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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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Reading for Real: Storybooks in the classroom

There are two ways to view reading in the younger learner classroom: learning to read and reading to learn.  By Sophia McMillan Reading to learn involves target language and structures, which form part of the curriculum: for example a dialogue or unscrambling words or … Continue reading

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Calling all Part-time University Teachers

To all uni part-timers who have been working at a university since 2013, take a look at this.

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What is Red?

What is Red? by David Lisgo What is Red — National Institute of Fitness and Sport in Kanoya I began to think more deeply about pre-reading programs when I heard from some Japanese elementary school teachers that they would not … Continue reading

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Get the Children Moving in English Classes

Get the Children Moving in English Classes When teaching children aged 5-12 it is important to realize how much energy they have. They have a lot more energy than you. Yes you! The bald guy sitting right in front of … Continue reading

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You`ve been in Japan too long when…

First thing Saturday morning, you head to Shibuya to check the prices of orange hair dye. If you are over 65 then the blue hair dye is your dye of choice. by Kevin Burns Corn or cuttle fish on pizza … Continue reading

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Moving to Japan

Moving to Japan by Alex (Tennessee) I’m interested in moving to Japan. As of now, I’m very limited in my Japanese language skills, but was wondering that if I make the planned move in 3-5 years what would be the … Continue reading

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Teach on the Peace Boat!

Peace Boat: Teach on this famous Ship and Travel the World! An Update from Peace Boat! Peace Boat – VOLUNTEER ENGLISH / SPANISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS FOR GLOBAL VOYAGES GET, Peace Boat’s language training program is now accepting applications for English … Continue reading

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Write for How to Teach English in Japan!

Write for How to Teach English in Japan! by Kevin Burns (Machida, Tokyo) Write for How to teach English in Japan: we need lesson plans, teachers stories of teaching experiences , living in Japan experiences, and travel stories- what did … Continue reading

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