Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPRS)

by JALT
(Kagoshima, Kyushu)

Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPRS)

Date and Time:
Sunday, 22 May 2011 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker:
Melinda Kawahara

What is it? It’s the leading second language teaching methodology in the world.

Why it works? It uses constant repetition while asking students questions to create a story using their imaginations.

Who uses it? All the teachers who want their students to learn a second language through a natural teaching approach.

What is the natural teaching approach? It’s learning a second language in the same way you learn your first language. Stress free!

In this workshop you’ll experience first hand how TPRS works and how easy it is to learn a second language. The instructor will teach you the first step to TPRS and also give you time to practice.

Biography:
Melinda Kawahara has been teaching English in Japan fro 23 years. Since learning of the TPRS methodology she has completed five intensive courses in the United States. She wants to share her knowledge of this method with teachers throughout Japan and has been a guest speaker at conferences and workshops for various teaching organizations. In 2008 her workshop was chosen as the best workshop in Kita Kyushu and was recommended to present at the National JALT conference in Shizuoka. In 2010 she was invited to Chicago in America to teach Japanese at the International TPRS conference. She wants to help you to become a better teacher for your students.
Location:
Sunyell, Arata, Kagoshima City
Guide to Location:
Link to meeting location
Fee for JALT members:
Free
Fee for one-day members:
1000 yen

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