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When your family come home from a distant place, what messages do you write to your family on a board at an airport to surprise and embarrass them, or make them laugh?…Continue
Hello, everyone. My name is Tam. I am from Japan. I join in EC to improve my English and communicate with people in other countries. I write about Japan and things I am interested in. I want to know…Continue
Some countries have kings and some countries instead have presidents. Countries that have a king usually have a prime minister, who is at the top of the government. People can directly choose a president and indirectly a prime minister in their country through election. However, people can't choose their King. If the king who has power is a tyrant, his nation will suffer under him. Because people in France thought they didn't need a king, a historical…Continue
It was when I was about five years old. I was sleeping with my parents in an upstairs room, which had a window that lead to a balcony. I woke up at midnight and looked out of the window. Then I saw something white floating in the dark and thought it was a ghost. Though I was very frightened, I soon fell asleep again because I felt my parents would protect me. After that, I became frightened of ghosts when I was a child, but when I became an adult and thought…Continue
In 1992, a Japanese foreign student was shot to death by a man in the U.S. This tragedy was caused by mistakes. He, who was dressed up for Halloween, visited a man's house to get Halloween treats. But the man mistook him for a robber and said "Freeze". However he got closer to the man while laughing and said "I have come to Halloween party", because he mistook "Freeze" for "Please" . At that time, he was shot to death by the man. This accident made Japanese…Continue
Views on guns are various and depend on the country and person. In Japan, people aren't allowed to have guns except for policemen, soldiers and hunters. In the case of hunters, they need to apply to the Japanese government for a license and be examined thoroughly. Japan is one of the countries that control gun ownership most thoroughly. So gun crimes in Japan are less than most other countries.
On the other hand, I think…