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We Help You Quit Jobs 退職を手伝います

A news article introduced a Japanese company called "Exit". ニュースの記事で、「Exit」という名前の日本企業を紹介していた。 The Exit helps people, who wa...
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Aug 30, 2018 17:31
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Thunder and Saury 雷とサンマ

We had thunder and downpour this evening. 今夜は雷が鳴って、土砂降りだった。 I heard the thunder hit near my house. 雷が家の近くに落ちた音がした。 This kind of w...
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Aug 27, 2018 20:58
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They Know How to Cut Corners 手の抜き方を知っている

I wrote about my new part time job in my last post. 前回の投稿で新しいパートの事を書いた。 At work, there are more than forty part timers who have diffe...
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Aug 26, 2018 17:35
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They Are Generous to Young Women 若い女性に甘い

I started working new part time a while ago. 少し前に新しいパートを始めた。 There is a young woman who started the job at the same time as me. 同じ時期...
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Aug 25, 2018 09:14
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Armpit Sweat is Against Etiquitte in Japan 脇汗は日本ではエチケット違反

Japanese people are very conscious about armpit sweat. 日本人は脇の汗にとても敏感だ。 There is a product that prevents armpit sweat from making stai...
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Aug 25, 2018 08:39
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My Memory of a Cicada 蝉(せみ)の思い出

One of my Lang-8 friends wrote about a cicada. 私のラング8の友達が蝉について書いていた。 It reminded me of a funny experience I had when I was an office ...
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Aug 24, 2018 09:02
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To Facilitate Conversations 会話を盛り上げる

I was at the airport and greeted foreign tourists. 空港に居て、外国人観光客を迎えた。 My job was taking them to buses that would go to a pier where th...
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Aug 22, 2018 20:45
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Cruising in Yokohama Bay 横浜湾のクルージング

My husband and I took a ship that cruised in Yokohama Bay. 夫と私は横浜湾をクルーズする船に乗った。 Although the ship shaked, we enjoyed illuminated buil...
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Aug 20, 2018 16:02
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Sweets Addiction お菓子依存症

It's been a month since I stopped having sweets, because a medical check-up showed that my blood sugar was higher than a standard lev...
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Aug 19, 2018 18:31
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Emotional Support Animals 精神的なサポートをする動物達

On the BBC radio, the personalities talked about emotional support animals on the plane. BBCのラジオで、出演者が飛行機の中の精神的なサポートをする動物について話していた。 D...
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Aug 18, 2018 08:50
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An on-call worker 不定期な仕事で働く

The agency that I had registered with texted me that my tomorrow' shift was cancelled due to a shortage of work. 登録した会社から明日の私のシフトは仕事...
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Aug 15, 2018 22:26
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A Train Announcement 車内放送

When I was on a train coming back from my parents' house, I was planning to transfer at Tokyo station. 両親の家から帰る電車に居た時、東京駅で乗り換えようと計画し...
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Aug 14, 2018 23:14
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You Can Surfe in The Middle of a City 街の真ん中でサーフィンができる

A big company-owned apartments for their employees was turned into a sports facility. ある大企業の社宅がスポーツ施設になった。 The photo shows a place wh...
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Aug 12, 2018 22:03
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How Do You Say This in English? これを英語で何といいますか?

I can't plan my day. 予定が立てられない。 It's because the company texts me one day in the morning before the working day. 会社が勤務のある日の一...
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Aug 10, 2018 14:50
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Physical Exercise Improves Our Mental Health 運動は精神的によい

I read an article that describes how doing regular exercise is beneficial for our mental health. 運動がどれほど精神的な健康によいか説明している記事を読んだ。 The s...
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Aug 10, 2018 11:43
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It Was Cool Today 今日は涼しかった

This is the first cool weather in 3 or 4 weeks. 3,4週間ぶりの涼しさだ。 I feel refreshed. 気分がいい。 I am able to think straight. ちゃんと頭が働く。 ...
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Aug 7, 2018 21:47
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A Restaurant with a Subscription fee 定額制のレストラン

I watched a TV program that introduced a unique restaurant. おもしろいレストランを紹介しているテレビ番組を見た。 The restaurant serves a bowl of rice and a raw...
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Aug 6, 2018 18:01
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Gender Inequality in Japan 男女不平等の日本

A well-known medical univertiy has made headlines. 有名な医大が話題になっている。 There is an allegation that the univertiy has decreased female tes...
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Aug 4, 2018 14:56
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Lack of Sleep 寝不足

I guess most people in Japan haven't had enough sleep due to the heat. 日本のほとんどの人が暑さで寝不足だと思う。 I set an AC timer for one hour and a...
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Aug 1, 2018 16:27