「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20220518)

1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3'  unit2 'Travel blogs’

Reading Jakes Journey and Chloe’s travel



2,Here is a talk about ‘Radio Eikaiwa’.

Topic is verb take.

First story Masaya and Deena are talking about sock shop.

a Wow, Harajuku has really changed a lot!

b Yes, I know. The station is completely different. Hey, Deena. Let's go to that new character sock shop? Can you find it?

a I think so. Oh, it's right here. Look at all the colorful socks, Masaya.

b There are so many. What will you get?

a Not so fast! We just got here.Hey, look at these 'Dragon Player' anime socks. 

b They are cute. But I'll take these.Where  the cash register?

a  Wait, Masaya!

key sentence is I'll take these.

take his hand.

take the business card from 

take medicine

take this case for example

take a seattake a call

take test

take an examination

take a taxi

take a busstake the Yamanote line

take a risktake a chance

Let's take a taxi.

I didn't have a reservation, but I decided to take a chance.

I have to take this call. Sorry.

 

Second story Roxy and her Grandpa are talking about how to take the temperature.

a Roxy, what's wrong? Do you feel ill?

b I'm not sure, Grandpa. I feel a little weak this morning. I have a headache.

a Here, let me take your temperature? Hmmm. Sounds to be normal. Your temperature is only 98.5.

b ninety-eight? That's almost boiling.

  1. Oh, we use Fahrenheit in England. I suppose you're used to Celsius in Japan.

b That's right.

a Well, some British people use Celsius, but I'm kind of old-fashioned.

key sentence is Let me take your temperature.

take your blood presdure

take your pulse

take a picture

take a picture

take a video

take my wallet

take a break

I took a lot of photos on our holiday.

I think I'll take a quick nap.

Shall we take a break?

 

Third story Casper and the station staff are talking his lost wallet.

a Is this Casper Middlefield?

b Yes, speaking.

a This is the Clover Valley Station office. A wallet has been brought to our Lost-and

-Found.

b Oh, great! I hope it's mine.

a Can you describe it?

b Yes, it's blue, and the inside is brown.

a I see. We need you to bring some identification.

b OK, I have my passport. What a relief!

a From now on, I advise you to check your belongings carefully before getting off the train.

b I'll take your advice. Thank you.

key sentence I'll take your advice.

take an offer

take a job

take responsibility

take the cosequences

Don't take it the wrong way.

take something seriously

take something badly

take something well

D-on't take it literaly.

Take it easy.

I can't take it anymore.

This room can take 250 people.

How did she take the news?

You had better take him seriously.He's always joking.

That shuttle buss can take 50 people at most.

 

Last story Masaya and Deena are talking about walking after lanch.

a That was the best Hamburger I've ever had.

b I know. It was kind of a gourmet bueger, wasn't it?

a Yes, it was expensive  but it was worth it. Deena, how  about walking to Shibuya? We don't need to take the train.

b Right, After that big lunch, I feel like walking.

How long does it take to walk there?

a It'll only take 15 minutes or less when we walk fast.

b Oh, let's see a movie?

a Sure.

key sentence it'll only takes 15 minutes or less when we walk fast.

take care of

take advantage of

take timde 

take money

take courage

What does it take to be a good teacher?

How long does it take to walk there?

It took me 2 hours to finish this report.

I'll take care of your plant. No problem.

It took my son to solve this puzzle.

You have what it takes to be surgeon



「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20220511)

Today's speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
During this Golden Week, I kept myself busy on gardening everyday to use motor mower machine and chain saw.
I cut no less than 10 trees. That's why I was exhausted a lot.
Now I would like to speak about ラジオ英会話.
Topic is verb: put and leave.
First story is; Felicia and Mr. Morikawa are talking.
a Felicia, you've been doing a great job on the ads.
b Thank you, Mr. Morikawa. I enjoy working with Yuriko. She has more experience than I do.
a That's true, but you have a lot of fresh ideas.
b Well, I have a younger perspective on things, maybe.
a Exactly. That's why I'm putting you in charge of the advertising department.
b Me? But, what about Yuriko? She's my manager.
a I'm afraid she has decided to quit.
b Really?
key sentence is I put you in charge of the advertising department.
Put has various meanings.
put him into the begining group
put your life at risk
pu English into Japanese
put my feeling into words
put the family first
My boss says I should put the company first.
I love her, but I can't put my feeling into words. Help me!
She is good enough to put in adcanced group.

Second story; Yuriko and Mr.Morikawa are talking.
a So, Mr. Morikawa, how did Felicia react to the news of me leaving the company?
b She was very surprised, of course.
a I'm sure she will do a great job as head of the advertising department.
b Well, it will be a challenge, but she can do it.
a It's tough leaving this company. i've been working here for over 20 years.
b You've contributed a lot, Yuriko. We will miss you.
a I'll miss everybody, too.
key sentence it's tough leaving this company.
Leave means ' 去る'.
leave London for Paris
leave the job
leave the soccer club
leave school
leave me
I'm leaving for Singapore this evening.
My grandad left schiol when he wa 13 years old.
He promised that he would never leave me.

Third story; Casper and station staff are talking.
a Excuse me, I've a problem. I left my wallet in the train.
b Are you sure it's in the train?
a Yes, I used my train card to enter the gate. It's always in my wallet. It must have been fallen out of my wallet onto the seat.
b OK, would you please fill out this lost-and- found form?
a Certainly.
b If it's brought to the station office, we'll contact you.
a Thank you.
key sentence I left my wallet in the train.
Leave what you can't eat.
Leave focuses on ’残されたもの’.
There is no time left.
Leave a message.
Leave it to me.
Could I leave a message?
I'm sorry, but there is no time left for questions.
Please stop panicking. Just leave everything to me.

Last story is; a boy and tour guide are talking.
a I hope you enjoyed the traditional Aomori seafood lunch today.
b Yes, those were the best scallops I have ever had.
a Soon we will stop at our main destination: Hirosaki Castle.
b Is this the place that has the cherry trees in full bloom?
a Yes, exactly . This is one of the more famous spots to enjoy sakura in Japan. You will have two hours to look around. Don't leave your valuables unattended.
b Thanks for reminding me. I almost forgot my camera.
key sentence is Don't leave your valuables unattended.(あなたの貴重品を放置しないでね)
Leave has sentence pattern is SVOC(目的語説明型).
Leave the door unlocked.
Leave the door open.
Leave it as it is.
Leave it in.
Let's this quotation in.
Leave it out.
Let's this line out.
Leave me alone.
I'll leave the back door open.
I don't talk about it, OK? Just leave me alone.
Believe me, it's perfect. Leave it as it is.

Now Aomori Prefecture.
What do you think the most famous places are in Aomori Prefecture?

The Lake Juniko and the Marshe Aoike are famous for beautiful view place. There are lakes and marshes ,like Lake Juniko and Marshe Aoike.

Other persons are talking.
Is it he or she? means male or female?
How come? means Why?
swallow means pass down the throat

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20220505)

Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is verb: put and leave.
First story is; Felicia and Mr. Morikawa are talking.
a Felicia, you've been doing a great job on the ads.
b Thank you, Mr. Morikawa. I enjoy working with Yuriko. She has more experience than I do.
a That's true, but you have a lot of fresh ideas.
b Well, I have a younger perspective on things, maybe.
a Exactly. That's why I'm putting you in charge of the advertising department.
b Me? But, what about Yuriko? She's my manager.
a I'm afraid she has decided to quit.
b Really?
key sentence is I put you in charge of the advertising department.
Put has various meanings.
put him into the begining group
put your life at risk
pu English into Japanese
put my feeling into words
put the family first
My boss says I should put the company first.
I love her, but I can't put my feeling into words. Help me!
She is good enough to put in adcanced group.

Second story; Yuriko and Mr.Morikawa are talking.
a So, Mr. Morikawa, how did Felicia react to the news of me leaving the company?
b She was very surprised, of course.
a I'm sure she will do a great job as head of the advertising department.
b Well, it will be a challenge, but she can do it.
a It's tough leaving this company. i've been working here for over 20 years.
b You've contributed a lot, Yuriko. We will miss you.
a I'll miss everybody, too.
key sentence it's tough leaving this company.
Leave means ' 去る'.
leave London for Paris
leave the job
leave the soccer club
leave school
leave me
I'm leaving for Singapore this evening.
My grandad left schiol when he wa 13 years old.
He promised that he would never leave me.

Third story; Casper and station staff are talking.
a Excuse me, I've a problem. I left my wallet in the train.
b Are you sure it's in the train?
a Yes, I used my train card to enter the gate. It's always in my wallet. It must have been fallen out of my wallet onto the seat.
b OK, would you please fill out this lost-and- found form?
a Certainly.
b If it's brought to the station office, we'll contact you.
a Thank you.
key sentence I left my wallet in the train.
Leave what you can't eat.
Leave focuses on ’残されたもの’.
There is no time left.
Leave a message.
Leave it to me.
Could I leave a message?
I'm sorry, but there is no time left for questions.
Please stop panicking. Just leave everything to me.

Last story is; a boy and tour guide are talking.
a I hope you enjoyed the traditional Aomori seafood lunch today.
b Yes, those were the best scallops I have ever had.
a Soon we will stop at our main destination: Hirosaki Castle.
b Is this the place that has the cherry trees in full bloom?
a Yes, exactly . This is one of the more famous spots to enjoy sakura in Japan. You will have two hours to look around. Don't leave your valuables unattended.
b Thanks for reminding me. I almost forgot my camera.
key sentence is Don't leave your valuables unattended.(あなたの貴重品を放置しないでね)
Leave has sentence pattern is SVOC(目的語説明型).
Leave the door unlocked.
Leave the door open.
Leave it as it is.
Leave it in.
Let's this quotation in.
Leave it out.
Let's this line out.
Leave me alone.
I'll leave the back door open.
I don't talk about it, OK? Just leave me alone.
Believe me, it's perfect. Leave it as it is.

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20220427)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
First story is Indian Restaurant sheff and his friend are talking.
a Hello, thank you for calling Taj Palace.
b Is this Deepak?
a Speaking.
b Hi, this is Barbara. We met in a bar a while ago.
a Oh, yes, of course. How are you, Barbara?
b Fine, thanks. I was wondering. Can you make a to-go order?
a Of course. What would you like to have?
b I saw the Tandoori Special on your website.
a Yes, good choice. Only one?
b That's right, only one. Could you please have my order ready by 7?
a No problem.
key sentence could you please have my order ready by 7?
Glad to have you back.
have my hair cut.
have this coat cleaned
have your homework done
have evrybody laughing
I 'm going to have my teeth checked.
I would like to have the TV mounted on the wall.
The comedian had the entire audiance shaking with laughter.

Second story is Doug proposes marriage to Shiho.
a Oh, no! It's started to rain.
b I think I should go home now, Doug.
a I'm not having you walk home alone in this rain. Here, why don't you come under my umbrella?
b Thank you, Doug. You've always been a gentleman. That's why I like you so much.
a Shiho, the feeling is mutual. It always has been. Maybe 'like' is too weak a word.
b What do you mean?
a What I'm trying to say is 'will you marry me?'.
b Yes!
key sentence I'm not having walk home alone in this rain.
causative verb ,contrary to forceful make, have is natural, as a result of course.
I will have my staff send the document to you.
I have the doctor look at my elbow.
The coach had players do warm-up exercise.
I have the shop staff gift-wrap the chocolates.

Roxy and her grandfather are talking.
a Roxy, dear, here's your tea. Do you take milk?
b Oh, I never put milk in my tea, Granpa.
a Oh, why not? It's very strong tea and tastes better with milk.
b Maybe, but I just prefer mine black.
a In that case, we can make it weaker for you.
b That's OK. I like strong tea. Now how do I eat sconws?
a Usually with jam and clotted cream.
b Yum! They're delicious!
key sentence I never put milk in my tea.
put flowers in a vase.
put a calendar on the wall
put a spotlight on the ceilling
put salt in the cake instead of sugar
You can put the coat on this hanger.
I 'm going to put tiles on the bathroom ceilling.
Do you remember to put detergent in the washing machine.

Last sgory is Rock group Desperate Rats 's member Bill and Synthia are talking.
a Bill, do you have a moment?
b Sure, Synthia. What's up?
a Have you heard of the film director, Dris William?
b Yea, she's one who made that tap-dancing musical, right?
a Right, she contacted me recently. She wants to make a documentary about the Desperate Rats.
b Well, it's about time somebody made a film about us.
a So, you agree to the idea?
b Sure, as long as it doesn`t put too much pressure on the band.
a I'm sure it won't.
key sentence is sure, as long as it doesn't put too much pressure on the band.
put empasis on social status
put the plan into practice
put your name here
put your signature here
put the blame on me
put my trust in you
Please put seal next to your name.
Why do you always put the blame on me?
I think we should put more emphasis on speeking skills than reading skills.

Such the causative verb as have is make.
'Make' is different from 'have'.
'Make' means forcing.
On contrary, 'have' means natural, as the result of course.
For example, I will have a doctor look at my elbow.

There are some phrases in which another member made his speach.
mumbo jumbo ちんぷんかんぷん
it takes two to Tango. 喧嘩両成敗
For good or ill 良かれ悪しかれ
Thank you for asking たづねてくれてありがとう お陰様で

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20220420)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3'  unit2 'I’ve heard good things…’

1.Keeping the conversation going
Notice how you keep the conversation going.

They say things like I’ve heard good things about it to show interest and then ask a question.

You can show interest by responding with short questions like ‘Do you?’,’Have you?’ ‘Are you?’ . Use the same tense as the other person.

 

2.Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.

Topic is verb, make have.

First story is Tom and Palm Reader are talking.

a So, you are a palm reader?

b That's what the sign says. Please take a seat.

a To be honest, I don't want to believe in this kind of stuff.

b Well, I'll tell you what. I'll give you a discount since it's your first time.

a OK, what do I do?

b Just put out your right hand. Oh, interesting.

 You are having girlfriend problems.

a How do you know?

b I know. Listen, you can't make her love you.

a So, it's over?

b I think so.

key sentence you can't make her love you.

Don't make me laugh.

No one can make me change my mind.

What makes you feel really proud?

My two cats always make me feel happy.

What made you  have chaned your mind?

If they think they can make me give in to their demands, they are wrong.

 

Second story is DR. Franken Stei and Jeannie are talking;

a Jeannie, I have good news and bad news for you.

b OK, tell me the bad news first.

a The bad news is that I haven't found a human teenager friend for you.

b Oh, that's too bad. So, what 's the good news?

a The good news is that I can make an android boy.

b Reall? What will he look like ?

a He will have blond hair and green eyes.

b Sounds good. What's his name?

a You can decide.

b Frankie?

key sentence he will have blond hair and green eyes.

have two windows

have a brother

have a lot of rainhave anaccident

have a partyhave a checkup

have a headache

have a doubt

I have a terrible headache.

It' s happy to have you here today.

Luckily, we had a lot of sun on holiday, so I had a nice tan.

 

Third story is Amy and her father are talking.

a Dad, we have a new piano in our house!

b Oh, you noticed. I wanted to surprise you.

a It was a surprise. What happened?

b Well, I decided to get a new piano after we visited Ms. Stravinsky, my old piano teacher.

a Are you going to start playing again?

b That's one of the reasons why I got it.

a Wasn't it expensive?

b Yes , but I took out a loan.

a Can I play it?

b Sure, go ahead.

key sentence  We have a new piano kn our house!

I have a driver's license on -. a pen on -.

I have a say . a choice .

I have the authority to.

I have an  influence on.

My music teacher has had s great influence on me.

Do you have the authority to allow us to leave work early?

I think all should have a say in the company's future

 

Last story is Ren and his mother are talking.

a Mom, Is this camara Dad's?

b No, it's mine. It's a present from my father.

a This is a good film camera, Mom. I read a review about it.

b I didn't know you were interested in old cameras.

a One of my friends at school is into them.

b You can have my camera, Ren. I never use it anymore. But finding file is kind of hard these days

a I can order some on the internet.

b Oh, right.

key sentence you can have my camera.

have teahave dinner

have a call

have a bath

have a drink

have a fight

be had

can't have such behavior

won't have such behavior

We usually have dinner around 7.

I'm not havingsuch disruptive behavior in my class.

This painting is a fake. I'm afraid you've been had.

 

Amazing spot

The other day  I found two amazing angles on my usual walking course.

Then I took picture spontaneously to draw them on my sketchbook.

I think it is important to make shape roughly in my drawing.  On playing the harmonica or playing golf too, I'm sure we could make ourselves understood in such idea.

 

Tsurumi River 

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Ohtsuna Bridge

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