An Tran

Recent college graduate in biomedical engineering exploring Japan as an assistant language teacher. 

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Learning Japanese
3 days ago
The Japanese language consists of syllabic scripts, hiragana and katakana, and kanji, Japanese-adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system. It is said that if y...
Karaoke and Settlers of Catan
16 days ago
Today, I volunteered to partake in community lessons. The topic of today was taught by Nick Giannini, and it was about the comparison of comic books between the United States and Japan. As simple as t...
I Love School Lunch
a month ago
I haven’t had a school lunch for over a decade, and from what I remembered, it was mediocre at best. But boy oh boy am I glad to have the school lunches here. My middle school and all my elementary sc...
Jebi Typhoon Day
2 months ago
It was decided that all schools are canceled due to a “life-threatening typhoon.” However, regardless of whether students are at school, it is expected that teachers be at school, typhoon or shine. Th...
Oh Boy, Oh Boy!!!
2 months ago
First day of school! So exciting and nerve-racking. I don't think I have been this nervous and excited to go to the first day of school since 6th grade! Yes, it was an excruciatingly long period of fo...
Yes (Wo)man
2 months ago
First and foremost, I would like to apologize for the inconsistent verb tenses used throughout this post. I am now officially one week behind on my life, and depending on the topic, some things are be...