今週のWOTWは ‘old’ です。Since the year is coming to an end, we thought we’d talk about the word ‘old’. ’Old’ is an adjective that most of you are familiar with but, do you know all its nuances? It is also used in some phrases that you probably are not that familiar with. Incidentally, Old is also a surname.
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!
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!
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?
What’s the best way to study? In general or, specifically, for a test? Over the years there has been a lot of interest and research into how people learn and remember things from. Here are some tips we have for better studying. 最善の学習方法とは、いったいどのようなものでしょう？一般的な学習方法、あるいは、特にテストに向けたベストな学習方法とは？何年もの間、人はどのようにして学び、物事を覚えていくのかということに対して、多くの関心が寄せられ、調査されてきました。より良い学習のための秘訣をここに挙げていきましょう。
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！
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。