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Is it your dream to teach English in Japan?

Why do people move to Japan?

My friend Shogo told me his theory on why people move to Japan to become English teachers. He speaks English well and made a lot of English teacher friends. This is what the English teachers had in common.

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Am I Qualified to Teach English in Japan?

What qualifications do you need to teach English in Japan?

This is probably the most common question I get.

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Outings (3)

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Outings (1&2)

A new series about living in Japan, called “Outings,” in which I share (in English and random Japanese) my sketchbook entries about the little outings I go on with my … Continue reading

May 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Home” With New Eyes

A collection of Engrish related to holidays.

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spiritual Engrish

These references to Kami-sama, or God, made me laugh a little.

May 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Engrish

Some random restaurant Engrish photos.

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Engrish on Food Packaging

It’s far too common that the text in English sounds a bit off.

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

How The Flu Cost Me Over 105,000 Yen

No one said getting sick is cheap, but I thought I’d break down my costs (or losses) based on catching the flu at an inconvenient time. (Really, when is the … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Screenshot Engrish

It’s not only when I’m outside that I notice Engrish. Here are a couple shots taken from the comfort of my own home.   Sure, the pronunciation difference between ‘ankle’ … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Time for a Holiday / Vacation?

There are a few main types of travel for those of us living in Japan, and each has it’s pros and cons, of course.

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Create a Great Self Introduction

Welcome to Japan! Are you ready to introduce yourself (a lot)?

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

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