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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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Trying to Lose Weight?

Advice of recent research in this fall’s Molecular Metabolism journal shows the appetite suppressing effects of the amino acids lysine and arginine. It was a study done in mice, but even if the effect does not translate fully in humans, it is … Continue reading

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Activities Ideas for Teen Classes

Activities Ideas for Teen Classes  By Sophia McMillan Cube Toss: In pairs learners are given a basic die template and asked to write their favourite: sport, movie, singer, food, drink, etc. Once their die has been constructed give each pair a … Continue reading

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Hans Jansen Lecture on Formatting Games for Different Levels

On Sunday October 21, I will be doing two LMQ workshops at “englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers” in Shinjuku, Tokyo. (10:30 Room B and 14:00 Room E) We will be focussing on adjusting the games to various level students. … Continue reading

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Teaching English TEFL

Teaching English TEFL Teaching English TEFL, indeed the Grammar Translation Method doesn`t work, unless perhaps you are trying to teach translators, but not teach people to speak English or any language for that matter. by Kevin Burns Grammar Translation Method … Continue reading

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TEFL Scams

TEFL Scams, I have never experienced one. Though I have heard of some. Have you? Japan in general, is a very safe country to work and live in. So scams at work are few in general. Caveat: as a nation, … Continue reading

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JACET: Japan Association of College English Teachers

JACET: The Japan Association of College English Teachers The primary objectives of JACET today are consistent with those of the past: the development of English language education in Japan. JACET also offers its members opportunities to exchange information on topics … Continue reading

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TEFL Activities

TEFL Activities The Vet’s View (Veteran Teacher, not Animal Doctor) TEFL Activities – Exit Slips by Thomas C. Anderson Most colleges and universities do an end of term survey in which students comment on what was good in their classes … Continue reading

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The Legend of Keio

I had the pleasure of talking with a Keio legend the other day. Mr. Oikawa taught the current chancellor of the Keio SFC Jr/Sr high school. He taught for 48 years with Keio and is now retired and 70 years … Continue reading

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Liar, Liar Pants on Fire

Liar, Liar Pants on Fire Special thanks to Kevan Hudson and Conrad Matsumoto for reminding me of this activity. You tell students to think of three lies and one truth about themselves. Then they tell the class each one, and … Continue reading

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