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A Sweet Memory of Umesyu (plum liquor) With native lang

Many Japanese people like plums. Some of my friends have a few plum trees in their gardens, so soon after they harvest their plums they m...
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Jun 29, 2013 22:00
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The Art of Conversation With native lang

I think it's hard to master the art of conversation. The other day some of my friends and I got together at a buffet styled restauran...
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Jun 26, 2013 12:33
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"SUMMERTIME" by George Gershwin With native lang

"SUMMERTIME" Summertime and the living is easy. Fish are jumping and the cotton is high. Oh, your daddy's rich and your ...
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Jun 24, 2013 12:47
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The Soundtrack of "Is Paris Burning?" With native lang

"Is Paris Burning?" is a name of original soundtrack of NHK Special, "The 20th Century on Film". and it was composed...
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Jun 19, 2013 20:39
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Teachers Are the Ones Who Need Real Feedback With native lang

Recently I watched Bill Gates's presentation, "Teachers Need Real Feedback" on You Tube, and I realized both the US and Jap...
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Jun 17, 2013 18:19
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Great Mental Fortitude to Attain Your Goal With native lang

Yuichiro Miura, who is 80 years old, successfully, reached the summit of Mt. Everest on March 23rd this year. An exercise physiologist me...
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Jun 14, 2013 16:26
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Countable or Uncountable? With native lang

I've been teaching English for many years, but I still have difficulties differentiating some countable nouns from uncountable ones. ...
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Jun 10, 2013 22:20
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An Amazing Japanese Entrepreneur Who Set Up "TABLE FOR TWO" With native lang

I was moved to see some young Japanese social entrepreneurs introduced in a TV program last night. That was the first time I saw Mr. Kog...
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Jun 6, 2013 12:19
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Is Every Man Over 40 Years Old Responsible for His Face? With native lang

"Every man over 40 years old is responsible for his face." Most Japanese people have probably heard of this old saying, even th...
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Jun 3, 2013 21:07