Author: Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto

Remembering Ritsuko Nakata

Remembering Ritsuko Nakata

It is with great sadness that we share about the passing of our dear colleague, Ritsuko Nakata. The three of us were not just co-authors. We were the kind of friends who could pick...

Ōtsu City Schools adopt Let’s Go

We’re thrilled to announce that Let’s Go 4th edition has been adopted for use in all 37 public elementary schools in Ōtsu City, in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. With support from Oxford University Press trainers,...

puppets to practice conversation

Tips for teaching beginners

Recently, a friend on Twitter asked a question: I sent a short answer — Twitter is limited to 140 characters, so all answers are short. Well, the weekend came and went but as promised...

English teachers for Let's Go Day

Let’s Go in Indonesia

What’s the most important thing English teachers can do to help students thrive in a future defined by rapid change, global connections, and unbelievable access to information? What does research tell us makes the...

high speed match

High Speed Match

Like most students, mine enjoy creating and playing card games. The process of creating a game is itself an activity that involves critical and creative thinking skills in addition to language practice, and a...