I had an umbrella in my schoolbag, so I kept trying to look for it. 我原以为我带了雨伞,所以一直在寻找它

I was so busy looking for the umbrella tha t I didn’t see a car coming. 我是这么忙于寻找雨伞,以至于没看见一辆车驶过。

And it got water all over me! 我全身上下弄了一身水

I was waiting like that … completely wet … for maybe almost an hour. 我完全湿透了,就那样等了几乎是一个小时

Finally, the bus came and brought me home.最后,公交车来了,把我带回家

I took a hot shower and ate some warm food. It felt so good to be home! 我洗了一个热水澡,吃了一些热饭,我感觉在家真好啊

Section A 2d Role-play the conversation.

Mary: What were you doing last night, Linda? I called at seven and you didn’t pick up.琳达,昨晚你在干什么?我七点给你打电话,但是你没有接

Linda: Oh, I was in the kitchen helping my mom. 奥,我在厨房,帮妈妈做饭呢Mary: I see. I called again at eight and you didn’t answer then either.我明白了,我八点的时候又给你打电话,那你还是没接

Linda: What was I doing at eight? Oh, I know. When you called, I was taking a shower. 八点我在干什么呢?奥,我想起来了,当你打电话的时候,我正在洗澡

Mary: But then I called again at nine. 但,我九点给你打电话的时候呢

Linda: Oh, I was sleeping at that time. 奥,那时我在睡觉

Mary: So early? That’s strange.这么早啊,太奇怪了

Linda: Yeah, I was tired. Why did you call so many times? 是的,我累了。你为什么打这么多次电话呢

Mary: I needed help with my homework. So while you were sleeping, I called Jenny and she helped me. 我的作业需要你给我帮忙。因此,当你睡觉的时候,我给詹妮打电话,她给了我帮助

Period 2 3a-3c Unit5What were you doing when the rainstorm came?

I. 重点词组

1. make the sky very dark.使得天空很黑

2.put pieces of wood over the windows把木块放在窗户上

3. play a card game 玩纸牌游戏

4. die(dying)down死掉

5. clean up 打扫

6. break(broke)many things apart把很多东西分离

II.重点句子

1. What was the weather like before the heavy rain started?

暴风雨开始前天气是什麽样子?

2 while his mom was making sure the flashlights and radio were working.

而他的母亲正在确认闪电,收音机正在播放。

3.Ben was helping his mom make dinner when the rain began to beat heavily against the windows.

当暴雨正击打窗户的时候本正在帮他母亲做饭。

4. it was hard to have fun with a serious storm happening outside.

很难在暴风雨天气娱乐。

5. the sun was rising太阳正在升起。

6. it brought families and neighbors closer together.它把家人和邻居们的心拉得更靠近了。

III. 3a 原文

The Storm Brought People Closer Together

暴风雨让人们彼此靠的更近

Ben could hear strong winds outside his home in Alabama.本可以听到大风就在阿拉巴马州他家门外。

Black clouds were making the sky very dark. 天空被乌云遮盖的一片昏暗。

With no light outside, it felt like midnight.就像深夜那样没有一丝光明。

The news on TV reported that a heavy rainstorm was in the area.电视上的新闻也在报道关于这个地区的暴雨。

Everyone in the neighborhood was busy. 周围的邻居都在忙碌着,

Ben’s dad was putting pieces of wood over the windows while his mom was making sure the flashlights and radio were working. 本的爸爸用木片加固窗子,而妈妈在确认手电和无线电能正常工作,

She also put some candles and matches on the table.她还放了一些蜡烛和火柴在桌子上面。

Ben was helping his mom make dinner when the rain began to beat heavily against the windows. 本正在帮妈妈做晚饭的时候窗外的雨开始激烈的敲打的窗子。

After dinner, they tried to play a card game, but it was hard to have fun with a serious storm happening outside.晚饭后,他们开始玩纸牌,但是伴随这外面的暴风骤雨,这很难使他们感受到快乐

Ben could not sleep at first. 起初,本很难入睡。

He finally fell asleep when the wind was dying down at around 3:00 a.m. 他后来终于在凌晨3点多大风平息下来的时候睡着了。

When he woke up, the sun was rising. He went outside with his family and found the neighborhood in a mess. 当他他醒来后,太阳已升起,他和家人出去后,发现街道一片狼藉。

Fallen trees, broken windows and rubbish were everywhere. 到处是歪倒的树木,破碎的窗户以及遍地的垃圾。

They joined the neighbors to help clean up the neighborhood together.他们加入邻居的队伍中,帮助一起清理社区的街道。

Although the storm broke many things apart, it brought families and neighbor s closer together.虽然暴风破坏了这里的许多东西,但是这使得他们和这里的邻居更加团结在一起。

SectionB 听力稿

Section B 1b 1c

John:Hey, Kate, why weren’t you at the school basketball competition yesterday? I called you so many times ,but you didn’t a nswer. 嗨,凯特,你为什么没参加昨天的篮球比赛?我给你打电话这么多次,但是你都没有接

Kate:Sorry, John. I left my phone at home. 对不起,约翰,我把电话落在家里了John:What were you doing at the time of the competition? 竞赛的时候,你在哪里Kate:Well, I left my house late and when the competition started, I was still making my way to school. 哦,我离开家晚了,当竞赛开始的时候,我还在往学校赶John:Then what happened?发生了什么事

Kate:When I got to the bus stop, I realized that my bag was still at home!当我到达车站的时候,我才意识我的书包忘家里了

John:But why didn’t you just go home to get your bag? 但是为什么你没有回家拿包呢

Kate:I did, but while I was running back home, I saw a dog by the side of the road and it was hurt. 我回去了,但是当我往家跑的时候,我看见一条狗在路边受伤了John:Oh, so I’m sure you helped the dog .I know how much you love animals.奥,那么我相信你帮助那条狗了,我知道你是多么热爱动物

Kate:Yes, I wanted to call the Animals Helpine 是的,我给动物热线打了电话John:OK. No wonder you didn’t make it to the competition.好的,难怪你没有参加竞赛呢

Kate:Yes, I’m so sorry I wasn’t there to cheer you on,but I’m happy tha t your team won! 是的,我很抱歉,没有在那里给你喝彩,但是我很开心,你们队赢了Period 4 Section B P38

I. 重点词组

1. the news of important events重大新闻事件

2. in history在历史上

3. on the radio通过收音机

4. in silence 沉默地

5 have meaning to 对…有意义

6. look out 向外看

7. remember to do sth.记得要做某事remember doing sth. 记得做过某事

II.重点句子

1.My parents were completely shocked.我的父母完全震惊了。

2. the World Trade Center in New York was taken down by terrorists.纽约世界贸易中心被恐怖分子摧毁

3. My friend shouted that a plane just hit the World Trade Center我的朋友大声说一架飞机刚刚撞击世界贸易中心

4 I was so scared that I could hardly think clearly after that.

我害怕极了,之后我几乎不能清晰地思考。

SectionB reading 原文

Do you Remember What You Were Doing?你还记得你当时正在做什么吗?打个比方,。People often remember what they were doing when they heard the news of important events in history,当听到关于重大历史事件的新闻时,人们常常会记得他们当时在做什么。

In America, for example ,many people remember what they were doing on April 4,1968,在美国,人们就会记得1968.4.4那天发生了什么。

This was an important event in American history。这是美国现代历史上的最重大的事件之一。

On this day, Dr. Martin Luther King was killed. 在那天,马丁路德金在美国孟斐期被人杀害了。

Although some people may not remember who killed him, they remember what they were doing when they heard the news.人们可能不记得是谁杀害了他,但他们记得当时他们听到这个消息是他们当时在做什么

Robert Allen is now over 50, but he was a school pupil at that time.罗伯特现在50多岁了,但是那时他还是一个小学生。

“I was at home with my parents”Robert remembers.“We were eating dinner in the kitchen when we heard the news on the radio. 罗伯特回忆说,我正在家和父母一起,当听到这个消息的时候,我们在吃晚饭

The news reporter said, Dr. King died just 10minutes ago, My parents were completely shocked! 新闻播音员说,马丁路德金先生十分钟以前死了,我的父母完全震惊了

My parents did not talk after that, and we finished the rest of our dinner in silence”我父母此后不再交谈,剩下的时间我们都在沉默中吃完晚饭

More recently, most Americans remember what they were doing when the World Trade Center in New York was taken down by terrorists .然而,在最近,当世贸大大厦被恐怖分子摧毁时,多数美国人记得他们当时在做什么。

Even the date — September 11, 2001 — has meaning to most Americans.甚至那个日期2001.9.11已经深深地刻在大多数美国人的心里了。

This was a day Kate Smith will never forget. 这是凯特史密斯永远难忘的一天She remembers working in her office near the two towers. 她记得当时她正在她位于两塔之间的办公室里上班

“My friend shouted that a plane just hit the World Trade Center! 我的朋友大喊,一架飞机撞到了世贸大厦

I didn’t believe him at first, but then I looked out the window and realized that is was true. 我开始不相信,但是当我往窗外看,我才意思到那是对的

I was so scared that I could hardly think clearly after that. 我是这么恐惧,以至于我此后很难想清楚

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