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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14th Annual International Conference of English Language Teachers? Association of India (ELTAI) Concludes at Amity University
We have an edge over China, Russia and over the other South East Asian countries because of ... on practical and theoretical aspects of English language teaching and also about the New India with ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 12 Oct 2019 23:11:00 GMT

The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash
In The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States, Scott A. Snyder and Brad Glosserman investigate the roots of this split and its ongoing threat to the region and the ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Sep 2019 17:00:00 GMT

Class war: do native English speakers deserve special treatment when teaching in South Korean schools?
She did point out that foreign teachers help encourage younger students to engage with the language, however. ?Communication with native speakers is the best motivation to study English for students,? ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 19 Jan 2019 02:40:00 GMT

Teach English in Japan: From Jobless Solo Traveler to Freelancing Whiz
After three years of touring South and Southeast Asia together, detoxing from our busy lives, exploring, and practicing yoga and meditation, we got married in a private ceremony on a Thai island, and ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 May 2019 08:59:00 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 ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:30:00 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, ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 08 Mar 2011 11:21:00 GMT

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
The dismal statistics of a recent South Dakota News Watch story painted a simple picture ... We know what works: Parents helping children, early childhood education, programs that support English ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 09 Oct 2019 09:42:00 GMT

Teaching English Abroad: The Greatest Opportunity You?ve Ever Rejected
I often recommend the idea of teaching English abroad to people as a way of seeing ... He?d spent 10 years of his poor existence in Vietnam, South Korea, Thailand and Japan, picking up almost half a ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 05 Sep 2015 17:00:00 GMT

Robots likely to be used in classrooms as learning tools, not teachers
The teachers ... utilised in classrooms in many countries including, Japan and South Korea. Telepresence ? where a teacher can remotely connect to the classroom through the robot ? is also being used ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 06 Nov 2016 16:00:00 GMT

Japan ranks 26th of 60 countries in global English proficiency
Among Asian countries, Malaysia and Singapore scored highest, coming 11th and 12th respectively, with Hong Kong 22nd, South Korea 24th and ... and more developed country, Japan is struggling to teach ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:19:00 GMT

Testing English versus teaching it
However, the proposal offers no genuinely effective measures for improving the teaching and learning of English in Japan. That need for better English ... Malaysia?s 89, or even South Korea?s 82, it ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:11:00 GMT

?Mother-tongue teaching policy to blame? as Hong Kong slides down English proficiency index for second year in a row
Jeremy Young Chit-on, a former political assistant at the Education Bureau, said he agreed that the mother-tongue teaching ... including South Korea (27), Japan (30), Taiwan (31), and Indonesia (32), ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Nov 2015 06:27:00 GMT