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身の回りのあれこれを題材に、日常会話で使えるフレーズを紹介&解説します。楽しく英語を学びましょう!

身の回りのあれこれを題材に、日常会話で使えるフレーズを紹介&解説します。楽しく英語を学びましょう!

Location:

Tokyo, Japan

Description:

身の回りのあれこれを題材に、日常会話で使えるフレーズを紹介&解説します。楽しく英語を学びましょう!

Language:

Japanese


Episodes

♪For here or to go – 店内で食べる?お持ち帰り?

7/12/2020
今日取り上げるのは、ファーストフードのお店で食事を注文するときに、ほとんど必ず訊かれるこの質問です。For here or to go?Read More♪For here or to go – 店内で食べる?お持ち帰り?

【再掲】♪quarter to and quarter past – 15分前と15分過ぎ

6/28/2020
As I promised last week, we’re going to divide an hour into quarters today and learn how to use the word “quarter” to express time.Read More【再掲】♪quarter to and quarter past – 15分前と15分過ぎ

【再掲】♪quarter – 4等分の1

6/21/2020
Today we're going to look at the word "quarter". It's important to be able to use "quarter" in daily conversation in English, as effortlessly as you would use the word "percent".Read More【再掲】♪quarter – 4等分の1

Duration:00:01:51

【再掲】♪ I’ll take a rain check. – また今度

6/14/2020
The rainy season has officially begun. According to the Meteorological Agency, it begun on June 5 in the Kanto region; three days earlier than average and two days later than it did last year.Read More【再掲】♪ I’ll take a rain check. – また今度

Duration:00:01:35

♪3C’s – 3密は英語で言うと3C’sです

6/7/2020
A recent post by Business Insider, which is one of my favorite business publications, talks about how Japan has been dealing with the pandemic. Read More♪3C’s – 3密は英語で言うと3C’sです

♪distractions – 気が散る

5/31/2020
If you are newly working from home because of the COVID-19, you have probably realized by now (that) the home is full of distractions. Read More♪distractions – 気が散る

♪work from home – 在宅勤務

5/24/2020
More people are now working from home, at least some days a week, due to the pandemic. Read More♪work from home – 在宅勤務

♪essential – エッセンシャルってどんな意味?

5/17/2020
Today, I'm going to talk about the word "essential". What does the word "essential" mean? If something is essential, it's important and necessary.<続きはサイトで> Read More♪essential – エッセンシャルってどんな意味?

♪stuck at home – 出かけたいけど、出かけられない

5/10/2020
Today, I'd like to talk about the word "stuck” because it's timely and relevant to all of us, for right now everyone is stuck at home because of the covid-19.<続きはサイトで>Read More♪stuck at home – 出かけたいけど、出かけられない

♪To make a long story short – 早い話

4/26/2020
Last week you learned the phrase “it’s a long story“. Someone asks you a question. You know the answer to that question would be very long or you’d rather not answer. Read More♪To make a long story short – 早い話

Duration:00:01:48

♪It’s a long story. – 早い話

4/19/2020
I’m going to talk about a television ad today. It’s a commercial for a baking company. The ad is in English with Japanese subtitles.Read More♪It’s a long story. – 早い話

Duration:00:01:42

♪I’m suffering from hay fever. – 花粉症

4/12/2020
It’s mid-April and I’m still suffering from hay fever. Do you know what “hay fever” is? Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen.Read More♪I’m suffering from hay fever. – 花粉症

Duration:00:01:44

♪Is that too much to ask? – それくらいやってくれてもいいわよね?

4/5/2020
Are you familiar with the expression “too much to ask”? This phrase is often used in the form of a question. Is that too much to ask?Read More♪Is that too much to ask? – それくらいやってくれてもいいわよね?

Duration:00:01:30

♪She is expecting. – おめでた

3/22/2020
When a woman says “I’m expecting” without specifying what she is expecting, people will assume she is pregnant.Read More♪She is expecting. – おめでた

Duration:00:01:54

♪It’s worth the trouble. – 手間暇かける価値がある

3/8/2020
was supposed to talk about how the word "worth" is used with nouns two weeks ago. But I spent the last two episodes talking about a "virus" and a "leap year" instead.Read More♪It’s worth the trouble. – 手間暇かける価値がある

Duration:00:01:24

♪A leap year occurs every 4 years. – 閏年は4年ごとにやってくる

3/1/2020
A regular year consists of 365 days. But every four years in February one extra day is added, which is known as a leap day in the Gregorian calendar.Read More♪A leap year occurs every 4 years. – 閏年は4年ごとにやってくる

Duration:00:01:40

♪What is a virus? – ウィルスって何?

2/16/2020
For the past few weeks, the biggest news hitting the headlines in Japan, and around the globe, is a novel coronavirus.Read More♪What is a virus? – ウィルスって何?

Duration:00:01:23

♪The book is worth reading. – ~する価値がある

2/9/2020
Today, I'm going to talk about the word "worth". Worth is an adjective used for saying that there is a good enough reason for doing something, because it's important, useful, or enjoyable.Read More♪The book is worth reading. – ~する価値がある

Duration:00:01:43

♪We are stuck… – 立ち往生

2/2/2020
I'm going to talk about the word "stuck" today. When you're stuck, you're unable to move from where you are.Read More♪We are stuck… – 立ち往生

Duration:00:01:45

♪You mean to tell me…? – マジで?

1/26/2020
Last week, I quoted some lines from the movie Frozen, including "You mean to tell me you got engaged to someone you just met that day?” which is said by Kristoff.<続きはサイトで> Read More♪You mean to tell me…? – マジで?

Duration:00:01:45