What are your people like?
What are your products like?
I received a claim from a customer.
The material was delivered to the factory.
The color of the material changed from black to purple due to a chemical reaction.
We had a meeting on how to solve the problem.
I tried to find the cause of the problem.
The police detective looked for proof of the man’s guilt
There was no evidence at the crime scene that the man was there
The scientist swabbed the inside of my cheek for dna
I try to wash my hands frequently to get rid of any germs
How was your week?
How was your week? Was it good or bad?
My week was _______.
It is now hay fever season and many people have allergies
Because there is a lot of pollen in the air, i am always sniffing and having itchy eyes
I use a nasal spray to try to control my allergy
The doctor swabbed my nasal cavity to take a sample of any germs or bacteria
I was sneezing a lot but I didn’t have the flu. I had an allergy.
I am going to have another doctor’s appointment to get some medicine
I go to the Driving School everyday
I went to the driving school but it was very crowded
I couldn’t get a chance to actually practice driving with an instructor because there were too many people waiting
I waited until 10:00 AM to get a chance to drive but I failed to get a chance
The room was very crowded
I had to start from the beginning of the day
I failed the test so I had to take it again
The way to get a job was very confusing
The directions to use the machinery were very complex
Even if I pass the test, I wouldn’t be given an interview because of the rules
In order to apply for the job, I needed special training that I couldn’t get unless I worked in the industry
The company had rules that encouraged people to take unlimited vacation but my schedule was so busy that I had no time to take a holiday
The government offered me a position but I had to first join the army which I didn’t want to do
I tried to reserve a table at the restaurant but it was full at the time I wanted to eat.
Even though I paid for English lessons, there is no open time for me to schedule a lesson.
The school is very busy in the morning.
The school is very popular so it is hard to find a convenient time to go to class.
The reservation system is bad.
It is a bad system because it is always crowded and students can’t reserve time to take lessons at convenient times.
What is the deadline for the test?
When do you need to go home?
When are you leaving Japan?
I am staying until April
I need to start my new job in June
The start of the class term is in July
How was ______?
How was your trip?
How was your vacation?
It was bad
It was really fun
It was difficult but I enjoyed it
Types of Language
Japanese - English
Singapore - English
I made an envelope
He gave me a stamp
When do you leave?
I come back next Sunday
I return to Japan in a week
Will you come back today?
Did he return to the office yet?
I leave today for my home
Kobe beef is very fatty beef
Kobe beef is very famous and it has marbling where the fat and the meat are mixed together like marble
I will give you a present
Kobe beef is very tender
Tender vs Tough
Hard vs Soft
Smooth vs Rough
My steak is very tough, it takes time to chew
The floor is very hard and cold this morning. It is made of marble.
The material to make my clothing is very soft
The problem is very simple
The problem is not complex, I can understand it clearly
My sister is very stubborn and she is not simple to talk to
My boss is not very flexible and can be stubborn when arguing.
Latin roots of words
Active - He is an active person
Activation - Do you have the activation code to use the website?
Activate- I need to activate my subscription to the magazine
Action- Did he take any action after he was fired from his job?
What activities will you do at summer camp?
I will play tennis during my 2nd period
Tennis is an activity that I enjoy
I enjoy playing games?
Is that so?
Active vs Passive
I am not very active
I would rather sleep than run or play sports
I am a passive person