Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is script of conversation to make conversation flow, to draw attention to the conversation flow: take a topic including the flow of conversation of the place, to cut the conversation flow and take out the topic, to hand the flow of the conversation to a partner.
Two student are talking at the school cafeteria.
a Hi. Lovely day, isn't it? My name is Gary.
b Yes, it's warm today. I haven't seen you here before. I 'm Helen.
a Nice to meet you. So, how's the food?
b Great! I love the roast chicken and mashed potatoes.
a I should have gotten that instead of this hamburger.
b Which dorm are you living in?
a I'm in Samson Hall.
b Oh, really? So am I. Which floor are you on?
a The ten floor. How about you?
b The ninth floor.
key sentence is Hi. Lovely day, isn't it? My name is Gary.
It's frozing day, isn't it? By the way, my name is Tony.
Sorry but could you tell me the time, please?
Tell me, where are you from?
A couple are talking about wife's website.
a Honey, I'm home.
b Hi, Casper. I'm cocking dinner now.
a It smells wonderful! Oh, I got you the mailing labels you wanted.
b Thanks, That reminds me. I received another order today. I can't believe all the orders I 've been receiving for my handmade dolls recently.
a Do you have a lot of followers?
b I've gotten over a hundred followers. Three years ago. Nobody was visiting my website. I must have talent.
a I'm really proud of you.
key sentence is That reminds me. I got another order today.
That reminds me. I need some cash from the ATM.
Speaking of movies, have you seen Genmetsu?
While we are on the subject of school, don't you have homework to finish?
Two shogi club members are talking about a couple who have love affairs.
a Sota, here's the new club member list. We have four new members.
b Thank you. Shogi is getting more and more popular, I guess.
a Yes. Changing the subject, did you know Tom is dating Masami?
a What? I thought Mmasami didn't like Tom. And I told Tom to stop using the club for dating.
b Oh, Tom followed the rules. He started playing with other club members more.
a So, what happened?
b I think Masami secretly liked Tom.
Key sentence is changing the subject, did you know Tom is dating Masami?
Once Tom had a crush on Masami.
Masami said to Sota she didn't like Tom.
So Sota told Tom to stop using the club for dating.
Changing the subject, I've decided to take up arranging flower.
By the way, Did you the restaurant I recommended?
Before I forget, here's the money I owe you.
A movie director plans to make a film which his friend appear in as one of tap dancers.
a So, that's my basic tap dance routine. What do you think?
b Hmm, it's OK. But you danced with more energy at the high school reunion. Don't you think so?
a I guess I'm a little nervous.
b Relax, Fred. We're just doing tests to see how you look on screen.
a OK. Will I be dancing alone in the movie?
b No, you'll be part of a group of five dancers.
a Good, I feel a little funny about dancing by myself.
key sentence is So, that's my basic tap dance routine. What do you think?
So that' my plan. What do you think?
It' a bit cold for shorts. Don't you think so?
I think it's better to study English in the US than in the UK. What's your view?