Teaching Speaking: Classroom exercises

Teaching Speaking: Classroom exercises
Terry Yearley (Saitama University)

Date: July 2nd (Sat.), 2016           Time: 14:15-16:15pm
Venue: Matsumoto City Tourist Information Office 2F (One block south of Matsumoto Castle.)
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NB – Please note this workshop is not being held at our usual meeting place – Matsumoto M-wing.
ご注意- 今回のワークショップは普段の待ち合わせ場所で開催されていません。

We will examine some speaking exercises with regard to how and why they are used in the language classroom. We will begin with an overview of Nation’s four strands (meaning-focused input, meaning-focused output, language-focused learning, and fluency development), and then look at how speaking fits into this framework. We will then explore the usage of two specific exercises (‘432’ and ‘Talking Zone’) and discuss their roles within the Four Strands. Finally, we will share other speaking activities in groups and attempt to categorize their respective roles.

Terry Yearley has a first class honours degree in Linguistics with TEFL, and an MA TESOL. He has been teaching EFL in Japan since 2001, and currently teaches speaking and writing at Saitama University. He is the Program Chair for West Tokyo JALT, and the Program Officer for ETJ Tokyo.

Admission:  JALT members free.  Non-members: 1000 yen.  JALT会員は無料、非会員は当日1000円
Inquiries: Gregory Birch (gbirch@seisen-jc.ac.jp)
See JALT.org events calendar for latest details.
Signup for the event via facebook here.

場所は、JALTのホームページのイベントカレンダーから検索できます (JALT.org)

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