Home > Life in Japan > Features
  print button email button

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008

VIEWS FROM THE STREET

What are your New Year's resolutions for 2009?


News photo

Mari Kajiura
Housewife, 37
I want to get really healthy next year by watching what I eat and exercising every day. I've just joined a pingpong club, so hopefully I'll play regularly.

News photo

Tam Prasadgurung
Chef, 25 (Nepalese)
I've only been in Japan for about two months, so I don't know that many people. I want to make lots of friends in 2009 and go traveling with them.

News photo

Ryoko Nagayama
Part-time translator, 34
I want to become a freelance translator. I want to translate for a lot of people. I'm interested in tourism and science and would like to work in these areas.

News photo

Hilton Langford, 48
Salesman (Australian)
I like traveling and meeting new people. I want to go to lots of countries, particularly in Asia, to learn about different cultures and lifestyles.

News photo

Mamiko Takahashi
Sound technician
I want to improve my business English. I can make general conversation, but I have difficulty using formal language for meetings and negotiations.

News photo

Na Liu
Restaurant staff (Chinese)
I want to get a new job. I really want to help the community, especially elderly people. My dream is to work in a nursing home.



Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.