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拙い英作文を中心に、所感、感想、雑記など。
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TODAY'S EXPRESSIONS (104)

2018年08月15日 13時23分04秒 | Weblog

Sはいまだに記憶に新しい :S is still fresh in one's mind (our minds)
Sが~すると予想されている :S is predicted to do
死活問題 :a matter of life and death
大音量で :with a loud sound
カラオケで歌う :sing in karaoke
人が~する気をそらす :distract 人 from -ing

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Today's Writing (343)

2018年08月13日 13時02分28秒 | Weblog

Those who save their own skin and hanker after fame and gain are unable to move on reforms.

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Three Sentences (236)

2018年08月11日 13時01分16秒 | Weblog

Three example sentences of my own composition

        振る舞う、行動する :conduct oneself

① I don't like the fact that he often conducts himself in an impolite manner.

② She always conducts herself with affability in front of a microphone.

③ Don't conduct yourself without knowledge of good and evil.

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FREE CONVERSATION(218)

2018年08月09日 12時51分53秒 | Weblog

Have you ever changed your job?
Why or why not?

Yes, I have.
I worked for a few cram schools in Tokyo and a private high school in Saitama prefecture as an English teacher.
After that, I started my own English-language classroom in Nagoya 18 years ago.
I think a self-employed business is good because I can freely decide on the content of work
and I feel less stressed when I take full responsibility for the results.

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TODAY'S EXPRESSIONS (103)

2018年08月07日 14時16分50秒 | Weblog

~するモチベーションが高まる :The motivation to do is boosted.
無数の、ありとあらゆる~ :all kinds of ~
混血の人々 :mixed-race people
Sは、その存在理由を失う :S loses one's raison d'etre.
民衆レベルから :from the grass-roots level
魅力的な家 :favorable house

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Today's Writing (344)

2018年08月05日 13時03分18秒 | Weblog

Peace is another name for friendship.

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FREE CONVERSATION(217)

2018年08月03日 13時49分36秒 | Weblog

One of your friends has tried ten different types of diets.
But she cannot lose weight and is very frustrated.
What would you say to her?

I know you've tried every diet and got enough exercises in earnest.
I'm wondering if there is something medically wrong with you.
I think you may need an evaluation by a specialist.
What do you think about that?

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TODAY'S EXPRESSIONS (102)

2018年08月01日 12時45分50秒 | Weblog

人に~するよう義務付ける :obligate 人 to do
短期的には :In the short run,
国際結婚する :have an international marriage
~の抑止力になる :act as a deterrent against ~
戦争をする :wage war (無冠詞)
~の反対運動をする :wage a war against ~

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Three Sentences (235)

2018年07月30日 13時44分31秒 | Weblog

Three example sentences of my own composition

        SVすることが好きだ、SVという点が好きだ :I like the fact that SV

① I like the fact that Japan has good public safety and order.

② I like the fact that Japanese public transportation is very regular.

③ I like the fact that she is always supportive to me.

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FREE CONVERSATION(216)

2018年07月28日 13時02分38秒 | Weblog

What is your recommended dish that anyone can easily cook?

When I was very busy in my college days, I used to make a burger sandwich.
You have only to put a boil-in-the-bag burger in boiling water for three minutes
and then sandwich it between slices of white bread.
It's very simple and tasty.

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