中高生の基礎英語 in English Topic 3 Day 4
Do we need school uniforms?
Angela: That sounds good. But I like wearing a school uniform.
David: Seriously? Why?
Angela: Because it’s easy. I don’t have to think about what to wear.
David: I see.
Angela: Also, without uniforms, students can wear what they like. Some students may show off their expensive clothes. And then other students may feel bad.
David: But we all look the same in school uniforms. It’s better to wear our own clothes.
David: I can wear a sports top or a band T-shirt. I can just show people what kind of fashion I’m into. Then, people will know more about me.
Angela: Well, everyone is different.
They can be uncomfortable.
I prefer to study in my own clothes.
I also do acting.
One time, I wore a uniform for a role, and I thought it was very stiff.
And I don’t like to wear skirts, especially in winter.
People can show their personality with clothes.
I wore a uniform in elementary school, but it was boring because everyone looked the same.
When students are free to wear their favorite colors or clothes, they can be creative.
It’s important for young people to be creative.
WORDS & PHRASES
I think so, too. 私もそう思います。
Did you get it? わかりましたか？
in my own clothes 自分の服を着て
one time かつて、一度
Let me ask you the second question again. 私に2番目の質問をもう一度させて
wore wear の過去形
Hard to move it. 着ていると動くことが難しい
It’s your turn. あなたの番です
be free to wear … 自由に～を着る
make a very smart “woo” shape, like you’re going to whistle 口笛を吹こうとしているような、とても小さな「ウー」の形を作る
open it up それを開く
don’t forget to … 忘れずに～する