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2016年7月 6日 (水)

単語中心の英語のお勉強(1)

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Personality Types

Session1

IDEAS

・An egoistíːgouist】(利己主義者、自己中心的な人)

me first = every decision you make is based on the answer to one question:"What's in it for me?" ; selfish ; believes in self-advancement; puts selfish desires first

・An egotistíːgətəst】(自負心[うぬぼれ]の強い人、自分の能力・外見などが他人よりも優れていると思っており、よく自慢話をする人)

the height of conceit(うぬぼれの極み)= you are boastful to the point of being obnoxious(不愉快な); talks about accomplishments; not modesty; incredibly conceited(思い上がった)

・An altruistǽltruːist(利他主義者)

let me help you = You have discovered the secret of true happiness -- concerning yourself with the welfare of others; is interested in the welfare of others; not selfish; unselfish; more interested in the welfare of others

・An introvert内向的な人)

leave me alone = you minutely(綿密に) examine your every thought, feeling, and action; futile(無益な) questions like "What do other people think of me?","How do I look?", and "Maybe I shouldn't have said that?" are your constant nagging(口やかましい)companions, for you are unable to realize that other people do not spend as much time and energy analyzing you as you think; turns thoughts inward; pay much attention to yourself; you prefer solitude or at most the company of one person to a crowd.

・An extrovert (外向的な人)

let's do it together = You can always become interested--sincerely, vitally interested--in other people's problems; you are usually happy, generally full of high spirits; you love to be with people--lots of people; your thoughts, your interests, your whole personality are turned outward.

・An ambivert(両向型人間)

neither extreme = You have both introverted and extroverted tendencies--at different times and on different occasions. Your interests are turned, in about equal proportions, both inward and outward; you are quite normal.

・A misanthrope(人間嫌いの人)

people are no damn good = you hate everyone(or people); The stupidity, the meanness(卑劣), and the crookedness(不正直) of most mortals is your favorite theme

・A misogynistmisɑ́dʒəni st】(女嫌いの人) 

women are no damn good = Sometime in your dim past, you were crossed(〈俗〉だます), scorned(軽蔑する), or deeply wounded by a woman; you hate all women; not enjoy the company of(~との付き合いを楽しむ) women

・A misogamistmisɑ́gəmist】(結婚嫌いの人) 

"marriage is an institution--who wants to live in an institution?" = Members of the opposite sex are great as lovers, roommates, house-sharers, but not as lawfully wedded spouses; hates marriage; try to avoid marriage

・A ascetic(禁欲主義者)

You claim--self-denial(自制), austerity(質素), lonely contemplation are the characteristics of the good life; does not pursue pleasures of the flesh; does not lead a life of luxury; lives a lonely, austere(禁欲的な) life

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