Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is that script of conversation when we want the partner to spare time. 話がある場合の台本
First story is that two colleagues are talking about room allocation for the lectures.
a Hey, Aran. Can I have a word? We have a big problem.
b Really? What kind of proglem?
a The room allocations of the lectures aren't correct.
b Are you sure? I got the data from Kelly in an email two weeks ago.
a I know, but they made several changes at the last minute.
b OK, I can fix that. Is there anything else?.
a No. That's it.
b Well, it wasn't really a big proglem, was it?
key sentence is that Hey, Aran. ,Can I have a word? We have a big problem.
This case is not so serious problem.
Hey, Terry. Can I have a word?I'm worried about Hellen.
Hi, Shella. Do you have a minute?I would like to talk about the agenda for Friday's meeting.
Hey, Marisela. Have you got a sec?
I was wondering if you would like to have a dinner with me tonight.
Second story is that Two colleagues are talking about test results on the mice.
a Hey, Patrick. Can I have a minute? It's really important. It's about the test results.
b Sure. What's up?
a The last test on the mice was successful.
The mice were completely cured.
b Did you keep a record of the procedure?
a Of course. I recorded everything.
b If we can repeat the experiment and get the same results, we might have discovered a cure.
a I hope so. This could be the breakthrough we've all been waiting for.
Key sentence is Hei, Patrick. Can I have a minute? It's important. It's about the test results.
In this case, we want to let the partner know about good news. 相手に知ってほしい
Listen, we need to talk.This relationship is just not working out.
Can I have a minute?. It's really important.
It's about the upcoing coference.
We need to have a serious talk. Let's move to a quierer place. I'm really worried ablut your attitude to work recently. What's going on?
Third story is that Two persons are talking about one's good news.
a Hi, Doudo. I want to tell you some big news.
But you must promise to keep it to yourself, OK?
b OK. But I have a loose lips. Just kidding. What's up?
a I'm going to study in the UK next year.
b Congratulations. Why do you want to keep it a secret?
a Well, it's been my dream. But I don't want tell everyone right now.
b It' going to be a great experience.
a I hope so.
key sentence is I want to tell you some big news. But you must promise to keep it to yourself, OK?
In this case, we want to confide a secret to the partner.秘密を打ち明ける
Hi, Melissa. I want you to let you know that I'm getting a divorce. But you must to keep it to yourself, OK?
Hi, Kristie. I'm organizing a party for Shota's birthday. But please keep it under your hat.
Hi, Barry. I 'd like to talk about some important changes in the company. But this is just between you and me. Understood?
Last story is that two colleagues are talking about Ryan. He is their competive colleague.
a Have you heard that Ryan is reaving the company?
b Ryan? Are you kidding? He's been here forever. Why is he leaving?
a It's kind of a long story. Can we talk a bit?
b Sure. I'm just alittle shockrd at this news.
a Me too. He is one of our top game creators.
b That's true. What are we going to do without him?
a I'm not sure. Let's go for a coffee, and I'll tell you evrything.
Key sentence is that Have you heard that Ryan is leaving the company? Can we talk a bit?
In this case, after checking if the partner doesn't know the news, we ask him to talk with.相手の知識を確認し話し合いを求める
Have you heard about the glitchers in the new software?Can we talk a bit?
You didn't know about the new schedule, did you? Let's have a coffee and I'll fill you in.
Did you heard that Debble is getting married? Could you chat about organizing a party for her over lunch?
Today's chips in the class
(1) satellite TV and terrestrial TV
(2) palindrome 回文
Step on, no pets
No melon, no lemon
Madam I'm Adam
Sir I'm Iris
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