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レアジョブオリジナルの英会話ニュース教材です。世界の時事ネタを中心に、ビジネスから科学やスポーツまで、幅広いトピックのニュースを毎日更新しています。本教材を通して、ビジネスで使える実用的な英会話表現や英単語を身に付けることができます。
 
ネイティブが話す様々な会話を、教材向けの聞き取りやすい英語ではなく自然でありのままなお楽しみ頂けます。英語と日本語の解説が入りますので、初心者の方も楽しく学習できます。リスニング力とスピーキング力アップに効果的!
 
毎週水曜の夜は、英語に親しむ「英活」の時間。ビジネスパーソンから英語教師、英語学習者の知的好奇心を刺激する番組です。 「今週のニュース」では、「英語と経済」を同時に学びます。『Nikkei Asia』(日本経済新聞社)の英字記事で、「時事英語」や「ビジネス英語」など、生きた英語をお伝えします。 『日本経済新聞』水曜夕刊2面「Step Up ENGLISH」と企画連動しています。
 
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配送会社(last one mile)は今後ますます重要な距離になりそうです。「即時配達の約束、英国の視点 Promise of instant delivery: A UK perspective」英国の事情を見ていくことにいたしましょう。 / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210506WISDOM SQUARE による
 
The owner of a construction truck that caused Taiwan’s worst rail accident in decades, killing 48 people, apologized in tears while being led away from his home by police April 4. The unmanned truck’s emergency brake was not properly engaged, according to the government’s disaster relief center.Lee Yi-hsiang’s vehicle slid down onto the tracks Apri…
 
For decades, the climate conversation has been very predictable. Scientists warn we must cut carbon emissions or the planet will keep warming. But politicians — and voters — are reluctant to make big changes.This is true even though the bad consequences of climate change are already with us — huge wildfires; typhoons becoming stronger. There’s stil…
 
Two fishermen have rescued a naked fugitive whom they found sitting on a tree branch in an Australian crocodile habitat.Cam Faust said Jan. 6 he and fellow recreational fisher Kev Joiner heard Luke Voskresensky, 40, yell for help on Jan. 3 as they set crab traps from their dinghy in mangroves on the outskirts of the northern city of Darwin.Faust sa…
 
Iran began enriching uranium Jan. 4 to levels unseen since it signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015 and also seized a South Korean-flagged tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, twin challenges to the West that further raise Middle East tensions.Both decisions appeared to be aimed at increasing Tehran’s leverage in the waning days of Donald Tr…
 
危機・・この二文字の中に「危うい」危険と同時に「機会」チャンスの文字も含まれています。でもさぁ、マットさん!マークさんはこの漢字を書けるのかなぁ・・・。僕はまだ学校で習っていないんだけどなぁ・・・ / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210503WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Continued from Part 1…Now, as a professional member of the DSWA holding all but the highest qualification in dry stone walling, Kamiya has permission to provide the lessons he took in the U.K. to those in Japan preparing for the examinations. To date, he has supported 50 craftsmen to achieve qualifications of various levels.Kamiya teaches all the r…
 
Teruki Kamiya uses his English language skills as a bridge, connecting ishizumi (Japanese stonework) masons and other artisans in his native Japan with the expertise of dry stone walling artisans in the U.K. His passion is to share his love of dry stone walling, which involves constructing walls and other structures without any binding agent, with …
 
The U.S. Congress passed a sweeping bill aimed at battling the coronavirus and nursing a staggered economy back to health, after the House passed the bill in its final form on March 10.U.S. President Joe Biden is staking his presidency on the idea that the government can use his $1.9 trillion (¥200 trillion) coronavirus relief plan to not only stop…
 
RPAとは一体何のことなんだろう?「RPAによるよりスマートなビジネス Smarter business with RPA」Daigoさんじゃないだろうし・・。何かの略であることはわかるんだけど B / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210430WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Residents of South Padre Island in South Texas, some of whom lack heat or basic amenities in their own homes due to the unusually chilly weather, have been rescuing cold-stunned sea turtles and taking them to a convention center in the resort town.“Every 15 minutes or less there’s another truck or SUV that pulls up,” Ed Caum, executive director of …
 
Britain made a formal request to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on Feb. 1, seeking membership of the 11-country deal to open new avenues for post-Brexit trade and influence.Announcing the move, trade minister Liz Truss said it would create jobs, help rebuild the global trading system and posit…
 
マクドナルドも話題には事欠かないですね。「マクドナルドの新しい「セレブリティミール」 McDonald’s new ‘celebrity meal’」今回はセレブの食事ですか?どのような内容なのでしょうね?楽しみです。 / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210428WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Throughout the Christian world, people celebrate Easter by decorating eggs. In Hungary, they decorate them with miniature horseshoes — a delicate craft called egg-shoeing.The tradition dates back to the 19th century. At the time, it was considered the ultimate test of skill for a blacksmith. It is kept alive today by a handful of artisans such as G…
 
グレナダは何処にあるのですか?「グレナダのインディ・ジョーンズ Indiana Jones of Grenada」インディアナジョーンズと呼ばれるこの方はどのような人なのでしょうか? / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210427WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Salvage teams on March 29 finally freed the colossal container ship stuck for nearly a week in Egypt’s Suez Canal, ending a crisis that had clogged one of the world’s most vital waterways and halted billions of dollars a day in maritime commerce.A flotilla of tugboats, helped by the tides, wrenched the bulbous bow of the Ever Given from the canal’s…
 
どのようなものが不足しているのでしょうか?「品物不足の食品メーカー Shortages grip food manufacturers」不足している理由とは具体的に一体何なのでしょうね? / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210426WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Continued from Part 1…Luckily, following the success of Final Fantasy X (2001) and Kingdom Hearts (2002), Square was performing better than ever. Despite some initial criticism, the merger took place in April 2003.As Square Enix, the company has attempted to reach new heights — with varying success. It has made many acquisitions, including Taito, d…
 
Many people’s first contact with Japan is through video games, and many of those games were released by Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd., the creator of successful franchises like Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. There’s no denying Square Enix’s impact.Square Enix began as two companies: Square and Enix. Enix, the first of the two, began in 1975 publis…
 
Police in Myanmar’s biggest city fired tear gas March 1 at defiant crowds who returned to the streets to protest the Feb. 1 coup, despite reports security forces had killed at least 18 people a day earlier.The protesters in Yangon were chased as they tried to gather at their usual meeting spot at the Hledan Center intersection.The military coup rev…
 
自動配達システム、ドミノは最近このプロジェクトに取り組んだのでしょうか?「ドミノ・ピザ、自動運転配達をテスト Domino’s tests driverless delivery」具体的にピザをどのように宅配するのか?気になります。 / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210423WISDOM SQUARE による
 
(1) 「Nikkei Asia - Headlines」:Failed state: Myanmar collapses into chaosJapan says 'no' to strawberry and grape copycats(2) 「Nikkei Asia 今週のニュース」 :Japan kicks off COVID vaccination drive for elderlyワクチン高齢者接種が開始ラジオNIKKEI による
 
If you picture Pablo Picasso, you might think of the man himself in his red jumpsuit. Maybe you think of his experiments with cubism, the wacky shapes and bright colors. Maybe you think of his Blue Period, where he painted in shades of blue after the death of his friend.Before he was a famous and cocky artist, though, Picasso’s name was in the news…
 
あのナイキが無駄を削減するためにどのような施策をしているのでしょう?「無駄を減らすためのナイキの取り組み Nike’s initiative to reduce waste」皆さんは、彼らのこのアイディアについてはどう思いますか?他に応用できる業種はありますか? / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210422WISDOM SQUARE による
 
UK in lockdown again as it starts new vaccine Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Jan. 4 a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as Britain ramped up its vaccination program by becoming the first nation to start using the shot developed by Oxford University a…
 
ミニチュアのEVとは?「おもちゃの世界、ミニチュアで世界最高のEV Toy-world: World’s best EVs in miniature」どのようなおもちゃなんでしょうね? / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210421WISDOM SQUARE による
 
A 10-year-old boy in San Antonio, Texas, made a killing by selling GameStop stock on Jan. 27. Jaydyn Carr sold his 10 shares of the stock for more than 50 times their original price.His mother, Nina, bought the shares for $60 (¥6,300) in December 2019. She gave them to Jaydyn for Kwanzaa to reflect Ujamaa, one of the festival’s seven principles. Uj…
 
どんな生活なのでしょうね?気になるなぁ・・・「ノマドライフを送ることの経済学 The economics of leading a nomadic life」皆さんはそな生活に憧れますか?僕? 僕は一度やってみたいな。ノマド学生生活  B / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210420WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Rio police arrest outgoing Mayor CrivellaRio de Janeiro state police arrested outgoing Mayor Marcelo Crivella on Dec. 22 in connection with an alleged kickbacks scheme, yet another show of political turmoil in Brazil’s postcard city.Seized materials, phone data, financial intelligence reports and collaborators’ testimony “revealed the existence of …
 
ニュージーランドはいつも注目を集める政策をとっていますよねぇ「ニュージーランド、富裕層に課税 New Zealand taxes the rich」アーダン首相には私はこれからも注目していきたいわ。CATH / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210419WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Continued from Part 1…But when NiziU emerged, they weren’t like other J-pop outfits. The group — consisting of members Ayaka, Mako, Maya, Mayuka, Miihi, Nina, Riku, Rima and Rio — embraced the internet in a way that other Japanese acts have often avoided. They emphasized uploads on YouTube and, as the centerpiece for the Make you happy music video,…
 
During 2020, many people sought escape from the glumness of life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, they found a temporary break in video games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons or TV shows and movies on Netflix. They also found it by imitating dances done by famous pop stars on the short-form video app TikTok.Japanese pop group NiziU…
 
World leaders breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate change, a cause that his predecessor had shunned over the past four years.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron were among those welcoming Biden’s decision to rejoin the…
 
セイシェルってどこかで聞いたことがあるなぁ?「世界で最も安全な休暇旅行先、セイシェル Seychelles: World's safest holiday destination?」最も安全な旅行先って?一体どういうこと?B / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210416WISDOM SQUARE による
 
(1) 「Nikkei Asia - Headlines」:Hitachi in talks with Bain-led group to sell listed metals unitSuez Canal blockage underscores a serious risk for supply chains(2) 「Nikkei Asia 今週のニュース」 :Nissan on path to cobalt-free EV batteries by mid-2020s日産が低価格EV電池ラジオNIKKEI による
 
Mana Srivate has performed dozens of resuscitation attempts in his 26 years as a rescue worker in Thailand, but never before on an elephant.Mana was called into action while off duty on a road trip late on Dec. 20, successfully reviving a baby elephant struck by a motorcycle while crossing a road with a group of wild pachyderms in the eastern provi…
 
日本での公開も楽しみです「「ゴジラvsコング」で興行収入が回復 "Godzilla vs Kong" revives the box office」シン・ウルトラマンやエヴァも楽しみにしているのですが・・・。 / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210415WISDOM SQUARE による
 
UK opens new visa route for HK residentsHong Kong residents can apply for a new visa offering them an opportunity to become British citizens after Beijing’s imposition of a national security law in the Asian financial hub last year.The move comes as China and Hong Kong said Jan. 31 they will no longer recognize the British National Overseas (BNO) p…
 
また新たな言葉の登場?「プロテック、テクノロジーが不動産ビジネスをどのように変えているか Pro-tech: How technology is changing real estate business」もうこのポッドキャストにしがみついていく以外、時代についていく方法がないのかなぁ?B / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210414WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his “Wall of Sound” recordings and was convicted of murder in 2003, has died at age 81 of COVID-19, according to authorities and media reports Jan. 17.Spector produced 20 top 40 hits between 1961 and 1965 and went on to work with the Beatles on Let It Be, as well as wi…
 
あのマイクロソフトと米軍の関係?「マイクロソフト、米陸軍用ARデバイスを製造 Microsoft to make AR devices for the US Army」ちょっと想像できないわねぇ。そしてこのデバイスも気になるわ。CATH / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210413WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Indonesia detected signals Jan. 10 that could be from a flight recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and suspected pieces of the plane were retrieved.The Boeing 737-500, with 62 passengers and crew, was headed to Pontianak in West Kalimantan before it disappeare…
 
相撲?シトラス?ん?何だろうこれて?「スモウシトラスが流行に Sumo Citrus becomes trendy」照ノ富士関に聞いてみようかなぁ?B / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210412WISDOM SQUARE による
 
Continued from Part 1…This understatement is a very Canadian trait. In Canada, showy displays of confidence or success are often met with a resentful “Who does he think he is?” attitude. We tend to dislike bragging, pushiness or outward confidence that approaches arrogance. Where an American or an Australian might use words like “terrific” or “fant…
 
Two Canadians meet.Bob: “How’s it going, eh?”Doug: “I got married last week and then won a million dollars in the lottery, so not too bad, eh! How’s it going with you?”“How’s it going, eh?” is the Canadian version of “How are you?” or the more formal “How do you do?” As for “eh” — pronounced like the letter A — well, that’s what makes it Canadian, …
 
The public relations chief for Japan’s prime minister has resigned after she acknowledged she had a ¥70,000 dinner paid for by a broadcaster.Makiko Yamada had been grilled recently by opposition lawmakers in the Diet about the 2019 dinner and had been scheduled to answer more questions March 1.Yamada’s job included the responsibility of picking rep…
 
最大のキャンバスってどこくらいの大きさなんだろう?「世界最大のキャンバス World’s largest canvas」サシャ・ジャフリさんの名前は初めて!B / 単語の解説や日本語訳はこちらから https://matt-english.com/podcast/20210409WISDOM SQUARE による
 
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