Today's '楽しい英会話の会' is rest.
Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is conditional or interrogative clause, imperative statement, imperative variation, existence there.
First story is
Yoshi and his trainer are talking about sit-ups.
a Please, give me a break. I can't do any more sit-ups.
b You have 10 more to do, Yoshi. You can't give up now.
a But honestly, I'm exhausted.
b I don't care if you're exhausted. This is where it counts.
a How about I just do three more?
b No! Ten more sit-ups. Nobody realises what it takes to get in shape.
a You are worse than a drill sergeant!
b You have not seen anything yet. Now, move it!
key sentence I don't care if you're exhausted.
Do you know when Maple will be back?
I have no idea why Helen chaged her mind.
I'll find out if there are any tichets left for tonight's concert.
Second story is
Mr. Yamamoto and his boss are talking about the preparations for the company-wide meeting.
a So, Mr. Yamamoto, how are the preparations for the company-wide meeting coming along?
b We seem to be on schedule. We haven't had one of these in the long time.
a Exactly, so we should be careful. We might be forgetting some details.
b What about the dress code?
a Please ask the employees to wear business casual.
b They usually do anyway.
a Well, I've noticed that some have been wearing tennis shoes to work recently.
b That's true. I'll send everyone a memo.
key sentence please ask the employees to wear the business casual.
Speak into the microphone, please.
Please hold on the line while I put you through to the manager.
Take it easy. Every thing's going to be OK.
Third story is
Two students are talking about NewYork City.
a This is actually my first time to live in a foreign country.
b Welcome to New York. You're not alone. People from all over the world come to live and work here.
a Yes, I know New York is a very diverse city.
b That's true. It's a melting pot of different cultures.
a What do you have any advice for me?
b Don't be overawed. And enjoy the amazing variety of food you can find here.
a Thanks for the tip.
key sentence is don't be overawed.
Don't talk to me in that tone of voice.
Don't get me wrong. I like him, but just as a friend.
Never let anyone walk over you.
Last story is
Two persons are staying in a hotel.
a Well, that was the most delicious food I've had in a long, long time.
b Me too. The sashimi was particularly good, right?
a Yeah, but the dessert buffet was what really impressed me.
b I know you have a sweet tooth! Anyway we have to wake up early tomorrow.
a Yes, we have an early flight.
b Oh, No! I can't find my hotel room key.
a Again? You are always losimg your keys.
b Ah, now I see why. There's a hole in my pocket.
a Well, let's go back to the restaurant. The key's probably there.
key sentence is there is a hole in my pocket.
There was a big earthquake last night. Scary!
There is a guy who staring at you.
There seems to be lots of confusion regarding the schedule.