San-in Area Teachers Group:

Listening Activities

Date: Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Samantha Kawakami (APRICOT Publishing, Sam's English School)

This is the first meeting of the San-in English Teacher's Group. There will be some time devoted to self-introductions and discussion of future meetings. The main content will be a 45-minute presentation on listening activities followed by Idea Sharing done in smaller groups. Everyone is asked to come with either an idea to share: a listening activity that went well, or a problem they had with a listening activity.

1:30 - 2:00 Introductions
Sam will introduce herself and her ideas for the group. Short self-introductions

2:00 - 2:10 Break

2:10 - 2:55 Samantha Kawakami: Listening Activities
Sam will present various ways you can expand and use listening activities. Some activities will be more useful for children and some for adults.

2:55 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 3:50 Everyone, in Groups: Idea Sharing (YOUR HOMEWORK)
Everyone will work in small groups for about 30-35 minutes. We will come back and share the best idea from your group.

3:50 - 3:55 Break

3:55 - 4:30 Future Meetings/Brainstorming: Talk about what everyone hopes to get out of the group.

Sam's website has a PDF schedule with more details and a map. The small fee of 100-200 yen is to cover the room fee. The total room fee is 2,400 yen (plus 200 yen per hour if we need the A/C or heat). If lots of teachers come, the fee will be less so encourage your friends to come!

Organization: New San-in Area Teachers Group (San-in Area Teachers Group)

Cost: 100-200 yen

Venue: Josai Community Center, Matsue-shi, Dogata-cho 614 (map)

Location: Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan


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Mobile phone: 090-3889-2055