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Restart With native lang

I'll restart to join to my English lessons from tomorrow. During summer break of my kids, I couldn't have time to do that. But ...
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Aug 30, 2016 18:17
elephanttortoise

Rainbow

I was exhausted with my children's homework today. Their summer holiday are going to be over soon. Last time, I wrote about rainbo...
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Aug 23, 2016 17:34
elephanttortoise

Typhoon and Rainbow

After a typhoon has gone away, I found a big rainbow. Rainbow make people happy. But it's already faded out. How temporary it is.
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Aug 22, 2016 18:25
elephanttortoise

Watching Rugby Live With native lang

Last Saturday, I went to watch a rugby game. (先週の土曜日、ラグビーの試合を見に行きました。) I really wanted to focus to watch it, so I asked my husband to t...
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Jul 12, 2016 11:05
elephanttortoise

What goes around comes around.

I heard this sentence, "What goes around comes around."(1) in a TV drama. After then, when I looked up it in a dictionary, I a...
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Jul 6, 2016 17:58
elephanttortoise

Car accident

Two weeks ago, my daughter on her bicycle was hit by a car on the way home from the station at night. Fortunately, the injury was not so ...
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Jul 4, 2016 23:21
elephanttortoise

いらいらする

When I can't find out what I should say it in English, it really frustrates me.
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Jun 14, 2016 17:44
elephanttortoise

Play Outside With native lang

I'd like to encourage my kids to play outside rather than playing video games, but sometimes it annoys me. "Clean up your clothe...
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Jun 14, 2016 16:03
elephanttortoise

My son's homework

Gunma is famous for leek, konnyaku, and yamato-imo. Yamato-imo is a kind of yam. Tuna on grated yamato-imo is delicious. Grated yamato...
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Jun 4, 2016 07:22
elephanttortoise

Downgrade

We don't need to capitalize these words, "Internet" and "Web", because they became generic. http://abcnews.go....
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Jun 1, 2016 18:27
elephanttortoise

What does this mean? - "It's a verb."

When I saw an American drama, "White Collar" (season 5 episode 5), I caught this phrase. "It's a verb." What does...
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May 17, 2016 21:32
elephanttortoise

Morning Smell With native lang

When I open a rice cooker every morning, there is filled with the good smell of just cooked rice around there. It makes me happy even I h...
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May 16, 2016 09:32
elephanttortoise

Matsumoto Castle With native lang

Recently my son is really into Japanese history because of the video game. He is especially interested in Sengoku period (the age of Jap...
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May 12, 2016 13:45
elephanttortoise

The Cost of Lunch With native lang

I've just picked up my husband at the station. On the way home, we talked about each today's lunch. Today I had lunch with some...
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May 11, 2016 22:58
elephanttortoise

Lunch to bring to school With native lang

My daughter has just started to bring her lunch to school from today. I'll have to make lunch for her every weekdays. Actually I...
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Apr 11, 2016 14:08
elephanttortoise

Paper! Paper! Paper! With native lang

I couldn't post my diary here the day before yesterday and yesterday, because I was very busy to fill out a lot of papers whose deadl...
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Apr 9, 2016 06:10
elephanttortoise

Good Things and Bad Things With native lang

I was bumped from behind last Friday and I suffered whiplash. Now I feel better, but I'm still scared of a car coming up from behind....
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Apr 6, 2016 21:29
elephanttortoise

It was not my day yesterday. With native lang

I'm usually busy to take someone in my family to and from somewhere a lot of times on Mondays. Yesterday was the same as ususal, but...
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Apr 5, 2016 11:44
elephanttortoise

New school year has just started! With native lang

These past few years, I've listened/watched some English learning programs on the radio and TV. Today new school year has just start...
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Apr 4, 2016 11:38
elephanttortoise

Figure skate season is over.

This morning I watched World Figure Skate Champions 2016 on the Internet. This was the last competition of this season. I hoped each sk...
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Apr 3, 2016 14:23