Monday, August 13, 2007

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Last Friday, we went to Nina’s house. Of course, this was my first time in an American house, so I was surprised at many different points between American and Japanese houses. For instance, in American, we enter the house with wearing shoes, but in Japan, we do it after we take them off. I think shoes are very dirty because we go to various places with the shoes, so in this point, I like the Japanese custom. But, I like home party like last Friday night, which many people come in the home, eating or drinking something, talking with the members, and enjoying that time. Don’t you agree?
After visiting Nina’s house, we went to Karaoke bar, of course drinking no alcohol. :) In this Karaoke bar, we could sing American song and Japanese popular song, so we were very excited! I sang songs of Japanese and American artists such as lemiolomen, YUI, Mr. Children, Ikimonogakari, Bump of chicken. Moreover, I could sing with Laura and Sophia. It was very happy memory for me! I try to train singing in Japan, and sing songs with them again.
In this trip, I like America’s culture better, so after going back Japan, I study English very hard, and come back to this Washington DC to study. For them, I have many problems, but I never give up.


Nina Liakos said...

Yuichiro, I am excited to read that this program has inspired you to study English hard so that you can return to study here, maybe in graduate school or for a year abroad. But can it be true that there is a singing group called Bump of Chicken???

Hiromi said...

Hello, Yuichiro!
Visiting Nina's house for the cookout sounds really interesting. ^^ I guess I felt exactly the same way when I entered the American house with my shoes on! I really felt strange at the time, and I even feel so sometime. Behaving the way the Americans do there literally makes you realize that you're a Japanese, right?

Don't you think it's awesome to be able to sing the Japanese songs in the US? And I'm glad to know that you had a good time singing with Laura and Sophia!