AJET Publications

Welcome to the AJET Publications For Sale page. Below, you’ll find descriptions of all available National and Prefectural AJET Groups’ publications. Either scroll down, or click on the title of your choice in the list below.

National AJET Publications
Planet Eigo – 2nd Edition 
Foxy Phonics 

Fukushima (FuJET) Publications
Kanji Survival Guide 

Hokkaido AJET (HAJET) Publications
Veg Out 
Minimal Word Pair Trees 
The HAJET Eikaiwa Manual 
The Guerrilla Guide: Surviving Japanese Primary Schools 

National AJET Publications

Planet Eigo 2nd Edition

Your Ultimate Team‐teaching Companion

Plane Eigo 2nd Ed

Planet Eigo 2nd Ed

National AJET is pleased to announce the release of the newest edition of the popular teaching resource, Planet Eigo! Planet Eigo is a collection of lesson plans and teaching methods specifically fashioned for team-teaching in Japan. The editors have taken the great qualities from past publications and have added some invaluable elements: the 300-page book includes nearly 100 pages of detailed explanations on Team Teaching, Learning Theory, Instructional Planning and Elementary Schools. Planet Eigo goes beyond just collecting quality lesson plans by organizing them into five fundamental categories; Speaking, Listening, Writing, Reading and Elementary school. Activities also include an easy-to-read summary table, recommended target grade/age, and estimated time duration. The book is also completely bilingual, written in both Japanese and English.

Foxy Phonics

A Comprehensive Guide to Phonics for Beginners

Foxy Phonics

Foxy Phonics

Katakana English driving you crazy? Let Foxy Phonics help! Studies show that learning phonics in the beginning stages of language instruction is important for proper language development. Phonics helps students learn the sounds of the English language, especially difficult vowel and consonant blends. Not only does teaching phonics help students to differentiate between sounds, it can also help strengthen their reading ability. Starting with the basic sounds, this book teaches phonics of English with over 100 worksheets, illustrations, phonics activities and tongue twisters. This book is sure to set katakana English in its place.

For more information about AJET Publications, please contact resource@ajet.net.

Fukushima (FuJET) Publications

For ordering information or other questions, please visit the the FuJET Store.

Kanji Survival Guide 
A first of its type, KSG takes real-life situations were kanji has proven to be an issue and translates them all while using real pictures. With nearly 1,000 Kanji characters translated into hiragana and English, it takes into account all different situations and home appliances. Kanji translations include ATMs, utility bills, school clubs, school subjects, people at school, how to fill out forms, karaoke remote, how to understand your vacation request form, info about school parties, transportation and travel, stores & shops, weather reports, kitchen appliances, garbage pickup, and more! It made its debut at the Kobe Re-contracting Conference 2004.

Hokkaido AJET (HAJET) Publications

For ordering information or other questions, please refer to www.hajet.org.

Veg Out 

Veg Out!

The Vegan & Vegetarian Survival Guide for Japan

 

A huge new guide for those who don’t do Katsuo*! Completely re-written with all new illustrations! Everything you need to know as a vegetarian/vegan living in Japan. A brief history of vegetarianism in Japan, nutrition ideas for vegetarian diets, glossary of Japanese food terms, Japanese recipes, guide to eating out, shopping guide, accommodations guide, glossary of kanji and katakana, references and further reading recommendations – this guide has it all. Also includes 150 pages of restaurant recommendations throughout Japan. For maintaining your sanity, “Veg Out” also includes a brief explanation in Japanese of what you can and cannot eat – great to photocopy and bring to restaurants, grocery stores, enkais and etc.*Katsuo: Bonito fish that appears in many Japanese dishes and broths making it inedible for vegetarians and vegans.

Minimal Pair Word Trees 

Minimal Pair Word Trees

Minimal Pair Word Trees

For teaching pronunciation in Junior High School classes and beyond. Over 50 different minimal pair word trees to help your student’s listening schools. A complete explanation of how to use the activities, a Japanese explanation, Japanese translations of all words used, indexed to widely used Junior High School textbooks. These worksheets are also great outside of the Junior High classroom.

The HAJET Eikaiwa Manual 

The HAJET Eikaiwa Manual

The HAJET Eikaiwa Manual

Packed with ideas and activities for adult eikaiwa (English conversation) classes. An updated version of the previous HAJET Eikaiwa manual, the new manual features new ideas, activities and lesson plans, an easy to read layout and a chapter of last minute lesson ideas – just add AET! This guide features lots of great activities for adult conversation classes, tried and tested by ALTs. It also features great advice and suggestions for those who are just starting out with their own eikaiwa classes. Fully indexed by activity and topic.

The Guerrilla Guide: Surviving Japanese Primary Schools 

The Guerrilla Guide: Surviving Japanese Primary Schools

The Guerrilla Guide: Surviving Japanese Primary Schools

Never taught before in your life? Let alone in a foreign country? Never fear HAJET has the answer for you. The Guerrilla Guide was created by a former ALT for ALTs. With everything you’ll ever REALLY need to know about the Japanese primary school system. Includes:

  • A 12-month, theme based curriculum
  • Informative Essays
  • Useful Japanese
  • Guidelines for international event planning
  • Games, Plays, Songs and Flashcards

AND IT’S ALL BILINGUAL!