Ross, Debbie and Bob are talking about their summer vacation plans.
Ross: Debbie, have you got any plans for August?
We really want to go on a round-island scooter trip,
it will probably take one to two weeks. Would you like to join us?
Debbie: Sounds great, but I have a meeting on Aug. 5,
a welcome party on Aug. 10, and a summer camp from Aug. 28 to 30.
Bob: Wow! You’ve got a lot on your plate.
Alright! We can work around your schedule for a 10-day trip.
1. plan n.
2. sound v.
4. work around sb’s schedule
We really／want to go／on a round-island ／scooter trip,／it will probably take／one to two weeks.
We can work around your schedule for a 10-day trip.
We can／work around／your schedule／for a 10-day trip.
TOEIC Bridge測驗 X 國中會考題型
1. What does “You’ve got a lot on your plate” mean?
(A) You are really busy
(B) You eat too much
(C) You have a lot of ideas
2. When might they start their trip?
(A) Aug. 1
(B) Aug. 13
(C) Aug. 25
3. Which is true?
(A) Debbie is too busy to join the trip
(B) Bob has already planned for other things in August
(C) Debbie has no plans from Aug. 6 to 9
1. (A) 2. (B) 3. (C)
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