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Burnt Out?

Some teachers get what I would call burn out once a semester, It usually hits in the 3rd month of the university term.  In my case, usually I am bored with what I am teaching because I have done it … Continue reading

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Error Correction & Classroom Management

Error Correction * Error – a result of faulty past learning, or attempting what is not yet or only incompletely learnt * Mistake – a performance problem; the learner knows the correct version and may well correct themselves when prompted … Continue reading

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Classroom Safety

In teaching, and especially in teaching young learners, classroom safety should be our number 1 priority. Parents are entrusting us with their children and expect them to be safe and taken care of. As professionals dealing with children, any classroom … Continue reading

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The MAT Method

The MAT Method ESL Methodologies, Introducing the MAT Method The MAT Method stands for: Model, Action, Talk. It is said tobe easy to learn and easy to teach. I think MAT is suitable for large classes and some of the … Continue reading

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Lesson Plan ESL

Lesson Plan ESL The “Dumbo Feather” and Communication Circles Lesson Plan ESL – The “Dumbo Feather” and Communication Circles We are lucky to have another article by Thomas Anderson on teaching English in Japan to low level beginners or false … Continue reading

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ESL Japan 3

ESL Lesson Plans – More on ESL Communication Circles When you teach in Japan, you need well honed ESL lesson plans for each class. Each class is different, but Thomas C. Anderson discusses a great activity, that works for most … Continue reading

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ESL Japan 2

Teaching English to Adults Creating Confident Creative Conversationalist with Communcation Circles: Part 2 Teaching English to Adults “The best way to study for a communication test is to communicate!” by Thomas C. Anderson More on Communication Circles (Pictured: The Mickey … Continue reading

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What is Permitted at How to teach English in Japan

What is Permitted at How to Teach English in Japan HOW TO TEACH ENGLISH IN JAPAN·MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018 You may post: An article about teaching or living in Japan A teaching employment ad or an ad for some education … Continue reading

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