Himeji JALT:

Ethical ELT & Popular Songs, Active Neurons, and High-frequency Vocabulary

Date: Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker: Maggie Lieb, Meiji University

Ethical ELT

In keeping with many professions that have ethical codes to guide their practice, this presentation will explore how to incorporate ethics into ELT and ensure our profession contributes to intercultural understanding and tolerance.

Popular Songs, Active Neurons, and High-frequency Vocabulary

The second session will explore the use of popular songs to teach high-frequency vocabulary. Citing evidence from neuroscience of the ability of music to stimulate the brain, the presenter will discuss advantages and pedagogical implementation.

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

Cost: please see here for details

Venue: Himeji Dokkyo University, West Building, 3rd Floor

Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan


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