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September 13, 2009

Paul Nation to present at the ETJ English Language Teaching Expos

paul_nation.jpgPaul Nation, regarded by many as the world's leading expert on learning vocabulary, will be presenting at four of the ETJ English language teaching Expos in October/November - Tokyo, Sendai, Osaka and Nagoya. He will be sponsored by Compass Media and David English House.

Paul Nation is Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He supervises MA and PhD research on vocabulary and teaches courses on the teaching and learning of vocabulary. He has taught in Indonesia, Thailand, the United States, Finland and Japan.

Paul's publications include the 'Essential English Words' series and 'Reading for Speed and Fluency', both published by Compass. You can see a list of his books by clicking here, download his articles here and view his blog at the Extensive Reading Foundation by clicking here.

The dates and venues of the Expos are as follows:

• Sun Oct 18: Chukyo University, Nagoya
• Sun Oct 25: Kogyo Daigaku (Naka-ku campus), Hiroshima
• Sat/Sun Oct 31/Nov 1: Toyo Gakuen University (Hongo Campus), Tokyo
• Sun Nov 8: Tohoku Fukushi University, Sendai
• Sun Nov 29: Seifu High School, Osaka Sun Dec 6: Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka

You can register to attend the Expos by clicking here

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