Kagoshima JALT:

(1) Good News for All Asian Kids; (2) Fun with Readers, Give Children Confidence!

Date: Sunday, September 21st, 2008 Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: (2) Yoko Matsuka; (2) Eiko Takeuchi

Description:
(1) Good news for all Asian kids!
How to use We Can! in the classroom to get your students excited about using English. Author Yoko Matsuka, will introduce the new goal-driven 7-level series (children 3 12) and the compelling logic behind it. This presentation will be full of great activities, ensuring that classes will be fun and motivating for children.

Yoko Matsuka is the founder and president of MPI (Matsuka Phonics Institute), which she founded in 1979. She was one of the first people to recommend phonics as an useful method for teaching English to children in Asia.

(2) Fun with readers, give students confidence!
Eiko Takeuchi will be Introducing new readers and fun activities for children of various levels. This presentation will be full of fun with many great ideas that teachers can use in classes from the next day.

Eiko Takeuchi is a Marketing Consultant for McGraw-Hill Education. She has taught English to young learners and teachers in Japan and Spain for over 15 years. She was involved in ELT books writing for Japanese children and parents.

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

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

Venue: Seminar Room 117, Ground Floor Kousha Biru, Shinyashiki opposite the Shinyashiki Tram Stop

Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan

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