Nagasaki JALT:

(1) Planned and Unplanned Speech Acts Using Yackpack; (2) Practical Uses of Songs in the EFL Classroom

Date: Saturday, October 18th, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Andrew Meyerhoff, Saga University

For Nagasaki JALT's eighth meeting of the year, Meyerhoff will analyze the progress of first year non-English majors' speech over a five week period using Yackpack. In this context, he looks at speech differences between apparent planned and unplanned speech acts. Next, he will provide a short presentation and workshop on how to use songs effectively in the language classroom. He promises that he might even 'throw some original (musical) material into the presentation.' More information is at Nagasaki JALT's websites at and or look for the Nagasaki JALT and Friends Facebook Group, or simply sign up for our monthly e-mail newsletter at All welcome!

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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