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Apple releases new devices

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© APPLE via BBC News Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. How long do you spend every day using your smartphone? What do you usually use it for? What is the most interesting smartphone app you have ever used? Please tell me more about it. Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. helpline /HELP-line/ [noun] – a telephone service provided by an organization or company to offer help and advice to people The helpline was established to assist young people who required guidance and support. initial /ih-NISH-uhl/ [adjective] – of or at the beginning Yuki created the initial…
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Apple releases new devices

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© APPLE via BBC News Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. unveil /uhn-VEYL/ [verb] – to show or introduce something new or make it known publicly for the first time There have been rumors that the manufacturer will unveil a fuel cell vehicle this year. detection /dih-TEK-shuhn/ [noun] – the fact of noticing or discovering something The goal of the research is to aid engineers in developing a smoke detection system. undergo /uhn-der-GOH/ [verb] – to experience something that is unpleasant or something that involves a change The business is undergoing a significant reorganization. intensity /in-TEN-si-tee/ [noun] – the quality of being…
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Apple releases new devices

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© APPLE via BBC News Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 When was the last time you bought a smartphone? What do you like the most about your smartphone? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 aim /eym/ [verb] – to point or direct a weapon or other object toward someone or something The hunter aimed at the boar. several /SEV-er-uhl/ [adjective] – some; an amount that is not exact but is fewer than many I was welcomed by several people. available /uh-VEY-luh-buhl/ [adjective] – able to be bought or used The box office has available…
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Why people switch industries

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. weary /WEER-ee/ [adjective] – very tired, especially after working hard for a long time His voice sounded almost weary. nursing /NURS-ing / [noun] – the job of being a nurse Nursing is a highly skilled job. vulnerable /VUHL-ner-uh-buhl / [adjective] – able to be easily physically or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked Children are the most vulnerable members of society . drained /dreynd/ [adjective] – very tired She went to bed early because she is drained. resignation /rez-ig-NEY-shuhn/ [noun] – the act of telling your employer that you are leaving your job I don’t like to…
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Why people switch industries

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What kind of job would you like to have? Do you easily get bored? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 industry /IN-duh-stree/ [noun] – a type of business She’s worked in the banking industry for years. career /kuh-REER/ [noun] – the job or series of jobs that you do during your working life, especially if you continue to get better jobs and earn more money He is not really suited for a teaching career. decision /dih-SIZH-uhn/ [noun] – a choice that you make about something after thinking about several…
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Why people switch industries

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. What is your dream job? Could you tell me about it? What kinds of industries are famous nowadays? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. individual /in-duh-VIJ-oo-uhl/ [noun] – a single person or thing, especially when compared to the group or set to which they belong Each individual has their own personality. aware /uh-WAIR/ [adjective] – knowing that something exists, or having knowledge or experience of a particular thing She is aware of the difficulties. client /KLAYH-uhnt/ [noun] – a customer or someone who receives services The lawyer explained the legal technicalities…
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Why doing hybrid work drains people emotionally

Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you like working from home? What makes you worn out? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 employee /em-PLOI-ee/ [noun] – someone who is paid to work for someone else I’m a government employee. worn out /WAWRN-OUT/ [adjective] – extremely tired I was awake all night and I’m worn out. situation /sich-oo-EY-shuhn / [noun] – the set of things that are happening and the conditions that exist at a particular time and place These events will greatly complicate the situation. permanent /PUR-muh-nuhnt/ [adjective] – lasting for a long time…
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Respect for the Elderly Day

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Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. filial piety /FIL-ee-uhl PAHY-i-tee/ [noun] – the idea that parents, grandparents, and older people should be treated with honor and respect They place a great deal of faith in following their rules and exhibiting filial piety. guideline /GAHYD-lahyn/ [noun] – information intended to advise people on how something should be done or what something should be Everyone must abide by the guidelines that the organization has adopted. constitute /KON-sti-toot/ [verb] – to be or be considered as something Lack of experience does not necessarily constitute a significant hindrance to advancement. attain /uh-TEYN/ [verb] – to reach…
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