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

検索 ・ Search を更新した。 検索 Search engine on this website 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.Search image thumbnail sizes increased.Search words highlighted in yellow in the text preview.A filter added to restrict searches to certain categories if needed. Bug: The Japanese titles don’t encode properly if you just press the space bar then enter, or search for spaces. Current fix: The search engine looks for “検索 ・ Search:タイプ・type+Enterを押します” instead of nothing to get around this bug for now. A4JP Design Studio Search vs Find To search for something means “to try to find something.”Vice versa, to find something doesn’t mean to have searched. Find generally means discover, reach, arrive at, or perceive. She also found the time to raise three children.The vitamin B12 found in dairy products, is good for you.Water finds its own level. In these sentences, find doesn’t imply to start a search. Find implies that it has a fixed position and can be located using coordinates. Like you’d find a hotel on a map, you wouldn’t search for it. Search brings to mind a rummaging through some filer or sorting through objects until you stumble across the item you’re looking for. Alternatively search could be used to imply a sort of easter egg hunt where there may be more than one item you’re looking for. Examples of find: Examples of search: However, they’re similar enough that even if you used search rather than find or vice versa, it would make little difference. View Homepage

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. It is also often used in place of missing or unknown data. ?????????????? Origin: Long ago when scholars wrote in Latin, they would place the word questio – meaning “question” at the end of a sentence to indicate a query. Soon questio was shortened to qo to save space when writing, but this caused a different problem – readers might mistake it for the ending of a word. So they squashed the letters into a symbol (a lowercased q on top of an o). Over time the o became just a dot and the q changed into a squiggle, giving us our current question mark.  * Try not to use question marks with other marks. It is considered bad to use a question mark in combination with other marks. In Japan, you may see this type of usage in manga books. Especially when translated from Japanese into English → !? Question marks can be used with other marks in informal prose to convey complex tones though: He told you what!? This combination (or similar combination) of punctuation marks is sometimes called an interrobang. The interrobang currently has no role in academic prose though. Rule 1.  Use a question mark only after a direct question. Correct: Will Akiko go with me?Incorrect: I’m asking if Akiko will go with me? Rule 2a.  A question mark replaces a period at the end of a sentence. Incorrect: Will you go with me?. Rule 2b.  Because of Rule 2a, capitalize the word that follows a question mark. Some writers choose to overlook this rule in special cases. Example: Will you go with me? with Joe? with anyone? Rule 3a.  Avoid the common trap of using question marks with indirect questions, which are statements that contain questions. Use a period after an indirect question. Incorrect: I wonder if Glen would go with me?Correct:I wonder if Glen would go with me.ORI […]

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 sauce crushed red pepper   Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 4 minutes Ready in: 14 minutes   Stir together the soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, garlic, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, hoisin sauce, and crushed red pepper. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add the beef and carrot, and stir-fry 4 minutes. Contact Us

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べて焼いていく。 5. 焼き色がついたらひっくり返して焼き色を付ける。蓋をして蒸し焼きにしていく。 6. 焼いてるうちに、どんどん、ぷっくりしてきますよ~!肉汁が透明なら出来上がり。 7. 今回はさっぱりとポン酢と大根おろしでいただきました。いつもの豆腐ハンバーグよりボリュームがでて、しっかりしてました。 8. お好みのソースでどうぞ✿ Tofu Hamburg Under construction Add the pork mince to a bowl with the salt. Cut the onion. Add the tofu to the bowl and mix the pork mince, onion and tofu together. Cook the patty. As you are cooking, little by little… This time I used a pon vinegar and grated radish sauce. Cover with your favorite type of sauce. View Homepage

Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

Beef Stir-Fry tips: Thinly Slice your beefCut steak against the grainSear over high heat (sealing in the juices)Don’t crowd the pan which cools the pan quickly and results in chewy beef Ingredients Method Cook the egg noodles in boiling salted water until just tender. Drain, place in a bowl and set aside. Heat a large wok or a heavy-based frying pan until very hot. Add a splash of vegetable oil, then stir-fry the beef slices with the sliced garlic, ginger and chillies until just cooked. Add the shoots or bean sprouts, a good splash of soy sauce and sesame oil and the lime juice for the last 30 seconds of cooking. Tip the contents of the wok into a large bowl, including all the lovely juices. Put the wok back on the heat, add a splash more vegetable oil and all the vegetables. Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes, then add the cooked noodles and toss well over the heat. Divide the fried vegetables and noodles between 4 plates. Return the beef and juices to the wok and stir-fry until heated through. Add the coriander and toss until well mixed with the beef. Arrange on top of the noodles and garnish with a cos lettuce leaf. Chef Ramsay How to Stir Fry Beef

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 bone marrow match. When you Step Up, you’re teaming up with the community in the fight against cancer. Take to the stairs at your own pace as you listen to live music. Wander the concourse and learn about cancer prevention, detection, treatment and more from over 40 non-profit cancer organizations. Stop by the kids zone, get a massage or try some yoga. Because no matter how you Step Up, you’re speaking up. Step Up for Cancer in Colorado: Bright Ideas Why running? Running improves aerobic fitness, also it is a great way to improve cardiovascular health. Plus, it burns calories and can build strength. There is also a long list of psychological benefits you can gain from this sport, also physical and mental health benefits. Running makes you happier. If you work out regularly, you’ve already discovered it: No matter how good or bad you feel at any given moment, exercise will make you feel better. And it goes beyond just the runner’s high —that rush of feel-good hormones known as endocannabinoids. In a 2006, a study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, researchers found that even a single bout of exercise, like 30 minutes of walking on a treadmill, could instantly lift the mood of someone suffering from a major depressive order. In a May 2013, study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise in which rats and mice got antidepressant-like effects from running on a wheel, researchers concluded that physical activity was an effective alternative to treating depression. Even on those days when you have to force yourself out the door, exercise still protects you against […]

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 color Blue Jimmies (sprinkles) Wilton jumbo confetti and Halloween confetti sprinkles 1  tube black decorating frosting White fondant Wilton dark chocolate candy melts Directions Tint the frosting of the bat cupcakes with blue icing color. Then spread the cupcakes with the frosting and sprinkle with blue Jimmies (blue sprinkles). Use jumbo confetti and Halloween confetti sprinkles for eyes if available. Attaching them with a small amount of frosting. Pipe on black frosting for the mouth. Pinch fondant with fingers and cut it into 24 triangles for fangs. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Melt some candy melts as package directs and transfer to a ziptop bag with a small hole snipped in one corner. Pipe 24 (4×2-in.) wings and 24 (1/2-in.) eyebrow shapes onto a prepared pan. Refrigerate them for 10 minutes. Pipe the candy melt lines onto wings; refrigerate. Peel the wings and eyebrows off wax paper. Insert the wings and eyebrows into cupcakes as liked. Add the fondant fangs. Eat the delicious bat cupcakes ;)

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://cat.zero.ad.jp/~zat76700/)の大場匠さんの作品。http://www.glassfish2001.com 鱸と無花果 Perch (Suzuki) sashimi and fig fruit salad. It goes well with wine. The salt and balsamic vinegar alone make it a gorgeous but easy to make meal. Ingredients (2 people) 2 ripe figsAbout 10 slices of Perch sashimi (or other white fish)Natural salt for taste1 tablespoon of Balsamic vinegar Method Choose well ripened figs and cool them in the refrigerator.Peel the skin and cut them into bit size pieces. Lightly rub salt on the sashimi, and put the sashimi on top of the the ripe pieces of fig on the plate you will server the food on. Sprinkle only a little balsamic vinegar on top.Serve with a cold wine or sparkling wine. View Homepage

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 in the past 10 years and it won’t be long until more people start using English in these day-to-day situations. Glen AGreatDream.com japantoday.com You Really Don’t Need Japanese, Do You? “Of the roughly 20 countries I’ve been to, Japan is probably the most set up to accommodate people who don’t speak the local language. Many people live here with no more than a handful of simple phrases and do just fine. Lots of signs and menus are in English, and the entire population has received at least six years of English education. Even if you try to speak Japanese, it may not work. Sometimes no matter how perfectly you ask a question in Japanese, you’ll get an answer in English, or at least dumbed-down Japanese. Contrary to many countries that demand you speak the local language, Japan sometimes seems to prefer you don’t speak Japanese.”

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 request from people who are looking for free language software. The software listed on this website is free to use and can be updated by request as well. 500 yen teacher training in Sapporo, Japan ETJ-Hokkaido (Facebook Page) Common English Idioms List of Common English Idioms and Phrases with Their Meaning above board: honest, openad lib: improvise, interpolateafter all: in spite of the situation; neverthelessagainst the grain: contrary to someone’s feelings, principlesall along: all the timeall ears: eager to listenall of a sudden: no differenceall thumbs: clumsyapple of one’s eye: very dear, preciousapple of discord: subject of envy or quarrelas a rule: generally, usuallyas far as I know: if I have correct informationas far as I am concerned: in my opinionas for me/ as to me: in my opinionas well: also, tooat first sight: from the first glance; at once; at first glanceat odds with: in disagreement withat random: at this timebackseat driver: a passenger who tells you how to driveballpark figure: approximate estimate (in figures)bark at the moon: do a useless thing; waste timebark up the wrong tree: accuse or pursue the wrong person; misdirect one’s effortsbe about to: readybe all in: be extremely tiredbe back on one’s feet: healthy again or better financiallybeat around the bush: avoid giving a clear/definite answerbe behind the times: be old-fashioned, outdatedbe beside oneself: be very upset, nervous, worriedbe better off: be in a better situation (financially)be broke: have no money at all; be penniless, bankruptbe hard on something or someone: treat roughlybe high on one’s list: be one of the most important thingsbe in charge of something: be responsible forbe in good health: be healthybe in poor health: be […]

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 35 quickly 25 27 quezals 25 27 quetzal 25 27 quokkas 24 25 quicken 22 25 quacked 23 25 quicker 22 24 quaking 21 24 quickie 22 24 quipped 21 24 quixote 23 24 quippus 20 24 quakily 23 24 quibble 20 24 quaffed 23 24 quipper 20 23 quavery 22 23 quaffer 22 23 qualify 22 23 quivery 22 23 qubytes 21 22 quondam 19 22 qabalah 21 22 quiches 21 22 quirked 21 22 quantum 18 22 quahaug 20 22 quaichs 21 22 quamash 21 22 queenly 19 21 quantic 18 21 quavers 19 21 quayage 20 21 quintic 18 21 quinces 18 21 qiviuts 19 21 quahogs 20 21 quadric 19 21 queuing 17 21 quivers 19 21 quaggas 18 21 quaighs 20 21 quomodo 19 21 qwertys 22 21 quakers 20 21 quorums 18 21 quakier 20 21 quohogs 20 21 quinary 19 20 quoting 17 20 quartic 18 20 quangos 17 20 quelled 17 20 quiring 17 20 quietly 19 20 qabalas 18 20 quashed 20 20 quality 19 20 quadded 19 20 queerly 19 20 quilled 17 20 qurshes 19 19 quinela 16 19 quilted 17 19 quillet 16 19 quinols 16 19 quintal 16 19 quintan 16 19 quintin 16 19 quoined 17 19 quinone 16 19 quinoid 17 19 quinine 16 19 quinins 16 19 quinnat 16 19 quinina 16 19 quillai 16 19 queller 16 19 quailed 17 19 quantal 16 19 queened 17 19 quanted 17 19 quashes 19 19 quasher 19 19 quintes 16 18 quintet 16 18 quarrel 16 18 querida 17 18 queered 17 18 quitted 17 18 quadrat 17 18 quartan 16 18 quoited 17 18 qindars 17 18 quintas 16 18 quassin 16 18 quirted 17 18 6 […]

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 of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is “an English language test designed specifically to measure the everyday English skills of people working in an international environment.” Why should you do the TOEIC test? It is a globally recognized assessment to evaluate the English skills of non-native English learners.o It is increasingly being demanded by business corporations that seek individuals that are highly competent in English to support international projects and overseas business expansions. In this world of globalization, you will be able to gain more linguistic skills to communicate effectively both in the work place and in your private life. As we are well-aware, the job market is highly competitive and you need a competitive advantage to be distinct from other job applicants. Getting a high TOEIC score will support you to be highlighted from other job applicants, so that will be noticed by hiring managers. A high TOEIC score will demonstrate to your hiring managers and superiors at work that you have made an effort to improve your skills and to achieve self-development. It will enhance your image and lead to better career prospects. How should you prepare for the TOEIC Test? The above key points will undoubtedly motivate you to get a high score on your TOEIC test. Although there might be many methods to improve your skills, here are some ways that can help you to get a high TOEIC score. Learn new vocabulary: set a goal of learning 10 new words each day. After you understand the meaning of the words, apply them in a sentence. See whether you can make grammatically correct sentences with them. […]

New English/Japanese Textbooks & Resources

Textbooks: 7 new Eiken books, one English Q&A book, and many more (^-^) 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/competition will be starting soon. Feel free to start now if you like. * Touch typing / study software * Glen Sapporo Eikaiwa AGreatDream.com Effective textbook reading Effective textbook reading is a key study skill for student success. Nearly every class makes you read them. “Makes” is the right word here. “Requires,” “forces,” or “insists” will also work. Few people read textbooks unless they have to. If you read textbooks for fun, shoot me an email. I need to interview you, because I don’t think you exist. Reading textbooks is weird. That’s right – weird. Granted, we all have to read them. But even you bookworms – the kinds of people who devour the Twilight books in one week, or Harry Potter, or the Hunger Games books – know that textbooks are a bit weird. Think about it. Textbooks are the only books you read today that have pictures on nearly every page (Dr. Seuss fans excluded). In fact, should you be forced to read a textbook without pictures, you are in real trouble. Those books get seriously tough. Nevertheless, understanding how to read a textbook is vital. The goal of a textbook is simple: inform and educate. The goal of the Harry Potter books is very different. Novels tell stories. Textbooks communicate ideas through explanations of information. Because of this, you need a different strategy for reading textbooks. Follow these four easy steps to get on your way. Textbooks 1. Don’t read front to back (aka, READ BACKWARDS) Reading a textbook chapter front to back ensures that you will waste time. I know it’s counter-intuitive to not read a book front […]