May 22nd, 2013 | Author: Muchi
David Barker will be presenting at Gifu Shotoku Gakuen University, Hashima Campus onThursday May 23rd from 4.30~6.30. He will talk about ‘The role of cross-linguistic influence in language learning.’ Please spread the word!
You can see the flyer for the event here.
May 13th, 2013 | Author: Muchi
David Barker will be presenting at the JALT Pan SIG Conference on Sunday May 19th from 1.05 pm to 1.30 pm at Nanzan University in Nagoya. The title of the presentation is “Reverse engineering as a language learning strategy.” BTB Press will also have a book exhibition on both days of the conference. Hope you can join us!
April 25th, 2013 | Author: David
Due to a technical error, the iPhone app for Learning English Vocabulary was temporarily removed from the Apple App Store. It has now been restored. We apologise for any confusion or inconvenience.
April 2nd, 2013 | Author: David
Read to Write Email, Read to Write Compositions, and both editions of Nice to Meet You – Academic are now ready for shipping. Please use the “contact us” button at the top of the page if you would like an inspection copy (teachers only). Read to Write Junior will be ready in a few weeks.
January 29th, 2013 | Author: Muchi
David Barker is presenting at the Student Involvement in SAC Conference on February 2nd from 10.00 am to 10.45 am at Nanzan University Kenshu Centre, Nagoya.
[ Featured speaker workshop ]
“How to Give a Good Presentation”
Date: Saturday, February 2nd
Time: 10.00 – 10.45 am
Venue: Nanzan University Kenshu Centre (Nagoya), Main Hall
Fee: 2,000 yen (students – FREE)
* They will accept onsite registration.
You can download the flyer and view the program from the JASAL website (English only).
January 8th, 2013 | Author: Muchi
David Barker will be presenting at the JASTEC conference on February 3rd from 1:00 pm to 2:20 pm at Tokai University Junior College. The title of the presentation is “Teaching Learners How to ‘Take’ a Lesson.”
For details, please visit the JASTEC website or download the flyer.
December 5th, 2012 | Author: Muchi
David Barker will be presenting on the topic “What is ‘English Conversation’ and how do you teach it?” at the Hiroshima JALT Mini-conference on Sunday, December 16th from 1.00 to 1.45 at the Hiroshima YMCA. Please visit the Hiroshima JALT website for more details (the schedule and abstract have been updated).
This will be David’s last presentation in 2012, so we hope to see you there.
November 13th, 2012 | Author: Muchi
David Barker will be presenting at Hamamatsu JALT on Sunday, November 18th from 1.10-4.10 pm at Hamamatsu Shimin Kyodo Center in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka. The title of the presentation is “What is ‘English conversation,’ and how can it be taught? ”
For further information, please visit the Hamamtsu JALT website.
October 30th, 2012 | Author: David
David Barker will be presenting at the Hokkaido JALT conference in Sapporo on Saturday November 3rd. His presentation is from 2.15 to 3, and the title is “Teaching students how to ‘take’ a lesson.” He will also be a member of the panel for the symposium entitled “Can you use chopsticks? Micro-aggression, pragmatic failure, and culture” starting at 4.15. Please visit the Hokkaido JALT conference page for more information.
October 18th, 2012 | Author: David
Thanks to everyone who attended my presentation on Saturday. There were more than 30 people there, so I guess a lot of teachers are interested in learning more about giving presentations. I have uploaded a video of my presentation along with the notes on my blog. Please click on “Blogs” in the menu above and choose “BTB Blog for Teachers.” Look forward to reading your comments.