【Duolingo英語術】Section5-4 Discuss your work experience

【Duolingo英語術】Section5-4 Discuss your work experience

みなさんこんにちは!

英語学習アプリ「Duolingo」で取り上げられている英文をまとめて学習につなげる「Duolingo英語術」、今回はDuolingoのセクション5のユニット4、“Discuss your work experience”(職務経験について話し合う)を取り上げます。

ここでは、特定の職業の職務内容というよりは、面接での質疑や学歴、(主にネガティブな理由で)仕事を辞めた、(内定などを)受諾するといった場面での表現が主に登場します。

早速いってみましょう!

セクション5では「幅広い話題について文章を作る」(I can participate in daily life in English.)ことがテーマになっております

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本ユニットで登場した表現

重要なフレーズ

I have a job interview at two o’clock.
(2時に就職面接があります。)

Where did you get your education, and what did you study?

I studied engineering at the university.
(私は大学で工学を学びました。)

Have you done a similar job before?
(前に同様の仕事をしたことがありますか?)

Yes, I’ve worked for six different airlines since 2010.

We’ll contact you next week.
(来週ご連絡させていただきます。)

回答メモ
  • 別の表現例…ここでは、Duolingoで正解扱いとしている別解が設定されているものについて記載しております
  • 本ユニットでは英文のみ登場します(日本語訳はありません)

このユニットでは、sinceforの穴埋め問題が多く出題されます

仕事を辞めた

Lily quit because she hated her job.
リリーは仕事が大嫌いなので辞めました。

I quit my job because I had to move.

Emily quit her job at the café because she’s never liked working with food.

Have you ever quit a job because it was difficult?

Ben is going to quit his job soon. I have quit my job too because it was boring.

I have quit my part-time job already. You want to quit your job too, right?

You have quit your part-time job already, right? Can you start next week?

Emily quit her last job because she didn’t like it.

I decided to quit my job yesterday. I haven’t been so excited since college.
昨日、仕事を辞めることに決めました。こんなに興奮したのは大学以来です。

I’m going to quit my job because I want to travel. My wife has quit her job too.

Five of my coworkers have quit their jobs since June. So, I’ve decided to quit as well.

I want to quit my job because it’s too boring.
仕事がつまらなさすぎるので仕事を辞めたいです。

10年間・10回・10年前

I’ve done ten interviews. They’ve offered me two jobs. I’ve accepted one.

I’ve worked ten part-time jobs since I moved to Tokyo. I’ve worked as a waiter for two years too.

I’ve taught English for ten years. I’ve worked at that school since I became a teacher.

I’ve studied biology for ten years. You’ve studied engineering since 2002, right?

Tom has changed his job twice since he moved to Japan. I haven’t changed my job for ten years.

That was my first job since I moved here ten years ago.

I’ve done many projects with that team for ten years. I’ve worked with them since 2000.

履歴書

I haven’t had a job interview since 2000, so I added more information to my résumé yesterday.

I finished my résumé last night. I haven’t applied for a job since 2005.

Should I add more information to my résumé?

サインする

Kevin has been away since I called him. He hasn’t signed the papers for two weeks!

You need to sign here?

Tom has been busy since I emailed him. He hasn’t signed the documents for two weeks!

I’m busy now, but I will sign the document later.

受け入れる(accept)

Why didn’t you accept it?

I’ve been excited since I accepted the job.

The pay is too low, so I’m not going to accept this job.

If I accept this job, I can start next week, right?

決断(decision)

Don’t ask me! I’m terrible at making decisions.

The job interview was great, but I need to make a decision tonight.

I haven’t made a decision yet. I don’t know if I want the job.

連絡に関する表現

メールする・コンタクトを取るなど、連絡・通知に関する表現

I’ll email you next week.

When someone contacts you, they send you a message or call you.

Thank you. How will you contact me?

My boss hasn’t emailed us for six months. I think he’s been away since last July!

Has our boss contacted you yet?

They haven’t contacted me for a whole week! I haven’t been so nervous since I took my exams.

The boss may need to contact you. Can you please give us your email?

フルタイム・パートタイム

I still work full-time at my other job, so I’m really tired.

I’ve had my part-time job for five months. I’ve worked as a chef since I moved to Italy.

面接での質疑応答に関する表現

Next question, how many projects have you done this year?

What kind of benefits do workers receive?

Why do you want to work for our airline?

You’ve understood the job description, right? Do you have any questions about your job?

I studied engineering in college.

I’ve studied business for many years. I’ve done five international projects since 2018.

I’ve worked at the bank for five years. I’ve worked as a manager since I moved to New York.

You’ll get many benefits if you work at our company. You can take a vacation every year too!

〜を始めた

Actually, I’ve just begun giving concerts!

I’ve begun learning Spanish too!

I’m a famous actor now, but I began my career at a small theater years ago.

〜する必要がある

I need to buy clothes for my interview tomorrow.

I need to practice a lot because I can’t get this job if my art skills are terrible.

上記以外の「〜以来」の表現

This is my second job as a teacher since college.

Of course I’m nervous. I haven’t applied for a new job since 2015!

I’ve worked for six different airlines since 2010.

上記以外の「ボス」に関する表現

I have a good feeling about this job. I think the boss likes me!

The boss is away on a business trip for the next week.

その他の表現

I’ve understood English most of my life.

I haven’t applied for that job yet because I didn’t have time last night.

It sounds like you’re perfect for this job! See you tomorrow at eight o’clock.

Your company sounds like a fun place to work! I’ve heard good things.

今回のツッコミ表現

きのぷー

見つけ次第更新いたします

出題の傾向と対策

現在準備中です。順次更新いたします

読んで答えてください

英語の出題文と設問を見て、選択肢の中から適切なものを1つ選んでください。英文は音声ありで、スピーカーのアイコンを押せば、繰り返し聴くことができます

I have a good feeling about my interview today! I have studied the company’s website, and I have all the skills for the job.  The speaker is…

trying to get a new job

OK, Tom, your résumé says that you went to college in Chicago and finished your education in two years. Please tell me more about this.  Tom is probably at…

job interview

Mia just finished college and has applied for a job as an accountant. She has always understood math, and she really enjoys business.  Which is true?

Mia is good at math.

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