ラジオ英会話 Lesson 110 今週の Review
David: Hi, Nadia. I saw you and Aileen having a long chat by the coffee machine today.
Nadia: We weren’t chatting. We were arguing!
David: What were you arguing about?
Nadia: It’s kind of a long story, but we have different opinions about the company.
David: Oh, really? I heard a lot of laughing, so I thought you were chatting.
Nadia: Well, women can argue and laugh at the same time.
David: I see. Most men can’t do that so easily.
B: They were quarreling.
C: They were sharing jokes with each other?
Lesson 107 発言に関わる動詞③：say
Nadia: Hi, David. Do you mind if I join you?
David: Oh, hi Nadia. Of course not. Take a seat. How are things?
Nadia: Well, actually, I have some news. I’m quitting.
David: What did you say?
Nadia: I’m leaving the company. The current situation here leaves me no other choice.
David: But you’re one of the key people in this company. We won’t be able to do anything without you.
Nadia: Well, I don’t know about that.
B: Because he wanted to hear Nadia’s news.
C: Because he was surprised by what Nadia just told him.
Lesson 108 発言に関わる動詞④：tell
Tess: I really enjoyed that DVD. It’s an old movie, but I like the characters.
Tony: The actor who played the old man died many years ago, but I remember him well.
Tess: He had a nice relationship with the boy.
Tony: Yes, the man taught him the spirit of karate.
Tess: You cried at the end. Tell me why you cried.
Tony: The boy was like a son to the old man. He was so proud of the boy.
Tess: You’re getting sentimental in your old age.
B: Only the man enjoyed the movie.
C: Both of them enjoyed the movie.
Lesson 109 頼む・尋ねる：ask
Julie: I heard that Nadia is leaving the company. That was a big surprise.
Ben: I know. I can’t imagine this place without her.
Julie: Is there going to be a farewell party?
Ben: She said she didn’t want to have one, but we have to.
Julie: I agree. She’s been such an important part of this company for so many years.
Ben: Right. Nadia is really popular, too.
Julie: OK. Let’s ask David to organize a party.
B: He will ask Nadia about how to organize a party.
C: He will plan a party.
PRACTICAL CHALLENGE! ～実践チャレンジ～
delay : 遅れ
hand in ... : ～を提出する
arrange a meeting : ミーティングを手配する、段取りをつける