In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “New.” In Japan there is a tradition called Hatsumode – the […]
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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!
And Emperor Komei Said, “Learn To Read!”
Recently, the senior high school that I’m teaching English at here in Japan just celebrated its 150th anniversary. That’s right […]
How I managed a homemade Thanksgiving in Japan!
In my previous blog I showed you all a Thanksgiving event put on by the Japan-America Society of Osaka. While […]