For upper beginners to intermediates. Listen to the short podcast and then answer the comprehension questions below.
Manatees and Mermaids
Did you know manatees may have been mistaken for mermaids? Listen some stories about Japanese mermaids. #learnJapanese #JapaneseImmersion
- 州立公園 state park
- 被害 damage; injury; harm
- 諦める give up; abandon
- 水湧く spring out; gush out
- 水族館 aquarium
- 癒す heal
- 第一印象 first impression
- 好奇心旺盛 full of curiosity; full of inquisitiveness 好奇 心(curiosity; inquisitiveness) 旺盛(vigorous; exuberant)
- 人魚 mermaid
- 暗がり darkness
- 上半身 upper body
- 見世物小屋 show tent; circus tent; freak show 見世物(spectacle; exhibition; show) 小屋(hut)
- 購入する purchase
- 随分 a lot; considerably; fairly
- 不老長寿 immortality 不老 (no aging) 長寿(longevity)
- 子宝 fertility
- 恵まれる to be gifted; to be blessed
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