TED talks are often good. Here's one by someone very enthusiastic about learning languages.
And more: http://youtu.be/-WLHr1_EVtQ
Sunday, December 15, 2013
There is something to be learned here about body language and physical presence. For a Japanese person to 'fit' into a Western setting, he (and she) needs to be able to behave in the manner of the men in this video. By that, I mean that you need to have a certain pride in yourself, and confidence and independence to do something that you know might attract attention . . but you don't give a damn.