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

WOTW: strike

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週は #グローバル気候マーチ だから、今回の #WOTW は「strike」です。そして、意味がいっぱいあるので、今のWOTWは4つのシリーズになります。'Strike' is a noun, a verb, it’s used in a couple of phrases, and it’s something that thousands of people are going to do this Friday 20th during the #GlobalClimateStrike. Today, we will be having a look at some ways we use the verb. Let’s go!

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

WOTW: aftermath

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「aftermath」です。'Aftermath' is a noun that you might have read or heard in the English language media in relation to Sunday night's typhoon. It has two meanings, though, the second one not that known since it's very specific to a certain context. Curious? Let's begin!

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

WOTW: suspend

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の WOTW は「suspend」です。You might have heard and read this word as well as ‘suspension’ in the media recently regarding Brexit. So, let’s have a look at how to use this verb, shall we?

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

WOTW: bus

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は最後の「bus」です。’Bus’, like 'street' last week, is a very common noun and something that most of us have used or use regularly. But did you know it could also be a verb? Well, it can!

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

WOTW: street

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は最後の「street」です。’Street’ is a very common noun that is also used as a modifier and in a few phrases. Let’s have a look!

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

WOTW: humid

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は最後の「humid」です。Unlike many of the words that we have seen so far, ‘humid’ is just an adjective. It means having high levels of water vapour in the air, when the air is warm and damp. Pretty straight forward, so why have we chosen it this week?

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

WOTW: hotel

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は最後の「hotel」です。Since this word is used internationally, we all know what the noun means but, what about the verb? Yes, it is also a verb. Before the verb, though, let's have a look at the noun which, by the way, has a couple of meanings you might not know!

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fly 4 - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: fly 4

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は最後の「fly」です。In this our fourth and last post on 'fly', we will have a look at some interesting phrases using 'fly", the insect.

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fly 2 - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: fly 2

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW はまた「fly」です。As we said last week, 'fly' is a verb, a noun, and an adjective. This week, we're having a look at the noun. This might come as a shock but, one of the today’s nouns actually flies!

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

WOTW: fly

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW はまた「fly」です。'Fly' is a noun and a verb, but it can also be an adjective. This week, we're having a look at the verb.

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Thoughts from the triplog

A Vocabulary Learning Tip

語彙学習のヒント

Learning new vocabulary is difficult but there is one technique that you can use to help optimise your ability to remember. In fact it’s something that you’ve probably already used if you have ever you used a language learning app such as DuoLingo, iKnow or Memrise, because they are all based around the same principle. This principle is called “spaced repetition”.

新しい語彙の習得は簡単ではありませんが、覚える力を最大限にするテクニックが1つあります。 実際には、DuoLingo、iKnow、Memriseなどの言語学習アプリを使用したことがある方なら、おそらくすでに使用しているものです。なぜならどれも同じ原理に基づいているからです。これは「間隔反復」と呼ばれます。

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How can I set goals for my English learning?

英語学習の目標はどのように設定したらいいですか?

To keep you motivated when learning English it can be helpful to set goals. This gives you something to focus on and aim for, but how can you set goals? It’s not always easy so we thought it would be helpful to give you a system for setting goals. You can use it with anything, not just learning English.

英語学習のモチベーション維持においては、目標設定が役に立ちます。あることに焦点をあてたり、目指したりするための目標ですが、どのように設定したらいいのでしょう?これは思うほど簡単ではないので、目標設定のためのシステムをご紹介いたします。英語だけでなく、何にでも使えて役に立ちます。

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How long will it take me to get better at English?

どのくらいの時間をかければ英語が上達するのでしょうか?

One thing that most learners are concerned about, and that we’ve talked about before, is improving. But, how long does it take to get better at English? It is a difficult question to answer, but there are some guidelines we can give, so that you have an idea of how much you need to work to jump up a level.

英語力の向上については多くの学習者が心配していることで、以前にも私たちで話をしたことがあります。でも、どのくらいの時間をかければ英語が上達するか?というのは難しい質問です。ただしいくつかのガイドラインはありますので、ご紹介いたします。あなたのレベルアップにあとどのくらい頑張る必要があるか、参考にして頂ければと思います。

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