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Bonus Talk: Extensive Reading – Thomas Bieri in Hirosaki

Update(April 18): My apologies. I indicated the Sunday times for the talk instead of the Friday time of 18:00-19:00. I just heard back from my contact in Hirosaki, Edo Forsythe that we’ve been able to get Thomas Bieri in for another talk … Continue reading

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Developing Automaticity in Reading: A Study of University Students in Japan – Bryan Hahn

Happy New Year everyone. I want to kick off the New Year with a report of our last meeting of 2014. On December 14, we had a visit from Bryan Hahn of Akita International University.  He was in Morioka to talk … Continue reading

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Upcoming – December 14 – Bryan Hahn – Developing Automaticity in Reading: A Study of University Students in Japan

Location: AIINA, ROOM 817 Date December 14, 2014 Time: From 1:30pm – 4:30pm(13:30-16:30) Cost: Free for JALT members. ¥1000 for non-members. ¥500 for full-time students. Contact: iwatejalt@hotmail.com phone/fax: 019-663-3132 Abstract Many Japanese students learning English do not develop language skills naturally. … Continue reading

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April 20 meeting with Peter J.Collins from the Foreign Language Center at Tokai University.

Iwate JALT met on April 20 to discuss “Supplemental Reading Material for Secondary Textbook Lessons.” Our guest speaker was Peter J. Collins, and he had plenty to say about using and making supplemental reading material to complement high school and junior high … Continue reading

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Supplementing Reading Materials for Secondary Textbook Lessons

Iwate JALT will have a meeting on April 20, 2014 at AIINA in Morioka. We will be hosting a talk by Peter J.Collins from the Foreign Language Center at Tokai University. The title of the talk will be, “Supplementing Reading … Continue reading

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