Akita JALT:

ESP - Adapting a US High School Science Textbook for the Classroom

Date: Saturday, July 22nd, 2006 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Stephen Shucart

This is a talk on how Shucart adapted a high school science textbook for the language classroom based on Neal Anderson's Active Reading series. This talk is a follow-up on his original presentation, which was given before the classes had actually begun. This talk presents the students' reactions to the classes, plus improvements that have been added, including listening to science essays on an iPod nano.

Stephen Shucart has been Associate Professor of English at Akita Prefectural University, Honjo campus for the last 7 years.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen for non-members, 500 yen for students

Venue: Room B103 at AIU (Akita International University)

Location: Akita City, Akita Prefecture, Japan


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