drop - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: drop1

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

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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star - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: star

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

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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deal2 - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: deal II

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

Welcome to the second part of ‘Deal’ の二つ目パーツへようこそ!Right, let’s jump right into it. Ready for the phrases?

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deal - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: deal

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「deal」です. “Deal” is a noun and a verb, and something a table can be made of. Let us show you, deal?

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distance - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: distance

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「distance」です. “Distance” is a noun and a verb, and what you want between you and certain kind of people. It is also used in a couple of intereting phrases. Ready, let’s go!

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marvel - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: marvel

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「marvel」です. “Marvel”, apart from being a little comic brand with quite a few minor film franchises, is also a verb and a noun. It’s one of those English words we got from the Normans, even though we were already using ‘wonder’, which means the same. Its adjective is ‘marvellous’ (or ‘marvelous’ if you’re American), just what this WOTW series is, right?

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wait - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: wait

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「wait」です. “Wait” is a verb and a noun, and it’s also used in a few phrases and phrasal verbs. So, let’s not wait any longer!

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float - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: float

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

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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lazy - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: lazy

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

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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cough - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: cough

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

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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Thoughts from the triplog

Autumn Workshops

秋のセミナー、ワークショップ

It’s still blazing hot in between the typhoons, but Autumn is soon approaching. Here is our Autumn Workshop and Seminar schedule. Get your diary out.
残暑が続く中、台風も次々と近づいていますが、秋はすぐそこまで来ています。 秋のワークショップ、セミナーをご案内しますのでチェックしてください!

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How to learn English faster and better

速く効果的に英語を学ぶコツ

There is a simple secret to learning English faster and better. Reading. Yes, reading!?! And reading a lot! This is called extensive reading and it is probably the best thing you can do outside of language lessons to improve your English. Here we will explain some of the reasons why it is so effective.
英語を速く効果的に学ぶための、シンプルな秘密があります。それは、読むこと!たくさん読むことが大事なんです!「多読」は、英会話レッスン以外の時間に自分で出来る最良の学習法と言えます。今回は、なぜ読むことが効果的なのかをお伝えしたいと思います。

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The Story of English and ELF

英語の歴史、世界共通語としての英語

There are many good reasons to learn English, one of them is because it has become a global language, the lingua franca. What makes English work as a global language is not just the questionable influence of the British Empire - which has a lot to answer for - but its flexibility, something that has developed due to it’s history.
英語を学ぶべき理由はたくさんあります。英語が世界共通語”リンガ・フランカ”であることも、その1つです。
英語を世界共通語にしたのはイギリス帝国だと言われていますが(もちろんそれは大きな側面ではありますが)、実際は英語が持つ柔軟性であり、歴史が言語を形成してきたのです。

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