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Study says using renewable energy might result in trillion-dollar savings

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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 solar energy at home? Does your car use a lot of fuel? 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。 fuel /FYOO-uhl/ [noun] – a substance that is used to provide heat or power, usually by being burned The car consumes a lot of fuel. incorrect /in-kuh-REKT/ [in-kuh-REKT] – not correct or not true The information you gave us was incorrect. based on /beyst on/ [phrasal verb] – to use information to support or prove an opinion or belief The novel is based on a true story. technology…
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Apple releases new devices

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© APPLE 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。 When was the last time you bought a smartphone? What do you like the most about your smartphone? 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。 aim /eym/ [verb] – to point or direct a weapon or other object toward someone or something The hunter aimed at the boar. several /SEV-er-uhl/ [adjective] – some; an amount that is not exact but is fewer than many I was welcomed by several people. available /uh-VEY-luh-buhl/ [adjective] – able to be bought or used The box office has available…
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What happens in the brain when you watch a TV show in a single sitting

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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 binge-watch? Who is your favorite movie character? 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。 season /SEE-zuhn/ [noun] – one of several series of television programs with the same title and the same characters The third season of my favorite series will be shown tonight. enjoyable /en-JOI-uh-buhl/ [adjective] – An enjoyable event or experience gives you pleasure I always try to make my lessons enjoyable. continue /kuhn-TIN-yoo/ [verb] – to keep happening, existing, or doing something, or to cause something or someone to do this Do you want to…
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Is dopamine fasting method based on science?

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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 activities do you avoid doing? Have you ever tried fasting? 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。 interest /IN-ter-ist/ [noun] – the feeling of wanting to give your attention to something or of wanting to be involved with and to discover more about something Her interest in art was from her father. limited /LIM-i-tid/ [adjective] – kept within a particular size, range, time, etc. The room is only limited to 4 people. pleasure /PLEZH-er/ [noun] – enjoyment, happiness, or satisfaction, or something that gives this He wrote an article…
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Scientists in Plymouth identify plastics using computers

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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 plastic products? Do you have plastic management in your country? 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。 end up /end uhp/ [phrasal verb] – to finally be in a particular place or situation How does the story end up? break down /BREYK-doun/ [phrasal verb] – to divide something into smaller parts Let’s break down the project into smaller parts in order to deal with them one by one. remove /ri-MOOV/ [verb] – to take something or someone away from somewhere, or off something Please help me remove…
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Robots in towns

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©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 science fiction? Are you a fan of robots? 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。 robot /ROH-bot / [noun] – a machine controlled by a computer that is used to perform jobs automatically The robot was programmed to copy human movements. science fiction /SAHY-uhns FIK-shuhn/ [noun] – books, movies, or cartoons about an imagined future, especially about space travel or other planets He’s a great reader of science fiction. delivery /dih-LIV-uh-ree/ [noun] – the act of taking goods, letters, packages, etc. to people’s houses or…
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Smartphones being tracked in USA

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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 like smartphones? Do you like technology? 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。 document /DOK-yuh-muhnt/ [noun] – a paper or set of papers with written or printed information, especially of an official type The document is on the table. department /dih-PAHRT-muhnt/ [noun] – a part of an organization such as a school, business, or government that deals with a particular area of study or work The department will have a meeting today. information /in-fer-MEY-shuhn/ [noun] – facts about a situation, person, event, etc The information made us prepare…
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Can robots do what humans can?

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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 like robots? Can robots be better than humans? 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。 easily /EEZ-lee/ [adverb] – with no difficulty or effort He finished the job easily. become /bih-KUHM/ [verb] – to start to be She will become a doctor. normal /nawr-muhl/ [adjective] – ordinary or usual; the same as would be expected Wearing a face mask is normal now. popular /POP-yuh-ler/ [adjective] – liked, enjoyed, or supported by many people The actress in my country is popular. report /ri-POHRT/ [noun] – a description of an…
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Could contact lenses be the next generation of computer screens?

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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 wear contact lenses? Are you fond of using gadgets? 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。 speech /speech/ [noun] – a formal talk given usually to a large number of people on a special occasion I had to give a speech at my sister’s wedding. testing /testing/ [noun] – the process of using or trying something to see if it works, is suitable, obeys the rules, etc. Products will not be approved unless they have had adequate testing. display /dih-SPLEY/ [noun] – a collection of objects or pictures…
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New electric car emerges

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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 like electric cars? Do you want to own an electric car? 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。 hope /HOHP/ [verb] – to want something to happen or to be true, and usually have a good reason to think that it might I hope she says yes to our date. help /HELP/ [verb] – to make it possible or easier for someone to do something, by doing part of the work yourself or by providing advice, money, support, etc How can she help him? high /HAHY/ [adjective] –…
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