中高生の基礎英語 24/7/9(火) T8-D2 What do you do to help around your home?


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中高生の基礎英語 24/7/9(火) T8-D2 What do you do to help around your home?
-Q&A
イラストを見ながら、 今週のダイアログを聴いて、 エディソンの考えを詳しくみていきましょう。
生物の授業のあと、エディソンとユウゴが話しています。
Q1. If Edison could be any animal, what animal would he be?
Q2. Why does Edison believe it would be cool to be that animal?

-What would you say?
今週のトピックについて、 英語で話すために役立つフレーズとさまざまな言い換え例をご紹介します。
Topic If you could be any animal, what would you be?
→「どんな動物になりたいかを話すときのフレーズ」をご紹介します。
I would be a / an…
「私は・・・になってみたい」と話したいときのフレーズです。
I would be a tiger. / I would be a gorilla.
It would be cool to be…
「(もし)・・・になることができれば、かっこいい」と言いたい場合に使います。 cool の代わりに、great や awesome と言うこともできます。
It would be great to be an elephant.
It would be awesome to be a shark.
I’d love to be…
「ぜひ〜になってみたい」と話したいときのフレーズで、 I would be a / an… よりも強い気持ちを表します。

I’d love to be a dolphin.
I I’d love to be a bat.


human
= human being, a person
basic
forming the simplest level
out of all the animals
= among all the animals

-Q&A
Now, let’s find out more about what Edison says. To understand his thoughts better, we’ll ask you some questions.
Okay. Here’s the first question: If Edison could be any animal, what animal would he be?
If Edison could be any animal, what animal would he be?
Everyone, let’s think together. Moeno?
He would be an octopus.
Good. Let’s listen to that part of the dialogue.

-from the Dialogue

The question was: If Edison could be any animal, what animal would he be? And the answer is: He would be an octopus.
Everyone, let’s practice saying the answer together like this: If Edison could be any animal, he would be an octopus.
Great job.
Well done. All right. Let’s move on to the next question. First, listen to this.

-from the Dialogue

Okay. So, here’s the question: Why does Edison believe it would be cool to be an octopus?
Why does Edison believe it would be cool to be an octopus? Moeno?
Because it would be so different from being a human.
Great.
Nice. The question was: Why does Edison believe it would be cool to be an octopus? And the answer is: Because it would be so different from being a human.
Everyone, let’s practice the answer in two parts like this: “He believes it would be cool to be an octopus” “because it would be so different from being a human.”
You’re doing a great job.
All right. Everyone, Moeno, try to put the two answers together to make a short summary of what Edison says. You can start like this: If Edison could be any animal…. Go ahead.
If Edison could be any animal, he would be an octopus. He believes it would be cool to be an octopus because it would be so different from being a human.
Great job. You can also say it like this:
If Edison could be any animal, he would be an octopus. He believes it would be cool because it would be so different from being a human. Great job, everyone.

-What would you say?
This week’s topic is:
If you could be any animal, what would you be?
Today, let’s talk about ways to say what animal you would be.
Hmm. The simplest way is to say: I would be an X.
Yeah. This is a basic and clear way to say what animal you would like to be.
For example, “I would be a tiger” or “I would be a gorilla.”
In the dialogue, Edison says: It would be cool to be an octopus.
It would be cool to be an octopus.

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