Speakers: Gerardine McCrohan and Paul Batten, Kagawa University.
Title: Teaching and Testing communicative strategies.
Date: June 30, 2011
Location: Room 411 Education Campus, Kagawa University, Saiwai-cho 1-1, Takamatsu.
Speaker: Mike Byram
Title: Purposes and approaches to foreign language education: universalism or particularism?
Details: The main focus of this talk will be whether language teaching can be ‘universal’ or has to be ‘particularistic’ i.e. with the purposes and aims /objectives specific to each country. This will lead onto dealing with the model of intercultural communicative competence (Byram, 1997). The talk will include a question and answers section.
Date & time: June 28 (Tuesday) – 6:45pm – 9:00pm
Location: Lifelong Learning Center in Umeda (OSAKA)
Alex Kerr, the author of ‘Lost Japan’ (1994) and ‘Dogs and Demons’ (2002) will talk about his activities at Iya in Tokushima and in other places. This talk is part of the Department’s Japan Studies Program and will be in Japanese.
June 18 (Sat.)