A bag for school, a bag for life

Hello and welcome to our last newletter for a while. All the people in the office here that make sure the newsletter gets done and gets out on time every week are taking their holidays. All being well, we will be back with you at the end of August. Until then, I hope you all have great summer, and if you happen to be a worshiper of the […]

By |July 19th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 28 : Dormitory Stay 5

今週は 【Travelin’ English 28: Dormitory Stay 5】、無料リスニングサンプルをご紹介いたします。 5つのパートに分けて、リスニングの練習としてお使い下さい。

Read 'em : Military・幼稚園

英語のニュースから日本語に翻訳された記事をよく読んでいますか?
時々、日本語に訳した記事には失われる意味、ニュアンス、面白さがあります。
そこで、このコーナーではそんな世界の面白いニュースとその日本語訳を挙げ、
それに対する解釈をご紹介します。

英語:Military-style preschool toughens up its students

A regular school day at Albert Kindergarten in Taichung, Taiwan. Aged three to six, the students are participating in a mandatory training program modeled after marine drills. They even look and sound the part. The school’s principal Fong Yun-i designed the program with the help of a pediatric professor. Principal Of Albert Kindergarten, Fong Yun-I, Saying (Mandarin) “We use the marine drills to teach […]

By |July 19th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

山王オーディアムで第3回子どものためのコンサートを開催いたしました

2013年7月15日に山王オーディアムで第3回子どものためのコンサートを開催いたしました。お越し下さった皆様に、どうもありがとうございました。

By |July 15th, 2013|Categories: イベント||0 Comments

The colour of a mouse

Dear Readers,

I hope life is treating you fairly well wherever you are in the world.

Well what do I have to regale you with this week….let me see ………. er …….. well …. I cut my daughter’s hair a couple of nights ago, something I have not done for about twenty years. I have to admit that although I am trained to deal with matters connected to the […]

By |July 12th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Read 'em: お茶目ェー・ヤギカフェ

英語のニュースから日本語に翻訳された記事をよく読んでいますか?
時々、日本語に訳した記事には失われる意味、ニュアンス、面白さがあります。
そこで、このコーナーではそんな世界の面白いニュースとその日本語訳を挙げ、
それに対する解釈をご紹介します。

英語:No kidding: Goats star at Tokyo cafe

Shibuya station in central Tokyo is not a place you’d expect to find farm animals. Meet Chocolat and Sakura, whose home is a nearby café. Manager Rena Kawaguchi says the goats were brought in to spice up business. And three years later, the animals are inseparable, apart from the odd skirmish over food. Rena Kawaguchi, manager of ‘Sakuragaoka Café’, saying: “Sometimes the white […]

By |July 12th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

Travelin' English 27: Dormitory Stay 4

今週は 【Travelin’ English 27: Dormitory Stay 4】、無料リスニングサンプルをご紹介いたします。 5つのパートに分けて、リスニングの練習としてお使い下さい。

Rain falling in front of me

Hi to you all out there, and I hope all is well in whichever part of the world you got up in today.

In Japan, we are now well into the rainy season and the weather is absolutely awful, it’s hot and humid and all I want to do is keep washing my hands, washing my face, scratching my scalp and various other parts of my anatomy – I just […]

By |July 5th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Read 'em: ハローキティ Frenzy

英語のニュースから日本語に翻訳された記事をよく読んでいますか?
時々、日本語に訳した記事には失われる意味、ニュアンス、面白さがあります。
そこで、このコーナーではそんな世界の面白いニュースとその日本語訳を挙げ、
それに対する解釈をご紹介します。

英語:Singapore gripped by Hello Kitty frenzy

SINGAPORE — Tempers flared and police had to be called in Thursday as anxious Singaporeans rushed to McDonald’s outlets to buy Hello Kitty plush toys being sold by the fastfood chain as a promotion. Hundreds had begun queueing from Wednesday night to get their hands on a kitten in a skeleton outfit, depicting a character from the German fairy tale “The Singing Bone”. It […]

By |July 5th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

Travelin' English 26 : Dormitory Stay 3

今週は 【Travelin’ English 26: Dormitory Stay 3】、無料リスニングサンプルをご紹介いたします。 5つのパートに分けて、リスニングの練習としてお使い下さい。