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

WOTW: toll

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「toll」です。’Toll’ is a verb and a noun. The noun is usually seen in word partnerships. As per usual, we will also give you an interesting use for it so that you can casually throw it around in conversation and sound more natural.

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

WOTW: suit

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「suit」です。’Suit’ is a verb and a noun. We’ll have a look at the noun first, but keep on reading for the verb, one phrasal verb, and a couple of interesting idioms!

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

WOTW: long

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「long」です。’Long’ is most commonly used as an adjective, but it is also a noun, a verb, and an adverb. Can you believe that? Keep on reading to learn more!

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

WOTW: circle

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「circle」です。’Circle’ is a noun or a verb. There is also an idiom to describe what some shy people or people who are trying to hide something do sometimes. Keep on reading to know more!

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

WOTW: colour

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「colour」です。’Colour’ (or ‘color’ in its spelling on the other side of the pond) can be a noun, a verb, or an adjective. There are also a couple of idioms that you can use. Let’s have a look!

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

WOTW: immerse

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「immerse」です。’Immerse’ is a verb. Its primary meaning is to go in and under the water, but it can also be used metaphorically. Its noun form is ‘immersion’. Today we’re going to have a look at both or then, together with the adjective, ‘immersive’. Let’s see!

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

WOTW: view

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「view」です。’View’ can be a noun or a verb. It is also used in many phrases. Let’s have a look!

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

WOTW: estrange

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「estrange」です。’Estrange’ may confuse some people because it sounds similar to ‘strange’, which is a more common word than ‘estrange’. However “estrange” is a formal verb with a general meaning of separation, of relationships turning sour, or disconnection. Let’s have a look!

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WOTW: nose

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「nose」です。You are probably familiar with ’nose’ as a noun, but did you know it can also be a verb? It is also used in quite a few idioms. Let’s have a look!

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WOTW: bright

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「bright」です。’Bright’ is an adjective with with more than just one meaning. Keep on reading to know more!

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Thoughts from the triplog

Common Errors Japanese Learners Make

日本人によくある英語の間違い

There are a number of common errors that Japanese learners make that affect both beginners and advanced level students. So here are 6 common errors to work on.
初心者でも上級者でも、日本人がよくやりがちな英語の間違いというのがありますが、これらを改善することで英語力をすぐに上達させることができます。それでは6つの典型的な例を見ていきましょう。

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How to study at home

自宅学習の仕方

One of the principle difficulties students have when learning a language is knowing what to study at home between lessons. So here are some pointers on how to study at home.
英語学習者にとって、レッスン以外の時間に自宅でどんな勉強をすれば良いか、というのは悩みの1つだと思います。そこで今回は、自宅学習の方法についてご紹介します。

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How to practice pronuncing L & R sounds

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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