Listen to this week's stories and fill in the blanks.
Lesson 157 Don't forget about our promise, OK?
Sho: I'm home.
Yoko: Good morning, Sho.
Naoki: Morning, Sho. Are you ready?
Sho: I guess I am. I did all I could. I just have to believe in myself now. Grandma, I'll pass this exam! Don't forget about our promise, OK?
Yoko: Don't worry, I won't. Hurry up and change clothes. You'll catch a cold.
Yoko: Sho, I made plenty of the special soup, so take some with you for lunch. If you get too nervous to eat, you can still have the soup.
Sho: Thanks, Grandma!
Naoki: Yoko, what did Sho mean by "our promise"?
Yoko: A promise to see Mari's art exhibition.
Naoki: Great, count me in! I'll take time off from work.
Lesson 157 Summary
Naomi asked Sho if he was ready for his exam.
Sho said, “I guess I am. I did all I could. I just have to believe in myself now.”
Yoko made plenty of the special soup for Sho to take with him for lunch.
Lesson 158 Your efforts will not betray you
Takashi: Sho! Over here!
Sho: Morning, captain!
Takashi: Sho, I'm not longer on the wadaiko team. Just call me Takashi.
Sho: Sure, Takashi. I thought I'd be here first, but you beat me.
Takashi: I got so nervous. I couldn't relax at home, so I just decided to meet everyone here. Hey. I see a girl walking toward us. She's waving a scarf at you. Isn't it Miki, your classmate?
Sho: Yes, it is. I'll go talk to her.
Sho: Miki, what's up?
Miki: Well, I wanted to give you some encouragement, Sho. Remember, your efforts will not betray you. Believe in yourself.
Sho: Thank you, Miki. I'll do my best!
Lesson 158 Summary
Sho and Takeshita were about to take their entrance exams.
Takashi said, “I see a girl walking toward us. She’s waving a scarf at you.”
It was Miki. She wanted to give Sho some encouragement.
Lesson 159 I'm worried I made too many mistakes
Takashi: Sho, how were your morning exams?
Sho: I forgot to write my name on the first exam. I noticed it when I was checking through my answers. I guess I'm really nervous.
Takashi: Me, too. I'm worried I made too many mistakes.
Sho: You'll be fine. You were worried at our last concert, but we put on a great show. Remember, your efforts will not betray you. Now, let's have some lunch.
Takashi: I don't feel like eating.
Sho: You have to eat something, Takashi. Here, have some of my special soup.
Takashi: Sho, this is the best soup I've ever had in my life!
Sho: It's my grandmother's recipe. Let's continue doing our best in the afternoon!
Lesson 159 Summary
Sho and Takashi finished their morning exams.
Takashi didn’t feel like eating, so Sho gave him some of his special soup.
Takashi said, “Sho, this is the best soup I’ve ever had in my life!”
Lesson 160 I haven't forgotten about our promise
David: Yoko, why are you nervously sitting by the phone?
Yoko: Sho has gone to check his exam results. I'm waiting for him to call.
David: I think Sho will be fine.
Yoko: I agree, but failure can happen to anyone.
- The phone rings -
Yoko: Hello, Hanasato Ryokan. No, this is not Sato's Soba Shop! Wrong number.
- The phone rings again -
Yoko: Hello, Hanasato Ryokan. What is it, Mimiko? Look, I'm busy. I'll call you back. Bye.
- The phone rings for the third time -
Yoko: Hello. Sho! It's about time. So, how did you do? You passed?! Thank goodness!
David: Congratulations, Sho!
Yoko: David is right next to me. I haven't forgotten about our promise.
Lesson 160 Summary
David told Yoko, “I think Sho will be fine.”
Yoko said, “I agree, but failure can happen to anyone.”
Sho called to say he passed his exam.
Yoko said, “I haven’t forgotten about our promise.”
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