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The JET Programme: Statement of Purpose

Last week I went over a few of the items that needed to be submitted in order to be considered as a candidate for the JET Programme, one of which was a Statement of Purpose (SoP). 1,049 more words


On This Day...

I don’t know about you guys, but I love Facebook’s new “On This Day” feature. I love being able to look back on my life and remember where I was at this exact moment  106 more words


American English vs. All other English

This morning, I was called into the principal’s office at one of my schools.  I could just imagine all the teachers in the staffroom turning their heads and ooooh-ing at me as I walked out the door, but we are all adults here.  568 more words

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41 Hours in the Life...

“41 Hours in the Life…” of a senior high school ALT is what I would like to write about today – 41 hours being the average amount of time I spend at school in a week.  1,406 more words


The JET Application Process

I made a promise to myself that in the weeks leading up to leaving for Japan, to partake in the JET Programme, I would keep a blog that detailed my experiences. 1,101 more words


So what happens now? Being a JET Alternate

Before everything gets a bit Another Suitcase in Another Hall, I thought I’d vent some of my feelings about being selected as a JET Alternate. 837 more words


A word from Tuesday's woman

Hello there and welcome to The Wind-up Girl Chronicle, the limbo of an English Literature undergraduate, Japanese book lover and current JET Programme Alternate. I hope to share some of my thoughts on trying to reach the Land of the Rising Sun, whilst enjoying that country’s books, film and other bits and pieces.

Sayonara for now,