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It’s Been A Long Time!

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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)

It’s been a long time!

It’s been a long time!

It’s been a long time!

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It’s been a long time! You look great!

It’s been a long time! You look fabulous!

It’s been a long time! You look wonderful!

 

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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Live well!

A++ Saturday!

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

A++ is giving extra information in your responses to questions or comments:

Question/Comment

Answer

+

+

How are you?

Fine!

I went for a walk this morning.

I saw so many beautiful flowers!

That look delicious.

It is!

I got it at the bakery near the station.

It was my first time to go to that bakery.

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:

That’s a great, big Yes!

That’s an emphatic “yes”!

That’s a definite “yes”

 

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

 

 

A) I am working tomorrow. (+) I have to wake up early. (+) Do you have the day off tomorrow?

B) That is a definite “yes”. (+) I am looking forward to my day off. (+) This week was hard.

A) Oh! (+) Hard? (+) Why? (+)

 

B) I woke up early almost every day. (+) I was up at about 5a.m. (+) Do you have Sunday off?

 

A) That is a great, big Yes! (+) I usually have Sundays off.(+) Gardening time for me!

 

B) Great! (+) Your garden is wonderful. (+) Your herbs have a nice flavor.

 

A) Thank you! (+) I really enjoy gardening. (+) So, do you have a no-alarm morning tomorrow!

 

B) That is an ephatic “yes”. (+) No alarm for me! (+) Heaven….

 

A) I love it. (+) I have never done a no-alarm morning. (+) Maybe I will give it a try…..

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

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That’s A Great, Big Yes!

Hi! We Started w/:

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In your head, out loud, under you breath–

throughout your day!

We Continue w/: That’s a great, big Yes!

Remember—There are many ways to say the same thing and this week we are focusing on give a strong “yes”.

A quick example:

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What are five things you give a great, big YES to?

 

1. no alarm mornings! A great, big YES!

2. celebrating my birthday! A great, big YES!

3. celebrating Christmas! A great, big YES!

4. positive thinking! A great, big YES!

5. every day is a brand new day! A great, big YES!

 

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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That’s A Concrete “Yes”!

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In your head, out loud, under you breath–

throughout your day!

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We Continue w/: That’s a concrete “yes”!

 

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A quick example:

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A) Are you interesed in learning hip hop?

 

B) That’s a concrete “yes”! Do you know a good

teacher?

 

A) I do. My brother teaches and he is outstanding!

 

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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That’s a Definite “Yes”!

Hi! We Started w/:

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In your head, out loud, under you breath–

throughout your day!

 

 

We Continue w/: That is a definite “yes”!

A quick example:

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A) Katie, would you like more natto?

B) That is a definite “yes”! I love how you

prepared it!

 

A) I used onions from our garden.

 

 

 

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

 

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