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ファインイングリッシュ難波で使う教材は、様々な話題に関する英語の質問集です。

 

教材①はアルファベットのAからZまでの項目があり、各アルファベット毎(XとZは除く)に12個のトピックとなる単語があり、それぞれの単語にだいたい7個ずつ質問があります。裏表印刷で48枚分です。レベルとしては特に難しくはありません。

 

教材②は様々な話題がランダムで記載された質問集です。裏表印刷で50枚分です。

 

教材①②は1000円です。必要なものを入会時にお知らせください。体験時には貸出致します。新しい教材を常に作成していますので、話題が無くなることはありません。

 

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教材①(裏表印刷でB5用紙48枚。)

教材②(裏表印刷50枚)

教材③

9月4週目

 

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/09/20/national/schools-firms-ramping-efforts-train-volunteers-2020-tokyo-games/#.WcIqcshJbIU

 

 

1. Summarize the article.

  

 

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

(1) ram up (強める) (2) as a prerequisite (前提として)  (3) vital (不可欠な)  (4) split (分裂させる)  (5) expect (予想する)  (6) concern (~に関係する)  (7) meanwhile (一方では)  (8) nationwide (全国的な) (9) committee (委員会) (10) venue (開催地)

 

 

3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) Do you think that the Olympic Games in 2020 will be as popular as they are expecting?

(2) What can be good points and bad points about the Olympic Games?

(3) Why do you think over 90,000 volunteers are expected to be needed during the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Game?

(4) Would you like to join it as a volunteer?

(5) Is the campaign to encourage students to join the Olympic Games good?

(6) What do you think about the fact that Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. is  a top sponsor for the Tokyo Olympics?

(7) Are you confident enough to pass the application screenings and interviews for volunteers?

(8) Do you agree with this idea, “Volunteers from abroad will also be welcome to apply”?

(9) What kind of trainings do volunteers have to go through?

 

(10) Do you think the Olympic Games will still be popular in 20 years from now?

9月3週目

 

 

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/09/11/asia-pacific/north-korea-warns-u-s-u-n-gears-slap-pyongyang-heavier-sanctions/#.WbeCT8hJbIU

 

1. Summarize the article.

  

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

 

(1) vessel() (2) deepen (深くする) (3) legislation (立法) (4) convey (伝える) (5) capability (能力) (6) akin (同類の) (7) provocative (挑発的な) (8) apart from (~は別にして) (9) nuclear weapons (核兵器) (10) verification (実証)

 

 

3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) Why is North Korea so aggressive?

(2) What do you think will happen between America and North Korea?

(3) What do you think about the abduction done by North Korea?

(4) Would you like to go to North Korea?

(5) If you were a leader in North Korea, what would you do?

(6) How can Japan keep a good relationship with North Korea?

(7) What is the history of North Korea?

(8) Is dictatorship bad?

(9) What can be the real intention of the experiments of missiles?

 

(10) Is an economic sanction by the UN effective?

 

9月2週目

 

 

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/09/02/national/media-national/naivete-youth-can-costly-problem/#.Wat4L8hJbIU

 

1. Summarize the article.

  

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

 

(1) naivete (純真さ) (2) confront (立ちはだかる)  (3) tout (うるさく勧誘する) (4) ruse (計略) (5) available (利用できる) (6) pretext (言い訳) (7) solicit (請い求める) (8) emulate (競う) (9) obligatory (義務的な) (10) fatigue (疲労)

 

 

3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) According to the article, the average knapsack price for elementary school students is 50,400. Do you believe that?

(2) How should young girls avoid such fraud and robbery?

(3) Why is randoseru so expensive?

(4) Some people donate randserus to poor children. What do you think about it?

(5) Should the police regulate such a scout action targeting young girls?

(6) Do you think many grandparents are suffering from fatigue caused by their grandchildren?

(7) How often do you go back to your hometown?

(8) What is an ideal summer vacation for students?

(9) Do you think young people are facing more risks than before during the summer vacation?

(10) What is the best relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren?

 

 

8月5週目

 

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/28/reference/japans-annual-student-achievement-test-worth-cost/#.WaTDQ8hJbIU

 

1. Summarize the article.

  

 

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

(1) annual (年一回の) (2) assessment (評価) (3) according to (~によると)  (4) launch (開始する)  (5) nature (本質) (6) bolster (支持する、てこ入れする) (7) in a bid to (~するために) (8) rote (機械的手順) (9) compared with (~と比べて) (10) mitigate (和らげる)

 

 

3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) Is Japan’s annual student achievement test worth the cost?

(2) Do you think Japanese education system is good?

(3) How can the improve students’ academical excellence?

(4) What do you think about “yutori” education?

(5) What should school teachers be like?

(6) What can be an ideal school life for you?

(7) Do you think school teachers work too much?

(8) What kind of education would be good for business people?

(9) Why do you think Okinawa’s academic assessment was worst?

 

(10) If you were an English teacher, how would you teach students?

8月4週目

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/21/national/kumamoto-railway-struggles-rebuild-devastating-2016-quake/#.WZqU1yhJbIU

 

1. Summarize the article.

  

 

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

(1) rock (激しく揺さぶる) (2) a third-sector firm (非営利団体、財団) (3) landslide (地すべり) (4) trigger (引き起こす)  (5) currently (現在の所) (6) defunct (消滅した) (7) municipality (地方自治体) (8) plummet (急落する) (9) revenue (歳入) (10) administrative (行政の、管理の)

 

 

3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) Please tell me as many things as possible about the big earthquake in Kumamoto.

(2) Did you donate money to the victims in Kumamoto?

(3) What do you think about the government’s efforts to help Kumamoto Prefecture?

(4) If you have a chance to help people in Kumamoto now for a year, what would you like to do?

(5) What are the differences between the earthquake in Kumamoto and that in Fukushima?

(6) Do you have a good preparation for a strong earthquake?

(7) Do you think students in schools are well trained for such a severe disaster?

(8) Have you ever visited Kumamoto Prefecture?

(9) How can Kumamoto Prefecture develop itself again?

 

(10) Would all natural disasters be controlled by human beings in the future?

8月3週目

 

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https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/15/business/researchers-japan-use-wood-make-cellulose-nanofiber-auto-parts-stronger-lighter-metal/#.WZLpdlFJbIU

 

1. Summarize the article.

  

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

(1) substitute (代用品)  (2) viable (実行可能な) (3) vital (不可欠な)  (4) component (構成要素) (5) fragment (破片) (6) simultaneously (同時に) (7) reinforce (強化する) (8) combine (組み合わせる) (9) alloy (合金) (10) tensile (張力の)

 

3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) What kinds of industries can introduce cellulose nanofiber to their products?

(2) What can be the advantages and disadvantages of cellulose nanofiber?

(3) What countries have advantage in this field? Why?

(4) Do you think carbon nanotube can be replaced by cellulose nanofiber?

(5) If you want to be a researcher in this field now, what should you do?

(6) What technology are you most interested in now? Why?

(7) Are light cars made of cellulose nanofiber safe?

(8) If you are prime minister in Japan, would you like to invest money in this technology?

(9) What technology do you think would improve your company’s profit?

 

(10) What kind of car will go on the road in 20 years?

8月2週目

 

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http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/09/national/maternity-harassment-still-dogs-female-lawmakers-despite-governments-empowerment-goals/#.WYrj-1FJbIU

 

1. Summarize the article.

 

 

 2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

(1) prescribe (処方する) (2) premature (早熟の) (3) cease (やめる) (4) a torrent of (~の連発) (5) vigorously (活発に)

  (6) dare to (あえて~する)  (7) cradle (揺りかご) (8) vulgar (下品な) (9) tout (うるさく勧誘する) (10) poll (世論調査)

 

 3. Answer the questions below.

 

(1) In your company, is maternity leave common?

(2) Do you think the Japanese government should make a rule to increase the proportion of female lawmakers?

(3) If you need to take maternity leave or paternity leave, how should you tell your boss about it?

(4) Do you think all kinds of things should be 100% equal between men and women?

(5) What would you like to change because of the gender gap?

(6) What are politician duties?

(7) Famous people tend to become a politician easily. Is it positive for the society?

(8) Are there some advantages in your job because of your sex?

(9) If you are a member of the personnel in the company, what kind of person would you like to hire now?

 (10) What can be positive points because of certain discrimination?

8月1週目

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http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/01/national/science-health/first-ever-trial-drug-developed-ips-cells-begin-kyoto-university/#.WYEt2OlUvVI

 

1. Summarize the article.

 

2. Make a sentence or a story by using the words below.

 

(1) iPS cells (iPS細胞)            (2) induce (引き起こす)

(3) inhibit (抑制する)               (4) replicate (複製する)

(5) confirm (確認する)                  (6) conference (協議会)

(7) symptom (兆候)              (8) spur (促進する)

(9) ligament (靭帯)             (10) regenerative medicine (再生医療)

 

3.Answer the questions below.

 

(1) What will be regenerative medicine be like in the future?

(2) Why was the world’s first clinical trial of a drug using iPS cells done for a minor disease?

(3) Please tell me about iPS cells.

(4) How many diseases can you enumerate in English?

(5) Can cancer be cured perfectly by using iPS cells?

(6) What is the most painful treatment you have ever experienced?

(7) In order to lead the medical industry, what should the Japanese government do?

(8) Do you believe that humans will get an eternal life?

(9) Please tell me the disadvantages of regenerative medicine.

(10) What do you usually do to keep your healthy mind?