Today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is adjective disappointed, hard, sure, ready.
At first, disappointed.
Story is Two person are talking about bubble tea.
a What's up?
b Nothing much. How about you?
a Well, I just tried to buy the latest bubble tea, but it's sold out. I was very disappointed.
b Hey, never mind. I have something to cheer you up. Look. I got you some sweet potato flavored bubble tea. Here you are.
a How sweet of you! Actually, that's my favorite
flavor. Thanks a lot
b You're welcome. Now, will you go out with me?
key sentence is I am very disappointed.
such adjective as disappointed are surprised and satisfying.
These adjective are derived from a verb.
He has been disappointing as a coach.
I was really surprised to get an A in English.
It was so satisfying to hear the audience applauding our performance.
Next adjective is hard.
Story is A couple is talking about his meeting her father before their engagement.
a Do we have to do this?
b What's the problem? My father has been waiting to see you for ages, but you keep putting the meeting off.
a Well, you told me you father is really hard to please.
That's why I 'm so nervous.
b Where has your usual confidence gone?
Look!, I 've already told him how wonderful you are. I'm sure you will get along very well with him.
a OK. You're right. Let's do it.
b That's the spirit.
key sentence is Your father is really hard to please.
The price at this shop is hard to beat.
such adjective as hard are difficult, easy, impossible.
They express the degree of difficulty
John is difficult to fool.
Nancy is easy to talk to.
I have no one to count on.
No goal is impposible to reach with the right attitude.
Next adjective is sure.
Story is 2 persons are talking about one's teammate.
How is your judo club doing?
b Very well thanks. Amanda, one of my teammates, will compete in the prefectural tournament next Sunday.
a You mean Amanda Kruz? We went to the same elementary school.
b Oh, I didn't know that.
a I can't believe she's gotten so strong. Do you think she has a good chance to win?
b Absolutely, she is sure to win.
a Great. Wish her good luck for me!
b I will.
key sentence is She is sure to win.
Such adjective as sure are scatterbrained, likely, unlikely.
These adjective with infinitive express the possibility
Hiroto is sure to forget. He is so scatterbrained! (absent minded)
Your presence at the party is likely to annoy her.
This match is unlikely to be canceled despite the rain.
The last adjective is ready.
Story is a mother uses video games to persuade her son to go to the museum with her.
a Are you still in bed?
b It's Sunday. Just let me sleep a bit more.
a We are going to the science museum, remember? I 've got tickets for the special exibition.
b But I don't want to go. It's not so cool to hang out with your parents.
a That's too bad. I 've also got toy store coupons. I 'm planning to get you some video games.
b Why didn't you say that in the first place? OK. I'm ready to go!
key sentence is OK, I'm ready to go.
Such adjective as ready are eager, careful, happy.
These adjective indicate ‘in the future’
Are you ready to order?
The students are all eager to hear their exam results.
Why are you so eager to marry him?
Be careful not to lose your I D.
I'm happy to give you some samples.
I'm happy to have graduated.
I'm happy spending time with my grandchild.
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