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.
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
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
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
?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
A Pioneer in Cooking Classes for Foreigners
so she can teach in both English and Chinese. "People come from all over," she said, "The U.S., Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, South America and the Middle East. Mostly they?re groups of families or friends, but we also get chefs and other people ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:33:00 GMT
Pisa tests: UK stagnates as Shanghai tops league table
Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt called on Mr Gove to take some responsibility for the lack of progress and said the results showed that collaboration between schools and teachers was ... Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan are among the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT
It\'s Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
Film: Luce, The Amusement Park (upcoming), Dan in Real Life, Better Living Through Chemistry, The English Teacher, Disconnect ... Shakespeare); Over the River and Through the Woods, South Pacific (Riverside); Tarzan (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma); and ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:04:00 GMT
Luke Bradley scouting for talent to compete, coach in Japan
Bradley said rugby was one of the fastest-growing sports in Japan, behind baseball and football ? especially after Japan beat South Africa in the last ... four in Sendai and two in Toyoko ? teaching English, playing rugby and rugby league, and more ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:30:00 GMT