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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

Why You Can't Learn English from an App.

アプリでは英語を学べない理由

An app for this and an app for that. There is a smartphone or web-app for almost everything these days, and they are extremely popular and, in most cases, useful. Of course as learners of English, or any other language, we are looking for ways to make our learning easier and more effective, and there are many popular apps for learning languages. However, the question remains, can you actually learn English through an app? The answer is yes and no. Here’s why.

これもアプリ、それもアプリで。このところ手元にはスマートフォンかウェブアプリがあるのが普通で、大変な人気を博している上に、大抵、便利ですよね。英語やその他の言語を学習する者としては、当然ながらより簡単で効果的に学習ができる方法を探し求めるものです。そして語学学習に人気のアプリは数多く存在します。しかしながら、疑問は残ります。実際のところ、アプリで英語は学べるのでしょうか? 答えはイエス、そしてノーです。その理由をご説明しましょう

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A Thought on Mindset

物の見方、Mindsetについての考え

Does how you think about your learning effect how you learn? Do you believe in talent? Does talent limit your potential?

個人の学習に対する考え方は、その学び方にも影響するのでしょうか?才能って信じますか? その才能によって個人の可能性は制限されたりするのでしょうか?

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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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