1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3' unit4 'Family Life’, ‘ Giving opinion’.
(1)If you ask me
*if you ask me...in my opinion
*the long hours...残業
*running the kids around...very busy doing a lot of different things
*whatever happened to time off...休みは一体どうなっているんだ?
*that`s for sure...surely
*that`s why...so, then, therefore
She is shortsighted that`s why she put glasses on her blouse.
*get burned out...get exhausted, get tired to death, 疲れきっている
(2)Here is a talk about Radio Eikaiwa.
Topic is preposition; along before, after and among.
Roxy’s granpa and granma are talking.
a Dear, do you think Roxy will be hungry after her long flight?
b I`m sure she will be famished. Let`s go to a nearby restaurant.
a There`s a new Italian place that is very popular among university students.
b Let`s ask Roxy first, shall we?
a There she is, among the crowds coming through the gate.
b Oh, did she change her hairstyle?
a I think she did. She looks more like a lady now.
b Yes, our granddaugher is becoming a confident young woman.
Key sentence there is a new Italian place that is very popular among university students.
There she is, among the crowds coming through the gate.
Among tbe applicants
Among all these people
Among the mountains
among the rich
Among the injured
Discuss among yourselves
Talk among yourselves
Among other things
Among the best golfers
Among all my dresses, I like this green silk one best.
It is difficult to find the file among all these.
Yoj can swim among thousands of jellyfish in a lake in Palau.
Jeannie and Dr, Frank.N.Stein are talking.
a Jeanie, where have you been?
b Don`t worry, Dr. Frank.N.Stein. I`m not your little android girl anymore.
a I`m worried, Jeannie. Have you been with Frankie?
b Yes, we often go jogging together before breakfast.
a Do you android eat beakfast?
b We like to behave like regular people.
Anyway, what about Frankie? He is like your son too.
a I know that. But I made you before I made him.
b So, J`m special?
a Don't tell Frankie, OK?
Key sentence we often go jogging together before breakfast.
Shibuya comes before Ebisu.
Before six o`clock
Family comes before work
Business before pleasure
I`ve seen it before
Two weeks before Christmas
Long before we met
Student have their lives before them.
How about a nice stroll before dinner?
Don`t worry, your parents will be back before long.
I `ve see. that guy slmewhere before.
Jonas and taeko are talking.
a Hi, Jonas. Can I ask you a favor?
b Sure, Taeko. What`s up?
a I`m going on a business trip to Europe for a few weeks. Could you look after my plant?
b Um, I can, but I`m not good with plants. Yayoi asked me once, but the plant died.
a Oh, no! Didn`t you water it?
b I kind of forgot.
a Well, my plant doesn`t need much water. It can pretty much look after itself.
a OK, I`ll be more careful this time.
Key sentence, could you look after my plant?
After dinner After lunch After work After school
After that After nine o`clock
Take after your father
Mane my daughter after my mom
The police are after you
This painting is after Picasso
Day after day time after time
After finishing my homework
After the class is over
Let`s watch a movie after dinner.
Everyone say I take after my mom.
I was really relieved after passing the entrance exam.
Foreign student, Tomas and his host mother, Yuuko are talking.
a Do you remember this park, Tomas? We walked around here last year.
b Of course, it`s beautiful. And the weather today is perfect for cycling along the river.
a Absolutely. By the way, I hear there`s a new Big West Coffee somewhere along here.
b Let`s go. I`d love a large Hiroto`s iced coffee latte right now.
a Me too, I`m thirsty.
b Oh, look. I can see the sign just up ahead.
a Great. Come on. I`ll race you there!
Key sentence the weather today is perfect for cycling along the river.
Walk along the beach
Walk along the street
You can find it along the street.
You can find it along the way.
take umbrella along
Get along with
You knew all along who did it, didn`t you?
It`s lovely evening for a walk along the beach.
You knew all along that she was joking, right?
Don`t forget to bring a swimsuit along.