増田有華さんを応援しながら英語学習+α

増田有華ファンが英語学習に悪戦苦闘する日記

Christmas Countdown 3

gimmicky If you describe something as gimmicky, you think it has
features which are not necessary or useful, and their only purpose
is to attract attention or publicity.
The campaign was gimmicky, but it had a serious side to it. 
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TOEIC S&Wテストの1月受験は,やはり無謀と考え,見送ります。
2月に1年ぶりの受験をする予定です。
来年の英語学習のキーワードは,「1年ぶり」ですわ。orz

『ドクターX』見てしまいました。orz

英検準1級リハビリ(3連休限定)

山上登美子・Geoffrey Tozer『合格できる単熟語英検準1級』アスク,2010年。

これを3連休で1周の予定ですわ。

実践ビジネス英語 (December 14, 2016)

Slow Living (4)

regenerate To regenerate something means to develop and improve
it to make it more active, successful, or important, especially
after a period when it has been getting worse.
The government will continue to try to regenerate inner-city areas.

speed demon HUMOROUS someone who drives a car, motorcycle etc. very fast

surroundings When you are describing the place where you are at the moment,
or the place where you live, you can refer to it as your surroundings.
Schumacher adapted effortlessly to his new surroundings.

Your alter ego is the other side of your personality from the one
that people normally see.
You can describe the character that an actor usually plays on television or
in films as their alter ego.
Barry Humphries's alter ego Dame Edna took the U.S. by storm.
;杉田敏先生の番組中の話はこの後半に近いかもしれません。

少しだけTIME誌を読む

2016 IN THE ARENA (December 19, 2016)

The Teddy Awards, even in a year that set new lows for politicians

うっかりしていて,最新号が配信されているのに気づかませんでした。orz
合併号なので,年内最後かなあ。

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お台場以降の上映予定がないのですが,どうなっているのでしょうか???
Tokyoだから,OsakaやNagoyaはまずいのでしょうか???


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