Daily Archives: January 21, 2011

Katya, an English Teacher

When she came to Japan, Katya started learning Japanese in a Japanese school in Kofu. She learned it for one year.  She kept learning Chinese, too, going to a Chinese lesson once a week. It was not easy to find a job even after her graduation, but one day she sent me an e-mail to my cell phone saying, “I found a job”.  Her Chinese teacher introduced her to a kindergarten for English teaching.  She started teaching English then.  Katya became popular among kids, and jobs after jobs started to come. On Friday, she teaches from the morning till the evening.  Friday is the day when I cook the most.  … Continue reading

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