Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is passive.
First story two persons are talking about Arnold's latest movie.
a So, Gary, what did you think of Ramenator?
b Hmm, it had good action scines and humor, but it wasn't Arnold's best.
a I agree. It was really fun until the last 10 minutes. The movie was spoilded by the ending.
b I know. He died and he was back to life again.
a And he said 'I'm back', of course.
b Right. Can''t the script writer think of anything more original?
a Well, that line is expecter by the fun.
key sentence the
movie was spoiled by the ending
This portrait was painted by my grandfather.
This movie was directed by my favorite acter.
Last night match was put off due heavy snow.
Second story Kana and Sejune are talking about keeping their shop clean.
a And there is one more thing Kana. The floor must be mopped twice a day.
b I 'll do my best, Sejune.
a Thank you. It's important to keep our shop clean for the customers.
b I see. Can I ask another question?
b When was this shop opened?
a It was opened in 2005, I believe.
b So, it has been here a long time.
a Yes, relatively speaking.
key sentence when was this shop opened?
Where the stolen goods found?
Her books are not appreciated by many people.
The school library has been renovated.
Third story Space mission center and space ship are talking.
a Houston, this is Omega. We have an emergency.
b We copy, Omega. What is the problem?
a An alien spacecraft has been spotted in orbit around Mars.
b Copy Omega. Can you describe its appearance?
b We are sending you the video, but It appears to be covered in gold.
a What is the position of the ship, Omega?
b It was approarching us, but it has stopped.
a Stand by, Omega. We are calling the President.
key sentence An alien ship has been spotted in orbit around Mars.
Kyoto is known for its magnificent temples.
He is known to everyone in town.
A man is known by the company he keeps
Last story Two Lock group members are talking about their concert.
a The show was a disaster!
b The fans weren't satisfied with the concert.
I heard booing.
a Our kabuki makeup and cowboy costumes weren't accepted!
b But that was your idea, right? You wanted to change the band's image.
a Yes, I thought we should do something new to attract more fans.
b I don't think they were pleased with the changes.
a Yeah, I guess I'll go back to our old look.
b 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it,' right?
key sentence the fans weren't satisfied with the concert.
I was very disappointed by her latest novel.
Most people were annoyed by his comments.
I was embarrassed by some of my friends.
Now here is a saying. if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
I wonder why broke might be used instead of broken.
Doesn't it mean slang word?
Or does it mean adjective : lack of funds?
That might be slang word.