Today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is verbs of perception
visual basic type verb ' look' and visual secondly verb 'eye'.
story is that a couple have a date at amusementpark.
a That ride was so much fun.
a Thanks for bringing me to this amuzement park. Every thing has been wonderful today.
b Yes it has. I need to tell you something.
a Sure. What's wrong?
b Look at that guy over there. He's been watching us since we arrived.
a Hu. Oh. That's my dad. What's he doing here?
b Your dad.
Look at that guy over there. He’s been watching us since we arrived.
to directone's eye to the target.
He looked her in the eye.
He looked for a book.
He look into a history.
Such verb as look are Watch, See
to have a strong concentration power.
the target is moving.
watch dog 番犬
Watch your step.
Look at me!
I can’t see anything in this fog.
The target comes in sight.
We ca use it in many various ways.
I think you should see a doctor about that cough.
See you again.
I’ll see if there are any in the store room.
I see your point.
She was watching to see who would come out of the house.
story is that a couple walked and got a break.
a I've been walking for hours. How about getting some coffee somewhere?
b That's a great idea, but it might be crowded at this hour.
a Wait, how about this place? look, they have chocolate cakes, cheeze cakes, and carrot cakes!
b Stop eyeing those cakes. You are on a diet, remember?
a Let's just order the coffee, then.
b You can order the coffee. I will have the carrot cake. You can taste it with your eyes.
a That's not fair.
Stop eyeing those cakes.
you look at those cakes to get hungry for them.
Such verb as eye are gaze, stare, glance, glimps
She gazed at him thinking-this is the man for me.
You shouldn’t stare at people. It’s bad manners.
It can seem rude.
explain the difference between these two.
Well, “gaze” is like non-stop looking, but it’s for something very positive, a magnificent sight. You’re in awe of what you’re looking at.
Whereas “staring” is more of a negative word, so when you stare at something, it’s not a positive feeling.
She only glanced at her cheat sheet (for a moment), but the teacher caught her.
I only glimpsed him, but I’m sure it was that famous Chris McVay!
I can't see it accurately.
glance 時間の短さ. glimpse （チラッと見ただけで）よくは見ていない
'Behold me!' Jeasus told