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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Textbooks in Japan seek to make English fun to learn, easy to teach
The English textbooks show how the publishers tried to address teachers? anxieties ... In China and South Korea, English education starts in the third grade, though not in all areas. ?Japan finally ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Mar 2019 06:29:00 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

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

Teaching tips from the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019 Top 10 finalists
History, Society and Culture teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran (Rooty Hill High School, New South Wales ... I collaborate with other subject teachers so that English can be used in many classes. People see ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Apr 2019 18:42:00 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 14:09:00 GMT

The ?Baseball Brit? quit his teaching job and will spend the season going to games
Mellows left his job as an English teacher in China for this trip ... at third base when he returns from injured list Mellows attended games in South Korea and Japan before leaving Tokyo on ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Mar 2019 10:26:00 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 08:13:00 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 ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Nov 2015 06:27:00 GMT