Helen: Hello, this is Real English from BBC
Learning English, I’m Helen.
Helen: In Real English, we look at words and phrases that you might not find in your dictionary.
Helen: Nobody does it better. Now then Zo, tell me are you a gambling addict?
Zo: A gambling addict?
Helen: Yes. Do you like to gamble?
Zo: Gamble – 赌博. Sorry, Helen. I don’t gamble very much. Why do you ask?
Helen: I asked because today’s word is connected to gambling.
Zo: What’s today’s word, Helen.
Helen: Today’s word is scratchcard.
Helen: Yes, scratchcard. That’s two words together. Scratch
Zo: Scratch. 抓，刮，
Helen: And card来源：考试大
Zo: Card. 卡片
Zo: 那 a scratchcard是什么意思呢, Helen.
Helen: Well, in Britain it’s a form of gambling. You buy a scratchcard from a newsagent or supermarket. It has a special silver outer layer which you scratch off and underneath it tells you if you have won a prize or not.
Zo: 哦，我明白了。A scratchcard 就是一张彩票，很多人都愿意时不时的买一张，刮刮看，来试试自己的运气。
Zo: 那如果中奖了，能得到什么呢, Helen?
Helen: Usually, you win money – anything from ￡1 to thousands of pounds
A: You look very happy today.
B: Yeah, I just won ￡50 with a scratchcard.
A: Lucky you!
Helen: So let’s recap what we’ve learned.
Zo: A scratchcard – 就是彩票。
Helen: Right. Well, I think we have run out of time again, Zo. See you again for more Real English from BBC
Zo: Bye for now.