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ETJ Expo!

The Tokyo ETJ English Language Teaching Expo Saturday/Sunday February 22/23 (9:00-6:00) Otsuma Women’s University, Tokyo THE event for English language teachers (and future teachers) • Presentations by authors, local teachers . . .  on a wide range of topics for … Continue reading

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Move over Question Quest

Move over Question Quest because now there’s a sequel. Question Quest, if you’ve ever played it with your students, you will know it was great! Now Question has a sequel: Crystal Hunters. Crystal Hunters Kevin’s English Schools, the Canadian Schools … Continue reading

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Using Storybooks in the Classroom

Shane Training Centre Using Storybooks In The Classroom Using Storybooks in the Classroom   Why Use Storybooks in the Classroom? Storybooks should be used in a young learner classes in three main ways: 1) Reading for pleasure and enjoyment: this … Continue reading

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Authentic Materials

Shane Training Centre Authentic Materials Using Authentic Materials   Authentic material is any material in English that was not created for use in the English language classroom. It includes not just newspaper or magazine articles but also songs, TV shows, movies, … Continue reading

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New Textbook of Sentence Patterns and Expressions

みなさま,友人のMichael McDowellと執筆した新刊が9月(刊行予定日は9月12日)に刊行されます.基本的な文構造を使って英語で発信できることを目的としたワークブック形式の書籍です. https://amzn.to/2ZaMCAz 興味があれば目を通していただければ幸いです.教室での使用をお考えの方がいらっしゃいましたら担当編集者の清水さん(m-shimizu@shuwasystem.co.jp)にメイルで連絡していただければ,献本させていただきたいと思います.また,ご購入注文までいかなくても,勤務先・お近くの図書館などで参考図書として注文していただくとうれしく思います.もちろん,お知り合いの方に勧めていただけるだけでも大歓迎です. 本書は,今年の3月刊行予定だったのですが,諸事情があり,大幅に遅れてしまいました.お詫びいたします. 石井洋佑 Hello, I am writing to inform you of the book I coauthored with Michael McDowell that is scheduled to be out in September (https://amzn.to/2ZaMCAz). The workbook intended to help basic-level learners practice sentence patterns … Continue reading

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On being an ALT in Japan

Riding the ALT Rollercoaster “I saw a documentary on NHK recently and it said that if the foreign teacher is allowed to teach and the Japanese teacher assists, then the class will go well. But if the Japanese teacher insists … Continue reading

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Saitama University Job Openings

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Center for English Education and Development at Saitama University is looking for a university instructor to teach the following classes for the Fall 2019 fall semester.   CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 1. Period 1 9 AM to 10:30 AM-GES1 a. 1st-year general English course … Continue reading

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ETJ Kanagawa – Workshop

ETJ – Kanagawa Sunday July 21: Marco Brazil Workshop 2:30 – 4:30 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Venue Kanagawa Prefecture Residents’ Activity Support Center (near the west exit of Yokohama station) Map: http://ltprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/KanagawaETJvenue.pdf ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• REGISTER TO ATTEND Please register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe-C6bKEHqDhxUs_tpf-ABFwYsJvtdQB2r9XC3OjyBujp6tIw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Information Title: … Continue reading

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You Can Learn English

At times it seems that so many university students in Japan feel they cannot learn English. They slowly walk in, they sit down, and they lethargically open their textbook when the teacher asks. Learning English is perhaps akin to a … Continue reading

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Developing Receptive Skills with Young Learners  

Shane Corporation Ltd Developing Receptive Skills with Young Learners   Introduction There are a number of skills that are developed in a young learner class. The main 4 are: reading, writing, speaking and listening. However, other skills include: Motor skills (from holding … Continue reading

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