Daily Archives: May 26, 2018

Young Learner Needs

Young Learner Needs by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Shane Corporation Ltd There are similarities and differences between Adults and Young Learners (YL) as language learners. It is important to remember that learners are all individuals so the ideas … Continue reading

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Starting English School

Starting English School The Challenges of Starting an English School in Japan Starting English School – When I started my own school, I vowed I would be the best manager I could and have a school teachers would want to … Continue reading

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Interview Tips

Interview Tips Note on Interview Tips: Are you worried about the Aeon interview, the ECC interview or your upcoming Interac English School or Shane English School interview? ECC Interview ECC often asks you to do a lesson demonstration. They will give … Continue reading

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What to Bring to Japan?

What to Bring to Japan? What to Bring? If you land a job to teach in Japan, you may be surprised at what is difficult to get and actually easy to get in this part of Asia. As well as … Continue reading

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Teaching English Japan

  Teaching English Japan Before you come to Japan–What to do? Teaching English Japan – To do it, the most important facet is preparation. If you ground yourself in knowledge about Japan, how to teach English in Japan, and about … Continue reading

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On Lyme Disease in Japan

On Lyme Disease in Japan “Its a bit of a challenge to diagnose…Classic feature is an ecpanding bullseye rash at point of tick bite..Only a minority of ticks carry lime and they tend to occur in specific geographical areas..Message is:wear … Continue reading

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Learn Japanese

Learn Japanese There are some great ways to learn Japanese and many of them are free. (Photo: Masako) Of course studying at a good Japanese language school is a great idea. And you can do that online, in Japan, or … Continue reading

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Dynamite Debates Part 2

English Vocabulary: Learn Vocabulary by Debating by Thomas C Andersen Dynamite Debate English Vocabulary — Pictured: Mount Fuji in the distance by Sam Past Students’ Feedback Positive Debate was hard work but group work was enjoyable. The course didn’t have … Continue reading

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English Lessons: Dynamite Debate-One Teacher`s Experience

English Lessons: Dynamite Debate-One Teacher`s Experience English Lessons–How to get your students doing a Dynamite Debate. The following text is from a presentation Thomas C. Anderson gave in Japan at a conference. by Thomas C. Anderson Introduction I’d like you … Continue reading

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Teaching Spoken English at English Schools in Japan

Teaching Spoken English at English Schools in Japan Teaching Spoken English in Japan: what it is like At one of Japan`s largest chain English schools called ECC, I taught from 5:20PM-9:20PM on most days. I loved all the free time … Continue reading

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