Teach English in Japan

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.


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How To Travel A Lot By Teaching English
South Korea, China, and Taiwan (Flights, housing included, plus decent pay) Note: Japan?s English teaching market is pretty saturated, so those jobs are much more competitive. Not impossible, but not as easy to get as others. Europe (Pay might be better ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:22:00 GMT

A North Korean University Is Looking For English Teachers
Japan, and even South Korea. The job description says, ?The ideal candidate will be an energetic, responsible, and well-qualified professional teacher with relevant English teaching experience.? Applicants are required to have a Master?s level degree ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:49:00 GMT

Students to learn English earlier, Japan?s position on isle disputes
Under new education guidelines, students will start English-language ... also call on geography teachers at junior high schools to stress that the Takeshima islets, which are controlled by South Korea but claimed by Japan, and the Senkaku Islands ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:25:00 GMT

English education, territorial claims in new curriculum guidelines
Japanese elementary schools will start English education earlier ... also said it does not expect teachers to teach the two Asian neighbors? claims ?in parallel? with Japan?s position on the issues. The South Korean Foreign Ministry summoned ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:05:00 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 15:47:00 GMT

Spanish Education alum lives in South Korea as Fulbright participant
Although my background is in Spanish education, I decided to apply for a grant in South Korea ... students in English debate competitions across the country. Outside of teaching, I have taken the opportunity to explore Asia on trips to Japan, Taiwan ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT

English learning in Japan to begin earlier under new guidelines
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's education ministry unveiled revised curriculum guidelines Tuesday that call for introducing English at an earlier stage in ... of 2014 that already use such expressions. South Korea controls the Takeshima islands in the Sea of ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:06:00 GMT

New education ministry guidelines to urge schools to teach that Senkakus, Takeshima belong to Japan
The Takeshima islets in the Sea of Japan are controlled by South Korea ... schools should refrain from teaching students about the positions maintained by other countries, Kaneshiro said. Meanwhile, English education in schools will see a major revamp ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:23:00 GMT

In Japan, new guidelines call for English grammar classes to begin in 5th grade
(c) 2017, The Japan News/Yomiuri. English will become an elementary school subject and students will start learning English grammar in the fifth grade, according to a proposal by the education ministry to revise the current teaching guidelines. The new ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:38:00 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