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The JET Programme: So You Want To Be An English Teacher | Halfway Anywhere
Sushi, Sony, Miyazaki, Nintendo, Sumo. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't associate at least one of these things with Japan. But what about the words (or more accurately, acronyms): ALT, CIR, and JET? Each year, the Japanese government employs thousands of foreigners as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) in elementary, middle schools, and …