ラジオ英会話 Lesson 060 今週の Review
Lesson 056 比較･対照① 2つの状況の類似性を述べる：similarly
Vivian: Congratulations, Hiroki! You've equaled the record for exceeding the quarterly sales quota.
Hiroki: Really? I can't believe it. Who do I share it with?
Vivian: Actually, it's me! I doubled my quota in my first year as a rep. Similarly, you doubled yours last quarter.
Hiroki: So, do I get a big bonus?
Vivian: I'm afraid not. But if you beat the record next quarter, you'll get a huge bonus.
Hiroki: OK, I'm sure I can do even better. Just watch me.
B: The woman.
C: Both of them.
Lesson 057 比較・対照② 一方は、他方は：on the other hand、while
Brian: Welcome to our headquarters. My name is Brian.
Taeko: Nice to meet you, Brian. I'm Taeko. I've seen pictures of this place on your website. But it's bigger than I imagined.
Brian: Yes, we've recently expanded. Our company is growing all the time. So, you live in Tokyo. Is that right?
Taeko: Yes. I live in a convenient part of the city. On the other hand, the rent is high.
Brian: Oh, it's probably not as high as this area.
B: The woman visited the man's office for the first time.
C: They have met before.
Lesson 058 比較・対照③ そのほかのフレーズ：compared to
Deena: Compared to last year, this year's school festival was a huge success.
Principal: I agree. What did we do differently this year?
Deena: Some students created a special phone app.
Principal: Oh, really? How does it work?
Deena: Well, students with the app go to each booth and take a selfie next to it. If they go to more than ten booths, they get a prize.
Principal: What a great idea! Let's do it again next year.
B: It was more exciting than this year's.
C: It wasn't as successful as this year's.
Lesson 059 比較･対照④ ～ではなく・～の代わりに：instead of、rather than
Meg: Martin, is something wrong? You seem a little down.
Martin: Do I? Well, I've been thinking about a girl I met.
Meg: A girl? Where did you meet her?
Martin: At the anime event I went to last week.
Meg: Did you exchange phone numbers?
Martin: Yes, but she hasn't called me yet.
Meg: Instead of waiting for her to call you, why don't you just text her?
Martin: I'll wait a bit longer.
Meg: Come on. Be more assertive!
Martin: You always say that.
B: He should not call the girl he likes.
C: He should give up on the girl he likes.
SAY IT IN ENGLISH! ～英語で声に出して表現してみましょう～
WORDS & PHRASES
that's because ～ ～だから
sleep in 朝寝する
just around the corner すぐ近くに、近所に