Five things you (probably) didn't know about Christmas

- Tim Lake


Christmas is one of those cultural imports to Japan that has lost quite a lot in translation, a long with that strange switch in roles at Valentines Day. To help you learn a bit more about Christmas, here are a few facts about Christmas that you probably didn’t know. Read on to find out:



Five Reasons Why I Started triplo

- Tim Lake


I think we are doing something quite different with triplo. I thought you might find it interesting to know some of the reasons why I started triplo and some of the thinking behind it, so in this blog post I will briefly give you 5 of the main reasons we are doing what we are doing.



アメリカの音大生 - Life in the US

- Hana Fujisaki



Word of the Week

WOTW: master

今週の #WOTW は「master」です。’Master’ is one of those English words that can be just about any part of the speech. This one is not an adverb, but it is a noun, a verb, and an adjective.


WOTW: campaign

今週の #WOTW は「campaign」です。’Campaign’ is a noun, a verb, and it’s used in at least one phrase. It also has a G there in the middle, which might scare some people when trying to pronounce it for the first time. It’s a silent letter, so don’t worry about it. But, why is it there? Keep reading to find out!


WOTW: sport

今週の #WOTW は「sport」です。’Sport’ is a noun, a verb, it’s used in a couple of phrases, and it doesn’t always involve balls, skis, or sweating. Let’s have a look!