2021年8月1日「モバイル英語学習」第705号 (英語学習法): Learning Tips for Vocabulary Word

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In order to successfully learn vocabulary, you will need to understand and use the new word a lot. Using the same strategy each time you learn a new word will help you remember new vocabulary. Follow the steps below while you are learning English and your vocabulary will increase quickly.
● Step 1:
Look at the spelling of the word and listen carefully to how it is pronounced.
● Step 2:
Using an English dictionary, find the meaning of the new word and the part of
speech. Is it a noun? Is it a verb?
● Step 3:
Study how the word is used in context ( inside of a sentence or paragraph).
● Step 4:
Quiz yourself on the word. Use flashcards often.
Can you remember the word’s meaning and how it is spelled? Can you easily
use it in a sentence?
● Step 5:
Review and recycle the new word until you can easily remember it.
(by Della Jean Abrahams)
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2021年7月22日「モバイル英語学習」第704号 (英語ストーリー): The Camel’s Nose

Notes
permit 許可する;
plead 弁解する、言い訳に言う;
hump (ラクダなどの)背こぶ;
reward 報い;

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One cold night an Arab sat in his tent and his camel asked if he might put his nose inside the tent to keep it warm. “Yes,” said the kind heart-hearted man. Soon the camel said, “Please let me put my neck inside,” which his master permitted. “It will take no more room if I put two front feet inside too, will it?” pleaded the camel. The man moved a little to allow that. May I please put my hump in too?” begged the camel. Then as soon as his hump was in, the camel walked in all together. The Arab began to complain, but the camel said if you do not like this small space you can go outside yourself.” Then he gave the Arab a push that landed him right out of his tent and stayed inside all by himself. That was the Arab’s reward for allowing the camel to put his nose inside the tent. (from “The World Stories Retold)
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