久しぶり～～ I thought I would be back with a book update this month, but I didn’t read a Japanese novel between the end of October and now. I did, however, get myself a Scribd membership and read a few books in English. I just started on the book Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. I’m not yet… Read More Mid-November Update
I have a problem. Yes, I do. I have a problem, how about you? Just caught myself in the beginning motions of my problem. Luckily, I was able to deflect it’s tricky schemes for my attention. If only just barely. Just a general bother, this jerk has been the bane of anything and everything I… Read More I have a problem. How about you?
There is a special level of patience that you need in order to date someone that doesn’t share the same mother-tongue as you. My boyfriend and I speak/understand enough of each other’s language to make fairly complex conversations possible, but there are times when our thoughts don’t reach the other person. Not being able to… Read More Intercultural Relationships and Communication
Even though I have been here for two years, I still stumble upon moments of cultural differences that surprise me. This was the case on Friday in my 6th-grade class. Since we are nearing the end of the school year, I thought it would be a good idea for us to make skits using the… Read More Random Thoughts #1 – Learning/Teaching Moments