ラジオ英会話 2019/4/15 L11 on
Rosa, it’s your turn.
What?! Already? I’m still on a break. Hey, guys, this is Rosa Akino. What are we doing today?
Hi, guys. Chris McVay here. I’m so happy to be back in the studio for another week’s lesson.
I’m happy to be back in Texas, Luke.
It’s great to see you again, Keiko. It has been over a year, hasn’t it?
Yes. Your father’s restaurant hasn’t changed, and the Mexican food is still great. By the way, where is your father?
He went to Vietnam on business. He wants to open a restaurant in Hanoi.
Do Vietnamese people like Mexican food?
I heard they appreciate the spicy flavor.
I hope he is successful.
happy to be back in Texas テキサスに戻ってこられてハッピー
great to see you again また、あえて嬉しい ↑とこの不定詞は、原因を表す。 〜して嬉しい。
on business 仕事で
wants to open a restaurant レストランをオープンしたい。名詞的用の不定詞
If you have a textbook, I’m sure you’ll appreciate all the extra information.
I’m happy to be back in Texas.
I’m so happy you enjoyed it.
He wants to open a restaurant in Hanoi.
He went to Vietnaim on business.
on leave / holiday / vacation 休暇中
on duty 勤務中
He is on sick leave.
I’m on duty now.
I heard it on the radio.
I always write on a computer.
on the phone（電話中）
I live on the Yamanote Line.
favorite, at the moment, on tour
1). My favorite band is on tour at the moment.
What does tour exactly mean?
Well, tour means “going around several different places”. So a band on tour would be going around the country or going around the world.
That’s right. I mean, the original meaning of tour is just around. So to go around from place to place. And I wonder how many of our listeners have made the connection between this word and tourist. The tourist is a person who
goes around visiting from place to place.
2). I know how to play “Happy Birthday” on the guitar.
On the guitar here is similar to on the computer, right?
Yeah, that’s right. It’s the same kind of a platform image.
So, have you been to Vietnam?
I have never been to Vietnam. What about you, Chris?
Yeah, I’ve been to Vietnam, and I did have a wonderful tour of Vietnam, from the north, Hanoi, right the way down through Danang all the way to Ho Chi Minh City. One of the things you notice in Vietnam is the number of scooters.
can take you ages to cross the street, because no one will stop for you, you know.