Kagoshima JALT:

Using Poetry in the Language Classroom: Whys and Hows

Date: Sunday, February 25th, 2007 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Hugh Nicoll

In this presentation, we will begin with a brief exploration of reasons why we might use poetry in language classrooms. Hugh Nicholl will devote most of the time together to a demonstration of ways he has used poems in his classes. He will also share a list of poetry resources on the web, along with a brief discussion of how an arts education perspective on language may help teachers and learners become more autonomous members of their shared learning communities.

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

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

Venue: Jelly Beans Kousha Building 1F Meeting, near Shinyashiki Tram Stop

Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan


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