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Lesson Lesson 105 Do you think she's nervous?
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.
Lesson 105 Summary
Sho asked Naoki if Yoko was nervous.
Naoki said, "She is defending champion.
By the way, what were you doing?"
Sho said, "I was preparing packed lunches for everyone."
Naoki told Sho, "Make sure you don't work too hard."
Lesson 106 This is it!
Sho: Wow, there are more runners than usual this year.
Miki: Well, Mr. Aoki wrote about the marathon on social media.
Yota: The town paper says the number of participants is 1.5 times as many as last year. We have runners from all over Japan.
Miki: Famous people like him always bring a crowd.
Sho: Yota, where's Kanon?
Yota: She will be cheering at Sakurayama Park.
Miki: My dad and David are also there.
Yota: When the race starts, let's go there, too.
Sho: I'm fine. I'll listen to the radio broadcast. I want to stay here to welcome Grandma.
Announcer: We are about ready to begin. All runners, please line up.
Miki: This is it!
Lesson 106 Summary
Yota told Sho and Miki, "The town paper says the number of participants is 1.5 times as many as last year.
We have runners from all over Japan!"
Sho stayed at the school field to welcome Yoko.
Lesson 107 Here comes the top group
Kanon: Hello, David.
David: Hi there, Kanon.
Kanon: Are you taking pictures?
David: Yoko said she will be the first one at Sakurayama Park, so she wants me take her picture. It's beautiful to see the runners come up the hill into the park.
Staff: Here comes the top group. Everyone, please stay away from the racing area.
Kanon: Who is going to be the first person to run up the hill into the park?
David: Yoko is first!
Kanon: Ms. Sakura and a man are close behind! They're the top three!
Lesson 107 Summary
David was at Sakurayama Park to take Yoko's picture.
He said "It's beautiful to see the runners come up the hill into the park,"
Kanon asked,“Who is going to be the first person to run up the hill into the park?"
Lesson 108 Both of you!
Broadcaster: It's very tight race, folks! It looks like we won't know the winner until the end!
Yota: Look! Three people are running side by side!
Miki: Come on, Grandma! You can do it!
Sho: Come on, Grandma! You're almost there!
Yota: Come on, er...both of you! Oh, no. They got tangled. Ah, they all fell!
Miki: Oh, no! Grandma! She looks hurt.
Yota: Sho's grandmother is helping her. It's incredible that she's doing that instead of running for the goal.
Miki: Mr. Aoki has the lead.
Sho: Come on, Grandma! Hurry!
Lesson 108 Summary
Yoko, Mimiko, and Mr. Aoki were running side by side.
They got tangled, and fell.
Mimiko was hurt, and Yoko helped her, so Mr. Aoki had the lead at the end of the race.
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