Tag Archive: Health & Lifestyle

The toxicity of a cut-throat culture

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. What drives you to work hard and grow? Do you think competitive people are more successful in general? Why or why not? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. hyper- /HAHY-per-/ [prefix] – having a lot or too much of the stated quality Hyper-active children have difficulties concentrating. cripple /KRIP-uhl/ [verb] – to make something much less effective; damage The lack of supplies crippled the country’s economy. competition /kom-pi-TISH-uhn/ [noun] – the situation in which people or businesses are trying to be more successful than each other, for example by making more…
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The toxicity of a cut-throat culture

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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。 For you, what is hard work? Do you get pressured easily? 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。 point to /point too/ [phrasal verb] – to make it seem likely that a particular fact is true or that a particular event will happen Julia’s symptoms point to diabetes. human resource (HR) /HYOO-muhn REE-sawrs/ [noun] – the department in a company that is responsible for dealing with employees, for example by employing them, training them, dealing with their problems, and managing their records If you have any concerns, please contact human…
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The toxicity of a cut-throat culture

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. cut-throat /KUHT-throht/ [adjective] – competing in a strong and unfair way, without considering any harm caused to others The cut-throat competition put the company out of business. morale /muh-RAL/ [noun] – the level of satisfaction felt by a person or group of people who work together Employee morale has constantly been dropping since last year. malign /muh-LAHYN/ [adjective] – causing or intending to cause harm or evil Linda’s competitive nature caused a malign influence on the team. cascade /kas-KEYD/ [verb] – to pass on information by giving it to just a few people, who then give…
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Four ways to be a sustainable fashionista

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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。 When do you think is the best time to go shopping? What clothes do you like buying? 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。 creative /kree-EY-tiv/ [adjective] – producing or using original and unusual ideas Samantha is an expert in creative writing. top /top/ [noun] – any piece of light clothing worn on the part of the body above the waist I need a top that goes well with this skirt. proper /PROP-er/ [adjective] – correct, or considered to be correct Instructions always include proper use of machines. away /uh-WEY/…
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Four ways to be a sustainable fashionista

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. garment /GAHR-muhnt/ [noun] – a piece of clothing Make sure to iron the garment on the reverse side to protect the print. prolong /pruh-LAWNG/ [verb] – to make something last a longer time Let us not prolong the meeting unnecessarily. contrary /KON-trer-ee/ [adjective] – opposite Contrary to our expectations, she was able to recover in less than 6 months. embroider /em-BROI-der/ [verb] – to decorate cloth or clothing with patterns or pictures consisting of stitches that are sewn directly onto the material My grandmother embroidered my old clothes with flowers. strive /strahyv/ [verb] – to try…
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Four ways to be a sustainable fashionista

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. How would you describe your fashion sense? How often do you go shopping for clothes? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. minor /MAHY-ner/ [adjective] – having little importance, influence, or effect, especially when compared with other things of the same type There were some minor changes to the schedule. fashionista /fash-uh-NEE-stuh/ [noun] – a devoted follower of fashion She is known as the stylish fashionista of the group. outfit /OUT-fit/ [noun] – a set of clothes worn for a particular occasion or activity Alice went out to buy a new outfit…
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The benefits of doing household chores

Children Helping Parents With Household Chores In Kitchen

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 doing household chores? What household chores do you do every day? 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。 desk /desk/ [noun] – a type of table that you can work at, often one with drawers Nina piled the books neatly on her desk. stress /stres/ [noun] – great worry caused by a difficult situation, or something that causes this condition Meditation can help people under stress. head-on /HED-ON/ [adverb] – direct or directly We must face the problems head-on. tidy /TAHY-dee/ [verb] – to make a place…
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