Vocabulary Learning Strategies: Applying What We Know From Research to Our Practice

Nara Chapter

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 2 October 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Atsushi Mizumoto, Ph.D.

In this talk, Atsushi Mizumoto, Ph.D. of Kanasi University will present an overview of research in vocabulary learning strategies and suggest ways to incorporate strategy instruction in our classroom. He will first introduce research on different types of vocabulary learning strategies and how they are related to learners' individual differences. Next, he will discuss what we know from instructional studies on vocabulary learning strategies, mainly focusing on how we can apply those findings to our own practice. Any person interested in vocabulary learning and teaching is welcome to attend this talk.

Presenter Bio
Atsushi Mizumoto, Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education, is Associate
Professor at the Faculty of Foreign Language Studies and the Graduate
School of Foreign Language Education and Research, Kansai University,
Japan. His current research interests include learning strategies,
language testing, and corpus use for pedagogical purposes. He has
published articles in journals such as Applied Linguistics, Language
Teaching Research, Reading in a Foreign Language, ReCALL, RELC
Journal, and System. He is the recipient of Best Academic Paper Award
from Japan Society of English Language Education in the Year of 2014.
Website: http://mizumot.com

Location: 
Yamato Conference Hall
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
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