英語の勉強

NHKラジオ英会話のディクテーション「今週のReview」L125 2019/10/4日

NHKラジオ英会話、金曜日は1週間の Review で今回が25回目です。(年間48 Review あります。)

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ディクテーション

講師陣の英会話を聞き取ってみよう

講師とパートナーが英語で会話するところをディクテーションしたスクリプトです。このディクテーション、聞き取りのいい訓練になります。

冒頭のやりとり 0:15-

Roza: Review, review. It’s time to review.

Hey everyone. Roza Akino here. Let’s get started.

Chris: Chris McVay here.

Let’s go over and over and over what we’ve learned this week. Let’s go.

今週の金曜は普通な感じで始まりました。

Listening Challenge 1:00-

Monday

Roza: Here is the question. What does Koya want to do?

  1. He wants to talk to the girl.
  2. He wants to eat something.
  3. He wants to try some more rides.

Here we go.

Tuesday

Chris: Will Kaya go and watch her friend’s performance?

  1. Yes, she will.
  2. Yes, but she will be late for the show.
  3. No, she won’t.

Listen up.

Wednesday

Roza: Which of the following is true?

  1. The man has moved to Tokyo recently.
  2. The man is not familiar with where they are.
  3. The man likes visiting new places.

Here we go.

Thursday

Chris: Here is the question. What did Ms. Ito do?

  1. She asked Hiroki for advice.
  2. She offered Hiroki a better position.
  3. She taught Hiroki management skills.

Listen carefully.

Practical challenge 7:25-

Roza: Hey guys, so remember just relax and let whatever you learned this week flow from your mouth.

Chris: And also remember that this is called a practical challenge and practical means, should be useful, right?

So, use the English as often as you can in real life.

let whatever you learned this week flow from your mouth は、whatever you learned this week ⁼ 今週学習したことすべて、をひとかたまりとして考えましょう。

→ let [かたまり] flow from your mouth

flow from: ~から流れ出る

おわりに 13:40-

Chris: So, Onishi-sensei.

Onishi: はい。

Chris: I know you’ve done lots of presentations at international conferences.

What advice would you give?

What would be the top three pieces of advice for someone making such a presentation.

Onishi: Hum …, number one is decent English skills. And number two, through preparation.

Chris: Oh, yes.

Roza: Very important, yeah.

Onishi: And number three is, hum …

Roza: … just relax.

Chris: That’s a good one.

Roza: And very important.

decent: 十分に良い

through preparation が難しかったです。

英単語

英英辞典で単語を調べてみよう

レッスンに出てきた単語で、割と基本的なもの(よく使いそうなもの)を選んで、オンラインのCollins Cobulild英英辞典で確認してみます。

client

[countable noun] A client of a professional person or organization is a person or company that receives a service from them in return for payment.

(可算名詞) 仕事をする個人や組織の client は、支払いに対するサービスを対価として得る、個人または会社である。

Collins Dictionaryからの引用です。

ひとこと

  • want
  • wish, hope
  • know

want は表現が生々しくて幼稚にもとられかねない。

wish で述べることは願望であり仮定法過去を使って表現する。

反対に know は事実について述べていることが特徴。

しっかり復習しておきましょう!