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English Immersion Camp

Coordinates: 35.114530812367484,135.94408288764953

Since Monday I am working at an English camp for Japanese children organized by Kumon. The camp is at a hotel next to Lake Biwa, which provides an amazing view during breakfast. At the camp we have 88 children who are between 8 and 12 years old. Together with around 20 other students from 20 countries and 10 staff members we entertain the kids all day by using English. It is a very good way to reduce the children’s shyness and to get them in touch with foreigners.

After the six days we will have half day off and then conduct a second camp which will run for four days.

I cannot post any pictures, but the official website can be found here: http://www.immersioncamp.com/

Field Trip with Japanese High School Students

Coordinates: 35.0268795,135.79824869999993

Our university offered for international students to participate in a field trip with students from Shibuya (渋谷). The Junior High School students came to Kyoto for a weekend excursion and on Sunday international students joined their tour in order to improve their English communication skills.

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