Posted in Extracurricular Activities, Going Abroad!!!

🇹🇭 🇯🇵 Snowy Goodbye 👋

Today, our students learned about Culture and Manners with T. Moja.

The class started with the classic brainstorming and moving onwards to class grouping. After the whole one hour, music class followed then lunch.

We had a short meeting by 1pm for some short briefing on schedule and activities.

But, students were in a hurry because they needed to be in front of the Manor House to bid fare the well to their Japanese buddies.

It was such a snowy good bye and till they meet again on line.

Posted in Fun English, Going Abroad!!!

Snowy Day

Today is a snowy day. Little fractals are everywhere. Its super cold ❄. But doesn’t stop the students from playing.

Making snow balls and throwing on each other is way funnier when they know it’s snow.

Because of the snow destruction, the students were 5 minutes late from their class. And their teacher was waiting, they have to Skype call us to remind of the class.

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🇯🇵 Harry Potter Adventure

One of the amenities provided by British Hills is the cloak resembling Harry Potter. And we were lucky to be provided with one for we got the chance to wear it and feel like it was in the movie.

Not only that, we dine in the refectory which added more to the spice.

Take note, dining in is one of the best of the many bests because it feels like a festive atmosphere.

Therefore, dining in British Hills is always grand and festive.

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Welcome to British Hills

After a long and winding road we finally arrived at our destination, the British Hills, the 🇬🇧 on top of Fukushima. Upon our entrance, we are awed with the terrific and beautiful view of the area. See for yourself.

As we entered we saw the galant walkway covered in white and all of us uttered our wows as we saw the British Hills staff lined in row waiting for our arrival with a waiving and welcoming smile.

Right then, we deposited our bags and head for the group by group check-in and orientation.

We were also welcomed by the British Hills director who gave us his welcome speech, which in return we gave him a token of appreciation.

Afterwards, we head on to the Manor Tour which we got the chance to look around the 👑 and 👑 style bedrooms.

As we finished the arrival activities we completed it with our own version of pose by the snow.

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🇯🇵 Journey Going to Fukushima

As we got on the bus we head to British Hills Fukushima. On the road we stopped for breakfast.

And right after the meal, we moved on to our next stop where we learned to make Daruma Dolls along with the Japanese teachers.

They taught us the step by step way of painting the Daruma Doll.

Not only that, they even emphasized the importance of drying off the Daruma.

After drying, the drawing of the 👁‍🗨 comes next but they said before drawing the eye the painter must make a wish, then begin drawing the left eye of the Daruma.

And if your wish will come true then you get to paint the right 👁‍🗨 of the Daruma. It was indeed an incredible experience for all of us.

Posted in Fun English, Going Abroad!!!

Yangpyeong-Immigration Simulation

Hey guys! Did you know that in English Village – Yangpyeong Campus, all students joining the camp will first go through their “Immigration Simulation”. You’ll probably be thinking now, what it’s like? Well, don’t worry MEP-NMK students got the first-hand simulation experience. Let’s check out!

First of all, inside the campus, they do have this “Airport Style Building”. Students were led to queue in here and were given the English Village Passport like this one:

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Tam and Jinny seems to be very excited with their passports. You see, they’re waving it! Okay, okay,  I got it…you’re officially English Village citizens now, I haftasay(have to say)! ^ ^

Up next, students will then wait for their turns to face the “immigration officers” (who were of course the English Village teachers). And, once you reached the “immigration officers” stand, they will then interview you series of conversational questions; “What’s your name?, What’s your purpose of coming here in English Village? etc. etc. It may sound very easy, but mind you , I believe that this is a good practice to check the students presence of mind and at the same time boost up their confidence to use the language. Get ready then, as we take few glimpses of how did it go with our MEP-NMK students. Were they scared? Did they panic…? But,,,ooops…

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Meet Tanwa, facing his immigration officer (T. Britney). He seems to be very happy and confident while dealing with the simulation. Good job, Tanwa! Atta( What a)  boy!
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Oh wow Sareena! She seems to be enjoying the talk too. So far so good!
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Look… Jinny,,,she seems to be more glowing and prettier for a girl doing the simulation! I’m impressed!
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Wait…even Alissa is confident and smiling too. Easy-peasy Japanesey!
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This is the best of all time, Nut with the big smile! It looks to me that he is having a nice time chit-chatting..oops…I mean doing the interview. So proud smile! Well done Nut!

I wish I could show more candid shots of our MEP-NMK immigration simulation, but my blog site seems to have some bytes limit, (maybe – not quiet familiar with the technical computer terminology).Anyway, my point is I apologize for not showing more pictures and bits about this action. But, believe me, all our MEP-NMK students performed and showed not only their best but in fact, their superb job!

They did super dooper ultra mega to the max EXCELLENT job! I’m so proud of you guys! Perhaps I could shout to the world, I am one of their English Teachers, so, like students like teachers ^ ^ !!!