Language Skills General Combined SIG AGM/Forum

Listening SIG Forum

Sun, Nov 14, 10:45-12:15 Asia/Tokyo

Location: Room 23

The forum, divided into three parts, will first showcase the Listening SIG. This will include outlining our communication, events, and publication initiatives. The second part will consist of a guest speaker presenting recent research conducted in the area of listening. The third part will be convened as an annual general meeting and then a panel discussion for both SIG members and guests to share their own experiences and accounts of research developments.

  • naheen_madarbakus-ring@nucba.ac.jp

    Naheen Madarbakus-Ring is a lecturer at Nagoya University of Commerce and Business in Japan. She has taught in South Korea, the UK and New Zealand. Naheen received her PhD in Applied Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington (NZ). Her research areas include listening strategies, curriculum and material development.

  • Marc Jones

    Marc Jones teaches English communication and skills courses. His research interests are listening and phonology as well as task-based language teaching, corpus linguistics and psychology.

  • Stuart Benson

    Stuart Benson is an Associate Professor at the University of Aizu in Fukushima, Japan. He has taught in Japan and New Zealand. His areas of interest are ESP in non-university settings, vocabulary acquisition, and corpus linguistics. His current research investigates technical vocabulary in spoken rugby discourse.

  • David Coulson

    I teach in an MA program in language education

  • Joshua Matthews

    Dr Joshua Matthews is a lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the School of Education, at the University of New England, Australia. Josh’s main research areas are second language (L2) teaching and testing, with a special focus on the use of technology in the development of L2 listening capabilities. He has undertaken research projects in China, Japan, Thailand and Australia and his previous research has been published in outlets such as Language Testing, Language Learning and Technology, ReCALL and Computer Assisted Language Learning among others.