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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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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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JALT2018

JALT2018 is approaching and here at JALT we are so excited and looking forward to seeing many of you in Shizuoka next month. This month’s announcements include: 1. JALT2018 Early Bird Registration Deadline: Tomorrow! 2. JALT2018 Full Schedule 3. Virtually … 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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Hans Jansen Lecture on Formatting Games for Different Levels

On Sunday October 21, I will be doing two LMQ workshops at “englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers” in Shinjuku, Tokyo. (10:30 Room B and 14:00 Room E) We will be focussing on adjusting the games to various level students. … 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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Some thoughts on Teaching English in Japan

English grammar worksheets, I hated them as a child. How about you? I think had it been taught in a more natural way, I might have enjoyed it more. That said though, I did discover (finally), a love of reading. … Continue reading

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Learn English Vocabulary

Helping our Students to Learn English Vocabulary Learn English Vocabulary – Some Ideas on how to teach our students English words, in a way that doesn`t create too many grey hairs! by Travis Callaghan “Basic English is English made simple … Continue reading

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