中高生の基礎英語 in English Topic 10 Day 5
Tell me about your hometown.
Mike: Yeah. I will.
Jane: Tell me about your hometown. What is it famous for?
Mike: I’m from Liverpool, England, in the UK. The city is famous for its art galleries, museums and theaters.
Jane: Liverpool? That’s the birthplace of the Beatles! I’m a fan of their music.
Mike: Really? Then you should visit the Liverpool Beatles Museum. It’s a must-see.
Jane: I would love to.
Mike: How about your hometown, Jane?
Jane: I’m from San Diego, California, in the United States. The weather is sunny all year round. It’s famous for its beautiful beaches.
Mike: That’s sounds nice!
Jane: Also, you should go to the San Diego Zoo. You can see lots of amazing animals like koalas and polar bears. I’m going to go there with my sister during summer vacation.
Mike: Sounds fun!
It’s famous for its many big towns.
Towns, ah, you mean areas? Big areas? For example?
For example, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ueno, Asakusa, Harajuku.
Yes, many areas.
Which area do you recommend?
I recommend Asakusa.
Okay. So, what is a must-see in Asakusa?
Sensoji is a must-see.
Oh, what can we do there?
You can visit Sensoji and you can… omikuji.
We can do omikuji.
Okay. Then after visiting the temple, what should we do?
You can enjoy shopping on Nakamise Street.
Oh, sounds nice. What kind of things can we see on that street?
On Nakamise Street, Japanese culture goods.
What , for example?
Samurai goods. And Japanese sweets.
Japanese sweets? Food?
It’s your turn!
WORDS & PHRASES
busy area 混雑したエリア
get your fortune あなたの運勢を知る
to tell you the truth 本当のことを言うと
used to think … （かつては）～と考えていたものだ