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Nobody knows what happen tomorrow, but everything is necessary for myself on my life. This is my road I have been walking to be HAPPY-aging not anti-aging. And, where there's a will, there's a way!

今までの道 これからの道 私のHAPPYエイジングロード♪

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English Radio Course ラジオ講座

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Hi there,
Thanks for coming to my blog always.
I've been listening to the English Radio Course called "English Conversation Time Trial" since about one year.
I'm not good at responding quickly,so that is useful to improve my English.
I think a lot of Japanese people can't speak even English easy phrases well
though everyone can understand them.
Yeah, me too.
So,I'd like to keep up this radio course.
Good practice makes me fun!



NHKのラジオ講座「英会話タイムトライアル」を聴き始めて約一年が経ちました~
とっさに話せるようになるための訓練です。
これからも継続していきまーす(^^)/

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That sounds good. それでお願いします。

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Hi, Thanks for coming to my blog.
I've been learning about sentences for communication on the telephone and Internet this week.

By the way, my husband makes dinner on weekend sometimes.
He likes cooking too.
And the other day I had to go out until night, so he mailed to me.
" Do you want me to make dinner this evening?"
" Yes! If it's not too much trouble."
" I'll make something with fish and vegetable."
" That sounds good. Thank you!"

Yeah, this picture is that dinner he cooked.
Does that look delicious?
Yes, we enjoyed that nice dinner!





「~そう」と言いたい時は、”That sounds ~”や ”That looks ~”
”That sounds good.”は、相手の提案に対して、お願いしますという時にも使えるのですね。
写真は、夫が作ってくれたある週末のディナー(^_^)



What are you into?   何にはまってる?

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Hi,Thanks for coming to my blog.
I'm happy if you enjoy reading my article.
As you know we have a difference weather in Japan right now.
It's raining and a little chilly here in Yokohama,
but it's supposed to be sunny and very hot in the Western part of Japan.
Oh, it's a strange weather, isn't it?
By the way, recently, what are you into?
I'm into gardening, and also black tea time recently.
Actually I have taken black tea lesson once a month from May.
I learned about the major source, process, types and how to make good tea, etc.
It's so interesting and delicious!
So, I enjoy drinking black tea often at home.


"be into" は、「はまっている」「凝っている」「大好き」という意味で使えるそうです。
私は、ガーデニングと、最近はまっているのは、ティータイムの紅茶。
先月から月に一度、紅茶教室に通っています。
産地や製法、淹れ方など学び、とても興味深く、美味しいのです!
家でもよく紅茶を楽しんでいます(^^)
 
This picture is the first Black tea lesson.

この写真は最初のレッスンの時のもの。



" right now "の復習

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Good morning!
It's been cloudy or rainy, hasn't it?
Yeah,it's the rainy season right now,isn't it?
I hope it'll be over soon.


ところで、right now は、「ちょうど今」と訳していましたが、
「今は」や、「今なら」、「今のところ」 という表現にピッタリだそうです。

例えば、今なら話せますか? と尋ねたい時は、
Can you talk right now?

ふ~ん、なるほど、なんか良い感じです。どんどん使っていこうっと(^^)/


My mother mailed this picture to me a few days ago.
Many loquats ripen at my parent's garden right now.
I heard these were so sweet!



数日前に母が送ってくれた写メ。
今は実家の庭で枇杷が熟しています。
とーっても甘くて美味しいらしい!



Communicating on the Go 終わり方が大事

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Good morning!
I learned some phrases for the end of communicating on the radio course today.
And I knew that we shouldn't say just "See you."
And you can say "See you then." or "see you there." when you need to respond quickly.
Yeah, these are convenient phrases!

今朝のラジオ講座では、電話を切る時や別れ際の決まり文句を学びました。
"See you."だけで終わるのは良くないと初めて知りました。なるほど~


This is one of pics I took when I visited KAMIKOCHI two weeks ago.
I hope you feel a lovely cool breeze.
See you tomorrow.



二週間前に訪れた上高地での一枚。
爽やかな風を感じてもらえたら嬉しいな~
ではまた明日(^-^)/


"be supposed to" の復習

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Hi, Thanks for visiting my blog always.
I want to review of the radio course "English Conversation Time Trial"
on this blog from now on.
Actually I had been confusing about my goal recently.
And I should go back to the basics.
So, I'll practice making sentences by using phrases that I learned in the radio course.
It's supposed to be useful for my English!

毎朝聞いているラジオ講座『英会話タイムトライアル』の中のフレーズの復習をしていこうと思います。

今日学んだのは、be supposed to~
~することになっている、 ~するはず ・・・という表現。

そう、私の英語上達に役立つはずです。



This is the bouquet of vegetables and flowers I made.
We're not supposed to just eat vegetables.
We're supposed to enjoy vegetables by five senses.
This art is supposed to be popular in the future.



最近始めたベジフルフラワーアート。これは私が練習で作ったブーケ。
野菜をただ食べるだけではなく、五感で楽しむことになっています。
このアートは、将来ポピュラーになるはずです。



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