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: drop2

今週のWOTWは ‘drop’ の名刺についてのポストです。’Drop’ as a noun has one or two surprises. Let’s have a look, shall we?

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WOTW: drop1

今週のWOTWは ‘drop’ です。’Drop’ is an incredibly versatile word used as a noun, a verb, and in quite a few phrases. For that reason we will be posting this WOTW in several instalments starting with verb. So, drop whatever you’re doing and let’s get to it!

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WOTW: star

今週のWOTWは ‘star’ です。’Star’ is a noun and a verb. It is also used in a series of expressions that’s a good idea to know about because seeing stars is not nice, while looking at the stars is. Intrigued? No? Either way, let’s star-t!

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