Archive | July, 2013

Time To Head Home Already?

Hi! We Started w/:

i cant believe its time

In your head, out loud, under you breath–throughout your day!

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is:

 

Time to head home already?

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Little George is the cutest little guy! I had a tough time getting him to pose for a picture with me and finally I got one that was worked! I was in beautiful Montana and enjoyed playing chase with George….he is adorable!!!

me and george

 

Time to head home already?

Time to head home already?

Time to head home already?

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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WOW! Is It Really Leaving Time?

Hi! We Started w/:

i cant believe its time

In your head, out loud, under you breath–throughout your day!

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and today the variation (difference) is:

WOW! Is it really leaving time?

WOW! Is it really leaving time?

WOW! Is it really leaving time?

I was in beautiful Montana and enjoyed a ride up to the top of the mountain in “Ellie May” the hard charging Rhino!

me driving

WOW! Is it really leaving time?

WOW! Is it really leaving time?

WOW! Is it really leaving time?

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

Welcome to Video Monday!

Practice makes progress!

Out loud; in your head; under your breath!

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on:

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!” means that time has passed quickly and I have enjoyed myself and am surprised that it is time to leave!

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

I can’t believe it’s time to go home!

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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English w/Katie Billboard Sunday!

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It is easy to sign up for a meet-up—and there are lots of great people to meet and great things to do—below is a teeny-tiny sample!

Cheers,

Katie

1) Ikebukuro Night Safari -Experience Tokyo subcultures-Monday, July 29, 2013 6:30 PM

Ikebukuro Station

1-28-1,2 Minami-Ikebukuro, Toky

http://www.meetup.com/The-Tokyo-spontaneous-hangout/events/129983272/

2) Lets have some fun Mexican style at Hacienda del Cielo (Daikanyama)!

http://www.meetup.com/Dine-Wine-Dance-and-Discover-Tokyo/events/127906362/

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

 

Saturday, August 3, 2013
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

3) Jazz and Wine

 

 

 

Alley Hall, 3F, 2-24-8 Kitazawa, Shimokitazawa, Tokyo (edit map)

Introducing the Ricky Sweum Quartet live at Alley Hall in Shimokitazawa on 3rd August. Event kicks off at 6pm with Georgia traditional wines on sale. Door sales at Y2,500 https://www.facebook.com/events/162317673952354/
 


4) KOBE Fireworks Festival

Saturday, August 3, 2013 6:00 PM

http://www.meetup.com/kansaiworld/events/128457432/

 

 

 

5) Osaka 4th Sing Out Loud ! > 2hr ver.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

12:30 PM

 

http://www.meetup.com/Osaka-sing-out-loud/events/130143972/

 

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

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A++ Saturday!

Hi! Welcome to A++ (Answer plus, plus) Saturday!

A++ is giving extra information in your responses to questions or comments. Here are three examples:

Question/Comment

Answer

+

+

1) How are you?

Fine!

I went for a walk this morning.

I saw so many beautiful flowers!

2) That looks delicious.

It is!

I got it at the bakery near the station.

It was my first time to go to that bakery.

3) Can you play tennis?

No. I don’t really like sports.

I like reading!

A++ is giving the basic information and adding detail. Here are some ideas for how to think A++ for some of this week’s sentences:

Three examples from this week are:

 

The internet connection will be off and on.

My internet access will be (is) iffy.

 

My internet access will be hit or miss.

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Notice all of the (+), (+)!!!

A) Are you excited about your trip?

B) Yes! But theinternet connection will be off and on. That’s OK though. I am ready for complete R&R!!!

A) Sorry. I forgot. Where are you going?

B) Oh, that’s OK (+) I am going to the Flathead Valley in Montana. (+) I am visiting family!

A) So, in Montana the internet access is iffy? (+) That sounds great to me! (+) I would love to have no internet for a few days….

B) It does sound great!(+) I agree. (+) I will be out at a cabin on a lake so the internet access will be hit or miss!

A) Is there room in your suitcase? (+) I am happy to go with you. (+) I could use a break!

A) Well, I am only taking one suitcase. (+) It’s pretty small. (+) I don’t think you would fit!

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

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The Internet Access Will be Off And On!

Hi! We Started w/:
limited

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on limited internet access

We Continue w/:

The internet connection will be off and on!

off and on: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off+and+on?show=0&t=1374702277

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A small example:

 

A) Are you excited about your trip?

B) Yes! But the internet connection will be off and on. That’s OK though. I am ready for complete R&R!!!

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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The Internet Connection Is Hit-Or-Miss!

Hi! We Started w/:

limited

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on limited internet access

We Continue w/:

sailboat

 

 

The internet connection is hit-or-miss!

(Hit-or-miss! http://www.thefreedictionary.com/hit-or-miss)

A small example:

A) Did you get all of your work finished?

B) Yes, thankfully. Where I am going—the internet connection is hit-or-miss! I guess I will just have to enjoy myself and not worry about work!

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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The Internet Access Is Unreliable!

Hi! We Started w/:

limited

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on limited internet access!

 

 

We Continue w/: The internet access is unreliable!

 

The internet access is unreliable!

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Here is a quick example:

A) Uh oh! There is no connection. I had one this morning!

B) Hmm. Maybe it is lucky that you had a connection this morning. I heard the internet access is unreliable.

 

Have a good one!

 

 

Sincerely,

Katie

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The Internet Access Is Iffy!

Hi! We Started w/:

limited
Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on limited internet access!

We Continue w/: The internet access is iffy!

(iffy: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iffy)

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The internet access is iffy!

 

Here is a quick example:

 

A) Where are you staying?

 

B) At a cabin! The area is beautiful. One

thing though, the internet access is iffy.

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

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Video Monday: I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

Welcome to Video Monday!

Out loud; in your head; under your breath!

Practice makes progress!

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on limited internet access

I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

I Will Have Limited Internet Access is used when you are going to a place and the intenet access may not be available 24/7! Like me—I am going to a cabin and I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

I Will Have Limited Internet Access!

I Will Have Limited Internet Access!.

Have a good one!

 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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