Fukui JALT:

The NHK Edigorian Series and English Activities in Elementary School

Date: Sunday, February 17th, 2008 Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker: Tom Merner

The number of schools offering English activities has been increasing nationwide, and it seems as English will be implemented in the 5th and 6th grades as a once a week lesson after the next revision of the Course of Studies. There is a misconception among many that the purpose of English in elementary school is to 'teach' English to children. However, the main goal has been stated as developing a 'willingness to communicate' in the guidelines, and it seems as this will not be changed. In this session, Tom Merner aims to clarify this main goal and to discuss activities that enable this to happen. Most approaches and activities introduced will be for upper grade children, who are often considered difficult to teach.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen

Venue: Fukui Campus, the Open University of Japan, AOSSA 7th Floor, Lecture Room 1

Location: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan


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Website: https://jalt.org/groups/chapters/fukui

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