Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Toutchstone' unit7 'going away','interesting places'
Ｑ１Do you ever stay in hotels? What's fun about staying in a hotel?
A1 When you don't want to disturb you, you can shut yourself into a room because of being quiet.
Q2 [Translation] It's easy to see why this bed and
breakfast is on our list of unusual places to stay.
Q3[translation] It's definitely a place for people who like trains, planes, cars, and other transpotation memorabilia.
Q4[translation] The scenary is amazing, as is the peace and quiet
Q5[translation] It's good to know. From the elegant rooms of this beautiful manor you have superb views of Ngong Hills.
Q6 What did this writer say guest need not worry about?
A6 Trams are not going to take you anywhere.
Q7 What is unusual about each hotel?
A7 Tram Hotel, Its original form is trams.
EcoCamp, The rooms is similar to the homes of ancient native peoples.
Giraffe Manor, Giraffes live on the manor.
Q8 How does the article describe the rooms?
A8 Tram Hotel, comfortable and cozy
EcoCamp, comfortable and inviting
Giraffe Manor, elegant
Q9 What can you do during the day in each place?
A9 Tram Hotel, guest can enjoy with American, Italian, French, and Mexican themes.
EcoCamp,You can trek through the mountains and relax and enjoy dinner at the rooms.
Giraffe Manor, You can take pictures of animals.
Q10 What kind of people is this definitely a place for?
A10 They like trains, planes, cars, other transportation memorabilia.
Today's chips in the class
1. this bed and breakfast… this inn
2. transpotation memoriabilia..交通機関の記念品
3. the peace and quiet..quiet 静けさ
4. it's good to know…知っていて良かった。
5. all in all…….全体的には..
6. that's …......for you. そういうもんだ。
Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
First story is
two persons are talking about going out for okonomiyaki.
script of conversation to say one's schedule and ask if the partner is free.
a Hey, Jack, do you remember my friend Risa?
b She performs stand up comedy, right?
a Exactly. I'm going to visit her in Osaka next week.
b What a coincidence! I'm going on a business trip to Osaka next week.
a Great! Risa and I are thinking of going out for okonomiyaki next Thursday. Would you be free to join us?
a I wish I could, but I'm coming back to Tokyo on Wednesday night. Any way, have a great time!
b Thanks! You too.
key sentence Risa and I are thinking of going out for okonomiyaki on Thursday. Would you be free to join us?
I'm going to visit you in Tokyo soon. Please let me know when would be most convenient for you.
I'm planning to organize a tennis tournament next month.Will you be able to participate?
I 'll be free all day Friday. Could you spare some time for me?
Second story is two persons are talking about the PTA basarr. Script of conversation to say schedule and ask if it's OK.
a Hi, Masa. Nice to see you, again.Where is your wife?
b Hi, cherril! She's taking care of her mother.
So, what's on the agenda?
a The PTA bazaar is coming up. Could you possibly organize it?
b I may have to take charge of a project at work.
Can you wait until next Monday for my answer?
a Sorry, but that's too late. we really need to make a quick decision, so I'll ask Kelly. Don't worry about it.
b Good idea. She's done it before.
key sentence is I may have to take charge of a project at work. Can you really wait until next Monday for my job?
I may have to go to New York branch office.
Can you take charge of here while I'm away?
I'm afraid you will have to wait quite a long time.
Why don't you come back this afternoon?
I didn't expect so many people to volunteer.
Can you help me organize them into groups?
Third story is two persons are talking about writing a presentation. script of conversation to say OK and offer.
a Hi, Rachel. I have a big favor to ask you.
b OK. What's it?
a I have to write a presentation for our American clients.
Can you help me with the English?
b Sure, I'll be happy to help you write it. Come to my office tomorrow morning.
a Great. Allow me to treat you to dinner. I went to a great oyster bar recently.
b I appreciate the thought, but I'm allergec to oysters.
a OK. I'll choose a different place.
key sentence is I'll be happy to help you write it.
Thanks. Allow me to treat you lunch.
It's the least I could.
I will be happy to give you any help you need. Don't hesitate to ask, OK?
If you are not willing to travel overseas, then this job is not for you.
Last story is two persons ard talking about the Desperate Rat concert. script of conversation to get upset to hear unexpecting news.
a Look at all the people here. I didn't realize older people liked the Desperate Rat too.
b Yes, the band is popular among people of different generations, Anavoulle, I have to tell you something.
b I made a mistake. This is actually a farewell concert for the lead guiterlst, not the whole band.
a Ryan Day is leaving the band? What are they going to do without him?
b I guess they will keep performing.
a No way. He's irreplaceable!
key sentence is Dyan Day is leaving the band? What are they going to do without him?
I really messed up. I don't know how to get her back. You've got to help me.
Oh, no! I 've burned the turkey! What am I going to do? Any suggestions?
I 'm not sure what topic to choose for my speech. Can you give me some ideas?