7. Exploring the culture (15/9/2019)

Monday I filled out my Learning Agreement’s “During” section and sent it forward and got my courses approved. A lot of weight dropped from my shoulders, it was causing some stress as I had to remove a course that would’ve helped my studies back home, but you have to be in Intermediate or Advanced Japanese…

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6. Signs of Culture Shock (8/9/2019)

Monday Most of my day consisted of getting my courses and schedule together, there had been a lot of miscommunication between schools about the courses so I had to pick new ones and drop a few. This had been my main cause of stress for a while, but I finally got everything worked out. So…

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5. Experiencing the crazy weather (1/9/2019)

Monday My first proper school week started off with a 9-15 school day, where I attended the language courses and Introduction to Japanese Cinema course. So far so good, the cinema course seems pretty interesting and fun, even though we have to write essays after watching movies but that’s just perfectly fine to me. After…

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4. Such a different culture (25/8/2019)

So here from out, I will try to briefly let you know about my weeks here abroad from Monday to Sunday. Edit: In case of really bad weather or other similar factors I may not write about some days (more about this in the next post). たのしんでください! (Tanoshinde kudasai = Please enjoy) Monday The first…

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2. Just starting to hit me (1/8/2019)

My feelings before departure Comparing the feelings I’m having now to back in 2015 when going on exchange to the US for a whole year, I’m way calmer and feeling neutral about going through this again. I was about crying all the time four years ago for two weeks before leaving as I was starting…

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