16/08/06 ワークショップTOPICを発表します!

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1st topic : WORLD CAFÉ at ESCO

Please study WORLD CAFÉ at below link.
Japanese) http://world-cafe.net/flow.html
English)   http://www.theworldcafe.com/

Key Questions)
1) How can we make ESCO a better place? Do you have any suggestions?

2) What kind of activities or materials do you think will be helpful to our members in improving their English? Do you have any ideas or suggestions that can improve our discussions or procedure?

3) What kind of events should we hold in the fall? Do you have any suggestions? How often should these events be held? (Once every 2, 3, 4 months?)

4) In what way can we improve upon the attractiveness and enjoyment of our banquet?

 

2nd topic : The linguistic genius of babies
https://www.ted.com/talks/patricia_kuhl_the_linguistic_genius_of_babies?

1) What did the speaker say about the Japanese “R”? Are you conscious about the pronunciation of R and L when you speak English?

2) What did the speaker say about the critical period for learning a language? Do you agree?

3) According to the presentation, younger people are at an advantage when learning a new language. Do you think it is difficult for older people to learn a new language?

4) In the speaker’s lab, work is focused on the first critical period of development. In what way will this research be helpful to us?