Travel, Teach, Live in Japan

Re: Global English School, Matsusaka, Japan -- Eric
Update: I was also not paid in full and 3 weeks late upon deciding to leave, even after I went to the labour board. This was after they wanted me to close my bank account and "promised" they'd ...

Re: Who cares? -- Mr R
Well sir, that is a very narrow-minded view of Americans. While I do get your point, please consider the vast and incredibly diverse population of the U.S. Of course there are many ignorant people. ...

Re: Global English School, Matsusaka, Japan -- Eric
Seconded and thirded: nothing has changed at GES. The retention rate is well under 50% and you are liable to be fired at any time for any reason at the whim of a boss who doesn't care about you ...

Re: Global English School, Matsusaka, Japan -- Eden
Hi, I wish i saw your review of this school before I applied. I am working at GES now and nothing has changed. Kojima is still all over the place and vague as hell. She's giving me extra ...

I want to go to Japan, What should I need to do -- Rashid Hussain
I`m from Pakistan, I want to go to Japan and want to do a Job. What I need to do first, Can anyone kindly help me? I have done diploma of Associate Engineers (Electronics) and also six months diploma ...

WARNING: Omni International English in Narita, Japan -- Jake
I have taught in many places, but this school is so awful that I must warn other teachers about it. 1. The school doesn't provide a visa, but endlessly tells the teachers to keep waiting, even ...

Working in Japan - Help! -- sharlene
Hi My name is Sharlene and I've wanted to go and work in Japan for a long time now but it's only been recently that I've been able to start trying to make this dream come true. I thought ...

Re: aeon corporation -- Zapain
Before you even think about teaching for AEON, read, read, read and read some more on employee blogs and reviews. If you still think you want to try this, know first and foremost that AEON is a ...

Re: Teaching English in Japan - Best Company? (JET, GEOS, AEON, NOVA, ECC)? -- Voice of experience
JET is the best. If you go with Interac, your training might consist of getting yelled at by a fool named Cedric who has a massive ego and spends a lot of time telling you about what a great teacher ...
Re: Teaching English in Japan - Best Company? (JET, GEOS, AEON, NOVA, ECC)? -- eslguy
If some scrub did that to me, he (and she...equal opportunity, right?) and I would be having a long talk outside.

History of Japanese Pottery -- Christy P
There are four main types of pottery in Japan; earthenware, unglazed stoneware, glazed pottery and porcelain. Pottery emerged over ten thousand years ago during the prehistoric era. The majority of ...

Learning Japanese Online - The Pros And Cons -- Adam J Johnson
If you have been looking into learning Japanese, you may have noticed that a few online courses have started popping up in the last few years. You may have also be wondering whether they're worth ...
Re: Learning Japanese Online - The Pros And Cons -- Tom
"Pros and Cons" implies that people learning Japanese can choose between online learning and classroom learning as if these are somewhat equally effective ways of learning, and we can choose either ...

Learning Japanese - How to Start -- Adam J Johnson
The first thing you need to tackle when starting your journey into learning Japanese is a quick run through pronunciation. But WAIT! Before you tune out and the "boring" lights start blinking, ...

Learning Kanji: A Special Method To Stop Drilling And Actually Learn The Japanese Kanji! -- Santiago Madrigal
How to learn kanji in a truly efficient and effective way is one of the most known problems that any serious Japanese language learner like you must face sooner or later, whether you are in a ...

An Introduction To Japanese Business Culture -- Linguarama
When doing business in a foreign country it is always vital to understand differences in culture. This helps to avoid misunderstandings and allows development of positive and long-lasting business ...

A Closer Look At Japanese Translation—how And Why It Is More Complicated Than It Seems -- Charlene Lacandazo
Because Japan is not an English-speaking country, businesses will have to rely on having their native language translated into another language in order to reach a wider audience. But Japanese ...

How to Tip While Traveling in Japan -- Collaborator
Traveling overseas is an exciting adventure that allows you to experience first hand some of the most amazing and colorful cultures of the world. However, while traveling you may find that some of ...

Rail Travel in Japan -- Dees Stribling
Traveling by rail in Japan isn't difficult once you understand some of the basics of using the system. It isn't even necessary to know Japanese, though a little wouldn't hurt. Japan's ...

Best Packing Tips for Travel to Japan -- Isabel Prontes
Japan is a very popular travel destination. From the bustling urban centers of Tokyo and Osaka to the serene temples of Kyoto and the crisp air of Mount Fuji, traveling to Japan can be a very ...

Must-See Sights When Visiting Japan -- Alyssa Davis
Japan is a beautiful country filled with great people, interesting sights, and plenty of things to see and do. If you're planning a trip to Japan, it's worth the time and effort to make a ...

Traveling to Japan: What's Needed to Get Into and Out of the Country -- Alyssa Davis
If you're planning to travel to Japan in the future, it's never too early to start thinking about what you'll need for your trip. If you're mostly accustomed to traveling within your ...

Interesting and Offbeat Places to Visit in Tokyo -- Michael Henry
Not everyone visiting Japan is interested in the temples and museums. Sometimes to get to understand a culture you need to go beyond the places suggested by your guidebook. If you are looking for ...

Welcome to Tokyo, Why You Should Visit Tokyo Now -- Takuya Sato
Images of Japan range from the ancient temples of Kyoto and Nara, to the mystical mountain shrines of the Kii peninsula, to the ultra modern skyline of Tokyo and its denizens who have a penchant for ...

4 Reasons to Visit Tokyo -- Chris Norriss
Buzzing with excitement, this Japanese city is situated in the center of Asia Pacific travel. Fast-paced and complex, Tokyo is not only a popular tourist destination, but the trendiest place to live ...

Best Places to Visit in Tokyo -- Hendry Budiman
Tokyo is the capital of Japan located in Asia. This is not only a hot tourist place but also seems a best place to live. Here are some important reasons why you should visit Tokyo. Tokyo is a large ...

Tokyo Travel on a Budget -- Alma J.
For many years Tokyo was considered a very expensive travel destination. In those years you needed to be very wealthy to visit Tokyo, because it was one of the most expensive places on earth. Those ...

When is the Best Time to Visit Tokyo? -- Da Jo
What is the best time of the year to arrive in Tokyo? Plan your Tokyo trip based on information about Japanese holidays, peak travel seasons, Japanese festivals and climate. If this is not a business ...

Teach Yourself Japanese - Japanese Grammar Lesson - Verb (Base II) + Nagara - To Do While Verbing -- Brett McCluskey
This article's Japanese grammar construction uses the Japanese word 'nagara' Verb (Base II) + nagara - to do while 'verb'ing. With this grammar construction, both past tense and ...

Four More Mistakes For English Teachers to Avoid in the Communication Classroom in Japan -- Tom Aaron
As I stated in my first article about avoiding mistakes in teaching English communication in Japan, teaching is a learning process, for both students and teachers. In this article, I would like to ...

How to Become a Singer in Japan -- Ralph Heibutzki
Although many Westerners do not realize it, Japan boasts the world's second-largest pop music market--right after the United States. Driven by the success of icons like Hikaru Utada, Japan's ...

How to Visit a Japanese Public Bath -- Collaborator
The Japanese bath house is commonly referred to as the sento. The sento means cleanliness, togetherness and nakedness. The sento is a daily tradition in Japanese culture and doesn't have the aura ...

How to Plan a Trip to Japan -- Collaborator
Japan has a rich history, diverse geography and many attractions, both ancient and modern, to offer tourists. The island nation boasts beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, active volcanoes, ...

How to Plan a Tour on a Japan Trip -- Jeffery Keilholtz
Japan is a centuries old Asian country composed of more than 3,000 islands. The island country is joined by various bridges and tunnels and is rich with cultural history and natural scenic splendor. ...

How to Adjust to Life in Japan -- Collaborator
Adjusting to life in Japan is not an easy thing to do for most non-Asian foreigners. This is because Japan has a culture that has different social expectations for its residents and different ...

Japanese Tourism Market -- Ticara Gailliard
Japan is a land known for technological advances and good food. Many people choose to visit Japan for vacations, contributing to Japan’s tourism market. Tourism in Japan is often done for shopping, ...

Japan Tourism Policy -- Alicia Butler
Xenophobia and restrictive visa requirements had previously prevented Japan from being a sought-out tourist destination. Since 2002, the Japanese tourism ministry has been working to increase the ...

How to Apply for a Work Visa to Japan -- Eric Som
If you are interested in working in Japan, you must apply for a Working visa. You must receive employment from a Japanese company as a professor, artist, religious activities, journalist, ...

How to Visit Castles in Japan -- Collaborator
Europe isn't the only place to see medieval castles. Japan's beautiful, ornate feudal castles rival the best anywhere in the world. In the 15th century, Japan's government broke apart ...

How to Use Your Laptop in Japan -- Collaborator
Many people travel to Japan to escape into a different culture and learn about its fabled history. But being out of touch with home can present stresses. Take your laptop when you visit Japan, and ...

How to Visit a Karaoke Bar in Japan -- Collaborator
In Japan, karaoke is far more than a festival of drunken crooning. For many Japanese, and especially for young people, karaoke can form the bedrock of social outings. Japanese karaoke bars, ...

How to Travel on the Japanese Railways -- Dee Albero
The Japanese railway system is often considered one of the most comprehensive, clean and punctual railways in the world. It is an extensively utilized network, invaluable to tourists and the Japanese ...

After School Lessons For Tohoku Children: Free or discounted rate -- After School Lessons For Tohoku Children
After School Lessons for Tohoku Children: The triple disaster of March 11th, the 9.0 magnitude earthquake, 10-meter tsunami and the continuing Fukushima nuclear crisis has undoubtedly left a ...

How to Visit Hiroshima -- Collaborator
Hiroshima is known across the world as the first city in history to be subjected to an atomic bomb. Although the devastation was immens--and all but incomprehensible--it wasn't absolute. The city ...

How to Travel Around Japan on a Budget -- Kent Ninomiya
Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world to visit. Their currency, the yen, is strong against virtually every other currency on the planet. Add to that an extremely developed ...

Re: agree -- cali guy in Japan
I am an adhd guy and have done an extensive amount of trying to get a proper diagnosis and medication here, but no luck. I got here more than 15 years ago, undiagnosed and later figured out that I ...

How to Teach English in Japan in the Summer -- Charlie Brooks
If you're college-educated and interested in living and working abroad, teaching English as a second language (ESL) in Japan might be a good professional excursion for you. In addition to the ...

How to Pack for a Trip to Tokyo -- Collaborator
Tokyo's style is chic, modern and eclectic. You'll be deemed highly fashionable in your favorite jeans; however, keep business attire conservative and traditional. Pack navy and gray suits ...

How to Avoid Recruiting and Teaching Scams in Japan -- Contributor
There are several great companies that recruit people to teach English in Japan. However, before you sign a contract or pay any fees to become an ESL teacher you need to know how to identify ...

English Pronunciation Exercises for Japanese Students -- Shea Laverty
Learning a new language can be a difficult challenge. From completely different sentence structures, alphabets that work on different principles and strange new ways to produce sounds, the list of ...

Be The Best English Teacher In Japan -- Nelson Berry
Japan understands the importance of the English language to stay competitive in the global market. Thus, they’ve put up several English schools. The problem is they don’t have enough English ...
Re: Be The Best English Teacher In Japan -- Scott Glynn
Many things here go against what I have come to learn about teaching in Japan from experience and talking to others. The pay is not good and in some places is barely liveable and is getting lower ...

Travel to Japan -- Aaron Parker
Their mighty strength to have influence on every bit and piece of land on earth is amazing. It is truly remarkable to see their influence over technology and cuisine all over the world. Toyota is one ...

Survival Japanese - 10 Essential Words and Phrases -- Terry C Phillips
If you are planning to travel to Japan, or plan to learn Japanese, here is a starter set of essential Japanese to help you get started learning Japanese. When you say these Japanese phrases, ...

Japanese Eating Etiquette: Rules You Didn't Know -- Terry C Phillips
When it comes to eating etiquette, the Japanese are not a particularly fussy people, but, unless you want to draw disapproving looks while dining in Japan, take a look at these seven rules of ...

Choosing an Online Japanese School - Questions to Ask Before You Buy -- Terry C Phillips
More and more choices for learning Japanese are popping up on the Internet. Dozens of sites offer free Japanese resources for learning to read and write hiragana and kanji; other sites offer Japanese ...

If You Think Japanese Is Vague, Learn Why You Are Wrong -- Terry C Phillips
Everybody says the Japanese language is vague and imprecise. Japanese say yes when they mean no, or refuse to give their opinion clearly and unequivocally, it is often said. But this is wrong. ...

Japanese Greetings - Learn to Express Thanks in Japanese By Terry C Phillips -- Terry C Phillips
The Japanese emphasis on greetings is among the cultural differences between Japan and the West. In any country, people greet friends and co-workers, but the Japanese take the simple greeting a step ...

3 Reasons to Learn Japanese -- Daniel C Howard
The Japanese influence has been strongly felt in recent years not only because of their useful, unique, reliable and high tech products and inventions, but also because of their pop culture, such as ...

How Is Japanese Different From English? -- Daniel C Howard
The Japanese language, also known as Nihongo, is a widely spoken language not only in Japan but also by Japanese expatriates around the world. More than 130 million people all over the globe speak ...

Japanese Love Hotels -- Josh Shulman
When traveling in Japan you will naturally need accommodation, and therefore seek out some form of hotel. There are, however, hotels that serve a different purpose all together: Love hotels. Love ...

Mochi - Japanese Rice Cakes -- Josh Shulman
Japanese food is a combination of art and taste. Its cuisine has a distinct flavor and appearance. Lot of importance is given to the aesthetic and pleasing presentation of the food and you can get a ...

Tokyo Disneyland -- Josh Shulman
The magical world of Disneyland fascinates many all over the world, from young to old. The Disney brand has become such a global success that Donald Duck's fame exceeds that of Barack Obama. ...

Japan's New Old Society -- Josh Shulman
We all hope to spend our retirement years living a peaceful and content life with our family, traveling places and enjoying everything we've been missing while staring at glaring computer ...

How to Stop a Running Train in Japan -- Josh Shulman
Japan's train system is one of the world's most advanced and timely, yet there is just one obstacle that stands in its way - physically. Not a day goes by in the otherwise peaceful country of ...

Japan Travel Destination - Yakushima Island -- Josh Shulman
Yakushima is an island located off the south-east coast of Japan. It is officially recognized by UNESCO and is on the World Heritage List since 1993. Yakushima is an extraordinary travel destination, ...

Japanese Food - Yakisoba -- Josh Shulman
Looking for something uniquely Japanese to eat and want it fast? Yakisoba is the answer. It's a traditional Japanese dish that is very easy to prepare. Yakisoba is basically pan fried noodles. It ...

Japanese Food - Onigiri or Omusubi -- Josh Shulman
"Onigiri," also known as "Omusubi," is the most widespread snack in Japan. This fist-sized rice ball, which, having been industrialized, comes in somewhat disturbing triangular shapes as well, is ...

The Life of a Japanese Salary Man -- Josh Shulman
As the light turns green it yields way to a vast army of drones in black suits, neckties, and black leather shoes. They walk carrying black suitcases, while wiping away with neatly folded ...

Cheaper Transportation: Night Buses -- Josh Shulman
Transportation in Japan is generally expensive, and traveling around Japan could be a big part of your budget. If you are up for it, a good way to save both your money and your time is using a night ...

Top 7 Bizarre Japanese Foods - Eat Them or Leave Them! -- Josh Shulman
Japanese cuisine has been heavily exported around the world, with Japanese restaurants popping up on a daily basis in the Western world. Sushi is arguably the most well known Japanese dish, and most ...

Temple Lodging in Japan -- Josh Shulman
Most of us opt for luxury and comfort while preparing for vacation, within our budget of course. When abroad we strive to stay at home away from home, with a large bed and convenient facilities. Some ...

Snowed in? Carve Yourself Out -- Josh Shulman
A snowy white wonderland may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Japan travel (perhaps except the snowy peak of Mt. Fuji). The less-visited northern island of Hokkaido, ...

Off the Beaten Track: Gunma Prefecture -- Josh Shulman
Still figuring out what to see during your trip to one of the world's most renowned travel destinations? If you are adventurous enough you will have the opportunity to discover and experience ...

Ramen: Noodle Soup Redefined -- Josh Shulman
I've been talking about so many rice-based Japanese food, that I nearly forgot that Japanese cuisine plays quite nicely with noodles as well. Ramen is an internationally notorious soup dish that ...

A Pink Light at the End of the Tunnel -- Josh Shulman
After a disastrous and tragic month of March this year in Japan, among the ongoing efforts to rebuild and accommodate for the dislocated hundreds of thousands, the blossoming cherry trees of April ...

Japan Travel Destination: Okinawa -- Josh Shulman
The birthplace of karate, home to rich culture and traditions and magnificent architecture, Okinawa consists of a 1000 kilometers long chain of hundreds of the Ryukyu Islands that can be divided into ...

The Fast and The Delicious: Tokyo Swift -- Josh Shulman
Living, working, and even traveling in Japan could be quite hectic. You'll see that you turn to fast food pretty much everyday in Japan just to keep up with the pace of life there. The truth is, ...

Discover The Top Places To See In Japan -- Chase Crawford
Are you planning a great vacation this year or the next? Whether you are traveling alone, with your family, friends or your special someone, Japan is definitely one of the unique destinations that ...

Discover The Top Japan Tourist Attractions -- Chase Crawford
If you are ever going to visit another country for a wonderful vacation, then I suggest that you go and see the top Japan tourist attractions. This is because the country is one of the most beautiful ...

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Travel to Taketomi Island Japan -- Travel Expert
If pachinko parlours, traffic, construction and urban sprawl is not your idea of paradise then Oritabori to Taketomi. This island set amidst the coral Yaeyamas is the opposite those things. This is a ...

Japanese Grammar -- hyn
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A Japanese Guide to Japanese Grammar -- hyn
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Politeness levels In the Japanese Language -- hyn
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Some facts about food in Japan -- hyn
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Diary from Sendai, Japan (Final) -- Braven Smillie
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Diary from Sendai, Japan (Part IV) -- Braven Smillie
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Diary from Sendai, Japan (Part III) -- Braven Smillie
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Diary from Sendai, Japan (Part II) -- Braven Smillie
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Diary from Sendai, Japan (Part I) -- Braven Smillie
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CNN Video - 2 American teachers found in Japan after the tsunami -- Leanne

Video of an American English Teacher in Japan: How I survived the quake -- The Owl
Click on CNN link below. Look for the video on the CNN page called "How I survived the quake" and click on it.

Where to go skiing in Japan -- Travel Expert
Japan, one of the most impressive countries in the world offers an excellent opportunity for ski enthusiasts to enjoy the cold and feel the adrenalin from November until the early month of May. Find ...

Most Expensive Japanese Hotels -- Travel Expert
Tokyo, Japan’s capital and one of the greatest megalopolis in the entire Asia, covers some of the most alluring and eye-catching hotels for tourists to come and experience. Whether you’re on a ...

Crazy shopping in Tokyo -- Travel Expert
Tokyo is one Japan’s largest and most surreal metropolis with multiple stores, boutiques and cafés to take advantage of. Travelers from all corners of the world come to Tokyo for the exciting ...

Visit Osaka's Best Attractions -- Travel Expert
Osaka is one of Japan’s largest cities. Therefore, it features great places to visit for every tourist interested in Asian culture and civilization. Osaka is a cosmopolitan city; modern, noisy and ...

Compelling Tokyo Attractions -- Travel Expert
Tokyo is one of the world’s most stunning metropolitan areas in the world. Entitled with gorgeous buildings, plenty of people and numerous attractions, a visit to Tokyo is certainly a must, at ...

Most Amazing Castles in Japan -- Travel Expert
Even a country like Japan which is rich in tradition and history will have a list that allows national treasures to rise to the top. Japan is well known throughout the world for its castles. Amongst ...

The Lively Japanese Nozawa-Onsen Fire Festival -- Travel Expert
We were living in Suzaka at the time of the fire festival, which takes place in mid-winter (mid-January) in the small ski-resort town of Nozawa-Onsen. This peaceful place is surrounded by rice ...

Best Japanese Festivals -- Travel Expert
For a Westerner to start gaining an understanding as to what makes Japan tick, a good place to start is with a study of Japanese festivals and holidays. As with any country, watching people celebrate ...

Enjoy a Japanese Adventure -- Travel Expert
Japan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia, thanks, largely, to the wealth of things to see and do in the country. For budget travelers and backpackers from the West, Japan has ...

Find out more about Japanese culture -- Travel Expert
Japan, with its distinctive and oriental culture that makes it a unique place in this world, an unparalleled history, upcoming cities, innovative technology and of course with rich seafood that sets ...

Probation Period for Work Visa -- TokyoTESOL
I'm sorry if this question was answered on another forum, but nothing came up on my searches across many websites and forums, so here it goes- It seems that the only schools to sponsor work visas ...

Re: An English School Owner`s Experience in Japan Link -- Smithparody
I owned a Smith's school for 4 years. I know the truth. I know the scam. Here are some of my favorite quotes directly from the Smith's website referring to Mark's made up methodology ...

Japanese Theaters Cut Ticket Prices -- tomo
19/01/2011 Toho Cinemas, the largest theater chain in Japan, has come up with a rather revolutionary solution to the problem of declining attendance in movie theaters charge less money for tickets. ...

Travel Costs For Japan - Estimates For 7 Types Of Japan Travel Costs -- Marie-Claire Smith
Planning a trip to Japan? You have probably already started thinking about the types of things you will do once you arrive. You no doubt also have an approximate idea of how long you will stay in ...

Japan Sites To See - 5 Cities and Attractions -- Marie-Claire Smith
There are many reasons why people choose to visit Japan. You may be planning a trip to this East Asian country with the goal of doing business there. Or, you may have harbored a longtime fascination ...

Japan Travel Information - 5 Attractions In Japan That You Must See -- Marie-Claire Smith
There are few places in the world that hold as much mystique for Westerners as does Japan. Even with all of the attention that Japan has garnered on the world stage over the past few decades due to ...

Japanese: Why You Should Ditch Romaji and Learn Hiragana and Katakana -- Nicole Daisy Mcguire
A lot of new learners of the Japanese language seem to rely too heavily on Romaji (or even the English alphabet) to get by when they are mastering or learning Japanese. This is mostly because ...

Beginning Eras of Anime (Japanese Animation) -- Craig Lodge
Anime, or Japanese Animation, had its start in the beginning of the 20th century. Anime is Japan's competitor against the high-budget Hollywood in America; Anime allowed Japan to create films ...

Cheap Flights to Tokyo! -- Lindsy Hill
Stunning landscapes, matchless panoramas and hospitable inhabitants, this is how "The land of the rising sun" welcomes one and all. What better way to start your Journey of Japan than by its capital ...

Attractions of Yamashita Park in Yokohama -- Michael Smallet
Yokohama City is located 30 kilometers south of Tokyo. Due to proximity to the capital and convenient access to the sea, this city became the first port to open its waters to foreign ships in 1859. ...

How to Learn Japanese Vocabulary Faster and Easier With Mnemonics -- Kuri Kinton
For a speaker of English, or any other European language for that matter, Japanese is so far-removed, some consider it an impossible language to learn. It is not impossible; I can vouch for that, but ...

Express Yourself in Japanese - Three Common Japanese Expressions -- Karen Kelsky
You're traveling to Japan and worried about how you'll communicate? You don't need to be fluent in Japanese to have a smooth, enjoyable and stress-free visit to Japan. There are a handful ...

A Beauty of Japan -- Harris Raza
Every country has some major destinations and important places on which the country's economy depends and the city plays a vital part in the financial and economic growth of the state. These all ...

The Capital City of Japan -- Harris Raza
There are many places in Japan which are widely popular among all the visitors, travelers or tourists and some of its cities are very beautifully constructed and represents a very glorious and ...

Kanji - 5 Tips to Those Learning Japanese -- Natalia Veselova
I've started to study Japanese a year and a half ago, and, of course, I've encountered numerous problems. There's one thing that I can tell for sure: Japanese language is not hard. It is ...

How to get Japanese high school students under control -- gt
I would suggest contacting their parents. Japanese culture deals alot about shame and respect. I bet they will straighten up if you threaten failue because those high schoolers also need a good start ...

What Are Japan's Main Tourist Attractions And Activities? -- Farazila Abu
Tokyo Japan’s modern-city capital lacks the refined aesthetic Kyoto, or the tranquility of Nara, but comes up trumps with contemporary icons, like the forest of skyscrapers that dominates the ...

Japan Here I Come -- Paul Schembri
“Final boarding call for Delta flight DL5127” I yawn and stretch, lifting myself off the ground and picking up my bag. I had found a nice little corner by the pay phones where I could lay down ...

Japanese Pronouns And Japanese Adjectives -- Brad john
When you start learning Japanese you first have to learn and thoroughly memorize the script i.e. hiragana, katakana etc. Next comes one of the most important parts which is the Japanese grammar. ...

Learn Japanese Podcast -- Brad john
Japanese language is the national language spoken in Japan. This language is spoken by more than 130 million people not only in Japan but in places like Taiwan, Philippines, parts of China, Korea and ...

Tips For Living in Japan -- James Larkin Smith
When staying in Japan there are many things you can do to make your life there more enjoyable. Here are some things I do and use to deal with the strange weather patterns. First let's talk about ...

What I need to teach in/near Tokyo -- Matt Bedford
Hi everyone! I'm looking to move to Japan early next year and the goal is to teach english there for a year or so. I'm looking to be near Tokyo as my Girlfriend will be studying there at the ...
Re: What I need to teach in/near Tokyo -- abe
a bachelor degree.

Learn Japanese - Japanese That's "Easy to Do" -- Peter Galante
Learn Japanese rapidly! Some things in life are easy, and some are hard. It might be easy to cook a simple meal but really hard to get up early in the morning. Imagine trying to speak English without ...

Learn Japanese - Journey to Japan Part 1 -- Peter Galante
Learn Japanese effortlessly! You know that you attract more bees with honey. That is, you'll get what you want by being polite to people. Just think about the last time you flew on an airplane. ...

How to Speak Japanese - Video -- WatchMojo
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traveling to Japan carrying prescription and non-prescription medications -- tips
Persons traveling to Japan carrying prescription and non-prescription medications should consult the Japanese Embassy, or a Japanese Consulate, in the United States before leaving the U.S. to confirm ...

access to antidepressants in Japan - for an English teacher (legally) -- tips
As long as you have a prescription for the medication, you would have no problem having access to the medication. I know how hard it is to come off anti-depressants, but it's nothing to worry ...

Importing or Bringing Medication into Japan for Personal Use -- tips
Please see this link from the US Embassy in Japan: http://tokyo.usembassy.gov/e/acs/tacs-medimport.html

in Japan without prescription -- tips
Your alternatives are to import your own (you are allowed a three month supply in each shipment) or go to a doctor and get a prescription. If you are eligible for national health insurance it will ...

How do I get American prescription drugs while in Japan -- tips
See a doctor and have him write you a prescription. Most doctors know good English. Medical journals are written mainly in English so they have a pretty good knowledge of the language. If that ...

Can I take my prescription to Japan -- tips
I don't think there is any problem. It's better that you bring documents from your doctor so that you can show it when the officials require explanation.

Re: Strattera & other ADHD med's available in Japan? -- James
Strattera is now available in Japan. Was released back in 2009 by Eli Lilly in Kobe.

Japan Travel Destination - Kamakura -- Josh Shulman
Located to the southeast of Tokyo, Kamakura is on the itinerary of almost all tourists. Once upon a time it was the political capital of the country. Later its glory as a capital was lost to another ...

Japan Travel Destination - Yokohama -- Josh Shulman
Yokohama, a city that sits in Tokyo Bay, is often overlooked when traveling in Japan. I admit, it is not that exciting and culturally rich as other travel destinations, but it still has unique ...

Shopping For a Creative Life -- Josh Shulman
Shopping is an integral part of your travels in Japan. If it isn't in your itinerary, it should be. Harajuku is fantastic for an extreme wardrobe makeover, Okachimachi is one giant flea market ...

Japan Travel Destination - Kobe -- Josh Shulman
Situated in the mid of Honshu, the main island of Japan, Kobe is the capital city of the Hyogo prefecture, and is accessible easily by air, sea and land. It is approximately a three hour ride from ...

The Modern Geisha -- Josh Shulman
A Japanese "geisha" is someone who is professionally trained to entertain guests at social events like dinners. Geishas go through rigorous schooling and are branded at the utmost high level of class ...

The Eternal Battle - Shabu-Shabu Vs Yakiniku -- Josh Shulman
Popularly known as the 'Land of Rising Sun', Japan is a vibrant country that offers infinite options for eager holidaymakers and adventurous travelers. As I have always claimed, the most ...

Japan Travel Destination - Miyajima -- Josh Shulman
Miyajima is a small island in Japan, situated at a short ferry ride from Hiroshima. It is just like the place you would imagine in your thoughts as the perfect vacation destination. It is one of the ...

A Visitors Guide To Tokyo Japan -- Thomas Smith
Tokyo, Japan is an exciting travel destination. Head to the city where the East meets the West but do some planning before you take off. First of all, travel to Tokyo can be expensive so be sure to ...

Guide in Tokyo (free - I need to practice my English) -- hide
Hi thanks for reading. I am Japanese who had lived in the UK for a year. I can speak English a bit but there is no opportunity to speak recently. so I would like to use my English skill for visitor ...

JET Program - Experience Japan and Earn an Income -- Kevin R Burns
JET Program - Experience Japan and Earn an Income By Kevin R Burns The JET Program is an ideal way for young people to get to know Japan, whilst earning an income at the same time. But, what exactly ...

Teaching English in Japan - 7 Frequently Asked Questions -- Kevin R Burns
Teaching English in Japan - 7 Frequently Asked Questions By Kevin R Burns Does the idea of teaching English in Japan appeal to you? Although there's plenty of work available, you'll need to ...

Queer Yet Educative Facts About Japan -- tours4fun.com
Excited about your trip to the “Land of Rising Sun”? Here are some interesting facts about Japan that will heighten your anticipation levels of unraveling the unique culture of this beautiful ...

Let's Go to Japan -- Jim Ada
Considered as the land of the rising sun, Japan is found in the east of Asia. It is an archipelago that is comprised of four large islands namely Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku. This country ...

Teaching In Japan with arthitis -- tony narloch
Hi guys, I wonder if anyone can advise me: I want to teach abroad, preferably in Japan. I have osteoarthitis in my left ankle, and despite it, i walk with a (very) slight limp, for 2 hours a day min, ...

Measuring Distance in Japan - The Metric Way -- Susan Slobac
Those planning to travel, for business or pleasure will do well to learn the system of length conversion known as the metric system. In fact, a knowledge of metric length conversion will serve you ...

Okinawa Japan: Enjoy A Serene Vacation -- Howard Brule
Okinawa, which means 'rope in the open sea', is found in Japan. The term seems to refer to how the 60 island chain that makes up the prefecture of Okinawa appears. Okinawa Japan is often ...

Cherry Blossom Festivals in Japan -- Silviu-Florin Salomia
The cherry trees blossom between January and June, depending on every region in Japan, but the most festivals take place between March and Mai. In this time, there are many festivals in different ...

Major Attractions in Tokyo -- Julia E. Brown
The Tokyo Metropolis is a melting pot of high street Asian fashion and culture. Bizarre or elegant, Tokyoites never fail to surprise the world with innovation in fashion and design. People of various ...

Tokyo Drift - Feel and Experience Japan -- Julia E. Brown
In spite of modernization, Tokyo blends the spice of the urban vibes with the sweetness of traditional ambiance of their culture. In the following Tokyo attractions, both modern and ancient collide ...

Tokyo Before and Now -- Julia E. Brown
Behind all the bizarre yet innovative pop culture was a sophisticated era that became the key in Tokyo's development. It was all thanks to Tokugawa Ieyasu that the Tokyo, then called the City of ...

Japanese Comedy -- Melanie Maloy
Japanese comedy has a long and illustrious history which I find to be a fascinating subject to explore. And, as you may expect, the country has spawned many different "categories" of comedy over the ...

5 Important Tips For Making Japanese Friends -- Josh Conner
1. Don't Be Aggressive - Japanese are inherently "shy" when it comes to foreigners. Japanese society is very rigid and follows strict social traditions based on honor, pride, and respect. Trying ...

Things to Remember For Your Trip to Japan -- Tia T Jones
Japan is a country with a rich, endearing history full of culture, tranquility and excitement all at the same time. Most of us who take a trip to Japan soon realize upon touching down that Japan is a ...

Japan Celebrates Constitution Memorial Day -- Noel Moitre
Japan's Constitution Memorial Day: May 3, 2010 Constitution Memorial Day is a public holiday in Japan. Japan commemorates the coming into effect of its new 1947 constitution. Japan's ...

4 Reasons to Learn Hiragana First -- Emily Kato
If you are learning Japanese, then you will soon come across the three writing systems, hiragana, katakana and kanji. Japanese is written by using a combination of these three writings systems, with ...

Things You Must Do While Living in Japan -- Alyssa Davis
Japan is a fascinating and beautiful country. If you are visiting or living there for any length of time, you should take advantage of everything the country has to offer. There are many sights and ...

Re: In favor of blacklists -- guptafan
Please feel free to support a blacklist ONLY after there is also a national database of blacklisted teachers as well!

Re: History and Clothing in Ancient Japan -- Paul
really interested in learning more about history of ancient japanese clothing ( and clothing of other ancient cultures too ). Anybody got any good links ? Here's what I have and want to flesh it ...

Japan & her Standardized Test Based Education System -- Kevin Burns
Japan & her Standardized Test Based Education System For some positives in Japanese education, one need look no further than the local kindergarten or the local elementary school. For ...
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