Situational Words and Phrases 情景词汇
1.ball n. 舞会
A: Hi, girls. Wow, don't you look sharp? You two will be the belles of the ball.
B: Thank you #ar saying so, Dad.
2.band n. 乐队
A: That hand is playing good music. Shall we dance?
B: Fine. What do you call this, a slow dance?
3.composer n. 作曲家
A: Who would you name as the greatest composer of that time?
B: Well of course Beethoven.
4.dance hall 舞厅
A: Let's，to the dance hall.
B: I am Sorry，I can't dance.
5.dancer n. 跳舞的人，舞蹈演员
A: He must be some dancer.
B: He's great. Honestly we rap well together. He's my kind of guy.
6.dancing partner 舞伴
A: Steal! we，dancing tonight?
B: I'd love to, but I'm afraid I can't find dancing partners in the ballroom.
A: Haw alert another foxtrot?
B: No, thanks. I'm. I'm really tired.
8.gracefulness n. (舞姿的)优美
A: You weren't supposed to be watching with a hard eye.
B: You know how it is. Some things one just doesn't miss. Anyway, I was admiring your gracefulness at the time.
9.introduce v. 介绍.邀请
A: I'm Louis. May I introduce you to this new dance?
B: Great! I'd love it!
10.jazz n. 爵士乐
A: What's your favorite kind of music? Do you like jazz?
B: No, I don't like jazz. I like chamber music.
A: By the way，do you know which band is playing at the dance tonight?
B: Yeah, some band called the Typhoons. I've heard that they are very good, and play in some of the best nightclubs in town.
12.melody n. 舞曲，乐曲
A: The band has changed to a fast beat melody.
B: Whit is that tempo called?
13.modern dance 现代舞
A: Are you familiar with all those other dances like the mashed potato, monkey, horse, fish and soul?
B: I haven，t heard of them before. The only modern dance I'm familiar with is the twist.
14.rack bind 摇滚乐队
A: The orchestra has finished for now. The rock band will be playing for a half-hour. Now it's a good time to take's rest.
B: Sounds great. I am a little tired.
15.rock music 摇滚音乐
A: Do you like rock music?
B: No. I can't stand rack music because it's so loud.
16.solo n. 独唱.独奏
A: How did you like the solo?
B: I enjoyed every minute of it.
17.sort of... 有点……
A: I sure hope that girl agrees to go to the dance with you tonight.
B: Yeah, I'm sort of nervous about it myself. The girl is very beautiful and I don't really even know her.
18.tango n. 探戈舞
A: I think nothing is more romantic than a tango.
B: But I prefer rumba to tango among the modern dances.
19.waltz n. 华尔兹舞
A: You dance the Waltz very well.
B: Thanks. I've learnt it for years.