Nara JALT:

The TKT and How it can Improve Your ESL Career

Date: Sunday, September 10th, 2006 Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Matthew Reynolds, Director of Studies, English-Please!

Do you know the difference between scanning and skimming? Demonstrative adjectives and demonstrative pronouns? Diphthongs and monophthongs? Do your staff? How does familiarity with ESL terminology and practice help us do our jobs better on a daily basis? The TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) is an inexpensive, efficient way for you and your coworkers to produce more professional lessons and work together better.

In this presentation and workshop, we'll be doing a few light-hearted quizzes to find out what you do and don't know about ESL, and talk a bit about how a new test from Cambridge ESOL, which is coming to Nara from this fall, can help you fill in the gaps! If you are interested in learning more about entry-level, low-cost ESL training, come check out this workshop. For more details or directions to the site, please contact Nara Publicity Chair, Steven Nishida,

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

Cost: free

Venue: Tezukayama University Gakuenmae Campus (JALT2004 Conference Site), facing South Exit of Gakuenmae Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line

Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan


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