생활영어2009.03.05 21:39

Inviting someone 

  

# 1

   - : What time is it?
  = : It's half past nine.  Why?
  - : I'd better go now.  
  = : Already?  It's still early.  
  - : I really have to go now. I promised to be home by ten.  Thank you for inviting me.
  = : It's my pleasure.  
  - : I had a very pleasant evening.  It was a wonderful dinner. 
  = :  I hope to see you again soon. 
  - : I'd like to invite you later.  
  = : I'll look forward to it.  Thank you for coming tonight. 
  - : Thank you for having me.  Good night.
  = : Take care.

  

# 2

   - : It's been good talking with you, but I'm afraid I can't stay any longer.
  = : You mean you are leaving now?  But it's only 8 o'clock. 
  - : I wish I could stay longer but I don't think I have time.
  = : I see. 
  - : The dinner was good.  I really can't thank you enough for your hospitality.     
  = : Oh, the pleasure is all mine.  Good-bye.
  - : Bye.  Take care.

 

  

Conversation

   - : Well, it's already 11 o'clock. I'm afraid I have to go now.        
  = : Thank you for joining us tonight. We had a great time.
  - : Thank you for having me over. It was a wonderful dinner.
  = : I hope we'll get together again soon.     
  - : I hope so, too. 
  = : Here's your coat.
  - : Thank you. 
 
 
Pronounciation Clinic


going to의 축약형 발음 gonna
going to는 한 덩어리처럼 자주 쓰여 그 일 부분이 음성학적인 변화를 일으켜 새로운 관용적 약화 발음을 일으킵니다.
이는 일상 회화에서 자주 스는 표현으로서 오히려 천천히 하나씩 발음하는 것이 부자연스럽게 느껴질 수도 있는 발음임.

 long : goint to (고우잉 투) -> short : gonna (고나/거너)

 

 

 


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