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A boy who liked drawing pictures

There was a small boy, who liked drawing. He was very focused and happy, and kept drawing pictures on and on. His mum came to see his dra...
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Jan 24, 2014 00:38
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Languages

Being back in Japan, I don't have to speak English regularly. Naturally, it's rather hard to keep my drive for English learning. ...
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Jan 23, 2014 07:49
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Kosodachi 子育ち

In Japanese, parenting is "kosodate" (子育て). "Kosodate" is a derivative of a transitive verb. The word implies that yo...
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Jan 22, 2014 23:13
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Because one's nation is inside him/her....

Because Japan is part of my "self", I don't feel happy by hearing somebody mock Japan. Because Japan is part of my "...
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Jan 20, 2014 23:14
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Where do you think your country is?

Where do you think your country is? If you're American, it's on the American continent. If you're Japanese, it's on th...
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Jan 19, 2014 01:45
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A proposal of Premium functionality for Lang-8 - "my words in cloud"

Actually, I've proposed a similar idea here before, and wrote it to the Lang-8 administrator. This time I'm more convinced. Ju...
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Jan 18, 2014 22:27
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A proposal of Premium functionality for Lang-8 - "my dictionary in cloud"

Actually, I've proposed a similar idea here before, and wrote it to the Lang-8 administrator. This time I'm more convinced. Ju...
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Jan 18, 2014 09:58
OneDayOneNoodle

I've been living in Japan since last September.

I should have written an entry like this to clarify things when I moved. After wonderful and exciting four years in the city of dreaming ...
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Jan 18, 2014 09:36
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Oh, I love Coldplay.

My brain is completely possessed by the music of Coldplay! About 15 years ago, I had a similar experience with the reggae music of Bob...
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Jan 18, 2014 02:36
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How did I learn English? 2

My study for the entrance exams helped me build some confidence in English grammar. The next time I encountered a wall was when I had ...
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Jan 18, 2014 02:05
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How did I learn English? 1

I was very lazy during my high school days. My test scores in English was closer to the bottom. In the last grade, I decided to improve m...
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Jan 17, 2014 00:23
OneDayOneNoodle

Tweets

I decided to go with short entries. But this is like Twitter. I've never used Twistter yet. I'm guessing. I'm not sure if thi...
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Jan 17, 2014 00:09
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Why Urashima?

Well, I said I was gonna translate The Tale of Urashima Taro, and I haven't, because I'm lazy. Instead, I'd like to tell y...
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Jan 17, 2014 00:01
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the Tale of Urashima Taro

I thought I want to translate the Tale of Urashima Taro. But I found that as is often the case for folklore, there are a lot of different...
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Jan 15, 2014 10:06
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Coldplay

I don't follow the trend in pop music. I'm pretty much classical music-oriented. I got to know about a tune composed by Coldpl...
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Jan 15, 2014 06:18
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The Tale of Princess Kaguya かぐや姫の物語

I watched the new animation film "The Tale of Princess Kaguya (かぐや姫の物語)" by Isao Takahata 高畑勲, who is best known as the directo...
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Jan 15, 2014 06:03
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My TOEFL score update — 24pts up!

I had a TOEFL English proficiency test on 2 Nov last year. The last time I had a TOEFL test was in 2008 (before moving to the UK) and...
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Jan 7, 2014 12:01
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明けましておめでとう

Happy new year, everyone! I have a lot of thoughts to share with you, but I don't have much time for Lang-8 these days. Maybe I sh...
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Jan 7, 2014 11:42