Teaching English in Japan is one of the greatest ways to really experience this fast paced country. Live like a local and discover a Japan that is never known to tourists. Japan whirrs on by in a blur of neon, high rise, low rise and everything in between! Teach English in Japan and enjoy access to Zen Buddhist temples, listen to taiko drummers, peruse world famous comic book stores and meditate upon ancient art and architecture.

Teaching in Japan allows a lifestyle where you are awestruck every day by enchanting wonders, hospitality and the refined manners of the Japanese culture.

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Here are 10 interesting facts and curious trivia about Japan:

  1. Population: More than 127 million people
  2. Capital city: Tokyo
  3. Currency:  Japanese yen
  4. UNESCO languages listed as endangered:  Yaeyama, Yonaguni, Amami, Kunigami, Uchinaa
  5. Common languages: Japanese, English, Russian, German, French & many more
  6. Religions: Shinto, Buddhism, Christianity, Baha’i Faith, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism
  7. National drink: Sake (rice wine)
  8. UNESCO World Heritage Site: Fujisan
  9. National dances: Two styles are Odori and Mai
  10. National bird: Green pheasant


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TEFL Japan

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Duration 12 months

Location Mainly Tokyo

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Duration 6 - 12 months

Location Various

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