Psychology Games for Language Learning.
Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2007 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ian Munby, Hokkai Gakuen University, Sapporo
Communicative tasks for language practice or fluency training play an important role in the language classroom but they often lead to "so what?" outcomes. This presentation will introduce some communicative tasks for learners of all ages and levels with surprising or amusing outcomes which purport to reveal something about our personalities and values. Training in these strategies provides a basis for further language practice and further active and personal learner involvement in classroom communication. The presenter will also suggest how such tasks can be structured around a TBLL (task-based language learning) model of second language acquisition and lesson procedure. All welcome for Nagasaki JALT's second meeting of the year!
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.)
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