Category Archives: Study

JET Study Tour: Aizu and Kitakata

by Natalie Donohue On the weekend of the 19th and 20th of October, a number of JETs took part in a ‘study tour’ to Aizu and Kitakata. The purpose of the tour was to have the chance to see some of … Continue reading

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ザ・日本 The Japan

by Mary Torricke-Barton Wherever you go, there are kind people; but I think that people who don’t think about themselves and help others are rare.  However, I have met many of those people in Japan. I first came to Japan … Continue reading

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Get Used to It

The title of this month’s column is directly stolen from former FuJET CIR Daniel Morales. One of the major themes of his blog (along with how to find good beer) is not to think too deeply about Japanese but rather … Continue reading

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Lock your doors and hide the kids…the JLPT is coming!

Newbies and oldies alike — JLPT season is once again upon us! Key Dates Note: These are a bit more accurate than what was said at Fukushima Orientation. August 17 – Applications become available at major bookstores around Fukushima. However, … Continue reading

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Japanese for Dummies

If you want to learn a bit of Japanese but don’t know where to start, then this column is for you. Continue reading

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