What qualifications do you need to teach English in Japan?
This is probably the most common question I get.
Before making the choice to move to Japan, there are some things you might want to be aware of first. One. People speak Japanese in Japan. Get used to Japanese or … Continue reading
My reasons for preferring hostels are: cost, kitchen, and built in community. If you just need a safe place to sleep and don’t plan to spend much time there during … Continue reading
Test prep has a lot in common with company lessons, that is, if the course is organized under a company who hires language teachers. If you’re awesome at Japanese, you … Continue reading
What new year traditions do you celebrate after the new year? Keep in mind all the things you do for the first time in the year, as they are sort of special.
(To make a) New Year’s Resolution 新年の抱負「を立てる」 Shinnen no houfu (wo tateru) Japanese people don’t really have a tradition to make new year’s resolutions, but not all Americans bother with … Continue reading
It’s about time, an article about teaching English in Japan! It’s been a while since I’ve felt like I really have anything new to say on the topic, but there … Continue reading
It’s been a while! I’m loving the fall weather because it’s warm today, but it finally started getting cold in mid November. We went on a fall related outing this … Continue reading
The first time I ever visited Japan, I flew into Narita Airport in late March, super excited for my adventure even after the long flight from the states. I remember … Continue reading
If you pay attention, you might notice people using chap stick every now and again. Did you notice what kind it is? I’ve seen a lot of people in Japan … Continue reading