Tag Archives: NNESTs

Is there any need for Assistant Language Teachers?

Longstanding rumours that the Japanese government are thinking of doing away with JET (the famous scheme for putting foreign graduates into schools as “human tape recorders” or “genki” sources of fun and games) have been followed by news that the … Continue reading

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Are we excluding anyone?

To start with, here are some comments that your spam filter might well exclude for you: thanx soooo much! I have digit: ” games on present perfect” on google and here you are! exellent! Good. very excellent Thaks very good … Continue reading

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Guest piece- 2000 Sri Lankan English Teachers Coming to Korea??

by Anontastic “No doubt,  anyone reading the EL Gazette this month may have done a double take when looking at the front page for August 2010 – I know that I did. According to the headlines, Korea plans to recruit … Continue reading

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New classroom language worksheets and phrase lists

For teacher training, self study and/ or classroom use, to get the teacher and/ or the students using more and better English in class. All mine and all on Usingenglish.com: Pronunciation what sound is it? Phraselist for praising, encouraging and consoling Classroom … Continue reading

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A big change at the BC

British Council Chennai only employs local teachers. I wouldn’t be surprised if it has been imposed on them by visa restrictions, but if it works I can see them trying to spread the idea elsewhere. A welcome change? Likely to … Continue reading

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