Today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is English habits
Scenes of apology, gratidude, the first meeting and so on.
first story two colleagues are talking about having lunch
a I got a coupon for the new Thai restaurant just opened.
b Oh, I haven't had Thai food in ages. Let' go there soon.
a Can we have lanch together tomorrow?
b Tomorrow, I'm sorry. I cant. I have to prepare for a meeting in the afternoon.
a How about next Friday?
b Let me check my schedule. OK. Next Friday looks good.
a Can I invite a few others too?
b Of course. The more the merrier.
key sentence is I' m sorry. I can't . I have to prepare a meeting in the afternoon.
that's a scene of apology
Sorry to have kept you waited, I missed the bus.
I'm sorry. The trafic is terrible.
I 'm really sorry. I wish I could give you a ride to the airport. But my car is being repaired.
next story two colleagues are tallking about setsubun party.
a Thanks for a grest evening. You reall made me feel at home.
b I'm glad you enjoy our setsubun party.
a I really did. But can I ask you a question?
b Of course.
a Why do you throw beans?
b It' a tradition. We throw them to avoid bad luck.
a Interesting. Do you do this every year?
b Yes, and I have to clear up every year too.
a Isn't that bad luck for you?
key sentence is Thanks for a great evening. You really made me feel at home.
that's a scene of gratitude
Thanks for a wonderful party. We had so much fun.
Thanks for your great advice. I managed to make up with my girl friend.
Thanks you, so mich for coaching our team.
We couldn't have won the championship without you.
next story a person is invited by his boss's family, the Satos.
a I'm so glad to finally see you in person.
I've heard about you.
b Oh, really? nothing bad, I hope.
a No, of course, not! Your hasbund always talks about your great cooking.
b That's interesting. He never says those kinds of things to me.
a I envy Mr. Sato. I live by myself and rarely eat home-cooked meals.
b Well, please come over for dinner next time.
a I'ld really like that.
Key sentence is I'm so glad to finally see you in person.
I’ve heard so much about you.
That's a scene of the first meeting
I 've read all your books.
I'm so glad to meet you at last.My sister never stops talking about you.
It's a great pleasure to see you.
I wish it would be the start of profit business relation.
last story a student and teacher talk about learning a foreign language.
a What' so good about lerning a foreign language?
b Well, lerning a foreign language has many advantages.
Allow me to communicate more effectively with culturally diverse people. I think it also sharpens the mind and improves memory.
As a result, your employment opportunities are increased. Being able to speak more than one language is an essential skill in today's global society.
I recommend that everybody should learn a foreign language and start enjoying all the benefits.
key sentence is lerning a foreign language has many advantages.
English habit Conclusion first
He promised that I would be promoted. But that hasn't happened.
You didn't get promoted because your overall performance was not so good.
Obesity has become widespread because people eat too much.
Today's chips in the class
stand out means be conspicuous
cheer on lively
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