ラジオ英会話 2019/5/16 L29 This is an issue of great importance.
I’m sure of the fact that we’ll have a great lesson today. Isn’t that right, Chris?
Absolutely, as usual. Let’s work together to create the best lesson possible, guys. My name is Chris McVay.
Madam Mayor, the farmers of this town are going through very tough times now.
I see. Please go on.
More and more wild boars are coming down from the mountains. We need to build a strong fence to protect our town.
Yes, I understand, but our budget is very tight this year.
With all due respect, this is an issue of great importance. Those animals are causing an enormous amount of damage.
OK. Let’s work together to find the best solution
tough times 厳しい時期 タフ
tight 予算が逼迫した、厳しい タイト
with all due respect それはごもっともですが
of great importance = very important
Check out this month’s textbook. It’s an issue of treat importance.
We need to build a strong fence to protect our town.
to protect our town 町を守るため 目的の不定詞
Let’s work together to find the best solution.
Shall we order pizza?
This is an issue of great importance.
an important issue
a very important issue
This is an issue of importance.
This is an issue of extreme importance.
This is an issue of some importance.
This is an issue of little importance.
This is an issue of no importance.
So, what’s the difference between “This is an important issue.” and “This is an issue of importance.”?
Well, if you say, “This is an important issue.” That’s a default way. It’s just the normal. You know, an important issue. But if you put the noun after “an issue of importance”, The whole notion on the whole focus is ??? on importance.
Yeah, so it is a phrase that we would often be used in the speech like we saw on the dialog today.
I’m sure of his success.
Chris is afraid of fish’s eyes.
It’s so generous of you to give up so much of your time.
So, what does the suffix, full mean?
Well, it means exactly what sounds like full, fill up with, right? So, wonderful, full of wonder.
Yes, ??? so many examples, delightful, painful, powerful, you know, lots of power, lots of delight, filled with pain.
1). This contract is of immense importance to the future of our company.
2). It was very thoughtful of them to visit me in the hospital.
So, this point is of immense importance, right?