【役立つ日常英会話表現 ♡ レッスン 1】


 

 

もしもあなたが英会話スキルを高めたいと思うのであれば…

 

 

まず…

 

第一に、あなたは (日常生活の中でよく使われる) 英文の構造や表現方法、フレーズなどを身につけていかなければなりません。

次に、様々な「話題」を通して英語を学び、話せるようになっていく必要があります。ここで重要なのは、闇雲に量を消化しようとしないこと。しっかりと、寝言でも英語でフレーズが出てくるように、徹底的にインプットに励んでください。

 

英語 (外国語) は使いこなせてなんぼです。試験やテストのためだけでなく、効率的に、日常会話に活かせる学び方をしたいものですね!

そこでこの【役立つ日常英会話表現 ♡ 】シリーズでは、簡単な英文を使って、基本的な単語・熟語・フレーズを身につけていただこうと考えています。

 

役立つ英語表現を学び、自然と英語で発話できる脳を育ててまいりましょう。

それでは第1回目のはじまりでーす♡

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1 ★

 

以下に紹介する英文を自分なりにアレンジし、あなたが日頃から使うであろう英文に育てていってくださいね ☆

(ここから先は全て英語です。どうしてもわからない箇所は辞書を使っても構いませんが、できれば英英辞典で調べ、英語だけで考える習慣も併せて身につけていただきたいものです)☺️

 

 

 

1.  The teacher said, ”So much for today’s lesson.”

 

”So much for today’s lesson” means  “That’s all for today’s lesson. ”

 

🔵  So much for today’s work.

🔴  So much for small talk.

🔵  So much for his ability.

 

 small talk・・・polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters, especially as engaged in on social occasions

 

 

 


 

2.  She bought two dresses. One is green and the other is pink.

 

🔵  I ate that the other day.

🔴  I saw him the other day.

🔵  Let me have the other one.

 

 

 


 

3.  Please help yourself to anything you want.

 

🔵   Please help yourself to more.

🔴   Please feel free to help yourself to the food.

🔵   Help yourself to whatever you please.

 

 

 


 

4.  Please bring me a cake of soap.

 

 

 

 a lump of sugar

 

 a loaf of bread

 

 small piece of cake

 

 

 


 

5.  Many people say the film is hardly worth seeing.

 

🔵  It is worth working.

🔴  He is a worthy man.

 

🔵  It was worth the trouble I took.

 

 

 

 


 

6.  Who are you to talk to me like that?

 

🔵  a person who speaks little

🔴  someone who does nothing

🔵  a person who cares for a child

 

 

 


 

7.  We stopped and waited for the traffic signal(s) [light(s)] to change.

 

 

 

 traffic of people

 

 

  I’m sorry for being late. Traffic was crazy (busy).

 

 a traffic sign(s)

 

 

 

 Traffic accidents happen daily.

 

 Observe carefully the traffic rules.

 

 observe・・・notice or perceive (something) and register it as being significant.

 

 

 


 

8.   I was just leaning forward to switch on the engine.

 

 

🔵  the leaning tower of Pisa

🔴  He was leaning against the wall.

🔵  My heart is leaning towards you little by little.

 

 

 


 

9.  Japan once produced more silk than any other country.

 

🔵  Quality matters more than quantity.

🔴  She weighs more than I do.

🔵  I can’t do anything more than this.

 

 

 


 

10.  I think you take the wrong train. This is bound for hell.

 

🔵  What’s wrong (with it)?

🔴  Something wrong with PC.

 

🔵  You haven’t done anything wrong.

🔴  You heard me wrong.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Conversation ★

 

A:   I am upset. Somebody told my boss I have a part-time job.

B:   And he doesn’t like that?

A:   No, he doesn’t. He thinks that I am too tired to work.

B:   I’m sorry. I have to admit I told him.

A:   You told him? Why?

B:   I couldn’t help it. He asked me point-blank.

 

 

  upset・・・make (someone) unhappy, disappointed, or worried

 admit・・・confess to be true or to be the case

 can’t help it ・・・”I can’t help it”  is an idiom which means “it’s beyond my control.”

 point – blank・・・direct and without explanation or qualification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Question and Answer by topic  

 

《 Family 》
My name is Katsuo (boy), 11 years old ♡

 

 

 

🔴  How many people are there in your family?

There are 7 people and a cat in my family : my father, mother, sister, brohter-in-law, nephew, me and Tama (pet cat).

 
 


🔵  Does your family live in a house or an apartment?

We live in a house in the countryside.

 
 


🔴  What does your father do?

He is an office worker  (works at an office).

 

 
 


🔵 How old is your mother?

She is 52 years old, 2 years younger than my father.

 
 


🔴 Do you have any siblings ?  What’s his/her name?

Yes, I do. I have 1 elder sister, Sazae, and 1 younger sister, Wakame.

 

 siblings・・・brothers and sisters

 
 


 

🔵  Are you the oldest amongst your brothers and sisters?

 No, I’m not. I’m the second child in my family.

 
 


🔴  What do your mother/father like?

My father likes fishing and bonsai and my mother likes cooking.

 

 
 


🔵  Do your parents let you stay out late?

Of course not. They always ask me to get home before 10 pm each night.

 
 


🔴  Do you stay with your parents?

Right now, no, but I used to.

 
 


🔵  Does your family usually have dinner together?

Yes, we do. My mom always prepares delicious meals for us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nice working with you!☺️

 

 

 

 

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