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Fumiko

Composition Practice #11 With native lang

Japanese gardens are, as it has been said since a long time ago, meant for enjoying the view, not for doing something practical such as e...
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Sep 15, 2018 00:08
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Composition Practice #10 With native lang

Kimono wears so well that it is more economical than Western clothing. Of course, I don't choose clothes only for the economical rea...
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Sep 14, 2018 00:45
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アケボノソウ With native lang

The other day, in the marshland in Nagano, I found a small white flower called アケボノソウ (shown in my profile picture) in the bush. The flow...
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Sep 13, 2018 01:08
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Composition Practice #9 With native lang

One often longs to go somewhere far away to escape from troublesome rules or obligations in daily life. However, only a few people can do...
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Sep 11, 2018 23:43
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Composition Practice #8 With native lang

If you are asked to explain what a red tai tastes like to a person who has not eaten it, what words would you choose? Probably you will f...
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Sep 11, 2018 00:27
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A stroll through the marshland

Today my husband and I visited a beautiful marshland in Nagano. We were originally planning to hike on a nearby mountain too; however, we...
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Sep 10, 2018 03:00
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Going on a hike

Since I hurt my back last month, I have not done much exercise. At home I spent most of the time just sitting. I am not a person who par...
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Sep 8, 2018 22:09
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Composition Practice #8 With native lang

I think one important thing in today's Japan is to go back to nature. On holidays, quite a few peple go on trekking or go to the sea....
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Sep 8, 2018 00:06
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Dear a Little Mosquito With native lang

I know you bit me. Many times. You woke me up in the middle of night, leaving many itchy bumps all over me. And I'm having difficulti...
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Sep 7, 2018 03:07
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Composition Pracitce #7 With native lang

Hanako: Did you read yesterday's evening paper? It said that a chick of toki, which has been in peril of extinction, had been hatche...
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Sep 6, 2018 01:26
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Composition Practice #6 With native lang

The original text is an excerpt from 『日本人はなぜキツネにだまされなくなったのか』written by 内山節. I tried to put it into English. ------ I heard this story a...
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Sep 4, 2018 23:19
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Composition Practice #5 With native lang

Those who like making jokes sometimes raise others' eyebrows. However, shouldn't we more aware that making humorous jokes could s...
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Sep 3, 2018 23:25
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A Sign of Autumn With native lang

This afternoon, sitting by the window, I heard the first ツクツクボウシ(Meimuna opalifera) this summer. ツクツクボウシ is a thin small cicada with tran...
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Sep 3, 2018 00:24
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Composition Practice #4 With native lang

When we fell into talk about how popular Japanese cuisine became among foreign tourists, one of us said he didn't believe that foreig...
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Sep 1, 2018 22:43