VIDEO Oxford Teaching Workshop Series, Sendai 2015

Oxford Reading Tree

I really enjoyed presenting at the Sendai Oxford Teaching Workshop Series last Sunday. It was great to present on home ground, and we had a fantastic audience on the day.

My presentation was “Reading: the key 21st Century skill” and made the following points:

  1. reading is very important, and should be part of all language courses
  2. non-fiction is often neglected, but many learners prefer it and it is sometimes easier to understand
  3. OUP has a nice range of non-fiction readers
  4. how to include reading practice in your classes
  5. how to design an extensive reading program

You can see the full presentation below:

Please let me know if you have any questions or comments 🙂

Sorry to miss your presentation this year! I’m sure it went very well.

I really enjoyed it! Hopefully the audience did too 🙂

I enjoyed the video. Thank you for all the information and your guidance to non-fiction books. They were very helpful. And also, thanks for mentioning my presentation at Yokohama, Nagoya and Osaka. The ‘Reading in the class’ page was wonderful. I didn’t know that you were such a great manga-artist!

Thanks Yuko 🙂


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