Monthly Archives: December 2008

Euro Trip 2008/09 Pt I – Paris (France)

Back when I was nine I did a school project on Paris which whetted my appetite for going to the French capital. 22 years later and I finally went there as a short pit-stop on my way back to the … Continue reading

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Christmas Lessons 2008 – Kids

That’s work over for another year and its gotta be said that I am already tired of Christmas. I know its fairly common for people to say such a thing due to the commercialisation of the whole thing and the … Continue reading

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Christmas Lessons 2008 – Adults

Having recently had an article published in our company rag about using songs in adult classes as well as kids ones I thought I’d better practice what I preach. Consequently I chose three Christmas classics for my seasonal lessons as I’m … Continue reading

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Christmas Party 2008

My company’s annual Christmas party took place in Shinjuku on Saturday but this year it was a bit different as the whole of our district in Nishi-Tokyo had one big party comprising about 180 students and 30 teachers. All in stark … Continue reading

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Menace Tooth Society!

Over the last fortnight I have found myself a couple of times lying on my back with my jaws open feeling a little prick in my mouth!! The reason for this is of course that I visited a dental surgeon … Continue reading

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Mr Motivator

Move over David Brent as it seems there’s a new guy in town who can motivate people and unbelievably that person is me! Not my words but those of one of my bosses who, after observing one of my Upper-Intermediate adult classes … Continue reading

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