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Are you interested in teaching English in Japan? Working as an Assistant Language Teacher in a Japanese school is a great way to get move to Japan. This article gives an in-depth look into the life as an ALT in Japan.

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Course books are an essential part of any English language class. But did you know that using course books too often can actually harm your class?

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In this blog we are going to consider the types and use of dictionaries. Which is the best dictionary for the different levels of student to use and what are some of the things we should and should not do with them?

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In this blog post, we will consider the classification of ESL materials into, authentic and created. We will then look at some of the major advantages and disadvantages of using each of them in the ESL classroom.

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There are three types of senior high schools in Japan. Each senior high school (grades 10, 11, and 12) has a different purpose and students attend it. Understanding this helps us learn how English language learning in Japan is differently yet similars each school. With this knowledge, as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) you can adapt your lessons plans, materials and style to fit your school/s.

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This blog post explains what the teacher can do and what parents and other caregivers can do to ensure that this assignment is truly beneficial to the child's development as a reader.

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Teaching English as a foreign language to older adults students comes with its own unique set of challenges. These students are, more often than not, retirees whose professional lives are behind them. Unlike their younger counterparts, they do not need to learn English for educational or professional purposes. So what impels these older adults to attend EFL classes? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of having them as students?

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In this blog post, we will consider some of the organizational and pedagogical differences that we should be aware of when teaching Monolingual and Multilingual classes. Both bring their own potential advantages and disadvantages to us as teachers, that we should be aware of.

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Let’s change the game by giving a higher immersion of English to your ESL students without going to an English-speaking country to obtain more vocabulary, pronunciation, and speaking practice.

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In this blog, we will look at some general do's and don'ts when teaching young learners. These ideas will cover general classroom management and class dynamics, giving a range of useful advice

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