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This is what I don't understand, please reword it:

I was eager to help my daughter's wedding including reviewing photographs of flower arrangements from the road and making time for tastings and dress selections back home.


Hello and sorry for the very late reply!

That sounds like poorly translated English, but it looks familiar to me, so I'll try and help you out!

I think the person is trying to say this:

"I really wanted to help my daughter with her wedding.  I wanted to look at photographs of flower arrangements while I was on my way to the wedding.  I also wanted to make sure I had time to taste the catering and also to help her select a dress before the wedding."

Hope that helps!

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Brian Connelly


I can answer pretty much any question a student might have about English; about grammar, vocabulary, meanings of words, phrases, expressions or idioms, pronunciation, etc. I can answer questions about how to learn or study English better, how to improve certain aspects of communication (listening, writing, speaking, etc), about why we have certain rules.


I've been teaching English in Japan, mainly as a private (one-to-one) teacher, but also at companies such as Universal Studios or international airports. I have taught professional interpreters and translators and I have also taught students who dropped out of high school and never learned any English. Several years ago I acquired the CELTA and I have been running my own classroom for the past year.

None in particular, but I work with a number of companies who regularly introduce me to new students and occasionally to other companies that are looking for English teachers.


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I currently have approximately 40 individual students with whom I work one on one. I have also worked with local manufacturing companies, colleges, local retailers, as well as Sharp, Universal Studios, Itami International Airport, Kobe International Airport

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