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

WOTW: except

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘except’ です。’Except’ is a preposition and it’s probably the first preposition to make it to the Word of the Week series, I think. In addition, this word is also a conjunction (first time as well?) and a verb. Many people get it mixed with ‘expect’ and even ‘accept’.

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

WOTW: wet

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘wet’ です。’Wet’ is a word that we are bound to use a lot these days, being as we are in the middle of the rainy season. It’s also one of those English words that can be more than one and even more than two parts of the speech. In this case, we find ourselves facing an adjective, a verb, and a noun. It is also to be found in a few phrases. If you feel that is something that might interest you, keep on reading!

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

WOTW: accompany

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘accompany’ です。’Accompany’ is a ‘friendly’ verb. It likes food and music, although there is also an instance in which it is not as nice. We would very much like it if you accompanied us as we discover the different ways this word can be used. Let’s see…

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

WOTW: public

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘public’ です。’Public’ is an adjective and a noun. This instalment of WOTW also comes with a few phrases with the word ‘public’ in them. So, without further ado, let’s make this public...

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

WOTW: swelter

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW はとても単刀直入です。'Swelter’ という言葉です。’Swelter’ is a verb and a noun, but it is probably more often used in its adjective form, that is, ‘sweltering’. We think you’ll be able to use it for the next couple of months or so. Patience!

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

WOTW: mount

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'mount’ です。’Mount’ is a verb and a noun. It’s also used in at least one phrase that we know of. You thought it was just Fuji’s first name? Let’s have a look...

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

WOTW: explore

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'explore’ です。’Explore’ is a verb, but how many different ways can we use it? We can use it in geography, medicine, business… Let’s explore that, shall we?

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

WOTW: real

- Tim Lake

今週の #WOTW は 'real’ です。’Real’ is an adjective and an adverb. We also use it in a few phrases. Let’s start with the adjective.

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

WOTW: become

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'become’ です。’Become’ is a verb you surely have used in at least one way, but did you know it has more than one meaning? And more than two! Let’s have a look.

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

WOTW: sneak

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'sneak’ です。’Sneak’ is a verb (sometimes phrasal), a noun, and an adjective, as well as something some of us are thinking of doing these days. (Stay home!) Let’s have a look at the verb first.

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Thoughts from the triplog

9 Tips for getting a better TOEIC score.

TOEICのスコアアップのための9つのコツ

Knowing when to use a, an and the, is one of the hardest things for Japanese learners, partly because there isn’t an equivalent in Japanese. It came up again in a lesson and so we thought we give you a quick explanation.

“a”, “an”、そして”the”の適切な使い方を理解するのは、日本人の英語学習者にとって最も難しいことの1つです。これらに相当する日本語がないことが理由の一つかもしれません。レッスンでもまた話題になりましたので、ここで簡単な説明をしたいと思います。

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A, An and The - Are you confused?

A, Anと The

Knowing when to use a, an and the, is one of the hardest things for Japanese learners, partly because there isn’t an equivalent in Japanese. It came up again in a lesson and so we thought we give you a quick explanation.

“a”, “an”、そして”the”の適切な使い方を理解するのは、日本人の英語学習者にとって最も難しいことの1つです。これらに相当する日本語がないことが理由の一つかもしれません。レッスンでもまた話題になりましたので、ここで簡単な説明をしたいと思います。

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Why You Can't Learn English from an App.

アプリでは英語を学べない理由

An app for this and an app for that. There is a smartphone or web-app for almost everything these days, and they are extremely popular and, in most cases, useful. Of course as learners of English, or any other language, we are looking for ways to make our learning easier and more effective, and there are many popular apps for learning languages. However, the question remains, can you actually learn English through an app? The answer is yes and no. Here’s why.

これもアプリ、それもアプリで。このところ手元にはスマートフォンかウェブアプリがあるのが普通で、大変な人気を博している上に、大抵、便利ですよね。英語やその他の言語を学習する者としては、当然ながらより簡単で効果的に学習ができる方法を探し求めるものです。そして語学学習に人気のアプリは数多く存在します。しかしながら、疑問は残ります。実際のところ、アプリで英語は学べるのでしょうか? 答えはイエス、そしてノーです。その理由をご説明しましょう

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