Isesaki School English Magazine

This Issue: 2018 – Summer, Vol. 2, Issue 2


This is the eighth issue of Impress, issued August, 2018.
Read more about the 2018 Impress English Haiku Contest here: 2018 Impress English Haiku Contest.


Download the PDF here.


Covers and Introduction
Road Trip, Dino Reichmuth [CC0],
Caitlin Sullivan, Courtesy of Len Cabrera (USAF) [PD],
Isesaki Background Image, Isesaki City,
Regrets, Emma Freud (the Guardian),

History of Transportation
History of the Automobile, Wikipedia,
Oldsmobile Model 6C…, Lars-Göran Lindgren [CC BY-SA 3.0],
VW 1302…, Lothar Spurzem [CC BY-SA 2.0],
Toyota Prius…, Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz [CC BY-SA 3.0],
2010 Mitsubishi i-MiEV, OSX [PD],
Nissan Leaf…, Tennen-Gas [CC BY-SA 3.0],
Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5…, courtesy of Tesla Motors Inc.,
T-model Ford…, Longhair [PD],
First Automobile in Japan…, La France Automobile [PD],
Replica of the Benz…, Softeis [CC BY-SA 3.0],
Thomas Parker’s Electric Car, unknown [PD],
Toyota Corolla, TTTNIS [CC0],
Joseph Cugnot’s 1770 Fardier à Vapeur, Joe deSousa [CC0],

Car Culture in the Philippines
Jeepney, Rick St. John [CC0],
Jeepney, MonicaVolpin [CC0],
Such Beauty, Murtaza Imran Ali from Karachi, Pakistan [CC BY 2.0],
Hello Kitty and Louis Vuitton…, Takeaway [CC BY-SA 3.0],
Dekotora…, Sanberdoo [CC BY 2.0],
Beep Beep Jeep!, Keith Bacongco [CC BY 2.0],
Barry Wong…, Courtesy of Michael Kitchens (USMC) [PD],
A Typical Jeepney…, Lawrence Ruiz [CC BY-SA 4.0],
Jeep Willys…, Contando Estrelas [CC BY-SA 2.0],

Stories from the World Cup
Restroom Sign, Maliz Ong [CC0],
A Possible Dive, Mahmood Hosseini (Tasnim News Agency) [CC BY 4.0],
Neymar, Кирилл Венедиктов ( [CC BY-SA 3.0],
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and Emmanuel Macron…, [CC BY 4.0],
Japanese Team’s World Cup Locker Room, courtesy of unknown source via Tancredi Palmeri (used with permission),
نحن القادرون بإختلاف .., courtesy of the Alhassan Foundation for Differently Abled Inclusion‎ (used with permission),
Toilet Use, the Japan Times,

Summer Travel
List of Japanese Municipal Flags, Various (Wikipedia) [PD],
Various Country Flags, the CIA World Factbook, US CIA [PD],
Tourism Stats, JTB Tourism Research & Consulting Co.,
Top 10 Destinations, TripAdvisor,
These are the World’s Most Visited Cities, Euromonitor,
No Vacation Nation…, Rafat Ali (Skift),
Family Vacations Still a Popular Priority…, Julie Hall (AAA),
Hong Kong, Nextvoyage [CC0],
London, 12019 [CC0],
Singapore, Kin Pastor [CC0],
UAE, Aleksandar Pasaric [CC0],
New York, Ngd2 [CC0],
Tokyo, LittleMouse [CC0],
Kyoto, Negative Space [CC0],
Osaka, Sangyeon [CC0],
USA, TheDigitalArtist [CC0],
China, Zhang Kaiyv [CC0],
Korea, kkw0812 [CC0],
Taiwan, Belle Co [CC0],
Thailand, BiG-FOTOSKIT [CC0],
Thailand, [CC0],
Hong Kong, Jimmy Chan [CC0],
France, HPGruesen[CC0],
Fukuoka, Theerab [CC0],
Macau, ImageDragon [CC0],
Sapporo, Cegoh [CC0],
Okinawa, Kadoyatakumi [CC0],
Hakone, Voltordu [CC0],
Yokohama, Koshinuke_mcfly [CC0],
Italy, Babelphotography [CC0],
Jet Plane, Marc Wieland [CC0],
Airplane, Deniz Altindas [CC0],

Summer Heat
Hot Sun, David Law [CC0],
2017 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record, courtesy of NASA [PD],
…An Urban Heat Island, courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech [PD],
Blank World Map, Canuckguy [PD],
Ali Mahziar, Meysam.Ebrahimi [CC BY-SA 3.0],
Japan Satellite, NASA [PD],
Death Valley, JungR [CC0],
Japan: Heat Spikes to 41.1C, Junko Ogura, Kaori Enjoji and James Griffiths (CNN),

Changing Lives
Profile photos courtesy of Junichi Kubota
Barack Obama, Marc Nozell [CC BY 2.0],

Things in Summer
Van Gogh Painting Sunflowers, Paul Gauguin (Google Cultural Institute) [PD],
A 1297 Copy of the Magna Carta, Marcus Wong [CC BY-SA 4.0],
Stravinski Tijdens een Concert in Warschau op 29 mei 1965, Dutch National Archives (ANEFO) [CC BY-SA 3.0],
Diary of Anne Frank 28 Sep 1942, Anne Frank ( [PD],
Photograph of Buddy the Dog…, The U.S. National Archives [PD],
Donuts, Courtney Prather [CC0],
Northpole Sign, Hannes Grobe (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research) [CC BY-SA-3.0],

Haiku Contest
Kuwamaru Running, Isesaki City,

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