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Eigo Note Book 1 Lesson 1 Lesson Posts

Lesson 1-1 The very first lesson! "Greetings from all around the World" ...

May 01 2009 0 Comments

The Eigo Note textbook begins with an intro into the different ways of saying “hello” in foreign languages.

In teaching English to kids/children, chanting is highly promoted so we see that as well with the first CD English teaching item in the Eigo Notebook.

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Lesson 1-2 The Second lesson - "Greeting with good manners and eye-contact"...

May 8 2009 0 Comments

This second Eigo Note lesson (and remember there are 35 in all) begins with review of the “Hello Chant.”

The kids still loved it with the "GETS" pose and a few got excited about doing it again. After a review of the previous week’s lesson and the various countries' hello's it was time to...

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Lesson 1-3 The Third lesson - Introducing your self with a positive attitude...

May 15 2009 0 Comments

Now here we are in the third and last lesson of Unit 1. This Eigo Notebook lesson begins again with a review of the “Hello Chant” but with a little twist. The students this time have to sing their own first name into the song. Well, it was done with only a little enthusiasm from the kids mainly in part because the rhythm may get a little strange if you happen to have a very long Japanese first name.

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Eigo Note Book 1 Lesson 2 Lesson Posts

Lesson 2-1 The First lesson - Expressing emotions and communication with gestures...

May 22 2009 0 Comments

We are are off to start a new chapter in Eigo Notebook this week. Now remember this is our fourth lesson to date and from what I understand MEXT (Ministry of Education) has advised that there should be 35 lessons allotted for the Elementary School English Program (International Studies) during the course of one school year...

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Lesson 2-2 The Second lesson - The importance of using the right gestures or...

May 29 2009 0 Comments

...it may cause a misunderstanding in real communication (a real situation). From what I can feasibly translate from the top left hand corner on page 28 of the Teacher's Book we are somewhat showing the kids through various gestures to understand the real importance of communication and to use gestures with the understanding of...

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Lesson 2-3 The Third lesson - Positive communication with facial expressions...

May 29 2009 0 Comments

After going through our usual greetings I was glad most of the kids remembered what we had done last week. It was that act of checking again mentioned in Japanese as 'kakuninsuru.' Good for those kids. The ones who forgot got a quick reminder anyway. Then we started out this lesson again with another review of the "Hello song." ...

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Lesson 2-4 The Fourth lesson - Expressing emotions verbally and non-verbally...

Jun 01 2009 0 Comments

We began the lesson going through our usual greetings again and I was kind of wondering how the kids would feel at this point. The kids had remembered once again what we had done the week before, 'kakuninsuru.' This time I believe everyone had remembered to check on my feeling! We then started out the lesson again with another review of...

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Eigo Note Book 1 Lesson 3 Lesson Posts

Lesson 3-1 The First lesson - Numbers in languages from around the world:...

Jun 08 2009 0 Comments

Eigo Noto 英語ノート lesson blog: playing with numbers around the world and the new 'How Many' Song.

We still started out this lesson again with another go at the "Hello song" by request of the kids actually. I guess the robot thing picked them up a bit...

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Lesson 3-2 The Second lesson - Continuing with numbers 11-20, a listening quiz...

Jun 15 2009 0 Comments

After our usual greetings, some of our classes still began with the "Hello Song" and then the new 1-10 "Numbers Song."

In the numbers song we added that little fun clapping activity of not saying a number and clapping instead. (Reminds you of the "Bingo Song" doesn't it...

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Lesson 3-3 The Third lesson - Review 1-20 using ESL games in the classroom...

Jun 22 2009 0 Comments

It has been raining a bit lately and Japan is now coming into the rainy or monsoon season.

The last few days have been quite wet so the kids were anxious to play some games indoors. It is common in Japan to close off the playground's field during a rainy day and keep the kids inside. ...

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Lesson 3-4 The Fourth lesson - Reviewing 11-20: Keyword Games and Snakes and Ladders...

Jun 29 2009 0 Comments

Lucky for us we have a few games scheduled for this lesson like the Snakes and Ladders Game, the Keyword Game and a review of the Pyramid Game.

The weather is still getting warmer and the rainy or monsoon season plays its role disrupting the kids' 'pool' (swimming class) schedule...

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