ラジオ英会話 Lesson 020 今週の Review
Lesson 016 because、since、as: 理由･原因を表す強さ
Borys: Nikola, I didn't win anything in the sushi competition. I'm really disappointed.
Nikola: Don't be sad. Great sushi chefs from around the world come here. You did your best.
Borys: I didn't get a prize, because I didn't prepare well enough.
Nikola: Don't say that, Borys. You should be proud of being here.
Borys: Thanks, Nikola. I'll learn more techniques and come back again next year.
Nikola: That's the spirit. You'll definitely get a prize someday!
B: Because he didn't prepare.
C: Because he couldn't learn enough techniques.
Lesson 017 as① as のイメージ
Yayoi: Jonas, sorry I'm late. Just as I was leaving the office, the boss told me he couldn't attend the party.
Jonas: So, you are going to welcome the new employees?
Yayoi: That's right.
Jonas: OK. Let's get this show on the road!
Yayoi: Hi, everyone! I'm sorry to have kept you waiting. Now, without further ado, let's give a very warm welcome to our three new recruits. Jonas. A toast, please!
Jonas: To a bright future for our company. Cheers!
B: When she was about to leave the office.
C: During the office party.
Lesson 018 as② 理由・～につれて
Masami: Hi, Andrew. How was your weekend?
Andrew: It was great. I went to Hirosaki and saw the cherry blossoms.
Masami: Oh, that's one of Japan's best cherry blossom spots.
Andrew: Right. And the castle makes it even more special. How was your weekend?
Masami: Good. As it was sunny, we decided to have a barbecue. All the shogi club members attended.
Andrew: That sounds enjoyable too.
Masami: Yes. Sota, our club leader, played shogi on the grill with the shrimp.
Andrew: Funny guy!
B: The man enjoyed the weekend, but the woman didn't.
C: Both of them enjoyed the weekend.
Lesson 019 as③ そのほかの「＝（イコール）」
Hiroki: As you know, we're having the company-wide meeting next week.
Alana: Yes, you must be very busy preparing for it.
Hiroki: You can say that again.
Alana: Do you need any help?
Hiroki: Actually, I do. I need to make a presentation, and I want to include some background music. Could you find me something suitable?
Alana: Sure. What kind do you need?
Hiroki: Something very upbeat. I want to impress our sales staff.
Alana: OK, let me think about it.
B: The man asked her to give a presentation.
C: The woman agreed to help the man.
SAY IT IN ENGLISH! ～英語で声に出して表現してみましょう～
WORDS & PHRASES
at the moment 今・現在
as soon as possible なるべく早く
get a flat tire タイヤがパンクする
ask for help 助け・助力を求める
that's why ... それが～の理由だ