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2010.05.26 (Review of 2006.12.20 edition)

So you've set your objective and your plan is in motion. Now somewhere down the line, when you stop to check your status, this is what you'd like to see!

Today's Lesson
PROGRESS   進歩、進展


  • Progress is improvement or movement towards a goal.
  • progress とは、目標に向かっていく動き、あるいは、進歩、という意味です。



  1. a: Has there been any progress in the negotiations recently?
    b: I'm afraid not. They still refuse to make any concessions.
  2. (foreman at construction site)
    Two of my crew members are sick, so our progress has been slower than expected.
  3. I'm always impressed by the fast pace of progress in medical research.
  4. We've been making good progress towards our goal of reducing employee turnover to 5% per year.
  5. Technological progress plays a vital role in the growth of our economy.
  6. It's amazing how much progress you've made with your English in just four weeks!

英会話レッスンWe think that was a giant leap forward. Well done!