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I Made 877,000 Yen in April

But it was not from teaching!  It was from my side hustle. Want to pad your teaching salary with a side hustle income? Sign up to host on Airbnb and use the extra income to fund your passions. Here’s my … Continue reading

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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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Teaching Spoken English Japan

Teaching Spoken English Japan: what kind of person should teach here? If you are a people person you should teach. Teaching at English schools (also known as language schools) in Japan can be a great job provided that youare the … Continue reading

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The Tale the Wags

The Tale That Wags by Thomas C. Anderson (Kanto, Japan) Book Review Tim Murphey. Perceptia Press, 2011. 112 pages Tim Murphey’s choice of title for his book is not meant as a pun, but rather as a metaphor-the “tale” (tail) … Continue reading

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Teaching English TEFL

Teaching English TEFL Teaching English TEFL, indeed the Grammar Translation Method doesn`t work, unless perhaps you are trying to teach translators, but not teach people to speak English or any language for that matter. by Kevin Burns Grammar Translation Method … Continue reading

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What to Bring to Japan?

What to Bring to Japan? If you land a job to teach in Japan, you may be surprised at what is difficult to get and actually easy to get in this part of Asia. by Kevin Burns As well as … 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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MOTIVATING JAPANESE STUDENTS

When teaching English in Japan, motivating Japanese students is always a challenge but rewarding too! Using a diary to keep track of what works and what doesn`t with particular groups of Japanese students will be helpful. One expert on motivation … Continue reading

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Classroom Management 3

ESL Student by Devanshe Chauhan ESL Student – Classroom Management — SEATING ARRANGEMENT 1. Gone are the days when classrooms looked regimental- desks and chairs in a neatly arranged format. Depending on- -Number of ESL students -Space available -Arrangement of … Continue reading

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Classroom Management 2

ESL Teaching Strategies by Devanche Chauhan ESl Teaching Strategies – What is important for Classroom Management? You can control a classroom through: eye contact, gesture and voice. 1. Good Eye Contact is essential to getting student attention. Eye contact can … Continue reading

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