ララジオ英会話 2018/6/11 #ラジオ英会話 dictation
Hi, everyone. This is Rosa Akino here. I wonder what we will learn today.
Hi, everyone. I’m Chris McVay. It’s Monday. So, it’s??? a toughness week with lots of enthusiasm.
David could fix it.
Chris and Rosa, Does “could” here mean “He was able to fix it.” in the past.
Not at all.
Nothing to do with the past.
Chris and Rosa, this use of could, would, might that we learned today is very essential in conversation. Especially for adults, right?
Indeed, it is.
Yeah, I mean as we grow older, we realize that the world is not black and white, right. The lots of gray areas. So these words, could, would, might help add those nuances to our English expression.
And it’s also much better, if we as adults can, kind of, cushions. when we say certain things.
Yeah, softer. So we don’t hurt the other person’s feelings or put presser and helps for much more harmonious.
Exactly. That’s a nice word, harmonious. I like it.
I like it too.
Let’s say this in harmony. Okay?
One, two, three
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