Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is basic sentence pattern.
predicate verb whose object is gerund, verbs of perception, causative verb make, causative verb have.
two colleagues are talking about the place to brush teeth.
a Oh, Hiroki, can I talk to you in private?
b Just a minute. My mouth is full of toothpaste. OK. What's up?
a I have a request. Can you stop brushing your teeth over the kitchen sink?
b Does it bother you?
a Yes, it does. And other colleagues have been complaining about it too. people use this sink to wash their coffee mugs.
b Where can I brush my teeth then?
a How about using the men's restroom?
b OK. Sorry.
key sentence is Can you stop brushing your teeth over the kitchen sink?
Look! It's stopped raining
I've not finished painting the bedroom, yet.
We are considering starting our own business.
Story is a couple are talking about high calories cookie.
a Yoshi, what's behind your back?
b What? Nothing.
a I saw you trying to hide something. Show me.
b I'm not hiding anything.
a Aha! I knew it! A Macadamian nut chocolate chip cookie. So that explains it.
a You have been gaining weight even though I have been cooking healty meals for you.
b It's a little snack.
a Do you know how many calories are in this?
b It says only 500.
key sentence I saw you trying to hide something!?
I 've seen her performing live. She was awesome.
I heard my boss angry on the telephone just now.
I noticed a strang guy entering our office building a short while ago.
Story is two colleagues are talking about diet.
a All you are having for lunch is a salad?
b Yes, I'm on a diet. I have to lose at least 10 kilos.
a You'll get hungry later, though. I know you. Besides, you need to exercise.
b I know. My wife made me join a gym. I hate going there, though.
b The trainer is very strict.
a Are you afraid of him?
b Her. No
a Then what's made you cry?
b I bit into a hot chili.
key sentence is My wife made me join a gym.
Our English teacher always makes us laugh.
Please make yourselves comfortable.
The coach made me do 20 push-ups for being late.
Two colleagues are talking about a calling from a customer.
a Where did Yoshi go?
b He went to the convenience store.
a It's after lunchtime. He is not suposed to take long breaks all the time.
b Why do you need him?
a I got a call from a customer about one of our products. Only Yoshi can answer the question.
b I'll have him call the customer back, OK?
a Great. Here' the telephone number. She sounded kind of angry.
b I'll make sure that Yoshi calls her immediately.
a Yhank you.
key sentence is I'll have him call the customer back, OK?
The teacher had us work in groups.
The physiotherapist had me do stretching exercise.
Don't worry. I'll have my top mechanic take a look at it.