English in Elementary Schools: What Will It Mean for Secondary School Teachers?

Date: Saturday, January 19th, 2002 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida, Sophia University and Tom Merner, Japan College of Foreign Languages

January 19th in Tokyo for a free talk on how changes to the elementary curriculum may affect English education in secondary schools. The speakers - Kensaku Yoshida of Sophia University and Tom Merner of the Japan College of Foreign Languages - will share their knowledge and experience from working on Monbukagakusho committees to revise English education. Topics covered will include the current state of English education and teacher training in elementary schools, proposed options for elementary English education, and how these changes may affect secondary English education.

Organization: Junior / Senior High School Teachers Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching (JSHS SIG of JALT)

Cost: free

Venue: Sakuragaoka Girls' Jr. & Sr. High School, 1-51-12 Takinogawa, Kita-ku, Tokyo

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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Website: www.juniorseniorhighsig.org

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