学習コラム

週刊英字新聞「Asahi Weekly」で好評の連載コラムを掲載。TOEICテストや大学入試に役立つ語彙・文法解説のほか、表現力・発信力がアップできる英作文の作り方など、幅広い英語の知識が身につきます。

[毎週木曜日更新(祝日は翌営業日更新)]

英語豆知識 こぼれっぱなし

  • 9/20 UP

    • 雲よ

      雲よ

  • 9/6 UP

    • 最後の e を忘れるな

      最後の e を忘れるな

  • 8/23 UP

    • 蹴りたい自分

      蹴りたい自分

  • 8/9 UP

    • ウナギと恐竜

      ウナギと恐竜

  • 7/19 UP

    • テクストブック、テクストブック!

      テクストブック、テクストブック!

  • 7/5 UP

    • 手のひら返し

      手のひら返し

英会話に生かすしゃれたイディオム

  • 9/20 UP

    • devil’s advocate(a person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of an opposing argument)

      devil’s advocate(a person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of an opposing argument)

  • 9/6 UP

    • a cross to bear(a difficult responsibility or burden that someone must handle on their own)

      a cross to bear(a difficult responsibility or burden that someone must handle on their own)

  • 8/23 UP

    • Physician, heal thyself(People should take care of their own defects and not just correct the faults of others.)

      Physician, heal thyself(People should take care of their own defects and not just correct the faults of others.)

  • 8/9 UP

    • Lightning never strikes the same place twice.(used to say that a very unusual event is not likely to happen again to the same person or in the same place)

      Lightning never strikes the same place twice.(used to say that a very unusual event is not likely to happen again to the same person or in the same place)

  • 7/19 UP

    • have bats in the belfry(be silly and slightly crazy and behave in a confused or strange way)

      have bats in the belfry(be silly and slightly crazy and behave in a confused or strange way)

  • 7/5 UP

    • be hoisted with / by / on one’s own petard(to be harmed or disadvantaged by an action of one's own that was meant to harm someone else)

      be hoisted with / by / on one’s own petard(to be harmed or disadvantaged by an action of one's own that was meant to harm someone else)

シミケンの比べてわかる英単語

  • 9/20 UP

    • fast / quick / early【速い・早い】

      fast / quick / early【速い・早い】

  • 9/13 UP

    • tall / high  【高い】

      tall / high 【高い】

  • 9/5 UP

    • small / little【小さい】

      small / little【小さい】

  • 8/30 UP

    • large / big 【大きい】

      large / big 【大きい】

  • 8/23 UP

    • split / share / divide / separate 【分ける】

      split / share / divide / separate 【分ける】

  • 8/16 UP

    • begin / start【始める、始まる】

      begin / start【始める、始まる】

  • 8/9 UP

    • shut / close【閉まる、閉じる】

      shut / close【閉まる、閉じる】

  • 7/26 UP

    • become / get / turn / go / come / fall 【~になる】

      become / get / turn / go / come / fall 【~になる】

  • 7/19 UP

    • throw / cast / toss【投げる】

      throw / cast / toss【投げる】

  • 7/12 UP

    • pull / draw / drag / tug【引く】

      pull / draw / drag / tug【引く】

  • 7/5 UP

    • pick / choose / select / elect【選ぶ】

      pick / choose / select / elect【選ぶ】

  • 6/28 UP

    • eat / have【食べる】

      eat / have【食べる】

英語のふ・し・ぎ

  • 3/22 UP

    • “I know Bill has called John. Has he called you, too?” という問いに対して、“Yes, he has, too.” という返事はなぜ不可か?

  • 3/8 UP

    • I could enjoy the party last night. とはなぜ言えないのか?

  • 2/22 UP

    • There is the book on the table. が通例不可なのはなぜか?

  • 2/8 UP

    • freedom と freedoms は何が違うのか?

  • 1/25 UP

    • I wanted to talk to you this afternoon. は、「午後あなたと話したかった」という意味でいいのか?

  • 1/11 UP

    • You should have discussed it. と It should have been discussed. は何が違うのか?

句動詞de英作文

  • 9/13 UP

    • 夏休み明けは復習問題から

  • 8/30 UP

    • 随伴の with(5)

  • 8/16 UP

    • 随伴の with(4)

  • 7/26 UP

    • 随伴の with(3)

  • 7/12 UP

    • 随伴の with(2)

  • 6/28 UP

    • 随伴の with(1)