Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第十天(完结) Episode10 – Getting Ready for Bed and Going to Sleep

Episode 10 – Getting Ready for Bed and Going to Sleep At 10:30, I decide to get ready for bed. When I was little, my mother would read me a bedtime story(fairy tales:a story about something that isn't true, usually with imaginary characters.).I’m looking forward to having that ritual( is something that you do on a regular schedule or at a regular time every day or maybe every week or every month) ... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第九天 Episode9 – Relaxing, the Mail, and the Trash

Episode9 – Relaxing, the Mail, and the Trash With the dinner dishes done, my wife and I each sit down on the couch to chill out( means to relax. Sometimes if someone is very excited, you may say, “Hey, chill out,” means relax, don't be so excited. You will also hear just the word chill. “Hey, chill,” that's informal for relax, don't be so excited. You will also hear people say, “I'm just chilling.... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第八天 Episode8 – Making and Eating Dinner, and Washing Up

Episode8 – Making and Eating Dinner, and Washing Up When I get home, I start on dinner right away. I clean off the kitchen counter (where you prepare food.)after putting away the groceries (We sometimes call a supermarket a grocery store )and decide to make pasta. I preheat the oven to 375( in other words, 375 degrees Fahrenheit) to bake (cook something, usually in an oven)the bread and to keep th... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第七天 Episode 7 – The Commute Home and Running Errands

Episode 7 – The Commute(means driving back and forth from your house to your work. ) Home and Running Errands( means to do something, usually something outside of your house. For example, going to the grocery store, going to the drug store, stopping by the post office to mail a letter, these are things that you have to do that are not part of your work but that you need to do in your daily life. A... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第六天 Episode 6 – At My Desk, on Break, and at Lunch

On the way to the office, I was thinking about what I have on my agenda today. When I get to my desk, there is a stack of new memos (short for memorandum)and papers in my inbox. When I turn on my computer, I see at least two-dozen emails I need to go through. Just as I start in on (means to begin to do something)the email, my phone rings. It’s my project manager, Julie, asking me to come in for a ... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第五天 Episode 5 – The Commute to Work

The Commute (means to go from your house to your work)to Work I open my car door (If you have a car that has a back seat, you could have a two-door car or a four-door car. )and throw my briefcase in the back seat(the passenger seats and the driver's seat.), and get comfortable for my drive. I put my coffee mug(is just a big cup) into the cup holder, put the keys in the ignition(is the part of the ... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第四天 Episode 4 – Getting Dressed & Ready for Work

Episode 4 – Getting Dressed & Ready for Work I go back into my bedroom and open up my closet (a place where you keep things)door. I have about 30 dress shirts(=for nice pants that you would wear to work,usually has a collar on it ≠casual shirt), 10 pairs of pants(Pants are what you put on your legs. Dress pants for nice pants that you would wear to work.), a half-dozen ties, and some sweaters(... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第三天 Episode 3 – Eating Breakfast

Episode 3 – Eating Breakfast I walk into my kitchen and turn on the coffeemaker(the coffee filter, and the coffee pot,throw out the coffee grounds). I always put the coffee, filter, and water in the night before so it’s ready to go. Next, I open the door of the cupboard(['kʌbɚd]) where the cereal is stored. I would love to have ham and eggs for breakfast every morning(a very heavy breakfast meanin... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第二天 Episode 2 – Cleaning Up

Episode 2 – Cleaning Up I go into my bathroom sometime around 6:45 a.m. My sink(also with faucet and drain) and medicine cabinet are on the left when you enter my bathroom. The toilet(When you are done using the toilet, you then flush the toilet.) is next to that, with the tub in front. Anyway(as I was saying), I turn on the lights, and try to find the mouthwash in the medicine cabinet. I pour a s... more...

Day in the Life of Jeff-学习第一天 Episode 1 – Getting Up

接下来的几天内我们将学习jeff的一天,感谢ESLpod(English as a Second Language Podcast)为我们这些英语学习者们提供了这么好的资料。 Episode 1 – Getting Up The worst part of the day for me is definitely when I have to get up.Waking up, that I can handle( to deal with). But getting up? That, I hate. The covers( the layers of fabric that cover a bed; the cloth material that covers a bed and that keep one warm) I have on my bed are heavy, mostl... more...