Today’s speech is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
First story is Indian Restaurant sheff and his friend are talking.
a Hello, thank you for calling Taj Palace.
b Is this Deepak?
b Hi, this is Barbara. We met in a bar a while ago.
a Oh, yes, of course. How are you, Barbara?
b Fine, thanks. I was wondering. Can you make a to-go order?
a Of course. What would you like to have?
b I saw the Tandoori Special on your website.
a Yes, good choice. Only one?
b That's right, only one. Could you please have my order ready by 7?
a No problem.
key sentence could you please have my order ready by 7?
Glad to have you back.
have my hair cut.
have this coat cleaned
have your homework done
have evrybody laughing
I 'm going to have my teeth checked.
I would like to have the TV mounted on the wall.
The comedian had the entire audiance shaking with laughter.
Second story is Doug proposes marriage to Shiho.
a Oh, no! It's started to rain.
b I think I should go home now, Doug.
a I'm not having you walk home alone in this rain. Here, why don't you come under my umbrella?
b Thank you, Doug. You've always been a gentleman. That's why I like you so much.
a Shiho, the feeling is mutual. It always has been. Maybe 'like' is too weak a word.
b What do you mean?
a What I'm trying to say is 'will you marry me?'.
key sentence I'm not having walk home alone in this rain.
causative verb ,contrary to forceful make, have is natural, as a result of course.
I will have my staff send the document to you.
I have the doctor look at my elbow.
The coach had players do warm-up exercise.
I have the shop staff gift-wrap the chocolates.
Roxy and her grandfather are talking.
a Roxy, dear, here's your tea. Do you take milk?
b Oh, I never put milk in my tea, Granpa.
a Oh, why not? It's very strong tea and tastes better with milk.
b Maybe, but I just prefer mine black.
a In that case, we can make it weaker for you.
b That's OK. I like strong tea. Now how do I eat sconws?
a Usually with jam and clotted cream.
b Yum! They're delicious!
key sentence I never put milk in my tea.
put flowers in a vase.
put a calendar on the wall
put a spotlight on the ceilling
put salt in the cake instead of sugar
You can put the coat on this hanger.
I 'm going to put tiles on the bathroom ceilling.
Do you remember to put detergent in the washing machine.
Last sgory is Rock group Desperate Rats 's member Bill and Synthia are talking.
a Bill, do you have a moment?
b Sure, Synthia. What's up?
a Have you heard of the film director, Dris William?
b Yea, she's one who made that tap-dancing musical, right?
a Right, she contacted me recently. She wants to make a documentary about the Desperate Rats.
b Well, it's about time somebody made a film about us.
a So, you agree to the idea?
b Sure, as long as it doesn`t put too much pressure on the band.
a I'm sure it won't.
key sentence is sure, as long as it doesn't put too much pressure on the band.
put empasis on social status
put the plan into practice
put your name here
put your signature here
put the blame on me
put my trust in you
Please put seal next to your name.
Why do you always put the blame on me?
I think we should put more emphasis on speeking skills than reading skills.
Such the causative verb as have is make.
'Make' is different from 'have'.
'Make' means forcing.
On contrary, 'have' means natural, as the result of course.
For example, I will have a doctor look at my elbow.