Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 BF

19-20: 2 students

20-21: 1 student

Thanks for coming!

In the first half, we talked about European food.

In the second half, we talked about whether homework should be banned in school or not.

Some terms that came up were: preschool (保育園), ingredients (材料), except for~ (~以外), condiment (調味料), hot spring (温泉), have you tried it? (食べたことありますか?), to misspell (綴りを間違える), location (場所), and saw (のこぎり).

See you next week!

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Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 BF

19-20: 1 student

20-21: 0 students

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We talked about whether we enjoyed spending time on our own.

Some terms that came up were: to concentrate on~ (~に集中する), I don’t mind doing~ (~するこを気にしない), Zen meditation (座禅), exhausting (疲れさせる), out of tune (音程が狂っている), buffet (バイキング・食べ放題), dizzy (目が回る).

See you next week!

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 BF

19-20: 4 students

20-21: 4 students

In the first half, we talked about what we wanted our future homes to look like.

In the second half, we had a discussion on whether students or workers were better.

Some terms that came up were: duck (鴨), goat (ヤギ), for awhile (しばらく), credits (単位), to keep up with~ (~についていく), second-hand (中古), cockroach (ゴキブリ), angle (角度), calligraphy (書道), crayfish (ザリガニ), cram school (塾), hospitality (おもてなし), overtime work (残業), to commute (通勤・通学する), freshman (大学・高校1年生), workaholic (仕事中毒の人), shopaholic (買い物中毒の人), alcoholic (アルコール中毒の人), boss (上司), and confidence (自信).

See you next week!

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 BF

19-20: 5 students

20-21: 3 students

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In the first half, we talked about some fads that we followed when we were younger.

In the second half, we talked about whether we wanted to live in the past, present, or future.

Some terms that came up were: fad (流行、ブーム), cartoon (アニメ), belongings (持ち物), rice cooker (炊飯器), geyser (間欠泉), prediction (予測), to stock (貯める、貯蔵する), well water (井戸水), to stand something/to endure (我慢する), fireplace (暖炉), and to bring back memories (思い出がよみがえる).

No class next week so see you in two weeks!

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 BF

19-20: 3 students

20-21: 1 student

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In the first half, we talked about our first impressions.

In the second half, we talked about whether we have experienced generation gaps.

Some terms that came up were: first impression (第一印象), shy (内気な), monotone (単調な), generous (寛大な), eagerness (熱心), to get along with someone (誰誰と仲良くなる), social (社交的な), antisocial (非社交的な), and pedestrian (歩行者).

See you next week!

 

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 BF

19-20: 4 students

20-21: 2 students

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In the first half, we talked about what stress and how we relieve it.

In the second half, we talked about our school lives during our childhood.

Some terms that came up were: pickled plum (梅干し), to dry/to dry up (干す), perilla (しそ), insurance (保険), used~(古~ ex. 古本→used bookstore), to relive (発散する), to experience (体験する), school lunch (給食), and to distribute (配る).

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Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 BF

19-20: 3 students

20-21: 1 student

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In the first half, we talked about our guilty pleasures and then about our favorite toys growing up.

In the second half, we played a mini game to test whether our thoughts matched. (ex. What is a famous bridge in Kansai?)

Some terms that came up were: guilty pleasure (良くないことだと分かっているのに辞められない楽しみ), textbook (教科書), cards (トランプ), Middle East (中東), raisin (干しブドウ), to get close to (~に近づく), and meaning (意味).

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Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 BF

19-20: 2 students

20-21: 2 students

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In the first half, we talked about some festivals and fireworks.

In the second half, we talked about our favorite places in the house.

Some terms that came up were: factory (工場), firm/company (企業・会社), based on~ (~に基づく), heat stroke (熱中症), soundproof (防音), moon cake (月餅), firefly (蛍), and addiction (中毒).

See you next week!

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 BF

19-20: 3 students

20-21: 3 students

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In the first half, we talked about what we would do if were invisible, if we could read people’s minds, or if we could trade places with anyone in the world.

In the second half, we talked about how many times we have moved in our lives so far.

Some terms that came up were: invisible (透明、目に見えない), bird’s eye view (鳥瞰図), and rest of~ (それ以外).

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Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 BF

19-20: 2 students

20-21: 0 students

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Today, we talked about some festivals we have been to. Later, about technologies we can’t live without.

Some terms that came up were: hot air balloon (気球), coincidence (偶然), refrigerator/fridge (冷蔵庫), washing machine (洗濯機), freezer (冷凍庫), public bath (銭湯), broom (ほうき), vacuum cleaner (掃除機), and messy (散らかっている).

See you next week!