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Of all the areas of the world that seek ESL instruction, the demand is higher in Asia 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.

In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of is lation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Following the Treaty of Kanagawa with the United States in 1854, Japan opened its ports and began to intensively modernize and industrialize. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Japan became a regional power that was able to defeat the forces of both China and Russia. It occupied Korea, Formosa (Taiwan), and southern Sakhalin Island. In 1933 Japan occupied Manchuria and in 1937 it launched a full-scale invasion of China. Japan attacked US forces in 1941 - triggering America's entry into World War II - and soon occupied much of East and Southeast Asia. After its defeat in World War II, Japan recovered to become an economic power and a staunch ally of the US. While the emperor retains his throne as a symbol of national unity, actual power rests in networks of powerful politicians, bureaucrats, and business executives. The economy experienced a major slowdown starting in the 1990s following three decades of unprecedented growth, but Japan still remains a major economic power, both in Asia and globally. In 2005, Japan began a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of China, Korea, and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south. The kanji characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes identified as the "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan's capital and largest city is Tokyo. Japan comprises over three thousand islands, the largest of which are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Most of the islands are mountainous, many volcanic; for example, Japan's highest peak, Mount Fuji, is a volcano. Japan has the world's tenth largest population, with about 128 million people. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.

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Native, English-speaking FEMALE Teachers Needed in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Nagoya, Aichi - : As an ESL teacher, you have a keen interest in helping your students to advance their English language skills. You already have your training...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:34:19 GMT

Native English Teacher
Japan - for beginners to university positions for teaching veterans,? is your source for English teaching positions worldwide. Native English Teacher...(s), availability, and a photo. Featured Postings: What: Where: Country: One of the greatest hindrances to ESL coaching is Teacher Talk Time (TTT...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:27:33 GMT

?Starting in January 2016?English teacher for Children - Nishi-Tokyo city 01
???? j Career - Nishitokyo, Tokyo - Requirements English: Native level Must currently reside in Japan Visa sponsorship available Description English teacher for kids...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:57:10 GMT

Part-time English Teacher for Children
???????????? - Shimane - looking for applicants for a part-time teacher in Matsue. The position has fixed weekly classes on a regular schedule. Lessons are mostly from 5 pm - 8 pm...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:55:23 GMT

Elementary school English Teacher in Saitama area (April 2016)
EduCareer (???????????????) - Saitama, Saitama - teacher who is passionate about education and has strong classroom management skills. If you are interested in applying for this position..., please send your resume right a way. Elementary School English Teacher in Saitama Area Contract period: April 2016 - March 2017 Location: Saitama...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:51:30 GMT

Part time English Teacher - Isezaki, Gunma
Pigeon Hearts (???????????) - Gunma - Description ?Pigeon Hearts "KidsWorld" is lookig for a Part time English teacher. Teaching toddlers & children from age 1 to 8 at our pre-school/daycare...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:51:10 GMT

Native English Teacher at a day care centre
Universal Kids (?????????) - Tsuzuki, Yokohama - are native speakers of English. Qualifications *Teacher's license for nursery school, kindergarten or elementary school. Any child care license...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:50:53 GMT

International Preschool Teacher - Nagoya City, Aichi
Nagoya, Aichi - available Description Kakuozan International Preschool has 1 full-time position starting from April 1st available for a reliable, energetic teacher who loves children... ability to connect with kids and have trained yourself to be an organized, effective teacher. You will be teaching the same young children every day, so...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:50:38 GMT

Pre-school & Elementary School English Teacher in Tokyo (April 2016)
EduCareer (???????????????) - Chuo, Tokyo - degree preferred) Teacher who loves to spend time and play with little children Description Join in the ground-floor on this up-and-coming.... 4-day/week International Preschool Teacher Contract period: April 2016 - Mar 2017 Location: Nakano station (JR Chuo/Sobu line, Tozai line...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:50:24 GMT

Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher
Suita, Osaka - a preschool teacher for the next school year. We are seeking an experienced, caring Preschool Teacher who cultivates each child's natural desire...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:49:38 GMT

?Starting in January 2016?English teacher for Children - Musashikoyama 01
???? j Career - Koyama, Tokyo - Requirements English: Native level Must currently reside in Japan Visa sponsorship available Description English teacher for kids...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:49:37 GMT

After School Teacher
Fujiidera, Osaka - available Description We are looking for a native English teacher who loves kids from 6-12 years old. Our school is located in Fujiidera-shi(Fujiidera Station)13min from Tennoji station...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:48:28 GMT

International School Science Teacher
Laurus International School of Science - Tokyo - , we develope our curricula with the emphasis on science and literacy. We requires an enthusiastic and experienced teacher for our primary school... and kidergarten in Tokyo area. Candidates must be a native English speaker with experiences as a teacher of international school. Must have passion in...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:44:38 GMT

English Teacher for Kids(Tokyo)
OWL International School - Tsukishima, Tokyo - Compensation: Mon-Fri 9:30-18?30(1 hour break) ?full time job teacher 250,000-350,000yen/month (depends on your experience )+transportation fee...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:43:00 GMT

English teacher for Pre-School
Play group Kurashiki - Kurashiki, Okayama - Speaking Teacher (Full-time) for 1 to 12 years old. The program is based on Developmentally Appropriate Programs including music & movement, arts... & crafts, games, science and math. A Japanese teacher assists with the classes. ?Starting date: Apr, 2016 ?Location: Kurashiki-city ?Class...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:42:12 GMT

English Teacher
ISAAC Language Institute (????????????) - Nagoya, Aichi - is "we do our best to support our students to achieve their dreams". We're looking for an enthusiastic and a kind teacher. Contact us as soon as possible...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:41:12 GMT

English Teacher
English Tree - G?do, Gifu - interested in foreign language and have a strong base in English. We are looking for a fun, energetic and committed English teacher. The position... around an engaging and comprehensive curriculum. *Teacher support including lesson planning and hands-on training. *Tons of teaching materials, like games...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:39:56 GMT

?Starting in January 2016?English teacher for Children - Minatomirai 01
???? j Career - Nishi, Yokohama - Requirements English: Native level Must currently reside in Japan Visa sponsorship available Description English teacher for kids...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:39:54 GMT

Foreign English Teacher
KIDS SPACE AZUSA International School - Higashi, Sakai - ??????????? - teaching children's English at international schools. We are looking for a hard-working teacher. You will lead class and also be responsible... of foreign instructor + English language nursery teacher for team teaching. Each graduating class has its own homeroom teacher. We use a nursery...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:39:29 GMT

English Teacher (Private J/SHS)
Tokyo - from 210, 000 to 350,000 yen/month depending on schedule and duties. Transportation reimbursed. As well, completion bonus, teacher development...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:35:14 GMT

Teach English in Japan News

Japanese robot Pepper can now teach and care for old people
Other applications will allow Pepper to teach, both small children through games and exercises, and help teenagers with, for example, studying English, which is much in demand in Japan. Japanese company Logos System & Robot too developed a software through ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:54:00 GMT

Teachers strip NAKED to give raunchy English lessons
Students in Japan travel 600 miles to attend Downton Abbey classes... to learn English Wine at 9am? English teacher tells how he taught Vladimir Putin to speak the language The promotional video says in Spanish: ?You can learn English while your ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:14:00 GMT

Teacher academy grooms next generation of educators
Senior Pacia Markle of Hoover High School wants to teach English in Japan. She taught the class a physical Japanese word game that resembled a game of musical chairs. She called out ?meishi? for noun and ?toushi? for verb as students scrambled for ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:54:00 GMT

Back to school and beyond: Aussies teaching overseas
when I was offered $20 an hour to teach some conversation English.? Melbournian Adam Corrall has since taught in East Africa, England, Mexico and Japan. Currently living in Ho Chi Minh City, Adam teaches English to university students, high school ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:00:00 GMT

Teaching English in Japan
She is probably the first Filipino to have completed paying work pension in Japan. Since the late 70s, Susan has been teaching English, brought to Japan by the YMCA. The only Filipino in a group of about 25 foreign nationals, she began her pioneering work ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:03:00 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 in Japan is urgent. According to data from the Educational Testing Service (ETS), which makes and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 31 Mar 2013 01:00:00 GMT

Boulder man teaches Japanese acupuncture -- in China
He edits a bilingual, Japanese-English acupuncture journal, where he often shares with Japan the value of the Chinese approach. And now he's teaching China about the Japanese approach. "I'm a bridge between these two systems of medicine, which are like ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Feb 2016 07:46:00 GMT

English One Day, Español the Next: The Rapid Expansion of Dual-Language Learning
At Public School 73 in the Bronx, third-grade dual-language teacher Frances Marte helps student Arlette Espallat sound out words in English. Photo Credit ... Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Japanese, and Spanish. Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña picked P.S ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Teaching English in Japan
The Teaching English in Japan Program (TEIJ), coordinated by the Institute for Education on Japan at Earlham College, offers participants an opportunity to serve in a Japanese community as an Assistant English Teacher, promoting international understanding ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 May 2006 17:00:00 GMT

Nancy Napier: What Sumo Wrestlers can teach business
Now, I admit I wouldn?t normally seek sumo wrestling out. But he was interested and was tired from speaking so much English (my Japanese is limited to asking for a cold and delicious beer). As we watched, I tried to figure out what this activity might ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:13:00 GMT

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