Máy của bạn không hỗ trợ nghe xem

Luyện môn nhảy cầu cho Olympics

Lời thoại chương trình - Transcript

Natalie

Hi I'm Natalie and welcome to Talking Sport.

Today we are talking about diving and we will be learning the words criticism and encouragement.

Diving is a very popular sport at the Olympics and China has some of the best divers in the world.

So what makes the Chinese divers so good?

Let's hear from BBC reporter Michael Bristow who has been to the Chinese training base.

Listen for how many days a week the divers train and listen for the words criticism and encouragement.

Clip

This is where China's top divers come to train. They spend 6 days a week here, spending around 3 or 4 hours in the pool. Now arranged around the side of the pool there are trainers, these watch every dive offering words of criticism and encouragement.

Natalie

Listen again for how many days a week the divers train for and listen once again for the words criticism and encouragement.

Clip

This is where China's top divers come to train. They spend 6 days a week here, spending around 3 or 4 hours in the pool. Now arranged around the side of the pool there are trainers, these watch every dive offering words of criticism and encouragement.

Natalie

Michael said the divers spend 6 days a week training.

Michael said the trainers offer words of criticism and encouragement.

criticism

On screen

criticism

chê, chỉ trích

Natalie

encouragement

On screen

encouragement

khen, động viên

Natalie

Well we have learnt the nouns criticism and encouragement.

Now let's look at the verb form of these words. Criticise and encourage.

Let's listen to some people in London using these words.

Ý kiến người qua đường

My lecturer encourages me to read a lot of books.

My girlfriend loves to criticise me.

My family encouraged me to go to university.

I find it hard to criticise my own work.

On screen

My lecturer encourages me to read a lot of books.

My girlfriend loves to criticise me.

My family encouraged me to go to university.

I find it hard to criticise my own work.

Natalie

I'm Natalie and that’s all from Talking Sport.

See you next time.

Các thành ngữ với water - Water Idioms

Dưới đây là một số thành ngữ với từ 'water':

Hãy hoàn thành các câu sau dùng các thành ngữ ở dạng sao cho thích hợp.

1. A: How is Sarah managing with the new computer system?

B: She is doing great, she has taken to it _______________.

2. I don't know what I am doing! I have never done this before. I really am _______________.

3. Johnny didn't do his homework again. He is in _______________ with the teacher.

4. It is important to visit your parents Jill. Remember _______________.

Tiêu, dùng - Spend

Trong đoạn video phóng viên dùng từ 'spend':

"They spend six days a week here, spending around three or four hours in the pool."

Từ 'spend' có thể được dùng để nói tới tiền bạc và thời gian

Time - Thời gian:

e.g. I spend an hour every morning swimming.

Money - Tiền bạc:

e.g. I spend £50 a week on food.

Hãy đọc các ví dụ bên dưới và quyết định xem từ 'spend' được dùng để nói tới thời gian (time) hay tiền bạc (money).

1. I spend a lot of my time at work. (time/money)

2. My sister spends a lot of money on clothes. (time/money)

3. I need to spend more time with my parents. (time/money)

4. I used to spend Saturday afternoons shopping, but now I don't have the money to do that.

(time/money)

Đáp án - Answers

1) Water idioms

1. A: How is Sarah managing with the new computer system?

B: She is doing great, she has taken to it like a duck to water.

2. I don’t know what I am doing! I have never done this before. I really am a fish out of water.

3. Johnny didn't do his homework again. He is in deep water with the teacher.

4. It is important to visit your parents Jill. Remember blood is thicker than water.

2) Spend

1. I spend a lot of my time at work. Answer: time

2. My sister spends a lot of money on clothes. Answer: money

3. I need to spend more time with my parents. Answer: time

4. I used to spend Saturday afternoons shopping, but now I don't have the money to do that. Answer: time