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2020/04/09
Hi everyone! This season’s useful phrases are about health and illness. Our phrase for today is to come down with something. This phrase is used when someone is about to become sick or to have some symptoms of a less serious illness. The preposition “with” is typically followed by a particular disease (come down with the flu/ measles/ a cold). For example: “I have to cancel the meeting because I`ve come down with a fever.”...

2020/04/04
Hi everyone! We have additional content on our homepage and it will be all about helpful English phrases in different situations. Today we’ll introduce some of the commonly used expressions when greeting someone. “Hello” and “Hi” are the most popular greetings to use in an informal or casual situation. It is generally followed by a person’s name. For example,“ Hello/ Hi, Chris. Good to see you!” “Nice to meet you” or “Pleased to meet you” is always used when meeting...

2020/03/07
Today’s English phrase is used when you get into a taxi. The driver will ask you where you want to go and you`ll answer with, ”Please take me to ~.” This phrase is okay to use in any situation where a driver will take you somewhere. Example: (You’re visiting New York City and need to take a taxi.) “ Please take me to Grand Central Station.” “ Please take me to Rockefeller Center.” “ Please take me to JFK airport, terminal 1.”

2020/02/08
Do you have a good memory? Then you can say, “I won’t forget...” This is a promise that you will remember something. Examples: Mi: What’s my name? John: Mi. Mi: Don’t forget my name. John: I won’t forget your name Mi. 日本語訳 Mi:私の名前は何? John:ミィ Mi:私の名前を忘れないでね John:忘れないよ John: Remember that we’re meeting tomorrow after work. Adam: I won’t forget to come. John: Good. 日本語訳...

基本英会話 · 2020/01/22
Hello. I’m sure you already know “thank you” but when you want to thank someone for something they did for you recently, you can say, “Thank you for ...” Examples: A: Thank you for dinner the other night. B: You’re welcome A:先日は夕飯をありがとう B:どういたしまして A: Thank you for coming early. B: No problem. A:早く来てくれてありがとう B:問題ないよ Easy right? Thank you for reading this post.

基本英会話 · 2019/12/14
Hello! Our basic conversation phrase for today is Would you like to..? If you want to ask someone what they want to do in a polite way, you can say, “Would you like to…?” Examples: ① A: Would you like to have dinner with me Friday night? B: No, sorry. ② A: Would you like to go to the beach with me? I’m going surfing. B: Yeah, let’s go! ③ A: Would you like to eat anything else? B: No, thank you. I’m full. 《日本語訳》 ①...

基本英会話 · 2019/12/07
Hi everyone! Today’s conversation phrase is, “Can you give me a moment?” Use this phrase when you want someone to wait for you to do something. To give a moment means to give someone a short amount of time (to do something). It’s a little more indirect than saying, “Can you wait?” Examples: Mary: John, can you help me with something? John: Sure, but can you give me a moment? I’m studying Japanese right now. 日本語訳 Mary:ジョン、手伝ってもらってもいい?...

基本英会話 · 2019/11/06
Hello! Today’s useful phrase is, "Because..." This is used to answer a "why" question. A "Why" question asks for a reason. A "Because" answer gives the reason. <<Example>> ① Why are you studying Japanese? Because I want to work in Japan. ② Why did you come to Japan? Because I love Japanese animation. ③ Why are you late? Because, the trains stopped this morning. 《日本語訳》 ① なぜ日本語の勉強をしているの? なぜなら日本で働きたいからだよ...

基本英会話 · 2019/10/26
Hello! Today’s useful phrase is Why are you...? This is used to ask for the reason for something. The important part of this phrase is ‘why.’ You can also ask, Why did you...? <<Example>> ①Why are you studying Japanese? ②Why are you late? ③Why did you come to Japan? ④Why did you go to sleep late last night? 《日本語訳》 ①なぜ日本語の勉強をしているの? ②なんで遅れたの? ③なぜ日本に来たの?...

基本英会話 · 2019/10/19
Hello everyone! We have another conversation starter for today: I can’t stop thinking about... We usually use this phrase to say what we are worrying about, but sometimes, we also use this phrase to say what we are very interested or curious about. We can also use this to talk about something we like very much. For example: ① When you can’t stop worrying: A: I can’t stop thinking about my thesis presentation tomorrow. I’m so nervous! B: You worked very hard to do your research and...

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