Category: Phrases!

[スキル]欧米人を驚かせる会話表現5選

外国人と話したい!けど、「ノー」「イェス」など簡単な表現しか話せない! 単語や文法をコツコツと勉強しているのに、会話力が全然伸びていない!そう感じている方にネイティブスピーカーもよく使われている表現5個を紹介いたします。 Are you sure you can______ できる?/れる/られる この表現は後ろに動詞の原型と接続し、相手に「これ、できる?」と聞くときに使います。 Are you sure you can come this Sunday? 今週の日曜日は来られる? Are you sure you can finish your job today? 今日中に仕事をこなせる? Do you mind/Would you mind______ してもいい?/してくれない? この表現は後ろに動詞のing型と接続し、ある動作をする前に相手の許可をもらうために使う表現です。 Do you mind my siting beside you. 隣に座ってもいい? Would you mind giving me your Facebook ID? フェイスブックのアカウントをもらってもいい?/教えてくれない? Should’t we/I______ したほうがいいじゃない? […]

[Phrases] How To Express Your Ideas Politely

Hello everyone! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer to the last episode: Would you mind if I took the rest of the day off? Expressing an opinion is an important process of interacting with other people in formal and informal settings. Today, let’s learn some phrases for giving an opinion. 1. Personally, […]

[Phrases] Useful Expressions For Asking For Approval

Hello everyone! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s review the last episode. Sometimes we are not sure if it is a good idea to do something, so we need to ask for the consent of others. In order to do this, we need some useful English expressions. Today, let’s learn some phrases for asking for […]

[Phrases] 5 Funny Idioms You May Not Know

Hello everyone! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s review the phrases of the last episode. An idiom is a figure of speech established by usage that has a meaning not necessarily deductible from those of the individual words. If you look closely at the literal meaning of most idioms, you will find that they […]

[Phrases] Never Take ‘Put One’s Nose’ Literally!

Hello everyone! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s review the last episode. ‘Put’ is an easy verb perhaps you knew before. But when putting this word in phrases you may be confused about the meaning of it. Today, let’s learn some useful phrases with ‘put’. 1. Put a cork in it to tell someone […]

[Phrases] Does ‘Eat One’s Heart Out’ Really Mean To Eat Heart?

Hello everyone! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s review the phrases of the last episode. We all know the heart is very important. If it stops functioning, your body begins systematically shutting down. There are many idioms about ‘heart’ that native speakers use. Today, let’s learn some useful expressions to make you sound like […]

[Phrases] Expressions With ‘Set’

Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The right answer is ‘A’: The competition was so intense that our company came away empty-handed. Have you ever experienced that you know every single word in the sentence, but when combining them, you just can’t figure out what that […]

[Phrases] Expressions Related To ‘Come’

Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s review the last episode. ‘Come’ is an easy verb that you may have learnt at the very beginning, but when putting in phrases as native speakers do you may be confused. Today let’s learn some idioms about ‘Come’! And here are the phrases. 1. Come apart at […]

[Phrases] Idioms Related To ‘Run’

Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The right answer is C : “Could I please see a menu?” Learning a language can be like running a marathon- we need to keep training and learning before we improve, so today let’s focus on idioms about RUN! And […]

[Phrases] Idioms Related To “Head”

Hi all! Before we learn some new phrases, let’s check the answer of the last episode. The right answer is A “She started to accusing him but he didn’t turn a hair.” Did you get it? Last time we talked about some idioms about ‘like’. Today let’s focus on idioms that featuring the most productive part-the […]

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