Being an ALT

Tips for teaching after natural disasters and other trauma in Japan
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Tips for Teaching After Natural Disasters and Other Trauma

Traumatic events can have a lasting impact on your students. What can you do in the classroom to help?

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What to Expect When You Take the JLPT N2

The struggle to comprehend nonsense conversations is real.

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Types of Students You’ll See at English Speech Contests in Japan

Hello, everyone! Do you like cats? I have a cat. I love my cat. And I love the Olympics.

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How Much Does an English Teacher Make in Japan in 2019?

JET? Dispatch? Eikaiwa? University? Knowing which organizations in the English teaching industry in Japan offer the best pay and benefits can help you make the right decision.

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How Payday Works For An English Teacher in Japan

Moshiwake gozaimasen ya broke bimbo.

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How to Take Sick Leave If You’re an ALT

In Japan, sick leave is not a statutory right but that doesn't mean you can't take it.

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Types of People You’ll See in Every Japanese School Staffroom

What is with that student that always barges in during the meeting?

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What Is It Like to Teach English in Japan?

This video about every ALTs first lesson at a Japanese school is so relatable it hurts.

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6 Tips To Start the Post-ALT Job Hunt in Japan

Set yourself up for meaningful employment outside the English teaching industry in Japan.

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Vote in Your Home Country if You Live in Japan

Moving to Japan doesn’t deprive you of a say in the running of your home country — make your voice heard!

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These Are Some of the Craziest Questions ALTs Of Color in Japan Get Asked

Yup, your sweet student really did just say that.

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