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Lesson 145 It's a good start for this class
Mr. Tanaka: A few of you have already finished your entrance exams.
Sho: That would be Yota and Miki.
Mr. Tanaka: Yes. Both got into the high school of their choice. It's a good start for this class. Yota and Miki, congratulations.
Yota & Miki: Thank you everyone.
Mr. Tanaka: The rest of you will have your exams soon. As you all know, it's getting very cold outside. It is important for all of you to look after your health. Is that clear?
Students: Yes, sir!
Mr. Tanaka: OK, now please go to your first class.
Duty Students: Stand up! Bow!
Lesson 145 Summary
Mr. Tanaka talked to his class about entrance exams.
He said, "As you all know, it's getting very cold outside.
It is important for all of you to look after your health."
Lesson 146 So, who's cute?
Miki: Sho, thank you for your text. It gave me courage.
Sho: I'm happy to hear that. Remember, when you sent me your photo after exam? Well, you looked really cute.
Miki: Oh. So, normally I'm not cute?
Sho: N...no! That's not what I meant.
Yota: So, who's cute?
Miki: Nobody. I'll go ahead.
Yota: What happened?
Sho: Miki thanked me for texting her.
Yota: See? I told you. You should always listen to my advice, Sho. I'm pretty sure you and Miki are closer now. You can thank me by buying the special set at the hamburger shop near the station.
Lesson 146 Summary
Miki ans Sho talked about the photo she sent him after her exams.
Sho told Yota Miki thanked him for texting her.
Yota said, "You should always listen to my advice, Sho. I'm pretty sure you and Miki are closer now."
Lesson 147 Chunk training will help
Miki: Sho, are you worried about your exams?
Sho: I'm not good at multiple choice questions for the English exam. I never know which answer is correct.
Miki: Chunk training will help. That's what I did.
Sho: Me too, but... if there are some difficult words, I think I'll just skip the question.
Miki: What are you talking about? How do you think you became good at wadaiko?
Sho: I practiced till I got it.
Miki: That's the spirit! Even if you fail 100 times, keep trying!
Miki: Be confident. Remember, you succeeded in wadaiko! Try harder so that you can succeed in your exams, too!
Sho: You're right! In the end, it's all up to me. Thanks for your advice!
Lesson 147 Summary
Sho wasn't confident about his exam.
Miki told him to keep trying even if he failed 100 times.
She said, "Be confident. Remember, you succeeded in wadaiko! Try harder so that you can succeed in your exams, too!"
Lesson 148 I got to try harder!
Sho: Why are you wearing your gym clothes, Yota?
Yota: I'm going to start physical training from today. My high school has a strong soccer team, which means I'll have a lot of rivals. I'm going to train harder than anyone in my school so I can be a first-string player from my first year.
Sho: I'm sure you can do it.
Yota: How are your studies coming along?
Sho: I study early in the morning, since my exams will be in the morning, too.
Yota: Are you still running?
Sho: Of course. It's an important part of my life. But I'm running shorter distances now.
Yota: OK, time for practice. See you tomorrow, Sho!
Sho: See you tomorrow! OK! I got to try harder!
Lesson 148 Summary
Yota told Sho, "My high school has a strong socceer team, which means I'll have a lot of rivals."
He also said, "I'm going to train harder than anyone in my school so I can be a first-string player from my first year."
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