Fellow students! Let me (1 ) myself. My name is Sato Keiko and I come from Sakai, Osaka Prefecture. I (2 ) from Minami High School but failed last year’s college entrance exams. I should have studied harder in my high school days. I chose this university because I like the school atmosphere. I’m very happy to be with you here. My (3 ) is playing the electric guitar and I hope I can take part in the 4 popular music ( ). Someday I hope to perform rock and roll on the stage with my boyfriend. That’s my dream. My father, however, is always complaining that I should not be so crazy about music but (5 ) my attention on my studies. Since I am no longer a child, I ought to be responsible for what I do. Gather roses while you may. Everything’s coming up roses. Thank you very much for your attention.
come from school tradition no longer roses while you may. (cf. There’s no time like the present. come up roses ➩ school atmosphere take part in ( participate in ) Gather
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I should not be so crazy about music but should concentrate my attention on my studies. I should have studied harder in my high school days.
a national (public/private) university freshman senior the first (/second) semester fresher sophomore, education take (/study) a subject faculty of economics a junior college junior, engineering
L (a) I ought to ( L
ought to ought not to have should) be responsible for what I do.
ought to have should not have
(b) He was late for the exam. He should (
ought to) have left home earlier.
(c) I should not ( ought not to) have eaten between meals.
Gather roses while you may.
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(a) Where there’s a will, there’s a way. (b) A rolling stone gathers no moss.
) your promise. ) has some defects. You ( ) not ( )
Even our ( of such a trifle.
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) the book. ) both science and
) been interested (
You ( ) ( assigned it to you one month ago.
) finished the repor t, for I
1. She ( way / lost / her / have / can’t), for she (several times / has / to this university / come ).
2. Borrowers (the library / more than / of / may not / five books / take out) at a time.
3. He said (his dictionary / have / he / the classroom /might / in / left).
4. (need / is / indeed / a friend / in / a friend).
5. (dull / Jack / a / no play / all work / and / make / boy).
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That’s all. Gather roses while you may. come up roses roses