Temple University Japan:

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series (Seminar 1): Interlanguage Pragmatics

Date: Saturday, May 30th, 2009 Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Rod Ellis

This seminar will investigate how language learners perform and acquire speech acts such as requests, apologies and refusals in a second language. It will examine research in these areas and the application of this research to the teaching of pragmatic competence. Participants will have the opportunity to work with samples of learner language to investigate interlanguage pragmatics.

The first three hours of each TUJ seminar (Saturday from 2 - 5 p.m.) are free and open to the public. TUJ TESOL alumni are welcome to attend the entire weekend without charge; the weekend auditing fee for others is 12,500 yen

Organization: Temple University Japan

Cost: TUJ Members: free for TUJ TESOL alumni
Non-members: the first three hours are free; weekend fee is 12,500 yen

Venue: Temple University Japan, Osaka map

Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


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