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.
Set sail for Japan\'s cherry blossom bonanza! Let TV gardening star Carol Klein guide you on a magical tour of the Far East
Carol trained as a fine artist and spent many years teaching art ... 3 Sail aboard Diamond Princess Built in Japan, this is a magnificent ship to sail around the Land of the Rising Sun. You will head south-west from Tokyo before sailing through the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 14 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
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
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
The 5 most fun countries to teach English in
He also places prospective teachers into TEFL and TESOL programs. He taught English in Japan from 2007 to 2011 and has traveled extensively throughout Asia and South America.
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:55:00 GMT
Failure was my teacher, says US scholarship winner
UGRAD was his first successful application after being rejected by schools in South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore ... to apply for this programme even if they have a low GPA or English capacity. ?You do not really need a great GPA or perfect ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:23:00 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
Robots likely to be used in classrooms as learning tools, not teachers
... and South Korea. Pepper the robot from Softbank Robotics in Japan. Credit: Amber Case/flickr, CC BY Telepresence ? where a teacher can remotely connect to the classroom through the robot ? is also being used as a way to teach students English.
Publ.Date : Sun, 06 Nov 2016 16:00:00 GMT
?Mother-tongue teaching policy to blame? as Hong Kong slides down English proficiency index for second year in a row
In 2011 and 2013, Hong Kong ranked higher than South Korea and Japan, but both placed above ... a proficient English speaker herself. Mo said the government's mother-tongue teaching policy, adopted since the handover in 1997, should be blamed for the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:27:00 GMT
Teachers strip NAKED to give raunchy English lessons
The saucy online course promises to get away from the traditional method of learning English. Students in Japan travel 600 miles to attend Downton Abbey classes... to learn English Wine at 9am? English teacher ... sees beautiful South American woman ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:54:00 GMT