Kobe JALT:

Cat's Feat: From Practice to Principle in Task Design and Task-based Learning

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2002 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Jane Willis, Aston University

Willis will show how a series of communication tasks can be generated from one theme and demonstrate their use in class. She will illustrate activities which provide a focus on vocabulary, lexical phrases and grammar within the context of the task, and then summarise the principles and learning theories that support task-based learning(TBL). About the speaker: Dr. Jane Willis is one of the Main Speakers at the JALT 2002 National Conference. She worked as a language teacher and trainer in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia before joining Aston University in the UK. Please note that this presentation will follow an earlier presentation by John F. Fanselow.

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

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1000 yen (for both of today's presentations)

Venue: Kobe YMCA Chapel (between JR Sannomiya and JR Shin-Kobe)

Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan


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