Pages tagged with japan

Teaching Adult English Classes

A collection of my thoughts and advice from my English conversation lessons taught to an adult class. A handful of ideas on topics, and awkwardly generic recommendations.

Grocery Shopping in Japan

10/19/2007

(This entry contains a number of pictures and may load a bit slowly on some connections.) I spend a lot of my day thinking about the next meal. In conjunction with that I do a lot of grocery shopping. Here is an annotated pictorial of my groceries.

Introducing my Japanese Kitchen

10/21/2007

A quick overview of the kitchen in my apartment. It has accumulated two decades worth of stuff... but still doesn't have a rice cooker. Damn.

A Year Later, Home From Japan

08/09/2008

As many of you (if anyone actually reads these) already know, I am back from Japan. Here are a few thoughts about returning back to America.

Introduction to Kamioka-cho, Hida-shi, Gifu-ken, Japan

An introduction to the lovely town I have been living in for some five months now. Lots of pictures to illustrate the points that words never can.

Packaging of Renu Contact Solution

01/01/2008

A quick look at the packaging for Renu contact solution in America and Japan.

Driving on the Left Side

01/09/2008

A few thoughts and pictures of my stylish Suzuki Wagon R that cheerfully (it has a flower sticker on the door to the gas tank) escorts me through the rural landscapes of Kamioka.

Applying to the JET Programme

07/19/2007

So maybe you want to apply to the JET Programme. Maybe you already did. This is what your experience will be, or was, like. Except its really my experience with the words "I" and "me" inconsistently replaced with the word "you".

Reliable Mealtime Friends

10/20/2007

A look at a few of my favorite meals for myself in Japan. Nothing fancy, but dependable friends in times of need.

Teaching Elementary Classes as an ALT

Teaching elementary lessons has been one of the banes of my time as an Assistant Language Teacher. It just isn't part of my job that I enjoy. Here are a few tips and thoughts about the experience.

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