Category Archives: Teaching

Japanese people say the darndest things 2: My students

This post is brought to you by the Thursday class I refer to as my “life judges”.  Last week I did an activity to practice their writing skills.  I picked 7 pictures out of an 80’s English Textbook and they … Continue reading

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Japanese people say the darndest things 1: My Manager

This post was bound to happen.  If you follow me on twitter at all, you’ve probably already seen some of the stuff that comes from the mouths of both my students and the Japanese people I work with. The adults … Continue reading

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Teacher post: Dealing with “The Mob”

Generally, I like teaching on Fridays.  My students are easy to get along with, listen well, repeat well, and aren’t afraid to ask questions. There’s a class I have on Friday I refer to as “The Mob” in my lesson … Continue reading

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Teacher post: Oh, Thursdays…

Generally, I like my teaching job.  I can be very flexible with my lessons, I like my coworkers, and the pay relative to my schedule is great.  I’ve written mostly positive things about my teaching experiences and I try to … Continue reading

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Teacher post: The Wee Ones

I know I haven’t written much about teaching.  I’ve done most of my storytelling and ranting and laughing about my job with other human beings here.  I forget that teaching English in Japan is a topic many people are interested … Continue reading

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