English Teaching

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5 Positive Classroom Discipline Tips for Teaching in Japan

A patient approach to classroom management for English teachers.

By 4 min read

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Tweet of the Week #164: University Entrance Exam Mixes American and British English

Students in Japan don't like having a fast-one pulled on them during entrance exams.

By 1 min read

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6 Cool Jobs in Japan if You Have Better-Than Average Japanese

From Tokyo taxi driver to science writer at prestigious Nagoya University, we’re pullin’ out the big guns for the holidays this year.

By 5 min read

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Get a Jump Start on These 2022 Teaching Jobs in Japan

Don’t wait to apply for teaching jobs this year. Schools are hiring ahead of schedule for 2022, and as you know: the early bird gets the worm! These big names in teaching are lining up hires now!

By 8 min read

Culture

5 Things I Wish My English Teachers Had Taught Me

Many Japanese students are eager to learn English, but not everything they want to know can be found in a textbook.

By 6 min read

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Essential Japanese Phrases for the Classroom

When you have to speak Japanese to your students.

By 4 min read

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Beating the Graduation Blues in 2021

Kids won’t get the graduation ceremony they deserve this year. What can we, as teachers, do to help them finish school on a high?

By 7 min read

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6 Types of Eikaiwa Students and How to Handle Them

Tips and tricks for English conversation teachers to keep their confidence in the classroom.

By 8 min read

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A Coronavirus Christmas: How Foreign Teachers are Coping Without Going Home for the Holidays

With international travel heavily restricted, how are some of Japan’s foreign teachers coping with the situation?

By 5 min read

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Navigating Controversial Topics During English Lessons in Japan

What do you do when your students say something racist or ask you about politics?

By 8 min read

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Coping with Corona: A Mental Survival Guide

A look at the long term impacts of the coronavirus and strategies for tackling them while living in Japan.

By 6 min read