Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

 
Session Overview
Session
CUE Sat1030-7
Time:
Saturday, 19/May/2018:
10:30am - 10:55am

Location: 4605
S:30-40

Show help for 'Increase or decrease the abstract text size'
Presentations

Eliciting Student Answers: Finding What It Takes

S. M. Paton

Fukuoka University, Japan

Trainees on the Cambridge CELTA certificate course are taught to routinely elicit responses and answers from students. It’s part of an effective and communicative class style. But what if your students habitually shut down or panic when called upon? Intercultural communication literature confirms that there are significant cultural propensities and expectations to overcome, and identifies many that we need to consider when teaching Japanese university students.

In this presentation, I will demonstrate and explain some strategies I’ve developed that are proving effective in raising consciousness and increasing communicability in class.



 
Contact and Legal Notice · Contact Address:
Privacy Statement · Conference: Pan-SIG 2018
Conference Software - ConfTool Pro 2.6.123
© 2001 - 2018 by Dr. H. Weinreich, Hamburg, Germany