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December 22, 2009

One day certificate courses in teaching children to be held early next year

DEH%20logo.jpg The David English House one-day certificate courses in teaching elementary school children will be held on Sundays in seven cities around Japan between January and March. These course have built up a very high reputation over the years. Thousands of teachers in Japan have taken the courses and gained the certificate.

The trainer is David Paul, author of 'Teaching English to Children in Asia', 'New Finding Out', 'Communicate', 'Communication Strategies' and other books.

Topics covered:
* How do children learn?
* Using games effectively
* Building reading and writing skills
* Developing communicative skills
* Integrating songs
* Lesson planning
* Developing international attitudes

All sessions are interactive. Methodology is underpinned by theory, but the emphasis is on how this theory can be applied to the teaching of elementary school children in the Japanese classroom.

The dates of the courses are as follows: Jan 24 Osaka, Jan 31 Nagoya, Feb 7 Tokyo, Feb 14 Sendai, Feb 21 Kanazawa, Feb 28 Fukuoka, Mar 14 Hiroshima

The course costs 12,000 yen, but it is 9,000 yen for ETJ members - teachers can join ETJ for free on the day of the course. Click here for more information on the course and maps for each venue. Click here for information on ETJ. Click here to send an e-mail to register for a course.

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