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The procession in the Opening Ceremonry of London 2012.

It feels like quite a long time ago, but the opening ceremony of London 2012 was held only two weeks ago. Before it becomes too late, I&#...
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Aug 11, 2012 21:24
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Does a seven-month-old baby require a full price ticket for the Olympic games, or not?

In April 2011, I applied for tickets for the Olympic games. The games included the opening ceremony, the closing ceremonty, men's fen...
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Aug 5, 2012 14:20
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Judo vs 柔道

Are you enjoying London 2012 Olympic Games? Luckily, I obtained tickets for fencing and judo, so I had days off and went to the arena wit...
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Aug 5, 2012 06:26
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A mountain lion with infinite loops

I bought Apple's new OS, Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8). It's surprisingly cheap. After downloading, it started automatic installation...
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Jul 27, 2012 05:48
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Mobile Suite Z Gundam '機動戦士Zガンダム' 1985 With native lang

Mobile Suite Z Gundam '機動戦士Zガンダム' is the direct sequel of the legendary animation, Mobile Suite Gundam '機動戦士ガンダム'. Z Gund...
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Jul 25, 2012 06:11
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Mobile Suite Gundam '機動戦士ガンダム' 1979 With native lang

Mobile Suite Gundam '機動戦士ガンダム' is a legendary TV animation series first broadcast in 1979. It was so popular that there have been...
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Jul 24, 2012 07:52
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My first impression of Japan after three years in the UK (6) With native lang

(Continued from the previous entry) http://lang-8.com/odon/journals/1591711/ While I was on a train in Japan, watching the flow of th...
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Jul 24, 2012 05:22
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My first impression of Japan after three years in the UK (5) With native lang

(previous) http://lang-8.com/odon/journals/1591327/ I wrote about my negative impression about the modern Japanese architecture and p...
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Jul 22, 2012 23:08
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My first impression of Japan after three years in the UK (4) With native lang

(previous) http://lang-8.com/odon/journals/1590716/ One odd feeling I experienced while I was in Japan was that the UK disappeared wi...
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Jul 22, 2012 19:01
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My first impression of Japan after three years in the UK (3) With native lang

(previous) http://lang-8.com/odon/journals/1590672/ I wrote about how I was disappointed of modern Japanese architecture. I felt in...
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Jul 22, 2012 06:30
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My first impression of Japan after three years in the UK (2) With native lang

(previous) http://lang-8.com/odon/journals/1590549/ But these were easy things. What struck me most was something else. Before the...
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Jul 22, 2012 05:10
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My first impression of Japan after three years in the UK (1) With native lang

Long time no see. I stopped posting entries on Lang-8 in autumn when I started writing a paper in English. I think I was fed up with Engl...
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Jul 22, 2012 02:03 noodles
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My first English presentation - two funny experiences With native lang

It was already 6 years ago when I gave a presentation of my study in English. Technically, I gave a 10 min presentation 10 years ago, but...
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Nov 26, 2011 20:04
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Kikujiro by Takeshi Kitano

My Polish fried told me that his favourite Kitano film was 菊次郎の夏 (Kikujiro). After watching the award-winning 'HANA-BI', I was fa...
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Nov 26, 2011 18:55
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Japanses monkeys in hot spring

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Z51PUPSov0 The 'famous' monkeys in hot spring in Japan. Actually, I was surprised that virtual...
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Nov 26, 2011 17:55
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集団行動

Enjoy the videos of group performances by students of Nippon Sport Science University. 集団行動 by 日本体育大学 http://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Nov 22, 2011 06:22
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HANA-BI by Kitano

Sometime about 10 years ago, when I was in Japan, I heard a rumour that the films made by Takeshi Kitano were extremely popular among Eur...
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Nov 13, 2011 18:22
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Pregnancy brain

Yesterday, I was working very hard in the afternoon. I was so concentrated on my work that time went by very fast. After all my colleague...
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Nov 13, 2011 08:02
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Danger of language teaching and learning - comparison to others

When you teach your mother tongue to others, there is always a danger of looking down on them. If you are bilingual, you're inclined ...
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Nov 12, 2011 08:58
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Why do I feel English is 'simpler' than Japanese? What is 'The Suffocation of Japanese?'

Being in the UK for two years, my English proficiency in speaking and listening has significantly improved. Working in English-speaking e...
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Nov 10, 2011 17:57 Japanese