Title: The Case for a Chiune Sugihara CLIL Reading and Writing Course
Time: 2:15 pm
Room: MacDonald 12
Name: Matthew Miner
Institution: Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba, Japan
Co-presenters (if any):
Type: Paper or Report (45 min)
Summary: Chiune Sugihara was a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of refugees during World War II. This presentation rationalizes Sugihara's biography for a Content Language Integrated Learning and Genre Theory course at a Japanese university. This biography balances authenticity, age appropriateness, and comprehensibility.
Biography: Matthew Miner majored in English at the University of California, Berkeley, and then received a Master's in Teaching English as a Second Language at Eastern Washington University. He then moved to Japan, where he has since been teaching all ages of English learners, most recently young adults at Kanda University of International Studies. His research interests include curriculum development and design, specifically CLIL.
Topics addressed: Instructional Strategies
Intended audience: Higher Ed. Intensive English,Developers of Materials/Curriculum,International Settings
Thematic track: Instructional Strategies
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