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For Life
2009.12.18 (Review of 2001.12.17 edition)

Happy Friday!
The WordMaster Carolers are back for one more encore before they break for the weekend. But you'll be happy to know that they've agreed to stay on for a second session next week.

Now here's one more joyous tune to take us into the weekend!

Today's Lesson
TIME OF THE (YEAR)   (1年)の〜の時期

Explanation

  • It's the Most Wonderful Time Of the Yearby Eddie Pola and George Wyle
    A time of the year is a period of time that comes every year, such as summer, the beginning of the school year, and the holiday season.

    We can also say time of the day/night/week/month.
  • time of the year は、夏、学年の始まり、休暇シーズンなど、毎年巡ってくるある時期のことをさします。

    また、time of the day/night/week/month (1日/夜/1週間/1ヶ月の〜の時)という言い方もできます。

TIME OF THE (YEAR)

examples

  1. Isn't it very cold in Hokkaido at this time of the year?
  2. The New Year's holiday is my favorite time of the year.
  3. (the phone rings at 1:00 a.m.)
    Who could be calling at this time of the night?
  4. For many people with children, the morning is the busiest time of the day.

英会話レッスンUntil Monday, happy holidays!