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@ Do You Express Who You Really are on the Net? ネット上での 自分は本当の自分ですか?

I guess that many of you might post to your blogs. (I'm guessing that many of you have your own blogs.) (I suppose that many o...
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Aug 31, 2010 22:57
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Did Philippine Get a Great Influence From the US? フィリピンの文化は アメリカの影響を受けたの?

Where do you usually get information about good doctors or dentists? I talked with a Filipino English teacher this morning, and she sa...
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Aug 30, 2010 22:43
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I Thought About an Existance of Disability Today 障害のある生活

I know a blind man who is working as a massage practitioner. Working as a massage practitioner is one of the most common jobs for the ...
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Aug 29, 2010 22:22
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---The Usage of "~~~node" & "~~~kara" in Japanese 日本語の「~ので」&「~から」

Since I enrolled in Lang-8 and corrected Japanese sentences, I've realized that there are lots of Japanese terms and phrases we use w...
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Aug 28, 2010 21:57
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@ Japanese "ne" in sentence endings! 日本語の「ね」について

I've found that my Lang-8 friend, JohnBoy, makes interesting observations about Japanese words and expressions. His entry yesterday w...
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Aug 27, 2010 20:46
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@ Japanese Can't Say "No" ノーと言えない日本人

What a surprise! An American English teacher said to me that he had never heard the Japanese word "iie" from Japanese peo...
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Aug 26, 2010 22:28
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@---Do You Like, "I Agree With You!"? 「賛成!」 って言われるの好きですか?

I experience a great moment of gratitude when I hear someone say, "I agree with you." Whenever I get this feeling, I am cons...
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Aug 25, 2010 22:27
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@ The Reason to Make Friends 友達になる理由

I don't like people who try to take advantage of native English speakers as a tool for their English. ( to improve English.) When ...
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Aug 24, 2010 12:16
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@ Do You Like Submissive Women? 服従する女性、好きですか?

One of my Japanese friends called me tonight, and we chatted over the phone for almost an hour! She is really a typical and kind Japan...
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Aug 23, 2010 23:04
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---Writing a Diary Every Day is not Easy, but It Will Pay Off! 日記を書くことで 英語力がつく!

Today was a very exciting day for me! I was finally able to see "Natsuko Toda", and listened to her speech. She has been lo...
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Aug 22, 2010 23:05
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@ I Love High School Baseball in Japan 高校野球

Today, the final games (finals) of the national high school baseball championship took place.( were played.) This event, (which i...
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Aug 21, 2010 21:51
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@ Japan's Marriage Hunting Craze    婚活(こんかつ)

I have been meeting more single men and women, who are in their late 20s, 30s and 40s, when I attend some group activities than I use...
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Aug 20, 2010 22:53
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@ Foreigners' Rights in Japan 外国人の権利のための本

Have you ever felt that living in Japan is not easy? I'm guessing that living in a foreign country is not as easy as I imagi...
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Aug 19, 2010 22:22
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@ Are You Superstitious? 迷信を信じますか?

How superstitious are you? When I find a little break on one nail in the evening or at night, I'm always torn between whether...
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Aug 18, 2010 22:09
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@ Stereotypes of Ethnic Groups 民族への固定観念

Do you think that you have some sort of preconceived notions about certain ethnic groups? America is called the Melting Pot because th...
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Aug 17, 2010 22:47
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@ Hugging, Embracing and Kissing in Public   外で いちゃついても大丈夫?

No matter how intelligent one is, people are sometimes not themselves.(No matter how one is intelligent, he can sometimes not act like hi...
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Aug 16, 2010 21:42
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@ A Red Letter Day on August 14th.  昨日は 日記を書かなかった

Yesterday was a horrible day for me. As you might know, the period from August 13th to 15th is called "obon" in Japanese, w...
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Aug 15, 2010 12:17
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@ Let's Use I-Messages More!        もっと、 ”私-メッセージ”を使ってみませんか?

While I was reading messages received from native English speakers, I came to think that Japanese people should use more I-messages. I...
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Aug 13, 2010 11:01
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@ Japanese People are Friendly and Kind, but Annoying~ 親切だけど、時々、うるさいなあ

Suppose you were in Japan. Would you like to be treated as a foreigner by Japanese people, like beig asked, "Where are you from?&qu...
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Aug 12, 2010 21:39
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@ Why Do They Chew Gum? どうして、ガムをかんでいるんですか?

I wonder why Major League Baseball players in America chew gum when they play? I have not seen Japanese players doing the same thing w...
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Aug 11, 2010 21:37