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Japan and its standardized test-based education system

by Kevin R Burns (Kanagawa, Japan) Japan and its standardized test-based education system Hensachi is a term used in Japan to establish one`s rank relative to others. (Yuko Kawanishi p. 79) It is quite a demeaning thing to say the … Continue reading

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Teaching English to Japanese Learners

Teaching English to Japanese Learners 1/2 by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) NB: The information contained within these notes is generic and while is relevant for Asian learners, not just Japanese, not all learners will have the problems outlined … Continue reading

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Teaching English to Japanese Learners 2/2

Teaching English to Japanese Learners 2/2 by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Shane Training Centre, Japan Cultural Considerations Many difficulties Japanese learners have with English are not actually down to problems with the language itself but are more the … 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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Teaching English to Japanese Learners 2/2

Teaching English to Japanese Learners 2/2 by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Shane Training Centre, Japan Save Shane Training Centre, Japan Cultural Considerations Many difficulties Japanese learners have with English are not actually down to problems with the language … Continue reading

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Teaching English to Japanese Learners 1/2

NB: The information contained within these notes is generic and while is relevant for Asian learners, not just Japanese, not all learners will have the problems outlined below. Learners are individuals and these notes are not meant to be exhaustive … Continue reading

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