The CIR Homepage
A place where CIRs enjoy space
A source of information about the JET Programme written by JETs. Wikipedia for JETs.
The unofficial (and very uncensored) webpage for JETs
Has the most entries, even sample sentences. Some of the English translations are awkward. Designed for Japanese speakers, so readings are only included for difficult kanji.
Designed for Japanese speakers. Includes readings for all entries.
Designed for English speakers. Includes Kanji dictionary. Has a full text translation option.
Guides To Japan
General ESL Sites
Dave's ESL Cafe
The most well known and respected ESL site on the net. They've got a huge variety of lesson plans, games, activities, job listings, etc. Go here first.
One stop site for ESL games, activities, songs (in MP3 as well as CD), and much more. You can even have your class play animated online games and practice phonics on the internet.
Games & Activities
Discovery School's Puzzlemaker
Allows you to make your own puzzles online for free.
Grammar & Vocab
Reading & Writing
Speaking & Listening
|For New Jets||
The Hiring Process ・ Buying From Your Predecessor ・ Japanese Customs ・ Bringing Medicine To Japan ・ Presents For Coworkers ・ Tokyo to Hyogo ・ Residence Card ・ Changes to the Alien Registration System, July 2012 ・ First Few Days ・ Pension Book ・ Settling In At Home ・ Letter of Appointment ・ Personal Seal
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|Language and Culture|
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