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@ Benefits of Karate? 空手

Have you thought about the purpose of martial arts training? I have not done it seriously so far. Tomorrow, I'm going to voluntee...
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Jul 31, 2010 21:36
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@ Japanese People are Really Hard Workers? 日本人が仕事人間って うそ?

"Hey, it's just a myth that Japanese people work very hard!" Gah~ It's unlikely to be coincidental that I hear...
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Jul 30, 2010 12:20
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@ I Want to Know Your Feelings. 気持ちを知りたい、伝えたい

I know that I'm hiding my feelings, more often than not, when I am with Japanese people. As I wrote in the previous entry, I'm n...
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Jul 29, 2010 14:41
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@ Laughing is Better Than Confusing 笑いが幸せを呼ぶ

I'm so confused for no reason today! I haven't come up with any topics to talk about yet, which makes me feel more impatient...
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Jul 28, 2010 23:05
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@ Difficult to Express Myself in Japanese 日本語では表現しにくいよ~

When I comment on someone's entry, I often feel inhibited about expressing my real thoughts in Japanese. This is awfully strange beca...
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Jul 27, 2010 22:31
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@ Relationships with Language Barrier 言葉の壁のある愛情って 

Do you believe a romantic relationship can be developed without a sufficient communication? I heard that international marriages h...
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Jul 26, 2010 23:15
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@ Japanese Women's Charm 日本女性の魅力

Today I've been thinking about the allure of Japanese women. (I've been thinking about why Japanese women seem so attractive.) ...
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Jul 25, 2010 23:12
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@ I Love A Hot Bath! あつい おふろ、好きですか?

I like getting into a hot bath, even during the summer. Many of you might only take a shower in midsummer because there seems to be no...
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Jul 24, 2010 22:27
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@ Would You Cry at the Sight of a Stranger? 人見知り(ひとみしり)しますか?

Are you shy around people, especially strangers or people you have just met? We have a phrase "hito-mishiri o suru" in Japan...
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Jul 23, 2010 21:57
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@ Do You Say "See Youuuu?"  これって、日本語英語?

Today was my last discussion class in an English school. After the class, two of the American and Canadian teachers talked to me, and ...
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Jul 22, 2010 22:35
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@ Very Unusual Horror Movie ホラー映画、好きですか?

Every time I see (watch) a horror film, I somehow regret watching it. I notice that I keep reviewing the plot subconsciously, or the...
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Jul 21, 2010 23:48
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@ Pregnancy, What a Magical Event! 妊娠

My friend finally had a baby boy after repeatedly having miscarriages. Today, I visited her house to congratulate her on the birth of...
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Jul 20, 2010 21:36
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@ What a Change! 新しいLang-8

Wow! What a change in the Lang-8 layout!!! As soon as I opened Lang-8 this evening, the bright blue color caught my eyes. The unfamil...
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Jul 19, 2010 21:29
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@ Fried Fish, the Whole Fish 魚のフライ

It's nice that I had chances to join a couple international mingling events in a row recently. Yesterday, my friend held a dinner ...
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Jul 18, 2010 23:39
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@ I Enjoy Meeting New People 新しい出会い

I am going to work as an interpreter in a big sporting event (at the) beginning (of) next month. Today, I went to a project meeting, ...
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Jul 17, 2010 22:37
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@ Silence in Japan 沈黙

I remember that someone told me that in the Western culture, people don't like having silence in the midst of conversation. (I re...
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Jul 16, 2010 22:30
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@ I was totally frustrated with my speaking today! ああ~話せない~

Today's topic at my English school was about "Nanotechnology." Three of us students and an American teacher discussed it t...
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Jul 15, 2010 18:11
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@ The Relationship with my Mom. 旅行、楽しんでね~

Today, my mom called me to say that she's going on a trip to the Kansai area, which is near Osaka and Kyoto, with her friends tomorro...
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Jul 14, 2010 22:39
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@ A Japanese English Teacher might be Good... 日本人の英語の先生

I met a Japanese English teacher the other day. My fixed concept of English teachers is about to turn around after meeting her. I h...
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Jul 13, 2010 21:41
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@ A Judo Queen Becomes a Politician! やわらちゃん

Japan's Judo queen Ryoko Tani, nicknamed "yawara chan", won a seat in the upper house election today. When I first heard...
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Jul 12, 2010 22:36