Daily Archives: August 18, 2018

Presenting Grammar, Part 2

Presenting Grammar Part Two by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Shane Corporation) Presenting Grammar Part Two • Pre-teach any necessary vocab 2 • Set a task and learners listen/read once to do task • Give feedback on this task • … Continue reading

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TCLC: TOKYO COLLEGE OF LANGUAGE & CULTURE

TCLC Address: TCLC Sanshin Bldg, 6F 1-20-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150-0002 Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm Department of Instructors Contacts: Keith Shiell, Director: instrdirector AT tclc-web.co.jp Ian Wakeford, Manager / Curriculum: tokyomgr AT tclc-web.co.jp / curriculum@tclc-web.co.jp Wei … Continue reading

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English Teaching Idea: Free Project Week

Free Project Week by Kevin Burns Tell your students they can work with whomever like in the class, and on whatever project they would like to work on. They must come up with a problem to solve or a project … Continue reading

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Meeting the Learners: Ice-breakers & Warmers

Meeting the Learners: Ice-breakers & Warmers by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save Warmers are fun and communicative, they should take around five minutes, be very simple to set up and are a good way to review or practise … Continue reading

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Classroom Management

Classroom Management by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save Planning and executing effective lessons is of course an extremely important part of teaching. The teacher should always ask themselves the following questions: * What is the objective of the … Continue reading

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Presenting Grammar

Presenting Grammar by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) False Beginners & Japanese Methods of Teaching Grammar False beginners are people who have studied the language before but have forgotten it. Japanese adults are often classed as false beginners rather … Continue reading

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Teaching Children: Some FAQs

Teaching Children: Some FAQs by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save Teaching children can be a challenging prospect, especially to those who are new to teaching. But don’t worry! Below are some FAQs about teaching English to young children, … Continue reading

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Gaga English Schools in Japan

Gaba makes the Brown List! The Greenlist of English Schools in Japan is for good schools.  The  brown list is for the others. Specializes in Private English Lessons Teach English in Japan with Gaba Corporation It is a large English … Continue reading

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Socialisation and Young Learners

Socialisation and Young Learners by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save Teaching very young learners (i.e. under 5s) can be particularly daunting for many teachers. For most it is the first time they have had to cope with children … Continue reading

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Homework Correction

Homework Correction by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) These are just a few ideas of how to make whole-class correction of homework more of an active challenge. • Give learners a chance to compare their answers in pairs. They … Continue reading

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