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自分用メモ49  プロ倫

英訳版の『プロテスタンティズムの倫理と資本主義の精神』より。 複雑化した社会の一員になるには教育が必要で、教育には親の財力が必要です。それは現代でも、ウェーバーの時代でも、もっと大昔でも変わらない厳然たる事実なのだと思います。…という話を自…

自分用メモ48 速単上級編と再会したら

前々から言っているように、英訳版の『プロテスタンティズムの倫理と資本主義の精神』を毎日少しずつ筆写しています。そんなことに効果があるのかというと、少なくともリーディングに関してはあったんですよ。最近たまたま『速読英単語 上級編』の文章を読ん…

自分用メモ47 プロ倫

英訳版の『プロテスタンティズムの倫理と資本主義の精神』から。和訳はしません。言語の勉強を目的とした記事ではないので、自分用メモに分類します。 Participation in the economic functions usually involves some previous ownership of capital, and g…

Composition 148 日本語の筆写について②

生徒への宿題も兼ねて書きました。 About a month has passed since I started handwriting Japanese passages. I thought it was just too old-fashioned and inefficient self-torture. However, I found it great fun soon after I had begun it. Now I d…

Composition 147 その勉強は維持するためか高めるためか

生徒への宿題も兼ねて書きました。 Are you aware of your aim while you are studying? If it's the destiny that students are bound to study, I want you to have a defined objective for each lesson. みなさんは勉強するときに「何のためにやっている…

Composition 146 日本語の筆写について

※書き留めておくという感じで、必ずしも一続きの文章ではありません。 A week has passed since I started to transcribe Japanese passages. It makes me feel a genuine delight at present. I got depressed a few times in the past three weeks, but my…

Composition 145

I have counted down to my deathday and a temporary deadline of my dream on this blog, but I'll do it with a notebook while training up my Japanese writing by transcription. 死ぬまでの日数やら夢を一区切りにするまでの日数をこのブログでカウン…

Composition 144

I started to transcribe Japanese passages yesterday. It is a kind of writing training, but I'm not sure whether it is effective or not. I will continue it for a week to two weeks and observe my progress. The way I adopted is handwriting on…

Composition 143

Technological advances are the chief agents of corruption. 技術の進歩は私が堕落したことの主な要因である。That nanny is a potent person of our inheritance. その乳母は私たちの遺産相続に影響力のある人物だ。In general, an introverted person is…

Composition 142

I passed Fujii Souta's look-alike on the road a few days ago. He was carrying a sports bag on his shoulder and didn't look like a shogi player. He instead looked like a member of an athletic club of his school. It's probably a chance resem…

Composition 141

Nikkei BP Intelligence Group says as follows. In the near future, machines will substitute for most of the humans' work. On the other hand, the residual humans' job―for example, reception, consulting, and co-creation―requires close relatio…

Composition 140

Time flies like an arrow. I have already practiced English writing 140 times. I thank Grammarly, the proofreading App that always helps me, with the utmost gratitude. Though I might have lost my way methodologically several times, I'm glad…

Composition 139

I have many things that I want to do, but it is unable for me to prioritize them. やりたいことはたくさんあるが、優先順位をつけることができない。 Anyway, I will bring out my possibility entirely. I can't nurse the phantasies as follows anym…

Composition 138 日本語の「Tフォーム」って何だ?

Yesterday I talked a little with a person from a foreign country. He said, 'The Japanese language is difficult, especially, T-form is.' 昨日、外国出身の人と少し話をしました。彼は「日本語は難しい」と言っていました。特に「Tフォーム」が難しい…

Composition 137

※読んだ本を自分なりにメモしたものです。ひと続きの文章ではありません。 The definition of risk is an uncertainty that affects a company's profit and loss. リスクとは「企業の損益に影響を与える不確実性」と定義される。Risk management has increa…

Composition 136

Something problematic always appears in front of us. For example; How do I make my pupils high-achieving? If I succeed in it, do pupils feel happy truly? How do I gain the confidence of the pupil's parents? How am I planning my life? Each …

Composition 135

Students' bodies and minds grow fast. Nowadays, they can ask a question in depth when my explanation is inconsistent. It is fortunate for me because these questions train me up.肉体的にも精神的にも、生徒の成長は早い。私の説明に矛盾があると…

Composition 134 教え子と方丈記を読む等

Once I wrote as follows; even if one works hard with one's pride damaged, it is absolutely fruitless. However, it seems that such a barren mindset captured me again for several days. I was cursing, "Writing on a blog is meaningless, and so…

Composition 133 プロ倫など

I have been depressed for two days. No unpleasant event happened to me, but one experience made me feel shattered; although I had gotten forward-looking, I tended to kvetch once I talked with others. I have tried to do various things with …

Composition 132 プロ倫など

The developer plans to demolish my parent's house, which has been vacant, and put up a new one.業者は空き家となっている私の実家を解体し、新しい家を建てるつもりだ。 Looking at my home cooking, he said deliberately, 'what a feast!' which was…

Composition 131

As I mentioned a similar thing in my Chinese composition, I tend to complain when I talk with acquaintances. Yesterday I did so, too. Though my attitude had been positive for several days until yesterday, why did I play such a role? Am I f…

Composition 130 プロ倫

引き続き『プロテスタンティズムの倫理と資本主義の精神』をゆっくり読んでいきます。近ごろは何度も書いていますが、どんな分野のどんな努力でも継続することが一番大事です。本当にそれを実感します。 継続するためには「適切なラインまで負荷を下げる」こ…

Composition 129 推薦状のような何か

XX様 秋冷の候、貴学におかれましてはますますご清栄のことと存じます。日ごろは並々ならぬご厚情にあずかり深く感謝いたしております。Dear Mr. XX,How are you doing these days? I trust you are prosperous as formerly. I appreciate this chance I can…

Composition 128

Senior Republicans have voiced their alarm at US plans to withdraw some of its forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. The US is to cut its number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq by 2,500, the US Department of Defense confirmed. President Donald…

Composition 127 プロ倫など

Hungary and Poland have blocked approval of the EU's budget over a clause that ties funding with adherence to the rule of law in the bloc. The package includes €750bn (£673bn; $888bn) for a Covid recovery fund. Ambassadors of the 27 member…

Composition 126

The US faces a huge task in reversing a culture of "crazy conspiracy theories" that have exacerbated divides in the country, Barack Obama says. (cited from BBC App) アメリカは巨大な課題に直面している。それは「馬鹿げた陰謀論」の文化に逆行す…

Composition 125

The impact of a new Covid vaccine will kick in significantly over summer and life should be back to normal by next winter, one of its creators has said. (cited from BBC App)「新しいコロナウイルスのワクチンは来年の夏の間ずっと大きな効き目を…

Composition 124

The Ethiopian government says local forces in the northern state of Tigray have fired rockets into a neighbouring region. Tension between the government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), which controls Tigray, boiled over in…

Composition 123 

Covid-19 infection rates are now surging again in Russia and this time the poorer provinces are being hit the hardest. In northern regions like Arkhangelsk patients have been forced to sleep on benches and in corridors and ambulance crews …

Composition 122

New York has introduced new restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus, with Mayor Bill de Blasio warning it was the city's "last chance" to stop a second wave. (cited from BBC headlines)ニューヨーク市はコロナウイルスの抑制を目的に新たな規…