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How to distinguish spring and summer in England?

Both England and Japan have four seasons. But the symbols of each season seems to be different between these countries. Spring in Japa...
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Apr 27, 2011 07:20
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日本語には時制がない!?相こそが大事。 Japanese doesn't have tense!? Aspect is the key. With native lang

I was watching a film before I went to a ramen shop. A. 私はラーメン屋に行った前に映画を見ていた。 B. 私はラーメン屋に行く前に映画を見ていた。 Could you tell which Japanese ...
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Apr 25, 2011 21:46 Japanese
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Difficult English sounds for the Japanese (part 4, oʊ/əʊ vs ɔː) 日本人にとって難しい英語の音 4 With native lang

I started this series with vowels simply because they are easier than consonants. Today I would like to talk about the diphthong oʊ/əʊ ...
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Apr 25, 2011 20:19 pronunciation
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Sketch Engine - English corpora available online

I've just found a great web site called "Sketch Engine." http://the.sketchengine.co.uk/open/ This site is an interface ...
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Apr 24, 2011 22:56
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Am "I" わたし? Or おれ? Or who am "I"?

I've never asked them, but I suppose that, when French people speak English, they may think they are still themselves. In other words...
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Apr 24, 2011 07:55
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Difficult English sounds for the Japanese (part 3, æ, ʌ, ɑː) 日本人にとって難しい英語の音 3 With native lang

Katakana ア corresponds to five different English vowel sounds. This is a source of troubles. 1. ɜː in fur /fɜː(r)/ 2. ə in about /ə...
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Apr 24, 2011 05:45 pronunciation
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Party English, that's a killer.

A Japanese guy claims that English proficiency can be classified into four levels. The lowest level is, rather surprisingly, English for ...
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Apr 23, 2011 23:15
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Slow motion dance by a martial arts fighter and friends

Below is a new video clip by a Japanese performance group called "WORLD ORDER". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-qhj3sJ5qs ...
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Apr 16, 2011 10:24
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Blah, blah, blah!

It took some one and half years to find out the spelling of "blah, blah, blah," my favourite English words. I thought it co...
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Apr 8, 2011 07:06