Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Japan & China 2017

Posted on January 6th, 2018 by Viveca

In the fall of 2017, I attended the Japan Juggling Festival, traveled for just a few days in Japan, and then attended the China Wuqiao International Circus Festival. (I’m linking to the official festival page even though as of this writing, it hadn’t been updated since 2015.) While I was traveling, I posted albums of […]

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Complaining Like Americans

Posted on April 12th, 2012 by Viveca

Complaint department

Substitute teaching survival English: The topic was returns, complaints, refunds, and exchanges, stuff like that. I tried to get them talking in groups, but they were all staring at me silently. Finally one student said she didn’t understand what theywere supposed to be doing (the English level in the class was much lower than I […]

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