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Leicester City References In English Lessons

As someone who teaches English as a foreign language in Japan I have to get my kicks how I can when it comes to amusing myself. In the past I’ve incorporated books, music, songs, toys, Star Wars, Kung-fu Panda and learning to … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Lame Halloween Activities For Kids

Following the huge popularity of the top 5……lame Christmas activities feature last December it is time to cash in on the success of that and, true to form, Tokyo Fox has managed to cobble together an equally feeble Halloween edition! With October 31st drawing ever … Continue reading

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Using Music Effectively In English Lessons

At a recent teachers meeting there seemed to be a fair bit of interest in how I use music in my English lessons. I have written on here before about using songs in adult English lessons which is very much a part … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Lame Christmas Activities For Kids

It’s been a while since we wrote any English teaching ideas on here and with Christmas Day drawing ever closer the teachers among us are probably trying to think of a few festive games and activities to jazz up our … Continue reading

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Tanabata (Star Festival) Kids Lessons

The 7th of July in Japan is known as Tanabata (七夕) which celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi. According to legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are only allowed to meet once a year on the … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids To Read Via A Penalty Shoot-Out!

You’d think that after the penalty heartbreak suffered by Leicester City in the Play Offs last month that the last thing on my mind would be more penalties but this is a game to be used as an additional resource … Continue reading

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Using Songs In Adult English Lessons

Following my recent post on using ‘Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)‘ in English lessons I have had a few enquiries about using songs as an additional resource. Not wanting to actually come up with anything new on this topic I have … Continue reading

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