ECC Junior Events

Kids’Interviews

Usually full day events (7 hrs. of work). Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays (Jan - Mar)

 

Kids Interviews are designed to test ECC Junior students on their English speaking and comprehension abilities. Native English Teachers ask students series of questions and a Japanese Examiner evaluates the responses.

Children’s Summer Parties

Usually full day events (7 hrs. of work). Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays (June - July)

 

Designed to provide ECC Junior students with an enjoyable opportunity to interact with a native English speaker. Native English Teachers lead groups of students in games and songs.

Special Assignments

Usually on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays at various times.
(Ongoing events with peak periods during Halloween, Christmas and Easter seasons)

 

Native English Teachers work closely with Home Teachers and lead these events by following a curriculum of games. Other duties may include singing songs, watching student recitations, and talking about home countries.

Speech Contests

Usually on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays at various times.
(Ongoing events with a peak period in September)

 

A very formal event designed to provide ECC Junior students with an opportunity to be graded on pronunciation, intonation, and other facets of English speaking. The Native English Teacher evaluates, judges, and provides constructive criticism about the students’ speeches. Leading a large group in a simple game and talking about home countries may be required.


Kindergarten Visiting Program/ Elementary School Program

Different from all other programs. Weekday mornings at various times.
Requires a one-year contract from April to March (exceptions can be arranged).

Kindergarten Visiting Program

ECC Junior Native English Teachers are contracted out to private kindergartens in their area. Depending on the kindergarten, Native English Teachers may work along side an ECC Junior Japanese Teacher, or may teach on their own.
The role of the Native English Teacher is to teach a fun and educational lesson to students, age 2-5 years old. A curriculum is provided.

Elementary School Program

ECC Junior Native Teachers are contracted out to Elementary schools in their area. Working alongside the students’ Homeroom teacher, Native English Teachers are responsible for teaching students, age 6-12, structure/vocabulary-based lessons, using a set curriculum.


Other

Telephone Talking

Monday to Thursday 3:00pm-6:00pm (ongoing)
Telephone Talking gives ECC Junior Students from all over Japan the opportunity to have an enjoyable telephone conversation with a Native English Speaker. During each 2-3 minute phone call, the Native English Teacher and Student ask each other questions. Telephone Talking takes place at all ECC Junior Native Coordination Sections.