Practical Tips for Reading-aloud Picture Books and Developing Abilities to Become Independent Extensive Reading Reader
Date: Sunday, September 16th, 2018 Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Yuko Suzuki (ABC4YOU English School)
In recent years, extensive reading has received a lot of attention as a method which allows learners to understand and absorb language by reading a large amount of comprehensible, interesting material without needing to translate. However, while Japanese English learners are young, it is often difficult for them to do extensive reading independently. During those days, by gaining experience of being read aloud to from someone else will enable a learner to eventually be an independent reader and get him/her to do extensive reading by himself/herself.
Yuko will show the common aspects between reading-aloud and extensive reading. She will also introduce practical tips for reading-aloud picture books to Japanese English learners, aged between 6-12, in order to develop their abilities to become successful independent extensive reading readers.
Bio: Yuko is a member of Non-Profit Organization Tadoku Supporters and Japan Extensive Reading Association. She is an owner of ABC4YOU English School in Tokyo and an experienced teacher trainer and presenter. She is a trainer of the English Tadoku Reading Club and works closely as an Extensive Reading (Tadoku) advisor with English teachers of young learners, junior and senior high school teachers. She received her Masters of Science from Keio University in 1994.
ETJ Chiba will not only host the workshop at a venue, but organizes a realtime multiple-connected video-conference for remote participants, to be fully interactive with the speaker at the venue. For pre-registration please email Yuco Kikuchi stating whether you are attending or participating online. Online registration will be closed on September 6th. Online participants will be required to have a short connecting test prior to the workshop.
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan) (ETJ Chiba)
Cost: ETJ Members: 500 yen for onsite, 2,000 yen for online
Non-members: 1,000 yen for onsite, 2,000 yen for online
Venue: Seminar Room 2, 5F, Kameido Camellia Plaza Access: 2 min walk from Kameido Station on the Sobu Line or the Tobu Kameido Line Address: 2-19-1 Kameido, Koto-ku, Tokyo 136-0071 Phone: 03-5626-2121
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