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  1. Seiko

    Is China’s Gaokao the World’s Toughest School Exam?

    https://getpocket.com/explore/item/is-china-s-gaokao-the-world-s-toughest-school-exam?utm_source=pocket-newtab My my question is, Do Japan school have something similar to this kind of exam day, The Big Test.
  2. L

    What is Japanese junior high school like?

    Hi everyone, I'm a 14 year old girl & I'll be moving to Japan soon. I'll be in a local junior high school. I'm half Japanese so I speak the language (kanji is a different story tho). What's school like? How strict is it? How much homework would I get? How will I do in school? How are the...
  3. Bexy Jones

    Help Advice needed on TEFL and finding a job at a school after TEFL..

    Hello, I am currently looking for advice on TEFL courses and getting work in Japan. I plan on starting an online TEFL course next month but I would love to know more about which one would be best to take (which website etc). I would preferably like to find a place that could help me find a job...
  4. J

    Can anyone identify these ideograms and translate the text in the pictures, please?

    Just as the title says. I know anime translation requests are not welcome here but I've seen similar translation requests in the forum, and that's not an easy common phrase but technical textbooks' titles. It's useful for me to learn. Thanks to anyone who will help me.
  5. H

    URGENT. How to ask Prom in Japanese?

    Hi! So there is a foreign exchange student from Tokyo that I’ve gotten really close with over the school year. She is leaving soon but I think she would have an amazing experience going to an american prom. Does anyone know like a Japanese pun I could write down? Also this is how google...
  6. J

    Shinto and War Interview Questions

    Hey Guys, I'm an IB World Religions student conducting a research paper on Shinto and War/Armed Conflicts. If any of you are Shinto and willing to answer these questions, please respond as soon as possible: Shinto Interview Questions: War and Armed Conflicts As there is no official dogma...
  7. Takichan

    Best ways to study in Japan?

    First and foremost I have lived in Japan for two years (not Japanese and a nonschool related stay) and am studying for N1 on the JLPT which I intend taking in December of this year here in the states, so I am not too worried about a language gap. I intend on living in Japan. I am 20 years old...
  8. Z

    Preferred degrees for working in and/or with Japan

    Hi Everyone! I'm heading back to school soon and was curious if anyone had input about which type of degree may give me an edge if I wanted to work in Japan -OR- work in a company that has close ties with Japan, but are based in the US. I've narrowed it down to 3 options (all Bachelor's...
  9. Nihon Scope

    COE over 30 Years Old

    I've applied for FFLC in Fukuoka through Go Go Nihon, and I've read that Japanese immigration seems to look down on people who want to go to school when their over 30 years old. Would this cause any issues you think with getting my COE approved? I'll be going to Japan in April with my wife who...
  10. M

    Attention English Teachers!

    Attention English teachers in Japan!! I have a great opportunity for your middle school students. I am organizing a contest for an all-expenses trip to Space Camp in the USA for a teacher and two students. I live in Tokyo but do not have many connections with schools in Japan. I thought...
  11. N

    which course of studies take to take for eventually working in japan

    im beginning university in september,my first year. Depending on the points i do i might enter: nursing,radiology technician and dental hygenist. I'm a woman,italian/russian fluent in italian and english mostly. I was thinking to do 1 year of university in japan to also start studying japanese...
  12. Azarashi

    Japanese 12 class program in Math,Physics,Chemistry and Biology.

    So I wondered if anyone knows where to find all you have to know in these subjects when finishing twelfth class in Japan.
  13. Cecaniah

    help me with grammar?

    Hey guys! I'm currently studying できます, けど and が, and I had to translate those phrases to Japanese. After checking the table's number, the teacher said we could get in. 机の数を調べてから、先生は入れられると言いました。 My parents are japanese, but they don't know how to speak Japanese really well because they came...
  14. sukarro

    Is it possible to self-organize a scheme to attend a high school during my gap year?

    Information about myself: Currently 17/18 years old and will be 18/19 when I visit Japan. My ethnic mix is Japanese and British. I do have Japanese citizenship. Have only basic language proficiency. Will be attending a language school during my stay. Will be staying with my Japanese...
  15. Kaichi School

    Kaichi School

    The former Kaichi Elementary School (旧開智学校,) in Matsumoto, Nagano.
  16. Kaichi School

    Kaichi School

    Main entrance of the former Kaichi Elementary School (旧開智学校) in Matsumoto, Nagano.
  17. Kaichi School

    Kaichi School

    Former parsonage at the Kaichi Elementary School in Matsumoto, Nagano.
  18. Kaichi School

    Kaichi School

    A class room at the former Kaichi Elementary School (旧開智学校) in Matsumoto, Nagano.
  19. Kaichi School

    Kaichi School

    The room at the former Kaichi Elementary School in Matsumoto, Nagano, where the Meiji Emperor rested during his visit to the school.
  20. Kaichi School

    Kaichi School

    The lecture hall of the former Kaichi Elementary School in Matsumoto, Nagano.
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