Happy New Year!
There is a talk about ラジオ英会話.
Topic is subjunctive mood too.
First story a Nepales student and a Japanese are talking.
a Sejun. This Nepalese food is so good. What are these dumplings? They look like gyoza.
b Well they are called momo, and you dip them in this spicy sauce.
a Yummy! Thanks for bringing me here.
b Well, it's the least I could do. Without your surport, I couldn't have gotten the student loan.
a So what are you going to study in college?
b Business. I want to start a business in Japan someday.
a I'm sure you'll be successful.
key sentence is without your surport, I w
Without your assistance, I couldn't have written this book.
In your shoes, I wouldn't accept their offer.
40 years ago, almost nobody would have heard of vegan food.
Next story, two astronaunts are talking.
a Akira, begin the Mars landing sequence.
b Roger, Commander. Engaging. Wait a second.
a What's going on?
b Commander, I have visual contact!
a Visual contact? With what?
b There is anther spaceship in orbit around Mars.
a What? How can that be possible? Can you identify it? Which country is it from?
b It's not from any country.
a What do you mean?
b It's not from the earth!
a An alien? Contact mission control immediately!
b Roger, Comnander.
a If Arnold Sylvester were here.l
key sentence is if Arnold Sylvester were here.
If only they were more open to new idears.
She is acting as if it were the end of the world.
If it hadn't been for the airbags, we would have been seriously injured.
Next story, an artist and his student are talking.
a Bob, can I ask you for some advice?
b Sure, I hope I can help.
a It's not about art, exactly. You see, I want make a movie.
b A movie? That's a big project.
a I have a script already. But I'not sure what to do next.
b I would start by making some pencil sketch of the scenes. What is the movie about?
a It's a love story.
b Great. There can never be enough love stories.
key sentence is I would start by making some pencil sketches of the scenes.
I don't know what to do.
I would start again from scratch.
I don't know what to do.
I would sleepon it and tell them yourdecision tomorrow.
I'm of two minds about going abroad to study.
I would jump at the opprtunity.
Last story, two professors are talking.
a I would like everyone to thank for attending our last department meeting of the year.
b Thanks for organizing it so quickly, Professor Blombley.
a Not at all, Professor Peacock.All right , let's begin with the first item of the agenda.
b It says that we have a surplus of 30000 pounds in our budget.
a That's amazing. The question is what to do with it.
b I propose that the money should be spent on new computers for the library.
a That's one idea. Thank you.
key sentence is I propose that the money should be spent on new computer for the library.
I propose that our new coach should be hired as soon as possible.
The parents insisted that they should be present during their daugter's interview with the principal.
It's important that everyone should attend all practice sessions.