Lesson 006 説明型 beの性質
Carl: Look at this picture, Mayumi.
Mayumi: Oh, who’s that guy?
Carl: That’s my cousin David.
Mayumi: He looks very serious and smart.
Carl: Really? Actually, he is an engineer. He works in Silicon Valley.
Mayumi: Where is that?
Carl: Well, it’s in Northern California, close to San Francisco. He went to university in that area.
Mayumi: Oh, I see.
Carl: His major was computer science.
he is an engineer.
Lesson 007 説明型 beの自由
Jason: Hi, Rosanna. It’s Jason. Are you at the cafe already?
Rosanna: Yes, I’m here. Where are you?
Jason: I’m almost there.
Rosanna: How about John?
Jason: John just called. He is at the station. His train was delayed.
Rosanna: Can he find the cafe?
Jason: Yes, I sent him a map.
ORosanna: K. I’m sitting at a table near the door.
Jason: Great. I’ll be there in a minute or two. See you soon.
He is at the station.
Lesson 008 説明型 オーバーラッピング基礎
Mika: Hi,Ivan. You look really happy today.
Ivan: I got a ticket to the new “Space Wars” musical.
Mika: Oh, I heard it’s really good.
Ivan: Yes, I’m a big fan of the “Space Wars” movies, so I’m looking forward to the musical too.
Mika: I want to see it too. Can you get another ticket?
Ivan: It will be difficult, but I’ll try my best.
You look really happy today.
Lesson 009 説明型 オーバーラッピング応用
Hiro: What’s that book?
Margaret: It’s a novel that my mother wrote.
Hiro: Your mother wrote a novel?
Margaret: Actually, she has written three novels.
Hiro: That’s so cool. What is the novel about?
Margaret: It’s a love story about two high school students from two different cultures. My mother became famous after she wrote this novel.
Hiro: Oh, I know. Your mother is R. W. Stanzak, right?
Margaret: Ha-ha! That’s right.
My mother became famous.
PRACTICAL CHALLENGE! ～実践チャレンジ～
妻: wife 医師: (medical) doctor ～のように見える: look
疲れた: tired ～することに決める: decide to
My wife is a doctor.
She looks tired every day.
So I decided to cook dinner for her tonight.
My wife is a general practitioner(GP).
She comes home every evening looking completely exhausted, so I thought I’d surprise her by cooking her favorite dish, fried lamp brains. YUMMY!