Teach English in Japan Prep Course
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Teach English in Japan Prep Course

Tips to improve your English teaching.
4.5 (1 rating)
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Created by Jaylon Carter
Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Tips to improve your English language teaching
  • Impediments to student learning
  • About the English landscape in Japan
  • The main teaching jobs in Japan
Requirements
  • None
Description

Do you want to teach English in Japan? Are you on your way to Japan to teach English already? This course will give you some general information about English in Japan, the main types of English teaching jobs in Japan, and common teaching styles used in Japan and in ESL or EFL classrooms around the world. We'll also cover several tips to help improve your English teaching that I have practiced in my years of experience teaching English in Japan. Additionally, we will cover some common impediments to English learning that students in Japan face and suggestions on how to help students get around them.

Who this course is for:
  • People interested in teaching English in Japan
  • Teachers in Japan or going to Japan who want to improve their teaching
Course content
Expand all 34 lectures 02:18:25
+ English in Japan
3 lectures 12:47

How much English will your students know in Japan?

Preview 06:13

How much Japanese do you need to know to teach English in Japan?

How much Japanese do you need?
03:24

Let's review!

Summary
03:10
+ Teaching English in Japan
2 lectures 03:57
The main types of English teaching Jobs in Japan
02:45
More on the main types of English teaching jobs in Japan
01:12
+ Common English teaching styles
6 lectures 19:16

What's the difference between ESL and EFL language teaching?

ESL vs EFL
02:22

What is the PPP method?

PPP
03:46

What is the communicative method?

Communicative method
01:46

What is student centered and teacher centered teaching? What is better for students?

Student centered vs teacher centered teaching
02:27

Let's talk about the active and the passive types of learning.

Passive vs active learning
02:13

Let's review!

Summary
06:42
+ English teaching in Japan tips
13 lectures 56:42

What are the difference between open and closed-ended questions. Which is better to use in your classroom?

Open vs closed-ended questions
03:09

How should you communicate with the students?

Speaking speed and grammar levels
03:14
More on speaking speed and grammar levels
03:05

Remember the point of the lesson.

Don’t get sidetracked from the lesson point
02:25

What should you keep in mind when correcting students? How should you correct them?

Student correction
05:00
More on student correction
01:42

Recognize when students do well to build their confidence.

Student praise and encouragement
03:10

Why are students making certain types of grammar mistakes?

English with Japanese grammar?
02:58

What is elicitation in English teaching and why should you use it?

Elicitation
03:25

Why demonstration is more important that explanation.

Demonstration over explanation
03:21

Useful phrases that students can use immediately.

Clarifying phrases
12:24

Is there a difference between "watch" and "look" in usage?

Watch vs look
03:07

Let's review.

Summary
09:42
+ Impediments to learning
9 lectures 39:28

Let's talk about some of the things that are impediments to students learning English in Japan.

Introduction
00:56

Should you assign homework or encourage studying outside of the class?

Study at home
02:58

How can students get more speaking practice?

Speaking practice
04:57

Are students moving too fast?

Rushing
04:51

Do the students really understand?

Not asking questions
02:29

Fear of making mistakes makes many students too shy to speak.

Fear of making mistakes
01:50

Have students set unrealistic goals for their English language learning?

Unrealistic goals
07:35

Viewing language incorrectly can hinder learning and expectations.

Seeing language as a subject
04:38

Let's review!

Summary
09:14