《看电影学英语》之《当幸福来敲门》-Part 1

电影台词

home

Chris: Time to get up, man.

Son : All right, Dad

Chris: Come on

square

Should be here soon

go to school

Son: I think i should make a list

Chris: What do mean? For your birthday gifts?

Son :Yeah

Chris: You know you're only getting a couple of things, right?

Son: Yeah,I know. Just to look at and study so i can choose better.

Chris: Okey, well that's smart. Yeah, make a list.

Chris: Can you spell everything you're thinking of?

Son: I think so.

Chris: All right . That's good.

Chris:How you doing in here, man

Son: Okey

in school

Son: Can we go to the park today, after?

Chris: No i gotta go to Oakland. Well, maybe , we'll see.

Chris: Give me a kiss.

Chris: I'll talk to you later.

at the school gate

Chris:Excuse me.. when is somebody gonna clean this off?

Chinese: 我不会说英文

Chris:And the Y? The Y. We talked about this.

Chris: It's an I in "happiness", There's no Y in "happiness". It's an I.

Chris voiceover

I'm Chris Gardner

I met my father for the first time when i was 28 years old.

And i made up my mind when i was a yong kid that when i had children...

my children were gonna know who their father was.

This is part of my life story.

This part is called "Riding the Bus."

Riding the Bus

San Francisco 1981

Vagrant:What's that?

Vagrant: It's a time machine, isn't it?

Vagrant: Seems like a time machine.

Vagrant: That seems like a time machine. It's a time machine. Take me with you.

chris voiceover

This machine. this machine on my lap.

Vagrant: This guy, he has a time machine. He travels in the past with this machine and..

Chris voiceover

It's not a time machine

It's a portable bone-density scanner.

A medical device I sell for a living

单词

单词 词性 解释
portable adj 手提式,便携式的,轻便的
density n 密度
scanner n 扫描仪、扫描器

语法&短句

a couple of

一对、两三个

only getting a couple of things 意思是只能买几个玩意儿

clean sth off

把什么擦掉

Please clean the water off on the table.

make up sb mind

下定决心

I made up my mind to study English well after i came back from America.

part of && a part of

part of 表示一部分,表示一部分,可能是一半也可能是一半以上

a part of 表示一小部分

过去将来时

上文有个过去将来式的语法句子

And i made up my mind when i was a yong kid that when i had children,my children were gonna know who their father was.

我小时候就下定决心,当我有孩子的时候,我要让我的孩子知道他的父亲是谁。

过去将来时的语法是: 主语+was/were going to+动词原形

my children(主语) were gonna(going to) know(动词原型) who their father was.

一般将来时的特殊疑问句

句法结构:特殊疑问词+be+主语+going to+动词原形+其他

when(疑问副词) is somebody(主语) gonna(going to) clean(动词原形) this off

大意

Throught this part, we know that the story takes place in San Francisco in 1981.The protagonist's name is Chris Gardner. He is a salsman for a bone-density scanner, and he has a son.