Sendai JALT:

TESOL: An Art and Craft or a Science?

Date: Sunday, February 24th, 2002 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: discussion group

Each of the articles listed below deals with the question, Is TESOL an Art and Craft or is it a Science? These four articles will be drawn upon to enliven the discussion on February 24. You can find these articles on-line at The Journal of the Imagination and in Language Learning and Teaching (Volume V).

  • Argument and Entertainment: TESOL as a Science
    Elana Shohamy
  • TESOL: Art and Craft
    Henry Widdowson
  • An Attitude of Inquiry: TESOL as a Science
    Diane Larsen-Freeman
  • Precision, Elegance and Simplicity: Perspectives on TESOL and Art
    G. Richard Tucker
Whilst it is not necessary to read these articles before you come to the session, it would be an advantage to you to look them over beforehand.
Note that the starting time is 2:00 from now on.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free (also free for TALE members; TALE is Tohoku Association of Language Educators)
Non-members: ¥1000 (for non-JALT and non-TALE members).

Venue: Ichibancho Shimin Center (behind Maruzen)

Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan


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