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2020年7月5日例会報告


【英文記事講読】「易しい日本語で外国人居住者にもわかりやすい情報提供を」

'Easy Japanese' helps foreign residents get information in emergencies

The Japan News, May 29, 2020

How should public information from governments, which directly affects people's lives and safety, be conveyed to foreigners living in Japan? This is increasingly important as the impact of the new coronavirus spreads.

It may be commonly thought that such information is best conveyed in English, but that's not necessarily the case....

やさしいにほんご

【Current English Quiz】※解答は次回

1. 感染 (_ n _ _ c _ i _ n)

2. 消毒 (_ i _ _ n _ _ _ _ _ _ _)

3. 換気 (v _ _ _ i l a _ _ _ n)

4. 一時的流行 ( ) a. pandemic b. endemic c. epidemic

5. 陣中見舞い ( ) money a. endowment b. endorsement c. encouragement

6. 贈収賄事件 (b _ i b _ _ y) (c _ _ e)

7. 連座制 guilt-by-( ) a. alliance b. association c. accessory

8. 零細店 (m _ m)-and-(_ o _) store

9. 人間のクズ ( ) a. riff-raff b. flip-flop c. pitter-patter

10. 暴露本 (t _ l _)-(a _ _) book

11. ボウガン ( ) a. bowgun b. crossbow c. bow and arrow

12. 3密=密集・密接・密着 (C _ o _ e d) (s p _ c _ s), (C r _ _ d _ d) (p _ a _ _ s), and (C _ _ s e)-(c o _ t _ c _) settings

13. 3K(キケン・キタナイ・キツイ) の仕事=3D job (D_________), (D____) and (D________)


※前回の解答

1. across-the-board cash handout 2. patient with moderate case 3. untraceable case 4. fugitive 5. This law has no teeth. 6. furlough 7. gubernatorial election 8. mayoral election 9. sitting 10, Aezis Ashore 11. Aegian Sea 12, partial eclipse 13. summer solstice

 

【Translation Trial】※解答例は次回

その古代遺跡を訪れたのは2度目だったが、その壮麗さに初めて訪れた時と同じくらいの感銘を受けた。(中級)

※前回の解答例(必ずしも正しいとは限りません)

The wife closely questioned her husband where and with whom he had been the night before and he was at a loss for an answer. (26 words)


 

【Listening Quiz】

NHK英語ニュースから穴あきディクテーション

※略

 


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