The sixteenth lesson(英語の寸評)

Words to Miyo

Where do you Live?

House or apartment, big or small, how many rooms?
Old or modern?
Your listening comprehension is improving noticeably–good work!
Please remember the difference between very and so: It’s a very big building. BUT: Wow! It’s so big!


Words to Mutsuko

Times and Places Change

Continuing with our photobook foreword, we learned how differenly the position of lifeguard is regarded now versus the 1930s.
Some interesting vocabulary work here: note that sometimes writers make their own words! “Ocean centricity”, for example. Also, remember “authority” is not the same as “author”.
And In Headway 4, we started preparing to read a passage about how tourism sometimes destroys beautiful places. Coming next time: Paradise Lost?