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This Site Will Be A Threat To English Schools

Soon after using lang8, l thought this site will be a real threat to English schools in Japan. If learners keep writing entries and thei...
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Feb 29, 2012 13:34
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The Style Is The Man

The other day I was reading an entry written by a good friend of mine on lang8 who is studying Japanese hard. When I scrolled down to rea...
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Feb 27, 2012 11:32
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"Pay it Forward" で言いたかった事

昨日書いたエントリー"Pay it Forward" の内容が飛躍しすぎているのか私自身よくわからなくなったので整理してみたいと思う。日本語を勉強中の皆さん、頑張って読んでね〜。 lang8を始めた時は、ネット上でこれほど深い交流ができるとは思って...
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Feb 25, 2012 10:26
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Pay It Forward

One of lang8ers has once mentioned that he feels bad about not being able to help other learners, because he is very busy. I replied to h...
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Feb 24, 2012 14:28
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Japanese Mysterious Smile

Have you ever feel strange to see Japanese people's mysterious smile when it is not a funny situation? If you see our smile even when...
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Feb 22, 2012 15:18
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The Mysterious Feminine Pronouns

Yesterday Beetroot Dog posted an entry, "オーストラリアのぶんか" and he introduced an interesting expression,"she'll be right.&qu...
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Feb 20, 2012 17:40
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What Do You Say When You Give a Gift?

In a Western society, when people hand out a gift, they probably say like,"I hope you'll like my gift." or "I tried my...
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Feb 18, 2012 16:42
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I Got A Superb Dental Treatment Today.

Toady I went to a newly opened nearby dentist to treat my minor tooth decay. I was stunned to see its state of the art modern technologie...
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Feb 17, 2012 17:01
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Maternal Love

Here's a funny story. As I said yesterday, I used to travel abroad when I was in collage. The day before my departure, my mother ca...
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Feb 14, 2012 17:47
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Valentine Messages

On this special day, I'd like to send Valentine messages to you all, especially young people on lang8. To tell you the truth, I wrot...
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Feb 13, 2012 17:18
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"幸福論" By Alain

Alain's book, "幸福論” is on my wardrobe and time to time I read it. His name is Emile Chartier and its original title is "Pro...
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Feb 11, 2012 22:45
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"主人", "旦那", "家内", "カミさん"

Have you ever thought the following meanings of Kanji, "主人","旦那", "家内", "カミさん(上さん?)". When a hus...
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Feb 9, 2012 17:31
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Zen Meditation (座禅)

When I was in college, one of my Japanese friends and I used to go to the Tenryuji (a temple located in Arashiyama, Kyoto) to practice Ze...
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Feb 8, 2012 18:37
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Traveling To Taiwan

I had been in Taipei, the northern part of Taiwan for three days with my family. Generally speaking, Taiwan is a popular touring destinat...
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Feb 7, 2012 21:07
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Asian Rural Institute

When I was in my early 20s, I had worked as a volunteer for a year at the Asian Rural Institute(ARI). I'd like to introduce this nonp...
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Feb 1, 2012 16:28