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WOTW: new

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

Out with the old and in with the NEW! 2019年の初めのWOTWは ‘new’ です。’New’ is an adjective, but it can also be an adverb. Ready? Let’s go!

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WOTW: old

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

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.

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WOTW: drop 3

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは ‘drop’ を使っている表現についてです。The following expressions and phrasal verbs are some of those using ‘drop’. We promise we’ll drop ‘drop’ after this post! 行きましょう!

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WOTW: drop 2

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは ‘drop’ の名刺についてのポストです。’Drop’ as a noun has one or two surprises. Let’s have a look, shall we?

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WOTW: drop 1

- 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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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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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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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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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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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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Thoughts from the triplog

How to use Katakana to Learn English

カタカナ語を使った英語学習法

As adult language we can take advantage of some shortcuts to help speed up the learning process. One simple way is to find words that are almost the same in both languages. This is quite common among languages, such as Spanish and Italian, that have a common origin, but what about with English and Japanese? Of course, you already know the answer: katakana words.

大人だからこそ使える、言語習得の近道があります。簡単な方法の一つは、二つの言語でほぼ同じ単語を見つけることです。これはスペイン語やイタリア語など、共通起源の言語同士では大変一般的な方法ですが、英語と日本語の場合はどうでしょうか?もちろん皆さんはすでに答えを知っていますね、つまりカタカナ語です。

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What types of language lesson do you like?

あなたはどんな英語レッスンが好きですか?

What kind of English lesson do you like? What kind of lesson helps you learn English the best? I’m sure you all have your own ideas about the best way to learn English, and over the years there have been a number of different styles in teaching a second language that have been in and out of fashion in the English classroom. To help you understand some of the approaches that we, and others use, we thought we’d give you a brief review of the popular styles in English teaching, that way you can understand more of what we do and think about what works best for you.

あなたはどんな英語レッスンが好きですか?どのようなレッスン方法が一番英語を学びやすいですか?最良の英語学習については、皆さんそれぞれの考え方があると思います。英語教室の第二言語教授法については、これまでも流行に左右されながら様々な種類が存在しました。私たちや他の教室で使用しているいくつかのアプローチをより理解していただくために、英語教育で一般的に用いられている教授スタイルについての簡単なレビューを共有したいと思います。私たちの英語学習についてもっと理解して頂き、あなたにとって一番良い方法についても考えてみて下さい。

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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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