Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Toutchstone unit9' ,'That’s hilarious'.'Happy endings'
1.Strategy plus I bet.
1.guess the responses.
(1)Oh, no! I bet she was embarrassed.（彼女は恥ずかしかったでしょう）
(2)Oh, I bet you were not too happy with yourself.(腹がたったでしょう）
(3)Oh, no, I bet you freaked!(パニックになったでしょう）
2.Reading 'Every cloud has a silver lining'
3. today's chips
(0) run errands(使い走りする・用事をすます）
(1)sprain one's ankle （足首をくじく）
(3)the rest is history (後は御存じのとおり）
(4) prescription for painkillers(鎮痛剤のための処方箋）
(5) have my apartment all to myself again (再び私だけ独占できる）
4. Here is a talk from 'ラジオ英会話'.
Topic is script to abandon a conversation,
to show the feeling about remark, to make a remark manner clear, to cut a remark into pieces.
First story is a couple are talking about his pants.
a Joe, you can't wear these pants anymore.
Look, there is a hole in the back pocket.
b But those are my favorite pants. All my other trousers are too tight on me.
a Well, you can't go out in these. What will people say?
b They can say what they like. It doesn't bother me.
a Listen. You are getting new pants. Let's go shopping. I need to get some new clothes for spring any way.
b OK. If you insist.
key sentence is They can say what they like. It doesn't bother me.
I know some people say I'm snobbish. But, it doesn't bother me.
My boyfriend isn't very romantic, but who cares?
Yes, he is 10 years older than me. So what?
Second story is a customer and clerk are talking about ink ribbon cartridges.
a Hi, I'm looking for an ink ribbon cartridge for my word processor.
b Word processor?
a You don't know what that is?
b I've heard of them. Unfortunately, almost nobody uses them now.
a Can you check for me? Here's the cartridge.
b Mmm. I'm afraid they stopped making these about ten years ago.
a Oh, no! So I can't use my word processor anymore?
b There might be some cartridges available on the internet.
a OK, thanks.
key sentence is Unfortunately, almost nobody uses them now.
Unfortunately, our hotel is fully booked on that day.
Actually, I'm grad the weather is terrible. I didn't want to go hiking.
I 'm afraid that the manager is away at the moment.
Third story is two colleagues are tarking about their lunch.
a Why didn't you finish your lunch, Ken?
Weren't you hungry?
b Actually, I was hungry, but I couldn't eat that stuff.
a Was it that bat?
b To put it mildly, it's the worst Chinese food I've ever had.
a But it was your idea to come here for lunch.
b Well, this used to be a good restaurant. I guess they changed cooks recently. I'm never comming back .
a Oh, that's too bad. My food was fine.
key sentence is To put it mildly, it's the worst Chinese food I 've ever had.
Seriously, you have to be more assertive.
The boss wasn't happy at all, to put it mildly.
It's just a passing thought, why do we start our own business?
Last story is two colleagues are talking about their move.
a Yayoi, do you have any more labels for the boxes?
b Sure, here you go. As the boss mentioned before, we need to put our desk number on all our boxes.
a Got it. But why do we have to move now?
I'm extremely busy.
b Everybody is busy, Jonas. Assisting in the move is part of your job.
a Well, I hope you understand I might be late with my report.
b Like I said, this move has priority now.
Key sentence is as the boss mentioned before, we need to put our desk number on all our boxes.
As Joege mentioned before, this is a once-in- lifetime opportunity.
According weather focast, there is no chance of rain today.
As we all know, Luke will be retireing at the end of this year.