All Ages - Academic Subjects and Accent Reduction
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James J. Asher, Ph.D James Asher is known
internationally as the originator of The Total Physical Response (TPR).
He has demonstrated this powerful tool in almost every state in America
in hundreds of elementary schools, high schools and universities from
Stanford to New York University, from the University of Alaska to the
University of Hawaii and Cambridge University in England. Recently he
made presentations to educators in Seoul, Korea and, at the request
of the American Embassy, in the Turkish cities of Istanbul, Izmir, and
How to apply the Total Physical Response (TPR) for best results
Saturday, September 24
Judy B. Gilbert has an M.A. in linguistics from the University of California at Davis, and a teaching credential in bilingual education at the secondary level. She taught pronunciation for many years and now concentrates on writing and giving workshops. Her special interests are 1) kinesthetic and visual approaches to teaching pronunciation, 2) the relationship between pronunciation and listening comprehension, and 3) the connection between pronunciation and literacy. She is the author of Clear Speech from the Start, (2001), Clear Speech, (3rd edition, 2005) and is co-author of Speaking Clearly (1999, British edition), all from Cambridge University Press.
Simplicity Is The Key: Priorities For Teaching Pronunciation At All Levels
Thursday, September 22
Dave Sperling is the creator of one of the most popular ESL/EFL websites on the Internet, Dave's ESL Cafe, which received millions of hits each month from students and teachers from more than 150 different countries throughout the world. He is also the author of three Internet books, The Internet Guide for English Language Teachers, Dave Sperling's Internet Guide, and Dave Sperling's Internet Activity Workbook.
Dave's passion for teaching began in Asia, where he spent 10 years teaching EFL in Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. In 1992 he returned to the US to complete his MA in Applied Linguistics/TESL at California State University, Northridge, where he also taught ESL in the Intensive English Program until 1999. Dave lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, where he runs Dave's ESL Cafe full-time.
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