Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is transitive verb, intransitive berb, a word of placement.
first story is two persons are talking their sons.
a The race is about to start, Riko. Is that your son in the purple jersey?
b Yeah, that's Renji.
a He's really tall now.
b He takes after his father. Look, he's in the lead.
a He runs fast. I'm impressed.
b Yes, that's why they call him Cheetah.
a Fast as cheetah? As long as he doesn't cheat on tests.
b He' a cheetah, not a cheater! He's a good student.
a He's won the race! Congratulations!
key sentence is he runs fast.
Run faster, or you'll be late.
Some people think I'm strange because I love to run in the pouring rain.
You need have a broad range of skills to run a business.
Second story is two person are talking about their dogs.
a Hi, Theo! I haven't seen you in a while.
b Hi, Mirai. Yes, it has been a month, I think.
a How is your dog, Sparky?
b He's fine. thanks. And how's Paul?
a Fine as ever. Oh, I'm glad we met. I 've a huge favor to ask you.
b Really? What's it?
a I'm going to Europe next month for ten days. Could you look after Paul while I 'm away?
b Sure. He gets along well with Spark, so no problem.
key sentence is could you look after Paul while I'm away?
I 'll look after the kid.
We are looking for volunteers to help organize the school festival.
I would like to remark some points I 'm aware of while I'm looking over your report.
I 've been looking over your report, and I'd like to point out several areas of concern.
Third story is Nasa,Houston and probe, space ship atr talking.
a Houston, this is Omega one. The ship's main engine has been repaired.
b Rojer, Omega. Glad to hear that.
a We really appreciate the help from evryone in Mission Control.
b Our pleasure, Omega.
a We would just like to run a test. Did you hear that noise?
b Rojer, Omega. We heard something. What is your situation?
a The ship seems to be OK. But, something may have hit us.
b Copy, Omega. Stand by.
key sentence is Did you hear that noise?
I often listen to clasical music.
Can you hear the ambalence sirens?
I 've told him 1000 times that he needs to change his attitude, but he never listens to me.
Last story is two persons are talking about social medea.
a Hi, Gairy. What are you eating?
b I'm having the fish and chips.
a It looks pretty good.
b It's really tasty.
a Hey, why are you smiling at your phone?
b Sheila just friended me.
a Sheila in our ecomomics class? Be careful. I had some problems with her.
b What happened?
a She kept posting some extreme opinions about politics.
I had to un-friend her.
b She seems like a quiet person.
a Well, on social medea she 's completely different.
key sentence is Sheila just friended me.
I had to un-friend her.
She friendzoned me.
I need to water my plants.
I usually bookmark interesting websites.
The guardman at the 5-stars hotel enterance eyed me suspiciously.
Now when we use social medea, like face book, twitter, we find someone posting different opinions. Then I never argue with them lest the topic should go up in flame. (be burnt down)
I try to pretend to ignore their opinions.
I opt to post many 'Like' to anyone who friend me.
Today's chips in class
show devotion to one's parents… do filial duty. 親孝行する
The teacher illustrated two examples of words of placement.
The horse(that was) raced past barn / fell.
The old / man the boat.