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Japan is a High Context Country  日本は、文脈からものごとを悟る国 With native lang

It's said that Japan is a "high-context" country, unlike some other Western countries. If you live in Japan and the theo...
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Jul 29, 2014 21:45
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Don't Beat Around the Bush! 回りくどい言い方はしないでください。笑 With native lang

I have a question for you about the way of expressing something in English. I may be wrong about my belief about it, or it may just de...
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Jul 26, 2014 12:37
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Kimono Party is Coming Soon! きものパーティ With native lang

I'm going to attend a party named "Luxury Night", which my kimono teacher holds at a hotel this Sunday. Everybody seems...
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Jul 26, 2014 00:15
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Having The Same Sense of Humor 「笑いのツボ」が同じ With native lang

I've learned some English terms and phrases to describe relationships with people, such as "click", "hit it off" ...
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Jul 23, 2014 12:10
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I Feel a Pain In My Chest 「胸が痛む」という言葉 With native lang

A friend of mine, married woman, who I met yesterday started to talk about her love. She said that there was only true love that she had...
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Jul 20, 2014 21:35
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An English Question 教えてください

In the previous entry, I wrote this, "Japan is in a league of its own when it comes to drinking!" When my friends and I were...
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Jul 15, 2014 23:10
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@ Hey, Boozer! Are You Okay?  大酒飲み With native lang

Japan is in a league of its own when it comes to drinking! Surprise! Although I guessed that Japan would be one of the countries most ...
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Jul 13, 2014 11:04
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@ Spending My Limited Time  限られた時間 With native lang

Have you ever wondered about your limited time on earth? Well, it's a sad topic, so I will change my way of asking. If you knew y...
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Jul 11, 2014 18:20
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@ My Sudden Change, Feminine And Elegant  自分の急な変化 With native lang

I feel like I'm becoming more of a true Japanese woman. Guess what! I wore a kimono today! As some of you may have already realiz...
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Jul 8, 2014 22:37
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@ Am I Kind of Meek in Japanese Society? 従順で大人しい? With native lang

I had a get-together over lunch with five Japanese women the other day. I've known them for a long time, but they are not so close th...
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Jul 6, 2014 11:42
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@ A Lesson in Life 人生勉強 With native lang

I bought an English book from Amazon, which a friend of mine had recommended before. Although it came last week, I haven't felt like...
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Jul 2, 2014 14:19
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Get up and go やらなきゃ With native lang

I haven't written a diary for over ten days. In this situation, I always meet writer's block. The more lazy writing a journal, t...
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Jun 28, 2014 23:22
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@ @ Tell Me I'm Pretty! lol 素敵な人って思わせて! With native lang

There are a lot of good and bad influences in the world. I seem to be the kind of person who is easily influenced by the people and th...
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Jun 16, 2014 22:41
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@ I Have to Apologize to Someone ごめんなさい With native lang

There are some people who have a great appeal for readers on their blogs. I know someone who is like that. She has been writing wonde...
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Jun 14, 2014 18:00
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About Some of My Friends 友達 With native lang

I feel very happy when people ask me to talk or to hang out with me, as I'm not the type of a person who makes the first move to do s...
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Jun 8, 2014 22:02
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Could You Please Help with My English Pronunciation?  力になってください。_(._.)_ With native lang

I was practicing English pronunciation by recording my oral readings before, however I noticed that I haven't done that since last ye...
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Jun 7, 2014 07:25
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@ Don't Make Me Sad Any More 悲しくさせないで With native lang

I start the day by catching up on(with) the latest news on TV as soon as I wake up. This morning while I was watching the news, I felt...
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Jun 6, 2014 10:12
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@ @ I Want to Break My Bad Habit 悪いものを取り除く! With native lang

Today I felt like doing something new. Although I have noticed for a long time that I'm very lazy and don't review new Englis...
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Jun 2, 2014 23:10
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@ @ Honestly, I Don't Want to Rely on My Assumptions. 本当は、憶測に頼りたくないのに With native lang

In Japan, it has long been thought that one can supposedly understand how other people feel without them saying anything. According t...
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May 29, 2014 23:26
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@ @ I'm Impressed With Him. 感動 With native lang

Note: The picture above is of an actor, and has nothing to do with the rest of my story. lol Recently, I have had a few chances to me...
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May 26, 2014 11:22