Today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is adverb off, out, down and up.
First story is A father and his daugter are talking about dinner.
a Roxy, it's 9 o'clock. Don't you have a part-time job today?
b I'm off this morning. I have to go to the dentist.
a Oh OK. By the way, I'm cooking dinner again tonight.
b Please don't make seafood paella again. Maybe I won't be able to eat it because of my tooth.
a OK. Let me think of another recipe with soft ingredients.
b Thanks, Dad. Anyway, let me sleep a bit more, OK?
a Sure, but don't miss your appointment.
key sentence is I'm off this morning.
I'm off to bed.
Take off your jacket.
We are about 5 kirometers off the coast.
Tom Yan Kung is off today I 'm afraid.
I feel a bit off this morning. It must be the curry I ate.
The curry she made was off. Don't you think that's a bit off?
I saw them taking off the 9 o'clock train.
We needed to put off going to Hawai, because my father fell ill.
Carol loves to show off her soccer skills.
Nest adverb is out
Story is A couple is talking about dinner.
b Hi, honey. What do you want to eat for dinner?
a Anything's fine. You decide.
b Let's eat out tonight. I 'm too tired to cook.
a That a good idea. I don't want to wash the dishes, either. How about our usual place.
b Sounds good. We haven't been there in a while.
a Yes, that's right. And I love their French fries.
b We'll order a salad instead of fries. You need to cut down on fried foods.
key sentence is Let's eat out tonight.
I found out where they are hiding.
They carried out the plan successfully.
Truth will out.-> Truth will come out or Truth will be out.
Miniskirts are out this year.
We can't rule out the possibility.
My friend helped me out when I was in deep trouble.
My kids are great, but sometimes they get out of control.
My parents helped me out when I needed to buy a car.
The candidates were all strong, but two stood out in terms of charisma
Nest adverb is down.
Story is two colleagues are talking about the new recruit.
a Is everything OK?
b I'm fine thanks, It's just Liz, the new recruit.
a What's the problem?
b She's feeling down after the boss told her she needed to be more efficient.
a What exactly does that mean?
b Maybe she was slow handing in a report or something.
a Right. The boss can be too strict. Hey, let's invite her out for dinner on Friday. That will make her feel much better.
b That' a great idea. Leave it to me.
key sentence is Maybe she's feeling down after the boss told her she needed to be more efficient.
The number of road fatalities went down.Could you turn the music down, please?
I look up to my father.
I feel some of my colleagues look down on me.
She didn't show up for our first date.
How many lessons do we have to do?
Three down, four to go.
The birth rate is contenuing to go down.
Every one has emotional ups and downs.
Keith eventually showed up just before midnight.
Next adverb is up.
Story is Two student are talking about cleaning the club room.
a What are you doing reading those old magazines?
b What do you mean?
a We have to clean the club room today. It's going to take us forever to clear it up.
b I know.
a So why don't you begin by sweeping the floor?
b Let's have a game of shogi first.
a What? we don't have time for that! You are the most laziest person I know.
b Maybe, but I'm a great shogi player.
key sentence is It's going to take us forever to clean it up.
I need to fill up the car with gas.
Hey, just shut up, will you?
The number of road fatalities went up.
Could you speak up a bit please?
I woke up today.
Your letter realy cheered me up.
Food prices deem to go up every day.
Let's finish up quickly.Then we can go for a drink.
Let us freshen up before we go out, OK?
Today's chips in the class
drink hot vinegar with honey
Do you gargle salt water if you have a sore throat?
Do you strech if you feel run down after exercising?
If you have a runny nose and itch eyes, do you take allergy medicine?