Advancing ➡ Review Info of M-PEC Lesson No.154

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The 154th M-PEC月例講座:7月18日(土)ご案内:

Announcement: the 154th YEA on July 18th (Sat)

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◎国内外の友人へ一言近況:Yoshy’s Brief Updates to my Friends at Home and Abroad

 

有難いことに、妙高市は、まだコロナ感染者が出ていません.

豪雨被災者の皆様に、お見舞い申し上げます. 当地は、長閑な梅雨空です.

 

Fortunately, Myoko City has no infected persons with COVID19 yet.

I’d like to express my deepest sympathies to the flooding sufferers. ― We have peaceful weathers in rainy season around here.

 

<1a: Rは、7月12日(日)、Y様宅で、ラベンダー・スティックづくりを楽しみました. R enjoyed making Lavender-sticks @ Ms. Y on July 12th, 2020>

 

 

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Quiz: Quick-Answer from Trendy Words:

えっ、今更聞けな~い (-.-) 流行語クイズ

 

コロナ感染防止 vs. 災害ボランティア募集で頭を抱える:「ジレンマ: dilemma」って英語?

 

答えは、すぐ下に!:Answer is right under here!

 

<3a: “Radar echos depicting training thunderstorms.”「線状降水帯のレーダー探知軌跡」Uploaded: 28 February 2009; by *NOAA - via Wikipedia>

"Training" precipitation. The thunderstorms are aligned in a linear fashion and repeatedly move over the same areas.”

「『線状降水帯』降水:雷雨は直線的に整列し、同じ領域を繰り返し移動します.」

*NOAA:[National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration] = 「米国海洋大気局」

 

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答え:

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英語です.

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 <From Oxford Learners’ Dictionaries>

 

♦“dilemma” [dɪˈlemə]:”a situation that makes problems, often one in which you have to make a very difficult choice between things of equal importance.”

「問題を引き起こす状況で、しばしば、同等に重要なものの間で非常に難しい選択をしなければならない状況のこと.」(和訳:遠藤由明、以下も)

 

♦Word Origin「語源」:early 16th cent. (Denoting a form of argument involving a choice between equally unfavorable alternatives): via Latin from Greek dilēmma, from di- ‘twice’ + lēmma ‘premise’.「ギリシャ語からラテン語由来の:『2つ』+『論拠』で、決め難い選択肢」

 

<3b: "I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier"「私は、息子を兵士になるようには育てなかった.」, sheet music cover.; 1915; by Al Piantadosi, Lyricist: Alfred Bryan; from Indiana University library; via Wikimedia Commons >

Yoshy’s note: “Mother’s Plea”「母の嘆願」の文字が、この画像、最上部に見えます.

 

 

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❓Quiz: クイズ <英検3級レベル>

 

とりあえずの、怪我や災害などの「応急手当 (おうきゅうてあて)」は、次のどの英語が一番ふさわしいでしょう?

 

① “first aid”

② “quick recovery.”

③ “emergency medicine”

④ “immediate treatment”

 

 

答えは、一番下に!:Answer is at the bottom; scroll down please!

 

<3c: Norwegian [nɔɚwíːdʒən] medics [médɪks]:during an exercise”「ノルウェー衛生兵の訓練」; by Kjetil Ree; from “combat medic” of Wikipedia>

 

 

学習主テーマ:(ご来校者の反応を見てこの中から実施)

Main themes planned this time: (Some will be chosen from these by the visitors’ favorites.)

楽しんだ学習内容:

Brief contents we enjoyed learning this time:

 

 

(1) ♪: Let’s sing a heritage popular song! –遺産ポピュラーソングを歌いましょう

– “Knock Three Times” by Dawnドーンの「ノックは3回」

<4a: “Dawn – Candida” by Lawren; via Flickr>

 

 

(2) ❔ “Enjoy Quiz of Funny Signs- No. 012”:掲示クイズNo. 022

Let’s enjoy learning active English expressions by using around twelve pictures!

<Example> “sick bay”:「病んでいる入江」って、何?

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答え: 応急治療室

 

 

<4b: “My Little Sick Boy”「僕の可愛い子が病気なのだ.」; Taken on May 9, 2010; by Tony Alter; via Flickr>

Description: “Frank is not eating and has thrown up 8 times in two days. I am boiling some chicken and rice for him to see if he will eat it.”

「フランクは、この二日、食事をしておらず、8回吐いています. 私は彼にチキンとライス煮ています; 食べてくれるかどうか…」

 

 

(3) “Let’s Make My Speech- For Speech Contest in Next Lesson”:「次回スピーチコンテスト用の自作スピーチを作りましょう」

<4c: “2012 Ontario Japanese Speech Contest Elite Team”「2012年度オンタリオ日本語スピーチコンテストでのエリートチーム」 by Sakuramai Toronto; Throwback Thursday: Taken on March 10, 2012; via Flickr>

Description: “After Kick It For Japan, we had another performance on the same day. We sent an elite team of our best dancers. Here they are.”

「コンテスト後、同じ日に、別のパフォーマンスがありました. 私達は、エリートチームの踊りを披露しました. はい、これをご覧あそばせ.」

 

 

(4)「NHKとっさの一言:こんな時、どうしましょう?」より海外旅行編 ― その8

Let’s enjoy Practical English. “What Shall We Do in this Trouble Abroad?” Through "Prompt Words from DVD of NHK" Les. 8 …

<4d: ご参考FYI: “NEW YORK FOREIGN PRESS CENTER, 799 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA, 10TH FLOOR; February 29, 2016; in New York, NY;「国連プラザ10階での、ニューヨーク外国人記者クラブ会場」 From US Department of States.米国国務省>

Dr. Anne Speckhard, Director of the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism and Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine

「ジョージタウン大学医学部、国際暴力過激主義研究国際センター所長兼精神医学付属准教授、アン・スペックハルト博士が質問を受けています.」

 

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❓Quiz: クイズ <英検3級レベル>

 

とりあえずの、怪我や災害などの「応急手当 (おうきゅうてあて)」は、次のどの英語が一番ふさわしいでしょう?

 

① “first aid”

② “quick recovery.”

③ “emergency medicine”

④ “immediate treatment”

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答え:

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① “first aid” [-- éɪd] :

「最初の助力、援助」➡「(医師が来るまでの) 応急手当、緊急治療」

 

Cf.

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② “quick recovery.”:「早急な復旧」

③ “emergency medicine” :「救急医療」

④ “immediate treatment”:「迅速な治療」(治療の早さ)

 

 

<9a: “Boy Scouts cross into the blue”「ボーイスカウト達の実践訓練」; By Airman 1st Class Soo C. Kim, 374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs / Published July 01, 2013; From Yokota Air Base>

Description: “TAMA HILLS, Japan – Boy Scouts practice basic medical skills at Tama Hills, Japan, June 21, 2013. Using the basic Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape training they received, the Boy Scouts spent the whole day out in the forest on their own.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Soo C. Kim)

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「2013年6月21日、日本のタマヒルズ–ボーイスカウトは、多摩ヒルズで基本的な医療スキルを練習しました. 彼らが受講した基本的なサバイバル、回避、レジスタンスや逃避行動トレーニングを実践して、ボーイスカウト達は、森で一日を過ごしました.(米空軍の写真撮影:一等空軍少尉、Soo C. Kim)」(和訳:遠藤由明)

 

<9b: “First Aid/Sick Bay”「応急医務室」; Taken on December 13, 2014; @ Arnhem, Gelderland, Nederland; by Dennis van Zuijlekom; via Flickr>

 

“A sick bay is a compartment in a ship, or a section of another organization, such as a school or college, used for medical purposes.”「医療目的で使用される船内の区画、または学校や大学などの組織の中での区画域です.」 (From Wikipedia)


Review Info of M-PEC Lesson No.153

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The 153rd M-PEC月例講座:6月20日(土)ご報告:

Review of the 153rd YEA on June 20th (Sat)

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From Blog on June 14, 2020: Go To Blog: http://mpec.blog.fc2.com/ 

 

 

Next YEA (Yoshy's English Activity) of M-PEC is going to be held at LL Shihoya Arai School on Sat, June 20th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Please look forward to it. YEA is available to all ages from J/S high school students. Material fee is 3,000 yen. Please reply to confirm your participation by June 18th(Thu) by email or phone (☎:0255 *72 *2025) to Yoshy. English is available. Thank you.

 

 

学習主テーマ:

Main themes planned this time: (Some will be chosen from these by the visitors’ favorites.)

 

(1) 遺産ポピュラーソングを歌いましょう

♪: Let’s sing a heritage popular song! – ドーンの「幸せの黄色いリボン」= “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree” by Tony Orlando and Dawn

<4a: ご参考FYI: Due to Copyright … (原曲のレコードカバーは、©で、使えませんので … ) “The Yellow Handkerchief at Yubari”; 2008年8月11日「幸せの黄色いハンカチ」; By Captain76; via Wikipedia>

 

"Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" is a song recorded by Tony Orlando and Dawn. It was written by Irwin Levine and L. Russell Brown and produced by Hank Medress and Dave Appell, with Motown/Stax backing vocalist Telma Hopkins, Joyce Vincent Wilson and her sister Pamela Vincent on backing vocals. It was a worldwide hit for the group in 1973.

(From Wikipedia)

 

<4b: “Publicity photo of the musical group Tony Orlando and Dawn from the premiere of their television program. From left: Telma Hopkins, Tony Orlando, Joyce Vincent Wilson.” Created: Press release is dated 8 November 1974. ; by CBS Television - eBay item photo front photo back; via Wikipedia>

 

(2) ❔ “Enjoy Quiz of Funny Signs- No. 021”:掲示クイズNo. 021

Let’s enjoy learning active English expressions by using around twelve pictures!

<4c: “新井小学校北側の五差路” Taken on Jan 8 2020; by Yoshy>

<Example>「三差路 (さんさろ)」= “three-forked road” では、「五差路(ごさろ)」は?

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答え:

 

“five-forked road”, “five-road junction”, “five-way junction”, etc.

 

(3) “Easy English for Explain Yourself – Part-3”:外国人に通じる英語を! No. 03

“From GC-2, Les-2, Page 21 Published by Foundation LL Education Center”

<4d: ご参考FYI: Ex-President Obama 2013: A Year in Photos; From Obama White House Archives>

 

February 14, 2013

"The President genuinely enjoys being with kids. Here, he played a magnifying glass game with children during a visit to a pre-kindergarten classroom at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Georgia." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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「大統領は、子供たちと一緒にいることを心から楽しんでいます. ここでは、ジョージア州ディケーターにあるカレッジハイツ幼児教育センターの保育園の教室を訪問中に、子供達と虫眼鏡ゲームをしました.」 (公式ホワイトハウス写真:By ピート・ハウザ){和訳:遠藤由明}

 

(4)「七夕短冊を英語で作りましょう!」

Think, decide and write your dreams for Star Festival!

<4e: ご参考FYI: Star Festival in Yokota: 374th Airlift Wing public affairs / Published August 11, 2016; by Yokota Air Base >

Description: “Col. Scott Maskery, center, 374th Mission Support Group commander, carries the wing mikoshi while chanting during the 66th annual Fussa Tanabata Festival at Fussa City, Japan, Aug. 5, 2016. The festival gave Yokota members an opportunity to build friendships with the local community while experiencing Japanese culture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)”

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「2016年8月5日、福生市で開催される第66回福生七夕まつりの期間中、第374番ミッションサポートグループの司令官であるスコットマスカリー大佐は、神輿を担ぎました.このお祭りは、日本の文化を体験しながら、地域社会との友情を築く良い機会になりました.(米空軍写真担当:おさかべやすお氏)」

 

{和訳:遠藤由明}


☚ From Blog on May 15, 2020: Thanks, Mr. Banksy.

🌞 5月16日(土)の「M-PEC講座:No. 152」ご参加ありがとうございました. 「ご報告」は、「ご案内」と重複いたしますので、今後、特別な変更がない限り、省略させていただきます. 

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Thank you very much many participants attended the 152nd YEA of M-PEC on Sat May 16, 2020. From this time, let me omit Yoshy’s Review of the latest one because the advancing contents would be almost same as the one we enjoyed every time.


Advancing Info. ➡ Review: M-PEC講座152nd

◎国内外の友人へ一言近況:Yoshy’s Brief Updates to my Friends at Home and Abroad

世界中、毎日、新型コロナニュースが流れています.お変わりございませんか?-妙高市は目下、感染者は0です. 多分、山菜デトックス(解毒作用)で丈夫なのかも! / 私の友人、早津賢二先生の新著「火の山 みょうこう」(2,145円)が良く売れています. お求めは、(有) 志保屋書店へ:TEL:(0255)72-2025 or shihoya@symphony.plala.or.jp そちら様のご近況お写真等、お待ちいたします. お元気で.

 

The top news every day is “COVID-19”. Are you fine? - There’s no infected patients here as of now. I guess maybe we’re eating spring edible wild vegetables these days, in which detox is included. / One of my old friends, Dr. Hayatsu Kenji’s new book, “Hi-no-yama Myoko” (2,145 yen tax included) sells well. This is a good-buy! I look forward to your new pictures as your updates. Well, Take care, please.

 

<1aa: 絵本のような「火の山 みょうこう」: “Fire-Mountain Myoko” like a picture book>

<1ab: 早朝春霞の妙高山:Mt. Myoko in haze; Taken on the early morning of May 9 (Sat)>

<1ac: 山椒とアンジェラ:Zantholum and Angela in LL garden; Ditto>

<1b: 小春と畝作り:🐇 Koharu @ LL-garden where the ridges were made; Taken on May 6 (Wed)>

<1c: My wife, R is taking care of…蚕の幼虫; “Baby-silkworms” Taken on May 7 (Thu)>

<1d: 新しい兜折り紙方法発見!LL用ですが、M-PECでも、ご要望があれば作ります.: “I found another way of folding origami-kabuto, samurai-helmet to be used @ LL lessons; if you’d like to do, let us do, too.”>

 

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The 152nd M-PEC月例講座:5月16日(土)ご報告:

Announcement: the 152nd YEA on May 16th (Sat)

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学習主テーマ:

Main themes planned this time: (Some will be chosen from these by the visitors’ favorites.)

☀先回の出席者が少なかったので、151回内容と、一部重複します.

 

(1) 遺産ポピュラーソングを歌いましょう

♪: Let’s sing a heritage popular song! – フィフス・ディメンションの「輝く星座~レット・ザ・サンシャイン・イン」= “Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In” by The 5th Dimension

<4a: Publicity photo of the music group The Fifth Dimension. Soul City Records. Created: There is a date stamp of 20 November 1969. - eBay item photo front photo back via Wikipedia>

 

(2) ❔ “Enjoy Quiz of Funny Signs- No. 012”:掲示クイズNo. 020

Let’s enjoy learning active English expressions by using around twelve pictures!

<4b: “Call 911” From Flickr>

<Example> “Call 911”:「非常時には警察、911へ電話を!」⇒「火災の場合の番号は?」

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答え:カナダ、米国では、「警察、消防、救急」のどれも、nine-one-one です.

 

(3) ✴NEW: Let’s get the knack of the way to talk with a person from broad!

新企画:「外国人と話せるコツを身に付けましょう!」― Part 2:「タイ奥地で布教活動を続けているリチャード・ウェンディ一家の、現地語学習の方法」から学びましょう!

<4ca: ウェンディさんのお腹には、4人目の赤ちゃん👶が!

新企画:「英会話演習No.1:Communication Practice No_1」

<4cb: a GC-Text Edited by香原ちさと先生; Presented by LL Shihoya Arai School>

(4)「NHKとっさの一言:こんな時、どうしましょう?」より海外旅行編 ― その8

Let’s enjoy Practical English. “What Shall We Do in this Trouble Abroad?” Through "Prompt Words from DVD of NHK" Les. 8 …

<4d: ご参考FYI: “In Harrods - bought some chocolate!”「ロンドンのハロッズでチョコ買ったわよ!」 by UpSticksNGo Crew via Flickr>