Today`s speech is a talk about Radio Eikaiwa.
Topic is knowlege.
Bob and sally are talking about Matisse.
a Sally, look, they have a famous painting here.
b I can`t believe I am looking at this painting by Matisse with my own eyes!
a Oh, you know Matisse? Yes, this piece was painted by him late in his life.
b I know a little about his art. Were you influenced by him, Bob?
a I`ve try to paint like him, but it`s not so easy.
b I would like to try.
a Well, you might be disappointed. Matisse was one of a kind.
key sentence I know a little about his art.
I know little about him. I know a lot.
I know Jim. Did you know?
I know of Ansel Adams.
I know little about Mr. Stevens.He`s worked hee for months, but I`ve never spoken to him before.
I know the owner personally. We went to college together. We`ve been friends for years.
I know of Justin Fever. I`ve heard his name before, but I`ve never listened to his music.
Hiroki and a fortune teller are talking.
a Hiroki, you`re back again!
b Yes, I need advice.
a How many times have you visited me?
b I can`t remember. For or five times?
a And now what do you want to know?
b What do you think will happen to me?
a Who knows? It`s beyond me. I know not.
b But you are a fortune-teller?
a Your question is too broad. It`s too vague.
You needs to be more specific.
b So, you can`t help me?
a I can give you clues, if you ask the right questions.
key sentence who knows.
No one knows.
I have no idea. no clues.
I don`t have a clue.
It`s beyond me. Search me.
It`s anybody`s guess.
Who knows? The future hasn`t been written yet.
It`s beyond me. I know nothing about how to fix a car.
I have no idea. He left without saying a word about where he was going.
Two shogiclub members, Andrew and Linda are talking.
a Linda, it`s been a while. How are things at the shogi club?
b They are fine, but Sota canceled practice today.
a Why did he do that?
a He said he needed the room for something and that we shouldn`t go in there.
b Hmm I heard someone strange went to the shogi club room with him.
a Someone strange?
b Yeah, someone dressed up like a space alien.
a Oh, maybe, since it`s almost Halloween. Some of the members might be in costumes.
b You can do that in the shogi club?
a I guess so. I don`t know all the rules.
key sentence I heard that someone strange went into the shogi club room with him.
We can use hear instead of know.
I`ve heard that you like playing video games.
I heard about Dan`s new business.
I`ve never heard of such a thkngs.
I can tell the difference.
I can`t tell the difference.
Rumor has it that we are getting downsized.
Word on the street is that we are getting downsized.
I`ve heard you practice iai. How didyou get into that?
I heard about the change to the work-from-home policy.Can you believe it?
Wait, this isn`t actual meat? You can`t tell at all.
Two haiku club members, Mr.Emori and Cyndy are talking.
a Mr. Emori, the leaves are changing color already in Hokkaido.
b I heard. How about taking a trip there soon?
a Where in Hokkaido?
b Maybe, Wakkanai.
a Wakannai? You don`t know?
b Very funny. I said Wakkanai. Not Wakannai.
a Oh, I see. They sound simmilar to me. How is the weather in Wakkanai?
b It`s sunny, but it can get very cold at night there. You should bring a warm jacket and a sweater.
a OK, I wanted to buy a new jacket for autumn. anyway.
b That works out well, then.
key sentence it can get very cold at night there. You should bring a warm jacket and a seater.
Mr. Emori shares his hard-to-express knowledge with Cyndy
My boss can be stubborn at times.
That can be right.
Humans are social animals. Time is money.
Beavers build dams. One plus two is three.
J jog evrymorning. Accidents will happen.
Problems will arise. My sister will talk for hours.
My dad would take us fishing.
Be careful going downthe stairs. They can get very slipperywhen it rains.
Dogs make great pets.
My mother would take me to the farmer`s market every weekend.