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Practice With native lang

Q1: Is there any place in Hawaii that you particularly want to see? A1: I'd like to go to the Pearl Harbor because I didn't go...
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Oct 8, 2015 13:55
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Practice (About Tour) With native lang

Q1: Have you ever taken a bus tour in Japan? A1: Yes. I have taken a bus tour a several times. When I was a kid, my mom often took me...
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Oct 8, 2015 10:47
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Question : I was saved by someone while I was drowned in the river.

I have a question. A few days ago, someone corrected this sentence that I wrote. I was saved by someone while I was drowned in the ri...
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Sep 5, 2015 11:05
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Was I Suspected? With native lang

Last night, I was driving with my son. It was his first day of this semester yesterday, so he was so tired and made a tantrum as usual a...
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Sep 3, 2015 11:49
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Obon Is Busy!! With native lang

Have you ever heard of "Obon"? It's a kind of a summer break originated from a Bon festival in Buddhism. It's very bu...
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Aug 17, 2015 19:51
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Busy Summer Break With native lang

At the beginning of every summer break, I'm very busy to take my kids to somewhere and pick them up and cook lunch and manage their s...
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Jul 28, 2015 11:08
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Intense Heat

These days are intense heat over here. At first I thought that this heat makes me crazy and spoil, but I remember last winter I didn'...
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Jul 26, 2015 10:17
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Marie Curie - the person I admire

I used to admire Marie Curie. I usually call her "Madam Curie" because it was the title of which I read her biography. It was m...
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Jul 15, 2015 16:45
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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
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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
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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