ラジオ英会話 Lesson 180 今週のReview
Lesson 176 可算名詞・不可算名詞のイメージ⑤ 可算・不可算で意味が変わる
Masa: So, this is our last day in Italy. I can't wait to get back to Japan.
Rina: Are you serious? I don't want to leave Italy yet! I need to do some more shopping.
Masa: You're joking, right?
Rina: No. There are a few dresses I saw in a shop near the theater. Can you put them in your suitcase?
Masa: I don't have room for more clothes in my suitcase.
Rina: Oh, come on, Masa. Please!
Masa: OK, I'll try.
B: She wants to buy some clothes.
C: She wants to go to the theater.
Lesson 177 可算名詞・不可算名詞のイメージ⑥ 可算を可能にする「見方」
Kaya: Pierre, thank you for taking me to this restaurant. This view of the Christmas illuminations is beautiful.
Pierre: But not as beautiful as you, Kaya!
Kaya: Oh, come on.
Pierre: Ha ha! So, how do you like the food?
Kaya: This cheese dish is delicious! What is it called?
Pierre: It's called raclette. The name refers to both the dish and the famous Swiss cheese.
Kaya: I just love cheese.
Pierre: Me too. And there are so many different cheeses in the world.
B: It's the name of a dish.
C: It's the name of a restaurant.
Lesson Lesson 178 単数・複数
Clerk: Hello, sir. May I help you?
Customer: Yes, thanks. I'm looking for Christmas presents for my two nieces.
Clerk: Do you have anything in mind?
Customer: Well, do you have stuffed animals?
Clerk: Yes, we have a wonderful selection. If you'd care to follow me, they're in the next aisle.
Customer: Thanks a lot. You must be very busy during the Christmas season.
Clerk: Yes, but I don't mind because I love to imagine the kids' smiles when they open their presents.
B: At the man's home.
C: At a zoo.
Lesson 179 イメージは強力な武器：relief
Leo: I know you don't like lemon on fried chicken.
Rie: Oh, go ahead. Squeeze some lemon on it.
Leo: I thought you didn't like it.
Rie: Well, I started to like it that way. Oh, I hear we aren't going to karaoke after this year-end party.
Leo: But I thought the boss was looking forward to it.
Rie: Yes, but he's caught a cold and can't sing tonight.
Leo: What a relief! I was prepared for another long night of his terrible singing. Cheers!
B: Their boss has a cold.
C: The man wanted to go to karaoke.
PRACTICAL CHALLENGE! ～実践チャレンジ～
例えば「あなたをここで見つけて良かった！ 今日の私はなんてツイているんでしょう！ ぬいぐるみをたくさん買いすぎて、車にはもう積むスペースがないの。家に持って買えるのを手伝ってくれるかな？ 私たち友達でしょう？」など。