Hello, everyone! My name is Clara. To tell you a bit about myself, I am Korean American. In college I discovered the wonderful world of Japanese culture and literature, so I made it my goal to become fluent in Japanese. It has been more than ten years since
(time passes fast) but I have lived in Tokyo for more than 8 years, and worked in the banking industry as a translator for over 7 years...
How many of us out there took a couple of years of French or Spanish in high school, and don`t remember anything except how to sing 1-10 in Spanish, or Allouette in French? One year of foreign language at a college level, and you`ll be at least be able to
buy groceries from the street. So, why don`t we teach our children foreign language in foreign language class?
My sister took 8 years...
I'm currently student teaching at a high school in Chicago, which is why I cannot take new students for a while. For those of you unfamiliar with student teaching, it's a ten week bootcamp for beginning teachers. You take over a current teacher's full
classload and teach as a fulltime teacher, with all the responsibilities that come with it such as attending meetings and meeting parents, all...