去年のYouTube Rewind2016から早くも1年経った。YouTubeで英語を勉強してはや1年以上。今日は大学でTOEICを受けた(受けさせられた)のだが、去年受けたときよりも確実に聞き取れるようになっていた。ただ、TOEICだけを勉強していても、アメリカの映画やドラマは聞き取れるようにはならない。TOEICは廃止して、日本人に試験勉強をさせないようにしなければならない。YouTubeで英語を学ぶのが一番時間がかかるが、真の英語力をつけることができ、それと同時に教養も手に入れられる最強の勉強法だ。

YouTube Rewind 2017: Behind the Scenes | #YouTubeRewind

3;12
rooftop; 屋上

We are on a rooftop doing a dance scene, for YouTube Rewind! 


Time Names Its 2017 Person Of The Year: Silence Breakers | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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validate; to make sth officially acceptable; 正当性を立証する
【例】The data is validated automatically by the computer. 

A lot of the women that we interviewed were really inspired by the celebrities that came out. It validated their own stories. (セクハラのcome out)


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今回はCNN Student NEWSから。 http://edition.cnn.com/studentnews
Aired November 9, 2016 

(リンク切れです。残念)

 0;32
incumbent; a person who has an official position (OALD)
 
There was no incumbent this year. President Barack Obama had reached his two-term limit.

clinch; to succeed in achieving or winning sth (OALD)

we produced today`s show, he had clinched the presidency with at least 288 projected electoral votes.

5;33
Exit Poll -- a poll of people leaving a polling place, asking how they voted.

6;08
precinct; one of the parts into which a town or city is divided in order to organize elections (OALD)
選挙区といった意味。

we`ll know pretty early in the night how voters in those precincts voted and how that compares to the results of the exit poll.

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