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: float

今週のWord of the Weekは「float」です. “Float” is a verb and noun, as well as something you want to make sure you know how to do during a flood.

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WOTW: lazy

今週のWord of the Weekは「lazy」です. “Lazy” is an adjective you don’t want to be too much of. Not if you want to get things done! So let’s not be lazy and get down to work, shall we?

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WOTW: cough

今週のWord of the Weekは「cough」です. A “cough” is not a nice thing to have, we know, but it’s a good thing to know how to use both the noun and the verb, plus the phrasal verbs are so interesting!

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