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Could you give me your name with IPA (pronunciation) symbols?

Yesterday, I realized that I had been calling Mary in a wrong way for whole two years. From the spelling (although I know spelling always...
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Sep 30, 2011 06:23 pronunciation
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MyGengo

Have you heard of MyGendo? It seems that a web-based translation company founded in Tokyo. If I say web-based translation, you would thin...
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Sep 28, 2011 07:47
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How do you ask the closing time of a shop?

Often I need to know when a shop is going to be closed. What would be the most natural way of asking it to shop keepers? 'What tim...
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Sep 26, 2011 22:52
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How are you?

How are you guys? This is my 100th entry, hurray! One of my favourite English expressions is 'How are you?' So I'd like t...
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Sep 5, 2011 05:19
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How to hunt a Japanese girl? A lesson video about failure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35hCo_grAqw Hi guys. I would like to share a weird video of Japan with you. Well, where to start? ...
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Sep 4, 2011 01:23 日本の歌
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Reading a bit about Doctor Who

I read a Wikipedia entry about Doctor Who to test my English pronunciation. my recording http://audioboo.fm/boos/453869-doctor-who-wi...
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Aug 30, 2011 06:39 pronunciation
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嵐がにゃーと鳴く国に外国人は来たがらない People abroad won't come to a country where Arashi meows.

OK, first of all, just watch this video. This is the official advertisement for sightseeing of Japan made by The Japan Tourism Agency. It...
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Aug 29, 2011 08:08
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What would a native speaker of English say to politely decline an offer?

Hi lads, When clerks, shop assistants or waitresses offer me something, like "Would you like a bag?" or "Would you like...
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Aug 25, 2011 22:27
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Is it good or bad for the Japanese to be bilingual?

Hi, everyone. In this entry, I try to deal with quite controversial issues. I may be totally wrong. I may use stereotypic expressions unw...
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Aug 21, 2011 16:59
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I made it!

What did I make? I achieved one day three noodles. I ate ramen noodles for breakfast. I ate carbonara taliatelle for lunch. Then I...
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Aug 17, 2011 06:21 noodles
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言葉にできない I can't find my words...

This entry is only for those who are ready to cry. Hi, everyone. Today, I'd like to introduce a beautiful Japanese song titled 言葉に...
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Aug 13, 2011 20:38 日本の歌
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Torchwood

Until today, I'd been thinking that 'Torchwood' had already finished a couple of years ago. But I happened to spot the new se...
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Aug 13, 2011 08:31
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青空文庫 to PDF - The introduction of 青空キンドル for Japanese learners

Hello everyone. Some of you might have been interested in 青空文庫, the online archive of Japanese literature. 青空文庫 contains lots of Japanese...
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Aug 11, 2011 08:11 Japanese
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Marty Freedman, an American guitarist, has started forgetting English.

He is an ex-megadeath, American guitarist living in Japan. In the video below, he's talking about how he started learning Japanese. ...
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Aug 11, 2011 06:38
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How can I improve unpronounced pronunciation?

Reading aloud is one of the best way to practise pronunciation and increase you vocabulary at the same time. I often read Harry Potter...
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Aug 7, 2011 17:45 pronunciation
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Lang-8 wish list

Hello. Here are a couple of things I have come up with to make Lang-8 even more attractive. 1 Your Word List You can keep the list of...
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Aug 6, 2011 17:24
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Special premium visual effect on my pages

Now I, as a premium user, put a premium picture as my background wallpaper. Depending on your computer's performance and the speed of...
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Aug 6, 2011 05:52
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I'm a Premium member now!

I think Lang-8 is a great invention and I want it to be sustained. To make an investment and pay a reward to Lang-8, I decided to be a ...
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Aug 6, 2011 03:22
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Cicadas in Japan 日本のセミ

One of the remarkable differences between the English summer and Japanese summer is absence/abundance of cicadas セミ(蝉), noisy flying inse...
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Jul 31, 2011 15:20
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What kind of feeling do you register when you pronounce ɜː in 'bird' and æ in 'fat'? 日本語にはない二種類の母音を発音するときどんな気持ちになりますか?

What kind of feeling do you register when you pronounce or listen to the ɜː sound in 'bird' and the æ sound in 'fat'? ...
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Jul 31, 2011 05:09 pronunciation