Fukuoka JALT:

Elementary School English & Introducing a New Textbook Series

Date: Saturday, September 18th, 2004 Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Tom Merner

This presentation looks at new trends in elementary school English in Japan. In addition, the presenter will introduce a new textbook currently being developed for elementary school English lessons. The innovative series is based on a content-based curriculum.
About the speaker: Tom Merner owns a small English conversation school in Yokohama. He is a lecturer at Japan College of Foreign Languages and Reitaku University, and an English instructor of Showa Women's University attached elementary school. Merner is also NHK "SuperEigorian" Program Production Adviser, a co-author, and a teacher trainer and adviser for several education boards. Merner has published several books on EFL and elementary school English activities, including The Practical Handbook for Elementary School English Activities.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen

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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