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Jan 15, 2014 05:53 Treehugger made 23 corrections for ブラウザーで日本語の縦書き The vertical ...
I would love to try reading vertically.
Jan 7, 2014 17:15 TNewfields made 7 corrections for My TOEFL score update — 24p...
One thing about reporting test score gains: it is always best to indicate the standard error of measurement (SEM) for the test. The TOEF...
Jan 7, 2014 12:27 Pat123 made 5 corrections for 明けましておめでとう
OK ...
Jan 7, 2014 12:25 Pat123 made 9 corrections for My TOEFL score update — 24p...
Weird sounds are not as bad as the sounds you can't hear. For example, I have trouble with 「しち」and「きき」. They sound like「ち」and「き」.
Sep 30, 2013 01:44 cuavsfan made 2 corrections for 「建築のジェノサイド」に気付かない日本
お久しぶりです!そして、お帰り  日本にも、Lang-8にも (^_^) It must be interesting being back in Japan after being gone for so long. I really hope I have ...
Sep 22, 2013 03:45 tony commented on 「建築のジェノサイド」に気付かない日本
"Recapitulate"-- often used in the noun form "recap", an informal short form for "recapitulation"-- means t...
Sep 22, 2013 03:05 NickT made 2 corrections for 「建築のジェノサイド」に気付かない日本
I will try to read the article, but it might take me some time :-)
Jul 7, 2013 23:41 Pat123 made 31 corrections for Globalization as a war! – N...
XD Great post. I especially like, "Even my Japanese is not that great." But, can you really trust cup noodles made by so...
Jun 12, 2013 00:56 Lucie commented on Slowing Down Time.
That's really strange. I lived in France from september-may, but the time since then for me went by quicker than ever... I'd real...
Feb 17, 2013 21:08 NickT commented on Slowing Down Time.
I've noticed this too. When you have new and different experiences, you feel the passage of time much more slowly. When you get in...
Feb 16, 2013 05:46 cuavsfan made 15 corrections for Slowing Down Time.
お久しぶりです! What a great entry! I'd never heard things put quite like that, but it makes a lot of sense. When I was in Japan last s...
Jan 16, 2013 04:34 cuavsfan made 2 corrections for 「髪の毛が後退しているのではない。 私が前進しているの...
I think "I'm advancing" is okay, but I really think tony's "moving forward" works great here. That's...
Jan 12, 2013 11:48 Pat123 made 1 corrections for 「髪の毛が後退しているのではない。 私が前進しているの...
Such quotes are often a play on words, which is hard to translate, but I think you did it.
Jan 12, 2013 01:55 tony made 3 corrections for 「髪の毛が後退しているのではない。 私が前進しているの...
It's very hard to translate a play on words.
Jan 11, 2013 10:41 Nezumi made 6 corrections for 7.6/day .... Now eight-year...
Nice work :)
Nov 18, 2012 12:59 Pat123 made 7 corrections for 振り子 "The Pendulum"...
Quite a story. Thanks for sharing it.
Nov 17, 2012 05:13 markbellis made 7 corrections for 振り子 "The Pendulum"...
Nice! I have seen the video before - it is very pretty!
Nov 6, 2012 03:42 muso commented on ブラウザーで日本語の縦書き The vertical ...
This is a great discussion. Actually I was just looking for an implementation of vertical text that I could use to build a basic website ...
Oct 4, 2012 03:39 cuavsfan made 1 corrections for 7.6/day .... Now eight-year...
25,400 for me. I wonder how accurate that test is?
Sep 30, 2012 21:29 tony made 10 corrections for 7.6/day .... Now eight-year...
My score was 37,400. I am a 58-year-old American with a Ph.D. who loves literature.
Sep 30, 2012 20:09 WorldOfSleepers commented on 7.6/day .... Now eight-year...
My test result was estimated at 24,100 words. (Native English from England.)
Sep 30, 2012 20:03 WorldOfSleepers commented on 7.6/day .... Now eight-year...
*If you've got/have (the) time.
Sep 28, 2012 01:07 deekun commented on Why do yobs spontaneously g...
ODON, Thank you so much for writing this article!! You put a lot of work into it. Actually, I'm amazed that you translated this lon...
Sep 26, 2012 02:55 cuavsfan made 7 corrections for Why do yobs spontaneously g...
That is an interesting article. When I was in Japan this summer I saw a lot of places (mostly near schools) that were decorated with lot...
Sep 24, 2012 00:26 billy made 28 corrections for Why do yobs spontaneously g...
I'm afraid I had to stop correcting here, because this is a little too long for me. The main problem is that "do (a) greeting&qu...
Sep 23, 2012 22:30 Nicole commented on A sumary of the book entitl...
I've thought Japanese has always used to many English words. But now, it's at the point where Japanese people will use Japane...
Sep 23, 2012 22:03 Keef Haring commented on Why do yobs spontaneously g...
Very good writing. One note, though: the word "yob" is very, _very_ British English. Not that there's anything wrong with t...
Sep 16, 2012 01:20 deekun commented on 日本語が亡びるとき―英語の世紀の中で "Th...
Thank you for your translation and explanations! Very interesting story. I don't understand how these ideas will help improve the ...
Sep 14, 2012 02:58 cuavsfan made 1 corrections for ブラウザーで日本語の縦書き The vertical ...
When reading Japanese books I find it a lot more natural to read vertical text, so I hope it doesn't go away entirely. I actually ...
Sep 13, 2012 19:49 TNewfields commented on TOEFL iBT (an English test)...
I am fascinated with the diverse washback patterns that standardized tests such as the TOEFL have on learners worldwide. Since of my rese...
Sep 13, 2012 12:44 RobertJ made 22 corrections for ブラウザーで日本語の縦書き The vertical ...
You write very well in English! It was easy to read and the subject was interesting!
Sep 13, 2012 09:24 iceman10458 made 18 corrections for 日本語が亡びるとき―英語の世紀の中で "Th...
I really enjoyed this entry. I'm an English teacher in Japan so the topic is very close to me. There are numerous issues with the way...
Sep 11, 2012 22:28 TNewfields commented on A sumary of the book entitl...
この本をご紹介していただき、ありがとうございます。今年の秋の読書リストに入れます。 Mizumura appears to be raising some interesting an complex issues. Perhaps she believes in a...
Sep 10, 2012 20:38 markbellis commented on A sumary of the book entitl...
Interesting! This is a quite complicated topic - I've read that English will be the last 'universal' language, since computer...
Sep 10, 2012 10:51 Pat123 commented on A sumary of the book entitl...
My father used to say that language is a window to the soul. Less poetically, language affects the way people think and different languag...
Sep 10, 2012 08:02 tony made 28 corrections for A sumary of the book entitl...
Other languages have been "global languages" in the sense that they were the primary languages used for diplomacy and cultural ...
Sep 10, 2012 07:13 mattaaron79 commented on A sumary of the book entitl...
Well I'll start by saying your grasp of English is better than most westerners that I've encountered. There were only a couple of...
Aug 20, 2012 12:11 markbellis made 2 corrections for The Sheltering Sky
" The Sheltering Sky — the title came from a song, "Down Among the Sheltering Palms", which Bowles had heard every summer ...
Aug 15, 2012 16:37 The Big L commented on How do we call dressage in ...
Call me arrogant, but I can pull it off. By the way, welcome back to Lang-8.
Aug 15, 2012 11:19 gedv88 commented on How do we call dressage in ...
Equestrian sports are very popular where I am from. Did you know that there are special veterinarians that have to attend all of the eque...
Aug 14, 2012 22:16 tony commented on How do we call dressage in ...
As usual, Aliene-san has left nothing for me to correct.^^
Aug 14, 2012 16:47 Aliene made 19 corrections for How do we call dressage in ...
Very well-written!
Aug 13, 2012 04:13 gyunyu made 9 corrections for Howl's Moving Castle, t...
Diane Wynn Jones made some lovely stories. Sadly, she died last year. She was quite happy with the film, when she saw it.
Aug 12, 2012 23:37 Lightning made 5 corrections for Howl's Moving Castle, t...
I've a little manga that's based on the animated film, Howl's Moving Castle. I'll be honest, I never knew it was based on...
Aug 12, 2012 19:32 Zarma made 3 corrections for Howl's Moving Castle, t...
Most of my friends recognize the name Ghibli before Hayao Miyazaki. I tend to say, "Miyazaki's making a new movie," and I e...
Aug 12, 2012 06:22 tony made 11 corrections for Difficult English sounds fo...
Your writing is very clear and accurate. I only noticed one or two errors until I went back and read the entry closely line by line. I...
Aug 12, 2012 05:46 アンドリュー commented on "Japanese-tuned ears&q...
I enjoyed your writing. Thank you.
Aug 12, 2012 03:25 Lightning made 6 corrections for The procession in the Openi...
What a brilliant idea. If Japan's flag bearer had have worn a ninja suit... haha!
Aug 6, 2012 09:03 Pat123 commented on Does a seven-month-old baby...
Clearly, we live in changing times. We once went to a restaurant that had a all-you-can-eat salad bar. My wife asked if she could shar...
Aug 6, 2012 08:30 Pat123 made 11 corrections for Judo vs 柔道
Many of the Judo schools I am aware of in the US are Korean, rather than Japanese, but loud music was not common when I visited such plac...