1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3’ unit8, 'What if’,’life’s little dilemmas’
2.Here is a talk from Radio Eikaiwa..
Topic is recommendation.
Foreign student,Tomath and his host mother,Yuri are talking.
a I cant`t believe I will be leaving Japan in a week.
b We`re going to miss you, Thoas. We had so much fun..
a We certainly did. I`ll miss our bike rides together. Oh, I need to buy some souvenirs. Where should I go?
b I`ld recommend Asakusa. That area has lots of Japanese-style gifts.
a Oh, yeah, I want to go there one last time.What should get?
b My recommendation is kaminari okoshi, puffed rice crackers.
a Sounds great. Thank you.
Key sentence I`d recommend Asakusa.
This sentence means recommendation.
I recommdnd regular exercise.
I recommend joining a gym.
I recommendthat you cut back on salt.
My recommendation is kaminari okoshi.
You have to try the avocado toast. It`s to die for
For sure get front-seats. Wou won`t regret it.
You don`t want to miss the fireworks. They are breath-taking.
Check out Chinatown. You`ll love it.
I recommend the macaroon. It`pairs well with the tea.
My recommendation is taking a taxi. The busses hefe are unreliable.
I recommend you go to bed by 10. We have an early start tomorrow.
Aileen and Casper are talking.
a Casper, thank you for inviting me to your party.
b Well, I call it an offline meeting.
a Right, as opposed to an online meeting.
b Would you like a mini quiche?
My wife Alexis made them.
a Oh, they look delicious. Thank you!
b I`m glad so many people came today.
a Yes, a few are from our video-making class.
b Right, thanks to that class, my video channel has improved a lot.
a I love your channel with yojr cat. What`s her name again?
Key sentencewould you like a mini quiche?
This sentence means recommendation of food.
Would youike a samosa? I made them myself.
Would you like a samosa? You might try one.
Would you care for some coffee or tea?
Would you care for some soup?
Care for some bourbon? I`ve got the good stuff.
Care to try my home-madehummus? It`s so good.
There are salsa if you`re intrested.
Would you like a muffin? They are oven-fresh and delicious.
Would you care for a drink? It`s on the house.
Would you like some more coffee? There are free-refills.
Roxy and Masaru are talking.
a Oh, Roxy, I got you a Big West cappuccino.
b Thank you, Masaru. I love this caffee. They don`t have them in the UK.
a Really? I thought they came from there, Oh, well.
b Oh, that reminds me. My family is having a barbecue next Sunday. Would you like to join us?
a Sure. I love varbecues.
b Dad is also serving his specialty, sea fopd paella.
a Right, Oh, that reminds me. You told me your dad is a good cook.
b Well, his paella is good.
Key sentence would you like to join us?
This sentence means invite one to a party.
I would like to invite you to dinner.
How about going caraoke after this?
I`m planning a potluck dinner. Why don`t you come over?
We are playing rugby next week. Do you want to join us? Want to join us? You want in?
You are going to clubbing after this?
How dles it sound?
Wbat do you say? You up? You upto go?
You up for it?
We are going to drink after ework. Would you like to join us?
My friend and I are hanging out this weekend.how about joining us?
I have an extra ticket to the concert. How does that sound?
Mr.Smith and Miss.Jet are talking.
a Mr.Smith, are you familiar with the piano music called ragtime?
b Yes, of course. Scot japlin is one of my favorid of composers.
a Right, he was the king of ragtime.oh, Mr.smith, are you OK? You are making a strange face.
b Isnt the air in here a little stuffy?
a Shall I open the window?
b Thank you. That`better.
a Let me know, if it gets too cold.
b Thank you. You know, my students say I`m stuffy. Am I?
a No not all.
Key sentence shall I open the window?
This sentence means offer one to help.
Why don`t you I buy you a drink?
Why don`t I drive you home?
Why don`t I pick you up at the airport?
Can I help you?
Let me carry that for you.
Let me get the door.
Let me take that.
Let me wash the dishes.
What can I do for you?
Shall I drive? I know the road here well.
What can I do for you? Tim said you needed help.
Let me pay for lunch. You paid last time.