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ブログタイトルMako's English Magazine
サイト紹介文A Japanese English learner's blog
更新頻度(1年)情報提供129回 / 365日(平均2.5回/週) - 参加 2015/02/25 18:03

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  • The President of South Korea
  • Even the newly elected president once landed on Takeshima provocatively, Japan's Prime Minister gently sent him a congratulat
    ory message.Being a Korean president would be really hard. He or her should be hard for Japan but has to ask for Japan's help
    especially a currency swap.Anyway, I really hope he could handle his complicated circumstances well for stabilization of the worl
    d. [続きを読む]
  • Triple Title
  • My son took part in a prefectural high school table tennis competition. It had team taurnament, doubles and singles. My son's
    school won there men's tournaments all. High ranking winners can advance to the next stage, Chugoku Region Taurnament. My so
    n managed to get the ticket for singles to the tournament. I was relieved to hear the news. [続きを読む]
  • Roald Dahl
  • I downloaded my next audiobook. It was " Boy" by Roald Dahl. He is a popular author for children's books like "
    ;Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". When I started to learn English again, my first motivation was to read Roald Dahl's
    children's novels. And "Boy" was one of my big challenge then. I tried but failed to read it at that time. Later,
    I managed to finish it, though. I'm looking forward to [続きを読む]
  • スピーキング練習
  • ?ある英検一級、TOEIC満点の方のスピーキング練習例より「海外ドラマ(アメリカ)一話を毎日2回、英語音声英語字幕で見る。計40回繰り返してようやくほぼ暗唱でき、キャラと同じタイミング、同じスピードで画面に合わせて演じることができるようになります。」「セリフをそのまま丸暗記しても、そのまま会話で使うことは難しいです。覚えたセリフを応用できるように、スクリプトを参考に、語句の入れかえ、態、時制の変化などのパ [続きを読む]
  • Speaking English to the Public
  • Recently, a lot of English lerners in Japan show their English speaking on YouTube, TwitCasting or something. I watch and listen t
    heir talks and feel they are reall good. I did that four years ago. I made my interview pod casting in English even thoug I was re
    ally poor in speaking English. I enjoyed doing so then, but I don't do that these days. I became too lazy to do so. [続きを読む]
  • Training Camp
  • My son has a table tennis club training camp mow. It will last one week. During the camp, he stayed his school with his team mates
    at school. The high school has a dormitory for sports camp. The training would be hard, but he might enjoy the camping. [続きを読む]
  • Reading NYT
  • I finished reading five NYT articles including some editorials this year. I've been studying English readying comprehension w
    ith work books and I think it helps me reading English articles a lot. [続きを読む]
  • Asian Champion Miu Hirano
  • Seventy-year-old Miu Hirano became the 2017 Asian Table Tennis Champion in Wuxi, China. She was the youngest champion ever and the
    first Japanese to win in 20 years.What made this win historical was that she beat three top Chinese player straight, ranked No 1,
    2 and 5. She totally knocked out Chinese table tennis kingdom this time. One of the Chinese players she won was the Olympic champ
    ion in R [続きを読む]
  • 46-Year-Old Man Arrested on Killing
  • Chiba prefectural police has arrested 46-year-old neighbor man after killed young Vietnamese elementary school girl in the prefect
    ure. He is the president of parents' association at the elementary school. He also took part in a volunteer guard group for t
    he students asthey walked to school.That must not be. [続きを読む]
  • Grammar and Vocabulary
  • I'm reading two English reading comprehension books now. I'm learning sentence structures and grammar rules in these boo
    ks. And I'm trying to build English vocabulary, too. I didn't like learning English in that way, but I changed my mind.
    And that has brought me clear understanding English sentences more then before.Grammar and vocabulary are fundamental matters for
    learning languages especiall [続きを読む]
  • Mao Asada Retires
  • Japan's top figure skater Mao Asada had a press conference for her retirement. We have been fascinated by her skating. She ha
    s been an iconic athlete in Japan.She became the world champion three times, but unfortunately she couldn't reach Olympic gol
    d medal. She wasthe silver medalist atthe 2010 Vancouver Olympics. I couldn't believe that the gold medal slipped out her han
    ds at the time.Sh [続きを読む]
  • North Korea "Looking for Trouble" Trump Says
  • President Donald Trump tweeted "North Koreais looking for trouble" on Tuesday. And continued "If China decides to h
    elp, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A".Endorsing the tweet, Trump ordered an Americ
    an aircraft carrier, Carl Vinson, to head for Korean Peninsula. If Kim Jong-un ignores U.S. warning, establishes ICBM or testing n
    uclear bomb, Trump could b [続きを読む]
  • United Airlines Removed A Man with Blood
  • United Airlines violently removed a passenger from its airplane in Chicago on Sunday. The unusual moment was spread across the wor
    ld with videos taken by several other passengers. The victim dragged off by authorities with blood in the videos.I found on some S
    NS that he forced to be removed because of his face, he looked Asian. And many people have agreed that United Airlines are always
    doing th [続きを読む]
  • Just a Translate Practice
  • American President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping finished a two-day meeting in Palm Beach, Florida on Friday. The
    two leaders agreed on the "urgency of the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons program".Trump showed the idea of
    taking independent actions if China denies cooperate with US including prevent North Korea's nuclear weapons development. Xi
    disagreed the idea, but sai [続きを読む]
  • Old Text Book
  • I'm trying an English reference book for Japanese high school students. It was first published 80 years ago. It should be com
    pleted in 30 days, but that would be almost impossible because its example sentences are really complicated. The book might work f
    or me, if I complete it and review it several times. [続きを読む]
  • US Strikes Syria
  • The US attacked on Syria's military basesin response to a chemical weapons attack. killed Dozens of civilians including child
    ren and babies by the attack earlier this week.Mr. Trump ordered tolaunch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles. At first, the president did
    n't want to be as the world's police, but he seems changed his mind.The world is going to be politically unstable more. [続きを読む]
  • US President Meets Chinese President
  • The US President Dnald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for the first time in America. They have tons of problems
    each other. I don't think they will end up satisfaction, though. And they might discuss North Korea issue this time too. I ho
    pe they could agree on some sanction to Kim's terrible acts. [続きを読む]
  • Unmarried Rate
  • A survey shows that 23% of male people and 14% of female people are unmarried by the age of 50 in Japan. That would be partly beca
    use about 40% of people are non-regular workers. [続きを読む]
  • Ambassador Returns to South Korea
  • Japan's ambassador to South Korea returned to Seoul. Japanese government recalled the ambassadorin response to the placing of
    the so called comfort women statue in front of Japan's consulate in Busan.Japan and Korea agreed to remove these statues, bu
    t Seoul ignored the international agreement. [続きを読む]
  • One Day Trip
  • Today, my wife and I went on one day bus trip. We went to Onan-cho, Shimane, to ride Sanko-sen train and watch cherry blossoms alo
    ng the railway. Sanko-sen line will end next year because only a few people use the line. It's an abandoned local line. Flowe
    rs weren't blooming today, but we enjoyed the bus and train trip. [続きを読む]
  • Bus Trip
  • My wife and I are going go to a bus trip tomorrow. We are suppressed to watch cherry blossoms, but I don't think we can do it
    . It's chilly compare to recent years. We are not lucky. [続きを読む]