Osaka JALT:

An Evening with Elka Todeva of SIT Graduate Institute, the Osaka JALT Featured Speaker at JALT2013

Date: Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Speaker: Elka Todeva (SIT Graduate Institute)

Join us for a relaxing evening of dinner with Professor Elka Todeva of the SIT Graduate Institute, and one of this year's Featured Speakers at JALT2013, sponsored by Osaka JALT. Details of her presentations at JALT2013 can be found at the conference schedule page.

Elka Todeva holds a doctorate in English applied linguistics and a master's degree in British and American literature, English linguistics, and simultaneous interpretation. At SIT Graduate Institute since 1993, she teaches and does research in the areas of second language acquisition, English applied linguistics, critical pedagogy, language analysis, multilingualism, teacher cognition, and ecological approaches to teaching. A native of Bulgaria, Elka began working in the US as a visiting Fulbright scholar. Her publications include The Multiple Realities of Multilingualism: Personal Narratives and Researchers' Perspectives (Mouton de Gruyter, 2009), three ESL textbooks, two English dictionaries, and numerous articles on language acquisition and learning, English linguistics, discourse, brain-friendly teaching, multimedia, and reflective practices.

For more about Elka, please see this page. Please RSVP to by Monday, Oct 28, so we can be sure to reserve enough seats.

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

Cost: JALT Members: 1500 yen for dinner buffet + 500 yen for nomihodai
Non-members: 2500 yen for dinner buffet + 500 yen for nomihodai

Venue: Satoyama dining restaurant, Hankyu Terminal Building 17F, (near Hankyu Umeda) map

Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


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