Tip 16 ”tech savvy” 無料ビジネス英語学習

無料ビジネス英語学習 Words & Phrases 第16弾は、”tech savvy” です。

“savvy” って、日本人にはあまり馴染みがない英単語ですが、

動画ではテクノロジーを指す “tech” と組み合わせて使っていますが、
“trend savvy” = 「流行に精通した」
“web savvy” = 「WEBに精通した」


Hello and welcome to this Bizmates words and phrases
video series for Japanese businesspeople.

And today's word is... "tech savvy"

Any word with two "V"s is cool right?
Tech savvy. Okay.

So, but before we do that let's do our regular test.

Okay so I have a problem and I say...

Hey, what are we going to do about this problem?

Did you do that?

Well, what would you do?

Yes, and I would be like ahh...

Good question, and then we think together.


So let's go on to today's word, tech savvy.
It's a good one. It's a simple one.

And the meaning is simple.
It just means...

it's like good at computers.

or is good with computers.

Okay, and that's what I often hear.

So if I ask Taro, I say.

uh... you know Taro,
can you help me install this software?

And Taro doesn't like computers.
He's not very good with computers.

He says, I'm not good at computers.

It's okay, I understand the meaning.

But it doesn't have that natural sound, right?

So to make it sound natural

we could say this.

Taro, can you help me install this software?

And Taro says,

You know I'm not very tech savvy.

Wow. Well, you sound tech savvy when you use that word.

Okay, tech savvy and how do we pronounce it?

Just the way it sounds, Oops.

I'm not tech savvy.
I'm not very tech savvy.

Okay, why don't you try it?
I'm not very tech savvy. Okay.

So I'm gonna ask you the question.

Uh... so can you help me install this software?

Okay, that's right.

OK. So for homework,
I want you to tell me someone who's tech savvy.

Who's good with computers?


Tech savvy

So we'll see you next time. Thank you.