Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is basic sentence pattern, explanation clause. (説明型)
be-verb, preposition, to-infinitive, that if whether clause.
first story is two persons are talking one's job.
a Hi, my name is Theo.
b Hi, I'm Doris.
a So, what do yo do, Dris?
b I'm a filmmaker. I make movies for social medea sites.
a Wow, that's an interesting job. I love watching movies.
b Great! What kind of movies do you like?
a I love action movies and movies with dancing.
b Really? I just made a movie about tap dancing. I'm trying to promote it.
a Maybe, I can help you. I write copy for an advertising agency.
key sentence is I 'm a filmmaker.
I'm a teacher. I teach English at a high school in Tokyo.
I'm a flight attendant. I work for an international airline.
I'm an architect. I design new buildings and restore old ones.
Second story is two colleagues are talking about their work performance review.
a Hey, Jonas. where did Taeko go?
b She's in a meeting with Ms. Brant and Mr. Yamamoto.
a Oh, we made plans to have lunch together.
b She is going to be a while. She is having her work performance review.
a I have to do that too. I haven't prepared anything yet.
b Me either. That's always the last thing on my list.
a I know. There is never enough time, is there?
b No, there never is.
key sentence is She's in a meeting with Ms.Brant and Mr. Yamamoto.
That is behind the sofa.
There is my favorite cafe by the lake.
Ben is next to Lily, isn't it? Are they dating? Are they item?
Third story is a student and doctor are talking about exploration.
a And here are some rock samples from an asteroid.
They were recently brought back to the Earth.
b I can't believe it. This is from the Osobusa probe!
a That's right. You serm to know a lot about space exploration.
b Well, my goal is to become an astronaunt.
a That's great. You 'll definitely achieve your goal if you study hard.
b Thank you. Doctor Altair. I hope so. I really want to go to the Moon someday.
a I'm sure you will.
key sentence is my goal is to become an astronaunt.
My goal is to visit all over the country.
(every country in the world.)
You are all to do exactly as I say. Understood?
If you are to enjoy our team, you'll have to work on getting much fitter.
Last story is a couple is talking about their new refrigerator..
a Casper, I have some good news and some bad news.
b Start with the good news, honey.
a The new refrigerator we ordered last month finally arrived.
b OK, that's good news. Now what's the bad news?
a The problem is that it won't fit into the house.
b What? I measured all the doors. It should fit.
a Well, you obviously didn't measure the stairway.
b So, what are we going to do?
a I'll call a crane service.
key sentence the problem is it won't fit into the house.
The worry is whether we can raise enough money.
The problem is we are broke!
The thing is I 'm too shy.
The issue is whether we should support their proposal.
By the way I take my granddaughter to nursery school by car.
Then she likes listening to music. Especially Desney music. Recently we have delighted in Mary Poppins medley of hit. That's 'A spoonful of sugar'. It helps medcine go down. That looks like march. So That encourages us to cheer children up. And there is also a funny song. That's 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'.
The longest word, which has most many characters.