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Christmas Countdown 6

tabula rasa literary your mind in its original state, before you have
learned anything
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増田有華さんのファンクラブ限定カレンダーが届きました。

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ラジオ英会話(2013年12月19日)

zoologist a scientist who studies animals and their behavior
;昔,杉田敏先生の講座でネイティブの先生が間違って発音していて,
それを指摘したことがテキストに書かれていた単語のはず。

dub [usually passive] to give something or someone a name that
describes them in some way

fin one of the thin body parts that a fish uses to swim

you're putting me on! spoken especially AmE used to tell someone that you 
think they are joking: He wouldn't do that - you're putting me on. 

one for the (record) books a record-breaking or very remarkable act

英語5分間トレーニン(2009年12月19日ディクテーション)

仮定法過去完了,had+過去分詞の部分が発音しづらいんだよね。

If I had been there, I could have helped you.

If he had come earlier, it would have been more fun.

If you had worked harder, you could have done it.

If you had faxed this map, I wouldn't have lost my way.

I would've kept that day open if you had told me.

英語リスニング入門(2003年6月20日Christmas Day)

Part 2

Listen and Fill In the Blanks
Wolf, baysが書き取れず。

chestnut a smooth red-brown nut that you can eat: roast chestnuts

Jack Frost a way of describing frost as a person - used especially when talking 
to children

nip written if cold weather or the wind nips at part of your body or at a plant, 
it hurts or damages it:[+at] The frost nipped at our fingers.

rerun a film or television program that is being shown again on television

chill a feeling of coldness
;英語リスニング入門で一度辞書を引いている。

bay if a dog bays, it makes a long high noise, especially when it is chasing 
something [syn] howl: dogs baying at the moon

Words and Expressions

should ~のはずだ

save とっておく

Sounds and Sound Changes

ザ行の音に聞こえがちな音(1),(2)
Step by Step
Quiz 2/3

In Context
・[n]+[l]の発音 channel, originalの最後の[n]+[l]の組み合わせは,間に母音を入れずに
発音されるのが普通。
・wolfの発音 [w]はくちびるをすぼめておき,くちびるの開きを急に大きくすることにより,発音される。
日本語の「ウ」と同じ響きだろうと思っていると,うまく聞き取れない。


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