Tag Archive: Business & Economy

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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Starbucks adds a new chocolate-flavored coffee to its menu

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. Do you prefer iced coffee to hot coffee? Why? What are some popular chocolate-flavored snacks in your country? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. addition /uh-DISH-uhn/ [noun] – something that has been added to something else This painting is a great addition to the restaurant! expand /ik-SPAND/ [verb] – to increase in size, number, or importance, or to make something increase in this way The government needs to expand access to broadband internet. seasonal /SEE-zuh-nl/ [adjective] – relating to or happening during a particular period in the year I would like…
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Starbucks adds a new chocolate-flavored coffee to its menu

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©Starbucks via CNN 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 Google recently unveiled new products. nostalgic /no-STAL-jik/ [adjective] – feeling happy and also slightly sad when you think about things that happened in the past Watching this movie makes me nostalgic. reminscent /rem-uh-NIS-uhn/ [adjective] – making you remember a particular person, event, or thing This song is reminiscent of the holidays I spent in Italy. portion /PAWR-shuhn/ [noun] – a part or share of something larger He decided to donate a portion of his…
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Airbnb plans to redesign its offices

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. What decorations do you have in your home? Would you be interested to work as an interior designer? Why or why not? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. view /vyoo/ [noun] – an opinion, belief, or idea, or a way of thinking about something Harry has an interesting view of what makes an artwork valuable. predict /pri-DIKT/ [verb] – to say that an event or action will happen in the future, especially as a result of knowledge or experience He predicted that it will rain all week. decline /dih-KLAHYN/ [noun] –…
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Airbnb plans to redesign its offices

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. notion /NOH-shuhn/ [noun] – a belief or idea He had a negative notion of politics. resemble /ri-ZEM-buhl/ [verb] – to look like or be like someone or something The campus resembles an ancient Roman city. gathering /GATH-er-ing/ [noun] – a party or a meeting when many people come together as a group We met many interesting people during the organization’s first gathering. a mountain of something /MOUN-tn-ouhv/ [idiom] – a large amount of something I’ve got a mountain of tasks to finish by 8:00 p.m. complexity /kuhm-plek-si-tee / [noun] – the state of having many parts…
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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. Who are cyclists in your family? Could you tell me about them? Why is a bike hangar important? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. storage /STAWR-ij/ [noun] – the act of putting things in a special place for use in the future, or the place where you put things The majority of the art they’ve collected is still in storage. discouraging /dih-SKUR-ijing/ [adjective] – making you feel less confident, enthusiastic, and positive about something, or less willing to do something The discouraging news from his doctors has left him disappointed. acquire…
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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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