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Please hand in your assignment by a e-mail no later than 5:00 PM on June 10. (DUO 3.0)

I've been studying DUO 3.0, an English word builder book, every now and then. This is a dictation from a voice recording of the bo...
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Jul 5, 2015 11:07
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Many non-native English speakers might be oblivious to the difference between "obvious" and "oblivious" because it's not so obvious.

I made this sentence or pun this morning. This is my original pun but I know a lot of people have already thought of the same kind of ...
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Jul 5, 2015 08:32
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My Wish Came True

I attained my target weight that was less than 80 kg this morning. It was 79.6 kg. Good for me! "I gave Daruma another eye wit...
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Jul 5, 2015 07:50
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Last Night

You know what? My wife and daughter was in a very bad mood yesterday morning. So I bought a very expensive hair accessory for my wife...
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Jul 4, 2015 08:12
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July 3, 2015

My body weight was 80.6 kg this morning, which was the minimum weight for the past twenty years. Mocha, my beloved beagle, ate her break...
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Jul 3, 2015 14:41
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Japanese women's soccer team, Nadeshiko Japan, has advanced to the championship, but I'm not so happy!

The England team missed a chance to advance to the championship by their own goal. As Japanese, I should have felt more delighted, but I...
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Jul 2, 2015 13:43
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It rained cats and dogs.

If a Japanese English learner is asked to give an example of English idioms, they tend to mention "it rains cats and dogs." An...
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Jul 1, 2015 10:21
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Princess Leia Said, "Could be Worse" and Jim Carrey Said, "Could be Better"

I bought 日常からビジネスまで すぐに使える英会話 超万能ミニフレーズ 300 by J リサーチ出版. It teaches me one-word phrases such as "Done?", two-words phrases s...
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Jun 28, 2015 20:38
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Another Result of Doping with The Chinese Herbs

I got up in the morning and found myself very fatigued. There was no pain in any muscles in the body, I just felt holly tired. Apparent...
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Jun 26, 2015 13:01
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As a Result of Doping with Chinese Herbs

Got up at 6. The change in body weight 21 Jun 81.3 kg (morning) & 81.1 kg (night) 22 Jun 81.7 kg & 82.4 kg 23 Jun 81.7 kg 24...
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Jun 25, 2015 23:03
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My Doping with Chinese Herb

Got up at 6. BW 81.4kg Walked for 45 minutes yesterday, and walked for 75 minutes this morning. Recently I could swim only about...
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Jun 24, 2015 11:15
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My Dietting is going on!

82.1 kg (minimum) 128/81---61 I lost my weight more than 12 kg in two and half months. My blood glucose metabolism has gone back to ...
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Jun 21, 2015 11:35
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Calculating the Volume and Weight of my Business

(Waring) Do not read this entry while eating. The day before yesterday I had a party and I ate a lot and drank a lot. I drank alcoh...
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Jun 15, 2015 17:36
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I Won't Ask Her Because I'm Not An Idiot!

Hi, The other day, I reported a story of the trivial, everyday joys of an ordinary family to you. http://lang-8.com/327490/journals/2...
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Jun 14, 2015 13:54
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Finally I Did It!

The other day was my wife's birthday. Finally I succeeded in making my wife happy. My wife is very difficult to treat. She doesn...
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Jun 11, 2015 12:05
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My Rainy Costume

It's rainy today as usual because it's the rainy season in Japan. I used to wear a raincoat (or mackintosh) and high boots and c...
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Jun 11, 2015 07:52
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"Most Japanese people have already become bilingual," a Japanese linguist said.

In the evening newspaper yesterday, I found a shocking news. Some Japanese linguist made a research and revealed that most Japanese peop...
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Jun 2, 2015 17:15
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私は青い山が好き (クイズ)

私は青い山が好き。「青山」と言った方が良いかもしれない。実は青い山は日本にはないのですべて輸入に頼っている。輸入しているといってもスーツや衣服ではない。青い山って何かわかりますか? (答え)コーヒー (ブルーマウンテン) My Favorite Blue Mou...
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Jun 1, 2015 13:42
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Adult Only: What is "T Spot"? With native lang

When I was on my way home, I happened to see a tea-house's name, "Tea Spot." I thought it was fairly nice name. I think i...
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May 29, 2015 21:40
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On my way to the company I met Michael Jackson's by chance With native lang

This morning while walking on my way to the company I work for,, I happened to hear a very high tone and sharp cry of a bird above my hea...
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May 20, 2015 12:22