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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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a Clock in My Old Memory With native lang

I was looking for a clock for my computer's desktop today. I found a free software for it and I chose one from about 100 designs. I...
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Mar 21, 2014 15:19
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Reading in English

It's been a long time since I posted the last entry. I've been fine, except I had a high fever about two weeks ago and I had to ...
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Mar 4, 2014 23:20
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Daruma (Dharma) With native lang

When I talked to my English teacher, I couldn't explain about Daruma. Then I try to describe it. If you read and correct them, I...
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Jan 20, 2014 11:56
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Fuel

Hello! It has been cold around here, so I have to feed fuel to a heater every few days.
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Jan 20, 2014 10:38
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Cilly

It was freezing today. It was almost snowing in Tokyo. / It was nearly snowing in Tokyo. (In fact, it didn't snow.)
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Jan 15, 2014 20:44
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Men's Figure Skating

I love watching men’s figure skating. When I saw them in the Calgary Olympics in 1988, I was really fascinated with them. Since then I’...
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Jan 5, 2014 14:48