Scotland-born Liam has lived in Asia since 2006. He has spent more than 6 years in Japan, and currently works in Osaka as a writer and English teacher.
Combine your study time and your chill out time with these five shows that will entertain you and help improve your Japanese.
Dating in Japan can certainly present a variety of challenges, but few can be more challenging than introducing your Japanese partner to your parents for the first time.
The number of foreign and multiracial students in Japan has increased a great deal since I first came to Japan. What can we, as teachers, do to aid inclusion?
As Japan's footballing stock continues to rise, there's never been a better time to follow your closest city’s professional soccer club.
Your English accent is a part of your teacher DNA so make it a part of your lessons, too.
Bureaucrats everywhere aren't always that easy to deal with, but here are three handy tips to help you do just that where you teach in Japan.
How can we deliver engaging, informative lessons that students will retain, when neither they — nor you — want to be in a sweltering classroom with no AC?
Japan's gifting culture is impressive, but it can create some confusion for those unfamiliar with the concept.
Sometimes, simple steps can make a big difference — like these ideas for helping ALTs and dispatch companies in Japan reach more mutually beneficial relationships.
When teaching in Japanese classrooms, inspiration for ways to help can sometimes come from the most unlikely sources — and don’t always involve your English lessons.
What’s the point in having all that free time as an ALT if you can’t make good use of it?
As an assistant language teacher, sometimes it’s who you are here rather than where you come from that matters most to your students