ラジオ英会話 Lesson 240 今週のReview
Lesson 236 励ましの定型表現①
Alana: Hi, Hiroki. You seem a little down. Is something wrong?
Hiroki: I just got an email from one of our American clients. We didn't get the sales contract. It's my fault.
Alana: What do you mean?
Hiroki: My presentation last week was a disaster. I didn't prepare well enough.
Alana: Come on, it's OK. You did your best.
Hiroki: Thanks, Alana, but actually I didn't do such a good job.
Alana: Well, don't hesitate to ask me for help next time.
Hiroki: Thank you.
B: He prepared well for his presentation.
C: He got a sales contract.
Lesson 237 励ましの定型表現②
Mao: Coach, I wanted to win the dance competition so badly.
Coach: Everyone wanted to win, but you were all amazing.
Mao: No. I know I wasn't in sync with the other dancers at the start. That's why we lost.
Coach: Not at all. The winning team was simply too good today.
Mao: Mmm... I guess so. It's just hard to accept this result.
Coach: That's part and parcel of any sport.
Mao: You're right, as always. Thanks, coach.
Coach: Don't worry. Tomorrow's another day.
B: The girl doesn't think the coach is supportive enough.
C: The coach is trying to cheer the girl up.
Lesson 238 励ましの定型表現③
Henry: Japanese is really hard, especially reading and writing. I'll never learn all these kanji characters.
Miwa: Well, it takes a long time. Rome wasn't built in a day.
Henry: But I'm behind all the other students in my class. I feel like a failure.
Miwa: Don't be so hard on yourself. Everyone learns at their own pace.
Henry: I wish I could learn faster.
Miwa: Hey, you need a break. Let's get a cup of coffee at the cafe.
Henry: Good idea!
B: He should relax more.
C: He should go to Rome for a break.
Lesson 239 励ましの定型表現④ 頑張れ。
Mirai: Theo, did I tell you that I've taken up a new hobby?
Theo: No, what kind of hobby?
Mirai: Watercolor painting.
Theo: That's cool. Do you have any paintings that you can show me?
Mirai: Yes. Here's a watercolor of my dog, Paul. But it's not very good. He looks like a cat.
Theo: Hmm. Stick with it! You'll get better with practice.
Mirai: Thanks. How about I paint a picture of your dog in the park?
Theo: That would be great.
B: Take up a new hobby.
C: Paint his dog in the park.
PRACTICAL CHALLENGE! ～実践チャレンジ～
元気出して。そんなに自分を責めないで。言葉の学習はとても時間がかかるの。いちばん大切なのは諦めないことよ。「ラジオ」英会話」というラジオ番組、聞いたことがある？ 英語がすごく楽しくて諦めるなんてとてもできないってわかるわ！ 一緒に頑張りましょう。
takes so much time 非常に長い時間を使う
staying power 持久力･耐久力