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ESL Activities Children

ESL Activities Children, When you teach in Japan, the bigger your repertoire of activies you know, the better. This of course comes from experience, reading, and attending workshops and seminars. See

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Socialisation and Young Learners

Teaching very young learners (i.e. under 5s) can be particularly daunting for many teachers. For most it is the first time they have had to cope with children

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ESL Teachers want in Beijing and Other Cities in China

Our school is one of the most renowned training schools in China. Established in 2009, the school stands out among the rest of the training institutions

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German/French teachers wanted in Harbin,China

Orange Language school is currently seeking native German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Arabic teachers to teach abroad at our

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ESL Teachers Wanted in Beijing and Other Major cities in China

Our school is one of the most renowned training schools in China. Established in 2009, the school stands out among the rest of the training institutions

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Comedy

Comedy: about life in Japan, Kevin R. Burns just became a member of Facebook to find out what the fuss was all about, then enact his dastardly plan! He will glean what he can to start a rival social

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Halloween Party Games

Halloween Party Games: fun online and in class games and activities

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On Japan's Koseki or Family Registry System

The koseki system (or family registery system in Japan) registers the entire population exclusively as family units, not as individuals. A divorce means

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Teaching Children: Some FAQs

Teaching children can be a challenging prospect, especially to those who are new to teaching. But don’t worry! Below are some FAQs about teaching English

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Travel in Japan

Travel in Japan: There are many different kinds of hotels in Japan. Probably more than you will find in your home country. Each hotel serves a different purpose. If you know what you are look

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Presenting Grammar

False Beginners & Japanese Methods of Teaching Grammar False beginners are people who have studied the language before but have forgotten it. Japanese

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Classroom Management

Planning and executing effective lessons is of course an extremely important part of teaching. The teacher should always ask themselves the following questions:

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Teacher assaulted in Japanese High School

Teacher assaulted in Japanese High School Below is a video of some of the behavior that goes on at some of the junior high and senior high schools in

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Teaching Children to Read Part 3: Activities

Letter/Phonic Recognition Phonics is: the association of a letter and sound. In order to read children need to be able to recognise the letter but more

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Free ESL Kids Video and Flashcards - What Animals Do You Like?

Here's a handy resource for your kids ESL conversation classes that teaches: “What ~ do you like?” and “Do you like ~?” Using this free video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsSl4dEvSaQ)

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Questions for Students about Books

Questions for Students about Books After reading a graded reader ask your partner these questions: 1. Do you read many books? 2. What was the book

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Teaching Children to Read Part 2

Pre-Reading: Laying the Foundation There is learning to love books and there is learning to read books. If you can get the first the second will follow

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Teaching Children to Read Part 1

Learning to Read Most children start reading around the age of four although some are ready at three. Children quickly become fascinated and excited with

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Meeting the Learners: Ice-breakers & Warmers

Warmers are fun and communicative, they should take around five minutes, be very simple to set up and are a good way to review or practise language. They

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Questions for Nurses 4

Questions for Nurses 4 1. What do you do in your free time? 2. Where did you eat dinner yesterday? 3. What is your hobby? 4. What are your seven

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Full-time foreign languages teachers needed in Harbin,China

Orange Language school is currently seeking native German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Arabic teachers to teach abroad at our

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Teaching Vocabulary

Vocabulary is: All words make up our vocabulary. All languages have words. Words come in different forms and perform different jobs. Each language will

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Japan Nurse

Japan Nurse: health insurance in Japan. What kind of health insurance do you need here, is a frequent question of English teachers who are new to JapanMost expat English teachers living in Japan opt

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Individual Project Presentation

Individual project presentation You will make a presentation in front of our class. (1–5 minutes) *do not read it! You can memorize it. Or you can

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Communicative Activities for Children

Communicative activities are tasks or activities that involve the learners using the target language to communicate with each other. The point is for

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Research: TEFL in Japan: teaching approaches and students' expectations

Hello everyone, my name is Morgane. I am a Postgraduate student at the University of Essex, Colchester UK. I am currently working on my MA dissertation

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www.readlistenlearn.net FREE Online Library

Read Listen Learn provides easy access to an online library of affordable, fully illustrated digital EFL, ESL and ESOL graded readers that help people

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Fantastic teaching opportunities in China, Wide Hiring Range, free TEFL and Mandarin course, Competitive salary from 13000RMB to 20,000RMB or above, VISA COVERED!

We are looking for some native English speakers for our school in Beijing,1 year contract,position available all the year Information 2-12 years old students

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Teaching 1-1: A Personal Touch Part 1

There are numerous advantages and disadvantages to teaching/learning in a 1-1 environment. For example: Advantages * Learners have teacher’s full attention

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Teaching 1-1: A Personal Touch Part 2

Adult 1-1 Activities  The Scrap Pack: Make some small cards from scrap paper before the class and when a new phrase comes up or the learner makes an interesting

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QUESTIONS FOR NURSES 1

QUESTIONS FOR NURSES 1 1. Why do you want to be a nurse? 2. Do you enjoy your classes? 3. Do you think you will be a good nurse? 4. Is your mother

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Questions for Nurses 2 - Family and You

Questions for Nurses 2 - Family and You 1. What do you do? 2. What does your mother do? 3. What does your father do? 4. What is your mothers favorite

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Questions for Nurses 2

Questions for Nurses 2 1. Do your muscles ache sometimes? 2. And you a first year student at this university? (Freshman) 3. Are either of your parents

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Planning Ahead

Routines Routines are very useful in classrooms and apply to both adults’ and children’s classes. These routines include: * Following the same format

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Language Play, Language Learning

'Language games' are seen as an activity where learners use language to achieve a goal (usually by exchanging some kind of information), according to clear

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High salary Native English Teachers Wanted for Beijing Kindergarten

Hello there, Nice day. We are currently looking for English teachers who can teach basic English to children with the ages from 2 to 6. These adorable

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head teacher wanted

HEAD TEACHER WANTED AT school in yokohama, kanagawa, Japan contact Jean at 045-432-2555

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Kids Teacher Wanted!

IN Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan 3500yen for 50 minutes class for kids plus transportation paid seperately. text book is used.please Contact Jean at 045-432-255

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Foreign English teachers needed in China schools

Foreign English Teachers Wanted. Teaching Opportunities all over China The Beijing

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Craft

Children, especially very young children, are physical, tactile and use all their senses to experience the world around them. They need a variety of activities

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Board Games

Using board games in the classroom is a fun and engaging way of reviewing or practising language communicatively. There are many board games you can create

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Mixed Ability Young Learner Classes

From time to time in any teaching situation you will come across mixed-ability classes. People learn at different rates and develop different skills, so

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Using Colonial Diplomacy in the ESL Classroom

Colonial Diplomacy is a game by the Avalon Hill Game Company, a game I have known and loved for many years. I had often wondered: was it a game I could

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Lesson Planning

Lesson Planning ∗ What’s a lesson plan? Your lesson plan should be a framework for your lesson. A successful plan has a strong start and a clear

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Lesson Planning Part 2

Lesson Planning Part 2 ∗ Practice: Include the specific activities and materials. Ideally up to three practice activities – from most to least structured

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Reading Activities

Reading Activities What knowledge are you using to read this? One thing you are using is your knowledge of the graphophonemic relationships of English,

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Reading Activities Part 2

Reading Activites Part 2 ∗ Activities to practice alphabet and phonic value of letters Slap: with alphabet cards for the first letter instead of pictures.

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Reading Activities Part 3

Reading Activities Part 3 To extend the activity, put some consonant cards on a table and call out syllables, pa, do, ip, ed or simple three letter words,

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Reading Activities Part 4

Reading Activities Part 4 ∗ Focusing on Spelling Slow Reveal: Use word flashcards and reveal the word a letter at a time. Only use this for words you’ve

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