Creating Authentic Materials for the Language Classroom
Date: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Robert Chartrand (Kurume University) and Arthur Meerman (Kurume University)
This presentation will outline the process of obtaining and receiving permission to add bilingual subtitles to copyrighted footage of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope from the Terry Fox Foundation, Canada. The documentary footage follows a young Canadian athlete, philanthropist and national hero as he sets out to run across Canada to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. The presentation will furthermore summarize the importance of the story itself, and explain the potential of the DVD as an effective teaching resource. Free DVDs and classroom materials will be available to all participants following the presentation.
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Hokkaido JALT)
Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 500 yen
Venue: Sapporo L Plaza
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