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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 Practice

ESL Practice – Communication Circles ESL Practice – Thomas C. Anderson, has been an English teacher in Japan for many years now. He teaches at a couple of Japan`s prestigious universities, and lives on one of her more beautiful peninsulas. … Continue reading

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Input Output ESL Teaching: From a Distance…..

Input Output ESL Teaching: From a Distance….. On Input Output ESL Teaching: “…At first glance, many of our textbooks, handouts, and quizzes appear well structured, comprehensible and in line with some popular theories of learning. On closer examination, though, we … Continue reading

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How to get your Students to Speak 100% English

Teaching English to Japanese Teaching English to Japanese — How to get your students to speak 100% English by David Martin This paper is written primarily for teachers who have unmotivated to semi-motivated students and want (more than anything) for … Continue reading

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ESL: Getting into the Head of a Child

The ESL Teacher & Personal Construct Psychology by Kevin Burns ESL Teacher & Personal Construct Psychology – What are the implications for the classroom? I attended an ETJ Conference in Tokyo and David Paul asked this question during his lecture: … Continue reading

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Things you Should Never Say to Americans (or Canadians)

Things you Should Never Say or ask Americans in the USA by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Things you Should Never Say or ask Americans in the USA This is for students from Japan and Asia, and going on a … Continue reading

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White Collar

White Collar by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) White Collar, questions you can ask your ESL/EFL students about this interesting TV series. A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as … Continue reading

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Valentine`s Day in North America

Valentine`s Day by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Tell your students about Valentine`s Day in Canada and the USA. Valentine`s Day – A chance for Canadians to tell someone they love them in romantic way. Men and women give each … Continue reading

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Questions for Nurses 2

Questions for Nurses 2 – Family and You by Kevin Burns (Machida, Japan ) Questions for Nurses 2 – Family and You 1. What do you do? 2. What does your mother do? 3. What does your father do? 4. … Continue reading

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English Language Teaching Japan, the Untold Story

by Kevin R Burns (Machida, Tokyo) English Language Teaching Japan English Language Teaching Japan – Education If you are living in Japan or intend to, you may be wondering: What are the differences between Japanese and Western Education? Japan has … Continue reading

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