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Saturday, February 26 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Using what you know: Embodied Oral Reading to Spontaneous Speech

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This presentation demonstrates a haptic (using gesture and touch) method for assisting students in becoming more confident in using in conversation vocabulary or aspects of pronunciation, which they can probably do privately. It is also helpful for those with little opportunity to practice speaking in or outside of class.

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William Acton

Director, MATESOL, Trinity Western University
I am currently Director of the MATESOL at Trinity Western University. The presentation I am doing, "Using what you know: Embodied Oral Reading to Spontaneous Speech," is based on my recent work exploring ways to assist learners who do not have much if any opportunity to practice their... Read More →
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Yushu Qie

Trinity Western University
Suri (Yushu) Qie is an MA TESOL student of Trinity Western University. Her undergraduate work was in media communications. She has been doing research on haptic pronunciation teaching with professor William Acton.
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Nina Volzhanina

Trinity Western University
Nina Volzhanina is a student at Trinity Western University in the MA TESOL department. Her previous experience consists of working with young learners in South Korea. During her masters, she became fascinated with the changes happening in the field regarding teaching speaking and... Read More →

Saturday February 26, 2022 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Tubb's Hill Park