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Western stereotypes may explain Japan's Psy-lence | The Japan Times Online

Western stereotypes may explain Japan's Psy-lence | The Japan Times Online | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Amid all the excitement, analysis and general horse-dancing hoo-haa over Korean musician Psy's smash hit "Gangnam Style," one story that has provoked a certain amount of head-scratching among fans is the song's relative lack of success in Japan.
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Casino crime figures paint disturbing picture

Casino crime figures paint disturbing picture | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Crown Casino complex is the scene of a crime every ten hours and a violent crime every third day despite being protected by a small army of private security guards and state-of-the-art surveillance.
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Do we really want Casino's in Japan?

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Popularity Of Pachinko Wanes, Especially In Kyushu | Fukuoka Now

Popularity Of Pachinko Wanes, Especially In Kyushu | Fukuoka Now | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
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Good news! Dirty, smelly, noisy scumbag filled dens of neon lights and cigarette smoke. Should be illegal anyway. How these zombies sit there and give away their money I will never know.

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Using QR Codes to Record and Access Student Speaking

Using QR Codes to Record and Access Student Speaking | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Once you get a hang of the process, creating QR codes to access student recordings is fairly straight forward and students can quickly learn to do it themselves.  There are multiple ways to use QR ...

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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, December 10, 2014 12:15 PM

Fun idea!  Use QR codes to record and access student voices!  Think of the possibilities!

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New printer with enough ink for two years

New printer with enough ink for two years | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
English News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson - Printer Ink - Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3... current events.
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How To Explain Japan in 7 Words Or Less - Japan Talk

How To Explain Japan in 7 Words Or Less - Japan Talk | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
These words go a long way to explain Japanese culture: the way Japanese people think.
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Woman arrested after 5-month-old son dies in car while she plays pachinko

Woman arrested after 5-month-old son dies in car while she plays pachinko | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Police in Okinawa on Tuesday arrested a 40-year-old woman after her 5-month-old son died in her car while she played…
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Pachinko should be illegal.

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Magazine speculates McDonald's may pull out of Japan if things don't improve

Magazine speculates McDonald's may pull out of Japan if things don't improve | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
"The situation at McDonald's Japan is getting worse and worse." So proclaims the "in-depth business report" in the latest Shukan…
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I don't think this will happen, but wouldn't it be great. No McDonalds in Japan!

 

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Kyushu-Farm-Fresh Market to Open in Asia | Fukuoka Now

Kyushu-Farm-Fresh Market to Open in Asia | Fukuoka Now | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
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This is something I have been suggesting for a long time.

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Are lectures a good way to learn?

Are lectures a good way to learn? | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it

N尾Imagine a future where university enrolment paperwork is accompanied by the statement: Warning: lectures may stunt your academic performance and increase risk of failure. Researchers from the United States…

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No surprises here.

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School lets students start lessons after lunch

School lets students start lessons after lunch | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
English News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson - Teenagers - Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3... current events.
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Marathon Details Explained | Fukuoka Now

Marathon Details Explained | Fukuoka Now | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
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Good idea!

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Man sues women's university

Man sues women's university | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
English News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson - Women's University - Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3... current events.
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I think he is right !

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Abe pledge on women hits day care roadblock: noise-allergic neighbors

Abe pledge on women hits day care roadblock: noise-allergic neighbors | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to help women juggle work and family are hitting an obstacle: opposition to building new day care centers from residents who fear that the sound ...
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In my opinion, if you don't like the sound of kids playing, you should move to your own island and die alone.

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Women fight maternity harassment in the shadow of 'Abenomics'

Women fight maternity harassment in the shadow of 'Abenomics' | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
When Sayaka Osakabe returned to work after a second miscarriage, one of the first questions her boss asked was whether she was having sex again. Despite laws ...
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Tokyo governor takes on big tobacco to push smoke-free games

Tokyo governor takes on big tobacco to push smoke-free games | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
The last time it hosted the Olympics, in 1964, Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette. Half a century later, Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe is looking ...
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China food scandal drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan

China food scandal drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it

AnotherThe latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and…

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Another reason to never eat at McDonald's. What is in the nuggets? Does anyone really know?

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Japan tops the list of countries that are the most accepting of alcohol

Japan tops the list of countries that are the most accepting of alcohol | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Japan is in a league of its own when it comes to drinking. Sure, the pubs of England may be…
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I'm not surprised by this. Stressed? Get drunk! It's the motto here.

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Japan's Uniqlo Lets You Design Your Own T-Shirts via Smartphone

Japan's Uniqlo Lets You Design Your Own T-Shirts via Smartphone | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo has launched an app that lets you design your own t-shirt via smartphone.
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Pretty cool idea. I have a few slogans in mind already.

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International Court of Justice upholds Australia's bid to ban Japanese whaling in Antarctica

International Court of Justice upholds Australia's bid to ban Japanese whaling in Antarctica | trevorsenglish | Scoop.it
The International Court of Justice has upheld Australia's bid to ban Japan's Antarctic whaling program.
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