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What's the Issues of Lang-8? With native lang

Do you like Lang-8? It helps us improve our learning languages, share our interests, and interact freely with people from many different ...
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Oct 22, 2018 12:26
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Tips for Japanese Learners #10

One of the biggest differences between English and Japanese is whether it’s basically direct or not. Of course we Japanese people sometim...
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Oct 17, 2018 11:29 ForJapaneseLearners
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Materialism With native lang

We have many chances to see the words of “-ism” nowadays. It reminds me of “capitalism”, “idealism”, “perfectionism”, and the like. What ...
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Oct 2, 2018 13:07
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How should service be? With native lang

Tokyo Olympics in 2020 has been controversial in some ways, and one of the issues is about volunteers. It’s supposed to be held in July, ...
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Sep 25, 2018 11:50
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What I Realized

I've completed a six-month course of my school last Saturday. Fortunately, The result says I can move up to upper classes, though it ...
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Sep 10, 2018 11:50
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Talk is Cheap

It seems that people nowadays voice their opinions more easily, freely than those in the past. This is great, but, one of the undesirable...
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Aug 20, 2018 11:24
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Dig and Fill Holes

Japan has been suffering extreme heat wave recently. We often see news that some people get or die of heatstroke. In reality, I can’t sta...
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Jul 23, 2018 11:31
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Knowledge or Wisdom

One of my favorite novels is Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse. In the novel, there’s a scene that Siddhartha, the main character, says somethi...
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Jul 17, 2018 12:51
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Schrodinger's People

We sometimes see something like “A close up on who they really are” on TV, in which media observe famous people’s daily life. Also, there...
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Jul 9, 2018 12:01
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Two-Sided People

We sometimes hear the phrase that goes “あの人は裏表のない人だ.” This indicates people which don’t hide anything. In other words, they are not two-s...
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Jul 2, 2018 12:32
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A Golden Passport

I guess the reason why people start learning a foreign language varies from needs in business to interests in foreign culture. But as for...
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Jun 28, 2018 10:16
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An Event for Opinion Exchange

I’d like to announce a test event which artboy, a friend of mine, is currently holding. Most of the participants are English or Japanese ...
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Jun 22, 2018 11:32
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A Sophisticated Boring World

I’m a huge fan of video games, and often watch Let’s Players on Youtube or play some games by myself. I especially like sandbox games the...
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Jun 20, 2018 14:18
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The Key to Achieve

I heard an episode like this. In an interview, Warren Buffet and Bill Gates were asked what the most important thing is to achieve result...
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Jun 19, 2018 12:07
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Yes-Men

In this global internet society, we can easily receive a lot of feedback. At the same time, that means there can be various kinds of feed...
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Jun 18, 2018 12:01
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500 Million Years Button

Have you ever heard of a story called “500 million years button”? This is a fiction and seems unreasonable in some ways, but very interes...
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Jun 15, 2018 12:51
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Konamikan

There is an internet slang called “konamikan(小並感).” This is the abbreviation of “syougakusei nami no kansou”, which is something like com...
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Jun 14, 2018 14:35
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Chunks

I found an interesting idea about learning languages in a book. It says that acquiring languages is to store “chunks.” This sounds perfec...
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Jun 12, 2018 13:12
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Four Categories in the Society

I read an article like this yesterday. When the Koizumi cabinet(2001-2006) sought to initiate structural reforms, an advertising agency m...
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Jun 11, 2018 14:39
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Whom Do We Blame?

I subscribe to a local newspaper. Before I go to work, I usually check a headline article. Unfortunately, in nine cases out of ten, it’s ...
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Jun 8, 2018 12:57