The script of this programme 本節目台詞
Finn: Hello Feifei. Welcome back to the office.
Feifei: Hi Finn. Back to work!
Finn: How was your holiday? You look great.
Feifei: Fantastic, thanks! 整個假期我天天都躺在沙灘上休息…
Feifei: Yeah, just relaxing, swimming, reading novels, eating fresh seafood, and my favourite new thing: playing beach volleyball!
Finn: Cool - you must have had a ball!
Feifei: Of course we had a ball. We were playing volleyball! You can't play volleyball without... a ball.
Finn: You're right, you do need a ball - but you see I meant...
Feifei: I know what you meant, just kidding! To 'have a ball' 這個短語的意思是盡情享樂，無限狂歡。
Finn: Yes, well did you? Have a good time?
Feifei: We had... a ball!
Finn: Listen to these other people who had... a ball.
- We went to my sister's wedding at the weekend. Everyone had a ball - it was so much fun.
- I had a ball at the party. So many of my friends were there and the music was great.
Feifei: Of course we don't always use it to talk about things in the past.
Finn: Yes, listen out for people 'having a ball', like this one:
- I'm having a ball in my new job. It's so much better than my old one.
Feifei: Or you can combine with 'will' when talking about the future.
- A: I'm not sure about joining the singing class.
- B: Of course you should join - you'll have a ball!
Finn: Anyway Feifei, it's good to have you back.
Feifei: Good to be back.
Finn: We're having a ball.
Feifei: I know, it's fun to be in the studio again.
Finn: No, we're really having a ball.
Finn: Yes, BBC Learning English is holding a ball - a formal party where people come and dance - tonight.
Feifei: Oh, that kind of ball 舞會 - our ball! I'd completely forgotten! I'm playing volleyball tonight.
Finn: Well, I'm sure you'll have a ball whatever you do!
Feifei: Haha - yes, well you have a ball, at the ball!
Finn: Very good. For more English phrases, log on to bbcukchina.com. Bye.
Feifei: See ya.