Our next Star of the Month is Motomi Maruyama. Motomi has really improved over the last few months. She always tries her best in class and even writes a diary in English. Keep up the good work! Below is an interview with Motomi, to find out a little more about her.
Q: What is your name?
A: My name is Motomi Maruyama.
Q: What do you do in your free time?
A: Usually I study English. In winter I like skiing, and in summer I like going to the seaside.
Q: How long have you been studying English?
A: For 7 months.
Q: What is your goal with English in life?
A: My nephews are really good at English. I want to talk in English with them. And I want to use English when I travel overseas.
Q: What’s your favourite English word or phrase?
A: I find it interesting how names of things like animals or flowers are often very short in Japanese but very long in English. For example, “kiku” (きく) is “chrysanthemum” in English.