Daily Archives: September 15, 2018

Land of the Rising Gas

Comedy Land of the Rising Gas by Kevin Burns (that really is my last name!) I wanna get a dog, but I admit it is for all the wrong reasons. I would treat it well, I wouldn`t keep it in … Continue reading

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Learn English Vocabulary

Helping our Students to Learn English Vocabulary Learn English Vocabulary – Some Ideas on how to teach our students English words, in a way that doesn`t create too many grey hairs! by Travis Callaghan “Basic English is English made simple … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Sentences

Vocabulary Sentences Vocabulary Sentences – Meeting People Greetings Hi, My name is Kevin. What`s your name? I`m _________________________________. This is __Bob_____________. Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you too. How are you? (Is like a greeting in North America.) … Continue reading

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IATEFL

IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) Organization similar to TESOL. Learn more about IATEFL IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language)Organization similar to TESOL. Learn more about IATEFL For over 50 … Continue reading

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The General Union

The General Union Teaching English in Japan: What is the General Union? by Kevin Burns I used to hate the General Union. Some of the members were so negative about ALL English schools in Japan. They tarred all schools with … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Learning Tips

Vocabulary Learning Tips by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Shane Training Centre, Japan Learning a language involves learning new words. The more words you know the more you will understand and the better you will be able to communicate. … Continue reading

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JACET: Japan Association of College English Teachers

JACET: The Japan Association of College English Teachers The primary objectives of JACET today are consistent with those of the past: the development of English language education in Japan. JACET also offers its members opportunities to exchange information on topics … Continue reading

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Comments on JALT

JALT: Japan Association of Language Teachers by Kevin Burns What is JALT? The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the improvement of language teaching and learning with nearly 3,000 members in chapters and affiliates … Continue reading

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Tokyo Jobs

Tokyo Jobs ETJ Conferences are a great way to network for Tokyo Jobs and jobs throughout Japan. Plus you will learn a lot and the conferences are very reasonably priced! ETJ Japan is a great way to network and find … Continue reading

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English Spirituality

English Spirituality English Spirituality – Anderson’s Anecdotes A Foreigner’s Take on Life in Japan by Tom Anderson This time around I’d like to share a short article by Charles Swindoll, an American writer and theologian, which I use with my … Continue reading

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