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ラジオ英会話 Lesson 145 今週のReview

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ラジオ英会話 Lesson 145 今週のReview

Listening Challenge!

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Listening Challenge!

Lesson 141 fineのイメージ

Vivian: Hi, Thomas. How is the project going?

Thomas: So far, so good.

Vivian: Really? I heard that one of our clients asked you if we could reschedule the upcoming meeting.

Thomas: Don’t worry. Everything is fine. I’ve already informed everyone concerned about the new schedule.

Vivian: But how come this is the first I’ve heard of such a change? I am involved too, right?

Thomas: Yes, I should have informed you. I’m really sorry.

Vivian: Please be more careful.

 

Listening Challenge!

Q1; What did the man not do?
 
A: He didn’t change the meeting schedule.
B: He didn’t tell the woman about the schedule.
C: He didn’t go to the meeting.
 
 

Lesson 142 大きい:big、large

Mr. Greene: Congratulations! You can go to Australia next spring.

Amy: Do you mean I passed the exam for the student exchange program?

Mr. Greene: That’s right.

Amy: Awesome! Actually, I was pretty sure I’d passed.

Mr. Greene: Oh, you are more self-confident than I thought.

Amy: Not really. The interviewer looked at me with a big smile on her face when I happened to see her after the interview.

Mr. Greene: Ah, I see. Anyway, make the most of this golden opportunity.

Amy: I will.

 

Listening Challenge!

Q2: Why did the girl think she pass the exam?
 
A: Because the interviewer liked her smile.
B: Because the interviewer said so.
C: Because the interviewer smiled at her.
 
 

Lesson 143  小さい:little、small

Joey: The planetarium was fantastic.

Kelly: I agree. It was full of brilliant hi-tech audio-visual effects.

Joey: And I learned that the Earth is no more than a little planet.

Kelly: I know. Its diameter is less than a tenth of Jupiter’s, the largest planet.

Joey: That’s right, but that’s not the most amazing thing for me.

Kelly: So, what is?

Joey: Well, I think it’s a miracle that there is so much diversity of life on Earth.

Kelly: Mmm, that’s true.

 

Listening Challenge!

Q3: What did the man learn?
 
A: The earth is smaller than Jupiter.
B: The earth is bigger than Jupiter.
C: The earth is as small as Jupiter.
 
 

Lesson 144 近い: closeとnear

Cindy: Hi there! Oh, I like your new jacket.

Jan: Thanks, I’m happy to hear that.

Cindy: By the way, why are you dressed like that today?

Jan: I’m going to have a job interview this afternoon, so I need to dress formally. ...! What was that?

Cindy: Oh, bird droppings!

Jan: Well, that was close! That pigeon almost ruined my jacket and my job interview!

Cindy: Looks like it’s your lucky day.

Jan: Yeah. I hope the luck stays with me for the interview, too!

 

Listening Challenge!

Q4: Which of the following is true?
 
A: The man was surprised by bird droppings that fell close to him.
B: The man was surprised by bird droppings that fell on his jacket.
C: The man was surprised by bird droppings that fell on his head.
 
 

PRACTICAL CHALLENGE! ~実践チャレンジ~

英語で下記の内容を表現してみよう。必ず声に出して練習しよう。

自分が主人公になったつもりで表現しましょう。

会社の重要なメンバーのひとり、ケンが退職することになり、お別れ会をレストランで催すことになりました。
「来週金曜日6時半からジェニーズでやることになっている」と言う同僚に、了解の旨を伝えてください。
例えば「それでいいよ。そのレストランは私たちの職場に近いからみんな間に合うと思う。彼は会社の重要なメンバーだったからちょっとしたプレゼントをあげてもいいと思わない?何が適当だと思う?」とか。

[英語で表現してみよう]

使用表現例
適当な、ふさわしい : appropriate

SIMPLE ANSWER

 
 
Since はややフォーマルな理由(~なので)を表す接続詞。deserve (~に値する)は重要動詞。
 
 

ADVANCED ANSWER

 
Jenny’s から始まる文では、 getting there by 6:30 が主語として使われています。「6時半までに着くのは」ということ。
 

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