The partial summary of “Finding Japan” 2008/02/28
Chapter1: A short history of Japan and its periods
Topic: About Cultural transition between JOMON
in JapanAfter correcting
It is said that the period of JOMON
began at 8,000
. and continued until around 300 to 200 BC
. In this period, native Japanese lived
with same species together
as a tribe and
learned started to develop their
action. For example they
paddy to grow rice, they
and they began
to hunt animals and fish
. But, they hadn
social class yet in
After that Later
period called “YAYOI
continued around the 3rd century BC
. Personally, I think the specific differences between JOMON and YAYOI are whether they have social stratification or not and whether they touch other region or not. In this period
, there was a queen called “Himiko
It is said that she sent envoys to China and they brought China’s culture to Japan. So, written Japanese language today has similar Chinese characters
such as known as
today Japan has the Japanese written language that is similar to Chinese one such as “Kanji”.!!Pay attention!!
B.C.= before Christ
B.C.E.= Before the Common Era (infrequently
"begin" is the verb focusing on beginning
"start" is the verb focusing on process
The most meaning of this essay tell facts, so you shouldn't mention your own idea so that the essay will develop.Think at the appropriate writing type in each essay. 2nd essay
29 February 2008
Topic: The answer of 'Internet Task' at chapter 1 in level 5 on BerlitzEnglish
1. Choose two events that you think are interesting. Which events did you choose?
these two of events below. the following events
/ the events
Volleyball and BBQ Saturday, July 16, 2005
Recycling Committee Monday, August 01, 2005
2. Why did you choose these events?
The reason why I chose the former event is that I'm a (big)
fan of playing sports using a ball such as futsal
, basketball, volleyball and also I really like to do outdoor activities
such as BBQ, trekking, and
The reason why I chose the latter
is that I'm interested in making a sustainable society in order to make the best use of limited resources
in the on
earth. I heard from a
Prof at my univ
that it's very important for us to change
mass-consumption society into
sustainable society / one that is sustainable
, therefore I chose this event.
3. What kind of people would you meet at these events?
At the former
, I would meet the people who are interested in volleyball and
like enjoy outside outdoor activities
The latter one, I would meet
people who are familiar with the social problem at Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce and are interested in these problems
4. Describe the last event you attended. What was it like? Where was it?
my a futsal
club activity to play a game at Asagaya
in Tokyo in Japan. It was very
and exciting, so I was exhausted after the game. Therefore, I
got a had
/ (I was sore~~)
the next day.
5. Did you meet any new people?
Yes, I did. At the game, I met a lot of new people. Of course, I didn't
know opposing team member meet anybody from the other team,
on my team. This is because
some of my futsal team members often turn over the team members are constantly being replaced changing such as one of the members invites his friend to we often invite our friends to join
club. Therefore, I
could was able to
talk with a lot of new people
this game.!!Pay attention!!
Shouldn't put 'And' at the begging of sentence
In particular situation, you should choose 'was able to', not 'could' because 'could' has two meanings
, but 'was able to'
has just one