1月 2018

How to practice pronuncing L & R sounds

- Tim Lake

LとRの発音練習の仕方

Japanese learners of English have particular difficulty with pronouncing /L/ and /R/. As this is a particular problem for Japanese English learners we though we’d give you some advice on how to improve your /L/ and /R/ sounds so they sound different.
日本人の多くが、LとRの発音が上手くできないと悩んでいます。 これは日本人の典型的な問題の1つですが、今回はLとRを発音し分けるためのヒントをご紹介しましょう。

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6 tips to help you know you're improving

- Tim Lake

あなたが上達を感じるための6つのヒント

When learning anything, from English to rock climbing, it can become increasingly hard to measure your progress and see that you are improving. You feel stuck. This can be immensely frustrating and de-motivating. So here are 6 tips to help you know you’re improving.
英語であろうとロッククライミングであろうと、続けていると上達を測るのはだんだんと難しくなってくるものです。成長していないような気がしてしまいます。こうなってしまうと、苛立ちも起こりますし、モチベーションも下がります。今回は、あなたが上達を感じるための6つのヒントをお伝えしましょう。。

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Word of the Week

WOTW: rain

今週の #WOTW は「rain」です。’Rain’ can be a noun or a verb, and it’s also used in a couple of phrases. It doesn’t always mean ‘water falling from the sky’. You want to know these phrases so you can use them, so keep on reading!

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WOTW: world

今週の #WOTW は「world」です。’World’ is a noun and the word around which many an idiom has been created. Ready? Let’s go!

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WOTW: late

今週の #WOTW は「late」です。’Late’ is an adverb and an adjective, but with a little tweak it can also be turned into a noun. Interested? Well, let’s begin!

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