1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3’ unit8, 'What if,Wishes’,’How do you wish your life? ’
2.Here is a talk from Radio Eikaiwa..
Topic is to deepen understanding conversation.
Jeannie anf Frankie are talking,
a Jeannie, I haven`t seen you in a long time.
b Yes, I need some time to be by myself.
a I understand, Jeannie, Dr. Frank.N.Stein told me that people need their space.
b Yes、I`ve learned a lot from this experience.
We need a balance.
a If I understand you colectly, sometimes we need company, othertimes we need to be alone.
b Exactly, but I can`t live without you, Frankie.
I`m sorry for been distance.
a Don`t apologize. I need you too.
Key sentence if i understand you corectly, sometimes we need company, othertimes we need to be alone.
If I understand you corectly, you are saying that
Are you daying that
So you are saying
Are you trying to say that
So what you really think is that
Let me get this straight
Let me see if I`ve got this
Does that sound aboug right.
If I understand you corectly, you are saying that we need at least four people for this project.
So you are saying thatit can`t be done with the budget, right?b
So what you really think is that inviting my parents to come is a mistame.
Bill and Cynthia are talking.
a Bill, please listen to me. The fans are bored by the new songs.
b Come on, Cynthia. Deric and I are the heart and soul of the Desperate Rats.
a I`m not denying that, Bill. You both are great song writers.
b If we used different songwriters, we wouldn`t
be the same band.
a Don`t get me wrong, Bill. What I meant was that maybe we need some fresh ideas.
b Hey, Cinthia, don`t wory. I still have a few hit songs left me.
Key sentence don`t get me wrong.
I think you`ve misunderstood my main point.
That`s not what I meant
We`re obviously not on the same wavelength here.
What I meant was that maybe we need some fresh ideas.
I`m not saying , whay I`m saying is.
I didn`t say, what I did say was.
It`s not that, it`s that..
Don`t get me wrong. What I meant was that your old hairstyle was nice as well.
That`s not what I meant. Let me clarify my opinion again.
I`m not saying you`re lying. What I`m saying is that I need to see the whole picture.
Zaytox and Meagan are talking.
a Zaytox, thank you for this secret meeting.
b Thank you for having me. I know you have many questions.
a Yes, the main question is why are you here?
b Let make myself clear. In short, we want to learn more about you.
a Why are you so interested more about humans?
b You have something that we need.
a Really? You are so advanced technologically.
What do we have?
b In a nutshell, humans a very special beings in the universe.
Key senyencelet make myself clear.
My point is that
The point I was trying to make is that
What I really want to say is that
What I`m saying is
In short, we want to learn more about you.
BasicallyEssentiallyMore or less
Let make myself clear. I`m on your side.
The point I`m trying to make is that there is moneed to rush.
In a nutshell, you are perfect for the job.
Yoshi and Barballa are talking,
a Oh, hi, there. Nice to meet you again.
a I`m sorry to keep bothering you. But can you help me with this machine?
b Sure, what`s the problem?
a This setting is too easy. I want to make it harder.
b OK. Why don`t you try going one step higher on the setting?
a Is that this one?
b That`s right. You are on easy climb. Try the normal setting.
a Oh, that feels better. Got it. You`ve been a great help.
Key zentence got it. You`ve been a great help.
I understand. Understood. Ok. Roger. That. I see.
Call me only in an emergency. Do you understand?
I expect business attire in the office. Understood?
Take turns playing with your toys. Got it?
I don`t understand.
I don`t have a clue.
What are you talking about?
You lost me.
Got it. Thank you. Much appreciated.
Don`t answer any question without me there. Understood?
What are you talking about?