Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is consequence(only to-infinitive), purpose(so, in order that, so),purpose(to-infinitive, so as to, in order to),compromise(may but).
First story is Two persons are talking about a trip to Cambodia.
a Hi, pierre. How was your trip to Cambodia?
b Ha! I didn't even make it there.
a Why? What happened?
b Well, I got to the check-in counter only to find out that French citizens need a visa.
a You are kidding. You didn't check before buying your ticket?
b No, I didn't think I would need one for a short sightseeing trip.
a That's too bad. But you 've learned a lesson for future trips.
b Yes, very expensive lesson!
key sentence is I got to the check-in counter noly to find out that French citizens need a visa.
He grew up to be a famous singer.
she got the job of her dream only to quit one month later.
He left home never to return.
I went all the way to the theater only to learn that the show had been canceled.
The picture was stolen never to be seen again.
Your son has grown up to be a very handsome young man.
Second story is Two colleagues are talking about their package design character.
a Good morning. Where's Rei today?
b She took the morning off. Last night, she stay at work late so she could complete the report.
a But she needs to decide the package design today.
Are we putting a cat or a dog character on it?
b Can you wait till this afternoon?
a Yes, I guess I will have to. She'll probably choose the cat character since she has a cat.
b Yes, I think she will. It' a cute character.
key sentence is Last night, she stayed at work late so she could complete the reporLet me proofread your paper so there will be no mistake.
Please make sure you have all the necessary documents in order that we can process your visa application smoothly.
I booked the pront seat so I will be close to the band.
I will take a large suitcase so I can do lots of shopping.
We have organized everything in order that you can have a very successful business trip.
Third story is Two persons are talking about why one is going to London.
a Why are you looking at that fashion magazine?
b I'm going to London to buy some suits.
a But, you never wear a suit.
b I know, but this year I have to attend a lot of events. So I need some new suits.
a Where in London are you going?
b There is a famous area called Savile Row.
a Oh, yes, I've heard of it. Some say that the Japanese word for suit, Sebiro, comes from that place.
key sentence is I'm going to London to buy some suits.
She must be rich to own such an expensive car.
I have to fill out so many forms in order to get a visa.
We should leave so as to ensure we get good seats.
I'm calling just to let you know about schedule change.
I moved a new apartment so as to be closer to my office.
Please take off your shoes in order to avoid dirting the floor.
Last story is Two persons are talking about the Omelet.
a Wow, that Omelet with rice was really tasty. I love Japanese-style Western food!
b Yes, this restaurant has a long history.
a I would like to try making this dish myself at home. It looks easy.
b It may look easy, but it's really difficult to make the omelet soft.
a I'll watch some videos on the internet and get some hints.
b You'll have to practice a lot, but good luck!
a Thanks! I'll try not to waste too many eggs.
key sentence is It may look easy, but it's really difficult to make the omelet soft.
Yes, I realize that you have a deadline, but we need more time to make a quality product.
It's true that I promised to help you, but I'm no longer free on that day. Sorry.
Certainly her report is not perfect, but it is still impressive overall.
You may be totally satisfied with the deal, but I am not.
Yes, but I don't think you've understood the consequences of such dicision.
It's true I went to the movie with your girl friend, but nothing happened, OK?
We have an increasing number of international guest. So we need all of you to listen radio Eikaiwa every day to improve your English skill.
Yesterday, the boss asked me to stay at work late. After working, I rashed to the station, only to find out that I missed the last train after all.
I needed to take a taxi.