Kitakyushu JALT:

Task repetition and fluency development in the Japan classes: How much is enough?

Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2012 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Craig Lambert (University of Kitakuyshu)

The talk will discuss research on what fluency in speaking English is, how it can be developed, and how much time is required to develop it. The talk will combine research results and examples.

Craig Lambert is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, Faculty of Foreign Studies, the University of Kitakyushu. His courses are in teaching training and certification and his research specialization is task-based L2 learning. He has published research on needs analysis, L2 performance and motivation. He is currently researching effects of task repetition and referent similarity on L2 performance and development.

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

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

Venue: Kitakyushu International Conference Centre, 3F

Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


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