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I found about Lang-8 in a magazine. I've never lived in English speaking countries. I love reading (including manga), hiking and skiing.

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It is common practice for some students to take a gap year between high school and university in order to do charitable work abroad in underdeveloped countries. What are the advantages and disadvantages for young people of doing volunteer work?

It is not common practice to take a gap year in my country. I have heard of such practice in some other countries. Personally, I beli...
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Jul 30, 2017 05:34
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Some people think that art is an essential subject for children at school while others think it is a waste of time. Discuss both sides and give your opinion.

We take it granted to learn art at school. We are so familiar with art that hardly anyone regards it as a waste of time. That must be the...
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Feb 5, 2017 05:27
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Agree or disagree: Japan should play a more active military role in world affairs

This is a hot issue because Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is insisting to withdraw U.S. troops from Japan. It may be the r...
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Oct 23, 2016 06:49
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Agree or disagree: The Internet should be free from censorship?

I respect freedom of speech, however it does not imply that hate speech can be allowed.Personally, I do not believe that the Internet sho...
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Sep 18, 2016 05:32
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Does modern society encourage selfishness?

It is not amusing to think of disadvantages of modern society. I do not like anything that encourages selfishness. Personally, I believe ...
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Aug 21, 2016 05:51
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