Show 19 Friday 21 April

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日本語

STICK NEWS

Kia Ora, in Stick News today, graffiti has been found scrawled on the pillar of a temple in Japan. We bring you this report.

Some Temples in Japan have signs that say “no graffiti” in several languages. But the signs alone are obviously not enough.
It was reported yesterday that graffiti has been found on pillar at Horyuji Temple in Nara.
It’s not all bad news though, one of the perpetrators was spreading a message of love. “I love everybody” was written in Japanese.
Positive messages in graffiti aren’t found only in the national treasures of Nara.
In Tokyo, near the Stick News headquarters, the work of conscientious graffiti artists is on display on a concrete wall, along the river. This artist even altered the work after discovering a spelling mistake.

And the government has announced there will be a 50% increase in the size of the signs at Horyuji Temple.
And they’re also providing funding for an education course titled: ways to profess your love other than writing it on a temple pillar.
And that was Stick News for Friday the 21st of April.
Kia Ora.

conversations with sarah
# 15 I’ve been meaning to send you an email.

Sarah is just walking into a department store and runs into her friend Tom.
Step 1: Repeat Tom’s lines.
Step 2: Read Tom’s lines on the screen and talk to Sarah!

Tom Hi Sarah.

Sarah Oh, hello. How are you? I haven’t seen you for ages.

Tom Yeah. I’m good. How are you?

Sarah Not too bad. Hey I’ve been meaning to send you an email.

Tom What about?

Sarah Um, you know Dave’s leaving next month aye …

Tom Yeah. He’s moving to China right.

Sarah Yeah, yeah. I was thinking of organizing something … like, maybe … get together for drinks or something before he goes.

Tom Sounds good. Hey, I’ve gotta go, I’m on my way to work, but let me know when you’ve decided the date and stuff.

Sarah O.K. I’ll do that. See you later.

Tom Bye.

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