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Do you have a Question about Teaching in Japan?

Spoken English Lesson: ask your questions about teaching English in Japan! No question is silly. We will answer you!

Whether you teach at Aeon, ECC, Geos, Shane, Gaba, Berlitz or Nova, you will be largely teaching conversational English lessons. Just how do we do that?

If you are wondering about that, or any aspect of teaching English in Japan, ask us!

No rudeness tolerated! Ask and have your questions answered in a very supportive atmosphere.

We all had many questions before we came to teach in Japan. I know I did, and I asked everyone I could find!

Ask your questions about teaching in Japan!

Do you have a question about teaching English in Japan? Ask it!

No question is silly and no rude comments will be tolerated.

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hi i want to teach in japan 
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English as a Lingua Franca 
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Starting an English School in Japan 
I`m starting an English school in Japan and have a few questions to ask you Kevin, writes, Jason Smith, of the USA. Q: I am starting an Eikaiwa and …

Non native-speaker teaching in Japan - is it practical? 
Hi, Kelvin. Before I say anything, I would like to say your website is awesome in a way it provides lots of useful tips and information. As for my …

interac vs aeon/amity vs getting certified 
I am interested in a career change from sales to teaching English in Japan. Currently, I have a B.A. in Intercultural Studies and 2 years of international …

Can I teach English for only a year? 
Hi, I am currently a female student in Florida in college. I'm in a program to get an English Education degree and then I was planning on getting my Masters …

Help please! 
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single mums/students 
Hallo, I was wondering if single mums are able to teach English there. I'm mixed with Japanese on my father's side and would like to return to my ancestors' …

Does age matter? 
I am a 53 year old American male and live with my Japanese wife and our young daughter in Gunma. For the last year I have been looking for work in Japan, …

How do I get started? 
Okay, please go along with this. Here's my story: I am 16 and live in Tennessee, USA. I have wanted to teach English in Japan ever since I was a freshman …

Can I bring my family? 
Hi! I currently teach high school in the US, but it has been a dream of mine since High School to teach ESL overseas, particularly Japan. My question …

Very neat site! 
My story: I'm a 20 year old newly-wed from Atlanta, GA. I work at Wal-Mart part-time and I love chocolate, laughing at funny pictures on the internet, …

Very helpful site! Returning to Japan.. 
A bit about me: I have degrees in International Studies and Japanese Studies. I've also lived in Japan and studied at a small university in Tochigi. …

Galina 
Hi there! Thanks for the opportunity to ask a question and share invaluable info. I am a non-native speaker, but with a full time (5 years) university …

No Question is Silly 
Well you told us no question is silly, so here goes. I am a 25 year old young man, I have a great love of culture, learning, teaching, and language. …

Preparation for Japan. 
Hey there! - First of all thank you very much for this site, it's wonderful and it's answered a lot of my questions that were on my mind. Right now, …

Will it be difficult to get a job for teachers who are not native speakers? 
I am one of English language teachers who is working in my native country which is situated in south east asia. I have been working here as an English …

Teach in Japan - is it too late for me? 
Hi all, Firstly let me say what a great site you have here, I have travelled to Japan on a number of occasions and find it truly amazing both culture, …

Volunteering in Japan 
I'm a resident of Toronto. I was born in Canada and I was wondering about volunteering opportunities in Japan or Canada, such as assisting with work …

Teach in Japan - Teaching abroad while having a family??? 
Teach in Japan - Teaching Abroad while having a family? My main question deals with bringing my wife and children to live overseas. Are there schools …

I want to teach English in Japan. Where do I start? 
Hi, I have worked in the NGO (Non-Governmental Organizations) sector for approximately 10 years and would like to take a break. The NGO sector is usually …

How to Cope with Jet Lag? 
Teachers often come to Japan just before they start a new job here or just before an interview - in order to maximize the income they make before they …

Adapting ESL material to be suitable for Japanese High School students 
Hi, I'm currently studying a Graduate Certificate in TESOL and I am completing an assignment on teaching English in Japan. For one assignment, …

Spoken English Lesson - Requirement for non-native English speaker to be a Eikaiwas' teacher 
Spoken English Lesson Hi. I am just wondering what would be the minimum requirement to be an Eikaiwas'English teacher in Japan? As you can …

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Teach in Japan - Family Transition 
Teach in Japan - Family Transition My Fiance and I are very interested in teaching English in Japan. We have a two year old daughter and our biggest …

Teaching in Japan in my 30's 
I am currently finishing a degree in Chinese acupuncture in Israel, and have wanted to live in Japan for a few years now. I am American but have moved …

Teach in Japan - I want a break from my degree and teach English in Japan, advice? 
Teach in Japan - I want a break from my degree and teach English in Japan, advice? I am a student in California. I have not completed my university …

Teach in Japan - No Japanese, no problem? 
Teach in Japan - No Japanese, no problem? Hi, I am currently studying History and Social Studies for Secondary Education at University and have taken …

Can Non -Native English Speakers Teach in Japan? 
Can Non-Native English Speakers Teach in Japan? Hi there, My name is Paola and I am Italian. Currently I live in London (where I have been living …

Teaching at a University in Tokyo, ESL or literature, qualifications question  
Hi, I'm interested in teaching English specifically at a university and specifically in Tokyo. I am wondering about how difficult it may be to get such …

What do I need to teach in Japan if I am from England. 
Hello, Good Morning or Good Afternoon. I am looking to travel over to Japan to work as soon as possible. I spent three weeks in Japan earlier this year, …

Hi  
I have question...I am working on getting dreams come true to work as a teacher in Japan. I am from Texas and I have travel before to Japan and China. …

Probably been asked this a million times, but... 
Hello Um...Whomever, I'm still straddling the sophomore/freshman fence in college right now. And I've been set on teaching in Japan. My major is …

Certified English Teacher 
Hello, I am very interested in going abroad to teach English. I have taught in Iceland and in the United States. I would want to take my husband and 11 …

I'm able to teach in japan without a bachelor 
First off sorry if I tend to ramble and thank you for your help. I'm 20 and i'm in the process of taking TEFL course to get the certificate and then the …

Non-native speaker 
I'm Norwegian and I want to teach in English in Japan. Obviously, I'm not a native speaker (nor do I have the 12 years of English language schooling I …

mr 
Hello, I first was in Japan more than 20 years ago--and worked as a journalist at the Japan Times as well as teaching English. I last went there …

A few questions before I Go... 
Teach in Japan Questions First when I get a job offer and if I accept that job offer Does the school provide me with a textbook that they wish the …

Bryce Hatch 
Hello, My name is Bryce Hatch and I'm very interested in teaching English in Japan. I'm 20 years old and have over 50 credit hours at University. …

Is my Degree Enough? 
I have a Foundation Degree in digital design, I didnt get a BA because my course did not offer one. Is this going to be ok for my teaching in japan, My …

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