Kei Nishikori, born in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture on 29 December 1989 is now (Nov. 2014) ranked no. 5 among all professional tennis players in the world. At this time he is the only Japanese man in history to rise to the top 10 in the world. But he is not just great on a Japanese […]
Life is an Adventure and Language is a Tool to Deepen the Experience!
Life is an adventure! Language is a tool that allows you to experience that adventure more deeply and to interact with a lot more people. That is the real power of learning a language. When you learn to use another language, you learn so much more about yourself, your own country and its culture and […]
Shunju Cafe (カフェ春秋 ) Okamoto Al’s Favorite.
Shunju Cafe (カフェ春秋 ) and スミス英会話岡本 are old friends. Actually, in Okamoto, Shunju is nearly everyone’s long-time favorite cafe. I have been coming to this Cafe since I arrived in Okamoto in 2006. My students and I have enjoyed many nice evenings at Shunju Cafe . Today, after my usual work distributing some flyers in front of the local station, […]