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

WOTW: float

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「float」です. “Float” is a verb and noun, as well as something you want to make sure you know how to do during a flood.

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

WOTW: lazy

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「lazy」です. “Lazy” is an adjective you don’t want to be too much of. Not if you want to get things done! So let’s not be lazy and get down to work, shall we?

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

WOTW: cough

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「cough」です. A “cough” is not a nice thing to have, we know, but it’s a good thing to know how to use both the noun and the verb, plus the phrasal verbs are so interesting!

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

WOTW: cloud

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「cloud」です. “Cloud” can be a noun and a verb. It is also to be found in a couple of lofty sayings. Let’s have a look at the noun first. Ready? Or are you in the clouds?

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

WOTW: act II

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「act」です. “Act” can be a noun and a verb. Ready for Act II?

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

WOTW: act I

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「act」です. “Act” can be a noun and a verb. The verb can be used in combination with several prepositions. Ready? ACTion!

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

WOTW: wind

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週のWord of the Weekは「wind」です. “Wind” can be a noun and a verb. It is probably not the word you’re thinking, so keep reading to know more! Hint: it doesn’t blow and it’s pronounced /wʌɪnd/.

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

WOTW: bully

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は先週の「bully」です。”Bully” is a verb, a noun, and an adjective, as well as something that shouldn’t be tolerated... Or should it?

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

WOTW: repeat

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は先週の「repeat」です。It is most commonly used as verb, but it is also a noun. At this rate we’ll have to repeat some of the WOTWs!

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bed 2 - word of the week - triplo クリエイティブラーニング英会話

WOTW: bed II

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は先週の「bed」の2つ目です。This time we’re going to be having a look at some phrases. We hope they don’t put you to bed!

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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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