受講生のコメント(一覧)

Thank you for the nice conversation again, Kathryn.It's easy to lose track of time when I talk to you because it's so fun!! See you soon and take care of yourself.
Kathryn G.先生 01/23
I enjoyed our lesson. We looked at some cute cat pictures. It cheered me up so much. Thank you for helping me with my translation practice. See you soon!
Deborah先生 01/23
Thank you very much for the interesting news from the BBC.
Andrew B.先生 01/23
This was the first lesson with Vlada. At first I could not catch his request for contact because of my bad condition of Skype. Looking for FAQ, I finally found the way how to contact a teacher not on my contact list. There's a skype name on my booking list! So I gave a call to Vlada and we were able to start our lesson at last although I still faced a trouble about screen sharing. Vlada patiently waited for solving my skype troubles and corrected my English e-mail quickly. In spite of his photo, he is very frank and friendly teacher;-) He kindly supplemented our lesson with extra time for introducing ourselves. Thank you, Vlada. See you soon!
Vladimir K.先生 01/23
Tonight we talked about Fukuoka that CNN took up as a most innovative city in Japan. The head offices of big companies are in Tokyo. We have to create innovative cities in local areas in order to invite young people. From that viewpoint, I will pay proper attention to the future of Fukuoka.
Mark M.先生 01/23
After a small talk about our weekend, we discussed inequality of income in the world with an article about it. Under the present world situation like inauguration of Trump and hard Brexit, I have a strong interest in this topic. Frou suggested me a good topic at the right time. We talked about a relation between inequality and happiness, social change and inequality, present Japanese and Filipino income situation, factors on modern Japanese historical change of inequality, AI & robotics's future influence to unemployment, etc. I proposed to talk more about this topic and she said she would give me another related article in near future. Thank you for always giving me an interesting topic, Frou. See you soon. Take care!
Froulaine A.先生 01/23
Today we read an article about reindeer situation. It says reindeer are having a hard time to getting their food in colder winter and get pregnant earlier, which leads to smaller, weaker reindeers. This is all the effect of human-made climate change. That's sad reality but every single one of us should think about what we can do to stop it. I appreciate this kind of articles, which promote our awareness about the serioue issue we are facing. I like this article,, thank you Max!
Mark M.先生 01/23
Today we talked about how British people spend their Christmas and New Year Holidays. It was interesting as I have learned a lot from Kathryn. Then I asked about riding a bike in England. I had a good time talking with her.
Kathryn G.先生 01/23
It was very nice talking with you, see you next time ! :D Andrew is a very nice teacher with a very clear british accent, which is easy to catch. Beginners who had started learning English by the American accentmight find that slightly hard to understand, but I am sure that you'll be used to it very easily. Nowdays, even the English tests popular in Japan like the Eiken, requires people to be able to catch, understand, and find the right information from every accents. Which means, every people learning English needs to be used to every popular accents. I recommend you all to try his lesson. He taught me about the collocations today. I'm not very good at those stuff, but his explanation of that was tremendously easy to understand.
Andrew B.先生 01/23
Thank your for the lesson to my daughter. The lesson was awesome and Riana really enjoyed and she's looking forward to talking to you again soon.
Mauricio G.先生 01/23
 
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第59回:新年明けましておめでとうございます ( 掲載日: 2016.1.7 )


新年明けましておめでとうございます。
昨年は体調不良によるレッスンキャンセルや、レッスン数の
変更でご迷惑をおかけしすみませんでした。今年は体調に
合わせて、少しずつペースを戻していけたらなと思っております!
本年もどうぞよろしくお願い致します。

みなさんは年末年始ゆっくりとお過ごしになられましたか?
レッスンを再開して、みなさんどんなおせちを食べたか、
お年玉をもらった、初売りに行った、などなど、
楽しいお話をたくさん聞かせていただいております。
中には3kg太りました...と密告してくださった生徒さんも!笑

私もお正月は弟と千葉の祖母宅で寝正月を過ごしました。
毎年おいしいおせちと祖母がついたお餅を用意して待っていて
くれて、朝からおビール様を頂き、お互いお年玉を渡し合い、
テレビを見て、ザ・お正月!を満喫させて頂きました。

⭐︎今年81歳になるとは思えない祖母と弟と親友と⭐︎

シンガポール時代は若かったということもあり(笑)
カウントダウンを友達とクラブで過ごし、ヘロヘロな状態で元旦は
朝から家族とおせちと日本酒を。

シンガポールはカウントダウンは盛大にクラブやビーチ、マリーナ
ベイで花火やカウントダウンパーティが盛大に行われます。
しかし以前お話したように、シンガポールは旧正月が一番重要です
ので、元旦は特に行事があるわけでもなく、「年が変わる」瞬間を
祝うのとは打って変わって普通の休日です。

これはオーストラリアでもそうで、やはり年越しは盛大に、お正月は
日常に戻る、といった形でした。

年越しは除夜の鐘を聞いて年越しそばを食べ、新年が明けたら
初詣へ、そして三ヶ日は家族とのんびり過ごす、というのは日本独自の
文化なのでしょう。日本に帰ってきてそれに気付き、年々薄れてゆくこの
文化を大切にしたいなぁと思うようになりました。


それでは2016年、格言第一弾はこちら!

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something.
But I can't accept not trying. - Michael Jordan

失敗することは耐えらるが、挑戦しないことは耐えられない。

アメリカの有名なバスケットボール選手、マイケルジョーダンの名言です。

彼は「9000回以上シュートを外し、300試合以上負けた。決勝シュートも
26回外した。人生で何度も何度も失敗してきた。だから僕は成功したんだ。」
とも言っています。

多くの失敗から成功に繋げることを体現したのが彼なんです。

成功を学ぶためには、まず失敗から学ばなければいけません。
失敗するためには、挑戦しなければいけません。

今年は昨年以上にチャレンジ精神を忘れず、新しいことにどんどん挑戦
して、自分の道を拓いていきたいと思っております!
みなさんも学校、お仕事、資格、いろいろあると思いますが、悔いのない
1年になるよう、一緒に頑張りましょう!



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