Bad Tests

Great example of a bad test. This was actually used to weed out who could vote or not, and, for some reason that almost nobody can explain, only handed to black people. Weird, right?

Great example of a bad test. This was actually used to weed out who could vote or not, and, for some reason that almost nobody can explain, only handed to black people. Weird, right?

悪い試験

Test making isn’t easy, that’s for sure. But that’s no excuse for…this. Continue reading

The Problem with English Teachers in Japan

That said, I still believe in it.

Team teaching is a lot easier on paper than in practice… said everyone ever.

日本の英語教諭の問題

Where to begin? Continue reading

Not Understanding Is Fine: Teaching English

不理解は大丈夫:英語教育

One of the first things you realize when you teach a language is that you don’t really understand what the heck is going on. And that’s okay, especially if you’re a learner. Continue reading