Today's presentation is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is Fixed expression.
A waiter apologizes to the customer for his mistake.
a What's this? This is not the tea I ordered.
b May I see your receipt?
a I ordered green tea, not black tea.
b Allow me to apologize. I 'll make a new one right away.
a I'm kind of in a hurry. I'll just take this one.
b Please take this coupon, so that you'll get the next one for free.
a OK, but be more careful next time.
b I'll. Again. I'm very sorry about the mistake.
key sentence is Allow me to apologize. I'll make a ew one right away.
I apologize. I'll get you a new one.
Really? I do apologize. Let me check again.
I do apologyze. I'll issue a new invoice right away.
I'm very sorry. I shouldn't have lost a my temper like that.
Please allow me to apologize. That was a very careless mistake.
Next story is
Two colleagues are preparing for the pr event.
a You look busy.
b Well, the pr event is due to begin in an hour.
and there's still lots to do.
a I'm sure you'll have everything ready in time.
b Thanks. Now did you make the posters I asked you for?
a Oh no. I completely forgot. I'm very sorry.
b What? OK. Don't worry about it. It' too late now.
a No. I 'll make some vrry quickly on my computer.
b Ok. So, do it.
key sentence is Don't worry about it.
It doesn't matter it.
These things happen.
Just forget it, OK?
I apologize. Yes you should.
I'm sorry. That's not enough.
Never mind.I can fix it quite easily.
It doesn't matter. It was an old dress anyway.
Just forget it. OK?
I'll sort it out before the meeting.
Next story is
A professor is telling his student about his retiring.
a Jeshica, I have to tell you something. I 'm thinking of retiring.
b Sorry. I didn't catch you. Could you repeat that?
a I'm thinking of retiring.
b What? I thought teaching and archaeology were your life.
a That's true. But I'm getting older and my best days are behind me.
b Don't say that, professor. Your classes are very popular and you have to finf the ruins of Atlanteth.
a Well, yes. That is still my dream.
key sentence is Sorry. I didn't catch you. Could you repeat that?
Would you mind repeating what you said?
Sorry? Excuse me? Pardon?
I beg your pardon?Sorry, Ididn’t catch you. Could you repeat that, please? This place is very noisy.
Would you mind repeating whai you said?
You are speaking a little too fast for me.
Pardon? What did you say? The connection is very bad.
Last story is
A soccer team leader and intervier are talking about his lost game.
a Your team didn't win this time. all the players fought hard.
b Yes, that's true. I'm proud of them.
a Are you disappointed?
b Not at all. We'll come back next time. We don't always win, but we never lose.
a What do you mean by that?
b I mean that even if we don't win, we never lose heart.
a Wow, that's a great attitude.
b Thank you. That's why we are the champions, my friend.
ket sentence is What do you mean by that?
How do you mind?
What do you mean by that? I cann’t quite grasp what you want to say.
How do you mean? Could you elaborate a little?
Why do you say that?
It’s not very clear to me. I’m afraid.
In last 2 cases, if we didn't catch someone we need to ask him to explain correctly.
Today's chips in the class
Govt sets policy measures to deal with coronavirus.
They should avoid clusters.