Of all the Asian nations that seek ESL instruction, the demand is higher in Japan than anywhere else. As one of the world leaders in international trade, the ability to speak conversational English is very important to Japanese businessmen and citizens in general. English instruction is so popular there that they actually have something called "conversation lounges" where Japanese citizens pay to speak with native English speakers.
China, South Korea face familiar woes in English quest
Japan isn?t alone in its struggles with teaching English. China and South Korea have experienced similar frustrations, but their responses and results have been quite different. It?s easy to compare the three nations because of their similarities ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:30:03 GMT
What?s it like to teach English in? South Korea?
I will never make fun of someone?s ?broken English? ever again ... Games, puzzles and tasks work extremely well when teaching teenagers and younger adults. Adults, on the other hand, respond best to guided discovery: nine times out of 10 they ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:00:00 GMT
Teaching in Japan as a Non-Native English Speaker
There seems to be a myth going around that if you are a foreigner who wants to work in Japan as an English teacher that you must be a native English speaker (English is the your first language). Although that may be true in a country such as South Korea ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:41:32 GMT
Quiz: Should You Teach Abroad in China, Japan, or South Korea?
So you know you want to teach abroad in East Asia. The salaries are high, the culture is fascinating and there are tons of jobs to choose from. But now what? China, South ... to learn! Japan is by far the hardest place to find a job teaching English.
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Teaching English in South Korea: Why All the Excitement?
Daily costs to use the subway in Japan are at least one dollar per connection while ... What Is There to Lose? Teaching English in South Korea is probably one of the easiest jobs to obtain, and one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs to hold.
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:00:00 GMT
4 uncomfortable truths about teaching English in Japan
The overall English proficiency of Japanese is far worse than many realize. According to the EF English Proficiency Index (EPI), Japan currently scores #26 out of 63 countries measured, directly under South Korea ... lecturing by teachers, little emphasis ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:00 GMT
Teach English and learn while you earn in South Korea
The Korean Peninsula lies in the middle of Northeast Asia, with China to its west and Japan to its east ... and bringing in English-speaking teachers from countries such as the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa is one of the ways the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 07 Jul 2017 03:45:00 GMT
5 Best Places to Teach English in South Korea
But its salaries are low and most teachers there barely break even. Farther east, many teachers are wowed by Japan, with its iconic cuisine ... choosing a city to teach English in South Korea might seem like a daunting choice. But to be honest, it shouldn ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:00:00 GMT
Japan launches primary push to teach English
far fewer than their Chinese and South Korean counterparts. Ideally, Japanese teachers will work alongside assistant language teachers from English-speaking countries. Sarah Doherty, an ALT in Sendai, northern Japan, who has taught primary school pupils as ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 Mar 2011 11:21:31 GMT
Teach English in Japan
There seems to be a myth going around that if you are a foreigner who wants to work in Japan as an English teacher that you must be a native English speaker (English is the your first language). Although that may be true in a country such as South Korea
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 Mar 2011 03:21:31 GMT