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Modern image source recommendations

In 2024, we have a number of ways to either use or create novel images that abide by copyright and intellectual property laws, regulations and guidelines, including KobeJET's own Image Policy Guidelines.

Free image…
A diverse collage of different AI generated portraits
Teaching with song lyrics has never been easier!
WeXpats Jobs

Japan Job site for foreigners

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Development to Production environment changes

The dev environment should have several changes made:

Shield module installed and enabled. Lines 14-16 in the htaccess-timbers.patch file
Japan Talk

Japan Talk is a Japanese culture and travel guide. We love Japan more than 3 meals a day.

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JALT Publications

Publications of the Japan Association for Language Teaching

JALT has a rich history of publishing material on all aspects of language teaching and learning, as well as of supporting writers in this field. In addition to our three flagship publications below, JALT's special interest…

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Reward Systems

Fun, engaging methods to track students' progress and/or participation in class (i.e., usually via a sticker or stamp point system card).

Example downloadable reward systems.

Vid stick sheet - image of many cartoon and game characters together

This is a guide to articulating the position of certain sounds in the English lesson.

When learning pronunciation of a new language it's important to be able to identify the differences in sound-making; i.e. the position of the articulators: lips, teeth, and tongue.…

An infographic on where certain letters' sounds are placed around the mouth.
How do I turn off the falling snowflakes?

Click the rotating snowflake in the lower bottom, left-hand corner to disable the falling snowflakes.

12/5 Meeting with Mr. Matsuura, Mr. McCarthy, Ms. Tomcal 

The Agenda:

A. Sick Leave (9 points)

B. Short Contract/ Leavers (3 points)

C. Future Changes (2 points)…

Empowering Junior High School Students (SDC Workshop Handout)

This seminar (originally offered at an SDC) is intended to stimulate critical reflection on some of the foundational concepts that underly almost every aspect of our teaching and…

Get Involved
Join the KobeJET website team!

Interested in becoming a contributor to our lessons one of our other resources? Helping with content moderation or translation? These are great opportunities to practice your editing or translation skills, and add professional, visible real-world experience to your resume.


2019 JET Programme Reappointment Procedures

For JET Participant Use

2019 JET Programme Reappointment Procedures

ALTs & CIRs from English-Speaking Countries

Moving out procedures

Hello everyone, 

Many ALT(s) choose to move apartments during their time on JET. I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the process and paperwork for moving out of Kobe…


KobeJET is an online resource for English teaching and living in Japan. The goal is to facilitate the sharing information pertinent to living and working in Japan, educational methods and lesson plans, and community engagement.


English WebBook

Thank you for visiting English Web Book. Here you will find many free activities for teachers teaching communicative English.

This is an archive of my lesson planning and ideas for your future classroom projects. Please use this site, primarily, as a way to…

ALT English lesson games, activities and more for teaching in Japan.

The goal of this site is to help ALTs teaching English in Japan.

We do this by sharing helpful, insightful, educational, or inspiring…

Mie Guidebook

Welcome to the Mie Guidebook!

The internet's most comprehensive English-language guide to living in Mie Prefecture


Find activities, games, and worksheets to use in your English classes. Share your ideas and help your fellow teachers make their classes awesome!

The Best Websites & Resources for Teaching English in Japan

Planning on teaching English in Japan?

Wondering where you should start?

Well you are in the right place. Here you will find a number of resources and websites on: where to look for a teaching job and where to find out…

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