Annual JALT Hokkaido Conference
Date: Sunday, September 26th, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Thornbury and Mike Bostwick
Keynote #1: Grammar or speaking -- or both?
Bio: Scott Thornbury has written a book called "Teaching Unplugged." He also has a blog called An A-Z of ELT.
Keynote #2: Learning Through Another Language: Content-based Foreign Language Instruction
Bio: Mike Bostwick currently serves as Executive Director of the English Immersion Program K-12 at Katoh Gakuen and has directed the development of the program from its beginning in 1992. He also serves as Vice Principal of Gyoshu Junior & Senior High School. During his 30 years of experience he has taught at almost every level (K - college) in both the USA and Japan. He earned his doctorate in Applied Linguistics from Temple University, Japan. Since the immersion programís inception he has spoken and published widely on immersion education and been active in promoting research of immersion education and immersion teacher training in Japan.
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Hokkaido JALT)
Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 2,000 yen for non-members (1,000 yen if pre-registered)
Venue: Hokkukai Gakuen, Sapporo, Hokkaido (Toho (blue) Subway: Gakuen mae)
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