Tag Archive: Business & Economy – Beginner

Marriott International leads massive environmental cleanup in Bali

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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 feel the effects of environmental problems in your community? Are there many environmental volunteers active in your community? 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。 organize /AWR-guh-nahyz/ [verb] – to arrange or prepare something The teacher will organize a field trip for the students next week. amount /uh-MOUNT/ [noun] – a quantity or sum of something The amount of sugar in this recipe is too much. waste /weyst/ [noun] – material that is not wanted and is left after something has been used Recycling helps reduce waste in…
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Biden Administration unveils $207 million financial commitment to boost domestic fertilizer and renewable energy projects

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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。 Is agriculture significant to the economy of a country? Is reducing energy expenses important for those involved in agricultural production? 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。 support /suh-PARWT/ [verb] – to provide assistance, encouragement, or resources to help someone or something achieve a goal The community came together to support the local food bank during the holiday season. agricultural /a-gruh-KUHL-chr-uhl/ [adjective] – related to farming or the cultivation of the soil for producing crops or raising animals Agricultural practices have evolved over the years with advancements in technology and…
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Global coffee creamer market anticipates a 4.5% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) from 2024 to 2032

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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 some people prefer using coffee creamer? Is the purpose of adding coffee creamer to coffee to make it taste and feel better? 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。 predict /pri-DIKT/ [verb] – to state or make known in advance; foretell The weather forecast will predict rain for tomorrow. concentrated /KON-suhn-trey-tid/ [adjective] – having all components; condensed The orange juice was too concentrated, so I added water to dilute it. demand /dih-MAND/ [noun] – a need or requirement for a particular product or service There is a high demand…
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MEA Water Treatment Chemicals Market surges as industrial development, regulatory policies, and water scarcity awareness drive growth

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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。 Have you heard of ‘water treatment chemicals market’ before? Are you aware that water scarcity can affect industrial choices and market growth? 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。 period /PEER-ee-uhd / [noun] – a length or portion of time She studied for a long period before the exam. application /ap-li-KEY-shuhn/ [noun] – the practical use or relevance of something Learning about the practical application of physics makes it more interesting. property /PROP-er-tee/ [noun] – something owned or possessed Intellectual property is legally protected. valuable /VAL-yoo-uh-buhl/ [adjective] – something having…
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Microsoft offers free cybersecurity tools amid rising threats

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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 know what a cyberattack is? Do you feel safe when you use your personal information in the internet? 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。 response /ri-SPONS/ [noun] – an answer or reaction The emergency services’ quick response saved lives during the fire outbreak. sophisticated /suh-FIS-ti-key-tid/ [adjective] – intelligent or made in a complicated way and therefore able to do complicated tasks The new smartphone comes with a sophisticated camera that takes stunning photos in low light conditions. era /EER-uh/ [noun] – a period of time of which…
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Lucid Motors expands global presence with new EV factory in Saudi Arabia

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©Romain Maurice/Getty Images for Haute Living 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 own an electric vehicle? Are there environmental benefits associated with using electric vehicles? 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。 development /dih-VEL-uhp-muhnt/ [noun] – the process by which someone or something grows, changes, and becomes more advanced The development of technology has changed our lives significantly. government /GUHV-ern-muhnt/ [noun] – the group of people who are responsible for controlling a country or a region, usually elected by the citizens of that country The government is implementing new policies to improve healthcare. encourage…
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Facebook Messenger’s new parental controls enhance child safety

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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 think parents should have access to their children’s Messenger? Would you feel safe if your parents had access to your social media? 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。 limit /LIM-it/ [verb] – to control something so that it is not greater than a particular amount, number, or level The doctor advised me to limit my caffeine intake to two cups of coffee per day for better health. access /AK-ses/ [noun] – the right or opportunity to use or look at something The password-protected website requires a username…
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Gallup-Amazon partnership develops tool to help youngsters navigate career paths

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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 already have a future career in mind? Are you aware of your strengths and weaknesses? 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。 assessment /uh-SES-muhnt/ [noun] – the process of testing, and making a judgment about, someone’s knowledge, ability, skills, etc., or the judgment that is made The teacher conducted a comprehensive assessment of her students’ reading abilities to determine their individual reading levels and identify areas for improvement. identify /ahy-DEN-tuh-fahy/ [verb] – to recognize a problem, need, fact, etc. and to show that it exists The IT specialist…
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Europe spearheads AI regulation

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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 AI for any of your daily tasks? Do you think there should be laws about the use of AI? 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。 balance /BAL-uhns/ [verb] – to give several things equal amounts of importance, time, or money so that a situation is successful Effective time management helps individuals balance their various responsibilities and commitments. safety /SEYF-tee/ [noun] – a state in which or a place where you are safe and not in danger or at risk The airline industry places great emphasis on…
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Meta reports increased user growth but declining profits

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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 Facebook or Instagram? Do you think social media platforms should make use of artificial intelligence? 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。 expect /ik-SPEKT/ [verb] – to think or believe something will happen, or someone will arrive You should expect some traffic on your way to the airport, especially during rush hour. decrease /dih-KREES/ [verb] – to become less, or to make something become less People need to decrease their use of plastic to help protect the environment. ad /ad/ [noun] – an advertisement The ad on…
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