The result was not very good. But I passed! 😀 Report in detail of my result = total 26/33 points Reading: 4/5 Q & A: 20/25 Attitude: 2/3 My Q and A result was not bad but the attitude score was not good. I had thought if examinees answered something naturally and with a smile, the examiner would give a perfect score for attitude in the 2nd grade interview. Although maybe I was nervous, I think tried to tell the examiner the answer with a smile even if I couldn’t speak fluently. My face looked strained? 😬
The English class after the interview test, my teacher and I celebrated my passing of the 1st test. I prepared a margarita, beer and nuts. As the day was hot, I put some ice in the margarita. My teacher brought a beer, but the beer had 8.4% alcohol. I said, “This class was Breiko~!”
Lately, I sometimes negotiate with my teacher. Because my teacher was busy andour classes were not as frequent as usual. One day he completely forgot a class, being so tired. It was the first time, though. But he needed to give me five free classes. After that, my teacher frequently canceled English classes. Finally, my teacher said….
“I’d like to apologize for my flakiness and for being untrustworthy last week. My excuse is that I was very busy, but things should be back to normal now.” Me: “And?”😐 My teacher: 😱”How many free classes do you want?”
Thank you for nominating my blog for this award, Niall O’Donnell! I’m very glad. … but … it seems like a big English assignment from Niall. 🤔 😱 😂
English-Language Thoughts byNiall O’Donnell is a great and interesting blog. This blog is about a lot of things related to the English language. While studying English, sometimes I revisit the same article a few times because it takes me a while to complete it, so I’m happy when it’s interesting! I’m using Niall’s blog as part of my English studies. If you interested in it, check it out! https://englishlanguagethoughts.com/
One year has passed since I started writing this blog. 🎉 This is the first time I’ve been able to continue posting on a social network for a long period of time. So far, although I’ve had several social network accounts, I couldn’t continue them. Because it always became a pain in the butt after a few posts.
You are traveling on a long journey with five animals. The five animals are a donkey, a cat, a wolf, a cow and a raccoon. But you have some troubles in the middle of the journey, and you have to say “goodbye” one by one toeach of the animals. Which order do you say goodbye to animals?
In 2017, February 4th was Setsubun, which is what we name the day before the first day of spring. It usually occurs around February 3rd. On this day, in a custom called Mame-maki, we throw and scatter roasted soy beans, inside and outside our houses while saying, “Get goblins out of the house! Invite happiness into the home!”
After that, we eat a bean for each year of our age and pray for happiness throughout the year. Some older people find eating them difficult because the beans are usually unseasoned and just taste like beans. During this time, we sometimes ask otherpeople their ages and make small age related jokes.
There are many Setsubun events held in temples and shrines. The beans at these events are usually in small packs. If you are lucky, you can catch pack of beans for free. Although I didn’t go to any events and I didn’t do it in my house, I got a bunch of beans for sale this year. And then, I got an idea.
I will eat those roasted soy beans if I want to stop from becoming hungry. It’s my new diet. I wonder if it will work for me? Anyway, I should go on a diet and exercise. I can’t wear my pair of jeans now. 😱 😭