Yokohama JALT:

The Use of Proverbs in Teaching Communicative English

Date: Sunday, January 13th, 2002 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Bill Dare

A mutually understood proverb amounts to instant communication, often before the speaker has even finished saying it! The presenter will show how he applies proverbs to the dialogues and even his exercises in his English textbook Let's Learn Colloquial English. In each case the proverb will be compared and/or contrasted with its counterpart Japanese kotowaza. This process can result in a remarkable learning experience, combining L2 acquisition with proverbial wisdom.

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

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

Venue: Ginno Bunka Kaikan (near Kannai station)

Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


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