Tag Archive: Business & Economy – Beginner

Cranfield University professor believes green air travel is achievable

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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。 Do you use environmentally-friendly products? Do you believe that green air travel is achievable? 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。 interview /IN-ter-vyoo/ [noun] – a meeting in which someone answers questions about himself or herself for a newspaper article, television show, etc. She denied any intention of resigning in a television interview yesterday. require /ri-KWAHYUHR/ [verb] – to need something or make something necessary You are required by law to stop at a red light. environment /en-VAHY-ruhn-muhnt/ [noun] – the air, water, and land in or on which people,…
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Oil and gas giant BP to collaborate on Aberdeen’s hydrogen ambitions

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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。 How do you go to your office/school? Have you already ridden a double-decker bus? 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。 announce /uh-NOUNS/ [verb] – to make something known or tell people about something officially The president has announced that government spending will be boosted in the coming year. produce /pruh-DOOS/ [verb] – to make something or bring something into existence She’s asked me to produce a status report on the project. gain /geyn/ [verb] – to get something that is useful, that gives you an advantage, or that is…
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UK stores recall chicken products over salmonella fears

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。 Have you ever complained about a food product that you bought? Have you experienced food poisoning? 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。 dozen /DUHZ-en/ [noun] – a group or set of twelve Mellie bought dozens of books last week. shelf /shelf/ [noun] – a long, flat board fixed horizontally, usually against a wall or inside a cupboard so that objects can be stored on it You can find the mugs and cups on the yellow shelves. factory /FAK-tuh-ree/ [noun] – a building or set of buildings where large amounts…
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Starbucks adds a new chocolate-flavored coffee to its menu

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©Starbucks via CNN 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 drink coffee? Are there many Starbucks stores in your city? 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。 inspiration /in-spuh-REY-shuhn/ [noun] – someone or something that gives you ideas for doing something The inspiration behind the author’s stories was his childhood friend. cost /kawst/ [verb] – If something costs an amount of money, you must pay that amount to buy or do it This umbrella costs around $5. successfully /suhk-SES-fuh-lee/ [adverb] – in a way that achieves the results wanted or hoped for Laura successfully passed…
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Cyclists pay up to £107 for bike hangar usage annually

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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。 How much is the car parking fee in your city? Do you like cycling? 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。 vehicle /VEE-i-kuhl / [noun] – a machine, usually with wheels and an engine, used for transporting people or goods, especially on land Cars, buses, and trucks are examples of road vehicles. owner /OH-ner/ [noun] – someone who owns something Are you the owner of this car? encourage /en-KUR-ij/ [verb] – to make someone more likely to do something, or to make something more likely to happen At school, we…
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Man-made diamond sales rise

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© Charles and Colvard via CNN 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 know your birthstone? Do you wear a necklace? 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。 engagement /en-GEYJ-muhnt/ [noun] – an agreement to marry someone Sheena and Donny announced their engagement last Saturday. natural /NACH-er-uhl/ [adjective] – as found in nature and not involving anything made or done by people The tourists enjoyed the natural view of the forest. size /sahyz/ [noun] – how large or small something or someone is I need this shirt in a smaller size. jewelry /JOO-uhl-ree/ [noun] –…
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UK proposes regulations to make fake reviews illegal

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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。 Do you like shopping online? Do you check customer reviews first before buying from an online shop? 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。 suggest /suhg-JEST/ [verb] – to mention an idea, possible plan, or action for other people to consider I suggest we go there by taxi. review /ri-VYOO/ [noun] – used on shopping sites to give customers an opportunity to rate and comment on products they have purchased, right on the product page This product has many positive reviews. attention /uh-TEN-shuhn/ [noun] – notice, thought, or interest The…
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DOLE opens 12,000 jobs for Filipinos on Labor Day 2022

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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。 Does your country celebrate Labor Day/International Worker’s Day? Have you ever seen a job opening ad on a billboard? 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。 anniversary /an-uh-VUR-suh-ree/ [noun] – the day on which an important event happened in a previous year The bank will celebrate its 95th anniversary this July. organize /AWR-guh-nahyz/ [verb] – to make arrangements for something to happen Mia and Gian organized a picnic party. fair /fair/ [noun] – treating someone in a way that is right or reasonable, or treating a group of people equally…
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Argentines rely on cryptocurrency for their basic needs

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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。 How do you save money? Do you use cryptocurrency? 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。 offer /AW-fer/ [verb] – to provide or supply something The shop is offering a 50 percent discount on most of its items. cheap /cheep/ [adjective] – costing little money or less than is usual or expected Fruits and vegetables are cheaper in supermarkets. cost /kawst/ [noun] – the amount of money needed to buy, do, or make something How much does it cost to get to Shinjuku? annual /AN-yoo-uhl/ [adjective] – happening once every…
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MPs worry that a labor shortage in agriculture could lead to an increase in prices

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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。 Should the agricultural industry be prioritized? Does labor shortage happen in your country? 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。 communicate /kuh-MYOO-ni-keyt/ [verb] – to share information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body, or using other signals We may now communicate with people on the other side of the globe in real time declare /dih-KLAIR / [verb] – to announce something clearly, firmly, publicly, or officially It was the greatest chocolate cake she had ever had, she declared. farming /FAHR-ming/ [noun] – the activity of working on a…
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