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Bennie Jet and Mr.Smith are talking about the Desperate Rats concert.
a Bennie, wasn`t that concert on Saturday great?
b Honestly, Mr.Smith, it was a little disappointing.
a Really? Why?
b Well, I always enjoy their classic hits, but their new songs are rather boring. And Bill Bungalow`s jokes in between songs were annoying.
a You have a point. I didn`t find them funny at all.
b The Desperste Rats should just play music and not to talk so much.
a I agree.
Key sentence it`s a little disapponiting.
Their new songs are rather boring.
His jokes in betwren songs were annoying.
It was exciting.
It was thrilling.
It was satisfing.
It was pleasing.
It was disgusting.
It was surprising.
It was inspiring.
It was encouraging.
The principal`s speech was inspiring.
His improvement is encouraving.
I found bungee-jump so thrilling.
A couple,Takuma and Kelly are talking about their wedding.
a Kelly, look at the picture of your parents. They look so happy.
b Yes, I think they were relieved more than anything else.
a We almost didn`t have the wedding.
b It was not perfect. I was disappointed with the food.
a I don`t have time to eat. Some guests were bored by the speeches.
b Yes, my Uncle Barry went on and on.
a Well, he is a famous talk show host.
b True. People seemed excited to learn that Barry Kinv is my uncle.
Key sentence I waz disappointed with the food.
I think they were relieved more than anything else.
Some guests were bored by the speeches.
Peolle seemed excited to learn that Barry King is my uncle.
I was excited.
I was thrilled.
I was satisfied.
I was pleased. disgusted surprised
We are all satisfied with the results.
Our kids are so excited about going to the theme park.
I was surprised to see so many people at my gig.
A couple, Doug and Shiho are talking about the Texas barbecue.
a So, Shiho. How did you like the Texas barbecue?
b It was OK, I guess.
a Just, OK? We had real T-bone steak.
b The taste was fine, but it was too tough. My jaw is sore.
a Well, I think that`s what a real steak should be like. Anyway, tonight. We are having tacos.
b Chikin tacos sound great. We need Avocados, right?
a Of course. For the guacamole. These are still too hard. Let`s look for some softer ones.
Key sentence these are still too hard.
Tough steak guy negotiator assignment decision choice challenge
Firm matress belief faith determination decision
Solid foundation education evidence food person solid liquid gass
You can rely on geoff 100%. He is a very solid guy.
Personally, I prefer a firm mattres to a soft one.
It`s sometimes hard to know whether Chris is joking or not.
Cindy and Mr.Emori are talking about a perssimon.
a Cindy, what do you call this fruit in English?
b It`s a persimmon.
a There is a haiku about persimmons by the poet Masaoka Shiki.
b Well, persimmons are autumn fruits. And I know that seasonal expressions are essential for hakku.
a Exactly. He wrote, ` Eat a persimmon, a bell rings at Horyuji.
b Oh, we are near that temple. Let`s take a bite and see what happens. Hmm. I don`t hear a bell.
a Maybe it depends on the time of day.
Key sentence seasonal expressions are essential for haiku.
Vital evidence role
Vitl for survival vital for recovery
Vital for a leader
Vital for our success
Vital for Japan
Education is the key to success
Crucial for our future
It`s crucial that your report be handed in by tomorrow.
This is thd most important issue we need to tacle.
You played a key role in the success of our sales campaign.
It`s vital you say nothing about this to anyone.