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Waiting to go through a door you hope will not open

Hello and welcome back to our newsletter, it’s been a while and I hope all our regular teacher based readers out there are fit and well and looking forward to the second term of teaching.

Speaking of teaching, here at Sagan Speak and Alphabendi we’re trying to promote teacher training lectures and workshops, and to try to drum up a bit of interest we are offering Japanese English teachers in […]

By |August 30th, 2013|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Travelin' English 4 : Travelling By Bus 2

今週は 【Travelin’ English 4:Travelling By Bus 2】、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 21st, 2012|Categories: 無料英語教材のサンプル||0 Comments

Read 'em|94歳の新人が衆院選出馬、海外の方からのコメント

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: TOKYO (Reuters) – When Ryokichi Kawashima burst into a Tokyo city office to register as a candidate in Japan’s parliamentary election, the woman behind the counter first froze, then stuttered: “Are you serious?”

By |December 14th, 2012|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Sitting down, looking out

This week’s installment of the newsletter is coming to you from the UK. I’ve just popped back here for a couple of days to pick up my mum and then take her to Japan to spend Christmas and New Year with me and my family and my brother and his family. She’s bought all her presents and all she needs to do now is try to fit them into her […]

By |December 14th, 2012|Categories: Stephen's Corner|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I've decided to buy a mobile phone.

Hi to all and everyone out there who, like me, happens to be into putting blogs together, contributing to them, as well as spending such a lot of time surfing, reading and responding to ones written by people from all over the world – I have to ask, don’t we have something better to do with our time like volunteering for things and trying to better ourselves mentally, as […]

By |December 7th, 2012|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Read 'em|偽電話

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:
(Reuters) – The London hospital treating Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate for severe morning sickness admitted on Wednesday it had fallen for a prank call from an Australian radio station, relaying personal details about her condition.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in central London on Monday suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum, very acute morning sickness which causes severe nausea and vomiting.

News of her […]

By |December 7th, 2012|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

Travelin' English 2 : Shopping

今週は 【Travelin’ English 2:Shopping】、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 7th, 2012|Categories: 無料英語教材のサンプル||0 Comments

Getting ideas down on paper

Hello all. I hope you are well and things are nicely ticking over for you in the main departments of the lives you are all leading. Now, what do I have for you this week? Unfortunately, not a fat lot, not even a skinny lot, so I have to launch straight into some poetry. As usual, I’m not exactly sure what you’ll get out […]

By |November 30th, 2012|Categories: Stephen's Corner||0 Comments

Read 'em|足取りにあるバネ

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:
(Reuters) – Liu Qianping was visiting his 24-year-old granddaughter in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou recently when the women’s clothes the aspiring fashion entrepreneur was packing into boxes caught his eye. ”I walked into the room and saw them packing up some clothes and I thought they looked quite interesting and quite cute,” Liu told Reuters.
“So I tried on a jacket and they found it really funny, and I […]

By |November 30th, 2012|Categories: Sagan Speak Editorial||0 Comments

Travelin' English 1 : Asking for Directions

今週は 【Travelin’ English with Stephen and Joel】、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 |November 30th, 2012|Categories: 無料英語教材のサンプル||0 Comments