Episode 5: Torrential Downpour
Some parts of Japan have recently been hit by some of the worst rain on record. Three Kyodo News reporters -- Yamaguchi-san, Ed and Horiuchi-san -- discuss the numerous ways to phrase "rain" in English, their experiences of storms across Japan and Australia, and go off on a tangent about wines from Luxembourg.
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Kyodo News presents a bilingual podcast for English learners about the ins and outs of news writing and how to translate tricky Japanese phrases into English. Have fun listening to journalists discuss recent articles as they occasionally go off on unrelated tangents.