*Do to do は Do したあとにdoする。
regret to do --- 後悔してからdoする→残念ながらdoする
regret doing ---do したことを後悔する
try to do --- 挑戦してみてdoする →試しにdoする
try doing --- doしようとする
While I believe that there are many advantages and disadvantages to both options, I think
that living with their family for as long as possible is the better option. (for young adults).
The first reason to support this view is that living with family allows young adults to have
more time for enjoyment. Nowadays people tend to work in a company or study at school
for a very long time and do not have enough time to enjoy their leisure activities. In certain
circumstances, living away from family may cause difficulties when trying to make time for
enjoyment with one’s family. In cases where a young adult moves far away from home, a lot
of time is wasted traveling to and from their new home and their family’s home. As the time
in one’s life is limited, it is better to choose the more time-efficient option. As this story
demonstrates, young adults can enjoy longer time with their parents and siblings as well as
improve their life by living with their family.
The second motive put faith on this stance is that living with their family is the more cost
efficient option for young adults. Living alone, more money will be spent in comparison to
living with one’s parents. For instance, a fridge, microwave, table, etc. are expenses that
are unnecessary when living with family. In fact, one article states that on average it costs
around $2000.00USD to start living alone. Instead of spending such a large amount of
money to move away, one can enjoy gorgeous dinner at restaurants with their friends. As
this example illustrates, living with family can save money and be used for more valuable
The third justification to rely on this claim is that young adults can help their parents when
accidents happen. The research done by Tokyo University ascertains that health conditions
significantly drop when people pass the age of 50 years old. Thus, young adults living with
their family is beneficial to their family as well. For example, from personal experience, I
have a lot of friends who regret living far away from their parents, because when their
parents became ill, nobody could help them immediately. As this experience shows, living
with family helps to avoid such possible dangers.
In conclusion, while there may be arguments to be made, either agreeing or disagreeing
with my opinion, I personally am convinced that living with family as long as possible is the
best decision for young adults.
the man agree with university's plan to .... for the following reasons.
sholder (financial) burden
be worried about whether
be concerned about whether
without any problems
don't like the idea that
a huge amount of money
be satisfied with
文章構造 for exampleなどは意識しなくていい
they are talking about the man's problem that...
there are two possible solutions.
one is ..
the other is..
I would choose the.... for the following reasons...
* while, although を使うときはpersonallyはいらない
* agree or disagree で返答に気を付ける
*while doing = during the time we do
* provide A with B
While people might have different opinions to support this question, I disagree with the statement for the following reasons
The first reason to support the view, “older people enjoy their lives more that younger people do” is that older people can do what they want to do. Young people, especially if they are students, do not have much money. It means that products they can buy or services they can receive are limited. On the contrary, older people tend to have more money in comparison to youngsters and can spend more of it for what they want. Moreover, there are things that only adults can enjoy such as alcohol, tobacco etc. Thus, when we are young we sometimes cannot enjoy doing what we really want to do. As this fact shows, older people are permitted a lot of things by law and can enjoy their life with less control by others.
The second motive to put faith in this stance is that elders can spend good time with a lot of friends. While we age, we meet vast number of people. During the time we get to know new people, we sometimes can make good friends. Spending long time with such friends, friendship will be strengthened and we will get more close to each other. In another word, it takes a long time to create deep friendships. Therefore, older people are more likely to have more authentic friends than younger people have. It leads to the fact that older people can spend better times with their good friends.
The third justification why not to rely on the given claim is that elders can see the world as more enjoyable. Older people experienced and learned a great deal of things while aging. It provides them with an insights that they can use when they look at the world. To further explain this point, I will give an example. Young people use smartphones without noticing how useful it is because they haven't used other types of phones. In contrast, older ones who have used cell phones can compare those two kinds of phones and enjoy and appreciate the improvement of technology. This kind of experience makes their life more enjoyable. As this example above demonstrates, older people have a different viewpoint that young people do not have and it results in a better life.
In conclusion, although there may be arguments to be made, either agreeing or disagreeing with my opinion, I am convinced that older people relish their life more than young people do because of the reasons mentioned above.
The author of the reading passage presents three possible reasons why professors appearance on TV could be beneficial. However the professor casts doubt on the author’s writing by providing information that shows that what is written in the text is debatable.
The first reason indicated in the passage is that professors can get a reputation for the field. Conversely, the professor negates this by asserting that even if professors appear on the TV, they cannot gain a good reputation and if anything they even lose their recognition in the academic field. According to the speaker, TV is not intended for serious topic, but more for entertainment. Thus, professors cannot go in depth about their knowledge on matters and must do as instructed to fit television standards. This results in an almost dumbing down of the reputation of professors. This may lead to the situation where they are not invited to important conferences or it may be difficult to get the funds necessary to do research.
The second argument mentioned in the text is that universities can get profit too. The writer believes that appearing on TV may help universities to enhance their brand and receive greater donations. In contrast, the professor contradicts this contending it is time wasting. To appear on TV, professors need to prepare insignificant things such as what to say and what do makeup, not to mention the time it takes to prepare for such appearance before hand. Using this time instead , professors could be doing research and dealing with university businesses, which are the original responsibilities of theirs.
The third point described in the passage is that public can benefit from seeing professors on TV because what they say is not superficial like most TV programs are. On the contrary, the lecturer is in opposition to this and states that TV program makers don't want professors to introduce deep research topics to the public. What they want is just to use the professor's title. Therefore what professors can say on TV is again superficial.
In conclusion, the main arguments of the speaker make the claims of the writer of the passage more doubtful and less convincing.
The author of the reading passage presents some examples of altruism contending that animals actually sacrifice themself for others. However the professor casts doubt on them providing information that shows that what is writen in the text is debatable.
The first proof mentioned in the passage is that in meerkat society there is a role to look outside standing to check if predator is comming while other members of community are hanting and eating. The author of the passage implies that while waiting, such guards cannot take food and may get hungry. Conversery, the professor negates this contending that meerkat which already take food do work as guard. Thus they are enough full. This is in the contradiction to what is written in the passage.
The second example given in the passage is that when a guard find predators and give alarm, he is alone and is more likely to be hunted. In contrast, the professor contradicts this asserting that guard can run away from predator easily than others. The first reason of it is that guard is the first one which notices comming danger, as well as guard is close to place to live and hide. The second reason is that by giving alert it can distract predator's attention from him.
The third illustration demonstrated in the text is that human sometimes give food even to strangers without expectiong much rewords. On the contrary, the professor is in opposition to this and states that people act nicely expectiong something in return. The professor says that return may be social approval or sence of self-worthy.
In conclution, the main argumants of the professor make the claims of the passage more doubltful.In conclution, the main argumants of the professor make the claims of the passage more doubltful.In conclution, the main argumants of the professor make the claims of the passage more doubltful.
The author of the reading passage presents three possible reasons why professors apearance on TV is beneficial. However the professor casts doubt on them providing information that shows that what is written in the text is debatable.
The first reason indicated in the passage is that professors can get reputation. Conversery, the professor negates this by asserting that even if professors appear on the TV, they cannot gat reputation and they even loose their fame in academic field. According to the speaker, TV is not for serious topic, more for entertainment. Thus, professors cannot talk about deep knowledeg and it results in loosing fame. They may not be invited to important conference or it may be difficult to get money to do resurch.
The second reason mentioned in the text is that universities can get profit too. Writer thinks that appering on TV help universities to get better reputation and donations. In contrast, the professor contradicts this contending it is time wasting. To appear on TV, professors need to prepare what to say and do makeup and move and so on. Using these time, professors could do research and do university businesses, which are the original main jobs of them.
The third reason described in the passage is that public benefit from seeing professors on TV because what they say is not superficial like most TV programs are. On the contrary, the lecturer is in opposition to this and states that TV program makers doesn't want professors to introduce deep resurch topic. What they want is just title. Therefore what psofessors can say on TV is again superficial.
In conclusion, the main arguments of the speaker make the claims of the writer of the passage more doubtful.
While people have different ideas about the most important thing to improve in my hometown, I think the most important possible enhancement in my hometown is to refurbish the small and old station.
The first reason to support this stance is that it can save future costs. Now the station in my hometown is too old and is constantly being renovated. After repairing one place in the station, immediately, they need to fix another place. In addition, some locals agree that if they do not rebuild the station from scratch, they never be able to finish renovation. In the long run, rebuilding can save costs in comparison to fixing one malfunction at a time.
The second justification to put faith on this view is that by expanding station we can avoid current possible dangers. Right now, the station is too small considering the number of people who use it. In fact, the front of station it is constantly/often congested, which may cause dangerous problems. To further explain my argument, I will give an example from personal experience. Around 6:00PM the station is crowded with people who are leaving from their workplace, and during this time, I have witnessed collisions between pedestrians and bicycles. To prevent this potential issue, it is surely necessary to completely rebuild the station. As the experience above illustrates, by expanding station, we can avoid such possible dangers.
Lastly, the third motive to refurbish the station is that it can vitalize the town. New, fancy buildings can attract many foreign tourists. Nowadays, more and more foreigners come to Japan to see “strange” Japanese things. When going to a small town in the northern part of Japan, I was indeed surprised to find that lots of foreigners visit that village just to see a strange building. This experience demonstrates that new, fancy buildings can attract many foreign tourists and vitalize a town.
In conclusion, while there may be arguments to be made, either agreeing or disagreeing with my opinion, I personally am convinced that the most important possible enhancement in my hometown is to refurbish the station.