遠山顕の英会話楽習 2018/8/8 #‎遠山顕の英会話楽習
8 水 Something New

In celebration of their 20th year in Pinegate, the Little Brown Art Cottage is hosting a free knitting workshop!
Hi, everyone. I’m Jan, owner of the Little Brown Art Cottage. Come on down to my shop this Sunday for a free knitting workshop!
Tell us a little about the workshop, Jan.
Well, I’ll be teaching you how to knit a simple hat. Yarn and knitting needles will be provided―all you have to do is show up!
How long is the workshop?
All day long! And if you’re a quick knitter, you can take home your hat!
The little Brown Art Cottage is located at 16 Maple Street. Open every day from 10 to 6.
Hope to see you there!

in celebration of … ~を祝って 
knitting workshop 編み物講習会
Come on down to …. ~へいらしてください。
Tell us a little about …. ~について少し教えてください。
ジャン、講習会について少し教えてください。
yarn 毛糸 
knitting needle 編み針 
knitting workshop 編み物講習会
show up (ある場所へ)行く、姿を見せる
Hope to see you there! お待ちしています!そこでお目にかかるのを楽しみにしています!


Jeff, did you happen to catch the answer?
Yea, a couple of times.
Oh, you did. Oh, great. Let’s hear it.

Q1: What is this commercial about?
A1: The Little Brown Art Cottage is hosting a free knitting workshop.

Okay, I have a question about this name, The Little Brown Art Cottage.
Okay.
It’s not a a college. It’s a cottage.
It’s a cottage.
Is the cottage a little hot?
Yeah. I mean,
A little house.
Yeah.
A little house? Is this brown a typical cottage color?
Not necessarily.
Not really. They don’t use dark color so much.
I mean, anything is possible. But usually, white.
White, maybe, ah, softer green.
Where do you find this cottage?
Near water.
Yeah, usually, in Canada usually, by a lake, somewhere.
Oh, I see.
That sort of ,,
In California it would be near a beach.
Oh, yeah.
I see.

Alrighty. Back to the question.
Q2: When is the workshop?
The answer is ? Carolyn?
I believe the answer is “this Sunday.”
Yeah, because the owner of The Little Brown Art Cottage says, “Come on down to my shop this Sunday for a free knitting workshop!”
I see.

All right, the final question, again?

Q3: What will the owner be teaching?
Jeff, did you happen to catch the right answer?
I did.
All right. Let’s hear it?
What will the owner be teaching?
A3: How to knit a simple hat.

It sounds like a great classical yawn and knitting needle, everything will be provided.
Yeah. All you have to do is just show up.
Yeah.

And how long is the workshop?
All day long.
All day long.
Oh, very relaxed workshop here. And where is the Little Brown Art Cottage?
Where was it?
16 Maple Street, I think.

Well, well, well. Knitting.
Some of the most interesting people, knit
Oh, yeah.
I knew an NFL, National Football League, American Football player, who was a very tough player on the field.
Yes.
But he would go home and he would knit.
That’s very, ah, what you ,
It’s relaxed.
Okay, it’s relaxed. This is very, well, I should say, cute. Yes, considerate, he is, ah, tough American football player.
Big guy. six four, but 300 pound.
six four?
Wow!
Can he knit?
No. I can’t.
Ken, can you knit?
No, no. I think I tried once or twice.
Oh, really?
Because we had to learn at school,
Oh, you did.
elementary school.
Wow!
So, but, ah, I just gave it up. I did some embroidery.
Really?
Yeah.
Oh, okay.
That’s really neat ???.
Yeah, after class, or something, for a while.
Okay.
Do you knit, Carolyn?
No, no. I think I tried years ago to make a scarf. And I never finished it.
Scarf?
Yes, it’s a scarf, try to knit a scarf.
Wow!
My mother loved knitting. So, she was
??? , you know.
Yes, yes, she did.
Well, Ken, not to nit pick, or anything.
Oh, Jeff!
But I think time to go.

nit pick 細かいことにうるさく言う

Well, that’s about it for today.
So until next time.
Keep listening.
Keep practicing.
And keep on smiling.
Bye.




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