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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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JALT Announcements

As the end of one year comes to an end and another is set to begin, we would like to send our holiday greetings to our many Monthly Announcements readers around the world. We wish all of you a happy, … 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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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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Members of ETJ

A message for members of ETJ The ETJ Book Service <https://www.etjbookservice.com&gt; is the key to ensuring that ETJ will be able to continue as a free association that supports English teachers around Japan. Anything you can do to help spread … Continue reading

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Trying to Lose Weight?

Advice of recent research in this fall’s Molecular Metabolism journal shows the appetite suppressing effects of the amino acids lysine and arginine. It was a study done in mice, but even if the effect does not translate fully in humans, it is … Continue reading

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Activities Ideas for Teen Classes

Activities Ideas for Teen Classes  By Sophia McMillan Cube Toss: In pairs learners are given a basic die template and asked to write their favourite: sport, movie, singer, food, drink, etc. Once their die has been constructed give each pair a … Continue reading

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“Be the Teacher! Inspiring students to find their own voice in English” ‪on October 13‬

Dear Educator, National Geographic Learning is pleased to invite you to a professional development workshop – “Be the Teacher! Inspiring students to find their own voice in English” on October 13. Three professionals in the field of teaching junior and … 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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EFL Teaching Japan

EFL/ESL Teaching Japan — More Troubles with Blacklists ESL Teaching: “Setting the Record Straight” by James Brown ESL Teaching — “Bogus blacklist” The blacklisting of Japanese colleges and universities is an accusation of illegal activity. Pretty strong stuff. The managers … Continue reading

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