Dear members and friends of Nara JALT and MW-SIG,

With the high jinks of April fools out of the way for another year, it is time to get serious and add our April event to your schedule:
 

Materials and Methods for Teaching Spoken Language

Presented by Nara Chapter and Materials Writers SIG

Date and Time: 
 Sunday, 26 April 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
           Cameron Romney (Sangyo University) 
                           John Campbell-Larsen (Kyoto Women's University) 

With the cooperation of MW SIG, Nara JALT is proud to present this wonderfully practical doubleheader-event to kick off the academic year. Cameron Romney, a Featured Speaker at JALT 2015, will be talking about ways to write supplements that go with commercial textbooks. To follow, John Campbell-Larsen will be talking about how to use materials to stimulate speaking.

-Presentation 1-
Creating Supplements that Increase Opportunities for Spoken Interaction

Speaker: Cameron Romney (Sangyo University)
Cameron Romney has taught ESL/EFL in both the United States and Japan for the last 15 years. He holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Colorado at Denver. In 2015, he was employed as a Foreign Language Contract Lecturer at Kyoto Sangyo University in Kyoto, Japan. 

-Presentation 2-
A Page Full of Text to a Mouth Full of Air

Speaker: John Campbell-Larsen (Kyoto Women's University)
John Campbell-Larsen is associate professor of English at Kyoto Women's University. He received his master's degree in TESOL from Birmingham University and his research interests include Conversation Analysis, Pragmatics and teaching the spoken language. 

Location: 
 Yamato Meeting Place (やまと会議室), conveniently located near Kintetsu Nara Stn.
Guide to Location: 
 Link to meeting location
Fee for JALT members: 
 Free 
Fee for one-day members: 
 1,000 yen