異文化ディスカッション (80) Cultural Friction (3)

 
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広島大学のKai、Pearline、そしておなじみKeiの3人を迎えてのトークの最終回です。今回は3人と、聞き手のJoeが、日本と関係の深いさまざまな国との文化摩擦について語り合います。
「異文化ディスカッション」では、広島大学に学ぶ留学生をゲストに招き、東広島での学生生活や、身近な話題について、英語で話してもらいます。
聞き手:Joe Lauer(広島大学外国語教育研究センタ―)
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Cultural Friction (3)
stuff
= thing(s)
aggressive
= determined to win, and using forceful actions to achieve success, 押しの強い
a characteristic
= a personality trait
to admit
= to say clearly, to acknowledge, 認める
a fault
= a mistake, a weak point
to respect
= to admire, 尊敬する
scared
= afraid
harmonized
= a feeling of togetherness and peacefulness
a spot
= a place
to cause conflict
= to create a problem or friction
a policy
= 政策
SNS
= Social Networking Services, such as Facebook and Twitter
to be strict to (oneself)
= to be hard on (oneself), to be hard working and try not to make any mistakes, 厳しい
loose
= relaxed
to chill
= to relax, to not be nervous, to go at a slow pace
wonderful
= great, very nice
to have a gun on (someone)
= to be carrying a gun
to adapt to
= to change (oneself) to, 適合する、順応する
an oyster
= 牡蠣
to be into (something)
= to concentrate on, to work hard, to like
a reunion
= 再開の集い
relatives
= extended family members, 親戚
vast
= huge, extensive
fur
= 毛皮
spicy
= hot
to be rapidly developing
= to have an economy which is improving quickly
an exchange student
= a foreign student
super intelligent
= extremely smart
IDEC
= the Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation at Hiroshima University
IGS
= the Integrated Global Studies Department at Hiroshima University
to rush
= to hurry
to help (someone) out
= to help (someone)
Bollywood movies
= films from India (Note: The word is a combination of Bombay (the old name for the current city of Mumbai) and Hollywood)
Japanized
= similar to Japanese citizens
innumerable
= endless, a very large number
to get along
= to be friends
to have an open mind
= to be tolerant and accepting of others’ cultures and opinions
personal-wise
= related to the individual, related to each person (Note: Putting “wise” at the end of a word means “in the style of” or “similar to”. Other examples of this suffix are: dollarwise, clockwise, and slantwise)
a mindset
= a way of thinking
a matter
= a topic, a problem, an issue
philosophy
= ideas, 哲学
ethics
= morals, 倫理 (Note: the adjective is “ethical”)
to allow
= to permit
genetic engineering
= the science of changing genes so that people can be stronger or healthier
to be in (one’s) hands
= to be in (one’s) control
the majority
= the major group

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