基礎英語2 2018/12/17 L151 Don’t talk to Chris now
17 月 L151 今は、そっとしておいて
Is Santa Claus here yet?
Not, yet, Sam. But our listeners are.
-Q1: According to Lewis, what subject is the hardest for Chris?
Don’t talk to Chris now. He’s studying for his exams.
Our exams are in January, aren’t they?
They are. But the teachers make special ones for Chris. He missed too many classes this semester. So he has to make up for them.
He takes classes at the studio, but he hates them.
Yeah. He told me that. I think our teachers are the best.
He’s studying math now. That’s Chris’s them. are the best! hardest subject.
Oh, okay. I’ll talk to him later.
-Lewis said, “He’s studying for his exams.” That’s Chris’s hardest subject.
So the answer is “Math”.

exams (exam) 試験, examination
missed (miss)(授業などに)出席しなかった
too – あまりに…すぎる
semester 学期
make up for -, 〜の埋め合わせをする
studio スタジオ、撮影所
hardest (hard))もっとも苦手な、いちばん難しい

Q2: According to Maria, why do the teachers make special tests for Chris?
Did you catch the answer?

Maria said, “The teachers make special ones for Chris. He missed too many classes this semester. So he has to make up for them.”
So, the answer is “He missed too many classes.”

今、クリスに話しかけちゃダメよ。試験に向けて勉強中なの。
わたしたちの試験は1月だよね?
そうよ。でも、クリスには先生たちが特別な試験を用意しているの。クリスは今学期、授業を休みすぎたから。その分の埋め合わせをしないといけないのよ。
クリスは撮影所で授業を受けてるけど、そっちは嫌いなんだよ。
うん。そう言ってたよ。うちの先生たちがいちばんだもん!
今は数学を勉強中だね。クリスのもっとも苦手な教科だよ。
ああ、わかった。クリスとはあとで話すよ。

Chris is so lucky his teachers care so much.
I agree.

He’s studying for his exams.
彼は試験に向けて勉強中です。
Miki is busy. She’s writing season’s cards.
美樹は忙しいです。季節のあいさつ状を書いているのです。

study math, listen to the radio, watch my favorite anime
Sorry, I’m studying math.
-I’m really enjoying the story. Let’s listen to the story one more time.

Hey, Sam.
Hold on a minute.
I’m sending my Christmas list.
It’s a bit late, isn’t it?
Nope. Santa now receives messages on his smartphone. You can send it anytime before Christmas.
What! Santa has a smartphone?
That’s right. I sent my list to Santa by text messages too.


What kind of life do you have, listeners? I have the Kiso Eigo 2 life. Here’s the story again.
-See you next time. Take care. See you tomorrow.



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