Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is a Explanation of a noun using preposition, to-infinitive, gerund, interrogative.
First story is couple is talking about a baseball.
a Caspar, can I put this baseball away?
b Wait. wait! Don't touch it.
a Why? What's the big deal? It's just another baseball.
a The baseball on the table was signed by Babe Ruth.
b Really? How much do you think it's worth?
a That's a good question. I think I'll apply to that TV show that estimates the values of antiques.
b Good idea. You know how much I love that show.
key sentence is The baseball on the table was signed by Babe Ruth.
The sports car in front of my house is my brother's.
Paris, the city of love and romance is the perfect place for a honeymoon..
A condominium right next to the sea would be great, but far too expensive.
Second story is twl persons are talking about a rock concert.
a Eleanor, do you want to go to the Desperate Rats concert next Saturday? I have 2 tickets.
b I wish I could, but I have a lot of things to do.
a Oh, come on! Have you forgotten everything we read about work-life balance?
a Normally, I want to jump at the chance, but I'm just too just busy at the morment.
a What do you have to do?
b I 've got 3 reports to finish by next Monday.
a That's rough.
key sentence is I have a lot of things to do.
I have too much homework to do.
I have tons of lines to remember for the school play.
I'm looking for a bilingual lawyer to help me with my visa application.
Third story is two colleagues are talking about one's client.
a Hiroki, sorry to interrupt your conversation.
b Alana, hi. No problem. We're just talking about sports. What's up?
a There's a man waiting for you at the enterance.
b For me? Oh, no! I totally forgot. I have a meeting with a client today.
a He looked kind of important. Maybe you should put on your jacket.
b Right. This is bad. I cant believe I forgot.
a Hiroki, you need to wipe your mouth. There's some chocolate on your lips.
key sentence is there's a man waiting for you at the entrance.
Look at the orangutan hanging in that tree branch.
There was a baby crying during the entire flight.
Do you have a problem with students sleeping in your class?
Last story is a daugter and her father are talking about robot vacuum cleaner.
a Hey, Roxy.Look at what Mom bought for us.
b Oh,my friend's family has one of those too.
a So, this is a robot bacuum cleaner. Can you tell me how to use it?
a Can't you read the instructions?
b I hate reading those things.It's easier if you tell me what to do.
a OK, let's see. First, you need to put in the batteries.
a Like this? It 's not working.
b Dad, you 've put them in the wrong way around!
key sentence is Can you tell me how to use it.
Do you know how to make pancakes?
I have no idea what to buy my mother for her birthday.
This restaurant has such an amasing variety of dishes that I can't decide which one to choose.
Now I would like to speak about a robot bacuum cleaner.
It starts at the time we set.
Normally it proceeds in the straight way.
But it changes the way before it bumps into the barrier.
Maybe it can do Self-Driving with its AI sensor.