ラジオ英会話 Lesson 025 今週の Review
Lesson 021 理由･原因のフロー① due to、because of、thanks to ほか
Jonas: Where's Taeko? She said she was going to update the software on my PC today.
Yayoi: She had to leave work early due to a family emergency.
Jonas: Oh, really? I hope it's not too serious.
Yayoi: Well, her son got injured on the school playground, so Taeko went to the hospital.
Jonas: I see. Well, that's understandable. By the way, do you know exactly what happened?
Yayoi: Yes. He fell over while playing soccer and twisted his knee badly.
B: Because she felt sick.
C: Because she needed to go to the hospital.
Lesson 022 理由･原因のフロー② That's because～、That's why～、reason のフレーズ
Hiroki: What's wrong with this printer? I have to make copies for the presentation tomorrow.
Alana: Why don't you call the service company? The phone number is on the label on the printer.
Hiroki: Label? I don't see any label.
Alana: Let me check. Oh, you're right. Maybe it fell off.
Hiroki: Oh, there it is on the floor. Hey, wait. I found out why it's not working. It's because it's not plugged in.
Alana: Hmm. I wonder why?
B: It was being serviced.
C: It was out of ink.
Lesson 023 結果のフロー① so、therefore など
Megan: Wow, you look like you were in the sun.
Yoichi: Yes, I spent a lot of time outdoors during the long weekend.
Megan: Oh, where did you go?
Yoichi: I went clam digging with my family on the beach. I didn't use sunscreen, so I got burned.
Megan: Clam digging? Is that a popular activity?
Yoichi: Yes, there were so many people looking for clams.
Megan: Did you make clam chowder?
Yoichi: No, we steamed the clams with sake.
B: He went to the beach.
C: He made clam chowder.
Lesson 024 結果のフロー② as a result of、consequently、accordingly
Host: Welcome back to our business show. We're here with Shibuya Hanako.
Hanako: Thanks for inviting me.
Host: Your company has created a new shopping mall with a Japanese theme.
Hanako: Yes. As a result of our hard work, we finished the project ahead of schedule.
Host: What inspired you to do this?
Hanako: My experience living abroad a few years ago.
Host: Oh, really?
Hanako: I realized not many people knew much about Japanese culture, so now I want to promote it through the mall.
B: Hanako's project is behind schedule.
C: Hanako has lived abroad.
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WORDS & PHRASES
I'm terribly sorry. 本当に申し訳ありません。
a train delay 電車の遅延
you see ほら、いいかい