My good friend Danny S. just started blogging about his adventures in teaching English in Japan.
The guy’s hilarious – a great writer, and has an eye for photography.
Check out his site, follow him, love him (not that way). You may be seeing a far east (relatively) roam about/mustache collaboration early next year…wink/hint/nudge nudge.
Here’s a list of things kids have said to me. I’ll try to update it periodically. Hopefully they’re not all had-to-be-there moments. Most of them were said in Japanese and translated by me. English mispronunciations will be expressed in italics.
My first-year junior high school students just learned “I like…” Here’s one child’s homework:
I like volleyball.
I like swimming ball. (…swimming ball? Could be a real thing, I guess)
I like badminton ball. (Uhhh… I know nothing about badminton. I still want to give her the benefit of the doubt)
I like English ball. (Ok, shut it down)
(fill in the blank)
A: I like cake.
B: Really? I like onions!
(I’ve never met anyone that liked onions enough to express it, let alone compare it to cake)
Students: Mr. Daniel, what kind of woman do you prefer? Bon-kyu-bon? bon-kyu-kyu? Kyu-kyu-kyu?
Then they proceeded…
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