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Question about the difference of he nuance between "try to~”and "try ~ing"

Could you tell me the difference of the nuance between"try to~" and "try ~ing"? The other day I wrote a sentence &qu...
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May 31, 2009 12:21
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The movie" Who killed the electric car?"

I watched DVD"Who killed the electric car?" ; this is a documentary film thta deals with the history of the electric car, mainl...
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May 30, 2009 09:42
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Question about the usage of ' friend'

When you have a chat with your friend, you often talk about other friend, right? I was wondering if how I can express'友達の友達’ in Engli...
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May 29, 2009 13:39
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My question about the usage of 'all' and 'always'

Could you give me your advice or ideas about what I wrote down below: Which sentences are correct or not? 1. We should not rely on her....
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May 28, 2009 14:32
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Tomatoes

Do you know what it is? It's a small fruit of tomato. In my garden, there are three plants of tomatoes and each pant start to flower...
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May 26, 2009 16:44
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Mask Panic

Yesterday I read some entry journal, and it referred to a mask. As you know, new type of flu( swine flu) has been spreading all over the...
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May 26, 2009 09:16
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The turning point of the life

Today my family held a ceremony of first anniversary of my father-in -law's death. As I mentioned before, my family's priest pass...
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May 24, 2009 16:08
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Are you a 'morning person'?

Today when I was talking about our life style, some question occurred to me. We talked which type you are with each other. I answered:&#...
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May 22, 2009 15:53
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Teleworking

I'm going to have a discussion about teleworking or other things related to this at the discussion class in( ←at?) the community c...
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May 22, 2009 05:36
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Again about 'mishap'

I wrote about the word 'mishap' at yesterday's my entry journal. I searched on the web(←or website,Internet?)how this word wa...
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May 20, 2009 11:47
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A new word 'Mishap'

I learned a new word 'mishap'. I didn't know this word, so I checked it on dictionaries; it says(←I checked several dictiona...
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May 19, 2009 10:34
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The New Car Phenomenon

What image do you have when you hear the expression"The New Car Phenomenon"? Do you know what it means? I learned this idea fr...
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May 17, 2009 23:42
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Funeral

The chief priest of my family(←Does it make sense?)died of pancreatic cancer this Sunday, today his funeral was held at his temple. I me...
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May 15, 2009 21:19
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Dictaion

I think many of you know about' Susan Boyle' who is now famous on YouTube, and I took a dictation the interview , and my friend a...
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May 15, 2009 09:00
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"Green" みどり?or あお?

When I was watching some English learning TV program, a host referred how to describe the color"green" in Japanese. I know tha...
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May 13, 2009 09:46
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アジサイ

I was away from my house for two days, and when I was watering flowers this morning, I noticed a pot of hydrangea withering in these 2day...
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May 11, 2009 08:34
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An Ameican Idol 2009

One of my favorite videos on You Tube is the ones from American Idol. Last year I got to know about this program. Actually, in Japan, we...
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May 7, 2009 09:25
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The book"Outliers"

I've finished reading the book"Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell; it's subtitle is 'the story of success.' It cont...
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May 5, 2009 21:01
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Iris leaves

Just have a look at the google logo Japan today if you are interested in. It's lovely, isn't it? Today is Children's day in J...
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May 5, 2009 06:04
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The movie"Mrs.Dalloway"

I watched the DVD"Mrs.Dalloway"; one of my favorite movies, and this season in which fresh green is beautiful reminds me of thi...
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May 4, 2009 07:45