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Japanese People Don't Look You in The Eye? 日本人は目線を合わさない? With native lang

Have you ever thought about the best position to have a seat in order to be closer to certain people? They could be your clients, busine...
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May 1, 2016 07:06
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Honesty is Such A Lonely Word With native lang

I don't like to cause trouble on Lang-8, but sometimes it happens. Actually, it happened this morning. I feel bad from the start ...
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Apr 26, 2016 09:04
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Would You Say "kawaii" to A Japanese Girl? 日本の「かわいい」文化 With native lang

Although a lot of people from other countries might not like Japanese "cute-culture" much, I still love it. I seem to have been...
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Apr 23, 2016 07:11
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@ Just a Today's Trivia 今日のこと With native lang

Although I usually go eat out with the members after my mock debate club, I didn't feel like being in their company today. I want...
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Apr 21, 2016 22:36
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How Can I Respond to The Question, "What Are You Up To?" With native lang

I think it's English 101 about how to respond to some greeting words, though I've still having problems when I hear some words. ...
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Apr 20, 2016 11:06
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@ Making a Move on Strangers  知らない人に話しかけたら。。。 With native lang

The other day, I wrote about a Hawaiian guy I had met at Central Station. My day didn't stop then. The encounter sparked a change...
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Apr 17, 2016 11:16
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@ Ganbaru, Ganbaranai, Ganbaru, But Ganbaranai がんばる、がんばらない~ With native lang

Although I say I don't like the word "ganbaru," sometimes I seem to ”ganbaru” in my own way. While I can't find an e...
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Apr 15, 2016 21:17
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A Question About English 質問です。教えてください。 With native lang

I'm embarrassed to say this, but I've actually had some students who want to learn English from me. This morning, I went to o...
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Apr 13, 2016 11:45
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@ Don't I Look Like a Cougar? With native lang

Yesterday morning, I woke up with a very different sensation as if I was reborn and became a different person. With this reason, I fel...
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Apr 12, 2016 09:16
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@ Languages Are Imperfect Regardless How Vague or Direct They Are 言葉は完璧な道具じゃない With native lang

I don't think that verbal communication, as well as texts, is a perfect means of understanding each other. I have been thinking ab...
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Apr 7, 2016 18:20
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@ This Is the Real Thrill of Japanese  これが日本語の本当のおもしろさだ With native lang

Yesterday, for some reason, I paid attention to a comment that a Japanese woman wrote on an American man's journal entry He wrote ...
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Apr 4, 2016 09:16
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Now You Know I Am Chicken  弱虫だということ With native lang

A couple of months ago, a friend took me to a bookstore where she wanted to show some books she liked. While browsing the store, a b...
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Apr 2, 2016 11:15
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@ I Corrected Your Japanese 日本語を添削しました With native lang

I was struggling with finding a good topic to write about today. Even though I was ready to write and had lots of time, I couldn't c...
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Mar 27, 2016 21:19 My Joy Teaching
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@ Am I Really Extroverted?  外交的? With native lang

I came upon (/came across) an American guy making a proposition on his post, for a "group chat" on Skype to his Japanese reader...
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Mar 22, 2016 17:47
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@ I Was Stimulated By You! 日本語にどう訳す? With native lang

There are probably plenty of words that can't be accurately conveyed by a simple translation between English and Japanese. When yo...
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Mar 19, 2016 22:08
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@ My New Challenge: Japanese Traditional Dance   日本舞踊 With native lang

Today I will show you what kind of music I picked out for my Japanese traditional dance. (nihon-buyo 日本舞踊)It's an old song about love...
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Mar 17, 2016 13:48 Japanese traditional dance 日本舞踊
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@ My Heart Is Like Porcelain   私の心は 陶器のよう。 With native lang

A journal entry that a friend of mine wrote the other day has been on my mind for a while. It could be said that I was feeling down. ...
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Mar 14, 2016 16:53
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@ I Can See Your Personality From Your Corrections  添削から見える性格 With native lang

Am I the only one who can see Japanese people's personalities to some extent when I read their corrections? It may sound weird, b...
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Mar 7, 2016 15:01
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@ Happiness is Here 幸せがここにあった With native lang

I write my journals for my English, of course; however, sometimes I write journals for different reasons.(/ with other things in mind.) ...
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Mar 1, 2016 10:56
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@ Delight, Anger, Sorrow and Pleasure  喜怒哀楽の日 With native lang

Life is funny, and mine is both funny or odd. I was driven by my emotions today, as usual. Guess what? I did an interesting thing. I ...
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Feb 26, 2016 23:32