Since October I have interested in English Radio Program., “radio 英会話”
This program consist of 3 parts, 1 is diaglam 2 key sentence 3 practice
Topic is TO-INFINITIVE
Short diagram story is about How to improve English skills.
Two persons are described Native and Japanese student.
Student; I want to become fluent in English.
Native: But you are pretty fluent in English.
Student: No I make lots of mistakes.
Native; We can lern a lot from our mistakes.
Student: OK, but I still want to become even better at speaking in English. Any advise?
Native: Well. Spend at least one hour just speaking in English every day, Don’t use any Japanese
And I recommend listening to English Radio Program and news
Student: English Radio Program?
Native Yes. I also need to listen to more of them. Actually, my English is not so good these day.
Diagram is over
Key Sentence is I want to become fluent English.
The VERB ‘want’ has OBJECT ‘to become’ that’s to-infinitive.
We don’t say that I want becoming fluent English.
Such verbs as ‘ want’ are decide, promise, hope, plan, agree, expect
I decide to start my company.
I promise not to tell anyone.
I hope to hear you soon.
I’m planning to have a barbecue this Saturday.
They’ve agreed to pay for the damage.
We expect to arrive around lunchtime.
Concerning these verbs, We have the idear ‘direction to the future’ in our mind.