Travelin' English 25 : Dormitory Stay 2

今週は 【Travelin’ English 25: Dormitory Stay 2】、無料リスニングサンプルをご紹介いたします。 5つのパートに分けて、リスニングの練習としてお使い下さい。

Read 'em : 100歳で小学校卒業・Never too old to learn

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英語:Centenarian graduates from primary school

At the age of 100, she is now officially the oldest primary school graduate of Mexico. Manuela Hernandez was born in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca (pronounced: wahaka) in June 1913. But she had to leave school after just one year in order to help make ends meet at home. “My parents did not insist on me studying. I wanted to go but I […]

By |June 28th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

A head full of burdons

Dear Readers,

As always, thank you in advance for reading this newsletter and blog. I hope all is well with you. I do not have a great deal of time to write anything today, so I will quickly try to make up a short poem and then ask my very gifted colleague Melissa, to create a little bit of artwork to sit on top of it. Until […]

By |June 28th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Brace yourself

Hello and welcome to yet another weekly edition of our newsletter. Once again coming to you a little bit earlier than usual. Apparently, by sending out the newsletter a bit earlier last week we had a few more people than usual click on to see what we’re up to which is guess is a positive thing – the more clickers the merrier.

‘What’s new with you?’ […]

By |June 20th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 24: Dormitory Stay 1

今週は 【Travelin’ English 24: Dormitory Stay 1】、無料リスニングサンプルをご紹介いたします。 5つのパートに分けて、リスニングの練習としてお使い下さい。

公式の単語になった「ツイート」

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英語:’Tweet’ Re-Defined In Oxford English Dictionary To Include ‘Social Media Sense’

You can now Tweet in safety, grammar pedants: the word has been officially entered into the Oxford English Dictionary for its social media implications, as well as its audible pleasantries. In fact, a whole host of meanings and words related to Twitter have made it into the OED. The words Follow (verb), follower (noun) and tweet (noun and verb) […]

By |June 20th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

100歳のテディベア・持ち主探し

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英語:UK airport tries to find century-old lost teddy’s family

London (CNN) — His fur is worn in places, his nose is rather threadbare and he’s a little saggy round the middle.
But staff at Bristol Airport in the west of England believe the elderly teddy bear left in the departure lounge more than a year ago, along with a photograph dated 1918, must have a loving family somewhere. The picture, produced […]

By |June 14th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Like grandfather, like grandaughter

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I hope you had a pheasant weekend. ‘Pheasant??!! Weekend??!! Don’t you mean, have a pleasant weekend, I think your spelling needs some attention and you’ve got your tenses mixed up a bit mate, that or you simply don’t know what day of the week it is’. It’s true, I’m not the best at spelling, and I do have tense and sense issues from time to time, […]

By |June 13th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 23 : Common Question Asked After Greetings 3

今週は 【Travelin’ English 23: Common Question Asked After Greetings 3】、無料リスニングサンプルをご紹介いたします。 5つのパートに分けて、リスニングの練習としてお使い下さい。

飛行機でのImpromptu – フィラデルフィア管弦楽団

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英語:Philadelphia Orchestra Plays On Board Plane While Flight Is Delayed

Don’t you just hate it when your flight is delayed and there isn’t a orchestra on board to entertain you while you sit for several hours on the tarmac? Fortunately, that wasn’t a problem for passengers on a flight from Beijing to Macao, who just happened to have the Philadelphia Orchestra on their plane. So, finding themselves with four hours […]

By |June 13th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments