One Point Lesson B02 I want to but

B02 I want to but...

I want to (A) but I can't because (B).
(A)をしたいですが、(B)という理由で出来ません。

I want to but

I want to (sleep in) but I can't because

(I have to make lunch boxes at 6am).

朝寝坊したいけど、6時にお弁当を
作らないといけないから出来ないな。

I want to but

I want to (go to Hawaii) but I can't because
(it's too expensive).

Practice #1 Questions

What do you want to do ... ?

This evening

This week

This month

This year

Practice #2 New Year’s Resolutions

This year, I want to ...

Take more time off.
study more.
exercise regularly.
work more on personal projects.
...

Sample Discussion #1 Hybrids!

A: What are you doing?

B: It's a new hybrid sport.

A: What's it called?

B: It's called karate-soccer.

A: OK. How often do you do karate-soccer?

B: Whenever I can. I just love it!

A: I want to try! Will you show me how?

B: Sure. Whenever you have time!

Sample Discussion #2

A: What are you doing?

B: It's ...

A: What's it called?

B: It's called ...

A: OK. How often do you ...?

B: Whenever I can. I just love it!

A: I want to try. Will you show me how?

B: Sure. Whenever you have time!

Do you want to ... ?

travel abroad

sing on stage

wear a kimono regularly

visit your parents more often

study another language

...

What's stopping you?

Do you want to try this?

I want to but

Talk about this picture.

I want to but

This photo encourages me to ...

I want to but

This photo encourages me to ...

I want to but

Talk about this picture.

I want to but

Talk about this picture.

I want to but

Whenever I can, I want to ...

I want to but

Advanced Discussion #1a

Talk about this student example:

I want to dry clothes on the veranda but I can’t because the pollen count is high now so I dry them in the bathroom.

Advanced Discussion #1b

Talk about this student example:

I want to take a drive around Lake Biwa but I can't because my car is being repaired.

Advanced Discussion #1c

Talk about this student example:

I want to travel somewhere but I can't because I have a full schedule this Autumn. 

Advanced Discussion #1d

Talk about this student example:

I want to eat breakfast but I can't because I will have a complete medical check-up today.

Advanced Discussion #1

Talk about unfinished or long-term projects that you work on bit by bit.

How long have you been working on them?
How often do yo get a chance to work?
What is the main thing that stops you?

Advanced Discussion #2

Discuss the differences between necessity and desire.

How do these differences influence priorities in your life?

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