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Motivation to Learn

Motivation to Learn Dynamite Debates: One Teacher’s Experience Motivation to Learn Dynamite Debates: One Teacher’s Experience by Tom Anderson EFL teachers in Japan often come across debate in one or more forms. They might be asked to participate as judges … Continue reading

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MOTIVATING JAPANESE STUDENTS

When teaching English in Japan, motivating Japanese students is always a challenge but rewarding too! Using a diary to keep track of what works and what doesn`t with particular groups of Japanese students will be helpful. One expert on motivation … Continue reading

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Teaching English TEFL

Part-Time Teachers: The Unsung Heroes Of EFL Teaching in Japan by Thomas Anderson (Kanto, Japan) As a language teacher for nine years and a university instructor for sixteen years, I’ve noticed that the image of the part-time instructor here has … Continue reading

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Teaching English to Young Adults

Teaching Language Skills to Young Adults (With Special Focus on Speaking Skills) (Teaching English Young Adults Photo – Yosakoi, photo also by Devanshe Chauhan) by Devanshe Chauhan Teaching English Young Adults Pedagogy versus Andragogy: Traditional Teaching methods versus New methods … Continue reading

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On Teaching English at Japanese Universities

I no longer recommend that foreign university teachers come to Japan to teach English at a Japanese University. The employment situation is too tenuous now, the possibility of long term employment is a risk, and giving non-Japanese teachers tenure is … Continue reading

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On Using Settlers of Catan in the EFL Class

On Using Settlers of Catan in the EFL Class by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa,Japan) On Using Settlers of Catan in the EFL Class Settlers of Catan can be used in a variety of ways to enhance your EFL classroom. One … Continue reading

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Using News Stories in EFL Class

Using News Stories in EFL Class by Chakri Kasatri (Bangkok , Thailand) Inverted Pyramid In this article instructors learn how to improve students’ reading and writing skills using news stories and the 5 W’s of journalism. Students in return write … Continue reading

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Motivating Japanese University Students

Motivating Japanese University English Students Sports Newspaper Project — The Classroom Olympics Once per term in a classroom full of students who enjoy sports,I bring in various table top sports games such as: table hockey,table top baseball, electric football, foosball … Continue reading

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Motivating Japanese University English Students

Part 1 Maintaining the Motivation of Japanese University Students If you teach English in Japan, motivating Japanese university English students can be a real challenge to say the least. To teach in Japan well, there are many things you can … Continue reading

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