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2006.11.15(Review of 2005.01.27 edition)

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  • Kindergarten is a school for small children just before they enter grade school.

    Be Careful! The Japanese word 幼稚園 can be translated as either kindergarten or “preschool/nursery school”.
  • kindergarten は、小学校に上がる前の子どもを対象にした教育機関のことです。

    注意:日本語の「幼稚園」を英語訳すると、kindergarten または preschoolnursery school になります。

    NOTE:*アメリカのほとんどの kindergarten は、5歳から6歳までの1年間、子どもを教育します。


  1. In Japan, children go to kindergarten for up to three years. In the United States and Canada, kindergarten is usually for only one year, often after a year or more of preschool.
  2. There are 18 children in my son's kindergarten class.
  3. I'm studying to be a kindergarten teacher.

英会話レッスンThey grow up so fast, don't they?