Fukuoka JALT:

4th Annual Fukuoka JALT Applied Linguistics Colloquium

Date: Sunday, July 26th, 2009 Time: 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Several speakers

Description:
12:00-12:55 Featured Speaker: Kristen Sullivan, Teaching/Learning Principles for Oral Communication Courses
The presenter will introduce the teaching/learning principles she believes are crucial for oral communication courses and will discuss how they were incorporated into the oral communication textbook Impact Conversation 1 and 2 (Pearson Longman) and how she applies them in her own classes. Kristen Sullivan is a lecturer at Shimonoseki City University where she teaches Academic English, TOEFL, Composition and Oral Communication. She is co-author of the oral communication textbook Impact Conversation published by Pearson Longman.

1:00-1:25
Metalanguage knowledge of low proficiency EFL learners, Miki Tokunaga
Self-identity as Motivator in EFL Learning: Undergraduate Japanese case Study, Paul Turner

1:30-1:55
Item and Rater Performance in Dictation Achievement Tests, Trevor Holster
Exploring experienced Japanese English high school teachers' professional identity, Sunao Fukunaga

2:00-2:25
Slide Presentation Skills for Researchers, Jane Harland
Using Mind Mapping in EFL Reading Class, Yuko Yamashita

2:30-2:55
Amotivation, Extrinsic and Intrinsic Orientation and Proficiency in Japanese Students of English at Two Tertiary Institutions, Tim Pritchard
M-learning vocabulary tasks, Aaron Gibson and Jeff Anderson

3:00-3:25
Cultural Load: Effects on Students and Teachers in the Second Language Classroom, Stewart Viita and J. Lake
Affecting outcomes: Teacher/student beliefs of ALC net learning, Stella Millikan

3:30-3:55
The History of English Teaching in Japan and the Relative Status of English Language and Literature Classes, Sharmine Barriga and J. Lake
Primary School - Eigo Note: Implications for Future English Education in Japan, Harry Carley

4:00-4:25
Using debate to teach integrated skills in English classrooms: Tips to get intermediate and lower proficiency students to debate, Wakako Pennington
Examining the Roles of "Oh" in Spoken American English Using the Corpus of Contemporary American English, Jack Brajcich

Note: The venue for this event will be in a different location from previous events. If you take the bus you may need to walk a short distance because the bus takes a different route on Sundays (see English map, also see Japanese map)

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

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

Venue: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University (Osa Main Campus, not the usual Tenjin location)

Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

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