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Today's Lesson
CHOCOLATE   チョコレート


  • Chocolate is a sweet food made from the seeds of the cacao tree.

    Be Careful[1]! The word chocolate is usually uncountable when used to talk about the ingredient, but can be countable when used to talk about a small piece of candy made with chocolate.

    Be Careful[2]! “Choco” (チョコ) is Japanese-English.
  • chocolate とは、カカオの木の実から作られる甘い食べ物のことです。

    注意[1]: chocolate は、通常、数えられない名詞ですが、chocolate を使った小さなお菓子(あめ、ナッツなどをチョコレートで固めたもの)について話している場合は、数えられる名詞として使うこともできます。

    注意[2]: choco「チョコ」は和製英語です。


  1. When did it become a tradition in Japan for girls to give boys chocolate on Valentine's Day?
  2. Many people like to carry nuts or a chocolate bar with them for quick energy while hiking.
  3. a: Do you prefer white or dark chocolate?
    b: Actually, milk chocolate is my favorite.
  4. These chocolate chip cookies are delicious!
  5. Hot chocolate is a sweet drink made with chocolate and hot milk.
  6. I got a large box of chocolates for my birthday.

英会話レッスンWe hope all your dreams are chocolate-covered!