Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Dear Readers,

I would like to thank you for clicking onto our newsletter over the past 12 months and without a doubt we will all be back in 2014 doing the same thing. Until then. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and an excellent New Year and I hope you all get out to a Christmas mass somewhere – I can’t think of anything more I enjoy than […]

By |December 20th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 45 : In A Cafe

今週は 【Travelin’ English 45 : In A Cafe】、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。

By |December 20th, 2013|Categories: 無料英語教材のサンプル||0 Comments

Read 'em: ルドルフの鼻はなぜ赤い?

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英語:Why Is Rudolph’s Nose Red? A Scientific Study Actually Has The Answer!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’s snout has been immortalised in movies, books and song. But until now, no-one has offered a scientific explanation for the glow that allows the world’s most famous antlered herbivore to guide Santa’s sleigh through the night before Christmas. In a study released Monday, researchers in the Netherlands and Norway used a hand-held microscope to […]

By |December 20th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

Fun by the ton

Hello to all our regular readers and the not so regular ones out there and I hope this edition of our newsletter finds you all well. This week, I am proud to feature some of my son’s drawings as the background pictures for my stories and poetry. I think the couple featured this week look kind of Christmasy, so as we’re fast approaching Yule I thought […]

By |December 13th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 44 : At A Hamburger Shop

今週は 【Travelin’ English 44 : At A Hamburger Shop】、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。

By |December 13th, 2013|Categories: 無料英語教材のサンプル||0 Comments

Read 'em: さわれる検索

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英語:3D printer helps blind children visualize objects

At a school for the blind in Japan, the Internet is no longer just a visual tool. Yahoo Japan has made it possible for children who are blind to search the web. In collaboration with Japanese creative agency Hakuhodo Kettle, Yahoo developed a machine called Hands On Search that is part 3D printer, part computer — and will build just about anything at […]

By |December 13th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

Traversless faces

Hello and welcome to yet another edition of our newsletter; like a punch drunk boxer that keeps getting up after being punched and knocked down we too keep going even though we only get just over a half dozen hits every week, but hey for the regular hitters out there you’ll be glad to know that we’re not giving up any time soon, so unless you want to unsubscribe […]

By |December 6th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 43: At A Sandwich Shop

今週は 【Travelin’ English 43 : At A Sandwich Shop】、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。

By |December 6th, 2013|Categories: 無料英語教材のサンプル||0 Comments

Read 'em : サンタを戦闘機が護衛

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英語:Ho, ho, holy cow – Santa gets fighter escort on U.S. military site

(Reuters) – A U.S. military website showing Santa Claus delivering his presents while guarded by warplanes has some children’s advocates worried. In a twist to its tradition of tracking an animated version of Santa Claus’ sleigh and reindeer as he flies around the globe on December 24, the military is adding the animated fighter plane escort to […]

By |December 6th, 2013|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments