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A Friend’s Son
Last week, a friend of ours brought his son over to talk about Japan. This young man really wants to move to Japan. Today, she tells a little more about this son and the challenges he has to overcome. #learnJapanese #JapaneseImmersion
- 前回 last time; last episode
- 息子くん (other person’s) son
- 我が家 my home; our house
- 遊びに来た came to visit
- 若者 young man
- 憧れている longing for; admiring; attracted by
- 田舎町 small town; country small town
- 同じ年頃 about the same age
- あっという間に in no time
- 話し相手 conversation partner; someone to talk to
- 文化に浸りたい to want to be immersed in (Japanese) culture
- 軍隊 military
- 眼科の先生 Ophthalmologist; eye doctor
- 基地 (military) base
- ポロリと漏らした let slip
- 宣言 declaration
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