Kitakyushu JALT:

Principles of vocabulary acquisition - how well do textbooks do?

Date: Saturday, May 24th, 2014 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Rob Waring

Description:
This presentation will first review some of the underlying principles of foreign language vocabulary acquisition. It will then look at how well course books and other ELT materials cover the most important vocabulary and whether they adhere to these underlying principles. Participants are asked to bring any current EFL text they are using to show others and review in light of the above principles.

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

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

Venue: Wel-Tobata, Tobata (map)

Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

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