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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
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たしかなこと Something definite.

A Japanese song for you. Song only http://video.zing.vn/video/clip/%E5%B0%8F%E7%94%B0%E5%92%8C%E6%AD%A3-%EF%BC%8D%E3%81%9F%E3%81%97...
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Mar 16, 2011 16:49 日本の歌
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また再建しましょう!  Let's rebuild the town again!

地震発生から三日目、 三階に取り残されていた方々、三人の方です。 三人の方が、自衛隊によって救助され 今降りてきています。 地震発生から三日目、 住宅の下は破壊された状態ですが 三階部分に取り残されていた高齢の方三人が 自衛隊の救助を受けて 今降りて参り...
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Mar 16, 2011 02:20
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Thank you all.

I am immensely grateful for your warm messages and prayers from all over the world to the situation of Japan. My family is safe. I exp...
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Mar 12, 2011 20:13
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Jokes and Humours in foreign language

I think exchanging just information in foreign language is not that difficult, once you learn basic vocabulary. However, understanding jo...
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Mar 9, 2011 08:03
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Can I use, "Fingers crossed"?

Here in the UK, people often use the phrase, "Fingers crossed!" when they wish something. Sometimes, they are even willing to c...
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Mar 7, 2011 19:41
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A new invention as to how to choose 'Fast' or 'Quick'. 「fastとquickの使い分けの方法を新発明」

The two words 'fast' and 'quick' seem quite similar to me and very confusing. According to Oxford Advanced Learner'...
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Mar 5, 2011 18:21
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about Lang-8...

I think this web site is great. Learning foreign languages by mutually teaching each other is an absolutely great idea. Teaching here is ...
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Mar 4, 2011 17:22
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Talking about a concert?

I went to a concert of an amateur orchestra in a church on Saturday night. The programme was good, and I really enjoyed their performance...
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Mar 1, 2011 07:03
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English is explosive. Part 2

This picture is from a book titled "英語舌のつくり方 - How to make the English-tuned tongues." The upper and lower panels, respectiv...
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Feb 27, 2011 03:10 pronunciation
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Now almost 3000 words in my list.

I've been collecting English words and expression since I came here, and put them into a list in the form of a Google document spread...
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Feb 25, 2011 16:48 pronunciation
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Music as a window between cultures.

Living in the UK, I often go to concerts of classical music. There are a lot more nice concerts and they're all much cheaper in the U...
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Feb 24, 2011 09:16
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English is explosive.

The figure shows changes in amplitude of my voice when I speak in English or Japanese. Could you tell which one is which? Figure a is ...
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Feb 23, 2011 09:55 pronunciation
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Talk

I was working hard for one week to prepare my talk presentation. First of all, I had to work a lot to prepare data for the talk. I prep...
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Jan 29, 2011 10:20
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Croatian handsome & crasy cellists!

Sorry, I'm a bit busy these days. For your fun, see the video below! They're awesome. Young Croatian cellists, Stjepan Haus...
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Jan 26, 2011 09:59
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Difficult English sounds for the Japanese (part 2, ə) 日本人にとって難しい英語の音 2 With native lang

Katakana ア corresponds to five different English vowels. 2. The 'very short' vowel ə appears at the beginning of the word ab...
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Jan 19, 2011 09:01 pronunciation