#20 感情表現

嬉しいとき、楽しいとき、悲しいときなど、自分の感情を伝えることがありますよね?今回は、そんな喜怒哀楽に関する英語をピックアップしています。

使った英文や単語

感情

  • feelings and emotions
  • 喜:delight / happiness / joy
  • 怒:anger
  • 哀:sadness / sorrow
  • 楽:pleasure / laughter
  • She is a highly emotional person.

  • Yeah! I won the lottery!
    Oh my goodness!
    – I’m thrilled to hear that!
  • What are you going to do with that money?
  • I want to go on a trip with you.
  • You are always cheerful and outgoing, so it will be fun!
    – That’s amazing!
    – I would love to accept your offer!
    – I would love to do that.
  • Great! I am so excited!

  • I’m getting frustrated because…
  • This heat irritates me.
    – Calm down. / Chill out.
  • Don’t get annoyed with me.
  • Well, actually I’m mad at you too.
  • It was your idea to come here.
    – Oh, hell no! Are you kidding me?
    – You are making me upset.
  • I am furious.

  • I was depressed after breaking up with my partner.
  • What happened?
  • He was seeing another girl… I was heartbroken.
  • Oh no… It must be quite shocking for you.
  • It was a tragedy.
  • I am so disappointed with him.

  • What did you do last summer?
  • We went camping every weekend.
  • Was it a great time?
    – Yes! We really enjoyed spending time together.
    – I felt like I’m in seventh heaven!
  • I’m so jealous. / You are so lucky.
  • Why don’t we do it together next weekend?
    Sweet! I can’t be more excited!

#19 体のパーツに関する会話

日常会話で、体調を気にかけたり怪我をしたり、身体について話すことがあるかと思います。そんな身体のパーツに絡めた会話をピックアップしています。

使った英文や単語

体調を気遣う

  • Are you all right?
    – I have a stiff neck/tight shoulders.
    – My lower back is throbbing.
    – My arms are sore from playing baseball.
  • You look pale.
  • How are you feeling?
    – I have a sharp pain/griping pain in my stomach.
    – I’m feeling nauseous/queasy.
  • What’s wrong?
    – My eyes won’t stop twitching.
    – My eyes feel gritty.
    – I’ve got a sty in my right eyelid.

身だしなみ

  • Do I have something on my face?
    – Your eyelash extensions are falling out.
    – Your nose/nostril hair is sticking out.
  • Do I have seaweed in my teeth?
  • get stuck in my teeth
  • front teeth

虫に刺されてかゆい

  • I got a mosquito bite on my forehead.
  • I got stung by a jellyfish.
  • I’ve heard washing the sole of your feet would work against mosquitoes.
  • My left shin itches.
  • I have an itch on my left thigh.

スポーツで体を痛めた

  • Did you get hurt?
    – I pulled a muscle in my right calf.
    – You need a pain-relieving patch.
    – I tore a ligament.
    – Let’s go (to) see a doctor.
  • I got a cramp in my leg.
    – stretch and massage
  • I might have sprained my ankle.
    – I can see its swelling.
    – You must compress the ankle with an elastic bandage.

#18 日常会話 – 頼みごと –

誰かに何かをお願いする時、親しい間柄と仕事や初対面では言い方が変わりますよね。今回は、頼みごとのカジュアルな言い方と丁寧な言い方についてお話しています。

使った英文や単語

親しい間柄での頼みごと

  • I just needed to ask you something. 
    Can you do me a favor?
    – What do you want me to do?
    – Anything for you.
  • Can you come and get me after work?
    – Where should I go?
  • I will be at the shopping mall with my friend.
    Do you mind if you give her a ride too?
    – No, I don’t. / Yes, I do.
    – Of course not. / Not at all.
  • Oh, please. I am asking you to do me a favor.
    Can you please do it for me?

カジュアルなお礼

  • Oh, thank you.
  • You saved my life!
  • I owe you one.

かしこまった場での頼みごと

  • Could I ask for your name?
    Could you fill out this form?
    – Sure. / Certainly. / Absolutely.
  • May I speak to Mr.Smith, please?
    – One moment, please.
    – I’m afraid he’s not available at the moment.
    – Would you mind calling back later?
  • Could you please take a message?
    (※ Could you please be quiet?(命令に近い))

丁寧なお礼

  • I appreciate your help.
  • Thank you for your concern.

#17 日常会話 – 予定編 –

相手に予定を尋ねたり、変更したりするときの会話を、使う場面を想像しながらピックアップしています。

使った英文や単語

予定を尋ねる

  • What are you up to? / What are you doing?
    – Just chilling.
    – Just hanging around.
    – I’m looking for my car key.
  • What’s your plan for today?
    – Working at the office as usual.
  • What time are you coming home tonight?
    – Around 6-ish, I guess.
    ※ blue-ish, green-ish
  • Do you have any plan for tonight? / What’s your plan for tonight?
    – I don’t have any plans.
    – I’ve already got a plan.
  • Are you working this weekend?
    – I will go on a business trip from Thursday until next Monday.

旅行の予定

  • Do you have any plans for the next/upcoming vacation?
    – I don’t have any plans.
    – I have no idea.
    – I’d like to visit my friend in Hawaii.
  • What’s your budget?
    – Around two grand (in Canadian dollar).

予定の変更

  • Are you still available/free next Sunday?
  • Do you remember we plan to have potluck dinner?
  • What should I bring?
    – Anything would be fine.
  • What time will be convenient for you?
    – Oops, I’ve double-booked myself…
    – Can we do it on another day?
    – I am terribly sorry, but I need to cancel our dinner because I will be on a business trip.

#16 日常会話 – 家族との会話 –

仕事や学校から帰って家族や夫婦での会話を、実際にあったことを交えながらお話しています。

使った英文や単語

挨拶

  • How was your day / school?
  • Anything special?

返事

  • It was 〜.
  • It was good.
  • Pretty good. / Not bad.
  • Same as usual.
  • It was just an awful day.

具体的な話

  • What’s wrong?
  • So, because of the fewer immigrants who are coming to my French school, they decided to cancel a couple of classes. They are downsizing to 2 days a week.
  • That’s too bad. / That’s bummer.
  • What’s the point?
  • That’s all.

話題を変える

  • So anyways,
  • By the way,
  • Let’s talk about something else.

今日のこと

  • I met ~ at the grocery store today.
  • One of my friends told me an interesting story today 〜 (that she and your (husband) friend were working at the same office.)
  • You know what,
  • She is moving out of the town.
  • Did you bring in the laundry?
  • No, not yet.

反論

  • That’s what you said.
  • I’m tired of asking you 〜.
  • It’s (The way of your folding is) totally different.
  • Well, I was trying to do 〜.
  • I needed to walk my dog before it gets dark. Don’t you think so?

同意

  • That’s true. / You’re right.
  • I think so. / I guess so.
  • That makes sense.