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I forgot to post an entry yesterday.

I've written diaries in English over 10 days, but I forgot to write it yesterday. I don't mean that I stick to write an English ...
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May 14, 2015 10:34
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Flowers for Algernon

I've finished reading an English book, "Flowers for Algernon" today. It was my second time reading a book in English. It to...
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May 12, 2015 21:38
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Welcome Back, My time! With native lang

It was consecutive holidays in Japan almost all of last week. I forgot some things last week because it was irregular schedule. An ordi...
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May 11, 2015 14:00
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Mother's Day

Today is Mother's Day in Japan. My children and my husband bought me a chocolate cake and German white wine. They're my favorit...
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May 10, 2015 18:26
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Don't trust me too much! With native lang

Almost all of my friends usually say "You're worthy to rely on." Maybe it's because that I was a leader on some meetin...
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May 9, 2015 20:41
elephanttortoise

Is that Rude to New British Princess?

Recently a zoo in Japan announced to name a newborn monkey "Charlotte". It was chosen by popular vote. I heard that the number ...
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May 8, 2015 20:58
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My Old English Book With native lang

I reminded that I bought an English book about Gogh at a French museum as a souvenir for me. It was over 20 years ago and I couldn't ...
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May 7, 2015 17:53
elephanttortoise

The Last Day in Consecutive Holidays

Today, it was the last day in consecutive holidays called "Golden Week" in Japan. I promised my children to take them to go wa...
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May 6, 2015 17:08
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Word Choice & Accent With native lang

As I wrote before, choosing words is sometimes a little difficult for me. (http://lang-8.com/209275/journals/910178476444763205353942648...
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May 5, 2015 16:44
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Word Choice With native lang

When I read an article on Lang-8 yesterday, I was surprised. It was a practice using a book for Japanese learners. On the comments for i...
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May 4, 2015 11:50
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Leaving Hospital Too Early With native lang

When I hear someone gives birth and leaves hospital on the next day in the western countries, I'm always surprised to that. Because i...
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May 3, 2015 11:20
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Congratulations on the New Royal Baby!

In the U.K., a new princess has been born. The name isn't still announced. The news said she's going well with her mother. I h...
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May 2, 2015 20:58
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A Holiday is Coming. With native lang

Today I finished a lot of things about my children such as parents meeting. Since tomorrow there are consecutive legal holidays called &...
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May 1, 2015 20:34
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After the Meeting

As I wrote in the previous entry, I had a meeting with my daughter and her teacher in the cram school. Now I'm home. I was shocked...
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Apr 30, 2015 22:27
elephanttortoise

A Meeting

I'm going to have a meeting with my daughter and her teacher of the cram school at nine this evening. She is the 9th grade and will t...
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Apr 30, 2015 20:37
elephanttortoise

Gecko With native lang

Have you ever seen a gecko? Last night I found a gecko on the second floor of my house. I wanted to catch and release it outside, but...
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Apr 29, 2015 21:05
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Apr. 29

It's a national holidy in Japan today. On the way to my English class, I saw lots of riders of motorcycles. Maybe it's a fine d...
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Apr 29, 2015 18:38
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Practice : should, can, have to

1. children / help with the housework I think children should help with the housework. But in Japan after school started not having an...
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Apr 23, 2015 17:36
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Self-introduction for a New Teacher With native lang

This is a self-introduction for a new teacher of my English conversation class. I'd be happy if you could fix them and comment your ...
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Apr 6, 2015 16:57
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Farewell Lunch with My Teacher

A school year ends in March in Japan, so March is the month of farewell. Today I had lunch with my English teacher and classmates. Sh...
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Mar 18, 2015 16:27