英语学习分享|【Alison带你说英语】No.1 different kinds of plays
第一课A Private Conversation说到了剧院，一起来听听老师给我们讲讲戏剧分
In Lesson 1, A Private Conversation, the man and woman went to the theatre.
There are many different kinds of plays to see at the theatre.
A musical has lots of songs, and the actors and actresses sing and dance.
Wicked（女巫前传）and Mamma Mia（妈妈咪呀）are two popular musicals on
stage right now.
A comedy makes the audience laugh with funny stories and jokes. William
Shakespeare （莎士比亚）wrote a famous comedy called “A Midsummer
A tragedy makes the audience cry with lots of fighting and a sad ending.
Shakespeare wrote a lot of tragedies, including Romeo and Juliet（罗密欧与朱丽叶）.
The most famous place to see plays in the USA is called Broadway, in New
York City. In the UK, people go to the West End in London.
“There’s no business like show business” – means that theatre is the
best job in the world
“The show must go on” – means that even though something terrible
has happened, one must be strong and keep on living
musical [ˈmju:zikəl] 音乐剧
comedy [ˈkɔmidi] 喜剧
tragedy [ˈtrædʒidi] 悲剧
audience [ˈɔ:diəns] 观众
Broadway [ˈbrɔ:dwei] 百老汇
West End 伦敦西区
1. Pretend you are the man or the woman in Lesson 1. Record yourself
talking about which play you went to, what the play was about, and
where you saw it.
2. Describe an experience in your life when you thought “the show
must go on”.