Hokkaido JALT:

Understanding Bilingualism

Date: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Barry Ratzliff (Hokkaido International School), Shannon Koga (Hokkaido International School), Tim Greer (Kobe University)

All are welcome to join us for a three part program that considers what it means to be bilingual. Part I features a talk on bilingualism in education. Part II showcases an interactive Q+A panel featuring multiple perspectives on bilingualism. Part III presents a talk on bilingual identity in interaction. Participants may come and go between presentations. Presentations will be in English, Japanese or will be bilingual.

Schedule at a glance:

  • Part I. (2:00 - 3:00 p.m.) Bilingualism in Education
  • Part II. (3:00 - 3:40 p.m.) Interactive Question and Answer Panel
  • Part III. (4:00 - 5:00 p.m.) Doing Bilinguality in Interaction

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

Cost: free

Venue: Sapporo International Communications Plaza

Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan


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