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Hit It Off  「馬が合う」 With native lang

Today, I'd like to introduce a popular Japanese expression, 「馬が合う」, which is translated as "hit it off", "click togeth...
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Oct 28, 2012 22:57
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Digital Natives vs. Digital Immigrants With native lang

A few days ago, I learned a new expression, "digital Natives". A digital native is a person who has an inborn ability to adept ...
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Oct 23, 2012 20:29
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Are You a Stickler for Detail? With native lang

Niles Crane who appeared in the American sitcom, "Frasier" ordered a cup of coffee like this way. "Double decaf non-fat ...
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Oct 21, 2012 20:49
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Halloween Parties in Japan With native lang

Halloween parties have been popular in Japan for many years, probably because of the advertisement campaigns of major English schools for...
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Oct 16, 2012 08:51
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Mt. Fuji in Red  赤富士 With native lang

Last month, I stayed overnight at a hotel in Hayama to attend a seminar. When we were in the conference room, we could see a fine view of...
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Oct 12, 2012 16:32
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Reading a Newspaper With native lang

A few years ago, we stopped delivery of the newspaper. I used to read through a paper every morning, so I sometimes miss it. Once a w...
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Oct 8, 2012 19:39
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Politically Correct Words With native lang

I don't remember exactly when but English teachers started to pay attention to teach politically correct words. It's safe to say ...
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Oct 4, 2012 17:23
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Japanese Ambiguity. With native lang

As you may know, Japanese people usually don't say "Yes" or "No" right away. Some younger people answer "微妙...
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Oct 1, 2012 16:41