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

WOTW: corner

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'corner’ です。’Corner’ more usually appears as a noun, but the verb can be just as common. It’s part of a few phrases too. Let’s have a look...

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

WOTW: register

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'register’ です。’Register’ is a noun and a verb. Hopefully some of the following information will stay registered in your memory!

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

WOTW: calf

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'calf’ です。’Calf’ (‘calves’ in plural) is a noun meaning a few things, some of which are not that obvious. It’s also used in a phrase that’s pretty handy for farmers and jesters alike..

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

WOTW: whatever

- Tim Lake

今週の #WOTW は 'whatever’ です。’Whatever’ is a pronoun (we haven’t had many of those), an adverb, and an exclamation. We also use it in one phrase. Today’s is not a very long installment, so it’ll be over before you know it.

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

WOTW: chap

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'chap’ です。’Chap’ is a verb and a noun. The noun has three different meanings and they have nothing to do with each other.

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

WOTW: hoax

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'hoax’ です。’Hoax’ is a noun and a verb, as well as something we want to stay away from if it’s not done in good humour.

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

WOTW: chance

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は 'chance’ です。’Chance’ is one of those English words that can be different parts of the speech: it’s noun, an adjective, and a verb. It’s very common to use it in set expressions and phrases of which we will give you some examples below.

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

WOTW: wondrous

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘wondrous’ です。If this is the first time you’ve seen this word, you can probably guess its meaning by thinking of another word that looks similar. ‘Wondrous’ is an adjective and an adverb, but nobody really uses it as an adverb nowadays.

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

WOTW: ice

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘ice’ です。We all know ‘ice’ as a noun, but did you know it can also be used as a verb? Does that leave you frozen? Sorry. It’s also used in some expressions that you will find below if you just keep on reading.

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

WOTW: mend

- Gorka Dieitz-Sanxurxo

今週の #WOTW は ‘mend’ です。’Mend’ is a verb or a noun, and, of course, it is used in some set expressions too.

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Thoughts from the triplog

4 essential vocabulary lists

必須4英単語リストとは

As we’ve mentioned before, learning vocabulary is one of the most important and hardest aspect of learning English. Ultimately the best way to learn new words is from context and picking up words through extensive reading, but most people need to and want to take a more explicit to learning vocabulary by memorising new words. But, how do you know what words to learn?

以前にもお伝えした様に、語彙の習得は英語学習の中でも特に重要かつ難しいものです。多読を通して文脈に沿った新しい単語を覚えるのが一番ですが、大抵の人は単語として明確な意味を覚えたい、覚える必要があると思っているのではないでしょうか。では、どの単語を覚えたら良いのでしょうか?

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How big is your English vocabulary?

英語の語彙力、どのくらいありますか?

One of the biggest struggles any language learner has is learning new words. This particularly true with English which has one of the biggest vocabularies of any language. But, there are probably fewer words to learn than you might think to get to decent level of comprehensive and communicative ability. The problem is, how do you know how many words you know? How big is your vocabulary?

言語を習う上で特に苦労することと言えば、新しい単語の学習です。特に語彙数の多い言語である英語の場合はなおさらです。でも、総合的に社会でコミュニケーションを取るうえで必要とされる単語数は、意外と少ないと思います。さて、問題は自分の知っている単語数をどうやって知れるのか、ということです。あなたの語彙力はどのくらいですか?。

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What does learn, extend, create mean?

learn, extend, createの意味とは?

The idea of learn, extend, create is a major part of triplo. It is used to organise the three types of lessons we teach and is a central idea in our approach to teaching English. But where does it come from, what does it mean and why do we use it? Learn, extend, create, is connected to ideas about designing an effective language course as well as the cognitive process that we use to acquire knowledge. Here we will explain the origins of learn, extend, create and tell you why we think it is important.

「learn」「extend」「create」は、トリプロで取り入れている重要な学習アプローチ法です。私たちは、英語のレッスンをこの3タイプに分けて教えています。でもそれらは一体どこから来ていて、何を意味し、何のために使うのでしょう? learn, extend, createは、語学コースを効果的にデザインするための考え方であり、知識を習得する時の認知プロセスと関連しています。ここでは、learn, extend, createの起源を説明し、その重要性をお伝えしたいと思います。

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