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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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Teaching English to Children

Some Thoughts on Teaching Children English in Japan When teaching English to Kids there are many challenges and things to watch out for. Many have chosen to teach English in Japan, and many have gone before you. So luckily there … Continue reading

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Planning a Young Learner Lesson

Planning a Young Learner Lesson by Sophia McMillan (Shane Training Centre, Japan) Save What should I teach? The first thing a teacher needs to decide is WHAT they want to teach. What do children need to learn? • Vocabulary – … Continue reading

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