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    Help Total newbee, I have no idea

    okay so my head is spinning on all this research I’m trying to do, and I just need some advice. Firstly, I want to start studying Japanese online (beginner level) Where do I start? What course do I take? Can I study with TAFE? I’m aiming to teach English in Japan even translating, or tutor. I...
  2. Bexy Jones

    Help Advice needed on TEFL and finding a job at a school after TEFL..

    Hello, I am currently looking for advice on TEFL courses and getting work in Japan. I plan on starting an online TEFL course next month but I would love to know more about which one would be best to take (which website etc). I would preferably like to find a place that could help me find a job...
  3. Bexy Jones

    I'm seeking the best way to get a job teaching English in Japan.

    Hello I'm Bexy and I'm new to this site.. I'm 24 years old from the UK and I have had a huge interest in Japan ever since I was young, this includes the culture, people, language, anime, food, buildings and nature etc.. I was even lucky enough to visit Japan (Tokyo,Kyoto,Osaka,Fujigoko) last...
  4. EddieInTokyo

    Nightmare Eikaiwa Stories Wanted!!!

    Putting together a book about Crazy Eikaiwa teaching experiences. Looking for some people who can anonymously answer any or all of the following questions. What did you expect in terms of teaching when you first came to Japan? Did it change after you started teaching? What would you say the...
  5. D

    Summer positions in Japan for American professor?

    Hi, I'm a US college professor in astronomy+physics. I usually take summers off, but I'm wondering if there are any summer positions in Japan appropriate for an academic. Whether it's teaching sciences, ALT, a guest lectureship, etc, I'd just be interested in using my skills while benefiting...
  6. J

    Finding a career in Japan

    While I was an undergrad I met my fiancée, but after she graduated she did not receive a work visa. I was still in grad school in a different city, because of this marriage for a visa was not an option. I am about to finish my masters in TESOL, but I am unsure the best way to find a teaching job...
  7. Random teach

    Help with communication

    Hello! I'm very glad I stumbled across such a constructive and useful site and I'd like to ask about some specific advice on how to deal with female Japanese students. I work in an online eikaiwa and I mostly teach business English or advanced English, or at least it was so when I first started...
  8. Axel57

    Working in Japan - Advice Appreciated

    Hey guys, first off I appreciate you looking this over. To attempt to condense the information I got I'll speak quickly since I am asking for your input after all. I want to work in Japan. I'm residing in the states a year after graduation and would rather not stay here with some mundane entry...
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    Job Offers Substitute English conversation teacher needed Nov2015 Wed/Thur/Fri in Akashi, Hyogo

    For one month this November I need an energetic substitute teacher for my private students: Wednesdays from 4:10p.m. Thursdays from 3:20p.m. Fridays from 4:35p.m. 2,500yen - 3,000yen /hour depending on your skills Need to attend two evenings to "learn the ropes" beforehand. Also have classes...