ラジオ英会話 Lesson 155 今週の Review
Lesson 151 感情を表す形容詞①
Ms. Jetz: Honestly, Mr. Smith, it was a little disappointing.
Mr. Smith: Really? Why?
Ms. Jetz: Well, I always enjoy their classic hits, but their new songs are rather boring. And Bill Bungalow’s jokes in between the songs were annoying.
Mr. Smith: You have a point. I didn’t find them funny at all.
Ms. Jetz: The Desperate Rats should just play music and not talk so much.
Mr. Smith: I agree.
Lesson 152 感情を表す形容詞②
Kelly: Yes, I think they were relieved more than anything else.
Takuma: We almost didn’t have the wedding.
Kelly: It wasn’t perfect. I was disappointed with the food.
Takuma: I didn’t have time to eat. Some guests were bored by the speeches.
Kelly: Yes, my Uncle Barry went on and on.
Takuma: Well, he is a famous talk show host.
Kelly: True. People seemed excited to learn that Barry King is my uncle.
Lesson 153 形容詞もイメージで①: 使い分け
Shiho: It was OK, I guess.
Doug: Just OK? We had real T-bone steak.
Shiho: The taste was fine, but it was too tough. My jaw is sore.
Doug: Well, I think that’s what a real steak should be so like. Anyway, tonight we’re having tacos.
Shiho: Chicken tacos sound great. We need avocados, right?
Doug: Of course, for the guacamole. These are still too hard. Let’s look for some softer ones.
Lesson 154 形容詞もイメージで②: 豊かな表現力
Cindy: It’s a persimmon.
Mr. Emori: There is a haiku about persimmons by the poet Masaoka Shiki.
Cindy: Well, persimmons are autumn fruits. And I know that seasonal expressions are essential for haiku.
Mr. Emori: Exactly. He wrote, “Eat a persimmon, a bell rings at Horyuji.”
Cindy: Oh, we’re near that temple. Let’s take a bite and see what happens. Hmm. I don’t hear a bell.
Mr. Emori: Maybe it depends on the time of day.
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