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Ivan from Peru

My name is Ivan and I am from Peru. My question is how did you learn English? Well, it all started when I was in high school and my teacher told me I had a good command of the English language, and that I should study it to speak it fluently. That motivated me, and I decided to change all of my habits and do things differently. […]

Common Restaurant English Expressions Waiters, & Staff Use

When you go to a restaurant, you usually know what is going to happen and that is because eating at a restaurant usually follows a set script. The waiters aren’t given one to memorize, of course. But even so, waiters and waitresses usually stick to a very narrow range of English phrases. Here is what you can usually expect […]

Lost and Found Offices – Sapporo

Lost and Found Offices – Sapporo Lost and Found Offices – Sapporo: Here is a list of the main lost and found offices Subway/streetcar: If you are riding on a subway train or streetcar and forget your belongings please call the Transportation Bureau Lost and Found Center on 011-241-2938 Bus: For all items lost on buses please inq […]

?/trackback – Most trackbacks have been turned off on this website.

?/trackback ?/trackback : If you are searching for this you will have to contact us for more details. We turned off the trackbacks. A trackback allows websites to notify people about an update or updates. It is one of four types of linkback methods for authors to request notification when somebody links to one of their pages or […]

Installing Adobe CS6 (Creative Suite) in the wrong language

Installing Adobe CS6 (Creative Suite) in the wrong language Did you just get a copy of Adobe CS6 (Creative Suite) only to find out it installs in the wrong language? If you did, like I did, then maybe these steps below will help you get it installing in the correct language. This should also work if you downloaded the trial of A […]

Adobe: 32 bit TWAIN scanner problem on Photoshop installation DVD

Adobe Keeps Quiet About TWAIN Drivers No updates for the 32-bit TWAIN scanner… Adobe released 32 and 64 bit versions of Photoshop CS6 but forgot to mention it wouldn’t work with most scanners out of the box. By leaving in the 32 bit version of Photoshop on the installation DVD they said to many users to use that version instead… […]

#/trackback – The Art of Website Trackback Etiquette

The Art of Website Trackback Etiquette Trackback Etiquette: Using trackbacking as a traffic building tool is a fine art. Many bloggers make the mistake of going trackback crazy before their blog has enough or even any content. This may bring new readers in but they will not stay long or bookmark your site as you don’t give them […]

What is a trackback link? Trackbacks, Pingbacks and Linkbacks

Trackback Links Trackback links are one of four types of linkback methods. They allow website companies or authors to request a notification when somebody links to one of their web pages or documents. They enable them to keep track of who is linking to their articles. Some weblog software and content management systems, suc […]

Search: type hit enter

If you just pressed enter or clicked on the search icon in the text field you probably ended up here. When you just press enter this website will look for “Search: type hit enter“. Type the keyword to find specific pages or try a few links from the side menu. Thank you for taking your time to look at this site. If you have any q […]

55th Annual Meeting – Japanese Society for Clinical Virology

Clinical Virology Clinical virology meeting files can be downloaded from this link below: Click to Download Regards, Glen We are very pleased to announce that the 55th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Clinical Virology will be held in Sapporo, on Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of June, 2014. For the convenience […]

How to Study in Six Simple Steps

How to Study in Six Simple Steps Space (1) How to Study: It is easier to study when you are in a comfortable space. Make room, mentally and physically, for studying. Take a deep breath and pause for a moment before you start. Remember the types of things that make you comfortable. Place (2) Personalize your workspace. Pace (3) N […]

The EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency – Second Stage

A sample of the 2nd part of the EIKEN test The speaking test: The EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency – Second Stage Sample Topic: Practical Skills Today, practical skills such as using computers and speaking foreign languages are regarded as important. As a result, many schools are offering classes for these skills, and […]

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???Search:????type+Enter????? ???Search:????type+Enter????? shows up in your search if your browser can’t display Japanese characters. How to fix the problem If you are using Windows 10, you might need to change your regional setting to get the Japanese font loading or add a language pack to your PC. Watch the videos below for m […]

Search

Your Current Search If you are looking for a certain thing and can’t find it, use our menu on the right side of this site, or try our search engine :) Navigation If a navigation bar is the roadmap to a website, it’s probably best to show every page there, right? That way people are sure to find what they need… Actual […]

DCW (Digital Camera Warehouse) Offers Great Discounts to Students

DCW Discount DCW (Digital Camera Warehouse) is offering English students great discounts on cameras and also photography lessons. If interested, contact their stores in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. *Free delivery of products, Australia wide. Glen (^-^)v Sapporo Eikaiwa AGREATDREAM DWC FAQs Buying from Us How can I contact you […]

Top 10 Study Tips + How to Study English Effectively

Top 10 Study Tips – Below are a few ideas from Kenneth Beare on studying English effectively. Thanks Kenneth. There are many ways to study English, but many students ask which is the most effective. Unfortunately, I don’t think there is a single answer that is right for every student. However… I can certainly give advice. Here a […]

Hokkaido Explorer ・ 北海道エクスプローラー (hokkaidoexplorer.com)

Hokkaido Explorer: If you are in Hokkaido and looking for English travel information check out this new website. It has stories and videos about food, drinks, famous places and people around Hokkaido. Hokkaido Explorer ・ 北海道エクスプローラー hokkaidoexplorer.com Hokkaido Tour Guide If you are looking for hotels or information on Hokkaido […]

Vocabulary – Candor: open & honest; sincerity of expression; openness

Candor Candor Definition: open and honest; sincerity of expression; openness; frankness. ˈkandə noun “a lady of refreshing candour” “he spoke with a degree of candour unusual in political life” Candor Synonyms: frankness, openness, honesty, candidness, truthfulness, sincerity, forthrightness, directness, lack of restraint, strai […]

Singular – Vocabulary | Improve Your English Vocabulary | AGREATDREAM

Singular Singular means individual or only one.  adjective GRAMMAR (of a word or form) denoting or referring to just one person or thing. “the third person singular form of the verb”  2. exceptionally good or great; remarkable. “He had the singular good fortune of not meeting any of the judges before the contest. It surprised th […]

Mercurial | Definition of Mercurial | English Vocabulary

Mercurial Mercurial means quick and changeable in temperament; volatile məːˈkjʊərɪəl adjective 1. Subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind. “his mercurial temperament” Synonyms: volatile, capricious, temperamental, excitable, fickle, changeable, unpredictable, variable, protean, mutable, erratic, quicksilver, i […]

Emulate – Vocabulary

Emulate: To strive to equal or excel, especially through imitation Emulate – Vocabulary ˈɛmjʊleɪt/ verb: emulate; 3rd person present: emulates; past tense: emulated; past participle: emulated; gerund or present participle: emulating Match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation. “most rulers wished to emulat […]

Relegate | Improve Your English Vocabulary Today

Relegate ˈrɛlɪɡeɪt/ verb To assign to a lower position or to classify something. Assign an inferior rank or position to. “It won’t go down as a season to be remembered in Workington Town’s history books as 2016 saw the club relegated to League One” Synonyms: downgrade, lower, lower in rank/status, put down, move down; consign, b […]

DLS… What does it mean? Dirty Little Secret, Dynamic Light Scattering

What does DLS mean? Web Acronyms: DLS The meaning of DLS (acronym/abbreviation/slang word) Ever wondered what DLS really means? Slang words, abbreviations and acronyms are listed here on the Sapporo Eikaiwa AGREATDREAM Internet Slang Dictionary. Your resource for web acronyms, web abbreviations and netspeak. The DLS Definition T […]

What are Verbs?

Verbs describe the way someone or something does something. They describe the action. They are actions. Eat, sleep, love, study, any word that involves motion or physical activity is considered to be a verb. Verb List(動詞リスト) Verbs beginning with the letter A accept add admire admit advise afford agree alert allow amuse analyse a […]

Common Spelling Mistakes Made In English

Common Spelling Mistakes English spelling can be tricky, even for English speakers! This is because English is not 100% phonetic and also because there are so many exceptions. 間違いやすい綴りの英単語の一覧 Below is a list of common spelling mistakes made in English A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T […]

Healthy Zucchini (Courgette) Snacks

How to prepare and cook the zucchini Cut a zucchini into 5mm thick circles. Put the cut zucchini into a bowl, with just enough water to cover it. Put a microwave safe lid on the bowl. Microwave at 500W for 5 minutes and 30 seconds. Eat after it cools down a bit. Health benefits of zucchini (courgette) Only 17 calories per 100g, […]

検索 ・ Search を更新した。Up To 1,000 Results Now

検索 ・ Search を更新した。 検索 The search engine on this website has been updated. Depending on the keyword or sentence you use there are up to 1,000 results now. We have also changed the search algorithm to give more relevant or popular results first. The search image thumbnail size has also been increased. Search words are highlighted […]

The history/origin of the question mark – Where did it come from?

Question Mark The question mark (?; also known as an interrogation point, interrogation mark, question point, query or eroteme), is a punctuation mark that replaces the full stop (period) at the end of an interrogative sentence in English and many other languages. The question mark is not used for indirect questions. The questio […]

Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Beef Stir Fry Recipe Beef Stir Fry Ingredients 200g of beef 3 pieces of baby corn 1 pack (100g) of noodles 1/2 a red pepper (capsicum) 1/2 a carrot 2 teaspoons oil (roasted garlic infused olive oil if possible) Continental parsley for garnish Beef Stir Fry Sauce Soy sauce 1/4 cup of water garlic 1 teaspoon of sesame oil hoisin s […]

豆腐ハンバーグ レシピ

豆腐ハンバーグ ふわっとしっかり塩麹で 豆腐ハンバーグ ✿ このぷっくりかげん!!凄くないですか?? 塩麹って凄い❤ハマってしまいました✿ つなぎ??いりません^^ ひなかなかか 材料 ( 大人2人+子供2人 ) 豚ひき肉 400g 木綿豆腐 1丁(350g) 塩麹大 2(うちは塩薄めなので) コショウ 少々 たまねぎ 1個 作り方 1. 豚肉をボウルにだし塩麹をいれて混ぜておく。玉ねぎはみじん切りにしておく。 2. 豚肉が入ったボウルに豆腐をつぶしながら入れてよ~くまぜる。たまねぎ、こしょうもいれてよ~くまぜる。 3. もったりしてきたら焼くまで寝かせておく。 4. 生地を、適当な大きさに丸めて空気抜きをして真ん中をへこませて火をつけたフライパンに並 […]

Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

Beef Stir-Fry Ingredients • 250g dried medium egg noodles • vegetable oil • 350g steak, thinly sliced • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced • a thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely sliced • 1–2 large fresh red chillies, finely sliced • 200g peanut shoots or bean sprouts • soy sauce • sesame oil • juice of ½ […]

Step Up for Cancer in Colorado: Bright Ideas

Step Up for Cancer in Colorado ONE CAUSE, ONE COMMUNITY Step Up for Cancer in Colorado: Giving a few hours of your day can give years to someone else’s life! Over two years, more than 400 participants have helped raise $215,000 for the local cancer community in Colorado. And last year, one very special yes made a life-saving bon […]

Bat Cupcake From Woman’s Day With Blue Frosting & Sprinkles

Bat Cupcake From Woman’s Day Plain cupcakes take flight once decorated with blue frosting and sprinkles, dark chocolate wings and sugar-spun eyes and fangs. Recipe courtesy of Mark Ferri Serves: 12 Total Time: 1 hr Prep Time: 1 hr Ingredients 12  baked and cooled cupcakes 1 can(s) (16 oz) vanilla frosting Wilton royal blue icing […]

鱸と無花果

鱸と無花果 鱸(スズキ)のお刺身と熟れた無花果をサラダに。 ワインにも合うと思われます。 塩とバルサミコ酢だけで手軽でちょっとゴージャスなひと品に。  Pinguino 材料 ( 2人分 ) 熟れた無花果 2個 鱸のお刺身(白身魚のお魚だったら何でも) 薄切りで10枚ほど 天然塩 適宜 バルサミコ酢 ひとたらし 1 無花果はよく熟れたものを選び冷蔵庫で冷やしておきます。 皮をむいて食べやすい大きさに切っておきます。 2 鱸のお刺身に軽く塩をパラパラとふり、器に盛り付けた無花果の上に鱸を乗せます。 3 バルサミコ酢をほんの少しだけ振り掛けて出来上がり! 良く冷えたワインやスパークリングワインとどうぞ コツ・ポイント 器はGLASS FISH(http:/ […]

Pleasant Surprises

Pleasant Surprises – I got a pleasant surprise a few day back when I got into the lift. A lady, I had never met before, greeted me in English and for some reason, it felt like I was back in Australia again. Her pronunciation was so nice. I wonder if she was born in Japan. I’ll have to ask her next time… Japan has changed a lot i […]

Free Language Lessons – 06/22/11

Free Language Lessons Free Language Lessons: 06/22/11 Offer Expired Sometimes I offer free language lessons during campaigns or to students that are involved in community work helping others. If you would like a free lesson please send me a message stating why and the type of community work you do. Contact Page We have had many […]

Qq Quickly quickly QUICKLY

List of Words Starting with Qq Quickly quickly QUICKLY quickly  比 more quickly  最 the most quickly 副 速く、急いで、素早く 1. Come here quickly. (急いでここに来なさい。) 2. You should get there as quickly as possible. (できるだけ急いでそこにいくべきです。) タグ:quickly 7 Letter Words Word, Scrabble Points, Words With Friends Points quizzed 35 36 quizzer 34 35 quizzes 34 […]

Extra TOEIC Quizzes

Extra TOEIC Quizzes Extra TOEIC Quizzes I have made and uploaded a few new TOEIC quizzes for registered members. Check them out if you have time. You can see a sample of the TOEIC quiz if you click on the link above. Don’t forget to register if you want to see more ;) Sapporo Eikaiwa and Language School AGreatDream Glen The Test […]

New English/Japanese Textbooks and Resources

7 new Eiken books, one English Q&A book and 3 piles of mixed booked (^-^) These new textbooks/books will be a nice addition to the ever expanding library.  I just need to index what is in them now. It’s amazing how heavy 3 piles of books can get. I must have been lifting 30 kilos or more. Our online English study project/com […]