English Boot Camp is a new approach to speaking English. We force the students to use the English ability that they already learned in high school and university. Our classes are taught strictly in only English which helps the students change their minds from Japanese to English much more quickly. This helps the students feel immersed in the English language and they can pull out the words that they have hidden in the depths of their minds to use. It takes a bit of coercing for the instructors to do but that is what’s fun about EBC!
As an instructor, you must know the right kind of push for each student. This is a boot camp! Not some English lecture or seminar, where they just sit there and listen to you. You must get them to speak out in a loud confident voice. Let them feel like it’s ok to make mistakes. How else will they speak confidently? We must push them to believe they can do it. And they will. The students are not stupid, they just can’t get over their fear of making mistakes. That is where we come in to push them past that fear.
If you think you have what it takes, then please come join us! I look forward to meeting everyone and anyone interested in helping these students conquer their fear!