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Welcome back for Day 2 of our Oscars special! Yesterday we learned what to call the event itself. Today, it's all about that little golden statuette that can mean fame and riches for the lucky winners!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: 間違えやすいボキャブラリー


  • An award is a prize given for a special achievement.

    To award a person a prize is to give them a prize.

    Be Careful! An Academy Award - also called an Oscar - is an award given at the Academy Awards.
  • 名詞の award とは、特別な業績に対して与えられる賞のことです。

    動詞の award とは、人に賞を与える、という意味です。

    注意: Academy Award は、アカデミー賞で授与される賞のことをさします。この賞は、Oscar とも呼ばれます。


  1. (a glamorous movie star opening the envelope)
    And the award for Best Picture goes to ...
    (= The winner of the award for Best Picture is ...)
  2. The Academy Award for Best Director was given to _____ .
    (Do you know the winner's name?)
  3. Our company has just won an award for Business Excellence.
  4. The Cutting Edge Prize for Science was awarded to Professor Fukuzawa in 1993.
  5. My son was awarded first prize in a national piano competition.

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