Monthly Archives: November 2018

JALT ANNOUNCEMENTS

JALT2018 is only a few days away from us and we are looking forward to seeing many of you at the conference and/or online! The conference hashtag is #JALT2018 – please get involved! We wish you a memorable conference experience, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Cultivate good Gut Bacteria & Reduce Depression

We are all born with genes that predispose us to all kinds of things — in my case, most of the psychiatric illnesses listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition). And while we have some control over the … Continue reading

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Games’ Scoring Systems

Games’ Scoring Systems   Competition works very well with children (and even adults) over the age of about 4 and it can be a great way to retain attention on an activity and producing the language. Competition must be kept fair, fun and involve the learners … Continue reading

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Reading for Real: Storybooks in the classroom

There are two ways to view reading in the younger learner classroom: learning to read and reading to learn.  By Sophia McMillan Reading to learn involves target language and structures, which form part of the curriculum: for example a dialogue or unscrambling words or … Continue reading

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Group Activity: Food Discussion

For University, high school, junior high, or English school adults. 1. Group Work: (Discuss these questions with your group) What is your favorite food? What is a food you hate? What is the strangest thing you have eaten? Strangest=不思議 Which … Continue reading

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