Nagasaki JALT:

Japanese English Interference in English Class.

Date: Saturday, June 24th, 2006 Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Speaker: Emilie Masson and Thomas Sorenson.

Description:
In this presentation, the interference of Japanese English in the English classroom will be examined. Instances when interference is encountered supported by research conducted in 3 different grades at Junior High school level will be discussed. The presentation will conclude with suggestions on how teachers can be made aware of this interference and how to encourage students to be conscious of the differences between Japanese English and Standard English in order to reduce interference. All welcome!

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen

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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