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The Spider-Man movie that brought life to comic books

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©Alamy via BBC 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 is your favorite comic book? Who is your favorite superhero? 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。 modern /MOD-ern/ [adjective] – designed and made using the most recent ideas and methods Modern technology has made our lives easier. style /stahyl/ [noun] – a way of doing something, especially one that is typical of a person, group of people, place, or period Her singing style is unique. development /dih-VEL-uhp-muhnt/ [noun] – the process in which someone or something grows or changes and becomes more advanced We wrote…
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New films to watch in April 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。 What is your favorite movie genre? Do you eat snacks while watching a movie? 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。 documentary /dok-yuh-MEN-tuh-ree/ [noun] – a film or television or radio program that gives facts and information about a subject I’m working on a documentary about the lives of college students. daily /DEY-lee/ [adjective] – happening on or relating to every day Going to the gym is part of Anna’s daily schedule. challenge /CHAL-inj/ [noun] – a difficult task or problem: something that is hard to do Farmers face challenges…
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Children’s book helps readers to “find their own voice”

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©MATT MOSUR PHOTOGRAPHY 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 like reading books? What was your favorite children’s book? 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。 trouble /TRUHB-uhl/ [noun] – problems or difficulties Rose has trouble looking for her favorite perfume. discover /dih-SKUHV-er/ [verb] – to find information, a place, or an object, especially for the first time We discovered he has a talent for singing. organization /awr-guh-nuh-ZEY-shuhn/ [noun] – a group of people who work together in an organized way for a shared purpose The organization focuses on food supply to…
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Justin Bieber’s Timbiebs donuts boost Tim Hortons sales

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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。 Where can you get the best-tasting donuts in your city? Who is your favorite singer? 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。 partly /PAHRT-lee/ [adverb] – to some degree, but not completely It was partly cloudy last Monday. rise /rahyz/ [verb] – to increase House prices in the United Kingdom rose last July 2021. celebrity /suh-LEB-ri-tee/ [noun] – someone who is famous, especially in the entertainment business Many celebrities shop in this store. drop /drop/ [noun] – a reduction in the amount or level of something There was a drop…
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Klay Thompson returns with Golden State Warriors from a 31-month injury

Klay Thompson returns with Golden State Warriors from a 31-month injury

©D. Ross Cameron/USA Today Sports 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 watch basketball games? Which NBA players do you know? 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。 celebrate /SEL-uh-breyt/ [verb] – to take part in special enjoyable activities in order to show that a particular occasion is important We are celebrating our parents’ wedding anniversary. champion /CHAM-pee-uhn/ [noun] – someone or something, especially a person or animal, that has beaten all other competitors in a competition He is the boxing champion of the world. tear /teer/ [verb] – to pull or be pulled apart,…
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Squid Game’s O Yeong-su bags South Korea’s first Golden Globe

Squid Game's O Yeong-su bags South Korea's first Golden Globe award

©Noh Juhan / Netflix 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 is your favorite movie? Who is your favorite actor? 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。 actor /AK-ter/ [noun] – someone who pretends to be someone else while performing in a film, play, or television or radio program The actor plays well in all his movies. role /rohl/ [noun] – an actor’s part in a film or play Mike is playing the leading role in the school play. drama /DRAH-muh/ [noun] – a play in a theatre or on television or radio, or plays and…
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BTS becomes first foreign group in history to dominate Japan’s Oricon albums chart

BTS is first foreign group to dominate in Japan's Oricon albums chart

©Bighit Entertainment via Twitter (@bts_bighit) 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 listen to K-pop music? Who are some of your favorite foreign music artists? 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。 foreign /FOR-in/ [adjective] – belonging or connected to a country that is not your own Marla can speak five foreign languages: French, Spanish, Chinese, Filipino, and Thai. earn /urn/ [verb] – to receive money as payment for work that you do He earns 2500 yen a day at his job. album /AL-buhm/ [noun] – a collection of several pieces of music, made available…
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Paul McCartney, Harry Styles, BTS, and more to give signed memorabilia for charity auction

Paul McCartney, Harry Styles, BTS, and more to give signed memorabilia for charity auction

©Frederic Brown/AFP 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 donate to charities? Who is your favorite international music artist? 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。 donate /DOH-neyt/ [verb] – to give money or goods to help a person or organization She donated food and clothes to the street children. rare /rair/ [adjective] – not common or frequent; very unusual Those flowers are very rare in our country. sign /sahyn/ [verb] – write one’s name on (a letter, card, or similar item) to identify oneself as the writer or sender Your order has been placed….
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Chris Wallace announces departure from Fox News, joins CNN+

Chris Wallace announces departure from Fox News, joins CNN+

©Olivier Douliery/Getty Images 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 watch the news on TV? On what TV channel do you usually watch the news? 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。 newscaster /NOOZ-kas-ter/ [noun] – someone who reads out the reports on a television or radio news program Shane Williams is a famous newscaster from the CBO Network. weekly /WEEK-lee/ [adjective] – happening once a week or every week The weekly drama show will be ending tomorrow. host /hohst/ [verb] – to be the host of a television or radio program Jenny will host…
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3 must-watch Christmas films on Netflix

3 must-watch Christmas films on Netflix

©Ringer 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 celebrate Christmas with your family? What is your favorite Christmas movie? 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。 merry /MER-ee/ [adjective] – happy or showing enjoyment A merry smile lit up her face upon hearing the good news. widower /WID-oh-er/ [noun] – a person whose wife or husband has died and who has not married again It’s been five painful years since he became a widower. importance /im-PAWR-tns/ [noun] – the quality or state of being important The subject shows the importance of every country’s culture. heartfelt…
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