Nagasaki JALT:

Strategies to Help Students Communicate Now

Date: Sunday, May 21st, 2006 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Roger Palmer, Kansai University, Osaka, with Steve King of Pearson/Longman.

This presentation will focus on the need for students to make use of the English they know in the here-and-now. In particular, it will show how the ELT material Communicate Now makes explicit use of communication strategies which rapidly improve the students' ability to use language. It will also show that classroom instructions can be phrased simply, briefly and clearly so that the language is no more intimidating than the task itself. There will be a practical demonstration of ways to get the best out of the book, which those attending should be able to apply to their own teaching environments. A representative from Pearson/Longman will also attend to distribute and explain materials. There is no admission charge this month, and all welcome!

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: free this month!

Venue: Dejima Koryu Kaikan, 4F (this is the large white building next to Dejima Wharf and Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum; take #5 streetcar to Shiminbyoinmae stop, or take #1 streetcar to Dejima stop.)

Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan


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