Category Archives: Teaching Children

On Teaching Children English

How to Teach English in Japan interviewed, university teacher, Catherine Cheetham. Teach children English, Catherine Cheetham talks about teaching children, university students and her life in Japan. Cheetham is a mother of two girls married to a Japanese. Teach Children … Continue reading

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ESL Almost No Prep Activities

ESL Almost No Prep Activities For Japanese English Students ESL Almost No Prep Activities – Teaching English in Japan To teach in Japan, is to leave your home and your family behind to do something you really love and really … Continue reading

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ESL for Kids, Some Do`s and Don`ts

ESL for Kids, Some Do`s and Don`ts ESL for Kids, Do`s and Don`ts by May Lilleton Teaching English to children can be a daunting task as you have to develop both writing and oral skills in the kids through interactive … Continue reading

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How to get your Students to Speak 100% English

Teaching English to Japanese Teaching English to Japanese — How to get your students to speak 100% English by David Martin This paper is written primarily for teachers who have unmotivated to semi-motivated students and want (more than anything) for … Continue reading

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ESL: Getting into the Head of a Child

The ESL Teacher & Personal Construct Psychology by Kevin Burns ESL Teacher & Personal Construct Psychology – What are the implications for the classroom? I attended an ETJ Conference in Tokyo and David Paul asked this question during his lecture: … 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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Japan to use AI robots in English classes

Japan to use AI robots in English classes NHK — AUG 20 Japan’s education ministry is planning to place English-speaking artificial intelligence robots in schools to help children improve their English oral communication skills. Japanese students are generally not good … Continue reading

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Drama in ESL Learning

Drama in ESL Learning By Lara Johnson Although many cultures don’t typically teach drama in school, it is still a useful tool in the classroom. A fun way to teach inflection and tone is through script work. You start with … 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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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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