ラジオ英会話 Lesson 035 今週の Review
Lesson 031 譲歩のフロー② 変わらないよ
Tia: Ben, do you have a minute?
Ben: Sure, Tia. What's up?
Tia: Can you come into work tomorrow? Something just came up today.
Ben: Tomorrow? But it's a holiday.
Tia: I understand it's a holiday. All the same, we need you to come to work.
Ben: Normally, I'd say no problem. But we're having an important family reunion tomorrow that I can't possibly miss.
Tia: Well, I guess it can't be helped, then. OK, don't worry about it.
Ben: Thanks, Tia.
B: Because he must attend an important family event.
C: Because something suddenly came up.
Lesson 032 譲歩のフロー③ 逆向きの力
Judy: You took the day off yesterday.
Sam: Yes, I promised to take my girlfriend to a theme park.
Judy: I thought you hated places like that.
Sam: I do, but she loves them. Luckily, it wasn't so crowded yesterday.
Judy: Oh, right. It was raining all day.
Sam: I was thinking about canceling, but we went there in spite of the bad weather.
Judy: Did you have a good time?
Sam: I did, but I enjoyed the hot bath at home afterwards more.
B: Because the theme park was crowded.
C: Because the weather wasn't good.
Lesson 033 譲歩のフロー④ wh 語を使った譲歩
Yayoi: Jonas, what happened to your finger? Did you cut yourself?
Jonas: Yes, I'm afraid I did. I had a little accident in the kitchen.
Yayoi: Were you peeling potatoes again?
Jonas: No, not this time. I was trying to open a new jar of strawberry jam, but however hard I tried, I couldn't open it.
Yayoi: So, how did you cut yourself?
Jonas: I ended up using a can opener and my hand slipped. I did finally open the jar, though.
B: The man couldn't open the jar.
C: The man dropped the jar and broke it.
Lesson 034 譲歩のフロー⑤ whether、if を使った譲歩
Mom: Todd, what are you doing playing with your phone? You promised to do your homework.
Todd: Mom, you're supposed to knock on the door first.
Mom: Don't be smart with me, young man.
Todd: I don't want to do my homework.
Mom: Whether you like it or not, you have to do it.
Todd: But history is so boring.
Mom: I have an idea. Try watching history videos made with dancing and rap music. You'll learn a lot and have fun at the same time.
B: Knock on the door before entering.
C: Study history using fun videos.
SAY IT IN ENGLISH! ～英語で声に出して表現してみましょう～
WORDS & PHRASES
hard work きつい、厳しい仕事
tight schedule 過密なスケジュール
be there for ～ ～のためにそこにいる＝支える・助ける・味方になる
nothing is impossible 不可能なことは何もない
whatever happens 何が起ころうとも