I work at Japanese language school. I have many opportunities to meet non-Japanese people.
One day the young lady came to our school. She really wants to study Japanese because she wants to pass the Japanese proficiency test held in December. I talked with her a lot and counceled what plan was good for her. The problem for her was course fee.Actually it is expensive. I am sad when I hear they cannot take the course because of expensive course fee. I'm sorry that I cannot do anything about it.
But she decided to take the course and started studying. She looked really happy and she said "thank you" to me a lot. When I talked with her for the first time, she talked to me in English but now she talks to me in Japanese. I think she is more confident than before. I look forward to meeting her with smile.