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ETJ Expo!

The Tokyo ETJ English Language Teaching Expo Saturday/Sunday February 22/23 (9:00-6:00) Otsuma Women’s University, Tokyo THE event for English language teachers (and future teachers) • Presentations by authors, local teachers . . .  on a wide range of topics for … Continue reading

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Using Storybooks in the Classroom

Shane Training Centre Using Storybooks In The Classroom Using Storybooks in the Classroom   Why Use Storybooks in the Classroom? Storybooks should be used in a young learner classes in three main ways: 1) Reading for pleasure and enjoyment: this … Continue reading

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Developing Receptive Skills with Young Learners  

Shane Corporation Ltd Developing Receptive Skills with Young Learners   Introduction There are a number of skills that are developed in a young learner class. The main 4 are: reading, writing, speaking and listening. However, other skills include: Motor skills (from holding … 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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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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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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The MAT Method

The MAT Method ESL Methodologies, Introducing the MAT Method The MAT Method stands for: Model, Action, Talk. It is said tobe easy to learn and easy to teach. I think MAT is suitable for large classes and some of the … Continue reading

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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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L1 Usage in the English Classroom

Former Kevin`s English Schools teacher, Stephen McAtamney talks about L1 usage in the classroom in the following article. Teach English Asia: how to teach English and some opinions on L1 usage in the English classroom. If you end up teaching … 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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