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pronunciation
February 24, 2015

Overcome Pronunciation Hurdles with Your Japanese Students

The more you understand your student, the better you can educate them; and pronunciation is no exception.

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February 18, 2015

Beautiful Otaru: A Trip to Remember in Hokkaido

A delightful trip to the small small harbor city of Otaru.

yokosuka-burger
February 7, 2015

The Yokosuka Burger: An American Tradition

When you’re living as a foreigner in Japan, you try to assimilate to the culture as much as possible, especially…

jlpt-books
January 29, 2015

My Experience Taking the JLPT Overseas

When I first heard of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) being offered outside of Japan, I was ecstatic. Finally,…

coffee-shop
January 6, 2015

6 Tips for Your First Private Language Lesson

What to Expect at Your First Coffee Shop English Lesson in Japan

emperor-birthday
December 21, 2014

Meeting the Emperor of Japan at His Imperial Palace

Visiting the Emperor’s residence on his birthday is a fun Japanese cultural and historical experience.

hello-kitty
December 13, 2014

40 Years of Hello Kitty: 4 Signs She’s Not Just for Kids Anymore

It’s a Hello Kitty world and we just live in it.

A Last Sunset In Tokyo 2013
December 9, 2014

The World’s Tallest Tower: Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree is a fun experience any time of year. Make it a goal to take in this incredible sightseeing opportunity during your stay in Japan.

sailors
December 7, 2014

1944 and 2014: A Look at Japan’s Then and Now

A lot has changed in the last 70 years between Japan and America. What does the next 70 years hold for the two countries?

wine-onsen
November 25, 2014

Yunessun Hot Springs Resort and Spa

Tired of a regular onsen? How does a coffee, tea or wine onsen sound?

beer-museum
November 21, 2014

A Taste of Europe at the World Beer Museum

Drink your way around the world at the World Beer Museum.

chinatown
November 15, 2014

A World Away in Yokohama’s Chinatown

With so many restaurants, shops, and sights, Yokohama’s Chinatown offers something for everyone.

Businesswoman in the office on the phone with headset, Skype
November 12, 2014

Teaching English Lessons In-person vs Online

Teaching online is just as fulfilling and rewarding as any other style of teaching

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