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Royal Caribbean to tie up with SpaceX for faster internet

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. Do you think having fast internet adds up to good service? Why do you think so? How is tourism in your country now? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. establish /ih-STAB-lish/ [verb] – to start a company or organization that will continue for a long time The company was established in 1822. vast /vast/ [adjective] – extremely big This treatment is not available in the vast majority of hospitals. satellite /satellite/ [SAT-l-ahyt] – a device sent up into space to travel around the earth, used for collecting information or communicating by…
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Royal Caribbean to tie up with SpaceX for faster internet

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. installation /in-stuh-LEY-shuhn/ [noun] – the act of putting furniture, a machine, or a piece of equipment into position and making it ready to use Is the installation free? collaboration /kuh-lab-uh-REY-shuhn/ [noun] – the situation of two or more people working together to create or achieve the same thing The two writers worked in close collaboration on the script. innovation /in-uh-VEY-shuhn/ [noun] – (the use of) a new idea or method We need to encourage innovation in industry. reliant /ri-LAHY-uhnt/ [adjective] – needing a particular thing or person in order to continue, to work correctly, or to…
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Royal Caribbean to tie up with SpaceX for faster internet

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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 cruise is? Have you already traveled by ship? 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。 cruise /krooz/ [noun] – a trip on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places I’d love to go on a round-the-world cruise. firm /noun/ [noun] – a business organization—such as a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership—that sells goods or services to make a profit. Mary has just started working for an accounting firm. public /PUHB-lik/ [adjective] – relating to or involving people in general, rather…
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California to prohibit the sale of all-petrol automobiles in 2035

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. What do you think of electric vehicles? What is the largest city in your country? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. contribution /kon-truh-BYOO-shuhn/ [noun] – something that you contribute or do to help produce or achieve something together with other people, or to help make something successful I can make a great contribution to society. pressure /PRESH-er/ [verb] – to strongly persuade someone to do something they do not want to do She was pressured to enter the contest. objective /uhb-JEK-tiv/ [noun] – something that you plan to do or achieve…
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California to prohibit the sale of all-petrol automobiles in 2035

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. compel /kuhm-PEL/ [verb] – to force someone to do something The law will compel employers to provide health insurance. populated /POP-yuh-leyt-id/ [adjective] – (of a place) having people living there The island is populated largely by sheep. surpass /ser-PAS/ [verb] – to do or be better than Young people surpass old men in strength. feasible /FEE-zuh-buhl/ [adjective] – able to be made, done, or achieved Your proposal sounds quite feasible. alliance /uh-LAHY-uhns/ [noun] – a group of countries, political parties, or people who have agreed to work together because of shared interests or aims The two…
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California to prohibit the sale of all-petrol automobiles in 2035

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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 want to buy an electric car? Do you always follow the law? 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。 speed /speed/ [verb] – to (cause to) move, go, or happen fast The best thing you can do to speed up your recovery is sleep. fossil fuel /FOS-uhl FYOO-uhl/ [FOS-uhl FYOO-uhl] – fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago Fossil fuel could be used up one day. environmental /en-vahy-ruhn-MUHN-tl/ [adjective] – relating to the environment She…
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Northern Ireland with the lowest employment rate for disabled people

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© GETTY IMAGES via BBC News Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. What laws for disabled people does your country have? Are the same laws applied in your school/workplace? Please tell me more about it. Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. disability /dis-uh-BIL-i-tee/ [noun] – an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for someone to do some things that other people do, and that is usually permanent or lasts for a long time Samantha is incredibly self-assured despite her disability. seek /seek/ [verb] – to try to find or get something, especially something that is…
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Northern Ireland with the lowest employment rate for disabled people

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© GETTY IMAGES 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。 Do you know someone who is disabled? What do you feel when you see a disabled person? 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。 employment /em-PLOI-muhnt/ [noun] – the fact of someone being paid to work for a company or organization He left his hometown to look for employment. frequently /FREE-kwuhnt-lee/ [adverb] – often How frequently do taxis come around here? broad /brawd/ [adjective] – very wide We moved along a broad corridor. service /SUR-vis/ [noun] – a government system or private organization that…
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