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Let’s Speak English #50!
we actually read several of her comments, and they were full of the Japanese equivalent of “UGHHH” and “BLUHHH” and “WHEN AM I GONNA GET MARRIED”
…You’re in sixth grade, kid. Calm yourself!!

Let’s Speak English #50!

we actually read several of her comments, and they were full of the Japanese equivalent of “UGHHH” and “BLUHHH” and “WHEN AM I GONNA GET MARRIED”

…You’re in sixth grade, kid. Calm yourself!!

Let’s Speak English #44!

This actually happened over the course of a few days, so for a while I was convinced they wanted to lead me to my death.

Apparently it’s from an AKB48 song, which still sounds like a lethal weapons manufacturer IMO.

Let’s Speak English #39!

If you have a black eye patch, you are a pirate. If you have a white eye patch, you are an anime. I’m sorry, I don’t make these rules!

Let’s Speak English #38!

On the flip side, I had a brief crush on a coworker that turned out to be in his mid 40s.

Let’s Speak English #37!

And yes, Morals Education is a thing here. This class was mostly about being a good friend, which was pretty damn cute.

If you’re familiar with Japanese, the last line of the quote was “dekinai” to which the kids immediately shouted “dekiru!”

Let’s Speak English #36!

Featuring the return of These Goofballs.

My boobs are B for “Big Enough”

Sorry these have been kinda infrequent lately; I keep having to do actual SCHOOL things at SCHOOL D:

And I am slowly switching to “summer mode” in these comics because IT IS TOO HOT FOR SUITS FINALLY.

Let’s Speak English #34!

In which sixth graders are sixth graders.

I made a worksheet for some o’ my sixth graders. (in Japan. I teach English to Japanese children.)
Obviously I couldn’t just use clipart D;

I made a worksheet for some o’ my sixth graders. (in Japan. I teach English to Japanese children.)

Obviously I couldn’t just use clipart D;

Let’s Speak English #33!

Which is of course a sequel to #31.

I’ve mentioned this before on twitter, but you aren’t really winking unless a star shoots out of you eyeball.

Let’s Speak English #32!

Undoukai was a ton of fun. I love any time I run into the kids outside a classroom setting so we can goof around and be fellow human beings temporarily. Also they did adorable Ouendan routines and Yosakoi dances and I wanted to hug ‘em all.

Let’s Speak English #31!

"You have a poo" became this class’s favorite phrase and they still tell me it all the time.

Let’s Speak English #26!

When I tweeted about this day, several people expressed how hard it would be to explain what ‘of course’ means. Luckily, a Japanese equivalent is one of those dumb phrases I learned from anime (Mochiron!)

Let’s Speak English #24!

I spent a while afterwards researching whether gingerbread men ever had any religious significance. If they did, it was quite a while ago.

And yes, we also have Ginger Men.

Let’s Speak English #23!

DO YOU THINK ‘LET IT GO’… MIGHT BE A PUN….

Anyway I’ve got relatives in Chicago. I’ve seen some snow up in here.