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.
Taking one year to teach English in South Korea completely changed my life
I had a journalism degree on the way and a ton of wanderlust, so I figured I'd go to Prague ? a cheapish place to get an English teaching ... Japan earlier this year, Japanese conservatives flipped out, saying she's not really Japanese. South Korea ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2015 10:15:00 GMT
Robot English Teachers Start Work in South Korean Schools
Almost 30 robots have started teaching English to youngsters in a South Korean city, education officials said ... or leave in three months for a better-paying job in Japan ... all you need is a repair and upgrade every once in a while."
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Dec 2010 00:13:37 GMT
Is South Korea ready to take on racism? First, it must admit it exists
For Themba Liptrot, a businessman who has lived in South Korea for six years and received his citizenship this year, it is a constant tightrope walk. There are, of course, the absurd stereotypes. ?Female white Americans teach English the best!?
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:57:00 GMT
Schools plug in robot English teachers
Almost 30 robots have started teaching English to youngsters in a South Korean city in a pilot project designed ... or leave in three months for a better-paying job in Japan... all you need is a repair and upgrade every once in a while."
Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Dec 2010 16:00:00 GMT
Spotlight: Japan\'s new teaching guidelines on territorial claims hugely damaging for future generations
TOKYO, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Japanese education ministry's move to issue new curriculum guidelines to teach students that China's Diaoyu Islands and a group of disputed islets controlled by South Korea are "inherent" territories of Japan has riled the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:33:14 GMT
Why do English teachers have to be native speakers?
During her first year in Japan, she?d noticed that, regardless of language ability, friends and acquaintances from South Asian countries such as India and Sri Lanka had trouble landing positions as English teachers. ?They were not really accepted ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:00:00 GMT
Irish Teacher Turned Down for South Korean Job Due to \'Irish Alcoholism Nature\'
Mulrennan, from County Kerry, told the agency that she had three years of experience teaching English ... South Korea's view of its own racial and national identity as unique, to the influx of south-east Asian neighbours, and to long-held tensions with Japan.
Publ.Date : Sat, 08 Nov 2014 02:27:00 GMT
South Korean e-learning start-up BeNative to enter India
Equipped with a digital initiative to up-skill youth in business communication, BeNative is in touch with a number of innovative Indian institutes and universities to teach students understand business/technical English ... in China, Japan, South Korea ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:43:04 GMT
The Philippines: The world\'s budget English teacher
The Philippines is fast becoming the world's low-cost English language teacher - with rapid ... are from Asia - especially Japan, Taiwan and Korea - but in the past few months she's also taught people from North Africa, South America and the Middle East.
Publ.Date : Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:00:00 GMT