Laura is an English teacher, traveler, writer, and lifelong learner. After some time studying abroad and volunteering as a host family, she decided to pursue ESL teaching. Now she lives in Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
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Finding authentic materials that fit your class’s needs may be difficult. However, authentic materials offer many benefits that created materials do not. Check out this post for 3 tips for implementing authentic materials in language classrooms.Read more
Writing is a large part of English language learning. This post looks at five different activities students can use to put their thoughts into writing.Read more
Are you interested in teaching English in Japan? Here are five reasons why teaching in rural Japan is worth considering.Read more
Are you interested in living abroad in Japan? Here are 5 weekend trips you have to take while teaching abroad in Tokyo!Read more
As an EFL teacher abroad, you might not only encounter monolingual local students in the country you are teaching, but also multilingual students who are not only learning English but also the language of the country they live in. Here are the major differences in teaching monolingual and multilingual EFL groups.Read more
Are you interested in teaching English in Japan? The JET Program is a popular option for many English teachers coming to the region. In this guide, you'll find out exactly how the JET Program works and how you can apply to teach English in the exciting destination of Japan.Read more