Gunma JALT:

Teaching International Relations through English: Can It Be Done?

Date: Sunday, November 11th, 2007 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Leo Yoffe, Lecturer, Waseda University

The presentation will explore the challenges of teaching international relations, and content more broadly, in the Japanese EFL environment. Leo Yoffe discusses his experience of teaching a course on Canada-Japan diplomatic relations and how content-based instruction can contribute to developing students' language and critical thinking.

Leo Yoffe has taught EFL in Japan for 15 years. He also worked as a diplomat at the Embassy of Canada in Tokyo. Currently he is a full-time lecturer at the School of Commerce of Waseda University.

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

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

Venue: Maebashi Kyoai Gakuen College, 1154-4 Koyahara-machi, Maebashi, Gunma (tel: 027-266-7575)

Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan


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