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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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

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
elephanttortoise

I Do Nothing Wrong.

When someone blames me for something, what can I say? I'd like to answer "私は何も悪いことをしていない。" in English. I thought some...
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Mar 18, 2015 15:31
elephanttortoise

Hanafuda With native lang

This was a homework of my English conversation class. The theme was traditional Japanese games. I'd be happy if you could fix my se...
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Feb 26, 2015 10:52
elephanttortoise

Practice : Cellphone With native lang

A lot of kids are getting into their smartphones. Recently many people spend much time to use their cellphones even when they're w...
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Feb 20, 2015 21:18
elephanttortoise

Setsu-bun With native lang

Yesterday, it was the Setsu-bun day. It's one of the seasonal events in Japan to drive away the evil and welcome the luck. We threw ...
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Feb 4, 2015 13:57
elephanttortoise

How can I say when I don't want to talk first? With native lang

Yesterday, I attended an English conversation class as a makeup student. When a discussion started, the teacher pointed me first, becaus...
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Jan 29, 2015 15:27
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A Thing Left Behind With native lang

My son said to me that he couldn't find his gym clothes this morning. I didn't know why and where they were. When I drove my ...
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Dec 10, 2014 21:19
elephanttortoise

My Recommended Drive Course

I recommend Teriha-gorge(照葉峡). I’ve been there a few times, but actually my husband always takes me there, so I don’t know much where it ...
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Sep 17, 2014 19:56
elephanttortoise

Uncanny Valley With native lang

This was my homework. I've already submitted this, but I'm happy to share with you. Moreover I'd be happy if you could fix m...
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Sep 10, 2014 16:18
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Subject in School With native lang

My favorite subject was chemistry, so I took the science course. But I was good at Japanese. Some friends in humanities course always sai...
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Sep 6, 2014 15:34
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Miso Soup With native lang

I have an eight-year-old son. He usually gets up early and plays a portable game in his bed. He is also very picky for food. He had rarel...
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Mar 23, 2014 06:57