Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is script of conversation to make a decision, to make a resolution, to give a caution and call an attention.
First story is two persons are talking about a gap year.
a Hi, Gayle. What are you reading?
b It's a book about Cambodia.
a Cambodia? Are you going on a trip?
b No, actually, I've decided to take a gap year.
I 'm going to Siem Reap.
a What's a gap year?
b It's a year-long break that students sometimes take before or after college.
a I see. And what are you going to do in Cambodia for a year?
b I want to work as a volunteer.
a Excellent. It's good to experience another culture.
Key sentence I've decided to take a gap year.
This is a firm decision.
We've decided to go to Croatia for our holiday.
It sounds beautiful.
I make a snap decision to take him to the hospital. Later, the doctor told me that that was what saved his life.
I'm in two minds whether to quit my part-time job. I need money , but I hate the job.
Second story is a couple are talking about curry restaurant.
a Wait. Let's go into this spice shop.
b The spices are so aromatic! It's like I'm visting another country.
a With these spices, I can introduce Japanese people to real South Indian curry.
b I know your dream is to open a restauran, but my worry is that there are already so many curry restaurans in this city.
a Truth, but almost no South Indian curry restaurants. I 'm going to make my dream come true. No matter what it takes.
key sentence is I'm going to make my dream come true, no matter what it takes.
This is resolution.
I'm going to finish the marathon, no matter how tough it is.
I will get into the top university, even if it kills me.
I will never allow negative people to destroy my dreams.
Third story is two person are talking about taking a movie.
a Hi, I'm sorry to bother you guys.
b No proglem, what's up?
a Well, I hate to ask you this, but would you mind keeping the noise down? We're making a movie in the park.
b Sure, no problem. What kind of movie is it?
a It's a student film project. It's basically a love story.
b Sounds interesting. Could I get a copy of the movie when it's finished?
a I'll ask the director.
key sentence is I hate to bother you guys.
Would you mind keeping the noise down?
to give persons a caution for their noise.
We're making a movie in the park.
Would you mind shutting up for a second?
You shouldn't be afraid of making mistakes.
They are an essential part of language learning.
I don't think you should sit on the bench.
It's just been painted.
Last story is a daughter and her father are talking about his cooking.
a So, you thought all I could make was seafood paella, didn't you? Wait till you taste my pumpkin pie!
b Dad, I like your cooking, but please be careful. The last time, you almost cut a finger off, remember?
a Don't worry, Roxy. I've mastered my cutting technique.
b You might want to check the oven. I can smell something burning.
a Oh, No. The pie clust is burnt. That ruin the taste.
b Don't worry. It should be fine.
key sentence is you might want to check the oven. I can smell something burning.
call dad attention to check the oven softly.
You might want to check weather report before set off. I hear there's a major storm approaching.
If I were I would listen to radio Eikaiwa every day, it's the best way to improve your English.
I'm warning. If you are late for work one more time, I'll fire you.
Now what do you think of men's cooking?
How often do the men cook in your home?
I sometimes do for my grand daighter.
All I can make well is chiken curry.
My currey's asset is to be mild.
I think it's important to have plenty of vegetables, the time during that's boiling and quantity of water.