Daily Archives: August 19, 2018

On Being an ALT in Japan Part 1

Assistant Language Teacher: This can be a great job in Japan if you are in with a good group of Japanese teachers. However a fair number of Japanese teachers it would seem, are difficult to work with. I don`t know … Continue reading

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On Being an ALT in Japan Part 2

On Being an ALT in Japan Part 2 by Kevin Burns (Tokyo, Japan) On Being an ALT in Japan Part 2 On a bright morning in April, Walker goes to one of the two elementary schools he will teach at. … Continue reading

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On Being an ALT in Japan Part 3

On Being an ALT in Japan Part 3 by Kevin Burns (Tokyo, Japan) The grade threes enter. The children as always are a joy and one of the teachers is fine, but another teacher is a pain. Her game is … Continue reading

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Teacher Assaulted in Japanese High School

Teacher assaulted in Japanese High School by Mark Chapman (Kanagawa, Japan) Teacher assaulted in Japanese High School Below is a video of some of the behavior that goes on at some of the junior high and senior high schools in … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Teaching English as a Second Language

by Matt Jones (The UK) The Benefits Of Teaching English As A Second Language Maybe you’re looking for a new career choice, looking for some part time work or wishing you could travel the world and earn money while you … Continue reading

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Language House in Japan

Language House in Japan by Sheff (Japan) Teach in Japan I taught English in Japan for two years and LOVED it. Had a great boss, great students and a beautiful apartment. The two things I see different between China and … Continue reading

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Smearing an Entire Industry – Let`s Japan!

Smearing an Entire Industry – Let`s Japan! by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Smearing an Entire Industry – Let`s Japan! “The Site Dedicated to Debunking Eikaiwa” “Let’s Japan was not created to smear an entire industry. On the contrary, right … Continue reading

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Five Year Limit

Five Year Limit by Trevor Carter (Kanagawa, Japan) The Five Year Limit, How to Deal with it? If you teach at a university in Japan and you are asked to take a break or asked if you would like to … Continue reading

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Right of Expectation

Right of Expectation by Trevor Carter (Kanagawa, Japan) The Right of Expectation basically is the legal right to expect work if you have been given it year after year. Barring a drop in student numbers which would cause you to … Continue reading

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Basic Grammar in Use – English Language Teaching Part 2

Basic Grammar in Use by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Basic Grammar in Use – English Language Teaching Part 2 On Education in Japan & the West Basic Grammar in Use, Junior high and high school becomes a ritualized experience … Continue reading

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