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Provisional Programme for the 18th BATJ Conference

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Day 1

Friday 4 September @ Homerton College

Time Venue
11:40-12:40 Conference reception area Registration
12:40-13:00 Paston Brown Opening Ceremony

Paston Brown

Keynote Speech
Professor Osamu Kamada (Nanzan University) <abstract>
Promotion of Proficiency in Discourse and Cross-Cultural Communication Skills

14:30-14:40 Break
14:40-15:10 Paston Brown

Presentation 1 - Research
Kanako Miyabayashi (SOAS, University of London) <abstract>
Effects of Recasts on the learning of Japanese Case Particles

15:10-15:20 Break
15:20-15:50 Paston Brown

Presentation 2 Practical Report
Marina Sereda-Linley <abstract>
Differentiated Instruction in Key Stage 2 Japanese Language Teaching - Rationale and implementation

15:50-16:20 Conference reception area Tea Break
16:20-16:50 Paston Brown

Presentation 3 Practical Report
Yumiko Ishiwata (Oxford Brookes University) <abstract>
The Class Activities of Japanese Language Production -An analysis of the acquisition of critical thinking and academic Japanese-

16:50-17:00 Break
17:00-18:00 Paston Brown

Invited Speech
Dr Boping Yuan (University of Cambridge) <abstract>
Implications of Second Language Research Findings for Second Language Teaching'

18:00-19:30 Combination Room Drink Reception/Accommodation Check-in
19:30- Fellows Dining Room Dinner (Optional)

Day 2

Saturday 5 September

Time Venue
09:00-09:20 Conference reception area Registration
09:30-10:30 Paston Brown BATJ AGM
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15 Paston Brown

Presentation 4 - Research
Noriyuki Ishibashi <abstract>
The Significance of Grammar of Japanese Pseudo-nouns
The usage of the pseudo-noun mono

11:15-11:25 Break
11:25-11:55 Paston Brown

Presentation 5 - Practical Report
Naomi Cross (Himeji Dokkyo University) <abstract>
Combined Academic Japanese Writing Course for Native and Non-Native Japanese Speaking Students:
As a promoter of mutual learning and multicultural understanding

12:00-13:00 Fellows Dining Room Lunch
13:00-13:30 Paston Brown

Presentation 6 - Practical Report
Miki Hashimoto (SOAS, University of London) <abstract>
Native Japanese Speakers Evaluations of Complaining Expressions Written by L2 Japanese Learners

13:30-13:40 Break
13:40-14:55 Paston Brown

Workshop Professor Osamu Kamada (Nanzan University) <abstract>
'Activities to Promote Proficiency in Discourse and Cross-Cultural Communication Skills


Paston Brown/
Conference reception area

Poster Presentations & Tea break

Kumi Casey (Newcastle University) <abstract>
Correlation between homework and academic achievement
How can teachers help students make good progress?

Erina Kojima (SOAS, University of London) <abstract>
Critical Discourse Analysis of news reporting in two Japanese newspapers

Akiko Kurosawa (Yamagata University) <abstract>
The role of multi-lingual contrastive approach of passive voice through a group work

Kazumi Tachikawa (Ryutsu Keizai University) <abstract>
Developing the Ability of Risk Communication for Intermediate and Advanced Foreign Japanese Learnersthrough Active Learning

Sakie Chiba, Yoko Matsumoto-Sturt, Sakino Kelbie (University of Edinburgh) <abstract>
Japanese for members of society: Putting Intercultural communication and attitudinal expression into social context in JFL advanced class


Paston Brown/
Bamford room

BATJ Forum
17:20-17:35 Paston Brown Closing Ceremony
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