Listen to this week’s stories and fill in the blanks.
Lesson 013 I got here a day early
Sho: Hello, sir. Can I help you?
David: I hope so. I’m calling but nobody is answering.
Sho: Are you a guest?
David: That’s correct. I’m David Callahan. I have a reservation.
Sho: Oh, the guest from America!
David: That’s me. I got here a day early. Can I stay here from tonight?
Sho: One moment, sir. I’ll check right away.
(on tha phone): Grandma! It’s Sho. Mr. David Callahan from America is here. He is here a day early. What should I do?
Lesson 013 Summary
David Callahan, a guest from America, arrives at the ryokan a day early, and asks, “( )( ) stay here from tonight?”
Sho calls his grandmother to check.
Lesson 014 I came here to film the sakura festival
Yoko: This is Sakurayama Park, Mr. Callahan. The sakura festival will take place here.
David: Please, call me David. I think the sakura will be in full bloom tomorrow.
Yoko: A long time ago, there was a castle tower here.
David: Wow! This place is full of samurai spirit!
Yoko: I love watching the whole town from here.
David: Yes. It is a beautiful view.
Yoko: Do you like photography, David?
David: Yes. I love photography. Actually, I am a professional photographer. I specialize in landscape photography. I came here to film the sakura festival.
Yoko: That’s great! Please tell the whole world about our festival.
Lesson 014 Summary
Yoko takes David to Sakurayama Park.
He says to her, “I ( ) ( ) landscape photography.”
He came here to film the sakura festival.
Yoko is very happy.
Lesson 015 You played the taiko very strongly
Sho: Hey! Miki! What did you think of our wadaiko performance?
Miki: I thought it was amazing! You played the taiko very strongly, Sho! You looked great.
Sho: Thanks! Hey, are you going with anyone to the Sakurayama light show tonight?
Miki: No. Not yet.
Yota: Hi, Miki and Sho!
Miki: You’re late, Yota! You missed Sho’s wadaiko performance.
Yota: I’m sorry. My soccer practice finished late.
Miki: Oh, I have an idea! The three of us can go and see tonight’s light show. What do you think?
Yota: Sounds great!
Sho: …sounds great.
Lesson 015 Summary
Miki ( ) Sho’s wadaiko performance was ( ).
She said ” You looked great.”
Yota comes late.
Miki says the three of them can go and watch the light show at night.
Lesson 016 I have no time for love
Yota: Even at eight, there are a lot of people here.
Sho: Look at the river, guys! You can see cherry blossoms on it.
Miki: It’s so beautiful. I love watching sakura at nighttime. What a great idea!
Sho: Thanks! My father is in charge of the light show. He will be happy to hear that.
Yota: This is the perfect place for a date, right, Sho?
Sho: Y…yeah. I’m sure it will be really romantic.
Miki: It’s too bad I can’t go on a date.
Sho: Huh? Why?
Miki: Because I’m studying for entrance exams. I have no time for love.
Lesson 016 Summary
Miki loves watching sakura at nighttime.
Sho is happy because his father ( ) in charge of the light show.
Yota thinks it’s the perfect place for a date, but Miki says, “I ( ) no time for love.”
Let’s Try Get It Right Review
Let’s try and check CAN-DO and GRAMMAR points.
Can I take a look at the picture?
I specialize in oil paintings.
I have a good idea!
You are holding a perfect picture.
Can I sit next to you?
Can I have another cup of coffee?
I love Japanese calligraphy.
He specialize in Japanese history.