A Union Buster Confesses: An authorized, complete, reprint by Martin Jay Levitt, Terry Conrow Toczynski

By Martin Jay Levitt, Terry Conrow Toczynski

I hadn't felt apprehensive through the sunny, one-hour flight from Reno to San Diego. yet as I sat there on the speakers' desk on the head of the cavernous Hyatt Islandia convention room, my throat all at once felt dry. Beads of chilly sweat crawled down my brow and underarms. prior to me, stuffed into the corridor round the unending rows of folding tables, sat 400 union males, powerful, thick-armed, sunburned workmen who had amassed for the 1988 Western convention of the Brotherhood of Carpenters.

I attempted to masks my panic with small speak and smiles, yet whereas I waited for my identify to be known as my center beat uncontrollably and my hands have been clammy. Then, from someplace off within the distance, it appeared, I heard my identify introduced; inside my head the speaker's voice used to be muffled through my booming heartbeat and the sound of my very own heavy respiring. I don't take into account status up or strolling to the microphone, yet without notice there i used to be, clutching the rostrum.

The auditorium fell silent. A roomful of eyes met mine, bearing secrets and techniques i couldn't learn, or dared now not. I dipped my head in order that my lips nearly touched the microphone, and with out my prepared it, a throaty sigh escaped into the sound method and ricocheted off the ceiling and partitions.

I had no selection yet to start: "I come from a truly soiled enterprise. ..."

--From the Foreword

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Sure. I’ll drop by in the morning on my way downtown. 14. 집에 오는 길에 우연히 친구를 만났습니다. On my way home, I happened to meet a friend. 15. 오늘 퇴근하는 길에 술 한 잔 합시다. Let’s have a drink on the way home from work today. 16. 고향에 가는 길에 할아버지 산소에 들렀습니다. On the way to my hometown, I stopped by my grandfather’s grave. ‫׮‬द‫ח‬৔য‫݈۽‬ೞ૑݈ইঠ૑ 17. A: 어디 가십니까? Where are you going? B: 회사에 가는 길입니다. I’m on my way to the office [“company”]. 18. A: 여행 갔다 오십니까? Are you on your way back from a trip? B: 네, 제주도에 갔다 오는 길입니다. Yes, I’m on my way back from Cheju Island.

In the following imagined exchanges, fill in the blanks with the appropriate indirect quotation form based on the conversation you imagine you had. 8. A: 이 사진 왜 가지고 왔습니까? B: 선영 씨가 어릴 때 사진을 ________________________. 9. A: 무슨 일이 생겼습니까? 좀 이야기해 주십시오. B: 준호 씨가 아무한테도 __________________________. 10. A: 모리 씨, 사전 좀 빌려 주세요. 모리: 지금 없습니다. 스즈키 씨가 ____________________ 빌려 줬습니다. [“because he asked me to lend it to him”] Exercise 5: Practice with –잖아(요) Respond to the “A” sentences using the form –잖아(요) to remind “A” of something that he or she was supposed to know already.

With –(으)ㄹ 테니(까) Th is pattern combines the intention / expectation pattern –(을) 테– with the sequential pattern –(으)니(까) (here meaning because or since). Note that in this particular combination, the first clause using –(을) 테니(까) is almost always followed by a command in the second clause. 25. 내일 아침 수술할 테니까 오늘 하루 종일 아무것도 먹지 마세요. Please don’t eat anything at all today since they will be operating on you tomorrow morning. 3. Quoted Commands with –(으)라고 (말)하–, 달라고 하– These patterns for indirect commands and requests were covered in Lessons 27 and 28 of Continuing Korean.

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