Past Hokudai/Cast Entries

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Hokudai/Cast 45: Fear of Spiders, Snakes & Snowboarding?

Hokukdai/Cast 45 discusses  the difference between high school and Hokuriku University English, snowboarding, learning English in China, and two exchange students' first impression of Japan. 

Hokudai/Cast 45 Contents

0:00 - 0:35Introduction
0:40 - 1:12Snowboarding
1:15 - 2:15High School and Hokuriku University English
2:20 - 4:55Studying English in China
5:00 - 8:35Word/Play: Phobias!
8:40 - 9:35First Impressions (In Chinese)
9:40 - 14:00 Bed Spins by Manzi
14:00 - 14:28 Contact Information

Word/Play will play on your fears: phobias (=fears) are discussed with four common phobias – fear of snakes, spiders, heights, and small spaces.
The four words are: 

Japanese English Chinese
高所恐怖症 acrophobia 恐高症 fear of high places
閉所恐怖症 claustrophobia  狭窄空间恐惧症 fear of small spaces
クモ恐怖症 arachnophobia 蜘蛛恐惧症 fear of spiders
ヘビ類恐怖症 ophidiophobia 蛇类恐惧症 fear of snakes

The music is Bed Spins by Manzi. The lead singer of Manzi is a sophomore here at Hokuriku University.

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