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Cycling    自転車に乗る

It is challenging to pedal against the strong wind. 強風に逆らってペダルを漕ぐのは大変だ I've got used to biking in the bad weather since I came to...
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Apr 30, 2015 04:49
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Japanese Language Skill Is Proportional to English Language Skill  日本語の能力と英語の能力は比例する

My Japanese friend,whose English is better than me,said that the number of vocabulary of our mother tongue is proportional to that of Eng...
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Apr 29, 2015 05:05
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Birthright Citizenship       出生地主義

My Korean friend said that some wealthy Korean couples, who are expecting boys, go to the US and give birth, 韓国人の友人が男の子を妊娠中の裕福な夫婦は、アメリカへ...
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Apr 24, 2015 05:41
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Politically correct Expression 公正な言葉

I always hesitate to use the term "the disabled". "the disabled"「障害者」という言葉を使うのに抵抗を感じる。 Although my English teache...
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Apr 20, 2015 03:31
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Japanese Calender 日本の暦

Japanese calender, or old lunisolar calender repeats in order of six days which indicates how auspicious the each date is. 日本の暦、旧暦は、6つの曜...
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Apr 13, 2015 17:55
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Which Expression Is Commonly Used? どちらの表現が一般的か

Our grope takes turn hosting cooking sessions at each home. 私たちは持ち回りで(交代で)各自の家で料理教室をします。 or Our group rotate hosting cooking sessi...
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Apr 9, 2015 05:48
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Cherry Blossoms

I've been more attracted to cherry blossoms since I came to the Netherlands because my emotional attachment to the national flower ha...
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Apr 8, 2015 01:41
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I Hit 49 49歳になった

As you get older, it is not enjoyable to celebrate your birthday in Japan. 歳をとると、日本では誕生日を祝うのは楽しくない On the other hand, people don'...
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Apr 6, 2015 18:13
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I Hesitate to Take Photos in Museums 美術館で写真をとるのは抵抗がある

Most museums allow you to take photos in the Netherlands. オランダのほとんどの美術館では写真を撮ってよい。 You can be taken photos of Van Gogh's masterpi...
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Apr 1, 2015 01:10