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Trade body group expresses concern about deposit return program’s launch date

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Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. consortium /kuhn-SAWR-shee-uhm/ [noun] – an organization of several businesses or banks joining together as a group for a shared purpose A European consortium created the brand-new aircraft. flagship /FLAG-ship/ [noun] – the best or most important product, idea, building, etc. that an organization owns or produces The business already has a flagship location in New York and plans to add another there the following year. oversee /oh-ver-SEE/ [verb] – to watch or organize a job or an activity to make certain that it is being done correctly She oversees both the production and research sections. urge…
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Trade body group expresses concern about deposit return program’s launch date

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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 recycle? What do you do with single-use plastic products after using them? 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。 trade /treyd/ [noun] – the activity of buying and selling, or exchanging, goods and/or services between people or countries The amount of trade between the two countries has increased. receive /ri-SEEV/ [verb] – to get or be given something Each child will receive a small gift. chairman /CHAIR-muhn/ [noun] – a person in charge of a meeting or organization He was the department chairman before me. charge /charhj/ [verb]…
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Trade body group expresses concern about deposit return program’s launch date

plastic bottles,Recycle waste management concept.

Pre-reading questions I will read each question. Then, please answer them. What do you recycle at your house? Do you often buy single-use plastic products? What are they? Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. association /uh-soh-see-EY-shuhn/ [noun] – a group of people who work together in a single organization for a particular purpose The association’s members all follow a strict code of conduct. beverage /BEV-er-ij/ [noun] – a drink of any type The hotel lounge serves alcoholic beverages. register /REJ-uh-ster/ [verb] – to put information, especially your name, into an official list or record By the end of April, students must register…
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Meet Yahya Jan, the architect of Dubai’s Ciel Tower

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. iconic /ahy-KON-ik/ [adjective] – very famous or popular, especially being considered to represent particular opinions or a particular time The Eiffel Tower is an iconic landmark that symbolizes the romance and elegance of Paris. completion /kuhm-PLEE-shuhn/ [noun] – the act of finishing something that you are doing or making Upon completion of the project, the team will have successfully engineered an innovative solution to the problem. constraint /kuhn-STREYNT/ [noun] – something that controls what you do by keeping you within particular limits The constraint of limited resources forced the company to re-evaluate its production process and…
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Meet Yahya Jan, the architect of Dubai’s Ciel Tower

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Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. Can you name three famous architects and their most famous works? Have you ever visited an architectural landmark or building? If so, which one, and what was your impression? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. breathtaking /BRETH-tey-king / [adjective] – extremely exciting, beautiful, or surprising The panoramic view from the mountaintop was breathtaking, leaving him in awe. ambitious /am-BISH-uhs/ [adjective] – having a strong wish to be successful, powerful, or rich He had an ambitious plan to climb the seven highest peaks on seven continents. present /PREZ-uhnt / [verb] – if…
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Meet Yahya Jan, the architect of Dubai’s Ciel Tower

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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 building? Are architects important in building construction? 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。 tower /TOU-er/ [noun] – a tall, narrow structure, often square or circular, that either forms part of a building or stands alone The Eiffel Tower is a famous landmark located in Paris, France. face /feys/ [verb] – if you face a problem, or a problem faces you, you have to deal with it She faced a difficult decision when choosing between two job offers. admire /ad-MAHYUHR/ [verb] – to find someone or…
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What is the potential of vertical farming?

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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 the idea of vertical farming? Is vertical farming a new 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。 farming /FAHR-ming/ [noun] – the activity of working on a farm or organizing the work there Farming is the practice of growing plants and raising animals for food. store /stawr/ [noun] – a place where you can buy goods or services A store is a place where you can buy things you need. challenge /CHAL-inj/ [noun] – (the situation of being faced with) something that needs great mental or…
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What is the potential of vertical farming?

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. exceed /ik-SEED/ [verb] – to be greater than a number or amount, or to go past an allowed limit The company’s profits exceeded expectations for the quarter. viable /VAHY-uh-buhl / [adjective] – able to work as intended or able to succeed After testing the new product, the team determined that it was not a viable option for the market. innovation /in-uh-VEY-shuhn/ [noun] – (the use of) a new idea or method The new technology represents a significant innovation in the field of renewable energy. recruitment /ri-KROOT-muhnt/ [noun] – the process of finding people to work for…
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