Kyoto JALT:

Advanced Learners' Dictionary Use

Date: Saturday, June 24th, 2006 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Yoshiko Okuyama, University of Hawaii

Dr. Okuyama will introduce the results of a qualitative study on bilingual dictionary usage of college students. The study focused on how Japanese-English/English-Japanese dictionaries (paper, electronic, and online) are used by advanced Japanese as a foreign language (JFL) and advanced ESL learners. Only the results of the JFL subjects will be introduced and discussed during the presentation. The presentation will be in English, but the Q&A session will be in English and/or Japanese. The presentation is co-sponsored by the Kyoto JALT Chapter and the JALT JSL SIG.

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

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

Venue: Kyoto Kyoiku Bunka Center (Marutamachi, Sakyo-ku)

Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan


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