大家说英语：20110111 MP3在线课程 What Do You Drink?
What Do You Drink?
What does Pam do every day?
(Pam is at the bookstore. Jack comes in.)
Jack: Hi, Pam! What are you doing?
Pam: I'm adding some numbers.
Jack: What numbers?
Pam: I buy one latte every day.
Jack: You love coffee.
Pam: Right. One latte costs three dollars and ten cents.
Pam: In one year, I spend . . .
Jack: How much?
Pam: I spend more than $1,130 each year!
Jack: That's a lot of money!
Pam: I know!
(Jack takes out his cell phone.)
Pam: What are you doing?
Jack: Now I'm adding some numbers!
Pam: What numbers?
Jack: I buy one bottle of Coke every day. One Coke costs one dollar and fifteen cents.
Pam: So you spend . . .
Jack: Almost $420 each year! That's a lot of money!
Pam: I spend even more!
Jack: What can we do?
Pam: I can make coffee at home!
Jack: And I can drink water!
Pam: Here. Look at this book.
Do you have an expensive daily habit? Maybe you buy your favorite drink. Or you eat at restaurants. Or you take a taxi every day. You spend a few dollars on your habit every day. There are 365 days in one year. A little money each day becomes a lot of money each year. What can you do? Make your own favorite drink. Eat dinner at home. Take the bus. Then you can save money!