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I Can’t Hear You! Working At An Osaka Eikaiwa

Starting out in a new endeavor will always come with its fair share of hardships, challenges, and frustrations. This was no exception for me as I began life in Japan, and started as a first-time English teacher. Osaka is a wonderful city, and I had the privilege to work in Umeda, a huge, booming district…

How to Teach English in Japan as a Non-Native Speaker

If you are from a country outside the English-speaking world, teaching English in Japan has most likely only rarely crossed your mind before stumbling upon this text. However, if you meet the few criteria listed below, chances are that you are eligible for becoming a bonafide genuine sensei, just like me, right here in the…

The History of English Education in Japan and What it Means for the Future

If you’re a native English speaker living in Japan, chances are that you work as an English teacher.   bitlanders.com/ Have you ever wondered about the history of your profession? How long has learning English been popular in Japan, and what do current trends actually mean in practice? Origin You would think that English learning…