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Forgetting is Bliss With native lang

The day before yesterday, I wrote an entry about the Ebbinghaus forgetting curve, in which I emphasized how important it is to retrain me...
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Dec 31, 2012 16:09
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The Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve. 「忘却曲線」 With native lang

As an English teacher, I want my students to study English effectively. Major part of learning a foreign language is memorizing new words...
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Dec 29, 2012 21:45
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An Educational Gap Among Children  教育格差 With native lang

Some of my students go to another cram school, a dance or an art school as an extra curriculum activity. It is because their parents can ...
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Dec 25, 2012 08:59
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A Christmas Party in Japan With native lang

A Christmas party, which is technically a residential community party, was held last Sunday. This year’s committee members including myse...
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Dec 21, 2012 11:28
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A Christmas Card to You With native lang

The other day, elementary school children and I have read “The Gift of the Magi” written by O.Henry. I just picked up this story because ...
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Dec 14, 2012 12:21
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The Vitality of A Flower With native lang

When I woke up yesterday morning, I found out that a plant, called cyclamen almost died. I was immediately struck with sadness. It was to...
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Dec 11, 2012 09:29
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Text Messages vs. Real Conversations With native lang

I got a phone call from a residential committee member yesterday. We talked about the budget of the Christmas party coming soon, since I&...
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Dec 7, 2012 13:51
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Is s College Education Necessary for Everyone? With native lang

I can't forget what Steave Jobs said in the commencement speech at the Stanford University. He said that quitting the college was the...
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Dec 6, 2012 09:46
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Stereotypical Images With native lang

When I found out that one of my British friends dislikes tea, and one of my American co-workers hates coffee, I was not a little surprise...
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Dec 3, 2012 22:42