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KAJIさん: 外国語練習日記
ハンドル名KAJI さん
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KAJI さんのブログ記事

  • 台風の中の総選挙
  • To Which side the typhoon blows? Today is the voting day for 48th Lower House Election. Unfortunately, the weather condition is t
    he worst since the extra-large typhoon 21st, named “LAN”, is approaching to Japanese Islands. In fact, it keeps raining from d
    awn. They say that bad weather helps government parties because their supporters vote to the parties in anyway. On the other hand,
    opposition [続きを読む]
  • 東葛駅伝
  • A Challenge to hand over a tasuki to the next ones. 71st Tokatsu Ekiden (東葛駅伝) took place today in the chilly rainy weather. “Tokatsu Ekiden” is a long distance relay race for junior high schools in the north?east region of Chiba prefecture, which begun on 1948. From a school team, consists of 10 runners, one runs the distance from one point to the next, then hands over a tasuki (sash) to [続きを読む]
  • 英日翻訳精度95%の機械
  • Accuracy 95% in E-J Translation Rozetta Corp. a translation venture in Japan, announced that a remarkable breakthrough occurred in
    the latest machine translation, they have developed, is capable of extraordinary precision of English ? Japanese translation in
    the field of medicine and chemistry. According to the company report, while their old model T-400 (ver.1) was capable of 60 ? 8
    0% of accura [続きを読む]
  • 陸王 第一話あらすじ
  • King of Land episode 1 Miyazawa, Kohichi, the president of Tabi (Japanese traditional socks) manufacturer “Kohaze-ya”, su
    ffers financing difficulties in recent years. Shrinking of the market of traditional products promises Kohaze-ya fewer sales resul
    t year by year. One day, while he was at company’s main bank for additional funding, the loan teller, Sakamoto, suggested to him
    to start a ne [続きを読む]
  • サッカーをするロボット
  • Robot Soccer. Here is another topic about innovation of technology.Tokyo Kogei University develops special soccer robots. You mig
    ht think that the robots just move as are pre-programed or remotely controlled by human. But TKU’s robots do soccer with own jud
    gement using advanced AI. The parts in the transparent tube on the top, is an eye to recognize the ball, the lines on the pitch an
    d other pla [続きを読む]
  • 未来への宅配実験
  • Experiment for future delivery. Last week, I saw a strange cargo vehicle was moving slowly in a crowd. It turned out that an exp
    eriment for future delivery system on the way. As we know, the volume of packages delivered through internet shopping were rapidly
    increasing and current delivery system, simply depends on manpower, cannot cope with it. What was worse, number of young people w
    as decreas [続きを読む]
  • 黄金のわらじ
  • Festival of Straw Sandals Guess, what is it in the picture?A boat?, A table? Or an art? No, it’s WARAJI (straw sandal)! It was brought from Fukushima-Prefecture for Fukushima Fes 2017, held on last week.They say that originally it was made for Nioh-Sama of Haguro-Shrine and became bigger and bigger, finally they made 12 m length Waraji to celebrate the Shrine. There were some staff to introduce [続きを読む]
  • 授業参観
  • Class visit day It was class visit day for parents at the primary school my younger son belongs to. This time, it was scheduled
    on Saturday due to fathers can attend the class to see their children. My son’s class had a moral education and the topic was ho
    w to deal with a chain mail if it is not harmful, which made me bit surprised since it was new to me.For long time, topics like, f
    riendship, [続きを読む]
  • Jack-o'-Lantern
  • Jack-o’-Lantern Halloween season came to everywhere of towns and cities. Yesterday, large shining decoration with Jack-o’-Lantern appeared at a shopping mall. According to a tradition, Halloween is a Celtic festival which was held on the end of their ancient year calendar, ends with Oct 31st and starts on Nov 1st. On the day, boundary between this world and the other world disappears and dead p [続きを読む]
  • 書道パフォーマンス
  • Live Performance of calligraphy As you know, calligraphy is one of cultural features of East Asia. But “Shodo-Performance” can be seen only in Japan. It is a kind of live performance to create a huge calligraphy work by co-operation of group of artists. A couple of days ago, I saw some of the works of Shodo-Performance, done by students from senior high schools. All of them were direct express [続きを読む]
  • クロアゲハ
  • Black-Butterfly? I found a butterfly was stopping at the garden. It’s called Kuro-Ageha in Japanese but how to say it in Englis
    h, I wondered.Maybe, not “Black-Butterfly”.So I checked with dictionary and found a word, Papilio protenor, which should be ac
    ademic term and gave me another question of what is the common name, which English speaking people, like children, tell it about?
    Uhm.. にほ [続きを読む]
  • 日本語が通じないカフェ
  • Future of language application A special café, Japanese language is useless, was opened only for today. I thought it was a kind
    of service from education institute or international communication society to give people an opportunity to speak foreign language
    , but it was not.Actually, it was docomo event to experience the application of translation, which the company provides. In the ca
    fé, you s [続きを読む]
  • 赤城神社の大しめ縄行事
  • Great Sacred Straw Rope I went to see Making of Great Sacred Straw Rope at Nagareyama Akagi Shine. Around 300 local residents joi
    n to make it from early morning. The sacred rope was made from twisted three big ropes, 40cm across each, and was shaped in giant
    rope which is 1m in thickness, 6.5m in length and 500kg in weight. It is impressive to see the process of making the sacred rope.
    It was jus [続きを読む]
  • 娘の英検
  • Eiken Test My daughter is going to have EIKEN pre-1st Grade Test today. The grade is very advanced compare to her school year, th
    ough, she decided to challenge it to have advantage on the entrance exam for senior high next year. Last time, she came to close t
    o the PASS but couldn’t make it. “I feel like I fail it again” This morning, although she was nervous, she listened to CD to
    prepare List [続きを読む]
  • Bruce Springsteen "The River"
  • The River Recently, my son listens to songs of Bruce Springsteen.“It’s touching my heart, indeed.”He shared a lot about one
    of his songs, “The River” (1980).The river is a metaphor of his country, U.S.It was a big river, where he and his lover could
    dive in, as they were young. But it is dried up now. The lyric end with “we down to the river…” that made me wonder, as I w
    as young, why he s [続きを読む]
  • 中秋の名月
  • The Harvest Moon We had the harvest moon at the last half of this week. It is said that the harvest moon of this season is the la
    rgest full moon throughout a year. Unfortunately, however, somebody above didn’t allow us to enjoy the shining round one, so man
    y people had to patiently keep their camera upward until it appeared at a narrow gap between clouds. にほんブログ村 [続きを読む]
  • だし巻きタマゴ
  • A sweeten rolled eggs Yesterday, I had a set lunch at a Japanese restaurant. It consists of a bowl of rice, miso-soup and some s
    ide dishes, centered on Sashimi. To my eyes, however, main feature of the set lunch was definitely huge sweeten rolled eggs (Dashi
    maki-Tamago). It was so soft and fragile sweeten egg, which reminds me of the cook’s skillful work. Probably, 3 or 4 eggs were u
    sed for for [続きを読む]
  • Las Vegas shooting
  • Massacre at Las Vegas October 2nd at Las Vegas, bullets rain down on audience of a country music festival. It lasted for 15 minu
    tes, killed at least 59 people, hurt over 520. The suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock was dead but police says nothing peculiar
    about him before the shooting.Needless to say, the people there were just having fun with country music. Among the 59 victims, the
    re was nur [続きを読む]
  • Mysterious Bubble
  • Mysterious Bubble This is Sonic Light Bubble displayed at Roppongi Hills only for few days till October 1st. It shone in the nig
    ht and impressed people who passed by with its mysterious image. But it has gone already, made me sad. I miss the bubble. にほ
    んブログ村 [続きを読む]
  • Evacuation Drill
  • Evacuation Drill Yesterday, there was an evacuation drill at my local community. I was there with a role of taking photograph. Th
    is time, a group of pupils of primary school, next to the park where we use as the evacuation point, joined first time to the dril
    l. They participated from their hearts, nevertheless, teacher’s attitude to guide them was really impressive. The principal, who
    checked th [続きを読む]
  • 高校の同窓会
  • Annual Alumni gathering Yesterday, I attended the annual aluminig gathering of senior high school I had graduated. It was a big s
    urprise to see the faces, haven’t seen them for ages, and we enjoyed a lot with talking about each other. On the other hand, I c
    ame to know that there was something to worry about the school. Due to the decreasing of number of children, senior high schools i
    n the regio [続きを読む]
  • Photogenic?
  • Photogenic? Recently, I went Yodobashi-Akiba to see recent models of digital camera. Then I find an unfamiliar word many places of
    PR board or cards. That is “Photogenic”.For instance, “You can take a photogenic picture!”, “The function makes your pi
    cture more photogenic”, and so on. Returning to home, I googled the word and got hundreds of results which made me aware that I
    was left from th [続きを読む]
  • Halloween Display
  • Too scary to take it as a joke. A scarily realistic Halloween decoration was found at a garage of a home at Tennessee.Many people
    who passed by the home were startled at the sight in front of them and reported “the dead man” to police. But soon it turned
    out that the supposed victim was only decoration of Halloween and police wrote on their Facebook: "ATTENTION EVERYONE!!! For
    those of you driv [続きを読む]