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    Clair Japanese Study course.

    Disclaimer: I know the books/course are terrible but the deadlines help me focus on actually studying.

    Anyhow, Clair sent out their newsletter. In the letter they list dates which the course...
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    Re: HS Advice

    This is really good. I have my 3rd year kids make a commercial along with all the planning to go with it. The kids enjoy it and they get to find new ways to use English.
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    Re: Trying again for 2015?

    I only have sympathy for bread.
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    Re: Trying again for 2015?

    So what exactly are you trying to accomplish by pointing out a minor grammar point?
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    Re: Packing for Japan

    The airline might charge for a second bag. I personally like having a carry on sized suitcase in Japan it makes trains much more tolerable when doing a long trips because you can easily throw it on...
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    30mb download... Hell no. Maybe when I get home and am not tethering.
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    Re: Non native speakers

    Where does a person start.....



    The Jet Programme has people from many different countries. Some countries supply a lot of ALTs and CIRs, some only CIRs and some SEA. Each country is different...
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    Re: Aspiring Canadian JETs 2014

    Sounds like you are good to go.
  9. Re: Joining Interac: a wise decision when you have loans?

    That is new contract on first year. Second year makes 300,000 a month, third makes 325,000 and fourth and fifth make 330,000 a month.
  10. Thread: Shipping

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    Re: Shipping

    Greyjoy where are you from?
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    Re: Shipping

    Wasn't there a company that mailed out pamphlets to all the schools ALTs about shipping stuff home? I think it was sea based and quite reasonable for the price.
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    Re: Security/customs in Japan

    Yakanshomei can also be emailed to you rather then mailed which will speed up the process by quite a bit.
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    Re: Aspiring Canadian JETs 2014

    Which province are you from? In Alberta your Drivers History only lists the issue date of your license as the most recent one they gave you. It is worth it to make some calls to make sure it is on...
  14. Can we link to the original thread once part of it is moved?

    Can we link to the original thread once part of it is removed?

    This would really help those of us who miss the original discussion and want to see where the train first derailed so we can enjoy...
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    Re: Aspiring Canadian JETs 2014

    Not going to cut it. You need to prove that you had a license 3 months before coming to Japan. They need this because people can easily leave Japan get a license and come back and try and get a...
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    Re: Home-stay in Tokyo.

    6x rent = first month, last month, deposit (1-2x?), Key money (2x?)
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    Sticky: Re: Not so obvious advice for new ALTs

    When you first arrive at your school you should get a calendar. Spend time and decipher/ask your JTE the dates and events. This will be really helpful when you are planning vacations. I didn't know...
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    Re: Buying a Car in Japan

    We had a local ALT, American with an IDP, crash his car during his first year. He ended up paying an arm and a leg to rent a car. I think they charged him 100,000 for 14 days. It can be done but it...
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    Re: Group B Orientation

    Your mission mothy, if you choose to accept it, is to go to Bulldog, eat delicious food and drink craft beer and report back to ini and I.
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    Re: Group B Orientation

    I added them on facebook a few months back trying to track down their food truck. I didn't have any luck, but since then they have been posting about their new shop.
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    Re: Home-stay in Tokyo.

    Bring a lot of money. Moving into a new apartment in Tokyo can be expensive. I haven't heard if Tokyo BOE will cover any of the move in costs but assume they wont and hope for the best.
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    Re: Group B Orientation

    That's the one. Have you made it down there ini? Is it worth the visit?
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    Re: Group B Orientation

    A texmex bbq shop opened up in Tokyo a few weeks ago and is owned and run by some foreigners. I am planning to check it out while I drop the wife off to Tokyo Orientation. What I wouldn't give for...
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    Sticky: Re: Not so obvious advice for new ALTs

    A smile and a gentle bow/nod goes along way. I live in the country in a small town with a small university which means my area is quite transient. I spent a lot of time in the university area because...
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    Re: Items from Pred

    Thank you for reminding me.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82ZlnI9Pwa8
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