Archive | 7月, 2014

Five Ways to Say It Thursday: What time does your plane head out?

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

What time does your plane head out?

When do you get in?

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Istanbul sounds like an exciting place to head to during the summertime. It is far away and exotic sounding!

 

What time does your plane head out?

When do you get in?

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Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Five Ways to Say it Wednesday: When are you out of here?

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

What time are you out of here?

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What time do you land? 

 

I had some fun checking out flights that leave tomorrow! You never know…..

What time are you out of here?

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What time do you land?

 

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Five Ways to Say it Tuesday: When do you take off?

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

When do you take off?

I take off at 9:25 pm.

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When you do touch down?

I touch down at about 4 pm.

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When do you take off?

I take off at 9:25 pm.

 

When you do touch down?

I touch down at about 4 pm.

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Video Monday: What time do you leave?

Welcome to Video Monday!  

Out loud; in your head; under your breath!

Practice makes progress!

What time do you leave?

I leave at 9:30 pm.

What time do you arrive?

I arrive at 3 pm the next day.

There are many ways to ask about someone’s travel schedule. I have had a wonderful time sightseeing in Paris. I saw a lot and have many more things that I want to see! Yes, there is much more to see here! It is time to jet back to Tokyo and get to work!!!

What time do you leave?

I leave at 9:30 pm.

What time do you arrive?

I arrive at 3 pm the next day.

Have a good one!

 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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English w/Katie Billboard Sunday!

NoticeIt is easy to sign up for a meet-up. There are lots of great people to meet and great things to do. Below is a teeny-tiny sample!

Have fun,

Katie

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–Saturday, August 2, 2014 4:00 pm

KOBE Firework Party at Sannomiya

http://www.meetup.com/International-Party-Kobe/events/194914102/

 

–Saurday Aug 096:00 PM

Cafe No BorderEnglish Language Games

http://www.meetup.com/Coffee-Chat-茨木市-Cafe-No-Border/events/195565792/

 

 

–Saturday, August 9, 2014
 6:00 PMto11:00 PM

rnaccia di San Gimignano DOCG white wine party

http://www.meetup.com/Fun-With-Wine/events/194797812/

 


–Sunday, August 10, 2014
2:00 PMto5:00 PM

Discuss Happiness

http://www.meetup.com/Osaka-Critical-Thinkers/events/192970442/

 

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
11:30 AM

August Brunch at the new Bulldog Tex Mex BBQ in Akasaka

http://www.meetup.com/Lets-Brunch-in-Tokyo/events/187968932/

 

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

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Lots to do!!!

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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!

Examples from this week are:
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Can you guess where I am?

I’ll give you three guesses.

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A++ is giving the initial response and adding detail. Here are some ideas for how to think A++ for some of this week’s sentences. Pay attention to the (+) (+):

A) Bon jour! (+) Can you guess where I am? (+)I’ll give you three guesses.

B) You brat! (+)I am so jealous. (+)When did you get there?

A) I’ve lost track of the days. (+)Tuesday, I think. (+)I hit the ground running.

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A) Take time to eat all those amazing pastries and drink that fabulous coffee. (+)I am sure you have had some wine and cheese. (+)How about the museums?

B) Amazing! I have the Paris Pass that I bought online. (+) I got the six day plan. (+)It includes a wine tasting that I am doing tomorrow.

A) So far, what have you done? (+)I have always wanted to go there. (+)You’ve talked about this for a long time.

B) I know. (+)I was getting tired of hearing myself! (+)I went to the Versailles Palace yesterday. (+)It’s such a friendly, relaxing place. (+)At Marie’s domecile there is so much grass to lay down on and just relax.

A) I’ve decided. (+)I’m going next year. (+)I have to see it for myself.

B) Good idea. (+)Make room in your suitcase. (+)I am hitchhiking along!

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Sincerely,

Katie

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FIve Ways to Say It: Doodle Dee Do Friday: Go ahead, take a wild guess?

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

 

Go ahead, take a wild guess? Go ahead, take a wild guess?

Go ahead, take a wild guess?

 

Doodle July 24

 

Go ahead, take a wild guess? Go ahead, take a wild guess?

Go ahead, take a wild guess?

Go ahead take a wild guess

 

Go ahead, take a wild guess? Go ahead, take a wild guess?

Go ahead, take a wild guess?

 

 

sign upDOODLE IT UP AND Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Five Ways to Say it Thursday: I’ll give you three guesses.

Hi! We Started w/:

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

The reason that you give three guesses is a humorous way to say—“I know from the picture you know where I am, but I am having fun teasing you!” Teasing is that you are in a place that is envy making!

I’ll give you three guesses.

I’ll give you three guesses.

I’ll give you three guesses.

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I’ll give you three guesses.

I’ll give you three guesses.

I’ll give you three guesses.

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Five Ways to Say it Wednesday: Want to guess where I am?

 

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

 

Remember this is a playful way to express that you are enjoying yourself and are somewhere that other people would like to be too!

Want to guess where I am?

Want to guess where I am?

Want to guess where I am?

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Want to guess where I am?

Want to guess where I am?

Want to guess where I am?

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Five Ways to Say it Tuesday: Can you figure out where I am?

 

Hi! We Started w/:

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

(忘れないでください―同じことを表現する言い回しには色々なバリエーションがあるということを。そこで、本日の表現はこちら)

Can you figure out where I am?

Can you figure out where I am?

Can you figure out where I am?

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Can you figure out where I am?

Can you figure out where I am?

Can you figure out where I am?

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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