Teaching EFL leaners shadowing for listening
Abstract: In the workshop, the main points of shadowing for EFL learners are summarized. There are five topics; (1) What is shadowing?; (2) General effectiveness of shadowing; (3) Shadowing for more effective use; (4) More on shadowing; (5) Limitations of past studies and future direction. Based on each topic, the presenter will summarize the main points, and also interact with the audience, involving discussion occasionally.
Presenter: Dr. Yo Hamada is an associate professor at Akita University. He holds a Master's degree in TESOL from Temple University and a doctoral degree in Education from Hiroshima University. He has been researching shadowing and recently has published a book, titled Teaching EFL Learners Shadowing for Listening: Developing learners' bottom-up skills, from Loutledge (2016).