Nagasaki JALT:

Using Online Video Slideshows as a Tool for English Learning; and Teaching the Strategies of Speaking.

Date: Sunday, October 14th, 2007 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Sergio Mazzarelli, Kwassui Women 's College; Alastair Graham-Marr, Tokai University/ABAX Publishers.

In the first part of the meeting, Mazzarelli will report on his own experiences in letting college students create video slideshows and sharing them through the Internet with students in other countries. He will also introduce a website he has created for teachers interested in sharing their students ' slideshows. In the latter half, Graham-Marr, author of Communication Spotlight, a new text that teaches students how to use certain strategies, will examine the reasons for teaching strategies and examine the sort of strategies he argues should be taught.

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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.)

Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan


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