Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Toutchstone' unit6 'Around town' (exploring the city)
Q1 Which two places would you like to see on this tour? Why?
A1 They're Blue Mosque and Higia Sophia mosque. Because I'm interested in historical places and they are great heritage of ancient empires.
Q2 Are there any places you would not go to? Why?
I would not go to Nisantasi at night.
Because it sounds dagerous and fishy.
Q3 What are some of favorite places?
(1) a good place to sit and watch people go by? It's Starbucks.
(2) a fun place to spend a rainy afternoon?
(3) a cheap but good place to eat?
(4) a quiet area to go for a walk or a jog?
It's the Tsurumi River Bank(cycling load).
(5) a good place to shop for elecrtonics?
It's Big Camera.
(6) an interesting museum?
It's the Ramen Museum.
(7) a neighborhood with a lot of cultural events?
It's the Yokohama Arena.
(8) a neighborhood with lots of interesting nightlife?It's Sakuragicho.
Today's chips in the class
Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is script to promise.
First story is a couple are talking about the Halloween costume.
a It's already October. I can't believe how quickly this year has gone by.
b I know. I need to start thinking about making another Halloween costume for Hannah.
a Oh, right. The last time, you made a princess costume for her, didn't you?
b Yes, good memory. But the cup of bubble tea costume got all the attention. Who was wearing it?
a Mmm.... I can't remember. Oh, It was Ken, wasn't it?
b Oh, I think you are right.
key sentence Mmmm. I can't remember. Oh, It was Ken wasn't it?
Mmm. I can't remember her phone number. Let me check my cell phone.
Let me see. I'm sure I had a spare battery somewhere around here.
I know .. It's on the tip of my tongue. No. it's gone.
The second story is that a couple are talking about the lady in his photo.
a Casper, do you have a minute?
b Sure, Honney. What's up?
a Who is the next to you in this photo?
b Oh, that's someone at work. Where did you find that photo?
a You uploaded to our account. Remember we can both view all our photos.
b You aren't going to leave me because of this, are you?
a Of course I will never leave you. I will be yours forever.
b Me too, Alexis. You can delete that photo.
key sentence is Of course, Alexis. I will never leave you. I'll be yours forever.
I'm sorry. I'll never lie to you again.
I apologize. I'll make sure staff are more careful in the future.
I 'm sorry to miss your birtvday. I'll make it up to you .
The third story is that a couple are talking online. She is going to Africa on a business trip.
a Hi, Lussell. Can you turn up the volume on your computer?
b Angela! Finally! You promised to call me every day.
a I'm sorry., Lussell. I 've been really busy here in Africa.
b They don't give you any free time at night?
a I have to entertain our clients. It's part of my job.
b When are you coming home?
a I have more 4 days.
b Well, I'm counting the days. i miss you so much, Angela.
a Aww. You are so sweet.
key sentence is you promised to call me every day.
She promised to meet me last night, but she didn't show up.
He promised to take care of my plants, but they're all dead!
I'll have a word. with the manager, but I can't promise anything.
The last story is that a hotel manager and guest are talking about the hotel WiFi connection.
a Good afternoon, Ms. Jackson. What seems to be the problem?
b Not seems. IS! The problem is that the hotel Wi-Fi is unbelievably slow.
a I'm awfully sorry. But don't worry. I'll resolve this matter immediately. You have my word. Here you are. You can use this LAN cable. That should do the trick.
b What? I don't want to be tied to a LAN cable! I want a reliable, fast Wi-Fi connection, as promised on your website.
b Ahhh, well, actually.
a Forget it. I'm checking out.
key sentence is I can resolve this matter immediately. You have my word.
That's a ggenuine silk carpet. You have my word.
She definitely still loves you. Take my word for it.
Tell me what's happened. I swear I won't breathe a word to anyone.