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

WOTW: plant

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「plant」です。’Plant’ is a noun and a verb which does not always have to do with plants but with crime. ‘How’s that?’, you ask? Keep reading to find out about that and couple more interesting uses!

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

WOTW: toll

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「toll」です。’Toll’ is a verb and a noun. The noun is usually seen in word partnerships. As per usual, we will also give you an interesting use for it so that you can casually throw it around in conversation and sound more natural.

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

WOTW: suit

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「suit」です。’Suit’ is a verb and a noun. We’ll have a look at the noun first, but keep on reading for the verb, one phrasal verb, and a couple of interesting idioms!

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

WOTW: long

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「long」です。’Long’ is most commonly used as an adjective, but it is also a noun, a verb, and an adverb. Can you believe that? Keep on reading to learn more!

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

WOTW: circle

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「circle」です。’Circle’ is a noun or a verb. There is also an idiom to describe what some shy people or people who are trying to hide something do sometimes. Keep on reading to know more!

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

WOTW: colour

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「colour」です。’Colour’ (or ‘color’ in its spelling on the other side of the pond) can be a noun, a verb, or an adjective. There are also a couple of idioms that you can use. Let’s have a look!

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

WOTW: immerse

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「immerse」です。’Immerse’ is a verb. Its primary meaning is to go in and under the water, but it can also be used metaphorically. Its noun form is ‘immersion’. Today we’re going to have a look at both or then, together with the adjective, ‘immersive’. Let’s see!

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

WOTW: view

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「view」です。’View’ can be a noun or a verb. It is also used in many phrases. Let’s have a look!

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

WOTW: estrange

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「estrange」です。’Estrange’ may confuse some people because it sounds similar to ‘strange’, which is a more common word than ‘estrange’. However “estrange” is a formal verb with a general meaning of separation, of relationships turning sour, or disconnection. Let’s have a look!

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WOTW: nose

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は「nose」です。You are probably familiar with ’nose’ as a noun, but did you know it can also be a verb? It is also used in quite a few idioms. Let’s have a look!

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Thoughts from the triplog

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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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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