Ann has lived in Fremont, Michigan since she was born.
Fremont is on the north side of the United States.
Michigan is famous for the Great Lakes. They are very large, so they look like the sea.
Ann loves her hometown very much.
In Fremont, there are a lot of beautiful lakes and mountains, too.
Last year she came to Yahaba in Iwate.
So it was very exciting for her to stay in Yahaba.
She has never studied Japanese before, but she tried to communicate with her host family in Japanese. Her host family was very nice to her,
Two weeks later, she went back to Fremont.
We are glad to hear that she is studying Japanese very hard in Fremont now.
Do you know why she is trying hard?
She will be able to write e-mails to her host family soon.
- But she wants to send e-mails to her host family.
- So, she is trying to learn Japanese and she is enjoying it.
- We know that it is very difficult for her to write Japanese.
north side：北部 the Great Lakes：五大湖 be able to：～できる
so she could have a good time.
She often enjoys swimming and fishing there in summer.
Yahaba is not a very big town, but there is a lot of nature.
because we study Japanese at school every day.
That was not her first visit to a foreign country.