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    This is true, but also it's not an essay...

    This is true, but also it's not an essay competition. The students really work hard on their pronunciation, and if they have a good ALT then they get a crash course in any sounds they're not doing...
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    Re: Genki Richard is a pretty poignant dude

    Why do you think being some corporate monkey is a good thing? Why can't people who like animals and making things look nice become, or at least aspire to become, a pet groomer? If that's where their...
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    I think "astute" would be a good word, but...

    I think "astute" would be a good word, but whatevers. Anyway - I disagree - this article is the usual garbage "Western education missionary sensei" spouts ad infinatum. Admittedly I only skim read...
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    Re: Solar Eclipse

    Oooh - did not know about this - thanks Mollie!
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    Could probably have just said, "it's the classic...

    Could probably have just said, "it's the classic game battleships with a snake instead of ships". Would have saved on the helium junkie squirrel's appearance costs.
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    Re: Jeopardy Database

    It's Jeopardy time again at school, so thought I'd share some of mine:

    Celebrity Countries
    10: Barrack Obama (USA)
    20: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)...
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    Re: san-in beach party

    We thought it was defending against North Korea too. The way they were so evenly spaced was what made us think that.

    Had a wicked time - there were a few massive dickheads there which is par for...
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    Re: What do you ask your students

    Exhaustive list of topics:
    Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom (I-TESL-J)

    Otherwise, just general things - school events, the news, sports matches, what they've been doing in club...
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    Ah, I see. You know, even though we were...

    Ah, I see. You know, even though we were overnighting I seem to remember wearing cool biz on the flight from Haneda to Okayama. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong about that (it was a long time ago...
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    Edited to tell you to ignore what I just said and...

    Edited to tell you to ignore what I just said and deleted: if it's only an AJET thing that says you won't be staying overnight then it's probably not correct - AJET is run by current JETs and not...
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    ...especially on Monday?!

    ...especially on Monday?!
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    Re: Okayama

    With regards to other stuff Okayama:

    Really great place to be - congratulations! My 2 years here have been brilliant. Also a top location for travelling all over the South of Japan when you get...
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    Nice one making an Okayama thread. With regards...

    Nice one making an Okayama thread. With regards to the prefectural JET situation:

    To cooljay - if you're a prefectural ALT - you'll probably be placed to live in Okayama City actually as 2 from...
  14. Thread: Packing

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    Re: Packing

    Got mine at Don Quijote.
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    Here's some places you could get questions and...

    Here's some places you could get questions and answers for it:

    Family Feud Answers Guide v1.0 - hosted by Neoseeker

    http://www.games.com/game/family-feud/
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    Re: Packing

    I've packed a grand total of nothing. Started throwing stuff away though, and that's been kind of liberating. I get sentimental just clearing my desk at school, so when I start on the real stuff it's...
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    I think most of the time I've heard about it the...

    I think most of the time I've heard about it the JTE makes them do it, which is not as cringeworthy but still a touch lame.
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    Re: Farewell Lesson

    I'm going to jump in this thread and ask about it too. I want to do something that's really fun with them (my lessons are usually a bit work-heavy and they've tried really hard) possibly themed...
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    Re: Family Feud for the classroom

    Quality idea! I'm also curious how you did the scoring though. Should I go around Okayma station and ask 100 random Japanese people? I have a feeling "eeeeto" and "wakaranai" would be top choices for...
  20. Re: 1 on 1 conversation class with intermediate english speaker:

    Kingmong - I think when the English level is low a lot of planning is required. I have a similar small group and photos work great (though obviously the printing costs and stuff are a bit of a pain)...
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    Poll: Yeah, when I'm saying not to do it, it's on the...

    Yeah, when I'm saying not to do it, it's on the occasion where the majority of the class absolutely hates that kind of game but enjoys and participates in other types. Sometimes you can play an...
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    That's just the thing though, isn't it? You need...

    That's just the thing though, isn't it? You need to explain why or else they're much less likely to take it on board.
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    Poll: Re: Elimination Games: Yay or Nay

    My one's a yay, but only for certain classes. Some classes are really noisy, competitive and don't give a toss about whether their English is right or not and they thrive on that sort of game. Works...
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    That's a big enough mistake that you have to...

    That's a big enough mistake that you have to correct them, especially if the students are writing it down and are going to revise from their notes. I guess I'm lucky that I've ever (:)) had a JTE who...
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    1. Depends on the teacher. If we have a very good...

    1. Depends on the teacher. If we have a very good relationship then I'll tell them that maybe they're exaggerating. If we have a less warm relationship I'd just smile and nod: I couldn't give 2 fucks...
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