Fukuoka JALT:

Phonology and Language Teaching

Date: Saturday, April 12th, 2003 Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Speaker: Kenneth G. Schaefer, Temple University Japan

Description:
This presentation will be in two parts. Part one will focus on historical sound changes and how this gave rise to some of the well-known varieties of English. Part two will focus on suprasegmentals and intonation in American English. Schaefer will discuss the use of suprasegmentals to:

  • define discourse structures,
  • provide information focus,
  • express emotion,
  • define thought groups, and
  • mark grammatical distinctions.
Dr. Schaefer is the Director for the Temple University Graduate Program in TESOL.

Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)

Cost: free

Venue: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Tenjin Satellite Campus (9F), Tenjin 2-8-38, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi map

Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

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