• Gamers Push Limits of Scientific Research
  • tweak:a slight change to something in order to improve it
  • invaluable:extremely useful
  • outreach:the practice of providing help and advice to people before they have to ask for it
  • 二週間ぶりの英会話.口が全然動かない.リハビリが必要.


  • Things Your Dog Might Know
  • tilt: 傾き
  • magnetism: 磁気
  • breed: 品種
  • deductive: using information about things that are generally true in order to understand something specific
  • deception: the act of deliberately trying to trick someone
  • manipulate: to intentionally control or influence someone or something
  • domesticate: to purposefully breed wild animals so they can live with or be used by humans
  • 口が回らないのはもちろん,単語も聞き取れなくなっている.前日の夜に予習,翌朝受講の習慣をつけよう.



  • 忙しかったので10分だけフリートークをしてもらった.


  • New Apple Software Helps Limit Smartphone Use
  • cut back (on): to start doing less of something because it is bad for you
  • 発音について,かなり丁寧に指導してもらった.
    • r,l,oの発音.特にbecauseを発音するときに/ow/となってしまうくせがあるとのこと.気をつけないと.
    • the/thee/と読むときと/thuh/と読むときの違いについて.知識としては知っているけど,実際の会話になるとつい忘れてしまう.
  • 会話中に思いつかなかったフレーズ:
    • kill the time:時間を潰す.(It kills out time)
    • pass the time:時間を潰す.(It helps pass our time)


  • The Future of Drones is Flying Ahead
  • parcel:小包
  • long-haul:長距離
  • bill:議案
  • shortage in labor:人手不足
  • 発音をかなり丁寧に指摘してくれる人だった.やはり,/r/と/l/の発音が難しい.継続的な練習が必要.



  • The Healing Power of Pets
  • unconditional: not having any conditions or limits
  • incorporate: to include something as a part of something else
  • schizophrenia: a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to faulty perception, inappropriate actions and feelings, withdrawal from reality and personal relationships into fantasy and delusion, and a sense of mental fragmentation.
  • bipolar disorder: (of psychiatric illness) characterized by both manic and depressive episodes, or manic ones only
  • 好きな動物はなにかと聞かれて,柴犬と即答した.


  • やる気が出なかったので,10分だけフリートークしてもらった.


  • Sleeping In On Weekends Might Save Your Life
  • sleep in: to sleep until later in the morning than you usually do
  • deficit: the difference between the amount of something that someone has and the amount that they need
  • replenish: to make something full again
  • ritual: 儀式,習慣.