Today the class is closed.
Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is suggestion and advice.
First story is that a couple is bored about their friend's parties.
a Oh, no!
b What's wrong?
a We just got an invitation from Peirre. He is having another weird party.
b Oh, you mean like the natto party he had recently?
a Yes, but this time he 's having a kusaya party.
b Kusaya? Dried formented fish? I'm not a big fun.
a I like it, but I know some people don't. Suppose we tell him we can’t go because you're sick. It's just a white lie.
b Well, It's true that I 'm sick of his parties.
key sentence is Suppose we tell him we can't go because you're sick.
We can suggest partner to do something using the phraise like ' if '.
Suppose we the postphone the party since most people aren't free this Saturday.
What if we quit our jobs and go backpacking around the world?
It's just an idea, but why don't we hire parsonal trainer? We both need to lose weight.
Second story is that a staff of pizza shop warns his colleague to make the pizza his way.
a Hey, Jack. Watch this. This is a real pizza.
b Come on. Stop playing around. You should take your job more seriously.
a I'm taking it seriously. In Italy, they all throw the dough into the air.
b Here, we use a machine to make the thin crust.
a Do you always go by the book?
b Yes, I dropped a pan pizza on the floor before. So I learned my lesson.
a Well, I'll do it your way.
key sentence is you should take your job more seriously.
You should try harder to quit smoking.
You really must go see this movie. It's awesome.
Why don't you try the dress on? I'm sure it'll look great on you.
Third story is that two persons are talking about yoga.
a I just got my health check results. Bad news.
b What does it say?
a I need to start exercising regularly.
b Have you ever thought about yoga?
a Yoga? Isn't that mainly for women?
b I don't know. I feel a little funny about it.
a Not at all. In my yoga classes we have lots of guys, too.
a I don't know. I feel a little funny about it.
b You should join my class. The instructor is a friendly woman named Nikita.
a OK. I'll give it a try.
key sentence is Have you ever thought about yoga?
It's the expression of 'wazaari'.
Have you ever thought about going to live another country?
The best thing to do is to ignore him. He'll soon get tired and leave you alone.
Your best bet is to book a hotel online.
Last story is that a father encourages his daughter to make a Nebuta float.
a Dad, you'll never guess what's happened.
a I 've been asked to make a float for next year's Nebuta Festival!
b That's amazing! I told you you had talent. You can do it!
a But I'm not sure I have enough skills yet. Not like you. Maybe I should wait.
b It's an honor to creat a Nebuta float. If I were in your shoes, I'd jump at the chance.
a I guess you are right. It's a golden opportunity.
key sentence If I were in your shoes, I'd jump at the chance.
We can use 'subjunctive mood' when we would like to advise the partner.
If I were in your shoes, I'd file a official complaint,
In your place, I'd buy a new computer.
I'd buy a computour.
If it were me, I would definitely accept the offer.