Here is a talk from ラジオ英会話.
Topic is verb would like, hope wish, let, ask.
Mr.Emori and his friend are talking.
a I`m so hungry after walking around Nikko Toshogu today.
b Me too.
a Mr.Emori. How did you find this restaurant?
b well, I had to do some research. Not many tourists know about it.
a Oh, look at the menu. What`s the name of this beef?
b It`s a Niko-niko Wagyu. It`s a very high-grade Japanese beef.
a Sounds great. How would you like your steak?
b Hmm. I would like my steak medium-rare.
a OK, I'll have the same then.
Key sentence I`d like my steak medium-rare.
What's difference these? it sounds moderate.
Would you like some coffee? I`d like to go to England. want you back. want you to come would like you to do that You want to be a bit more careful. I would like to try this dress on. I want you to help Audrey with her Japanese. This sauce wants a bit more salt.
Roxy and her Granpa are talking.
I`m getting excited about going to London on Saturday, Granpa.
b I`m halpy for you, Roxy. You and Granma have a good time.
a Thank you. I`ve always wanted to see a musical in London. This is a dream come true.
b I wish I could go with you Roxy, but I`ve already arranged to meet some friends that afternoon.
a That's OK. I`ll buy some souvenirs from the theater.
b You don`t have to buy me anything, dear. Just enjoy yourself and take care.
Key sentence I hope you and granma have a good time.
Would like is not real so it's subjunctive mood.
Let`s hope I hope you dln`t mind my saying that I hope you don`t mind if i take this call I was hoping that I hope to see you again. I wish I could go with you. I wish you good luck. I wish to thank you. I wish to speak to the manager.
I wish I could speak French.
I hope you don`t mind me interrupting. but I think you`re missing the point.
Arnold Sylvester and Yayoi are talking.
a Hi,Yayoi.Thank you for coming today.
b My pleasure. Actually, this is my first time inside Tokyo Tower,.
a Really? I guess it`s mainly for tourlist.
b That`s right. Arnold, can I see the new scrilt?
a I`ll let you know as soon as I talk with the director. She wanted to make a few changes.
b Ok, I hope the lines aren`t too long.
a They`ll be short. Oh, that`s her now. Let me take this call?
Key sentence let me take this call ?
make, have, let are causative verb.
Let him in, out.
Let him down.
Let it go.
Let you know.(I'll know you)
Let me know.(please know me)
Let me ask you a few questions.
Let me help you.
Don`t let the cat out of the bag.
Let me know if you need any help.
Let me help you with the suitcase, it looks realy heavy.
Don`t let her comments get to you.
Taeko and her colleague are talking.
a Taeko, are you good at designing presentation slides?
b I can do it, but Yayoi is the real expert.
a I know, but Yayoi is taking a leave of absence.
b Oh, yeah, I heard about that.
a So, who can I ask?
b If you want a good presentation, you should ask Raj.
a But he went back to India.
b We`re a global company. You can work with him online.
a Oh,yeah, I didn`t think of that. I`ll ask him to do it, then.
Key sentence I`ll ask him to do it, then.
I ask him to come
I ask him to buy
I ask him to be more careful
Can I ask you a private question?
Can I ask you one more question?
May I ask where you are from?
You`re asking for it trouble.（自業自得） May I ask you to look over my article?
I`ll ask my husband to lend you a hang.
I asked for a pay raise, but I didn`t get one!