Let’s listen to today’s story.
Naoki: I'm home.
Sho: Hi, Dad. Grandma went to bed early. She wants to be ready for tomorrow. Do you think she's nervous?
Naoki: Well, she is the defending champion. By the way, what were you doing?
Sho: I was preparing packed lunches for eveyone. Mari was doing it until last year, so now I am.
Naoki: You prepare packed lunches for us everyday, and you're also cooking breakfast and dinner. Make sure you don't work too hard.
Sho: Don't worry. Cooking helps me relax from studying for entrance exams.
Naoki: That's good to know. Sho, let's talk about high school after the marathon. Think about where you'd like to go.
Sho: OK, Dad.
Do you think she's nervous?
Words & Phrases
defending champion （防衛が必要な）タイトル保持者
packed lunch お弁当（= lunch box）
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