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Apr 26, 2011 11:57 markbellis commented on Difficult English sounds fo...
Good point!
Apr 26, 2011 11:15 ben べん commented on Difficult English sounds fo...
i think that you're point is one of the main reason why it is hard for native Japanese to learn and speak English. The pronunciatio...
Apr 26, 2011 03:38 cuavsfan made 6 corrections for 日本語には時制がない!?相こそが大事。 Japanes...
この日記を書いてくれてありがとうございます! This is a very good entry! When you said that you've seen a lot of examples like that on Lang 8, I think y...
Apr 25, 2011 22:30 besudesu commented on 日本語には時制がない!?相こそが大事。 Japanes...
This is really helpful. Thank you!
Apr 25, 2011 22:15 セフィロス made 2 corrections for 日本語には時制がない!?相こそが大事。 Japanes...
さすがイギリス滞在の日本人ですね :P
Apr 25, 2011 22:22 セフィロス commented on 日本語には時制がない!?相こそが大事。 Japanes...
I'm no professor, but my gut-feeling is that Japanese *does* have tense, only it is governed, as you explained, by aspect. In any...
Apr 25, 2011 03:51 markbellis made 3 corrections for Sketch Engine - English co...
Interesting!
Apr 24, 2011 23:07 OneDayOneNoodle commented on Sketch Engine - English co...
I also found a free-to-use Japanese corpus web site. KOTONOHA http://www.kotonoha.gr.jp/demo/search_form
Apr 24, 2011 16:42 亜紀 commented on Am "I" わたし? Or お...
Impressive article. Thank you OneDayOneNoodle-san, I really enjoy reading it. I often get confused over which 'i' should I use...
Apr 24, 2011 09:01 The Big L commented on Am "I" わたし? Or お...
Now that I think about it, I was overthink about 一人称。 I do know the social rules and the like. (I.E. Don't use 俺 or casual speech fo...
Apr 24, 2011 08:52 commented on Difficult English sounds fo...
Good morning, OneDayOneNoodle-san. I've spent many hours talking with Japanese language partners, on skype and in the flesh and ...
Apr 24, 2011 08:36 commented on Am "I" わたし? Or お...
Hi OneDayOneNoodle-san, Thanks for writing this interesting post. As a casual learner of Japanese, I have often questioned the use of ...
Apr 24, 2011 08:34 markbellis made 2 corrections for Am "I" わたし? Or お...
My favorite Japanese word is the really loud "EEEEHHH!" that women make when they hear something surprising... I'm the sam...
Apr 24, 2011 08:30 Ben made 2 corrections for Am "I" わたし? Or お...
Your English is very impressive! How long have you been studying the language? I was only able to make a few minor corrections. Hope it...
Apr 24, 2011 08:39 carpeted_fox made 10 corrections for Am "I" わたし? Or お...
It was great reading this. Your English is fantastic, this really sounded like something you would read in a magazine or something :D. Al...
Apr 24, 2011 08:25 ジェニー made 5 corrections for Am "I" わたし? Or お...
OneDayOneNoodleさんは OneDayOneNoodleさんです。それだけ。I sometimes feel that I have several different personalities at times too. But, because ...
Apr 24, 2011 08:30 Lightning made 4 corrections for Am "I" わたし? Or お...
Another excellent entry! :) Very interesting observation. I've encountered the same thing, once again! As I've become more famili...
Apr 24, 2011 06:02 セフィロス made 11 corrections for Difficult English sounds fo...
Obviously, your English is near perfect :) I just wanted to give some suggestions.
Apr 23, 2011 23:13 Lightning made 5 corrections for Party English, that's a...
Very good entry and a very interesting read. I completely agree, although I think we're in reverse situations. I'm able to hold a...
Apr 16, 2011 11:19 markbellis made 3 corrections for Slow motion dance by a mart...
Very cool! Is that Narita Airport? What were the bells they rang at the end?
Apr 8, 2011 07:48 markbellis commented on Blah, blah, blah!
Neat! Nearly all of the actors who've played the Doctor use southern English accents, except for Christopher Eccleston, who used his ...
Apr 8, 2011 07:41 林美樂 made 3 corrections for Blah, blah, blah!
This was very well written, with few mistakes, etc. etc., blah, blah, blah... 〔笑 Haha Keep up the good work (^_^) I've never seen ...
Mar 17, 2011 00:03 markbellis commented on たしかなこと Something definite.
Thanks for posting! Looks OK!
Mar 16, 2011 13:28 亜紀 commented on また再建しましょう!  Let's rebui...
I'm sure that the old man's word would light up the flame in people's heart...
Mar 16, 2011 07:53 markbellis commented on また再建しましょう!  Let's rebui...
My goodness! He survived a bigger earthquake than this one! The one in Chile was 9.5!!
Mar 16, 2011 05:34 neko commented on また再建しましょう!  Let's rebui...
本当に感動するね。フェイスブックにも書いてみたらどうかな?
Mar 16, 2011 04:12 commented on また再建しましょう!  Let's rebui...
We've seen such horrible images lately...it's very, very good to see something positive!! Thanks very much for posting this.
Mar 16, 2011 03:51 Pat123 made 4 corrections for また再建しましょう!  Let's rebui...
Maybe he's been bored for years, waiting for a challenge and now happy that he's got one. ^_^
Mar 16, 2011 02:31 darkhonour made 3 corrections for また再建しましょう!  Let's rebui...
I love the old man's optimism! :)
Mar 13, 2011 07:31 markbellis made 1 corrections for Thank you all.
I have the same wishes! You are still in Kobe? My teacher is from Nagano Prefecture but her family is OK.
Mar 13, 2011 03:03 Pat123 commented on Thank you all.
Glad to hear you and your family are safe. Take care.
Mar 12, 2011 21:12 darkhonour made 1 corrections for Thank you all.
I'm glad to know that you and your family are safe and sound. Let's hope everything will turn for the better as soon as possible.
Mar 9, 2011 10:55 markbellis made 4 corrections for Jokes and Humours in foreig...
Good!
Mar 9, 2011 09:01 The Big L made 2 corrections for Jokes and Humours in foreig...
That's true, considering the different stars, movies, references, etc. So in conclusion one could say that it can't be possible t...
Mar 7, 2011 22:43 林美樂 made 2 corrections for Can I use, "Fingers cr...
I don't really know where the phrase came from, but a lot of people say it, even if they aren't Christian. So, you could say it ...
Mar 5, 2011 21:19 neko commented on A new invention as to how t...
やった、日本語の日記(笑) だからKokoはfastなんやね~。ピューって走ってるもんね(〃^∇^)
Mar 5, 2011 19:36 made 1 corrections for A new invention as to how t...
久しぶりですね! 英語が本当に上手です。 英語話者さえ説明できない事を説明してみるんですね。 感動します! 私は日本語と共にフランス語を勉強しているので、どうすれば英語の文法を他人に説明するのか迷っているときは時々フランス語に助けを求めます。 (ちょっと変に聞こえ...
Mar 5, 2011 14:50 cuavsfan made 3 corrections for about Lang-8...
This sure is a great site. I've been here since the beginning and think it's a great idea. I hope it continues to grow and impr...
Mar 5, 2011 02:33 jezarinn made 8 corrections for about Lang-8...
I really hope this site stays for a long, long time!
Mar 5, 2011 01:39 Carousel made 10 corrections for about Lang-8...
Yes, I agree with Lightning as well. While I could have joined as a premium member, but at this moment, I do not see the need to. As I st...
Mar 4, 2011 17:57 Lightning made 3 corrections for about Lang-8...
If I could become a premium user, I probably would :) Only thing that is stopping me is the money. ^^; But I agree, the basic function is...
Mar 1, 2011 09:07 Pat123 made 2 corrections for Talking about a concert?
LOL!!
Mar 1, 2011 07:34 Lightning commented on English is explosive. Part 2
I have heard English speakers say that when they speak in Japanese, their voice always seems a lot more quiet/soft. I wonder if this is t...
Mar 1, 2011 07:31 Lightning made 6 corrections for Talking about a concert?
Hahaha!! The ending really made me laugh. :) That's happened to me before!
Mar 1, 2011 07:28 made 1 corrections for Talking about a concert?
Hahaha!
Mar 1, 2011 07:10 Josef commented on Talking about a concert?
haha this has happened to me a few times before=p it's a little awkward when you both finally figure it out. i'm envious you g...
Feb 27, 2011 15:25 commented on English is explosive. Part 2
Hi! Wow, this is very interesting indeed. A language partner of mine once made a Japanese sound file for me and the word 北 (きた) was us...
Feb 27, 2011 06:07 NickT made 4 corrections for English is explosive. Part 2
>> You may have to save your extraordinarily powerful breath. This last line made me laugh out loud. So much so that I had to ex...
Feb 27, 2011 03:24 made 2 corrections for English is explosive. Part 2
Flawless writing. I have never thought about the aspiration caused by some words, really interesting. Keep it up.
Feb 25, 2011 20:33 darkhonour made 11 corrections for Now almost 3000 words in my...
I think it's good to adopt a holistic approach to learning a language. It's true that the language used in academic papers might ...