The Temple University and Fukuoka JALT 2nd Annual Applied Linguistics Colloquium (day 1 of 2)
Date: Saturday, July 28th, 2007 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: James Dean Brown, University of Hawai'i at Manoa and others
Please note that the date of this part of the event has been changed from July 14 to July 28.
The Temple University and Fukuoka JALT 2nd Annual Applied Linguistics Colloquium
July 28 & 15, 2007
Saturday, July 28 6:00-7:30 pm
Plenary: Teaching Fluency for Speaking and Listening
James Dean Brown, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
This presentation will focus on the evolution of my awareness of the importance to fluency of teaching connected speech forms in ESL/EFL classrooms including my recent efforts to compile the literature on the topic and formulate the principles underlying connected speech forms including word stress, utterance stress and timing, elisions, reductions, insertions, intrusions, simple transitions, assimilations, contractions, and combinations of all of the above. In the latter part of the presentation, I will discuss some of the most prominent principles necessary for teaching each of the above.
BIO: James Dean (JD) Brown is Professor of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He has spoken and taught courses in more than thirty countries ranging from Brazil to Yugoslavia. He has also published numerous journal articles and book chapters (on language testing, curriculum design, research methods, and program evaluation) and authored or co-authored numerous books (on reading statistical language studies, language curriculum, language testing, language testing in Japan, testing L2 pragmatics, performance testing, criterion-referenced language testing, using surveys in language programs, doing research, language test development, ideas for classroom assessment, connected speech, and heritage language curriculum).
July 15 (day 2) of this event will run for most of the day, and contains presentations by several speakers. Please click here for Day 2 - The Temple University and Fukuoka JALT 2nd Annual Applied Linguistics Colloquium.
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)
Venue: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin Tenjin Satellite Campus (9F), Tenjin 2-8-38, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi map
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