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Cool in the Classroom: How to Work Better With Japanese Teachers
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Cool in the Classroom: How to Work Better With Japanese Teachers

There is nobody better to prepare the teachers than you. The perfect ALT will be proactive but tread lightly.

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2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 42
A Different Challenge: Teaching English to Japanese College Students
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A Different Challenge: Teaching English to Japanese College Students

Flying solo. One writer details a positive experience navigating new freedoms and challenges in a college-level classroom and provides some quick tips to navigate the new terrain.

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This Week in Japan, Oct. 16- 22
Cape Fear: Japanese Phrases for Fright
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Cape Fear: Japanese Phrases for Fright

Japanese has many words for fear. By learning them, learners can gain a greater understanding of what makes this nation tick.

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Japan Wanderlust: You Will Get Lost!
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Japan Wanderlust: You Will Get Lost!

How to transcend this and other negative travel expectations when visiting Japan, plus more than 10 resources for first timers.

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Invisible Gaijin: Postcards from a Non-Japanese Japanese Person Living in Japan
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Invisible Gaijin: Postcards from a Non-Japanese Japanese Person Living in Japan

It's a complex question to answer: As an American of Japanese decent, in America, I'm "Japanese," but in Japan — who am I?

Kazuo Ishiguro: Time Out of Mind
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Kazuo Ishiguro: Time Out of Mind

An overview of Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s novels.

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10 Places To Experience the Best of Autumn in Japan
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10 Places To Experience the Best of Autumn in Japan

Hikes that catch trees bursting into color and an enticing hot spring bath afterward. These 10 locations are perfect for an adventure, soak or just a change of scene from the city.