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Feeling Bloated Teacher?

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare). The seeds, leaves, and roots of the fennel plant are readily available in many forms including plain seeds, sugar-coated seeds, extract, oil, and capsules. All offer a natural way to help relieve gas. When shopping, note that fresh fennel seeds … Continue reading

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Culture in the Language Classroom

View this message in your browser »   Graduate College of Education      Distinguished Lecturer Series Culture in the Language Classroom: Towards an Intercultural Pedagogy for Teaching English as a Foreign Language/World Language Dr. Jonathan Newton (Victoria University of … Continue reading

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The Tokyo ETJ English Language Teaching Expo

Saturday/Sunday February 23/24 (9:00-6:00 each day) Otsuma Women’s University, Tokyo (near Ichigaya station) Presentation Schedule 120 presentations on a wide variety of topics Saturday Presentation Schedule http://ltprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Tokyo-Saturday-Schedule.pdf Sunday Presentation Schedule http://ltprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Tokyo-Sunday-Schedule.pdf Information Information including a map with directions http://ltprofessionals.com/etj/2018expos REGISTER … Continue reading

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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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JALT Announcements

As the end of one year comes to an end and another is set to begin, we would like to send our holiday greetings to our many Monthly Announcements readers around the world. We wish all of you a happy, … Continue reading

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Ideas for the First Class with New Learners

Ideas for the First Class with New Learners The first class with new learners can be an anxious one for all concerned – teacher as well as learners. Below are some tips to make that first class go smoothly. * … Continue reading

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JALT ANNOUNCEMENTS

JALT2018 is only a few days away from us and we are looking forward to seeing many of you at the conference and/or online! The conference hashtag is #JALT2018 – please get involved! We wish you a memorable conference experience, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Cultivate good Gut Bacteria & Reduce Depression

We are all born with genes that predispose us to all kinds of things — in my case, most of the psychiatric illnesses listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition). And while we have some control over the … Continue reading

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Games’ Scoring Systems

Games’ Scoring Systems   Competition works very well with children (and even adults) over the age of about 4 and it can be a great way to retain attention on an activity and producing the language. Competition must be kept fair, fun and involve the learners … 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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