「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210915)

Today’s speech is a lesson from Text 'touch stone2'. Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is adverb, very, just because, never, always. First story is two persons are talking about exclusive restaurant. a Hiroki, how was your date with.…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210908)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is adjective. It's usually placed before a noun, 2 adjectives are connected with a conjunction 'but', the order of 2 more overlapping adjectives, making an adjective. Two persons are talkin…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210901)

Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is relative adverb, relative clause modification, that unrestricted usage, which unrestricted usage. Two shogi club members are talking. a Sota, why the serious look? b I'm afraid I have some bad new…

「キャスターという仕事」(国谷裕子著)

国谷さんはNHKの「クローズアップ現代」のキャスターを23年間勤めました。テレビ放送でビデオ映像は人間の頭に強烈な残像を映し全てを支配し、思考停止にさせます。そのため、伝えるべきそれ以外の重要なメッセージは情報として受け取れません。国谷さんは…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210825)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is relative pronoun(that, whose, with whom), relative adverb. First story is a couple is talking about a shopping. a Are you going into this shop again? This is the 5th time! b I know, but …

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210818)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone2' unit11 ' what's his name?'. what's his name? Q1 Do you mean a goat? A1 I know. You mean a little short beard. Q2 Do you mean a wig? A2 You mean false hair. Q3 Do you mean cargo pants? A3 You m…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210811)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is relative pronoun,that,who,who,which. First story is two persons are talking about a movie. a Gary, that was a wonderful movie. I really enjoyed it. b Yes, I was surprised. I don't usuall…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210804)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone2' unit11 ' Features'. Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is explanation of a noun using past particle, adjective, that prase, relative pronoun. First story is Professor and student are talk…

A picture of her grandfather

A 6-year-old girl painted a picture of her grandfather.

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210728)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is a Explanation of a noun using preposition, to-infinitive, gerund, interrogative. First story is couple is talking about a baseball. a Caspar, can I put this baseball away? b Wait. wait! …

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210721)

Today's 「楽しい英会話」の会 is rest. Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is explanation of verb phrase using to-infinitive meaning that's cause, that's reason, from now on, difficulty. First story is a couple is talking about NewYork.…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210714)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is explanation of the verb phrase using preposition'with', words'the same way', gerund, to infinitive. Two colleagues are talking about how to fix the chair. a Hi, Alana. What are you doing…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210707)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone2' unit11 'appearance','Family traits', ' Features'. 1. exercise (1) Family traits Q1 What does your twin sister look like? Do you look alike? Are you identical twins? A1 No we look totally diffe…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210630)

Today's '楽しい英会話の会' is rest. Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is conditional or interrogative clause, imperative statement, imperative variation, existence there. First story is Yoshi and his trainer are talking about sit-ups…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210623)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.Topic is causative verb let, predicate verb whose object is past particle, predicate verb whose object is to-infinitive, that clause.First story is Roxy and her father are talking about the Super …

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210616)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.Topic is basic sentence pattern. predicate verb whose object is gerund, verbs of perception, causative verb make, causative verb have. two colleagues are talking about the place to brush teeth. a …

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210609)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is subject using to-infinitive(gerund), that clause, interrogative, predicate verb whose object is to-infinitive. Story is two persons are talking about singing. a Hey, Fiona, How come you'…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210602)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone' unit10 'Communication',' Keeping in touch','reading' ' Why all the interest in texting?' Q1 Why all the interest in texting? 携帯メールにおおいに関心がもたれる理由とは? Q2 Many people are slee…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210526)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is basic sentence pattern. explanation clause. overlapping change ,overlapping go come, awarded verb. First story is Mission control and probe are talking about probe's problem. a Houston, …

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210519)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone' unit10 'Communication','Dealing with interruptions'. Q1 What kinds of things can interrupt phone conversations? A1 You have another call, are breaking up, get got off, need your charger. Adding…

Texting(携帯メール打ち)

携帯メールについて興味深い記事が英語学習の教材にあったので拙訳ですが載せます。 携帯メールを打つことへおおいに関心がもたれる理由とは?最近インターネットのある記事に目がとまった。それはニューヨーク州の携帯メール文字打ちの優勝者についてのもの…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210512)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is basic sentence pattern, explanation clause. (説明型) be-verb, preposition, to-infinitive, that if whether clause. first story is two persons are talking one's job. a Hi, my name is Theo.…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210428)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is transitive verb, intransitive berb, a word of placement. first story is two persons are talking their sons. a The race is about to start, Riko. Is that your son in the purple jersey? b Y…

carp streamers

My grand daughter's nursery school holds the Children 's Day Festival at the CubicPlaza in the Shinyokohama Station Building.

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210421)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone' unit10 'Communication',' Keeping in touch','On the phone'. Q1 How do you keep in touch with friends and family? A1 I keep in touch with them by using sns and calling. Q2 Do you talk to your fam…

新聞記事「コロナ失策からの発見 崩れる民主主義の常識」

友人から朝日新聞の記事が送られてきました。 コロナ渦のこの1年間の教訓というべきものでしょうか。要旨をまとめてみると、なかなか厳しいものでした。友人と 話をしました。 民主主義国家といえども、コロナ渦の事態では行政府の指導者が素早い卓越した判…

「公益資本主義」原丈人著 文春新書

公益資本主義 原丈人その人生については非常に魅力的で破天荒で素晴らしい経歴をお持ちだ。 父親の影響を受けて鉄道模型少年となり、世界鉄道の旅をした。エルサルバドルを旅行中タスマルとサンアンドロスというインディォのマヤ文明遺跡にピラミッドがある…

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210414)

Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話. Topic is words order, subtopics are auxiliary verb, negative word not, tense depends on verb form, adverb's position. Story is two colleagues are tarking about Pierre's party. a Hei, Will. Did yo…

What 's this flower?

My granddaughter gave me this. According to "google lens", it 's named for "Hananira". https://g.co/kgs/KyHbkQ

「楽しい英会話」の会の記録(20210407)

Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone' unit9 'Check point', unit10 'Keeping in touch'.1.today's chips (1)Check point I mean.. ちなみに turn around.. 振り向く Where do you think he lives? run the bath.. fill up the bath have an eye f…