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Medical Services in Japan 日本の医療制度 With native lang

I accompanied my fater to a hospital, who is 86 years old and has a lot of chronic diseases. We waited for a long time to meet a docto...
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Jul 24, 2012 11:15
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Japanese people care about body oder too much? 日本人は匂いを気にしすぎるか? With native lang

I've found an interesting air freshner commercial in Japan, which sprays on your clothes before going out. It prevents the sweat ...
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Jul 22, 2012 11:42
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Homecoming visit 帰省 With native lang

I came back Japan yesterday to stay for three weeks. There is 7-hour time difference between Holland and Japan, so I have a jet lag no...
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Jul 18, 2012 16:57
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Defrosting Part Ⅱ 霜取り その2 With native lang

As one of the Lang-8 leaner pointed out, my freezer turned out to be too old because it had broken. After the defrosting it has't wo...
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Jul 13, 2012 17:18
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Defrosting 霜取り With native lang

This is my freezer, which is next to the frig. I've never seen this type of frig and freezer before-is it commonly used in Holland...
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Jul 5, 2012 00:10
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Organizing a Get- Together is Difficult in Here? ( Not in Japan) ちょっとした集まりを企画するのは日本以外では難しい? With native lang

I run a sushi-workshop last Friday for my English class mates. Although something had happened, which I've never expected. Some...
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Jul 1, 2012 20:01
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The Ultraviolet 紫外線 With native lang

The days are longest in Holland and the ultraviolet rays are high in a couple months. It is so harmful for middle-aged woman like me....
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Jun 25, 2012 20:39
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The Most Uncomfortable Experience 最も気まずい体験 With native lang

When I bought a jazz concert ticket at a discount ticket store, I should have ask the receptionist why does't have the seat number on...
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Jun 19, 2012 01:52
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A letter from Holland to Saudi Arabia オランダからサウジアラビア宛ての手紙 With native lang

I mailed a letter to Saudi Arabia a month ago. A Dutch post officer advised me to send it by registered mail since I can trace it on t...
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Jun 16, 2012 01:16
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Hoe zeg je in het Nederlands? Deel 5

In de drogisterij When the shop assistant asked, "Have you ever used a Paracetamol before" or "Do you know how to take ...
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Jun 12, 2012 03:26
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Going to a Zuiderzee Museum (Reconstructed of old village in Holland) With native lang

My husband and I went to the Zuiderzee Museum where we can see a reconstructed old village. The museum is consist of a outdoor and a i...
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Jun 11, 2012 18:54
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A Dental Treatment in Holland  With native lang

I had my tooth pulled out today. I'm very afraid when the anesthesia wears out. I was out of my mind when I had the treatment f...
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Jun 6, 2012 05:25
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My English

Actually I'm getting sick and tired studying English. 実は英語を勉強するのに、うんざりしている。 The main reason is my English school. 主な原因は英語の学校だ。 ...
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Jun 3, 2012 18:48
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Hoe zeg je in het Nederlands? Deel 4

Verkoper "Is deze cadeautje?" Ik "Nee, het is van mij" What do I say "That is for me." in Dutch.
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May 30, 2012 05:19
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On The Way to Scheveningen Beach スケベニンゲン海岸へ行く途中で

For the past a week it was a nice weather in Holland. ここ1週間はオランダではよい天気だった My husband and I decided to go to the beach, whose name is ...
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May 29, 2012 22:05
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Studying and A Coffee  勉強とコーヒー

I wrote about mind maps in my previous journal. 前回の日記でマインドマップについて書いた。 I am happy to tell you that my English teacher was pleased wit...
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May 26, 2012 18:01
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Do You Know Mind Map?

At the first day of English lesson, my teacher ordered us to write a mind map to review the lesson. 英語の授業の初日に、先生は授業の復習にマインドマップを書くように指示...
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May 24, 2012 00:13
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Brussels, Belgium ベルギーのブリュッセル

I thought Brussels, Belgium were snobbish city because I had read the article about some high-end boutique and fancy restaurants on some ...
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May 20, 2012 16:45
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Self Disgust 自己嫌悪

There is only Japanese student apart from me in my English class. 私の他に一人だけ日本人の生徒が学校に居る。 She looks like in her middle of twenties, who...
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May 17, 2012 15:37
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My Happiness  私の幸せ

I am going to write about my happiness. 私の幸せについて書く。 Specifically, soaking in the bathtub at the end of a day is happiest moment. 具体的...
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May 14, 2012 22:40