Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is explanation of the verb phrase using preposition'with', words'the same way', gerund, to infinitive.
Two colleagues are talking about how to fix the chair.
a Hi, Alana. What are you doing?
b Hi, Hiroki. One of the screws of my office chair has become loose, so, I 'm wondering how to fix it.
a It's easy, Just use a screwdriver.
b That's the problem. I don't have a screwdriver.
a Oh, me either. Wait a mimute. I think I can tighten the screw with my penknife.
b Really? Well, it's worth a try.
a There you go. Perfect.
b Thank you so much, Hiroki. What would I do without you?
key sentence is I think I can tighten the screw with my penknife.
If you explane the verb phrase, put it behind that. It's using a word with.
The guide spoke very fast, so I coudn't understand her.
Who is the famous soccer player that scored the goal with his hand?
I passed the test by the skin of my teeth.
Second story is two persons are talking about boring movie.
a So, how did you like the movie, Takuma?
b The first half is really interesting, but then it got boring.
a I agree completely. And the last shine was terrible. It turned the movie into a joke.
b I feel exactly the same way. They should have changed the ending.
a Oh, well. Anyway, I enjoyed the trailer for the next Arnold Sylvester movie.
b Yes, it looks exciting.
a It's coming out next Summer. K can't wait.
b Another year.
key sentence is I feel exactly the same way.
If you explane the verb phrase, put it behind that. It's phrase the same way.
Not all colleagues think the same way.
Nobody could ever love you the same as you.
I found out the hard way that you should always back up your data.
Third story is two persons are talking about military style exercise.
a I 'm so sore today! Every muscle in my body aches.
b Did you go to the gym yesterday?
a Yes, I spent the whole morning doing military-style exercises.
b Military-style? What do you mean?
a My gym instructor is like a drill sergeant. She is very strict.
b What kind of exercises did you do?
b Well, you look good. I think you've lost some weight.
key sentence is I spent the whole morning doing milittary-style exercises.
If you explane the verb phrase, put it behind that. It's using gerund.
I spent hours writing this report.
I was busy talking to my boyfriend on the phone.
I left the conference filled with new ideas and enthusiasm.
Last story is two persons are talking about a musclar movie actor.
a Why are there so many trucks in front of our building today?
b Oh, those are from a film production company. The y are here to film a new movie.
a What kind of movies is it?
b It's some kind of action film. I heard that Arnold Sylvester is coming today.
a Arnold 's coming here? He's my favorite acter! I 've seen all his movies. I have to see him.
b Remember,. you're at work.
a I'll go during my lunch break.
key sentence is They are here to film a new movie.
If you explane the verb phrase, put it behind that. It's using to-infinitive.
I bought some champagne to celebrate our wedding aniversary.
I listen to Radio Eikaiwa every morning to build up my English skills.
We're conducting the customer satisfaction survey to idenfify specific products and services in need of improvement.
Now, my favorite action film actors.
Sylvestar Staloon plays in The Rambo Rocky series.
Arnold Schuwartsnegar plays The Terminater.
The two are muscular.
Steven Seagal plays in The Silence series.
Bruce Willis plays in The diehard.
Jackie Chan is big donator.
Jason statham plays in The Mechanic, The Transporter.
Matt Damon plays as Jason Charles Bourne in The Bourne Identity.