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

Description:
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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