NPO Teaching English Methods Institute:

LATEM Group Seminar Tour

Date: Saturday, September 21st, 2002 Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Speaker: Helene J. Uchida

LATEM (Little America Teaching English Methods) was developed by Helene J. Uchida to teach elementary school English in an experiential, fast-paced and challenging way. LATEM activities include dynamic and innovative approaches which enable students to succeed in English via

  • warm-ups,
  • self-introductions,
  • role-playing,
  • pair work,
  • phonics,
  • TPR (total physical response),
  • reading,
  • writing,
  • student interaction activities,
  • listening comprehension,
  • testing, and
  • curriculum basics.
The veteran presenter, Helene Jarmol Uchida, is Director of Little America English Schools and a lecturer at Fukuoka University of Education and Temple University. She is also the author of The Challenge Book Series. She answers questions about teaching English to children for The Daily Yomiuri's "Primary Advice" column. Uchida is the creator of LATEM which provides English teachers with successful tools to help guide students into interacting in simple, concrete English.

Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute

Cost: 10,000 yen including LATEM booklet and certificate of completion.

Venue: Create Hamamatsu, 2-1 Hayaumacho, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka

Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan


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