S= Student C= Clerk
S: Excuse me, I'm looking for your English textbooks.
C: They're right over there, next to the dictionaries.
S: Do you have any textbooks to help improve students' reading skills?
C: Let' s see. These books here focus on grammar, and those are mainly for conversation practice... Here we are. This book has short passages for students to read and answer questions about.
S: Great. That' s just the sort of thing I'm looking for. Thanks.
1．Excuse me, (but) S + V 对不起，……
Excuse me, could you help me with this?
2．look for... 寻找……
He's looking for a new apartment.
4．next to... 在……的隔壁
Bob lives next to the post office.
5．help (to) V 帮忙／助……
A lot of people helped finish the project.
6．improve vt. 改善，增强，使进步
He needs to improve his English before he can study abroad.
7．Let's see 我看看。
A: Do you have a package for John Smith?
B: Let's see. Yes, here it is.
8．focus on... 集中（注意力）于……
That teacher focuses on conversation skills rather than reading and writing.
10. sort n．种类
a sort of… 一种……
= a kind of...
This animal looks like a snake but actually it's a sort of lizard.