Today I was absent from the class because I caught a cold.
Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic are script of conversation of choice, confidence, duty and priority.
First story is two persons are talking about short holiday.
a I think we should go for a short holiday. We both need a relaxing break don't you agree?
b I couldn't agree more. But where? Doyou have any suggestions?
a I was thinking of either Guam or Saipan.
b I 'll leave it up to you.
a No. I want you choose.
b No,.Really. The choice is yours.
a OK. Let me check out the best offers, and then we can decide together.
b Ha, Ha! You always find a great way to compromise.
key sentence is I`ll leave it up to you. The choice is yours.
This one? Well I'm surprised , but the choice is yours.
There are various package deals. It's totally up to you which youchoose.
Take any book you like. They are all free.
Second story is two students are talking about quize match.
a Shota, we are in the lead, but the team from the UK is very strong.
b I know, their students have a broad range of knowledge.
a The last question is going to be in the history category. We are weak in that subject
b No matter what the question is, you can count on me. Nothing fazes me.
a So, you agree to answer for our team.
b Yes, I won't let you down. Now let's win!
key sentence is No matter what the question is!
you can count on me. Nothing fazes me.
It's a piece of cake, you can count on me.
Don't worry. I've done this umpteen times.
Now I can do it blind folded!
No matter the repair is, just ask me.
Third story is travel guide and visitor are talking about delays by heavy rain.
a Does it rain as this every year during this season?
b This year, the rains have been unusually heavy.
a How long will it be before we reach our hot spring resort?
Considering the current situation, we'll have to be more patient. With this weather, delays are inevitable.
b It will be dark when we arrive there. I was hoping to see the monkeys in the spring today.
a Don't worry. You'll see lots ofthem tomorrow.
key sentence is Considering the current situation, we'll have to be more patient.
You 'll have to pay a
lot more if you fly business class.
I'm sorry , but I need see some ID before allowing you to enter.
We have to get some vaccinations. Otherwise, we won't be able to visit certain countries.
Last story is 2 excutives are talking about their number-one priority.
a We know that accidents can happen at any time. Therefore the company should provide helmets for all employees.
b But that would be very expensive. We have over 2000 employees thoughout the country.
a It doesn't matter. Safety has to be our number-one priority.
b OK. Let me chech with some suppliers and see what kind of deal I can make.
a But what ever you do, make sure the helmets are top quality. No cutting corners when it comes to safety, right?
key sentence is safety is our number-one priority.
My family is my number-one priority.
MNy people get their prioeityies mixed up.
A good work-life balance is essential.
My parent keep telling that study must come before having fun.