M: Excuse me, I have a ticket to Perth on May 24th. Can I change to another flight on 26th?
W: Oh, sorry, the flight on that day is full. What about 27th?
M: Fine. I'll take it.
M: Shall we drive or take a bus to Zhongshan Road?
W: Forget it! It’s the rush hour. We can take the subway.
W: What took you so long?
M: Sorry! I was looking for my baseball bat.
W: Have you found it?
M: Yeah. It fell behind the toolbox when I cleaned out the garage yesterday.
M: Man, all this homework is killing me! The last place I want to go to is here in the library!
W: Me too...but we have to finish our paper first.
M: Lidia, would you mind taking this survey about different types of personalities?
W: I wish I could, but I'm afraid I will miss my train then.
W: Paul, what are you doing?
W: I said, "What are you doing?" Anything wrong with you?
M: What do you mean? I'm just sitting here reading a book!
W: That's exactly my point! We're on vacation! Why are you reading books?
M: I like reading books! I'm reading about how to take good pictures.
W: Come on! I'm heading to catch the sunset. Do come with me.
M: Wait a minute. Let me take my camera to take photos.
W: Hey, Westworld night again?
M: Yeah, I've downloaded the latest season. You seen it?
W: A bit. It's the show where robots think they're humans, right? I actually wonder whether you are a robot.
M: Aha...I think if I was a robot I'd be smart enough to discover that I am not human.
W: Smart boy. How do you think the show is going to end?
M: Er...it's hard to say, but I guess the robots will escape and take over the world. Why not join me tonight?
W: I'd rather not. I think it's boring.
M: Alright. Pull the car over and we can talk. Your application form said you have a little experience of driving, but you were driving very slowly. Didn't want to pass your driving test?
W: Gosh, I am always nervous and...I don't see the point of driving. My mom insists.
M: I see. Actually you are good at driving. Try to relax and enjoy yourself. It's OK to go a little faster. Remember driving a lot slower than the speed limit will annoy the other drivers on the road.
W: I've been driving off and on for over a year. But I still feel nervous.
M: Have you heard the old saying "practice makes perfect"? I'm sure what you need is just more experience.
W: Thank you so much. I can tell you're a patient teacher.
M: It's my job! OK. Start the engine and try again!
W: I still don't get it! Argh! I still don't understand!
M: Jenna, you're talking to yourself again. You know your biochemistry book can't hear you.
W: I know. I'm trying to figure out DNA translation. Midterms are next week and I am nowhere near ready!
M: You poor thing.
W: And this week I still have to write a paper for my biology class and a book review for my English class.
M: I also have a couple of projects due next month. But as an education major, I don't have any tests.
W: How lucky you are! I barely sleep these days.
M: You have to get some sleep or your study will be inefficient! Cheer up! What if we go out to dinner and get refreshed?
W: That does sound exciting. But, um, I have only fifteen dollars on me.
M: Don't worry. I have a restaurant gift card. My treat.
W: Thanks. You're so nice!
W:Here is the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. With the International Day of Human Space Flight coming, we'll invite experts from the United States and China to discuss the future technology in space and health.
The discussion is scheduled to start at 14:00, May 13th. Mr. Tom Miller, one of the world's top AI medical experts will give a speech titled "Artificial Intelligence and Health". Meanwhile, Professor Li Yang from Beihang University will deliver a speech on "China's Road into Space".
Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes before the program starts to allow enough time to go through security. You will NOT be admitted if you arrive half an hour after the program has started.
Please note that you must bring your ID with you. While portable electronic devices, such as mobile phones and smart watches are permitted, guests may not bring laptop computers.
Follow us on the Embassy's WeChat by searching USEmbassyChina.
I'm Julia Moore. Thank you for your attention.