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A Tour of My Son's New Apartment With native lang

My son went for a drink with two of his high school friends and slept over at my house last night. Today he and I went to see his new...
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Sep 30, 2019 21:57
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You Can Do Anything if You Put Your Mind to It! やる気になれば何でもできるよ! With native lang

My son got a new job! He is currently living in Siga prefecture alone and is working for an American company.  He will leave the co...
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Sep 28, 2019 21:38
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Thingamajig With native lang

Have you ever heard of the word "thingamajig"? I hadn't until I saw it today. It looks like a famous magical word, &q...
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Sep 24, 2019 22:19
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Which Color? With native lang

If you could build your own house, which exterior color would you pick? ^^ 1. Blue 2. White 3. Brown 4. Purple 5. Gray 6. ...
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Sep 23, 2019 20:55
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Genelation Gap ジェネレーションギャップ

Recently, I feel that there is a generation gap between my daughter and me. 私は最近、娘と私の間にジェネレーションギャップを感じています。 The other day, my daughte...
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Sep 22, 2019 21:33
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Let's Root For "Guts & Go" for M-1 Grand Prix! M-1グランプリに向けて「ガッツ&ゴー」を応援しましょう!

One of my Canadian Lang-8 Friends has become a comedian in Japan since last year. 昨年から、Lang-8 のカナダ人の友達が日本で漫才師になりました。 He made one of ...
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Sep 21, 2019 21:40
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Fainted Dog and #TakeYourDogtoWorkDay

Are you a dog lover or a cat lover? あなたは愛犬家ですか。それとも愛猫家ですか。 Unfortunately, I've never had either one. あいにく私は今までどちらも飼ったことがありません。 ...
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Sep 20, 2019 21:31
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Take It Easy! あせらない! のんびり行こう!

This afternoon my pc didn't boot up, and I was flustered. 今日の午後、パソコンが起動しなくて、焦りました。 Before I went out for my volunteer work this m...
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Sep 19, 2019 21:22
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A Wrong Text Message Called An Angel!

If you received the wrong email below, what would you do? 以下の間違いメールを受け取ったとしたら、あなたはどうしますか? "Hey brother Jakeman, this is sister F...
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Sep 18, 2019 20:43
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Never Had I Heard Such an Incident

I read a CNN news article today. 今日、CNNのニュース記事を読みました。 https://edition-m.cnn.com/2019/09/15/us/california-woman-swallows-wedding-ring-...
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Sep 17, 2019 21:37
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A Simple Expression Always Puts Me in a Pickle

When someone gives me a new expression, I always want to know the meaning well and use it myself. 誰かが新しい表現をしてくれた時、いつもその意味をよく知りたいし、自分でも使...
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Sep 16, 2019 16:12 Grammar phrases
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Stand Up Even If It Fails! With native lang

I took a hula lesson at the gym this afternoon. 今日の午後、ジムでフラダンスレッスンを受けました。 I felt great because I was able to dance to two Hawaiian ...
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Sep 14, 2019 20:32
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Meeting up with My Lang-8 Friends Is Always Fun

I met up with two of my Lang-8 friends in Kyoto yesterday – a Japanese person and a visiting American. The three of us have been frien...
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Sep 12, 2019 23:57
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A Meeting for Our Next Class Reunion With native lang

I met up with seven classmates from high school at a restaurant on the evening of the day before yesterday. We had to plan for a class...
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Sep 10, 2019 23:00
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"It's a Learning Curve!" With native lang

I got a piece of advice for my English from a friend of mine today. There was a new expression in it. Already knew about those word...
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Sep 8, 2019 11:02
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Durian Day?!

I go to the local community center to help foreigners learn Japanese on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday of the month. 月の第1、第3、第5木曜日に地元のコミ...
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Sep 7, 2019 00:21
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A Good Day Took a Turn for the Worse

I had a good time yesterday morning - I enjoyed making a video message with the "iMovie" app and recording me hula dancing to a...
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Sep 5, 2019 23:35
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Wow! Kyo-train Garaku?! わぁ! 京とれいん 雅洛なの?!

Have you ever heard about Kyo-train Garaku? 「京とれいん 雅洛」というのを聞いたことがありますか? The train is a tribute to old Kyoto’s elegant beauty. この電車は、...
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Sep 1, 2019 22:40