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Public Workshop on English Presentations 2012.2.22


English presentation skills for Japanese scholars:Improving pronunciation and the appeal of presentations

The University of Shizuoka Language and Communication Research Center, together with the Graduate School of the Faculty of International Relations, is sponsoring a public workshop on English presentation skills for scholars.

Intended participants
High school and university instructors (both English and Japanese native speakers welcome)

Number of participants
30

Time
Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Place
University of Shizuoka, General Education (Ippan Kyoiku) Building, third floor, “The STUDIO” (Room 2310)

Instructor
Philip Hawke, Global COE Program Associate Professor, University of Shizuoka(Author, English Presentation Skills for Japanese Scientists, Yodosha)

Workshop content
1. Overview and practice of effective English presentation skills
2. Techniques for teaching English presentation skills
3. Open discussion about particular problems with English presentations
Note: If you have presentation slides of your own, please bring them for discussion purposes.
(Slides made by students are also welcome.)

Workshop schedule
13:00 - 13:15 Registration
13:15 - 14:30 Workshop 1
14:30 - 14:40 Break
14:40 - 15:55 Workshop 2
16:00 - 16:30 Discussion and feedback

Application
Please send an e-mail to langcom@u-shizuoka-ken.ac.jp with “English presentation” as the subject, and include the following information:
1. Name 2. Institution 3. Contact information (telephone number, e-mail address) 4. What topics you would most like to see covered in the workshop
Application deadline: Monday, 20 February 2012, 5:00 p.m.

Further information
Language Communication Research Center, 054-264-5249,
langcom@u-shizuoka-ken.ac.jp