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What Made Me Bring Here?  久しぶりの日記 With native lang

As I declared the other day, that I wouldn't be able to write journal entries for a while because of my computer problem, I haven'...
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Jul 28, 2015 20:21
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I Just Want to Let You Know...

I just want to tell my friends about my computer problem that has been occurring a lot recently. It's really been irritating me. I...
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Jul 16, 2015 21:59
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@ ”Node" & "Kara" 「ので」と「から」

I wrote about the difference between the Japanese terms "node" and "kara" a long time ago. And today, I found that 2,...
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Jul 14, 2015 16:46
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Too True To be Funny! 冗談になってないって! With native lang

It seems like the concept of "jokes" is different depending on the person. My American friend and I talked about "jokes...
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Jul 5, 2015 11:40
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How Do You Break the Ice? どんなことから会話を始める? With native lang

A friend of my Lang-8 friends wrote a journal entry about his Japanese language textbooks. Actually, it's about a cultural difference...
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Jun 28, 2015 23:31
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Like Attracts Like?  類は類を呼ぶ? With native lang

A couple of weeks ago, I heard a story about a spider from a friend of mine. That was a battle between my friend and the spider that inva...
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Jun 24, 2015 15:54
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@ Conversations on an Equal Footing 対等な立場での会話 With native lang

Can you easily tell a male from a female when you read someone's journal entries written in English? Everybody uses the subject "...
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Jun 21, 2015 22:28
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Optimistic or Pessimistic? 楽天的 それとも 悲観的? With native lang

"Is the glass half-empty or half-full" is a common indicator to highlight the tendency of how you see things. And, a lot of peo...
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Jun 17, 2015 12:07
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@ What Does ”Being Yourself" Mean? 「自分らしくいる」ってどういうこと? With native lang

Have you ever felt a strange affinity to someone? I talked about a TV show in my previous journal entry, and in the drama, there is a ...
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Jun 13, 2015 11:03
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Tough Times Could Bring You to a Better Life 愉快な人生に変えられる With native lang

Watching Japanese TV shows before going to bed started in order to release my loneliness has become my habit. When I stopped everythi...
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Jun 11, 2015 09:29
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Why Did You Stop Coming to Lang-8? どうしてLang-8 をやめた? With native lang

I've been organizing my friends on Lang-8 in the list recently. It might sound cruel, but I have been deleted some of my friends...
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Jun 7, 2015 17:04
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@ A Woman is a Weathercock 女心と秋の空 With native lang

In Japan, it's been said for a long time that women are as fickle as autumn weather. I don't know about other women, but as f...
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Jun 2, 2015 11:26
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I Have a Question About English Grammar 質問です With native lang

I don't know when I can use the word "by" in a situation when I talk about ways and means. If you could give me a few ex...
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May 24, 2015 11:04
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Close In, Otaku! オタクたち集まって~ With native lang

I had enough time to correct several journal entries written in Japanese this morning; however, I could only find one of my friends who w...
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May 21, 2015 23:01
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A Feeling I Had This Morning  今朝の気分 With native lang

A feeling could change 180 degrees by unexpected coincidence. The things could be some people I bump into or just a word I happen to...
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May 14, 2015 10:13
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@ I Can Feel a Linguistic Hint 言葉から伝わってくることがある With native lang

I think words can be scary. Although we enjoy conversations using words everyday, words can cause problems, and even worse, they can c...
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May 8, 2015 11:55
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Should I Always Smile? いつも微笑んでいなくてもいいよね。 With native lang

I was standing in line at the cash register at a store yesterday. Then, I felt grimness from my backside. It was a weird feeling as if I ...
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May 5, 2015 12:07
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@ About The Word "Wagamama"  わがまま With native lang

I have been looking for good English words that are similar in meaning to the Japanese word "wagamama". I know some words: ...
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May 3, 2015 13:01
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What Are You Into? なににはまってる? With native lang

What are you addicted to? Even if you consider yourself as a type of the person who is not apt to be addicted to things, if you take ...
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May 1, 2015 11:45
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About Some Cultural Crash. 文化の衝突 With native lang

The other day, I watched a Youtube video made by an American man who has been working in Japan for nearly ten years. He listed some a...
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Apr 22, 2015 17:38