文字稿// Doug the Potato - May Be the Biggest in the World!
Do you want to hear a funny story?
In New Zealand, there is a potato called 'Doug.'
The potato has a name! Doug.
Why does the potato have a name?
Well, this potato is special.
It may be the biggest potato in the world!
Two farmers in New Zealand found the potato when they were working on their farm.
The potato is about the same size as a small dog!
It weighs almost 8 kilos!
That's a really big potato!
The farmers will not eat the potato right away because they say it is so special.
A few years ago, some people in the UK found a potato that weighed 5 kilos …
but Doug is even bigger and heavier!
Doug might be the biggest and heaviest potato in the world!
幾年前在 UK 曾經有一顆 5 公斤的馬鈴薯，但是道格更大更重。道格可能是世界上最大最重的馬鈴薯。
What would you do if you had a potato as big as Doug?
Make lots of French fries? Make a lot of potato salad?
Or would you give it a name and play with it?
Ha… what would you call your potato?
Hmmm… I think I'd call my potato Xiao Huang… or maybe Da Huang! (laughs)
Hmmm… now I'm hungry!
1. New Zealand 紐西蘭。 I hope to visit New Zealand some day.
我希望有一天去紐西蘭玩。 To see the Hobbits? 去看哈比人嗎?
No, to see the mountains and sheep. 不，是去看高山和綿羊。
2. Farmer 農夫。 Maybe you can visit a sheep farmer.
你也許可以拜訪牧羊人。 That'd be so cool! 那會很酷。
I'll ask the farmer to let me help with shearing.我會請牧羊人讓我幫忙剪羊毛。
3. Heavy 重的。 Why is your bag so heavy? 你的包包怎麼這麼重?
It's not that heavy. 這不算重。
There's just a computer and my glasses in it.
4. Salad 沙拉。 What would you like? 你想點什麼菜? I'm not hungry. I think
I'll just have a potato salad. 我不餓，我只想吃個馬鈴薯沙拉。
我們來讀一遍。 New Zealand 紐西蘭 farmer 農夫 heavy 重的 salad 沙拉
1. Where did they find the potato called 'Doug'?
A: In Australia
B: In Taichung
C: In New Zealand
2. How heavy is Doug the potato?
A: About 8 kilos
B: About 100 kilos
C: About 80 kilos
3. Doug the potato is about the size of what?
A: A small dog
B: A small bus
C: A big monkey