Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone' unit10 'Communication','Dealing with interruptions'.
Q1 What kinds of things can interrupt phone conversations?
A1 You have another call, are breaking up, get got off, need your charger. Adding there are big noizes,
Q2 What does Maria want to tell Sarah?
A2 Maria wants Sarah to be her maid of honor.
Q3 Why do you think Sarah said Maria was kidding?
A3 Because Sarah felt that Maria thought Maria intimated to her.
Today's chips in class
Your socoal life is more important than your job.(あなたの人付き合いは仕事より大事だ）
Oh shoot (しまった）
My battery is really low(バッテリーない）
Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話
Topic is interrogative adverb, present particicle, past participle, overlapping.
First story is a daughter and her father are talking at an Italian restaurant.
a Oh, I remember this French restaurant. I' m glad it's still here.
b When did you eat here?
a Probably seventeen years ago. This is where I proposed to your mother.
b You proposed to Mom over a French dinner?
How romantic, Dad!
a And you know what's even more romantic?
a I gave her a bouquet of red roses before I popped the question.
b Oh, that's so sweet!
key sentence is this is where I proposed to your mother.
This is where I was born.
This is when you make your speech.
This is why you should double-check all the equipment before you start.
Second story is two persons are talking about a drone.
a Hi, Gary. Your door was open. I hope I'm not disturbing you.
b Helen, hi. No, of course not. Have a seat.
a What are you doing? There are so many bits and pieces everywhere.
b I'm making a drone. My hobby is making drones with bright lights. I like flying them at night.
a But somebody may see it and think it 's a UFO.
b Who cares? UFO doesn't mean it's an alien's spaceship.
a Right. It just means unidentified flyinging object.
key sentence is I'm making a drone.
Are you doing your home work?
I'm waiting my girlfriend. She is always late.
Why are you doing soccer? Did you have a fall out?
Third story is a student and art teacher are talking about a water color painting
a Bob, you're an art expert, right?
b Well, I went to art school, so I know a few techniques.
a I bought a water color painting on the internet, and I want to get your opinion.
b Can I see it?
a Sure, here it is. It's a painting of a scene in Copenhagen.
b It's not bad, but this picture was painted by an amateur. I can tell.
a I paid 1000 dallars for it.
b 1000 dallars? That's definitely too much.
key sentence is this is painted by an amateur.
Were all these pictures taken by you?
This company was founded by my grandfather.
Luckyly our compuyer network was not badly infected with the virus.
Last story is two persons are talking about planting rice.
a So, how did you like the experience, Nelson?
b It was fun, but I didn't realize planting rice was such hard work!
a You look exhausted.
b I'm OK, but my back is a little sore. I 'm not used to using these muscles.
a Me either. Many people do it with machines these days, but my family prefers the traditional hand planting method.
b It's good to preserve such tradition, but it definitely isn't good for my back!
key sentence is you look exhausted.
Hey, you look really happy. Good news?
I'm so relaxed, that massage was wonderful.
Your new job sounds terrific. Whe do you start?