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Ever thought of teaching English abroad? “Yeah, sick, I hear of people doing it. That would be a blast!”

Maybe you’ve heard of the Japanese Exchange & Teaching Program?

Well, I had never heard of it until 3 months before the application deadline and I was lucky enough to be chosen after months of waiting. Here I’ll tell you what its like to be placed in and teach at a small rural Japanese town with no English speakers for about 200 km in any direction and with no Japanese language skills of your own.

It actually is a blast!