Listen to this week’s stories and fill in the blanks.
Lesson 005 I hope it will be a special year
Miki: Good morning, Sho.
Sho: Hi, Miki.
Miki: Did you run today?
Sho: Yeah. I’m running every day. I feel great!
Miki: It’s almost the sakura festival. I’m looking forward to your wadaiko performance.
Sho: Thanks! I’m glad to hear that.
Miki: This is our last year in junior high school. I don’t want to regret anything, so I’ll do my best. What about you, Sho?
Sho: I hope it will be a special year.
Miki: Where are you going for high school?
Sho: I don’t know yet, but I want to go somewhere near my house.
Miki: Oh, Sho!
Lesson 005 Summary
Sho and his friend Miki are walking to school together.
Miki is looking forward to Sho’s wadaiko performance at the sakura festival.
Sho is ( )( ) hear that.
Lesson 006 I am planning to study hotel management in America
Sho: What about you, Miki? Where are you going for high school?
Miki: I want go to school with a study abroad program.
Miki: I am planning to study hotel management in America.
Sho: Wow! That’s amazing!
Miki: I will take over my family’s hotel business in the future. So, studying hotel management overseas will be a good experience for me. Are you taking over your family’s ryokan?
Sho: I don’t know yet. I’ll think about it in high school.
Miki: Sho, we’re not children anymore. You’re almost in high school. You have to think about your future now.
Lesson 006 Summary
Miki is ( ) ( ) study hotel management in America.
She asks Sho, ” Are you taking over your family’s ryokan?”
He answers, ” I’ll think about it in high school.”
Lesson 007 I want to become a professional soccer player!
Yota: Good morning, Miki. Good morning, Sho.
Miki: Good morning, Yota.
Sho: Hey, Yota. Which high school are you going to go to?
Yota: I’m going to go to a high school with a strong soccer team.
Miki: Why soccer?
Yota: Because I want to become a professional soccer player!
Sho: You can do it, Yota!
Yota: I hope so. It’s just dream at this point. But you and Miki are lucky.
Yota: You can both take over your family businesses, so you don’t have to worry about your futuer. That’s lucky.
Lesson 007 Summary
Yota is ( ) ( ) go to a high school with a strong soccer team.
He thinks Sho and Miki are lucky because they can take over their family businesses.
Lesson 008 This ryokan is 250 years old!
Sho: Hey, Grandma?
Yoko: Are you all right, Sho? You look worried.
Sho: I’m fine. I just have a question. Do you want me or Mari to take over the ryokan?
Yoko: Neither. I’m the last one.
Sho: What? Whay?
Yoko: Your mother was going to take over from me, but she left. So, the line is now broken.
Sho: Yeah, I remember that.
Yoko: Also, we have fewer and fewer customers. We can’t atay open much longer.
Sho: We have to do something, Grandma! This ryokan is 250 years old!
Yoko: I’m afraid all good things must come to an end.
Lesson 008 Summary
Yoko says to Sho, “you ( ) worried.”
He answers, “I’m ( ).”
Because Sho’s mother left, Yoko thinks she is the last one to run the ryokan.
Lesson 005: glad to Lesson 006: planning to Lesson 007: going to Lesson 008: look, fine
Let’s Try Get It Right Review
Let’s try and check CAN-DO and GRAMMAR points.
I’m glad to meet you.
I am planning to stay on Earth.
Are you going to stay here forever.
You look very sad.
What are you planning to do tomorrow?
I’m going to stay in Kyoto this weekend.
I’m glad to be here.
I’m sorry to hear that.