One of my New year's resolution is to improve English.The snow is piling up in Tokyo now.
It is the first now this year.
But it will melt because of rain.
One of my New year's resolution is to improve English.
Score 650 on the TOEIC test....
I try to review after lessons.
I took an online a lesson that "Twitter Posts Used to Investigate Human Experience "
(You can see the site, here)
I learned new words that
brainy = intelligent (adjective)
obligatory = necessary to be done
This pronunciation is difficult for me , obligatory [uh-BLIG-uh-tawr-ee]
The sentence that I didn't understand a meaning ,
"while people under Adversity tended towards profanity"
= people who are facing difficuties in life, share negative thoughts (profanities)
The sentence that teacher corrected ,
Q: What do most people in your country use social media for?
A: We use social media sites to communicate with friends and relatives to have a good relationship with them.
Q;Do you think people in your country reveal too much information about themselves on social media? Why or why not?
I said : Too much information will happen trouble.
Better Expression: It is dangerous to post too much information about ourselves in social media sites.
Other difficult pronunciation
tabulate [TAB-yuh-leyt] タビュ、最初を強く発音
media [MEE-dee-uh] メディアでなく。。。ミーディアかな？
I am interested in a similar study that " people's tweets in relation to their income levels. It showed that people with lower incomes generally used the site socially, such as to share links, while those with higher incomes used it to share information. "