Andrew Smith

I am an American English teacher living in Japan with a passion for music and adventure. Growing up in a small town in Texas, I never imagined myself living in such an exciting and interesting place. I like to spend my time exploring some of the lesser-known areas of Tokyo and learning about the city's unique culture.



How To Use Music To Improve Your Japanese Language Level

Using music as way to learn Japanese is an easy and unique way to increase your pronunciation, vocabulary and reading skills. It's also a lot of fun!

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Let’s Go to the Beach!

Today is Ocean Day in Japan and in honor of this holiday here are a couple of fun beach vacation spots in Japan.

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Where to Study Japanese in Japan

Deciding on where to study in Japan is a difficult decision. Both the big cities and the small towns have their pros and cons.

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