ラジオビジネス英語 24/6/14(金) I2P2 Kailene Falls ケイリーン・フォールズ


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ラジオビジネス英語 24/6/14(金) I2P2 Kailene Falls ケイリーン・フォールズ
I’m Jenny Silver. Welcome to business English for global competence.
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Interview 2 Kailene Falls ケイリーン・フォールズ Part 2

-Listening Point
What made Kailene go freelance sooner than she had originally planned?
ケイリーンさんが元々の計画よりも早くフリーランスになったきっかけは何ですか?

-Words and Phrases
tricky やっかいな、扱いにくい
Tricky describes something that is difficult and may require special effort or consideration. In example would be, driving in the rain is tricky. It requires more attention and skill than usual.

live one’s dream 夢見ていた生活を送る、夢を実現させる
To live your dream means to have your dream job or living exactly as you dream of. Kayleen said that she was living her dream, meaning that she was doing exactly what she had hoped to do. We also have the phrase living the dream, which has the nuance that the dream or idea of happiness is shared. You may hear living the dream from other happy travelers, when you go on vacation

household chores 家事 (=housework)
go freelance 独立する、フリーランスになる

take a leap (何とかなると信じて)思い切ってやる
To dare. To go for it. To take a risk. To start something that may seem scary or difficult. Kayleen mentioned that she took a leap from working in a company to going freelance. This indicates that she made a big change that was not easy. If you take a leap, like Kayleen did, courage is essential.

research into -, ~について研究する・調べる
put in -, 〜(努力など)を注ぎ込む
In this case, ‘put in’ means to give your time and energy to something. Kayleen said I put in my hours ,and I put in the labor meaning that she gave many hours and lots of labor to the company. Here’s another example. You’ve been putting in a lot of hours at work. Get some rest.

-Listening Point
What made Kailene go freelance sooner than she had originally planned?
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