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This month marks the successful close of the 25th year of the IE Program. We wish this year’s graduates all the best in their future endeavors.
Here’s the schedule for the 2019 Academic year. Click on the image to view the PDF: An English version of the academic calendar can be found at: http://aoyama-iec.sakura.ne.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/ukeire_Academic_Calendar_2019-20-1.pdf .
Make the most of your time at AGU and try to develop an interest in something that requires–or can be enhanced by–the use of English. Even better, make the most of being where you are and explore ways of contributing … Continue reading
This is the 25th anniversary of the Integrated English Program. We’d like to thank all of the teachers and students who have been part of the program through the years and helped to make it one of the best EAP … Continue reading
Barnaby Ralph Clark Richardson See messages from eight more former IE Program teachers: Melvin Andrade Eiko Asoh Rachael Barat Brant Hardgrave Kathy Reimer Joyce Taniguchi Yoko Wakui Mariko Yokokawa
At the lively JALT 2017 Conference, James Broadbridge, Greg Strong, Melvin Andrade, Jeff Bruce, and myself gave a well-attended talk on “Exploring Online and Autonomous Extensive Reading.” Here’s the blurb on it that ran in the conference handbook: “Extensive reading’s … Continue reading
In the Lifelong Language Learning Forum at the JALT 2017 Conference in Tsukuba, Mitsue Allen-Tamai–along with her former MA student, Yumi Matsunaga, now an English teacher for elementary schools in Shinagawa Ward–gave an intriguing report on the effects of Allen-Tamai … Continue reading
Click on the thumbnail of the Schedule for the 2018 Academic Year for a larger and clearer view. Find an English version of the 2018/19 schedule at http://aoyama-iec.sakura.ne.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/ukeire2018-2019_Academic_Calendar.pdf.
Many thanks to Prof. Matsuo Kimura for his great organizational skills and hard work in organizing AGU’s hosting of the JACET extravaganza. From August 29th to the 31st, Aoyama Gakuin University held JACET’s 56th International Convention. Mitsue Allen-Tamai and I … Continue reading
At the 4th Extensive Reading World Congress, which was held at Toyo Gakuin University last weekend Gregory Strong, Joseph Dias, Gamal Mohamed, Milton Miltiadous, and BJ Butler presented their observations using the extensive reading app Xreading with students. This was … Continue reading