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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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Methods in teaching English introductory questions

Methods in teaching English introductory questions Methods in teaching English introductory Questions — Purpose: To learn introductory questions we can ask someone we have just met. (Pictured above: on a farm in Japan by Devanshe Chauhan) 1. Brainstorm In pairs, … 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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TEFL Young Children

How I teach the Kids by Kevin Burns When I teach English to young children I try to imagine that I am a father figure to them–which of course I am. I am warm and try to kneel down to … Continue reading

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Love your Part-time Teachers

The following is a paper by my former colleague, Brett Milner, enjoy! -Editor     Professional Development Love Your Part-time Teachers: Five Supportive Steps Full-time Faculty Could Take Brett Milliner Tamagawa University Even though part-time teachers form the foundation of … Continue reading

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Get your Students Speaking 100% English Part 2

TEFL Training Get your students Speaking 100% English TEFL Training — Get your students speaking 100% English From TEFL training to Page One of this article by David Martin 5. Explain that real communication opportunities arise after they say “finish” … Continue reading

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How to get your Students to Speak 100% English

Teaching English to Japanese Teaching English to Japanese — How to get your students to speak 100% English by David Martin This paper is written primarily for teachers who have unmotivated to semi-motivated students and want (more than anything) for … Continue reading

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Teaching University Students ESL in Japan

University Students ESL by Kevin Burns One thing to keep in mind about Japanese university students, is that their agenda may not match yours. For four years, they are expecting to have fun, make new friends, and learn–and probably in … Continue reading

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Berlitz English School in Japan

Berlitz English Schools has branches all over Japan. One of the Largest Language School Chains in the World Berlitz English School – Teach English in Japan! Founded in 1878 by Maximilian Berlitz in the USA. Berlitz teaches through the direct … Continue reading

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Methods in teaching English Movie Projects

Methods in teaching English Movie Projects: Go to the first part of this article by Kevin Burns Then I can either show the movies that they`ve chosen, or get an idea of the genres they enjoy. During the term we … Continue reading

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