Monthly Archives: March 2016

Foretelling Grades and Encouraging Reflection to Increase Motivation

Jason Pratt Discusses: “Foretelling Grades and Encouraging Reflection to Increase Motivation.” I`ve been looking forward to this article, and Pratt`s findings, as motivation is a huge problem when teaching English at many institutions in Japan. I thank Jason for sharing … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

7 Reasons why Japanese Cannot Speak English after 4-6 years of Study

英語を話せるようになるためには、「勉強」ではなくて、英語を「話す練習」が必要なんだ。多くの日本人は、たくさんの英文法や英単語を記憶する「勉強」はしているけど、英語はあまり話せないよね。話すどころか、英語を聞いて内容を理解することすらままならない。それはなぜか?英語を「話す練習」が不足しているからなんだ。 Read More

Posted in Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Airbnb Should be Legal in Japan

Airbnb Should be Legal in Japan. Help the 99% participate in the sharing economy. Japan`s hotels are almost 100% totally booked during peak tourist seasons. Airbnb is necessary to accommodate the many tourists that will come to Japan now, during … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Need a Cheap Place to Stay in Japan?

Need a Cheap Place to Stay in Japan? Cheap Hotel Japan! How would you like stay in a Victorian style house in Japan for under 40 dollars per night!? Sounds untrue right? But there is a home in Minamiashigara City, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Want free materials for your kids classes?

Want free materials for your kids classes? I am clearing out one of my English schools. I have family and children`s VHS videos, kids games for learning English, family games, textbooks and others. It is too much to go through … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment