Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Monday, 27 September 2010
Sunday, 26 September 2010
Those of you using New Crown will find this in Chapter 7.
This game will fill about 30 minutes, and is best for groups of four students (more is okay). The second part will last a further 10 minutes or so.
Part one is the meat of the lesson, part two is optional.
Friday, 24 September 2010
Before I could finish my post on school lunches the other day I had to break for cleaning time.
Cleaning is a pain. Not because of my laziness, but because it's almost pointless. There are two stages - sweeping and wiping. The sweeping is fine, if not the most efficient way of removing the dust that gathers everywhere in Japan (with a broom that slowly disintegrates with daily use). The wiping, however, is a joke.
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Monday, 20 September 2010
Friday, 17 September 2010
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Monday, 13 September 2010
Friday, 10 September 2010
The leading choice for contraception in Japan is condoms, the second most popular (almost 20%) being pulling out, followed by the rythm method. The pill languishes in last place with an audience of just over 2% of the female population (vs. 18% in the US, 25% in the UK and 52% in Germany, for example).
Wednesday, 8 September 2010
A continuation of last week's post on criteria to consider when choosing an apartment.
This time, we'll look at the up-front costs of renting properties and internal amenities.
Monday, 6 September 2010
Friday, 3 September 2010
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
Even if you don't go through these agents, they will give a good idea of what properties are available in a given area, and how much those properties cost.
And, aside from location and apartment layout, there are many other details to consider in your apartment choice. Let's look at some of the common criteria Japanese people look at, starting from the outside environment:
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