Numbers in Spanish: To Order Tacos!

If you have street tacos track or stand near you, we highly recommend trying their foods! Not to mention they have authentic tastes and flavors, it is usually less expensive than dining in Mexican restaurant. Trying as many tacos track as possible while we are in Los Angeles might be one of our pleasures. Another reason that I enjoy being there is to learn (or just listen to) Spanish; Most people order and converse with the vendors in Spanish. I have never tried ordering in Spanish yet, but before I leave LA, I'd like to try it at least once. Hence, I made a memo of the minimum necessary Spanish …

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Button Audio Player with One Audio File

The audio player button I introduced in the following post uses two audio files in accordance with the developer's instruction. However, I feel that using only the .mp3 file might be enough (due to my laziness), and have no problems so far. So, I'd also like to share how I modified the JavaScript file so as not to cause errors. Remove or Comment Out Some Lines After downloading the fantastic JavaScript file from the developer's website, remove (or comment out) some lines as follows. // lines to remove or comment out // line 37 var setDir = './' ; // 音声ファイルがあるフォルダ(最後は[/]) // line 62 & 63 if( audio.canPlayType( 'audio/mp3' ) …

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WordPress: Button Audio Player Without Plugins

This post shares how to create a button that plays audio or has sound effects on click. This function is developed by, who is a Japanese developer. (reference: I am using this button especially to demonstrate pronunciations for foreign languages as in the following article (see the "Vocabulary" section). Here is another simple example: (When you click the bird icon, it sings.) This fascinating function turns Icons, images, texts, or anything into an audio button. I will walk you through how to introduce this button in WordPress. Download A JavaScript File First, we download a JavaScript file from the developer's website: The file is named "sounds-multi.js" and …

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Vocabulary Building: Divergent Chapter 1

I am a huge fan of the Divergent series written by an American novelist Ms. Veronica Roth in 2011. Since when I first watched the movie Divergent, I have been fascinated by the story, and the word "Divergent" who cannot be categorized in one label. To the society in this story, "Divergent" means abnormal, a threat to society, or need to be excluded. But to me, "Divergent" is very natural humanity, and it should be appreciated. As I feel like I am Divergent, —and probably most people are— I highly empathize with the Divergents in the story, especially Tris (Beatrice), which is one of the reasons I favor this story. …