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Are You Smarter Than a Third Grader?

JAPAN | Thu, 11 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [339]

Friday, we met up at the train station at 7:40 to go to the elementary school. In a shocking change of events, everyone who lived in the same apartment all left at the same time and arrived in a group at the train station when we were supposed to.  ... Read more >

Tags: animals, classes, elementary school, library, proverbs, swimming, windows

Kanji and High Schools

JAPAN | Sun, 31 Jan 2016 | By kakimono | Views [372]

Class on Monday had two parts. The first part had us review kanji, the second part had us meet with high schoolers and introduce ourselves. Both parts had homework. The homework for the kanji part was to write four sentences using kanji on pages ... Read more >

Tags: classes, high school, japanese, kanji

The Start of a Semester

JAPAN | Fri, 22 Jan 2016 | By kakimono | Views [277]

Monday marked the start of my first full week of Japanese class. We were with Suzuki-sensei the entire time (as we would be for most of the week). For this week, we’re in the “survival Japanese” phase, which mostly involves learning ... Read more >

Tags: classes, food, j-drama, japanese, mail

I'm Getting Better at This!

FRANCE | Wed, 11 Nov 2015 | By kakimono | Views [374]

In Integration, we learned a few more theorems about integrals and sequences of functions (such as Borel-Canelli Lemma and Fatou’s lemma) and defined negligible sets (having a measure of zero) and properties that are true almost everywhere (true ... Read more >

Tags: analysis, classes, french, history, math, russian, topology

Is it the middle of the semester already? Because that would explain the midterms.

FRANCE | Wed, 4 Nov 2015 | By kakimono | Views [376]

Intégration was dedicated to proving the Monotone Convergence Theorem. The previous week, he’d given us a statement of the theorem, but said we didn’t have the time to prove it just then. But, with the entirety of a two hour class ... Read more >

Tags: analysis, classes, exams, french, history, math, russian, topology

Tests and Reviews

FRANCE | Tue, 20 Oct 2015 | By kakimono | Views [380]

In Integration, we started looking at integrals. On the first day of class, the CM professor had explained that the point of the class was not to teach us to integrate better. Which is good, because if that had been the point, spending five weeks without ... Read more >

Tags: analysis, classes, french, history, math, russian, topology

Courses and Housing: what most people figured out in April

FRANCE | Thu, 27 Aug 2015 | By kakimono | Views [392]

he day began with a quick breakfast from the nearest boulangerie (perk of being in Paris) and a two hour description of French higher education.  Mainly focusing on universities, especially the ones we'd be studying at. It was a mixture of practical ... Read more >

Tags: apartment, classes, metro, transportation, universities


MOROCCO | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [358]

 At the end of poli sci on Wednesday, professor Ahmadi showed us the questions that we would need to write about for the final. We had between then and 10:30 the next day to submit the assignment, though it wasn't until around 6:00 that night that ... Read more >

Tags: classes, endings, library, test

TEFL Training - Week One

CHINA | Sun, 4 Aug 2013 | By aussie_ange | Views [645]

I left the Sydney International Airport on 2013/06/29 not knowing who or what to expect. After an 11 hour flight I landed safely within the Beijing International Airport with a young man, Jonathon, waiting to pick me up and take me to my hime for the ... Read more >

Tags: beijing, china, classes, teacher, tefl


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