“A,” a 20-something Japanese girl, learns English via Skype from an American who goes by “Pony.” As a learning exercise, Pony shows A popular images from the internet and has her write two or three short sentences describing them in English.
The results are charming and hilarious. Pony and A have a joint tumblr chronicling their lessons together.
She was eating cotton candy, and the cloud got close to her. The cloud said, “If you give me cotton candy, I will fall candy instead of rain.” She gave it to the cloud, but she didn’t believe him. However, now a lot of candy is falling from the sky, he kept his promise to her.
Don’t look at me weirdly. I’m taking a rest here because I was tired of searching for my girlfriend. According to rumors, she goes steady with a prince and she wants to be a human. I don’t believe it, but I saw a woman who was really similar to her and she looked happy with the prince.
My dog is like the reincarnation of Beethoven because he plays the piano all alone. I haven’t taught how to play the piano before, but he knows it for some reason. What’s more, his music is partly similar to Beethoven’s music. He’s the apple of my eye, but he’s a genuine genius.
I wanted to take a chips-bath. I have dreamed it for a long time, but I couldn’t it come true because I didn’t have enough money. It seemed to to be a small matter, but it was a big matter. However, I won the lottery! I can buy chips as many as I want to now!
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