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子供の英語レベル

How do we measure English level?How many words do we need to know?How many phrases?What is the best order to learn language? In 2001, the CEFR was introduced (Common European Framework of Reference). It is a scale of language ability. A lot of big publishers (Oxford, Cambridge…) use this scale to help decide what languageContinue reading “子供の英語レベル”

The UK weather

People often ask me about the weather in the UK. Especially in the summer, when it is SO HOT in Japan. Well, my hometown is in Aberdeen, in the north east of Scotland. The average summer temperature is 19ºC!!! It rains about 10 days in a month. It is quite different to a Japanese summer.Continue reading “The UK weather”