Category Archives: Books

ETJ Book Service

A few important changes were made to the ETJ Book Service during the Christmas/New Year period including almost 1.000 new books, cards and games were added to the site. The stock of some books published by independent publishers in Japan … Continue reading

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ESL Books

ESL Books – Textbooks for Teaching Adults: Some of the EFL Press Books Some of the best books I have used for teaching English to junior high to adults, are by EFL Press. “Talk a Lot: Starter Book,” and “Talk … Continue reading

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English Land Textbooks

English Grammar for Kids English Grammar for Kids, how can you teach it? I feel the English Land series of textbooks does a good job of teaching grammar through context. Plus this series of books draws the children in with … Continue reading

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Questions about Books

Questions for Students about Books by Kevin Burns (Machida, Japan ) Questions for Students about Books After reading a graded reader ask your partner these questions: 1. Do you read many books? 2. What was the book you read today … Continue reading

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Making Conversation

by Kevin Burns (Tokyo, Japan) A Review of the book, Making Conversation by John Foster Making Conversation is a handy book of conversation topics for ESL/EFL teachers to use while teaching their classes. I think all teachers at times, will … Continue reading

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ETJ’s Book Service, helping many teachers for years

ETJ Book Service Everything you Need for Teaching Phonics ••••••••••••••••••• Games Learn Through Play Card Games Phonics 1, Phonics 2, Phonics Families 1, Phonics Families 2 The children play a wide variety of games and learn phonics while playing Click … Continue reading

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PJ Nichols has Published his novel, Puzzled

An exciting announcement from P.J. Nichols (Most of you probably know me as Peter/Pete/Petey): I have published my first novel! The book title is “Puzzled” – it’s a cool adventure story about a group of junior high school kids. (While … Continue reading

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ESLの本:子供に教えるための教科書

ESLの本:子供に教えるための教科書 by Kevin R Burns   The Finding Out Series & The English Land Series   子供に教えるためのESL本、補助教材を2つ見つけました。David Paul著の「Finding Out」シリーズと Mari Nakamura& M.H. Newton(Longman Asia ELT)著の「English Land」シリーズです。 両シリーズは日本で広く試されていて、著者が日本の生徒のことをよく理解しているのが分かります。 Mari Nakamuraは、日本中で教師を教育する会議を行っています。彼女は活動的で、教育の記事を書いたり、 教師を教育したり、若い学習者の指導も行っています。また、金沢でEnglish Squareというスクールを運営しています。 さらに彼女はETJ Ishikawa グループのコーディネーターで、アストン大学で研究を行っています。     TEYL(若い学習者に英語を教えること)に関する研究も広く行っています。 「English Land」はとてもカラフルな様式で、本を通してディズニーキャラクターが組み込まれています。 日本の生徒が知っていて、愛されているキャラクターを使うことによって、子供たちに英語を学習するための … Continue reading

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Free Spiritual ebooks

Free Spiritual ebooks We can all use more free spiritual ebooks! But where can you get them? We will list some links to free books on this page.   “Wise people breathe from deep within them, whereas most peoplebreathe from … Continue reading

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