Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is past tense,present tense.
First story is Desperate Rats group members are talking about the concert in Denber.
a It's good to watch videos about our past concerts. We can learn so much.
b Yes, I imagine it's different from actually playing on stage.
a Absolutely, I notice lots of things about our performances. This one was an outdoor concert in Denver.
b I love Denver. It's such a beatiful city.
a It is. Oh, look at this part. It started to rain when we were about to sing our last song.
b Did that bother you?
a No, it was refreshing.
key sentence is it started to rain when we were about to sing our last song.
Past tense is far from now.
I played badminton yesterday.
Her lecture was truely inspiring.
When I was a kid I had fish for dinner evry Friday.
Second story is Sylvester visit Yayoi.
a Hello? Can I speak to Yayoi?
b Speaking. Who is this, please?
a This is Arnold Sylvester. I'm in your robby.
b Mr. Sylvester, Please wait just a moment. I'll be right there.
a No hurry.
b Mr. Sylvester, what are you doing here?
a Remember in july I told you I would be back. Well I could come back since I had to fly to Germany the next day.
b I under stand.
a Now, you want my autograph, right?
b Absolutely. Could you please sign here in my notebook?
key sentence is could you please sign here in my notebook?
This is much more polite than sign here.
Could you say that again, please?
Would you please come to my office, right away?
I hoped I could give me another chance.
Third story is Gary and Shieila are going out.
a Gary, I saw the post of you and Sheila on Christagram. You were both smiling.
b The one of us Cafe Italia?
a Yes, I was surprised. You actually get along with her?
b Sure. Dont you?
a Not really. She has rather extreme opinions.
b They don't bother me. Anyway, we are going out this weekend.
a Really? What are you going to do?
b I might go to karaoke with her. She likes singing songs from Broadway musicals.
key sentence is I might go to karaoke with her.
This sentence is modest or moderate.
This repair job might take longer than expected.
This is the eighth trip to London, I guess.
Cris could persuade them to help us.
The last story is Yoshi and Amanda are talking.
a Oh, I think I've met. Your name is Yoshi, right? And you're a sales representative?
b Now I'm a digital solutions manager. Sorry, what' your name again?
a Amanda. Don't take this the wrong way, but you've lost a lot of weight.
b Thank you, Amanda I work out at the gym every other day.
Oh, really? Which gym?
b Constant Fitness. My trainer is really tough.
a Is she a woman named Bobbie?
a I go to the same gym!
key sentence is I'm a digital solutions manager.
I work out at the gym evry other day.
This is a fact, constant situation.
and proverb, like the early bird catches the worm.
I'm from Liverpoor, England.
I take a hot yoga class every Fryday.
The early bird catch worm.
Now there is a city named Denver in todays dialog,
It's located in Colorad State and between Chicago and San Francisco. It's at foot of Rocky Mountain and famous for ski resort place. They say It's such a beautiful city.