|O n l i n e||: ISSN 2432‐1389|
|P r i n t||: ISSN 2432‐1370|
APU Journal of Language Research publishes papers in English and Japanese relating to language and language teaching.
Papers should preferably be submitted electronically to RCAPS at aplj*apu.ac.jp, as email attachments. For more information regarding submissions, please see the “Notes for Contributors (PDF)” section in the back of a recent issue of the APLJ or "Contribution Guidelines for APU Journal of Language Research Guidelines (PDF)" above. Note: we have substituted * for @ in the above address to protect against spam mail
The First APLJ Symposium: Enriching Language Education through Collaboration
The first ever APLJ Symposium will be held on Wednesday, May 8th 2019 at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University's (APU) Center for Language Education (CLE). This will be a one-day event, which will include a bi-lingual panel session, a keynote presentation and a poster session. The presentations will be given by current and past APU faculty, but attendance at the event is open to all so please feel free to invite anyone you know who is interested in language education.
The presentations will be given by current and past APU faculty, but attendance at the event is open to all.
The symposium has three main objectives, which are to:
• share the wide-ranging research interests of language faculty past and present in the CLE at APU;
• plant the seeds for new research articles;
• promote collaboration between the different languages that make up APU's CLE.
The schedule is as follows:
|Date and time：||10:00-16:00 Wednesday, May 8, 2019|
Address, Panel Discussion and Keynote Presentation at H202
Poster Presentations at the Atrium in F Building
|10:00 AM||Opening Address|
James Blackwell: "A Text-based Approach to Designing Language Assessments"
Anthony Diaz: "Towards Improving Japanese EFL Learners' Pronunciation: The Impact of Teaching Suprasegmentals on Intelligibility"
Tomoko Eto: "Japanese EFL Learners in Bilingual Group Discussions: A Needs Analysis"
Huifang Zhang: "On the Corresponding Relationship between Modality Forms of Chinese and Japanese: A Case Study of the Japanese Translation of Chinese "SHI BU SHI""
Discussants: Paul Sevigny and Akiko Honda
|1:15 PM||Keynote Presentation by John Collins: "Conducting Research and Writing and Publishing Articles"|
We very much look forward to welcoming you to the APLJ Symposium.
The APLJ Symposium Team