Listen to this week’s stories and fill in the blanks.
Lesson 041 I am so proud of you
Yoko: Sho! I know you’re awake.
Sho: Yes, Grandma. I’m coming down. Morning.
Yoko: Sho, I would like you to run with me, at least once in a while.
Sho: You sound really…gentle, Grandma. What happened?
Yoko: I heard you want to become an international citizen, Sho. I think that is just amazing. I am so proud of you.
Sho: Who told you?
Yoko: Mimiko did. You told Miki, she told Mimiko, and Mimiko told me. Pretty simple.
Sho: Boy, women sure talk a lot.
Yoko: That’s a good thing. It means we are thinking about you.
Sho: So…Miki thinks about me?
Lesson 041 Summary
Yoko says to Sho,”I would ( ) ( ) to run with me, at least once in a while.”
Sho wonders what happened.
Yoko is proud of Sho, because he wants to become an international citizen.
Lesson 042 Someone is climbing that tree
Yoko: I think your form is getting better, Sho.
Sho: Well, I run every morning. I don’t run out of breath anymore.
Yoko: Your dairy efforts are producing strong results! Everything needs effort.
Sho: Yeah, yeah. Huh? Someone is climbing that tree. Is it David?
Yoko: Yes, it is.
Sho: David! What are you doing?
David: Hi, Sho! I can’t hear you. Please speak up!
Sho: What are you doing, David?
David: I want to take a picture of the river. I’m looking for the best position. Ahhh!
Yoko: Oh, dear!
Sho: Are you aii right, David? Look, Grandma! He’s waving his hand.
Lesson 042 Summary
Yoko and Sho running together.
Yoko says to Sho, “I think your form is ( ) ( ).”
Someone is climbing a tree.
Sho calls out, and David falls from the tree.
Sho and Yoko are worried.
Lesson 043 It just came into my head
Mari: Hi, Sho. What up?
Sho: I said to Miki and David, “I want to become an intenational citizen.”
Mari: Good for you, Sho! I’m sure you’ll succeed. Wait, who’s David?
Sho: An American from Chicago. He is staying at our ryokan. He’s teaching me English.
Sho: Well, Grandma found out, and I’m worried.
Mari: Why are you worried? I’m sure Grandma is happy.
Sho: Yeah, she said she’s proud of me. But…it just came into my head, and I said it.
Mari: So you didn’t mean it?
Sho: I did, but…I haven’t really thought about it.
Mari: Sho, you’re not a child anymore. Take responsibility!
Lesson 043 Summary
Sho said to Miki and David he wants to become an international citizen.
Mari says, “( ) ( ) you, Sho!”
But Sho isn’t sure if he really means it.
Mari says to Sho, “Take responsibility!”
Lesson 044 I want to make my family happy!
Sho: What should I do? I’m not sure I can become an international citizen.
Mari: Look, if it just came into your head, it’s probably how you feel.
Sho: Do you think so?
Mari: Of course! Think big, Sho! You can do anything you want. What do you want to do now?
Sho: I want to set concrete goals for myself.
Mari: Keep going. What else?
Sho: I want to become better at wadaiko! I want to make my family happy!
Mari: You see! If you talk about it, you can see it. Remenber that, Sho! As for me, I want to sleep. Good night.
Lesson 044 Summary
Mari says, “Think big, Sho! You can do ( ) ( ) want.”
Sho says, ” I want yo set concrete goals for myself.”
He wants to become better at wadaiko, and make his family happy.
Let’s Try Get It Right Review
Let’s try and check CAN-DO and GRAMMAR points.
I would like you to read a book for me.
I think your reading is getting better.
I’m sure you’ll have a good dream.
You can be anything you want.
I Would like you to come with me.
I Would like you to find my dog with me.
I’m sure you can make it.
I’m sure everything will be all right.