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Religion topic of each country

The other day, I talked about religion with an Indonesian tutor in english lesson online. He said "They tend to avoid ta...
Leaning Japanese

Leaning Japanese : What’s the difference between ’souka(そうか)’ and ‘naruhodone(なるほどね)’

A friend of mine who is learning Japanese asked me "What is the difference between 'souka(そうか)' and 'naruhodone(なるほどね)'"...
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Major pets of each country

I was chatting with the Indian development team at a meeting the other day until all the members arrived. And he said, ...
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Filling out a tax return

Me Phew. I finally finished tax return! I asked to skip the last week's lesson because I was busy with this. Katie Oh...
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White day gift

March 14th was White Day. It may not be familiar in countries except for Japan. It is the day that men give presents to...
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Fukuoka and Davao tradition

An "oyster house" is Fukuoka's winter tradition. There are many restaurants where you can eat oysters like barbecue. I ...
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Instagram abbreviation

The other day, a Filipino tutor called Instagram "IG". He thought it was obvious, but is this a major expression? By th...
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How to win his heart on valentine’s day

I heard a something interesting about Valentine’s Day from a friend of mine who lives in Spain. Normally, men treat the...
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The worlds customs of Valentine’s Day.

Me So, February 14th is Valentine's Day. Normally, women give men chocolates in Japan. But, I heard that the customs i...
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Using English for work

Me For my next work, there is a development team in India. So, the client said you can use English in the meetings. I...
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Christmas tree customs around the world

I told with the Pilipino tutor the other day. She showed me new year party's picture. There was a Christmas tree, I aske...
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Japanese Christmas dinner

me 先日はクリスマスだったよ。 日本ではクリスマスにケンタッキーフライドチキンを食べる人も多いけど、海外では考えられないってのは本当なん? Hey! How was your Christmas? Many Japanese peop...
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Chaotic Christmas party

The other day, in an online English lesson, I got into a conversation about snacks with a tutor from the Philippines. T...
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The Maniacal Story of Kit Kat

The other day, in an online English lesson, I got into a conversation about snacks with a tutor from the Philippines. T...
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Request to subscribe to Youtube channel

I went to the a concert the other day. While I was waiting for it, I was approached by a local TV talent and asked to su...
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The effect of Super Mario

Not long ago, my son sometimes refused to goto kindergarten. So, I make a domestic rule. It's "If you don't go to kinder...
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The jobs get serious damage from COVID-19

Today, for lunch, I decided to go to a Sri Lankan curry shop that I've always been interested in. But, the restaurant op...
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The game music that has been loved for many years.

These day, my son is really into Tetris by Nintendo Switch. You can play it for free. He enjoys not only playing the ga...
grammar

UNIT 139. Phrasal Verbs 6 up/down

A Compare up and down ------------------------------ put something up (on a wall, etc.) - I put some picture up on...
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UNIT 138. Phrasal Verbs 5 on/off(2)

A Verb + on = continue doing something ------------------------------ drive on / walk on / play on = continue walki...
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UNIT 137. Phrasal Verbs 4 on/off(1)

A on and off for lights, machines, etc. ------------------------------ We say: the light is on / put the light on /...
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UNIT 136. Phrasal Verbs 3 out

A ------------------------------ out = not burning, not shining go out - Suddenly ...
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UNIT 135. Phrasal Verbs 2 in/out

A Compare in and out: ------------------------------ in = into a room, a building, a car, etc. - How did the thiev...
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UNIT 134. Phrasal Verbs 1 Introduction

A We often use verbs with the following words: in on up away around about over by out off down back through along forw...
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UNIT 133. Verb + Preposition 5 in/into/with/to/on

A Verb + in ------------------------------ believe IN ... - Do you believe in God? (= Do you believe that God exis...
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UNIT 132. Verb + Preposition 4 of/for/from/on

A Verb + of ------------------------------ accuse / suspect somebody OF ... - Sue accused me of being selfish. - ...
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UNIT 131. Verb + Preposition 3 about and of

A ------------------------------ dream ABOUT ... (when you are asleep) - I dreamed about you last night. dream OF...
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UNIT 130. Verb + Preposition 2 about/for/of/after

A Verb + about ------------------------------ talk / read / know ABOUT ... tell somebody ABOUT ... - We talked abo...
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UNIT 129. Verb + Preposition 1 to and at

A Verb + to ------------------------------ talk / speak TO somebody (with is also possible but less common) - Who ...
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UNIT 128. Adjective + Preposition 2

A Adjective + of(1) ------------------------------ afraid / frightened / terrified / scared OF ... - "Are you afra...
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UNIT 127. Adjective + Preposition 1

A It was nice of you to ... ------------------------------ nice / kind / good / generous / polite / stupid / silly,...
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