Online English Conversation lesson by skype(20220927)

Listening practice about library

1 Libraries provide creative spaces and learning books.

2 libraries can help to improve technological literacy in society.

3 Navigating to any given book becomes possible using Library Bookmark.

4 Partrons would be able to receive books at home using Drknes Dilivery.

5 Fingerlink allows the user to combine digital tools with a printed book.

「楽しい英会話」の会記録(20220928)

Today`s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.

Topic is preposition:with, without and across.

Topic is preposition: with, without, across.

Cindy and Mr.Emori are talking about haiku.

a Cindy, we are going to visit the place where the poet Basho was born.

b Wow, I didn`t even know he was born in Mie prefecture.

a Yes, not many people are familiar with that fact. There is a castle nearby too. It`s called Ueno Castle.

b Oh, wonderful. Are you going to write haiku there?

a Actually, Cindy. I don`t have my brush anx paper with me today.

b Oh, that`s unusual. I thought you always carried them with you.

Key sentence is I don`t have my  brush and paper with me.

I thought you always carried them with you.

A gifl with long hair  a girl with blue eyes 

Is familiar with that fact   go out with him 

Share the cake with her   agree with me

  to begin with 

I`m pleased with your success.

I`m satisfied with your success.

Is angry with   is careful with caffeine

What`s the matter with you.

What`s the wrong with you.

Do you have your driver`s license with you?

What`s the matter with Agatha, She looks upset.

Sorry, but I can`t agree with you.

 

Filesia and her boss Mr, Morikawa are talking about her old manager, Yuriko.

a I`ve been doing Yuriko"s job for a few months now... its not easy!

b Don"t worry, Felicia. It"ll get easir with time. By the way, Yuriko came by recently.

a When I was in Singapore on my business trip?

b Yes, she greeted me with a smile on her face, but she really wanted to see you.

a Oh, I`m sorry I missed her.

b She said she misses you.

a Aww, Yuriko is so sweet. How is she doing?

b She looked more relaxed than before.

a Good.

Key sentence it`ll get easier with time.

Wine improves with age.

He became wiser with age.

He`s in bed with the flu.

Sbe greeted with a smile on her face.

He`ll get much better with practice.Her face went red with embarrassment.

She looked at me with a twinkle in her eye.

 

Ren and his mother are talking about film camera.

a  Hey, Ren, did you take any pictures with the old film camera I gave you?

b  Yeah, I got some film and tried to take photos with it, but the results were disappointing.

a  What happened?

Most of the pictures came out dark and out of forcus.

a  Well, it takes some practice to get used film cameras. But with experience, you`ll get better.

b  I know,Mom, but  I`ll sticked with digital photography.

a  Well, it is more convenient.

Key sentence did you take any pictures with the old camera I gave you?

Eat fish with chopsticks  strike the nail with hammer  paint with brush write with a pen  

Is made with recycled paper  Is covered with snow

Is filled with anxiety

Help Mom with the housework  

provide peolle with food   

charge him with fraud    have words with

I`m happy with your work.  Don`t speak with your mouth full. He`s off work with a cold.

You can do many things with a food processor.

I don`t think it is verh difficult to eat with chopsticks.

Could you help Johnnie with his math homework?

 

Hiroto and his old girlfriend, Barbar are talking. 

a Hiroto? what are you doing here?

b Barbara? You like this Indian restaurant too?

a  Yes, I`ve been coming here a lot recently.

  So, what are you doing here?

b I read good reviews about it on the net.

a  It goes without saying that you and your fiancee are enjoying  your new apartment, right? 勿論、あなたの新しいアパートを享受しているのですよね?

b Um, not exactly. We broke up.

a Well, that`s none of my business. Anyway, I`ve got to go. Bye.

Key sentence It goes without saying that you and your fiancee are enjoying your new apartment.

I`m so busy so just go without me.

A man without beard   a world without war  poverty

He left without saying good-bye.

The hotel didn`t allow me to enter without  a jacket on.

I can`t live without your love.

Without some extra budget, we would have to give up the project.

I think I want to live a world without poverty.

I left the restaurant without paying the bill.

Without much more water, our crops will  be lost.

 

News caster, Bary King and restaurant owner, Casalyn are talking.

a Irrasshai! oh, Barry King! I saw you running across the street!

b You must be Carolyn, the owner of this place, right?

a Yes, how did you know?

b I came across a review of this restaurant with your name and photo. So, what do you recommend?

a The French onion tsukemen is very popular.

b Tsukemen, that"s nudles with a dipping sauce?

a  Exactly. You can also order toppings like soy meat and garlic chips.

b OK, I`ll have the works.

a Perfect! I`ll be back in a few minutes.

Key sentence I saw you running across the street.

They swam across the river.

There`s an excellent cafe across the street.

I hichhiked across Australia.

Across the board 

I came across a review of this restaurant with your name and photo.

How can I come this point across to them?

The river is to wide to swim across.

I tried very hard to get my point of view across.

We have to cut the cost across the board.

「楽しい英会話」の会記録(20220921)

1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3'  unit4 'Family life’,

    Family activities

 

  1. Here a talk from Radio Eikaiwa.

Topic is preposition: under, beyond, behind and with.

Professor Peacock and Aki are talking about marriage.

a Brendam, can I ask you a personal question?

b Sure, if it`s not to personal.

a Were you ever married?

b Well, that qualifies as a personal question. No, never. But I`ve had girlfriends.

a I see, you just didn` want to get married.

b I have nothing against marriage. But I worked under a female professor for many years. I thought married life might be like that.

a Oh, did you have many arguments?

b Let`s just say we had our share.それなりに

Key sentence I worked under a female professor for many years.

Under the sofa the table

Under 20    I flund the key under my bag.

Unddr these circumstances

Under the influences

Under tbe rules of 

Under discussion

Unddr construction

Under repair

Under way

The tooth fairy left money under my pillow.

Construction of the new sport center is alreaxy under way.

Under the circumstances, it might be better to postphone the trip.

 

Dr.Lansing and Mars Base are talking about an alien spacecraft.

a This is Dr.Lansing. What`s your status, Mars Base?

b Copy, Dr.Lansing. we`re a little shaken up, but we`re fine.

a What happened?

b An alien spacecraft was hovering over the base. A blue beam came out of it.

a What do you think the beam is?

b It`s beyond my conprehension. But I think it scaned our computers.

a Is there any damage to the base?

b Some computers are damaged beyond repair.

a Stand by, Mars Base.

b Copy.

Key sentence It`s beyond my comprehension.

Beyond the lake beyond this valley  beyond the horizen beyond 24hours

Some computers are damaged beyond repair.

Why he quit his job is beyond me.

Beyond description  begond doubt  beyond recognition  beyond relief

The hotel is just beyond those trees.

Quite a few  people live beyond 100in Japan.

Iwas happy beyond belief when J heard J`d won the lottery.

 

Casper and Alexis are talking about pet videos.

a What are you going to do with that new camara, Casper?

b I told you, Alexis. I`m starting my own internet video channel.

a What are you going to film?

b Our cat, Umi. Don`t you know how popular pet videos are?

a No, I`m not really interested.

b Well, I`m way behind schedule. I wanted to make my new one by tomorrow. Where is Umi, anyway?

a She is hiding behind the curtain.

b Umi, come out. I can`t film you when you are hiding there.

a Oh, boy.

Key sentence she is hiding behind the curtain.

She is standingbehind the wall. me.

I`m way behind schedule.

He is behind his work.

Behind time behind the scenes behind her smile behind hef changing attitude stop talking behind my back 

We are 100%behind the new CEO`s plan.

There are two plugs behind the TV.

I`m a bit behind with my report. Sorry.

I prefer to work quickly behind the scenes than to be in the limelight.

 

Cindy and Mr.Emori are talking about haiku.

a Cindy, we are going to visit the place where the poet Basho was born.

b Wow, I didn`t even know he was born in Mie prefecture.

a Yes, not many people are familiar with that fact. There is a castle nearby too. It`s called Ueno Castle.

b Oh, wonderful. Are you going to write haiku there?

a Actually, Cindy. I don`t have my brush anx paper with me today.

b Oh, that`s unusual. I thought you always carried them with you.

Key sentence is I don`t have my  brush and paper with me.

I thought you always carried them with you.

A gifl with long hair  a girl with blue eyes 

Is familiar with that fact   go out with him 

Share the cake with her   agree with me

  to begin with 

I`m pleased with your success.

I`m satisfied with your success.

Is angry with   is careful with caffeine

What`s the matter with you.

What`s the wrong with you.

Do you have your driver`s license with you?

What`s the matter with Agatha, She looks upset.

Sorry, but I can`t agree with you.

 

「楽しい英会話」の会記録(20220914)

Today's speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.

Topic is preposition:by.

Artist Bob and his student Sally are talking about oil painting.

a Oh, no! I made another mistake, Bob.

b There are no mistakes in oil paintings, Sally, just happy acidents.

a Happy accidents ? I like that. You are so wise, Bob. How many years have you  been painting?

b Oh my goodness. I `d say 40 years at least. Time goes by  fast.

a It sure does. So, how can I fix my painting?

b I`d put a little log cabin by the lake there. Easy.

a Can you show me how?

b Sure.

Key sentence I would put a little log cabin by the lake there.

By the bus stop  by my office  by the post office

This book was written by a famous novelist.

Tims goes by fast.  pass by  drive by  drop by  

How did you come by this information?

I`ll drop by on my way to the office.

The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.

My husband has been getting more easygoing as time goes by.

 

Music teacher Ms.Jet and Mr.Smith are talking about classical music.

a You look busy.

b I am. I need a break.

a What are you working on?

b I have to finish this student survey report  by 11:00a.m. tomorrow.

a A survey of students` opinions?

b Exactly, I surveyed their feelings about classical music.

a Interesting. I`m going to a classical concert.

b Are you going by yourself?

a Yes, I am. They are playing Schubert`s Ninth Symphony.

b That`s a great one.

Key sentence I have to finish this student survey report by 11:00 a.m. tomorrow.

I`ll be there by 6.

By the way, I`m going to a classical concert.

Are you going by yourself?

We have to go to the theater by 7:15. Don`t be late.

By the way, are you free this Saturday?

I think I can fix the problem by myself.

 

Doug and Shiho are talking about Professor Peacock.

a Is this the book that you were talking about?

b Yes, I read that a long time ago.

a What a cheap-looking cover!

b You are right, but you can`t judge a book by its cover. This is his most famous book by far. 間違いなく、断然

a How did you get interestinterested in Peacock?

b My aunt Aki introduced me to his books. She met him once in Mexco.

a Is she an archaelogist too?

No, but she loves traveling.

Key sentence you can`t judge a book by its cover.

Went by train  by buss by car

Wrote a letter by hand

Came in by back door

By chance  by accident  by mistake

Sell the pencils by dozenis paid by the hour

This is his most famous book by far.

Won by a neck  a nose 

By a large  by a narrow margin

Raise production by 20%.

I commute to work by train.

I called my ex`s telephon number by mistake.

Alex is by far the best player on our team.

 

Takma and Kelly are talking about their wedding.

a Takuma, I want to cancel our wedding in October.

b Cancel? Why? We`ve already sent out the invitations.

a Well, we can send out letters saying we are canceling it.

b But why? What`s the problem?

a  I don`t think we should get marriged right now.

b That`s what we decided. We have to stand by our decision.

a But are you going to stand by me? Isn`t that more important。

b Of course it is.

Key sentence we have to stand by our decision.

The were walking side by side.

His English is improving little by little.

Step by step  day by day  one by one 

I put 5$ by every week for a rainy day.

Learn

ing English is a step-by-step process.

I try to put some money by every month, but  I end up spending it all.

On our website, you can view  similar products side by side.

Online English Conversation lesson by skype(20220907)

Topic is free talking by Ms.Milcah.

Food

She likes to watch youtube on Cooking, Eating.

Her favorite food is Ramen.

My favorite food is the fermented soybeans. That’s why Ican maintain my health.

 

Online News 

I often hear current topic  by News online.

That’s a state funeral which is going to be held on Sep, 27th.

It’s becoming the talk  all over the country.

Prime Minister Kishida says he wants to give Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister a state funeral. 

「楽しい英会話」の会記録(20220907)

1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3'  unit4 'Family Life’, ‘ Giving opinion’.

(1)If you ask me

*if you ask me...in my opinion

*with all...like

*the long hours...残業

*running the kids around...very busy doing a lot of different things

*whatever happened to time off...休みは一体どうなっているんだ?

*that`s for sure...surely

*that`s why...so, then, therefore

She is shortsighted  that`s why she put glasses on her blouse.

*get burned out...get exhausted, get tired to death, 疲れきっている

 

(2)Here is a talk about Radio Eikaiwa.

Topic is preposition; along before, after and among.

Roxy’s granpa and granma are talking.

a Dear, do you think Roxy will be hungry after her long flight?

b I`m sure she will be famished. Let`s go to a nearby restaurant.

a  There`s a new Italian place that is very popular among university students.

b Let`s ask Roxy first, shall we?

a There she is, among the crowds coming through the gate.

b Oh, did she change her hairstyle?

a I think she did. She looks more like a lady now.

b Yes, our granddaugher is becoming a confident young woman.

Key sentence there is a new Italian place that is very popular among university students.

There she is, among the crowds coming through the gate.

Among tbe applicants

Among all these people

Among the mountains

among the rich

Among the injured

Discuss among yourselves

Talk among yourselves

Among other things

Among the best golfers

Among all my dresses, I like this green silk one best.

It is difficult to find the file among all these.

Yoj can swim among thousands of jellyfish in a lake in Palau.

 

Jeannie and Dr, Frank.N.Stein are talking.

a Jeanie, where have you been?

b Don`t worry, Dr. Frank.N.Stein. I`m not your little android girl anymore.

a I`m worried, Jeannie. Have you been with Frankie?

b Yes, we often go jogging together before breakfast.

a Do you android eat beakfast?

b We like to behave like regular people.

Anyway, what about Frankie? He is like your son too.

a I know that. But I made you before I made him.

b So, J`m special?

a Don't tell Frankie, OK?

Key sentence we often go jogging together before breakfast.

Shibuya comes before Ebisu.

Before lunch

Before six o`clock

Before that

Before long

Family comes before work

Business before pleasure

Before all

I`ve seen it before

Two weeks before Christmas

Long before we met

Student have their lives before them.

How about a nice stroll before dinner?

Don`t worry, your parents will be back before long.

I `ve see. that guy slmewhere before.

 

Jonas and taeko are talking.

a Hi, Jonas. Can I ask you a favor?

b  Sure, Taeko. What`s up?

a I`m going on a business trip to Europe for a few weeks. Could you look after my plant?

b  Um, I can, but I`m not good with plants. Yayoi asked me once, but  the plant died.

a  Oh, no! Didn`t you water it?

b  I kind of forgot.

a  Well, my plant doesn`t need much water. It can pretty much look after itself.

a  OK, I`ll be more careful this time.

Key sentence, could you look after my plant?

After dinner After lunch After work After school

After that  After nine o`clock

Take after your father

Mane my daughter after my mom

The police are after you

This painting is after Picasso

After you

Day after day time after time 

After finishing my homework

After the class is over

Let`s watch a movie after dinner.

Everyone say I take after my mom.

I was really relieved after passing the entrance exam.

 

Foreign student, Tomas and his host mother, Yuuko are talking. 

a  Do you remember this park, Tomas? We walked around here last year.

b Of course, it`s beautiful. And the weather today is perfect for cycling along the river.

a Absolutely. By the way, I hear there`s a new  Big West Coffee somewhere along here.

b Let`s go. I`d love a large Hiroto`s iced coffee latte right now.

a Me too, I`m thirsty.

b  Oh, look. I can see the sign just up ahead.

a  Great. Come on. I`ll race you there!

Key sentence the weather today is perfect for cycling along the river.

Walk along the beach

Walk along the street

You can find it along the street.

You can find it along the way.

Move along

Coming along

take umbrella along

Get along with

You knew all along who did it, didn`t you?

It`s lovely evening for a walk along the beach.

You knew all along that she was joking, right?

Don`t forget to bring a swimsuit along.