5-2 “Asking About Furniture and Places to Live”

Module 5, Unit 2

“Asking About Furniture and Places to Live”

Base Sentences – (616-630)

616 We’re looking for a house to rent for the summer.

616 私たちは、夏に向けてレンタルする家を探しています。

617 Are you trying to find a furnished house?

617 あなたは、家具付きの家を見つけようとしている?

618 This split-level house is for rent. It’s a bargain.

618 このスプリットレベルの家は家賃のためのものです。これは掘り出し物です。

619 That house is for sale. It has central heating.

619 その家は販売のためである。これは、セントラルヒーティングを持っています。

620 We have a few kitchen things and a dining room set.

620 我々は、いくつかのキッチンのものとダイニングルームセットを持っている。

621 This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the basement.

621 これは面白い間取りです。私の地下室を見せてください。

622 The roof has leaks in it, and the front steps need to be fixed.

622 屋根はそれにリークを有しており、前面のステップは修正される必要がある。

623 We’ve got to get a bed and a dresser for the bedroom.

623 私たちは、ベッドとベッドルームのためにドレッサーを得るようになってきました。

624 Does the back door have a lock on it?

624 バックドアは、それにロックを持っていますか?

625 They’ve already turned on the electricity. The house is ready.

625 彼らはすでに電気をオンしました。家は準備ができています。

626 I’m worried about the appearance of the floor. I need to wax it.

626 私は床の出現が心配だ。私はそれをワックスする必要があります。

627 If you want a towel, look in the linen closet.

627 あなたはタオルが必要な場合は、リネンのクローゼットの中に見える。

628 What style furniture do you have? Is it traditional?

628 あなたはどのようなスタイルの家具がありますか?それは伝統的な?

629 We have drapes for the living room, but we need kitchen curtains.

629 私たちは、リビングルームのためにカーテンを持っているが、我々は台所のカーテンを必要とする。

630 The house needs painting. It’s in bad condition.

630 家は塗装を必要とします。それは悪い状態である。

Verb Study

1. worry (worried, worrying, worries) about

(A) I’m worried about the appearance of the floor. (B) Aren’t you worried about the roof? It has leaks in it. (C) I’m worrying about my new job. (D) There’s nothing to worry about. (E) Mr. Cooper worries about his health. (F) Did you worry about me while I was away? (G) I’m worried about our front steps. They need to be fixed. (H) I’ve never known anybody who worried as much as you do.(A)私は床の出現が心配だ。 (B)は、屋根については心配していないしていますか?それはそれでリークされています。 (C)私は新しい仕事を心配しています。 (D)は心配することは何もありません。 (E)氏クーパーは彼の健康を心配している。私が留守の間(F)あなたは私を心配しましたか? (G)私は私たちの正面の階段が心配だ。彼らは、固定する必要があります。 (H)私は、あなたがそうであるように同じくらい心配して誰も知らなかった。

2. rent (rented, renting, rents)

(A) We’re looking for a house to rent for the summer. (B) Who rented the house next door to you? (C) We’re renting this house for the summer. (D) Would you rather rent the house than buy it? (E) Who’s renting your house in Florida this winter? (F) Did you rent this house just for the summer? (G) She rents two houses: one for the summer; and one for the winter. (H) I’m sorry. We’ve already rented the house to somebody else.(A)私たちは、夏に向けてレンタルする家を探しています。 (B)は、誰があなたの隣に家を借りて? (C)私たちは、夏に向けて、この家を借りています。それを買うよりも、(D)するのではなく家を借りますか? (E)誰がこの冬はフロリダであなたの家を借りるのですか? (F)あなただけの夏のためにこの家を借りましたか? ;と冬用の夏用1:(G)彼女が両院をレンタル。 (H)ごめんなさい。我々はすでに他の誰かに家を借りてきました。

3. show (showed, showing)

(A) This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the basement. (B) The usher will show you to your seats. (C) The salesman showed me a new car yesterday afternoon. (D) She’s sick, but she doesn’t show it. (E) The waiter is showing them to a table. (F) Mr. Cooper is going to show me his new house at 2 o’clock. (G) Why didn’t you show me the front steps? They need to be fixed. (H) May I show you to the door?(A)これは面白い間取りです。私の地下室を見せてください。 (B)の到来を告げる、あなたの席にあなたが表示されます。 (C)セールスマンは私に新しい車昨日の午後を示した。 (D)彼女は病気だが、彼女はそれを表示されません。 (E)ウェイターがテーブルにそれらを見せている。 (F)氏クーパーは2時に私に彼の新しい家を表示するように起こっている。 (G)どうしてあなたは私の前の手順を示さなかった?彼らは、固定する必要があります。 (H)私はあなたのドアに表示される場合があり?

4. wax (waxing, waxed, waxes)

(A) I need to wax the floor. (B) Did you wax your car yesterday as you planned to? (C) I couldn’t wax the car because it rained all day. (D) My car looked new after I finished waxing it. (E) My wife waxed the dining room table because we were having guests. (F) John waxes his car once a month. (G) This floor needs waxing. Look at its appearance! (H) When was the last time you waxed the kitchen floor?

(A)私は床をワックスする必要があります。あなたがする予定通り(B)は、昨日あなたの車をワックスしましたか? 、それが一日中降ったので(C)私が車をワックスことができませんでした。私はワックスがけにそれを終えた後、(D)私の車は、新たに見えた。我々は、ゲストを持っていたので、(E)私の妻はダイニングルームのテーブルをワックス。月に一度(F)ジョンワックスは彼の車。 (G)このフロアはワックスがけが必要です。その外観を見て! (H)は台所の床をワックス最後はいつでしたか?

Word/Phrase Substitution Drills

1a We’re looking for a house to rent for the summer.

1b We’re looking for an apartment to rent for the summer.

1c We’re looking for a cottage to rent for the summer.

1d We’re looking for a cabin to rent for the summer.

1e We’re looking for a room to rent for the summer.

2a Are you trying to find a furnished house?

2b Are you trying to find an unfurnished house?

2c Are you trying to find a 3-bedroom house?

2d Are you trying to find an inexpensive house?

3a This split-level house is for rent. It’s a bargain.

3b This colonial style house is for rent. It’s a bargain.

3c This efficiency apartment is for rent. It’s a bargain.

3d This duplex apartment is for rent. It’s a bargain.

3e This third-floor room is for rent. It’s a bargain.

4a That house is for sale. It has central heating.

4b That house is for sale. It has air conditioning.

4c That house is for sale. It has a nice fireplace.

4d That house is for sale. It has a big back yard.

4e That house is for sale. It has all the modern conveniences.

4f That house is for sale. It has a double garage.

5a We have a few kitchen things and a dining room set.

5b We have a few kitchen things and a few pieces of furniture.

5c We have a few kitchen things and some antiques.

5d We have a few kitchen things and an automatic washing machine.

6a This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the basement.

6b This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the attic.

6c This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the hallway.

6d This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the laundry room.

6e This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the den.

6f This is an interesting floor plan. Please show me the stairway.

7a The roof has leaks in it, and the front steps need to be fixed.

7b The roof has leaks in it, and the house needs to be painted.

7c The roof has leaks in it, and the grass needs cutting.

7d The roof has leaks in it, and the flower beds have to be weeded.

7e The roof has leaks in it, and the side door ought to be repaired.

8a We’ve got to get a bed and a dresser for the bedroom.

8b We’ve got to get a sofa and chair for the living room.

8c We’ve got to get a lamp and a desk for the den.

8d We’ve got to get a mirror and a rug for the bathroom.

8e We’ve got to get a sink and a stove for the kitchen.

8f We’ve got to get a telephone stand for the hallway.

8g We’ve got to get a refrigerator for the kitchen.

9a Does the back door have a lock on it?

9b Does the mailbox have a number on it?

9c Does the front porch have a street number on it?

9d Does the garage have a sliding door on it?

9e Does the wall have a picture on it?

10a They’ve already turned on the electricity. The house is ready.

10b They’ve already installed the telephone. The house is ready.

10c They’ve already carpeted the floors. The house is ready.

10d They’ve already put in the plumbing. The house is ready.

10e They’ve already completed the interior. The house is ready.

11a I’m worried about the appearance of the floor. I need to wax it.

11b I’m worried about the looks of the woodwork. I need to scrub it.

11c I’m worried about the condition of the steps. I need to repair it.

12a If you want a towel, look in the linen closet.

12b If you want some sheets, look down in the laundry room.

12c If you want a trunk, look up in the attic.

12d If you want scissor , look over the table.

12e If you want your shoes, look down under the bed.

12f If you want a paper clip, look inside the drawer of the desk.

12g If you want a wastebasket, look beside the desk.

13a What style furniture do you have? Is it traditional?

13b What style furniture do you have? Is it modern?

13c What style furniture do you have? Is it period furniture?

13d What style furniture do you have? Is it rattan?

14a We have drapes, but we need kitchen curtains.

14b We have drapes, but we need pictures to hang on the walls.

14c We have drapes, but we need paint to paint the house with.

14d We have drapes, but we need carpets for the floor.

15a The house needs painting. It’s in bad condition.

15b The house needs repairing. It’s in bad condition.

15c The house needs remodeling. It’s in bad condition.

16a What style furniture will you buy?

16b What style of furniture will you buy?

16c What type furniture will you buy?

16d What type of furniture will you buy?

16e What kind of furniture will you buy?

16f What sort of furniture will you buy?

Reading Practice

There are many things to consider when you are looking for a house, whether you intend to buy or only rent. After all, it is going to be your home, perhaps for quite a long time, and you want to be happy with it. あなたが家を探している際に考慮すべき多くのことは、あなたが購入したりのみ賃貸するつもりかどうか、があります。結局のところ、それは非常に長い時間のために、おそらく、あなたの家になるだろう、そしてあなたはそれで幸せになりたい。

You have to decide exactly what kind of house you want, how much you can afford to pay, and the type of neighborhood you wish to live in. あなたが支払う余裕ができますどのくらいしたい家の正確に何種類を決定する必要があり、近所の種類あなたは住みたい

Last week my wife and I arranged to see a house that was for sale. The agent said it might need a few repairs, but he thought we should look at it anyway. He told us it was a bargain. 先週私の妻と私は、販売のためにあった家を見るように配置されている。エージェントは、それがいくつかの修理を必要とするかもしれないと述べたが、彼は、我々はとにかくそれを見てくださいと思った。彼はそれが掘り出し物だった私たちに語った。

Some bargain! The roof leaked and the plumbing didn’t work. The front steps were broken and the back door had no lock on it. It needed to be painted both inside and outside. It was in terrible condition. いくつかの掘り出し物!屋根は漏洩や配管はうまくいきませんでした。フロントステップが壊れてバックドアは、それにはロックがありませんでしたた。これは、内側と外側の両方を塗装する必要がありました。それはひどい状態にあった。

“What do you think?” the agent asked. “It isn’t exactly what we want,” we told him. “You’re very difficult to please,” he said. “Perhaps you’d better have your house custom built.” “あなたはどう思いますか?”エージェントが尋ねた。 “それは我々が望むものを正確ではありませんが、”私たちは彼に言った。 “あなたはお願いすることは非常に困難だ”と彼は言った。 “おそらく、あなたはより良いあなたの家のカスタム構築されなければならないと思います。”

Questions

1. What should you consider before buying a house? You should consider whether or not to buy or to rent. You should also consider exactly what kind of house you want, how much you can afford to pay and the type of neighborhood you wish to live in.

2. What did the agent tell my wife and me about the house that was for sale? He said the house might need a few repairs but we should look at it anyway. He also told us that it was a bargain.

3. What was wrong with the house? The roof leaked and the plumbing didn’t work. The front steps were broken and the back door had no lock on it. It was in terrible condition.

4. Do you think this house was a good “bargain”? No. Certainly not!

5. What did the agent say when we told him we didn’t want this house? He said that we were difficult to please and that we had better have our house custom built.

Conversation Practice

AGENT: Good morning! May I help you? MR. PITT: Yes, you may. My wife and I are interested in renting a house for the summer. MRS. PITT: We want something near the beach, if you have it. AGENT: Do you want a furnished house or an unfurnished one? MRS. PITT: Furnished. But we have our own sheets and towels. AGENT: Very well. How long do you want the house? All summer? MR. PITT: No, not all summer. Just for six weeks. AGENT: I’m afraid I can only rent it for two months. MR. PITT: My vacation is only for six weeks, but I think my brother and his family would take it for the other two weeks. MRS. PITT: Is the house in good condition? AGENT: Yes, it is. It was just painted it has all the modern conveniences, including air conditioning. MRS. PITT: Wonderful. Let’s take it, John. MR. PITT: Not so fast, Eva. We haven’t seen it yet, and we have no idea how much it costs.

Word List

air conditioning

antique

appearance

attic

automatic

back

bargain

bedroom

beside

cabin

central heating

colonial

condition

convenience

cottage

curtain

den

double

drapes

drawer

dresser

duplex

efficiency

electricity

fireplace

floor plan

flower bed

front

furnished

garage

grass

hallway

inexpensive

interior

laundry

leak

linen

lock

looks

mirror

modern

paint

paper clip

period

plumbing

porch

rattan

refrigerator

roof

room

scissors

set

sheet

sink

sliding

sofa sofa

split-level

stairway

stand

step

stove

style แบบ

towel

traditional

trunk

unfurnished

washing machine

wastebasket

woodwork

yard สนม

VERB FORMS

carpet

cut, cut (p. and p. part.)

hang, hung (p. and p. part.)

install

need

paint

put in

remodel

rent

repair

scrub

wax

weed

EXPRESSIONS

for rent

for sale

have got to

SUPPLEMENTARY WORD LIST

(Conversation and Reading Practice)

agent

vacation

custom built

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s