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Past the Point of No Return
Jan 16 2018

Past the Point of No Return

Intro 简介

You will go on many adventures in your life. Some adventures will bring you to far off places. Other adventures will be closer to home. Like, going to school or starting a new job. Most adventures reach a point where you can’t go back. When you start a new job, you probably can’t change your mind and go back to your old job. At that point, you are definitely committed to your new job. You are past the point of no return.

When you are past the point of no return, it means that you are unable to go back. You are committed to a plan. If you have a baby, you probably can’t change your mind and un-have the baby. Nope. You should have no regrets about committing to your baby. Move forward with positive thoughts and everything should turn out OK. Got it?

Kelsey and Andy are shooting a scene from the film. Watch as Nestor tries to explain to Andy why he’s past the point of no return in today’s English lesson.

You will go on many adventures in your life. Some adventures will bring you to far off places. Other adventures will be closer to home. Like, going to school or starting a new job. Most adventures reach a point where you can’t go back. When you start a new job, you probably can’t change your mind and go back to your old job. At that point, you are definitely committed to your new job. You are past the point of no return.

When you are past the point of no return, it means that you are unable to go back. You are committed to a plan. If you have a baby, you probably can’t change your mind and un-have the baby. Nope. You should have no regrets about committing to your baby. Move forward with positive thoughts and everything should turn out OK. Got it?

Kelsey and Andy are shooting a scene from the film. Watch as Nestor tries to explain to Andy why he’s past the point of no return in today’s English lesson.

Dialogue 对话

Brad:  31 Alpha, take 1.

Nestor:  Action!

Andy_H:  I think we should go back!

Kelsey:  We can’t go back! We’re past the point of no return!

Andy_H:  Perhaps, we’re past the point of no return, but are we past the point of going back?

Nestor:  CUT!

Andy_H:  What’s wrong? What’s wrong?

Nestor:  The line is “... past the point of no regrets.”

Kelsey:  I’m so sorry. I don’t know how I messed that up!

Nestor:  Your line is fine. Andy’s line is “... past the point of no regrets.”

Andy_H:  Oh?!

Nestor:  You can’t go back because of everything that’s happened, and you all know that now. But you regret having continued. OK?

Andy_H:  Got it! Hm. Ah, man! I didn’t think of that. I wish I’d thought of that last scene. Hey, can we go back, and maybe…?

Nestor:  Nope.

Andy_H:  I just feel like I could have done it better if I would just…

Nestor:  Nope. We’re past the point of no return, Andy. There’s no going back. But you can still regret.

Andy_H:  Oh?!

Nestor:  That’s a joke. Because it’s the same as the script.

Andy_H:  Oh…

Nestor:  Nobody?

Andy_H:  No…

Nestor:  Nevermind. Let’s go again!

Andy_H:  OK. I don’t think he’s funny.

Quiz 测验

  1. Which sentence is false?

  2. Nestor tries to make a __.

  3. If you have no regrets you __.

  4. Which word is not a conjunction?