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L14 Exercises in Your Shoes
a Loose Lips, chatterbox, blabbermouth ! You're really talkative and runing off at the mouth. Please excuse the expression.
b No offense taken. By the way, how do you stop yourself from being a blabbermouth ?
L15 Exercises in Your Shoes
a Say, Sachi, how's your son doing these days?
b Taro's doing very well, thanks. He just spent a year in Hawaii learning how to surf. Now he's back and in his final year of outside training.
a Please send him my very best. Oh, I was wondering … is it true that they are paid by the company during those outside trainings? What's that all about?
b It's a good way for the company to keep their employees and to not lose excellent workers.
"Pennies don't fall from heaven.
They have to be earned on earth
" Margaret Thatcher
Yet the earth does move. Galileo Galilei
"Distribute the earth as you will,
the principal question remains inexorable
by Who is to dig it ?
Which of us, in brief word, is to do
the hard and dirty work for the rest,
and for what pay ?
Who is to do the pleasant and clean work,
and for what pay ?
Who is to do no work, and for what pay ?
" John Ruskin
Life is real ! Life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal; Dlust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow(1807-82)
31 Oct.: 美しきものは永遠の喜びだ。
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever;
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness.
--- John Keats(1795-1821) born on 31 Oct.
Hello , I live in Japan.
Recently, I am into listening to foreign radio.
Please tell me your favorite radio programs!
My name is Simon and I’m 16 years old. I live with my parents and my older brother in Flensburg, a really small village in Northern Germany.
My name Simon and I’m 16 years old. I live with my parents and my older brother in Flensburg, a really small village in Northern Germany.
I'm going to English conversation school for just three weeks. I'm also going to have fun to hang out.