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Getting Started with Vocabulary Notebooks

Saturday, July 24th, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Nathaniel Carney

This presentation will be about general use of vocabulary notebooks as well as the specific system I have set up for my students. I will begin by discussing vocabulary notebooks in general--options to think about--and I will mention some references that might be helpful. After that, I will tell you about how I use vocabulary notebooks with my students. I will explain how and why I have been incorporating word and phrase list information into the vocabulary notebooks, and I will explain how I create individual assessments so that each student can be tested on their individual vocabulary list items. I will end by telling you about some of the problems I have experienced, and my plans for the future (of vocabulary notebooks). There will be time for discussion and questions at the end.

About the speaker:

Dr. Nathaniel Carney is a professor of English at Kobe College in Nishinomiya, Japan. He has been teaching English in Japan for 15 years. Before that, he taught EFL in Korea and ESL and Spanish in the United States. His main research interests are second language acquisition, testing and assessment, and teacher education.

Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: 500 yen
Non-members: free

Venue: Online: The Zoom link will be posted on the Fukuoka JALT website the day before

Location: Online, Online Events, Online Event

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