WOTW: intuit

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは『intuit』です。’Intuit’ is not a very common verb. It means to know or understand something because of a feeling that you have rather than because of factual information. It is much more common to find it in its noun and adjective forms. Today we will have a look at the three, plus the adverb. Ready? Let’s go!

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WOTW: waste

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは『waste』です。’Waste’ is not only a verb or a noun, it can also be an adjective. Let’s see!

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WOTW: game

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは『game』です。’Game’ is a widely used noun, most commonly together with the verb ‘play’ and the adjective ‘fun’. It can also be an adjective. But what if we tell you that it has to do with lions and impalas too? Keep on reading to find out how.

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WOTW: roof

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Week「roof」です。’Roof’ is a noun or a verb. As with other words in English, we can get creative and use it in very visual phrases.

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WOTW: string

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Week「string」です。’String’ is a noun or an adjective, often appearing in its plural form or as a modifier. It can also be a verb.

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WOTW: visit

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Week「visit」です。’Visit’ can be a verb or a noun.

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WOTW: help

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは『help』です。’Help’ is a verb, but it can also be used as a noun and, in one certain instance, as an adjective.

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WOTW: pack

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは『pack』です。’Pack’ can be a noun, a verb, an adjective, and even a suffix!

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WOTW: complain

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWOTWは『complain』です。’Complain’ is a verb that is very commonly misused as a noun, given that the noun is spelled a little differently. We’ve also found that a lot of people in Japan use ‘claim’ when they really should be using ‘complain’.

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Thoughts from the triplog

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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How to study more effectively

​​より効果的な学習方法

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。

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Autumn Workshops

秋のセミナー、ワークショップ

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!

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