ラジオ英会話 2018/9/26 This is the best restaurant in town.
26 水 Lesson118 最上級①基礎

Hi, everyone. It’s Akino Rosa. Ready for another exciting lesson?
Hi, everyone. I’m Chris McVay. I’m still not used to Onishi Sensei singing.
Me, neither.

Oh, are those photos of your stay in Texas?
Yes, I can’t believe it’s already been five months since I got back.
Is that a Mexican restaurant?
Yes, this is the best restaurant in town. One of my American friends took me there.
And that’s a burrito, isn’t it? It looks really good.
Yeah, it was awesome.
And who’s this tall guy next to you?
That’s the school’s basketball team captain. He looks sad because he missed the final shot in the national tournament.
Well, even the best players can sometimes make mistakes.
Yes, I know. I hope he’ll get over it and be no less confident than before.

This is the best restaurant in town.
good, better, best (well)
So if I used goodest instead of best, what impression would you get?
Well, I would get the impression that you’re wrong.
For me I get a very babyish impression. So I guess the idea is, you just have to learn, you know, words like best, or worst.
You just have to memorize.
Memorize them, right.


take 連れて行く
awesome すごい、最高の
next to - 〜のとなり
no less A than B Bと同じくらいAで


Oh, are those photos of your stay in Texas?
おや、これは君がテキサスに滞在していたときの写真かい?
Yes, I can’t believe it’s already been five months since I got back.
ええ、私が帰ってきてからもう5か月もたつなんて信じられないわ。
Is that a Mexican restaurant?
それはメキシコ料理店?
Yes, this is the best restaurant in town.
そう、これは町でいちばんのレストランよ。
One of my American friends took me there.
私のアメリカ人の友達がそこに連れていってくれたの。
And that’s a burrito, isn’t it? It looks really good.
そして、それはブリトーだよね。とてもおいしそうだ。
Yeah, it was awesome.
ええ、最高だったわ!
And who’s this tall guy next to you?
それで、君の隣にいるこの背の高い男性は誰なの?
That’s the school’s basketball team captain.
それは学校のバスケットボールチームのキャプテンよ。
He looks sad because he missed the final shot in the national tournament.
彼は全国大会の最後のシュートをミスしたから落ち込んでいるようね。
Well, even the best players can sometimes make mistakes.
うーん、最も優秀な選手でさえ、失敗することはあるからね。
Yes, I know. I hope he’ll get over it and be no less confident than before.
ええ、そうね。彼はこれを乗り越えて、前のように自信を持っていてほしいわ。


I can’t believe it’s already been five months since I got back.
私が帰ってきてからもう5か月もたつなんて信じられないわ。
It has been five months since I got back.
since S + V 過去形

Even the best players can sometimes make mistakes.
最も優秀な選手でさえ、失敗することはあるからね。
even でさえ

I hope he’ll get over it and be no less confident than before.
彼はこれを乗り越えて、前のように自信を持っていてほしいわ。
get over 乗り越える
no less – than –  は〜に劣らず〜

-KEY SENTENCE
This is the best restaurant in town.
これは町でいちばんのレストランよ。
This is a good restaurant.

Jim is the cleverest.
ジムは最も頭の回転が速い。
Ken speaks English the most fluently.
ケンがいちばん英語を流暢に話す。
He is the tallest in the class / in the world / of the three / of all
彼は〔クラスで、世界で。3人の中で、全員の中で〕いちばん背が高い。

-GRAMMAR IN ACTION

1). このレストランは世界でいちばんジューシーなステーキを出しますよ!
juicy ジューシーな

Juicy can be used for steak as well, right?
Yeah, I mean who would like to eat dry steak like, you know, the liver, ???
Definitely not.

2). 誰がいちばん大声を出せるのか見てみよう。
Let’s see 「見てみよう」, shout(叫ぶ)を副詞のloudly(大声で)


英語はシステマチックにできている
Yeah, you know, it’s important to activate what you learn. And how do you do that? You have to put it into practice.
You have to practice every day. And you’ll be able to do it, right?

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1). This restaurant has the juiciest steaks in the world.
2). Let’s see who can shout the most loudly.
= the loudest

» 隠す



Harry is the most successful salesperson in our company.
ハリーは私たちの会社で最も成功を収めたセールスパーソンです。

デイビッドはチームで最高の選手だ。
David is the best player in the team.




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