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Shiwasu(ディセンバー)

I Feel Like My Life Has Stopped #1735

I haven’t taken English conversation lessons for more than ten days for some reasons. I feel like my life has stopped since then. Many th...
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Dec 7, 2017 21:52 feeling(s) fact English conversation
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Carps, Fallen & Falling Leaves, and Cherry Trees in Winter #1734 With native lang

One of my friends and I went to see cherry trees in Sakurayama Park last weekend. I took some pictures and videos and I uploaded three of...
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Dec 5, 2017 21:20 YouTube fact feeling(s)
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“TEN SELECTED LOVE STORIES” translated by Haruki Murakami #1733

I’ve finished “TEN SELECTED LOVE STORIES”, whose nine stories were translated by Haruki Murakami. One of them was written by Haruki Murak...
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Nov 30, 2017 21:01 book fact
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“A Pale View of Hills” by Kazuo Ishiguro #1732 With native lang

I finished the translated book of “A Pale View of Hills” during the weekend. A heroine of this book is a Japanese woman who lived before ...
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Nov 27, 2017 08:23 book fact feeling(s)
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Principal of 10 years training(10年修行の法則)#1731

Yesterday, I went to a garage to have my car checked and changed my car’s tires from normal ones to stud-less ones. While I was waiting, ...
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Nov 24, 2017 20:52 fact book language study
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This Is How We Broke Up Again #1729

Person C and I quarreled through Saturday to Sunday. I told him about the debts, let’s say, person M made this year and last year and wha...
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Nov 20, 2017 19:58 fact
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Biggest killer #1728

I read an article which is related to dementia. Here’s the link; http://www.bbc.com/news/health-38026696 There is a line which I...
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Nov 17, 2017 20:59 news brain article translation
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I cancelled my surgery(手術をキャンセルしました)#1725 With native lang

I had been supposed to have a surgery tomorrow afternoon. However, I have no pain on my toe anymore, I called to a hospital and cancelled...
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Nov 14, 2017 22:07 fact
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“The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro #1723 With native lang

I finished “The Buried Giant” by Kazuo Ishiguro. I was astonished how different story it was from previous Ishiguro’s books I had read. ...
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Nov 13, 2017 08:23 book fact feeling(s)
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“The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro #1722 With native lang

I finished reading “The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro in Saturday morning. I don’t think it’s proper to mention about the content...
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Nov 6, 2017 08:13 book fact feeling(s)
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"Never Let Me Go" written by Kazuo Ishiguro #1721 With native lang

I had been busy until yesterday. After finishing important tasks, I started reading a novel written by Kazuo Ishiguro as I mentioned in m...
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Nov 1, 2017 20:29 fact book feeling(s)
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Two Books written by a Nobel Laureate #1920 With native lang

I borrowed two books written by Kazuo Ishiguro who won Nobel prize this year. They are Japanese version of "Never Let Me Go", a...
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Oct 27, 2017 22:41 fact job book
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I made Person C mad and disappointed #1719

Person C and I had scheduled to see in person tomorrow. However, when I received a phone call from him last night, I suggested the postpo...
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Oct 26, 2017 20:50 fact feeling(s)
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To be a centenarian (biological female only) #1718 With native lang

When I searched about a pregnancy, I found a site which refers some merits and demerits of giving birth over 40’s. You can refer it f...
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Oct 26, 2017 08:32 fact interesting pregnancy
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There seems to be many people whose IQs are over 200 #1717 With native lang

I found an interesting site which says they can show my IQ with my answers to 20 questions. I quickly answered the questions and they sho...
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Oct 25, 2017 21:10 fact interesting fun IQ
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To become happier #1716 With native lang

During an online English conversation lesson this morning, my teacher asked me about what person C and I talked about on the phone. Y...
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Oct 24, 2017 08:29 English conversation lesson(s) Skype
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Good news #1715 With native lang

One of my students whom I had taught English for some months visited my place this evening. He said he had passed the entrance examinatio...
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Oct 23, 2017 21:58 fact student(s) Lang-8
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Do you use the word “sensemaking” in common? #1714 With native lang

I attended a seminar yesterday. One of the speakers used the term “sensemaking” often. However, it was my first time to listen to that wo...
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Oct 20, 2017 21:49 fact
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Lucky me #1713 With native lang

This morning, I received an email from a customer support at my English online school. They said that they returned my ticket because I w...
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Oct 19, 2017 18:11 fact Skype English conversation
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Skype is down #1711 With native lang

I had reserved an online English conversation lesson for this morning. When I booted my computer, I was able to log on to Skype as us...
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Oct 18, 2017 08:20 fact Skype English conversation