Nate英会話Lab 007:BALIでTOURを値切る(BARTERING)

VOCABULARY(単語)

INTRO:

wonderful

sake brewery

sake shots

speed karaoke

timely

that would be

MACHIKAIWA:

I’m looking for….

surfing tour

adventurous

forest

river

water sports

white water rafter rafting

beginners

price

transportation is included

I see…

how about 55?

that’s too low

mountains

a 2-hour rafting tour

you get to eat a free lunch

pick you up

rafting area

beautiful place

how would you like to pay?

let’s sign you up!

SETSUME TIME:

1) I’ve never done that kind of thing before. Is it OK for beginners?

imagine

have you packed your bags yet?

i haven’t packed my bags yet.
i’ve never packed my bags. xxx

i’ve never eaten frog
I’ve never studied African.
I’ve never eaten kangaroo

kangaroo jerky

that kind of thing

that kind of….

I’ve never eaten that kind of manju

white water rafting

2) That’s a little high, isn’t it?

high or low

high=expensive
low=cheap

what’s the difference between…?

negative feeling

it depends….

you want a reaction from the staff

friendly atmosphere

technique

refrigerator

negative question

grammar term

we know the information

if your at home, and you look in the refrigerator…

we have a lot of food, don’t we?

I’m drinking tea in the cafe….

You’re drinking tea again, aren’t?

3) Can you give me a discount?

Can I get a discount?

trick question

both are ok

which one is better in Japanese?

subject

4) How about 40?

useful

precise

formal

casual

bartering

ridiculous

how about eating ramen in the best ramen shop in Fukuoka?

I’ll go by myself.

souvenir

5) Alright, that sounds good. It’s a deal.

business people

shake hands

make a contract

both are ok

NATES QUESTION TIME:

Have you ever bartered in a foreign country?

what does barter mean?

negotiate

to get a lower price

how was it? what happened?

dirty street

outside shop

stalls

found

that seems a little expensive…

that kind of stall..

tried to get a 1000 yen discount

goal

was it ok?

stayed at a high price

my dad suddenly appeared

same price

surprised

he tried shake hands with the staff

not in english, in japanese

force

the staff gave up

we were surprised he has such a technique

Please let me know (about) your negotiation story.

create

he carried a box, or pack, of…

cinnamon toothpicks

strange thing

he always gave the staff the toothpick during the negotiation

friendly gesture

he took over….

he controlled the situation..

TOP 5 ANSWERS(答え)

1) I’ve never done that kind of thing before. Is it OK for beginners?
2) That’s a little high, isn’t it?
3) Can you give me a discount?
4) How about 40?
5) Alright, that sounds good. It’s a deal.

OUTRO

I cannot wake up at 5am

I’m not interested in your plan….

just relax

lay on my couch

dream of a tropical vacation

couch potato

imagine I’m in Hawaii

 


music credits:

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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