読みたいリストに今入っている本では、Level３の本の最後の１冊「The Invisible Man（透明人間）」で、これもまたH.G.ウェルズの作品だった。
知らない or あやふやな単語
ex) A stranger dressed in a wide-brimmed hat and very long coat got off a train at Bramblehurst.
ex) The people in the inn saw a dark figure stumble in.
ex) The strange man had large bulky bandages around his head.
・take a good look at ～：～をよく観察する
ex) “You should take a good look at them in the morning,” warned Teddy.
・cut it out：〔望ましくないことを〕やめる
ex) “Cut it out now all of you," snapped Mrs. Hall.
・mind one’s own business：他人の私事に干渉しない［口出ししない・構わない］、いらぬおせっかいをしない
ex) “You’ll all mind your own business."
ex) “Good grief!” exclaimed Mrs. Hall. “How many boxes and bags does he have?"
・startle ～：～をびっくりさせる [stɑ́rtl]
ex) He was about to speak when he saw the most startling thing.
ex) However, he wasn’t wearing his glasses, and his eye sockets were empty.
ex) He was usually quiet, but there was the occasional tantrum when he smashed furniture and his equipment.
・propose ～：～を提案する [prəpóuz]
ex) Mr. Hall proposed that they get rid of the stranger.
ex) There was a loud sound of stomping, some laughter and then the door was quickly flung open.
ex) The eerie sound of the stranger’s laughter could be heard behind him.
ex) He got up, took a poker from the fireplace and crept out into the hallway.
ex) He heard the sound of sneezing downstairs.
・be dumb founded ：あぜんとする、驚いて物が言えない
ex) Both of them were completely dumb-founded.
・ burglary：押し込み強盗、侵入窃盗 [bə́ːrgləri]
ex) It was not long after the burglary when the Halls got up and found that the front door of their inn was unlocked.
・ rubbery：ゴムのような、男性のある [rʌ́bəri]
ex) He put a small rubbery thing in her hand.
・tear off ～：～を引きはがす
ex) Then the man tore off his glasses and everything on his face.
ex) Just outside of Iping, a tramp, Thomas Marvel, sat looking at two pairs of shoes, trying to decide which pair to wear.
ex) He was studying the boots intently when a voice behind him said, “Both of them are very ugly.”
ex) .“Alright I…won’t betray you," he stuttered.
ex) Other people had come to see what the commotion was about.
ex) In this novel, Wells invents a time machine and portrays the natural evolution of the capitalist class structure.
ex) process of industrialization was creating great changes in society.
ex) Others saw human civilization descending into terrible ruin as the rich took advantage of the poor.
ex) In this town, Dr. Arthur Kemp, was looking through a microscope in his study.
ex) But the people who saw Marvel up close did not think he was crazy.
・desert ～：～を去る、後にする [dizə́ːrt]
ex) Everyone panicked and deserted the streets.
ex) The regulars were enjoying their regular brew when Marvel came crashing through the door.
ex) No sooner had they bolted the door when a powerful thumping was heard on the door.
ex) From nowhere, something dragged Marvel out from his hiding place.‘
ex) “No one.” she told him. “It must have been a prank."
ex) He brought the food back, and watched as an invisible mouth devoured it.
・turn ～ in：～を警察に通報する
ex) “I’m such an idiot! I’ve given you the idea to turn me in."
・be capable of ～：～に成り得る、～が出来る [kéipəbəl]
ex) Dr. Kemp thought to himself, “This man is mad and dangerous. He is capable of murder.”
・agitated ：動揺した [ǽdʒitèitəd]
ex) The invisible man seemed very agitated, so Dr. Kemp suggested, “Why don’t we have breakfast in my study?”
ex) “Yes, but humans aren’t transparent like glass." interrupted Kemp.
ex) “But how did you get the blood and other pigment to become invisible?" Kemp asked.
ex) Where there were puddles of water or mud that I walked through, boys would cry out.
ex) Eventually, I was able to lose my crowd of pursuers."
ex) “I knew I would have to do something desperate.”
ex) “I picked up a stool and hit him on the back of his head."
ex) “He fell unconscious, and then I gagged him and tied him up with a sheet."
ex) “Then I took some glasses, a wig, some whiskers and all of the money from the man‘s cash register, and then I left."
ex) “I explained to the waiter that I didn’t want to eat in public because I was disfigured."
ex) He seemed to turn and face Kemp who was pacing back and forth in front of the window.
・ formula：化学式 [fɔ́rmjələ]
ex) “I wanted to work in peace and make a formula to make me visible again."
・up until now：今に至るまで
ex) “I won’t help you commit crimes like you have been doing up until now,” replied Kemp.
・catch up with ～：～に追いつく、～についていく
ex) “When I catch up with him, he will wish he had never been born."
ex) This suit, which is still being developed, is made of tiny pixels, like a computer screen that acts like clothing.
・guarantee ～：～が確かだと保障する [gæ̀rəntíː]
ex) It is the best way to guarantee invisibility without going blind!
・let out ～：～を外に出す
ex) He let out a laugh that made him seem completely crazy.
ex) Kemp was determined to not let Griffin know some men had entered his house.
ex) Griffin cut him off again.
ex) Griffin managed to yank it open a little.
ex) Griffin wedged his body between the door and the door frame.
・in a flash：すぐに
ex) In a ﬂash, the dressing gown had Kemp pinned to the floor at the top of the stairs.
・dig into ～：～に押し付ける
ex) He felt sharp fingernails digging into his throat and then a sharp pain in his belly as the invisible man drove his knee into the man’s stomach.
・quite a few：相当数
ex) It took quite a few minutes for the men to settle their nerves.
ex) “That man is insane. He has lost all of his sense of reasoning."
ex) “I will start a reign of terror."
・ execution：処刑 [èksəkjúːʃən]
ex) “This rein of terror will begin with the execution of Dr. Kemp."
ex) “We will catch him even if I am the bait!"
ex) He felt the gun being ripped out of his hand.
ex) He looked above him and saw the gun floating in midair.
ex) He deliberately walked over a road that had broken glass all over it.
・slam into ～：～にぶつかる
ex) Kemp was trying to get Griffin’s fingers away from his neck, when a shovel swung through the air and slammed into something soft.
ex) The fingers loosened on his throat. and he felt the body of Griff in go limp on his own.
ex) He willingly tells the story of the invisible man.
・outsmart ～：～の裏をかく [àutsmɑ́ːt]
ex) He tells his guests how he outsmarted the police who wanted to take the money in his pockets away from him.
・ occasion：時、好機 [əkéiʒən]
ex) Kemp and Colonel Adye, who recovered from his gunshot, questioned Marvel about the books on many occasions.