1.Today’s lesson is the text book, 'Touchstone3’ unit10, ’What`s up?’,’I was wondering..’
2.Here is a talk from Radio Eikaiwa.
Topic is estimation, issue, goal and decision.
Two shogi club members, Masami and Zaytox are talking about AI.
a Zaytox, this is unbelievable! You won the Big West AI program!
b Why are you so surprised? It`s just a computer program. AI is overrated.
a But no human being has ever won against it.
b I suppose they haven`t tested it on aliens.
a I doubt they have. Our intelligence must seem limited to you.
b Masami, don`t underestimate the power of the human mind. Humans are the ones who created AI.
a Oh, you are right. I hadn`t considered that.
b You humans need to have more confidence.
Remember, you are special in the universe.
key sentence don`t underestimate the powere of the human mind.
Masami estimates AI and human.
That restaurant is overrated nowadays.
You can`t judge a book by its cover.
Evaluate yourself on a scale from one to ten.
I appreciate the importance of English education.
His music is widely appreciated.
Don`t underestimate her. She is an excellent lawyer and has never lost a case.
There is a great reputation, a lot of hipe about the new movie, but I think it`s lverrated.
I appreciate the effort that goes into making kiriko glasses.
Barbara and Hiroki are talking about a new condominium.
a Hiroki, I think this condo is perfect for you. It has everything.
b The living room and bedroom are just the right size for a bachelor.
a Right, I`m glad you noticed that. And look over here. The kitchen has been completely remodeled.
b That`s good. I like to cock sometimes. My only issue is this closet. It`s way too small.
a Do you have a lot of clothes?
b I`m a salesperson. I have a lot of suits.
a You can always buy a rolling clothes rack.
b Hhh. I could do that.
key sentence my only issue is this closet.
Hiroki convrys issue of closet to Barbara.
The trouble, problem, issue is that time is very limited.
My biggest concern, worry is that there won`t be enough time.
Tnhere is serious concern about crime.
I have a health problem.
I have a problem sleeping.
I have troble remembering names.
What`s the problem?
My issue is that the only toilet is on the second floor of the house.
The problem is that we don`t have enough plates for the number of guests.
I`m having trouble opening this jar. Could you give it a shot?
Kelly and Professor Peacock are talking.
a Welcome back everybody. Today, we have real treat for you. Please give a round of applause for our guest, archaeologist, Professor Brendan Peacock. Professor, welcome to the show.
b Thank you, Kelly. I`m a fun of your show.
a I have funs?
b Many I`m sure.
a Ah, you are a true gentleman. Professor, you are writing a new book. Can you tell us about it?
b Yes, I`m linking current events with humanity`s origins.
a Sounds interesting. I sense a message.
b Precisely, it is my goal that people recognize we are connected to the past.
key sentence it is my goal that people recognize we are connected to the past.
Professor conveys his goal to Kelly.
My goal, aim is to eliminate poverty.
I will, am going to, want to, would like to become an astronaut.
What is your endgame? My endgame is to open my own restaurant.
It`s my goal is that all of my students have the chance to succeed.
My aim is increase awareness about the dangers of high blood pressure.
I want to become a piano teacher when I `m older.
Two rock group members, Bill and Synthia are talking about their new songs.l
a Cynthia, did you look at the hit`s chart today?
b No, I`ve been busy with other things. What about it?
a Well, two of our band`s new songs are in the top ten! That hasn`t happened in over 15 years.
a You don`t sound so happy, Cynthia. I thought you would be.
b Bill, I`ve reached a decision to quit as your manager.
a What? Why? Everything`s going so well for us now.
b I`ve decided to do something totally different.
key sentence I`ve decided to do something totally different.
I made a quick decision to,,
I made a difficult, big, tough, poor decision to,
I`ve reached, come to to,,
That was a tough call. It`s your call,that`s for you to call, it`s up to you.
I`ve decided to sell my house and move to the countryside.
It was a tough call, but finally I can`t help putting my family first.
I `ve reached a decision to step down as a mayor due to helth concerns.