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Have You Ever Thought About "Guy" Before? With native lang

I recently read a very short article about Guy Fawkes Day. It is a unique British festival that has been celebrated for more than 400 yea...
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Oct 28, 2013 21:27
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Genuine Japanese "Omotenashi" With native lang

I go to my calligraphy teacher's house to learn calligraphy twice a month. She's in her eighties and lives alone, but she's v...
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Oct 25, 2013 19:34
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You Don't Need To Be a Yes-man All The Time With native lang

Since I worked at an major English school, I had many chances to have casual conversations with foreign coworkers. When I had some Englis...
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Oct 23, 2013 18:32
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I Know "My Headache Is Killing Me" Is a Common Expression, However.... With native lang

I remember one of my American friends once said, "My nightshifts are killing me." and another foreign friend used to say "...
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Oct 20, 2013 19:05
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We've Been Having Freakish and Abnormal Weather Worldwide With native lang

On Wednesday night, the typhoon hit Izu Oshima Island, Japan. Torrential rains triggered mudslides and they caused a severe damage to the...
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Oct 18, 2013 09:01
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I Couldn't Stop Imagining Her Appearance With native lang

I used to watch an American sitcom, "Frasier" on DVDs. In that drama, Niles Crane, who is a main character, Frasier Crane's...
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Oct 14, 2013 20:31
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Taking Legal Action is The Last Resort for Japanese People With native lang

Recently, one of my acquaintances filed a suit for wrongful dismissal against the former company. His family and hundreds of supporters ...
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Oct 11, 2013 19:45
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A Flamenco Flashmob Performed at Marubiru, Tokyo With native lang

Yesterday, I saw a Flamenco Flashmob that was performed at Marubiru (a Marunouch building ) in Tokyo on YouTube. A slender couple started...
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Oct 7, 2013 21:16
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Dedicated to the Late Robert M. Flynn With native lang

Today I'd like to introduce the late Robert M. Flynn, who was a missionary and an educator. He taught English at Catholic Junior-seni...
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Oct 5, 2013 21:01
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Does Computer Technology Deprive People of Jobs? With native lang

The other day, I went to see a doctor at a local hospital, since I had poor digestion. When I entered the gate, I saw a brand new recepti...
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Oct 2, 2013 20:58